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PIUG 2009 Northeast Conference

| Overview | Program | Presentations (PIUG members only) | Sponsors | Travel | Workshops |

Monday, October 12 to Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Hyatt Regency New Brunswick
2 Albany Street
New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA 08901


The PIUG Northeast Conference brings together experts in the area of chemistry/biology, non-chemistry/biology and legal topics relating to patent information. It is an excellent forum to learn and share best practices regarding a specific process in searching and retrieving patent information. Vendors will be available to discuss their expertise and products. The key objective of this four-day meeting is to provide opportunities for learning, networking and professional development.

Conference Schedule

  • Monday, October 12: STN Patent Forum
  • Tuesday, October 13: Main Meeting Presentations and Exhibition
  • Wednesday, October 14: Assorted vendor workshops and training


The Hyatt Regency New Brunswick in New Brunswick NJ is 2 blocks from the NJ Transit train station, NJ Transit bus and Suburban Transit bus lines. See the travel page for more information on getting to the conference site.

Room rates

  • Single and double rooms: $195/day
  • Triple occupancy: $220/day
  • Quadruple occupancy: $245/day

The cutoff date for conference rate is September 28, 2009.

Reserve your room by calling the hotel directly ((732) 873-1234), using the toll free number 1-800-872-3600 or online registration process.

Parking at the hotel is $4 for 24 hr.


July 31, 2009 through October 7, 2009: PIUG Members $55.00; Non-Members $90.00
October 7, 2009 through October 11, 2009: $90.00
On-site registration: $100
Reduced rates for students, retirees and unemployed attendees.

Registration is anticipated to be available online on or before August 1st.

Planning Volunteers

Meeting Chair - Adrienne Shanler (+1 (973) 657-9653, shanlea @
Meeting Co-Chair - Zhifu Shu
Program Committee - Marty Goffman (Co-chair), Rick Williams (Co-chair), AJ D'Ambra, Elyse Robinson, and Don Walter

Evaluations: Carolyn Conrad
Exhibit Room: Adrienne Shanler
Meeting Book: Shelley Pavlek, Diane Webb
Registration: Faye Kramer
Signage - Sandra Unger, Zhifu Shu
Sponsors: Zhifu Shu
Travel: Don Walter
Webpages - Tom Wolff
Workshops: Adrienne Shanler

Information will be updated as it is received and posted on PIUG-DF and CHMINF-L email list and on the PIUG website.

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