AUA Innovation Nexus Boot Camp (2023)

Linthicum, MD US
September 22, 2023 to September 23, 2023

A workshop to move innovative ideas from concept to realization! The AUA Innovation Nexus Boot Camp is a 2-day workshop that prepares and empowers attendees to take their innovative ideas and develop them into a marketable product. Day 1 features didactic lecture and other presentations that introduce the concepts and foundation to attendees. Day 2 features small group with individualized feedback from experienced experts.

  • Dates: Thursday, September 22 – 23, 2023
  • Location: AUA Headquarters in Linthicum, MD
  • Chairs: Amarpreet S. Sawhney, PhD & Ganesh Raj, MD, PhD

 

Registration includes AUA Innovation Nexus Boot Camp: Day 1, with the option to add on Day 2.  You may not enroll into Day 2 without also enrolling into Day 1.

REGISTRATION FEES 

Membership Category

Day 1

Day 2

Member

$300

$150

Non-Member

$375$150
Industry$600N/A

NOTE: Day 2 participants will be required to submit 3-5 presentation slides by September 22, 2023.

Target Audience

  • Urologists
  • Residents
  • Postdoctoral and clinical fellows
  • Early-career urology researchers
  • Early-stage innovators
  • Office of Innovation professionals
  • Urology-focused small business/start-up professionals
  • Independent Practice/Community Urologists
  • Urology Department Chairs
  • Research Scientist Members
  • Physician Scientists
Course summary
Course opens: 
07/14/2023
Course expires: 
09/23/2026
Event starts: 
09/22/2023 - 12:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
09/23/2023 - 2:30pm EDT
Price:
$600.00
Rating: 
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Innovation Boot Camp Agenda
September 22-23, 2023
AUA Headquarters, Linthicum, MD
Chairs: Ganesh Raj, MD, PhD & Amarpreet S. Sawhney, PhD

Friday, September 22, 2023
Day 1: 12 - 7 p.m.

Time

Session

Speaker & Location

12 p.m.

Lunch

1 p.m.

Welcome & Goals for Day 1

Chairs: 
Ganesh Raj, MD, PhD
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Amarpreet S. Sawhney, PhD
Incept LLC

1:15 p.m.

Journey from Academia to Chief Scientific Officer J&J MedTech

Peter Schulam, MD, PhD
Johnson & Johnson MedTech

1:45 p.m.

Key Elements of a Winning Idea Using a Real World Case Study

Amarpreet S. Sawhney, PhD
Incept LLC

2:15 p.m.

Areas of Unmet Need in Urology

Ganesh Raj, MD, PhD
UT Southwestern Medical Center

2:30 p.m.

Networking Break

3:00 p.m.

What Do You Look for in an Investment Target Company? Investor Perspective & Evaluation

Moderators: 
Ganesh Raj, MD, PhD
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Amarpreet S. Sawhney, PhD
Incept LLC

Panel:
Kevin Slawin, MD
Rapha Capital Management, LLC
John Monagle, MBA
Benchstrength
Omid Akhavan, MS
Anthro Ventures
Sean Cheng, PhD
Ascension Ventures
Ryan Drant, BA
Questa Capital Management

3:45 p.m.

Commercial Success: Licensing, Selling a Prototype, and Calculating Value

Stephen DiLorenzo, JD
Carter, DeLuca & Farrell

4:15 p.m.

Public Funding: NIH Small Business Programs

Daniel Gossett, PhD
Program Director, NIDDK Division of Kidney, Urologic, & Hematologic Diseases

4:45 p.m.

How to Structure Your Start-Up

Amarpreet S. Sawhney, PhD
Incept LLC

5:15 p.m.

Where to House Your Business: Biotech Hubs and Incubators

Moderator: 
Ganesh Raj, MD, PhD
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Panel:
Adam Jenkins, PhD, MBA
Regional Site Director, Biolabs
Daniel Hargrove, JD, LLM
Texas BioTech Ventures, LLC

5:45 p.m.

Final Remarks

Chair: 
Amarpreet S. Sawhney, PhD
Incept LLC

5:55 p.m.

Reception & Tour of the William P. Didusch Center for Urologic History Museum

7 p.m.

Networking Dinner

8:30 p.m.

Adjourn for the Day

9 p.m.

AUA Building Closes

 

Saturday, September 23, 2023
Day 2: 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Time

Session

Speaker & Location

8 a.m.

Breakfast 
Participants please upload your slides

8:30 a.m.

Welcome & Goals for Day 2

Ganesh Raj, MD, PhD
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Steven Kaplan, MD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

8:45 a.m.

Transition

Participants and faculty mentors move to assigned Conference Rooms

8:55 a.m.

Soap Box Presentations in Small Groups: 5 Minute Presentation; 2-3 Minute Critique

Participants present 3-5 slides maximum. Faculty mentors provide feedback. 
Conference Rooms

9:45 a.m.

Networking Break

10:15 a.m.

Essential Elements of an Early-Stage Medtech Innovation Project

Youseph Yazdi, PhD, MBA
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

10:45 a.m.

Intellectual Property Strategy

Moderator: 
Ganesh Raj, MD, PhD
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Panel:
Jason Cristofaro, PhD, JD
NCI
David C. Lee, JD
Carter, DeLuca & Farrell

11:15 a.m.

Transition

Participants and faculty mentors move to assigned Conference Rooms

11:25 a.m.

Independent Work Time for Presentation Editing and Finalization

Faculty mentors will assist and give feedback. Participants please upload your updated slides by 12 p.m.
Conference Rooms

12 p.m.

Networking Lunch

1 p.m.

Final Soap Box Presentations: 5 Minute Presentation; 2-3 Minute Critique

Participants present 3-5 slides maximum. Faculty mentors give individualized feedback.
Auditorium

2:10 p.m.

Final Remarks

Ganesh Raj, MD, PhD
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Steven Kaplan, MD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

2:30 p.m.

Adjourn for the Day

Shuttles will be available to take you to BWI Airport and Amtrak Train Station. 

3:30 p.m.

AUA Building Closes

AUA Headquarters
1000 Corporate Boulevard
Linthicum, MD 21090
United States

Travel

Please use the booking link below to reserve a hotel room for the Innovation Nexus Bootcamp.  The AUA is not holding a room block for this meeting, therefore availability cannot be guaranteed.  Please reserve your accommodations as soon as possible to ensure availability.  Please mention that you are attending the Innovation Nexus Program at the AUA.  As long as standard rooms available, a rate of $104/night plus applicable taxes will be granted.  The Hilton Garden Inn BWI is just 2 blocks from AUA Headquarters.

Booking Link: https://www.hilton.com/en/book/reservation/deeplink/?ctyhocn=BWIAHGI&corporateCode=2663196
Hotel: Hilton Garden Inn Baltimore Washington Airport, 1516 Aero Dr., Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
Company Name: American Urological Association

 
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Registration includes AUA Innovation Nexus Boot Camp: Day 1, with the option to add on Day 2.  You may not enroll into Day 2 without also enrolling into Day 1.

REGISTRATION FEES 

Membership Category

Day 1

Day 2

Member

$300

$150

Non-Member

$375$150
Industry$600N/A

NOTE: Day 2 participants will be required to submit 3-5 presentation slides by September 22, 2023.

 

Cancellation Policy

Live Course: An administrative fee of 15% is assessed if registration is cancelled up to six weeks prior to the course. If registration is cancelled four to six weeks from the course, the cancellation fee is 50% of the registration fee paid. No registration fees will be refunded less than four weeks prior to the course.

Registration Transfer: Customers switching from an option of lesser value to a higher value will be required to pay the difference in cost between the two options. Switching to an option of lesser value from a higher value must be made no later than six weeks prior to the course and will be subject to an administrative fee of 15% of the cost of the course from which they are transferring. Transfer of registration from a higher value option to an option of lesser value past six weeks prior to the course will not receive a refund.

Cancellations must be made in writing. Please see below cancellation contact information:


Attendee Information & Policies

AUA Anti-Harassment Policy

AUA Commitment: AUA is committed to providing a safe and productive meeting environment that fosters open dialogue and the exchange of scientific ideas and is free of harassment and discrimination. All meeting participants are expected to behave professionally and treat others with respect, follow venue rules, and alert AUA staff or security of any dangerous situations or anyone in distress.

Reporting Harassment: It is the policy of the AUA that all meeting participants will enjoy an environment free from discrimination, harassment or retaliation. Harassing or offensive behavior by meeting participants will not be tolerated. If an individual experiences or witnesses harassment, he or she should contact Janet Skorepa, AUA EVP, at jskorepa@AUAnet.org or Diane Bieri, AUA General Counsel, at dbieri@AUAnet.org or use a venue phone and ask for security if he or she feels unsafe. All complaints will be treated seriously and responded to promptly.

The AUA reserves the right to take any action deemed necessary and appropriate, including refusing or revoking the registration of any individual, without refund, as long as such refusal is consistent with applicable law and AUA policy.

Disclaimer: The opinions and recommendations expressed by faculty, authors and other experts whose input is included in this program are their own and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of the American Urological Association (AUA).

Consent to Use of Photographic Images: Attendance at or participation in AUA meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to AUA's use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the attendee's image or voice in photographs and electronic reproductions of such meetings and activities.

Audio, Video and Photographic Equipment: The use of audio, video and other photographic recording equipment by attendees is prohibited inside AUA meeting rooms.

Reproduction Permission: Reproduction of written materials developed for this AUA course is prohibited without the written permission from individual authors and the American Urological Association.

Special Assistance/Dietary Needs: The AUA complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act §12112(a). If any participant is in need of special assistance or has any dietary restrictions, please see the registration desk.