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Registration Open for the 2019 FLC Far West/Mid-Continent Regional Meeting

T2 Impact, the 2019 FLC Far West/Mid-Continent regional meeting and awards program will be held November 5 – 7 in Livermore, California, at the Hilton Garden Inn. 

Join us and your T2 colleagues in Livermore, home to some of the most cutting-edge science, research, and design resources in the nation. Sitting on the outskirts of Silicon Valley, the community is rich with innovative thinkers and institutions that boast the most patents filed in the U.S.

The meeting features sessions, topics, and training that will strengthen and enhance your technology transfer mission. These include:

  • New Tools and Programs for T2
  • Keynote Speaker: Dr. William Goldstein – Director, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • Diversity and Inclusion in the Lab and Tech Transfer Community
  • DOE's New Lab Partnering Service
  • Patent and Licensing Practices Library
  • Biotechnology Development and Protection
  • Protecting Your Software and Open Source Software
  • Best Practices and Regional Success Stories
  • Tools and Mechanisms for Collaboration
  • Using SBIR to Enhance Your T2
  • Far West and Mid-Continent Awards Dinner and Celebration

This year’s meeting offers an optional American Management Association (AMA) full-day training course titled “Diversity, Inclusion, and Unconscious Bias,” on Tuesday, November 5. We’re also offering an optional tour of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory on Thursday afternoon, November 7.

Accommodation Information

We have reserved a limited block of federal government per diem (GPD) rate rooms at $186.00 per night (plus tax, this is the FY 2020 GPD rate.) at the Hilton Garden Inn in Livermore, CA. The hotel room block closes Friday, October 11, or until sold out, whichever comes first. Please reserve your room early because per diem rate rooms in this area are difficult to find.

All meeting details and registration are available at https://fwmcmeeting.federallabs.org/.

The special per diem hotel rate is available at: https://hiltongardeninn.hilton.com/en/gi/groups/personalized/L/LVKLHGI-FLC-20191103/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG.

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