IP Conference - 2017

IP2018 Program 4 – 5 October, 2018

“Success Stories: University Owned and/or Partnered Technology Investment Funds”

4 October, Thursday

08:30 - 09:00 Registration
09:00 - 10:00 Welcome Speech Prof. Mehmed Özkan, Rector Boğaziçi University, Istanbul
  “Sertaç Köksaldı IPR Achievement Award” Ceremony
  Keynote Speech: Hüsnü Özyeğin, Founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors Fiba Holding, and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Özyeğin University, Istanbul
10:00 - 11:30 1st Panel, “International, Regional & National Strategies of Public Institutions on The Role of TTOs in Enhancing Academic IP Commercialization on International, Regional and National Scale”
  Chair: Prof. Hasan Mandal, President, The Scientific & Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), Ankara
  Michal Svantner, Director Department for Transition and Developed Countries (TDC), World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva
  Thomas Bereuter, Programme Area Manager, Innovation Support, European Patent Academy, European Patent Office (EPO), Munich
  Prof. Habip Asan, President Turkish Patent & Trademark Office (Turk Patent), Ankara
  Prof. Orhan Aydın, Audit Board Member, Council of Higher Education (YÖK), Ankara
11:30 - 12:00 Coffee Break
12:00 - 13:30 2nd Panel, “Success Stories: UK Best Practices”
  Chair: Cengiz Tarhan, Managing Director UCL Business PLC, London
  Jeff Skinner, Executive Director, London Business School, London
  Peter Grant, MD New Business and Partnerships, IP Group plc, London
  Christoph Ruedig, Managing Partner, Albion Capital, London
13:30 - 14:30 Lunch Break
14:30 - 16:00 3rd Panel “New Insights from the Start-Up Nation”
  Chair: Nava Swersky Sofer, Board Member IMI, Jerusalem
  (TBA) The Yozma Grup, Tel Aviv
  (TBA) Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
  Glen Gardner, President of Vortechs Group, Ohio
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 - 18:00 4th Panel “EIF Panel Continental Europe Best Practices”
  Chair: Sandra Ferri, Head of Technology Transfer Investments at European Investment Fund (EIF), Luxembourg
  Nur Ozdemir, European Investment Fund (EIF), Luxembourg
  Harm de Vries, General Partner at Innovation Industries, Naarden, Netherlands
  Cesare Maifredi, General Partner, 360 Capital Partners, Milan
  Nader Sabbaghian, General Partner at 360 Capital Partners, London
18:00 Cocktail & Dinner Across Bosphorous by Boat Sponsored by ODTUTEKNOKENT
(This social event is for panelists and sponsors only)

5 October, Friday

08:30 - 08:45 Keynote Speech: Kemal Yamankaradeniz, Chairman of Board, Destek Patent A.Ş. Istanbul
08:45 - 10:00 5th Panel “WIPO Department for Transition & Developed Countries:  “WIPO IP Toolkit for Academic Institution”
  Chair: Michal Svantner, Director Department for Transition and Developed Countries (TDC), World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva
  Mohammad Alhabbal, Associate Program Officer, Development Sector, WIPO, Geneva
  Nedeljko Milosavljević, Director, TTO University of Belgrade. Belgrade
  Nefissa Chakroun, Senior Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer Consultant, Tunisia
  Prof. Nabil Arman, Computer Science and Information Technology Department, Palestine Polytechnic University, Hebron
  Mohammed Aljafari, Managing Director of Intellectual Property Commercialization Office, iPark Department, Royal Scientific Society, Amman
  Majda Said Al-Hinai, Technology Transfer Innovation & Entrepreneurship Department, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat
  Konul Ramiq Aliyeva, Head of Department of Social Sciences, Azerbaijan University of Architecture and Construction, Baku
  Bozena Kaczmarska, Director, Center for Protection of IP, Kielce University of Technology, Kielce
  Sheikha Al Akhzami, Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Department, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 - 12:00 6th Panel "Success Stories: USA Best Practices"
  Chair: Christopher R. Noble, Director of Corporate Engagement Environmental Solutions Initiative MIT and AUTM Board of Directors, Boston
  Cheryl Turnbull, Sr Director - Venture Capital and New Ventures at The Ohio State University, Columbus
  Brendan Rauw, Vice President | Business Development | Licensing | New Ventures Portland, Oregon
  Peter Rousos, Director, Economic and New Venture Development Vanderbilt University, Nashville
  Davis Farmer, Royal Ullysess Advisory Group, Boston
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 - 14:30 7th Panel “Patent Evaluations and Turkish Technology Funds”
  Chair: Timuçin Bilgör, BUBA, Istanbul
  Deepak Sharma, CEO, Anjay Venture Partners, San Francisco Bay Area
  Rohit Singh Gole, Senior Consultant, IP Solutions - MENA, Clarivate Analytics, Dubai
  Uğur Yalçıner, Chairman, Association of Patent and Trademark Attorneys (PEM), owner    Yalçıner Patent & Danışmanlık Lmt. Şti., and partner in BCP Counseling, Ankara
  Prof. Ahmet Yozgatlıgil, Advisor to the President of Middle East Technical University, Ankara
14:30 - 15:00 Coffee Break
15:00 - 16:30 8th Panel “Legal Matters on Licensing, Shareholder Agreements and Contractual issues”
  Chair: Kaan Dericioğlu, Head of Board of Directors, Ankara Patent, Ankara
  Kevin Nachtrab, Senior IP Attorney for Johnson & Johnson, and ex-President of the Licensing Executives Society International (LESI), Brussels 
  Aylin Aktürk Sahin, CEO - Igniters Tech Consulting, San Francisco
  Nebi Cem Erdogan, Head of International Technology Transfer Partnerships - Global Commercialization Agency, Austin
  M. N. Aydin Deris, Founding Partner, Deris Intellectual Property Attorneys, Istanbul
16:30 - 17:00    Closing Remarks
  Prof. Ayşın Baytan Ertüzün, Vice Rector Boğaziçi University, Istanbul
19:30 Farewell Dinner at BUMED sponsored by BUBA
(This social event is for panelists and sponsors only)


Trainings / Workshops

6 October, Saturday


09:30 - 12:30 Half-day long Workshop (Registration Required)
  “Bridging the Gap Workshop - How to connect science and business within the technology transfer organization” (Rectorate Conference Hall)
  Tamar Raz, CEO  Hadasit Medical Research Services and Development Ltd., Jerusalem
  Christopher Noble, Director of Corporate Engagement Environmental Solutions Initiative MIT and AUTM Board of Directors, Boston

7 October, Sunday


09:30 - 16:30 Full-day Workshop (Registration Required)
   “The Anatomy of a Research Collaboration Agreement”
  Kevin Nachtrab, Senior IP Attorney for Johnson & Johnson, and ex-Vice-President of the Licensing  Executives Society International (LESI)        
   
Lunch, Coffee, Tea & Snacks will be provided