LES 2015 Annual Meeting

LES 2015 Annual Meeting — October 25-28

Nine Tracks, Four Days, Hundreds of Connections

Earn up to 21 Mandatory CLE* credits and/or 22 CLP credits.

The number of unique tracks, ranging from High Tech, Life Sciences, Consumer Products, CEEM, and IUGI to topics like international IP, valuation, and diverse educational workshops. Where else can you learn about the intersection between IP and wearable technology and licensing biomedical innovations internationally all in the same day?
4 The number of days packed with future-focused plenaries, sector-specific workshops, off-site events, and networking opportunities.
The number of professional connections you can make at the 2015 LES Annual Meeting. LES members and meeting attendees cite annual meetings as the best way to get connected with peers and colleagues across different sectors.

Keynote Speaker

Featuring these Big Ideas

Panel Discussion: “Big Money is Back: The Financial Climate for Innovation”
Monday October 26, 2015; 9:15 AM – 10:30 AM
A cross industry panel of experts will explore and discuss how the changing financial climate is impacting innovation. There is money out there so, what are stakeholders doing and how is investment and licensing shaping innovation?

Sang Ahn
Sang Ahn
Samsung Electronics
Tom Heyman
Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JJDC, Inc. (JJDC)
Pat Patnode
Patrick Patnode

GE Ventures and Healthymagination
Jim Sledzik
Jim Sledzik

Energy Ventures


Orin Herskowitz
Orin Herskowitz
Columbia Technology Ventures

The Evolution of "Big Data" and Its Impact on Emerging Business Strategies and Innovation
Tuesday October 27, 2015; 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM
Big Data is touching every aspect of our lives and the amount of collected data continues to grow rapidly. This session will explore how organizations across multiple industries are capitalizing on the trend. Our cross-industry panel of experts will discuss:

  • New business models to commercialize Big Data
  • New technological innovations in Big Data
  • Collaborations leveraging Big Data
  • The impact of Big Data on licensing
Alex Dickinson
Alex Dickinson

David Ewing Duncan
David Ewing Duncan

Arc Programs
Duane R. Valz
Duane Valz
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