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Creating Value from Knowledge

The conference shall explore Policy Sharing for KTOs, Ownership and the development of skills for KTOs. With internationally renowned expert speakers, workshops, the Knowledge Stock Exchange, and a packed social calendar the conference attracts hundreds of guests from across the world. Shouldn’t you be among them?

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Annual Conference Schedule

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Tuesday, 21 May 2019

12:00 - 16:00

Registration Open


12:30 – 15:30

NAAC Face-to-Face Meeting
(Invitation only)


13:30 - 15:30

Guinness Enterprise Centre Guided Tour
Registration required


16:00 – 18:00

Dublin City Tour
Registration required


18:00 - 19:30

Welcome Reception
Registration required


19:30 – 22:00

Directors’ Dinner
Registration required

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Read What Our Previous Attendees Have To Say

“ASTP Annual conference is a unique opportunity to take time to exchange best practices among TT professionals and to network at an EU level.”

Cecile Cavalade, ULB-TTO, Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgium

“The international presence at ASTP Conference is amazing, so many countries and universities represented here”

Christian Massus, Aquitaine Science Transfert, France

"Organisation and speakers were great, so enthusiastic about their work and very good at transferring their knowledge!"

Sarka Bartova, Research Centre Rez, Czech Republic

"This is a wonderful conference to expand the horizon of my knowledge of tech transfer and commercialization."

Seung-Ho Lee, Deltatech-Korea, South Korea

"Great networking, new knowledge and inspiration!"

Jonas Rimbäck, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

"ASTP's conference helped us to network with decision-makers in the technology transfer industry and provides a great platform to discuss future innovation in this sector."

Christopher Römer, inventtory, Germany

"Attending the annual conference has been a great learning experience with excellent networking opportunities."

Mette Kuhlen Gullach, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

“The Knowledge Stock Exchange was a great format to quickly find other technology transfer professionals working in similar fields and willing to share their experiences.”

Wim Fyen, KU Leuven R&D, Belgium
Venue

Conference Venue

Ballsbridge Hotel, Pembroke Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, D04 D687, Ireland
Accommodation

Hotels

Ballsbridge Hotel, Pembroke Road,
Ballsbridge, Dublin 4,
D04 D687, Ireland
€249.00 Bed & Breakfast, per room, per night based on single occupancy
€259.00 Bed & Breakfast, per room, per night based on double occupancy

Reservation link: www.ballsbridgehotel.com

Promo code: ASTP2019

Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge
Merrion Road, Ballsbridge,
Dublin 4, Ireland
€269.00 Bed & Breakfast, per room, per night based on single occupancy
€279.00 Bed & Breakfast, per room, per night based on double occupancy

Reservation link: www.claytonhotelballsbridge.com

Promo code: ASTP210519.

Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin
College Green
Dublin 2, Ireland
€88.50 Bed & Breakfast, Apartment single rooms
€90.50 Bed & Breakfast, Ensuite singles
€147.00 Bed & Breakfast, Ensuite twins

Reservation link: www.tcd.ie/summeraccommodation/

Promo code:ASTP2019

Sponsorhip

Sponsorship Opportunities

Hosting Conference Partner: €35,000
  • Acknowledged as our main conference partner and sponsor of the welcome reception
  • 10 complimentary full registrations
  • National Association discount for additional registrations (available upon request)
  • Welcome speech at the Welcome Reception and the opening plenary session
  • Speaking slot (subject to approval by the Programming Committee)
  • Opportunity to nominate speakers and sessions (subject to approval by the Programming Committee)
  • Roll-up banner placed in the plenary room
  • A prominent exhibition booth (most central position)
  • A dedicated table for Face to Face meetings
  • Bag insert (brochure, flyer and/or gadget)
  • Full-page advert on the A5 programme booklet
  • Digital copy of participants list excl. email addresses
  • Media acknowledgement (see media package) with prominent large logo placing and up to 200 words in the sponsors directory profile feature
Platinum: €10,000
  • 4 complimentary full registrations
  • Reduced rate for additional registrations
  • Speaking slot (subject to approval by the Programming Committee)
  • Opportunity to nominate speakers and sessions (subject to approval by the Programming Committee)
  • Roll-up banner placed in the plenary room
  • A prominent exhibition booth (executive position)
  • A dedicated table for Face to Face meetings
  • Bag insert (brochure, flyer and/or gadget)
  • Full-page advert on the A5 programme booklet
  • Digital copy of participants list excl. email addresses
  • Media acknowledgement (see media package) with prominent medium logo placing and up to 200 words in the sponsors directory profile feature
Gold: €7,500
  • 3 complimentary full registrations
  • Reduced rate for additional registrations
  • Opportunity to nominate speakers and sessions (subject to approval by the Programming Committee)
  • Roll-up banner placed in the plenary room
  • A prominent exhibition booth (premium position)
  • A dedicated table for Face to Face meetings
  • Bag insert (flyer and/or gadget)
  • Full-page advert on the A5 programme booklet
  • Digital copy of participants list excl. email addresses
  • Media acknowledgement (see media package) with prominent medium logo placing and up to 150 words in the sponsors directory profile feature
Silver: €5,000
  • 2 complimentary full registrations
  • Reduced rate for additional registrations
  • Roll-up banner placed in the plenary room
  • A prominent exhibition booth (premium position)
  • A dedicated table for Face to Face meetings
  • Bag insert (flyer or gadget)
  • Full-page advert on the A5 programme booklet
  • Digital copy of participants list excl. email addresses
  • Media acknowledgement (see media package) with prominent medium logo placing and up to 150 words in the sponsors directory profile feature
Conference Dinner: €20,000, Co-Sponsor: €5,000

The conference dinner is the biggest networking event with all conference attendees.

  • 2 complimentary full registrations
  • Sit at the VIP table during dinner
  • Verbal acknowledgement during dinner by ASTP-Proton President
  • The possibility to have your logo projected on the screen throughout the dinner
  • Opportunity to address the dinner participants
  • Roll-up banner placed at the dinner location
  • Digital copy of participants list excl. email addresses
  • Media acknowledgement (see media package)
Directors Dinner: €5,000, Co-Sponsor: €2,500

This networking event is exclusively for Directors of Knowledge Transfer Offices, which starts after the welcome reception.

  • 1 complimentary full registration
  • Verbal acknowledgement during dinner
  • The possibility to have your logo projected on the screen throughout the dinner
  • Opportunity to address the dinner participants
  • Digital copy of participants list excl. email addresses
  • Media acknowledgement (see media package)
Welcome Reception: €5,000, Co-Sponsor: €2,500

At the welcome reception, we officially welcome all participants to the City. This event is usually held at the City Hall or a location, which represents the City.

  • 1 complimentary full registration
  • Logo on cocktail napkins
  • Verbal acknowledgement during the welcome reception by ASTP-Proton President
  • Roll-up banner placed at the dinner location
  • Digital copy of participants list excl. email addresses
  • Media acknowledgement (see media package)
Pre-Dinner Reception: €2,500

The pre-dinner reception is a pre-dinner drinks reception before the conference dinner starts.

  • 1 complimentary full registration
  • Sit at the VIP table during dinner
  • Verbal acknowledgement during dinner by ASTP-Proton President
  • Opportunity to address the participants during the pre-dinner reception
  • Roll-up banner placed at the dinner location
  • Digital copy of participants list excl. email addresses
  • Media acknowledgement (see media package)
Event Network App: €2,000

The conference network app is designed to run on tablets and smartphones. All attendees will be able to manage their personal agenda, send each other messages and request meetings with the app.

  • Logo on the welcome screen
  • 25% discount on the conference registration
  • Digital copy of participants list excl. email addresses
  • Media acknowledgement (see media package)
USB Flash drive / Gadget: €2,750
  • 1 complimentary full registration
  • Logo on USBs (or other gadget), distributed to all attendees (one side and full colour print)
  • Digital copy of participants list excl. email addresses
  • Media acknowledgement (see media package)
Lanyards: €2,250
  • 1 complimentary full registration
  • Logo on lanyards, worn by all attendees (one side and full colour print)
  • Digital copy of participants list excl. email addresses
  • Media acknowledgement (see media package)
Conference bags: €3,250
  • 1 complimentary full registration
  • Logo on conference bags, distributed to all attendees (one side and one colour print)
  • Digital copy of participants list excl. email addresses
  • Media acknowledgement (see media package)
Badges: €2,250
  • 1 complimentary full registration
  • Logo on badges, worn by all attendees (one side and full colour print)
  • Digital copy of participants list excl. email addresses
  • Media acknowledgement (see media package)
Bag insert: €750

A choice between a flyer or a gadget (provided by you) to be included in the conference bags.

  • Flyer or gadget (1 piece) as bag insert
  • 25% discount on the conference registration
Media: €500

This package is included in all sponsor packages (except the bag insert and full-page advert packages).

  • Logo on all event’s collateral (where applicable) incl. programme booklet and event app
  • Logo and hyperlink on dedicated sponsor area of the conference website
  • Recognition on banners and screens throughout the event site (where applicable)
  • Acknowledgement by ASTP-Proton President during the welcome reception, opening and closing plenaries
  • Sponsors directory profile feature in the programme booklet (up to 100 words)
Full-page Advertisement: €250
  • One page advert featured in the programme booklet (A5 format), distributed to all attendees.
Conference Session: Parallel Track from €1,000 & Plenary from €2,500

The sponsorship of a plenary or a parallel track session is to cover all expenses related to the speaker’s travel and accommodation.

  • Verbal acknowledgement during the session
  • Logo placed next to the session on the conference programme (online and printed version)
  • Digital copy of participants list excl. email addresses
  • Media acknowledgement (see media package)
Exhibition Booth: €2,500

The exhibition area is located in the break area, where the most traffic will be to engage with 400+ attendees during the coffee breaks, lunches and throughout the conference.

  • 1 complimentary full registration
  • Standard booth area: 2.5m x 2.5m incl. 1 table, 2 chairs, power extension and free Wi-Fi
  • 50% discount on Marketplace ‘mini session’ slot
  • Full-page advert on the A5 programme booklet
  • Digital copy of participants list excl. email addresses
  • Media acknowledgement (see media package)
Marketplace 'Mini Session': €1,750

Does your organisation provide products/services for Knowledge/Technology Transfer Offices? Get the opportunity to present what your organisation has to offer or what you are looking for and interact with the audience. Only 6 slots available!

  • 1 complimentary full registration
  • One day complimentary booth in the exhibition area, shared with other marketplace presenters
  • 15 minutes slot during the Knowledge Stock Exchange session and included in the conference programme
  • Digital copy of participants list excl. email addresses
  • Media acknowledgement (see media package)

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