November 24, 2009 Leave a comment
The Alliance for Commercialization of Canadian Technologies (ACCT) held its 5th Annual Meeting in beautiful Victoria from November 8-10. Joe Irvine, Sean Flanigan, and Brian Julien from OTTN attended the conference which focused on positive trends and future opportunities to overcome the current challenges faced by institutional research and the technology transfer profession. ACCT promotes world class technology transfer and commercialization for the benefit of Canadians.
Joe Irvine was moderator for the track “Lean, Mean, Green and Clean: Exploring Opportunities to Make Money in an Emerging Carbon Economy”
Sean Flanigan was panelist for the track “Streamlining Inter-Institutional Agreements: Diminishing the Pain and Increasing the Gain”
Two noteworthy announcements were made at the conference. Joe Irvine was appointed to the Board of Directors of ACCT and the 2010 ACCT conference will be held in Ottawa and co-chaired by Sean Flanigan.