School of Business Hosts Technology Transfer Society Annual Research Conference

 The School of Business will host the Technology Transfer Society Annual Research Conference at the New York Academy of Sciences in New York City on April 19th and 20th.  

The theme of the 2013 conference is “Technology Transfer and Academic Entrepreneurship.” This year, 65 authors from 21 countries will present their findings.  

The keynote speakers are Professor William Baumol of New York University who will present “Educating Innovative Entrepreneurs: Crucial for Society But Untested at the University” and Professor David Teece, Director of the Institute for Business Innovation, Haas School of Business University of California, Berkeley, who will speak on “Innovation, Ecosystems, and the University:  How Does our Innovation System Work in Microcosm?”

The event is being sponsored by the Research Foundation of SUNY. The Annual Technology Transfer Society Conference connects academics and practitioners, the private and public sectors, and a variety of social science and engineering disciplines. Past conferences have covered Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Emerging Issues in Technology Transfer, and Entrepreneurship and Technology Commercialization.

University at Albany School of Business Dean Donald Siegel serves as President of the Technology Transfer Society, which sponsors the Journal of Technology Transfer, the only academic journal devoted to the managerial and policy implications of technology transfer. For over 30 years, the Technology Transfer Society has been dedicated to the academic analysis of technology transfer and commercialization and the identification and dissemination of best practices.  T²S membership consists mainly of scholars in a wide variety of academic disciplines, but also policymakers and practitioners at universities, federal labs, incubators, and science parks.