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The IP100 Executive ForumThe 2014 IP100 Executive Forum
February 10-11, 2014
Arizona Biltmore, Phoenix, AZ


Meeting Home Program Speakers Presentations and Executive Summary

The IP100 Program

The IP100™ is an exclusive, invitation-only event for senior IP management professionals from IP owner organizations.  Its aim is to provide best practices, problem-solving, and peer networking opportunities to its participants in the field of intellectual property management.  

The 2014 IP100™ Executive Form, to be held February 10-11 at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix, will address key issues on the minds of intellectual property professionals.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 9TH 

8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Golf Outing (additional registration required)
For those who would like to fit in a winter round of golf right before the IP100, LES is pleased to offer an optional golf outing on Sunday, February 9th at the Arizona Biltmore Country Club. LES has reserved a limited number of tee times at the Biltmore's Links course at 8:00 a.m. on Sunday. The fee for the IP100 golf outing is just $130.00, including tax and refreshments. Club rentals are $65.00 through the Biltmore Country Club.

You can register for the IP100 Golf outing through the event registration system. 

For more information on the course, visit the Arizona Biltmore website.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10TH

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Registration  
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Welcoming Remarks & Introduction  
12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Luncheon & Keynote Speaker 

Trust: A Key Ingredient in Business Collaborations

Stephen M.R. Covey, Co-Founder, CoveyLink and the FranklinCovey Global Speed of Trust Practice

 
1:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Transition to Panel 1 and Break
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Panel 1: Creating Partnerships

Panelists:

  • John Finn, Chief Scientific Officer, Trius Therapeutics, a Cubist Company
  • Allegra Helfenstein, Corporate Counsel, Life Technologies Corporation
  • Glen Krogh, Director of Contracts for Simulation and Training Systems, Rockwell Collins
  • Marc Schwartz, COO, Bob Mackie Designs
  • Brad Ullrick, IP and Business Development Manager, Joint Center for Energy Storage Research, Argonne National Laboratory
 
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Networking Refreshment Break  
3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Panel 1: Break-Out Roundtable Discussions  
6:00 p.m.

Networking Reception and Dinner with Featured Speaker

Cooperation vs The Blame Game: Unleashing American Ingenuity

Jay Walker, Chairman, Walker Digital; Founder, Priceline.com; Executive Chairman, Patent Properties, Inc.


 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11TH

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Networking Breakfast  
9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Welcome and Day One Recap  
9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Panel 2: Living with the Partnership

Panelists:

  • Mark Bloom, Director of Corporate Alliances and Technology Transfer, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences
  • Pat Fitzhenry, Global ISV Recruitment & Enablement Director, Microsoft 
  • Sean Flanigan, President, AUTM, and Assistant Director, Technology Partnerships, University of Ottawa               
  • Chip Murray, Global Managing Director, DuPont
  • Kenneth Seddon, Director, Queen's University Ionic Liquid Laboratories (QUILL) Research Centre
 
10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Networking Refreshment Break  
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Panel 2: Break-Out Roundtable Discussions  
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Panel 3: Open Space Topics for Roundtable Discussions  
12:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Networking Luncheon
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. WORKSHOPS: Joint Ventures, Consortia and New Models for Industry-University Collaboration

Joint Ventures Workshop
  • Rob McKillip, Senior Director, JSF Programs, Rockwell Collins
  • Craig Miller, CEO, ACG Chicago
  • Paul Stewart, Managing Director, PASCO Ventures, Past President, CLP

Consortia Workshop

  • Les Goff, COO, KDL Solutions
  • Raul Montes, Manager, Intellectual Property and Licensing, ExxonMobil
  • Kenneth Seddon, Director, Queen's University Ionic Liquid Laboratories (QUILL) Research Centre

New Models for Industry-University Collaboration

  • Michael Burychka, Managing Director of North America, IP Group, Inc.
 
5:30 p.m. Networking Reception and Dinner