VIIN - Watermark Workshops

Date 17 May - 19 May 2016
Venue Doherty Institute + Hudson Institute
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Bridging the Gap: How to engage with Industry

Looking for alternative sources of funding? Watermark Intellectual Asset Management and the VIIN Industry Alliance are proud to present comprehensive 2-hour workshops discussing how to bridge the gap between scientific researchers and industry. Learn about intellectual property, licensing, freedom-to-operate and how to successfully pitch your project to industry.

Parkville Workshop 

Venue: Ground Floor Seminar Rooms 1 and 2, Doherty Institute
Date: Tuesday 17 May 2016
Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Confirmed Guest Speakers:
Dr Kerry Hegarty (Business Development Director, University of Melbourne)
Dr Stefan Harrer (Lead Brain-Inspired Computing Research, IBM)
A/Prof Craig Rayner (CEO, d3Medicine)

Clayton Workshop 

Venue: TRF Level 2 Seminar Room 1 and 2, Hudson Institute
Thursday 19 May 2016
Time: 9:30am - 11:30am

Confirmed Guest Speakers:
Maria Harrison-Smith (IP Manager, Monash University)
Dr Simon Tucker (CEO, 360biolabs)
Dr Stefan Harrer (Lead Brain-Inspired Computing Research, IBM)
Rob Merriel (Chief Financial Officer, Hudson Institute)


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Each Workshop will be complemented by speakers from Watermark:

Peter Hallett (Director / Lawyer, Watermark)
Dr Tania Obranovich (Special Counsel, Watermark)
Sean McGuire (Senior Associate, Watermark)
Dr Renee White (Trainee Patent Attorney, Watermark)

Registration is free. Each Workshop will be followed by a Q+A Panel and refreshments.

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