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PIUG 2010 Northeast Conference

Overview | Program | Presentations (PIUG members only) | Sponsors | Workshops | Patent Course

Monday, October 11 to Friday, October 15, 2011

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 five-day meeting is to provide opportunities for learning, networking and professional development.

Conference Schedule


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. See the travel page for more information on getting to the conference site.

Room rates

  • Single and double rooms: $159/day
  • Triple occupancy: $184/day
  • Quadruple occupancy: $209/day

The cutoff date for conference rate is September 24, 2010.

Reserve your room by calling the hotel directly ((732) 873-1234), using the toll free number 1-800-872-3600 or the online registration process.

Parking at the hotel is $5 for 24 hr.


July 27, 2010 through September 20, 2010: PIUG Members $55; Non-Members $90
September 21, 2010 through October 12, 2010: $95
On-site registration: $105
Reduced rates for students, retirees and unemployed attendees.

Program Committee

Lucy Akers (Chair), Fred Lo

Planning Committee

Zhifu Shu, Co-Chair
Helen Yun, Co-Chair
Mentor/Advisor – Adrienne Shanler
Evaluations: Shelley Pavlek
Exhibits Room: Helen Yun
Workshops: Zhifu Shu, Adrienne Shanler
Fundraising: Zhifu Shu
Food/gift: Adrienne Shanler
Meeting Book: Shelley Pavlek, Diane Webb
Registration: Ken Koubek, Faye Kramer, Bullitt Darlington
Signage: Sandra Unger
Travel: Don Walter
Webpages: Tom Wolff
Photography: Sandra Unger

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

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