Patent Information Users Group, Inc.

The International Society for Patent Information Professionals

PIUG 2018 Annual Conference
An International Conference for Patent Information Professionals

Celebrating 30 years of Patent Information:
Past, Present & Future

Saturday, May 5 - Thursday, May 10, 2018
Westin Alexandria
400 Courthouse Square
Alexandria, VA 22314

Twitter: #PIUG18


The following workshops are being offered in conjunction with the PIUG 2018 Annual Conference. Please note that you must register separately for each workshop. As space is limited please register early. Workshop schedule is subject to change.

Saturday, May 5

Host Workshop Time Location Cost Registration
 Riser IP Patent Information & Intelligence That Senior Managers Really Need…

8:30am - 10:30am  Bell Fee  Based Registration 
USPTO USPTO Initiatives: Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC) 10:30am - 11:30am Banneker Free Registration
  Free Time 11:30am - 12:00pm      
USPTO; USPTO Initiatives: Global Dossier and eCommerce Modernization Workshop 12:00pm - 1:00pm Banneker Free Registration
Siriussoft Empower Patent Experts with AI-Powered Patent Classifier 1:00pm - 2:00pm Bell Free Registration
Clarivate Analytics DWPI & the Science of Data 2:00pm - 3:00pm Banneker Free Registration
Clarivate Analytics Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies 4:05pm - 8:00pm Nationals Park Free Registration

Sunday, May 6

Host Workshop Time Location Cost Registration
Google Google Patents Public Datasets - SQL database, statistical analysis, reporting 8:00am - 9:00am Banneker Free Registration
Anaqua Forward Rejections: New Value Creation 9:00am - 10:00am Bell Free Registration
Minesoft Minesoft tools: Tips, Enhancements, Roadmap & Chemical Searching 10:00am - 11:00am Banneker Free Registration
BizInt Creating IP Reports Integrating Sequence, Family and Hit Structure Data with BizInt Smart Charts for Patents 11:00am - noon Bell Free Registration
GQ Life Sciences You can do WHAT with GenomeQuest? Helpful Features & Capabilities that Aren’t Widely Known noon - 1:00pm Banneker Free Registration
Google Google Patents for Power Users - searching, tutorials, etc. 1:00pm - 2:00pm Edison D-G Free Registration
Questel Latest Innovations and what’s next for Questel 2:00pm - 3:00pm Bell Free Registration
Clarivate Analytics Optimizing Smart Search in Derwent Innovation 3:00pm - 4:00pm Banneker Free Registration
CPA Global

Quantifying Innovation

4:00pm - 5:00pm Bell Free Registration

Thursday, May 10

Host Workshop Time Location Cost Pending
EPO Sneak Peak of New Espacenet
8:00am - 9:30am Banneker Free Registration
STN STN Patent Forum
9:30am - 4:30pm Wright Free Registration

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