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First-time innovation conference comes to Emory Law

A. Kenyatta Greer |

The inaugural TI:GER conference will be held at Emory Law Jan. 29, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

2016 TIGER Innovation Conference: Solutions in Healthcare brings together professionals from law, business, and medicine to discuss innovative solutions in healthcare and the current trends in the commercialization of healthcare technology. The conference provides a forum to share current business practices, discuss the legal and economic challenges, and showcase new technology from the TI:GER teams.

Current speakers include:

Vaughn Kauffman, Principal, PricewaterhouseCoopers Health Industries Advisory, Cleveland, OH

Cory Anderson, VP Business Development, Innovation Factory, Alpharetta, GA

Chris Coburn, VP Innovation, Partners Healthcare, Boston, MA

Jack Tillman, Associate VP Corp Development, Emory University

Tiffany Wilson, Executive Director, Global Center for Medical Innovation, Atlanta, GA

Tina McKeon 96L, Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend, Atlanta, GA

Scott Petty, Partner, King & Spalding, Atlanta, GA

Liza Vertinsky, Professor of Law, PhD Economics, Emory Law

Bernie Zidar 98L, Chief IP Counsel, McKesson Technologies, Atlanta, GA

This groundbreaking conference was coordinated by Nicole Morris, IP attorney, Emory Law professor of practice, and TI:GER program director.

Technological Innovation: Generating Economic Results, or TI:GER®, is a collaboration between Emory Law and Georgia Institute of Technology that brings together graduate students in law, business, science, and engineering to work on start-up projects. The goal: transform highly promising research into economically viable products.

Register here for this free conference.