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PIUG 2019 Annual Conference
An International Conference for Patent Information Professionals

Preparing for the Future and the Unknown:
New Technologies and Skills for the Patent Searcher

Saturday, May 4 - Thursday, May 9, 2019
Westin Alexandria
400 Courthouse Square
Alexandria, VA 22314

Twitter: #PIUG19


The following workshops are being offered in conjunction with the PIUG 2019 Annual Conference.

You must register separately for each workshop except for the USPTO (Monday) and EPO (Tuesday) workshops that do not require registration. Please register early because space is limited. Workshop schedule is subject to change.

Saturday, May 4

Host Workshop Title Time Location Cost Registration
PIUG Both PIUG Courses (all day) 9:00am - 5:30pm Wright Fee Based All day
PIUG Intro to Patent Searching 9:00am - noon Wright Fee Based AM only
PIUG Lunch for registered attendees of one of the Saturday workshops noon - 1:00pm Wright Free  
PIUG Patent Search Fundamentals 1:00pm - 5:30pm Wright Fee based PM only

Sunday, May 5

Host Workshop Title Time Location Cost Registration
Google Google Patents Public Datasets 8:00am - 9:00am Banneker Free Register
Google Google Patents for Power Users 9:00am - 10:00am Banneker Free Register
CPA Global

Patent Portfolio Maintenance: Benchmarking Current Practices

10:00am - 11:00am Bell Free Register
BizInt Get Up to Date with BizInt Smart Charts for Patents 11:00am - 12:30pm Wright Free Register
GQ Life Sciences Advances in Sequence Searching: GQ Discover Browser, Sequence Variation Discovery Module and CAS Biosequences™ Access 1:00pm - 2:00pm Bell Free Register
Questel Latest Innovations: optimize your IP analysis 2:00pm - 3:00pm Whitney Free Register
Minesoft Updates to PatBase & PatDocs, introducing IPShare and what to expect next from Minesoft… 3:00pm - 4:00pm Wright Free Register
Derwent Delivering Patent Analytics With a Punch 4:00pm - 5:00pm Banneker Free Register

Monday, May 6

Host Workshop Title Time Location Cost Registration

CPC is Preparing For The Future and The Known: A CPC Status on Future Developments and Update on Current State of Affairs (abstract) (Presentation Slides)

3:15pm - 4:05pm Edison ABCD Free sday, May 7

Host Workshop Title Time Location Cost Registration
EPO Patent Insight Reports from the EPO: Future and Emerging Technologies (abstract) (Presentation Slides) 4:05pm - 4:55pm Edison ABCD Free N/A

Wednesday, May 8

Host Workshop Title Time Location Cost Registration
Stephen Adams WIPO Standards 
1:00pm - 4:00pm Banneker Fee based Link
Srinivasan Parthiban AI Basics for Patent Professionals
1:00pm - 4:00pm Whitney Fee based Link
Serco (Tonya Heyboer) Leveraging CPC for Search
1:00pm - 4:00pm Edison ABCD Fee based Link

Thursday, May 9

Host Workshop Title Time Location Cost Registration
STN STN Patent Forum 9:00am - 3:30pm Wright Free Register

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