Preliminary programme

Thursday, 12 March 2020

Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales,
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Chair  José Antonio Gil Celedonio, Director, Spanish Patent and Trademark Office (OEPM), Spain 
09.00 hrs Registration and welcome coffee
Watt’s Machine Hall
09.30 hrs
Opening
  • María Reyes Maroto, Minister of Industry, Trade, and Tourism, Spain tbc
  • Christoph Ernst, Vice-President Legal and International Affairs, EPO
  • Guillermo Cisneros, Rector, Technical University of Madrid (UPM), Spain

Session I Understanding the next generation

10.00 hrs
Keynote address
Aya Jaff, Forbes 30 under 30, founder, author, coder, Germany  
10.20 hrs
Panel discussion: a new generation with a new culture

Moderator: Luis Berenguer, Principal Director Communication, Spokesperson, EPO
  • Aya Jaff, Forbes 30 under 30, founder, author, coder, Germany
  • Marta García Díez, co-founder, Aquilón CyL, University of Léon, Spain
  • Andrea Piccaluga, Professor, Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Italy
  • Sonia Ramos Pascual, doctoral researcher, University of Bath, United Kingdom
11.10 hrs
Coffee break 
11.30 hrs
Keynote address
Marvin Neumann, journalist, video producer, YouTube creator, Germany 
11.45 hrs
Panel discussion: the evolution in communication – new ways of transporting (IP) messages

Moderator: Alberto di Minin, Associate Professor, Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, blogger for Il sole 24 ore, Italy

  • Marvin Neumann, journalist, video producer, YouTube creator, Germany
  • Luis Berenguer, Principal Director Communication, Spokesperson, EPO
  • Hanna Klimpe, Professor, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany
  • Marina Vázquez Esteban, Assistant Professor, Magister Lvcentinvs, University of Alicante, Spain 
  • Mathew Wintercross, Chief Content Officer, Marco de Comunicación, Spain
13.00 hrs
Lunch break 

Session II New education for the next generation 

14.00 hrs  Keynote address
Tba, Ministry of Universities, Spain 
14.15 hrs
Introductory note to session II: Generation Z and learning styles
Dumitrita Iftode, Doctoral School of Economics and Business Administration, University of Iasi, Romania
 
14.30 hrs
Panel discussion: how to best engage universities in the evolution and innovation of IP education

Moderator: Anselm Kampermann Sanders, Professor, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
  • María Mercedes Curto Polo, Professor, National University of Distance Education (UNED), Spain
  • Guillermo Palao Moreno, Professor, University of Valencia, Spain
  • Riccardo Pietrabissa, Rector, Scuola Universitaria Superiore Pavia, Italy
  • Laurent Manderieux, Chairman, European Intellectual Property Teachers’ Network (EIPTN)
  • Joe Sekhon, founder and Director, IP Advice Support Service (IPASS), United Kingdom
15.45 hrs
Coffee break
Watt's Machine hall 
16.15 hrs
Best practice: institutional services and support for universities in Europe in raising IP awareness and promoting IP education
Moderator: Telmo Vilela, Principal Director Co-operation and Patent Academy, EPO

José Antonio Gil Celedonio, Director, OEPM, Spain

Martine Clemente, Director of Economic Affairs, National Institute of Industrial Property, France

Juan Suarez, Head of Learning Activities & Academic Initiatives Service, Academy, European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)

Mariana Karepova, President, Austrian Patent Office, Austria
 
17.15 hrs
End of day 1 
20.00 hrs
Networking event
Teatro de la Zarzuela, Calle de Jovellanos, 4, Madrid

Friday, 13 March 2020

Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales,
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Chair  Telmo Vilela, Principal Director Co-operation and Patent Academy, EPO 

Session III Facilitating and introducing an entrepreneurial culture for the next generation

09.30 hrs
Keynote address
David Martínez Martín, Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Sydney, Australia 
10.00 hrs
Panel discussion: prerequisites for an entrepreneurial culture in universities

Moderator: Teresa Riesgo, General Secretary of Innovation, Ministry of Science and Innovation, Spain
  • Tom Hockaday, CEO, Technology Transfer Innovation, United Kingdom
  • Martin Raditsch, President, Association of European Science and Technology Transfer Professionals (ASTP)
  • Ángela Ribeiro, Deputy Vice-President for Knowledge Transfer, Spanish National Research Council
  • David Martínez Martín, Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Sydney, Australia
  • José María Martinez-Val, Director, Foundation for the Promotion of Industrial Innovation, Techncial University of Madrid (UPM)
11.00 hrs
Coffee break
Watt's Machine hall

Breakout sessions

11.30 hrs  

Track 1

Room C (max. 100 people)


How national IP offices support technology transfer offices

Facilitator: Prodromos Tsiavos, Head of Digital Policy and Development, Onassis Foundation, Greece

  • Peter van Dongen, IP advisor for universities, Netherlands Patent Office, The Netherlands
  • Giovanni Maria Rossoni, Senior officer, General affairs, Italian Patent and Trademark Office, Italy
  • Lorna Dukes, Head of Education and Knowledge Exchange Policy, United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office, United Kingdom
  • Carmen Toledo, Head of Technological Information, OEPM
  • Miguel Holgado, Deputy Vice-Rector for Innovation, UPM, Spain

Track 2

Room D (max. 80 people)


How PATLIBs promote the use of patents

Facilitator: María José de Concepción, Head of Patents Department, OEPM, Spain

  • Martin Raditsch, President, Association of European Science and Technology Transfer Professionals (ASTP)
  • Greta Žėkienė, Head of Intellectual Property Management, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania
  • Pedro Uceda, IDEA agency, Spain
  • Alexandros Papaderos, Deputy Head of Department, TUM ForTe - Office for Research and Innovation, Technical University Munich, Germany
  • Vincent Lamande, CEO, Ouest Valorisation, France

Track 3

Assembly Hall


How to identify, invest in and capitalise on the right innovation

Facilitator: Ricard Huguet, angel investor, CEO, Learn by Doing, Spain

  • Holger Reithinger, General Partner, Forbion, Germany
  • Bart Lindekens, Director Intellectual Property, InnoEnergy, Belgium
  • David López, partner, BeAble Capital, Spain
  • Yann Ménière, Chief Economist, EPO
  • Marco Bravo, Executive Director Southwest NSF Innovation Corps Node, National Science Foundation (NSF), University of Texas, USA
13.00 hrs
Lunch break
Watt's Machine hall 
14.00 hrs
Feedback from the breakout sessions 

  • Track 1: Prodromos Tsiavos, Head of Digital Policy and Development, Onassis Foundation, Greece
  • Track 2: María José de Concepción, Head of Patents Department, OEPM, Spain
  • Track 3: Ricard Huguet, angel investor, CEO, Learn By Doing, Spain

15.30 hrs
Closing remarks
  • José Antonio Gil Celedonio, Director, OEPM, Spain
  • Óscar García, Dean of the School of Industrial Engineering, UPM, Spain
  • Telmo Vilela, Principal Director Co-operation and Patent Academy, EPO
15.45 hrs
End of the conference 

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