Join Wellspring and IP Pragmatics for our first annual Sophia Training and Showcase Event on the afternoon of 6th and all day 7th at the stunning National Gallery in central London. This event is free to attend but space is limited. Registration closes August 24th. Attendees will receive hands on training on the Sophia technology transfer software, view presentations on IP management best practices, and have the opportunity to network with their colleagues from offices across the UK, Ireland, Europe and further afield.

AGENDA | September 6-7 | Training, Networking, and Presentations

Day 1 
National Gallery 2:30 pm-5:30 pm 
Institute of Directors (IoD) from 6:00 pm – 10:30pm
2:30 pm – Welcome and refreshments
3:00 pm - Knowledge Supply Chains and Academic-Corporate Collaboration
4:00 pm - Thought Leadership Panel Discussion - Trends and drivers that will impact on systems, processes and policies at Tech Transfer offices over 5-10 years
5:30 pm – Depart from the National Gallery 
6:00 pm – Evening Reception of Drinks and Bowl Food (IoD)
Day 2 – National Gallery
8:30 am – Welcome with coffee and tea
9:00 am - Introduction to the Wellspring and IP Pragmatics partnership
9:30 am - IP Portfolio Tips
10:00 am - IP and Licensing Research
10:45 am - Break for coffee/tea
11:00 am -  IPRIS: Are all patent renewals portals and services created equal? 
Noon - Networking 
1:00 pm - Contracts & Compliance
1:45 pm - IP budgeting
2:15 pm - Break for coffee/tea
2:30 pm IP Analytics and valuations to support commercialisation activities
3:00 pm - Reporting essentials 
3:45 pm – Break
4:00 pm - Sophia Roadmap
4:30 pm - Closing remarks