Tuesday, August 15, 2006

CFP: Patent Information Users Group, Inc. (PIUG) Northeast Regional Meeting

CFP: Patent Information Users Group, Inc. (PIUG) Northeast Regional Meeting

The PIUG is holding its Northeast Regional Meeting on October 10, 2006 at the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

The PIUG Northeast Regional Meeting is an excellent forum to learn and share best practices regarding patent research and analysis. Vendors will
be available to discuss their products and services.

If you would like to give a presentation at the 2006 PIUG Northeast Regional Meeting, please send your titles and abstracts to A.J. D'Ambra (a.j.dambra@exxonmobil.com) for consideration by the Program Committee of the PIUG NE Meeting.

The presentation can be any aspect of patents and related topics -including but not limited to searching, classification, patent law, databases, data manipulations, data mining, value-added analysis and/or presentation of the information, end-user/client/partner relationship
management, history, topics such as engineering or biotechnology. The Program Committee is particularly interested in inviting the participation of information professionals in the academic community.

Deadline for abstracts is August 21, 2006. (Deadline extension will be considered for respondents to this announcement.)
The registration fee will be waived for presenters, volunteers and students.

About PIUG
The Patent Information Users Group, Inc. (PIUG) is a not-for-profit organization for individuals having a professional, scientific or technical interest in patent information. The mission of PIUG is to encourage the development of patent information research and analysis systems, to further develop members' patent research and analysis skills, and to promote and improve the retrieval, analysis and dissemination of patent information.