Thursday, November 2, 2017

5:00 – 6:30 pm  Cocktail reception
6:30 – 7:30 pm  Program
AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
Austin, Texas

By invitation only

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On November 2, 2017, the UT Austin Office of Technology Commercialization will host the 7th Annual Inventor Award Ceremony & Reception to recognize their many achievements. The prestigious Inventor of the Year Award, honors a researcher whose discoveries have made a significant impact, and the Emerging Inventor of the Year Award, acknowledges a researcher who has made substantial contributions early in their career. These awards will be announced during the ceremony. Also credited for their accomplishments, will be the university’s inventors who were issued U.S. patents in FY17. Austin’s business, technology, and innovation leaders, along with the university research community, are included in the event that celebrates UT Austin inventors.


Previous Inventor of the Year Award Recipients:

Previous Emerging Inventor of the Year Award Recipient:


Agenda

5:00 – 6:30 pm

Inventor Award Reception

6:30 – 6:50 pm

Inventor Award Program

Welcome Remarks
Dan Sharp, Associate Vice President for Research and Director, Office of Technology Commercialization, University of Texas at Austin

Keynote Speaker
Daniel Jaffe, Vice President for Research, Jane and Roland Blumberg Centennial Professor in Astronomy, University of Texas at Austin

6:50 – 7:30 pm

Inventor Award Ceremony

Recognition of Inventors with FY16-17 U.S. Issued Patents


Emerging Inventor of the Year Announcement & Video Tribute


Emerging Inventor of the Year Award Presentation & Remarks


Inventor of the Year Announcement & Video Tribute


Inventor of the Year Award Presentation & Remarks

7:30 pm

Program Concludes

Speakers

Dan Sharp
Dan Sharp

Associate Vice President for Research and Director,
Office of Technology Commercialization

University of Texas at Austin
Dan Jaffe
Daniel Jaffe

Vice President for Research,
Jane and Roland Blumberg Centennial Professor in Astronomy

University of Texas at Austin

Venue

AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center

1900 University Ave,
Austin, TX 78705
512-404-3600

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The AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center is located downtown on the northwest corner of Martin Luther King Boulevard and University Avenue, at the south entrance to The University of Texas at Austin. The Center is four blocks from the Texas State Capitol and eight miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.

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Directions from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

Drive west on SH 71 from the airport. In approximately 1 mile, exit north onto US-183. Continue roughly
2 miles to Airport Boulevard and exit. Follow Airport approximately 2.5 miles, then turn left onto East Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Stay on MLK past IH-35. You will notice the University of Texas campus on your right and the Texas State Capitol on your left. The Center will be on your right, just past the Blanton Museum of Art and the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum.

Click Below to View Previous Inventor Ceremonies:

Inventor of the Year Ceremony & Reception

Each year, the Inventor Award Ceremony & Reception recognizes UT Austin researchers who excel in their field and are making life-changing discoveries in the university’s labs and research centers.

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