II-PIC 2017 - The Meeting
II-PIC is the International Indian Patent Information Conference for Patent Information Professionals
1st International Indian Patent Information Conference for Patent Searchers in Bangalore, India. 2nd - 3rd November 2017
For those in the patent world, sharing best practices, networking and evaluating trends have become matters of considerable importance the first II-PIC Meeting & Exhibition will be the significant forum for this, attracting over 200 attendees from the main innovative companies and information, service or software providers. It will be a venue where attendees will learn about new ways to work with disseminate scientific and patent information.
The first Conference (ICIC) started in 1989 ... then II-SDV started in 2012 in Nice ... and in 2017 II-PIC will start in India
These exciting and highly respected annual conferences, that started in Montreux (Swiss) in 1989 and were subsequently held in Annecy (France), Nîmes (France), Sitges (Spain), Barcelona (Spain), Nice (France), Vienna (Austria), Berlin (Germany) and Heidelberg (Germany) have always provided a barometer as to the strengths and frailties of the world of sci-tech and patent information.
The conference lasts for two days and features approximately 24 formal presentations, panels on topical matters, all interspersed with short new product information presentations. All sessions are plenary. The conference normally begins with a reception and Welcome Dinner on the first evening to enable attendees to begin to network with each other. Lunches are taken at the conference venue, and breaks are designed to facilitate networking and interaction. A focused exhibition of approximately 20 stands is integrated within the conference. Attendance at these meetings is highly international, with no one nationality predominating.
The II-PIC 2017 conference is organised by Dr Haxel Congress and Event Management.
Subject Areas for the II-PIC 2017 Programme
The organisers of the first International Indian Patent Information Conference have clearly targeted their programme at professionals working in the patent information field. Patent searching may be a small profession, but it makes an essential contribution to innovation and to decision-making in industry and beyond. Dr. Haxel Congress & Event Managment GmbH is interested in supporting a strong and healthy body of patent information professionals in India and in ensuring that they continue to "search better".
II-PIC will highlight best practices utilized by corporate patent information professionals and patent information providers with respect to searching, analysis and management of patent information.