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PIUG 2008 Northeast Conference

Overview | Program | Presentations (Members-only) | Sponsors | Travel | Workshops

Monday, October 13 to Thursday, October 16, 2008

Hyatt Regency New Brunswick
2 Albany Street
New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA 08901
Tel: +1 (732) 873-1234, Fax: +1 (732) 873-1382


The PIUG Northeast Conference brings together experts in the area of chemistry/biology, non-chemistry/biology and legal topics relating to patent information. It is an excellent forum to learn and share best practices regarding a specific process in searching and retrieving patent information. Vendors will be available to discuss their expertise and products. The key objective of this four-day meeting is to provide opportunities for learning, networking and professional development.

Conference Schedule

  • Monday, October 13: STN Patent Forum
  • Tuesday, October 14: Main Meeting Presentations and Exhibition
  • Wednesday, October 15: Assorted vendor workshops and training
  • Thursday, October 16: Thomson Reuters - workshops and training


The Hyatt Regency New Brunswick in New Brunswick NJ is 2 blocks from the NJ Transit train station, NJ Transit bus and Suburban Transit bus lines. Single and double rooms are $189/night. September 17 is the cutoff date for room reservations at conference price. Reserve your room by calling the hotel directly (732-873-1234), using the toll free number 1-800-872-3600, or online. Parking at the hotel is $4 for 24 hr.


PIUG Members $50.00 ; Non-Members $90.00
After September 26, 2008, registration will be $90.00.

Planning Volunteers

Meeting Chair - Adrienne Shanler (+1 (973) 657-9653, shanlea @
Meeting Co-Chair - Zhifu Shu
Program Committee - Rick Williams (Chair), AJ D'Ambra, Marty Goffman, Elyse Robinson, Zhifu Shu, and Don Walter
Evaluations - Monica Weiss
Exhibits - Adrienne Shanler
Fundraising - Zhifu Shu
Gifts - Adrienne Shanler
Hotel Liaison - Adrienne Shanler
Meeting Book - Eden Mante, Diane Webb
Registration - Faye Kramer (Chair), Bullitt Darlington, and Chirag Shah
Signage -
Travel - Don Walter
Webpages - Ric Snead, Tom Wolff

Information will be updated as it is received and posted on the PIUG and CHMINF-L email lists and on the PIUG website.

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