Virtual User Groups - July and August 2020

For the second half of 2020, Wellspring will host another set of Virtual User Group (VUG) webinars throughout the summer and fall.

Based on feedback from our spring series, these sessions will include a combination of product demonstrations, Q&A, and discussions of best practices for technology transfer. At the conclusion of each webinar, we will provide recordings in the Help Center for future review by you and your colleagues.

Below, you will find the full webinar schedule that will be updated with session details and registration links throughout the year. Please register for each presentation that is of interest to you - we look forward to speaking with you soon!

 

Sessions Registration 
Sophia 101

In this webinar, Clients will learn tips, tricks, and hacks for how to best navigate their Sophia systems. This session will be most useful for those who are relatively new users of Sophia, however, those looking for a refresher on basic tools and functions are encouraged to join as well. To help guide the presentation, please submit any questions or topics you'd like to learn more about by using the link here.

July 23 - 11am CST
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Note: must be logged in to Sophia to access
iEdison Reporting

iEdison is undergoing substantial changes as NIST is building a new interface, rolling out in 2022. Yet, we still must ensure compliance and reporting are accurate for two more years on the current system while setting up our data and processes for future success. This session will focus on current iEdison reporting practices as well as update learnings from new policies and the new iEdison system conversations.

July 30 - 11am CST
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Note: must be logged in to Sophia to access
New Ventures

Start-ups are an increasingly critical part of tech transfer. From training programs, to gap funds, to entrepreneur bootcamps, and more, TTO's are expanding programs to support their startups. This session is part practice-sharing and part software training. We will discuss the range of support programs and practices arising and how leading TTO's are managing their ventures programs in Sophia.

August 5 - 11am CST
Register Here.
Basic Finance

Although Sophia can help teams manage the most complex financial practices and scenarios, it is important to start with the basics. In this session, you will learn best practices for managing financial terms, IP expenses, agreement compliance, and reports. Join this session if you are a new Wellspring Client or if you would like a refresher on the basic components of Sophia's financial management functions.

August 13 - 11am CST
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Marketing Your Technologies with Flintbox

Sophia's integration with Flintbox enables TTOs to quickly market and license technologies directly from their organization's website. Join this session to learn how your office can organize and highlight these technology postings as well as best practices for marketing your individual researchers, startups, and technology portfolios.

August 27 - 11am CST
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Advanced Topics in Finance

Building off of the Basic Finance session, Advanced Topics in Finance will be entirely driven by questions submitted by Clients. What topics and scenarios related to finance would you like to cover? Please submit questions and ideas by using the link here.

September 3 - 11am CST
Register Here.

 

Have a suggestion for the topic of our next webinar? Interested in cohosting an upcoming session? Drop us a line!