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Welcome to the 2012 AIPLA Annual Meeting session handouts page. Papers are available to all registered attendees. If a speaker has submitted material, there will be a link(s) to their bio, paper, and slides next to their name.

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Thursday Session Handouts

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Committee Meetings 6:30 – 8:00 am

Commitee meetings are open to all attendees unless otherwise noted.

 

Opening Plenary Session 8:00 – 9:00 am

Get Microsoft SilverlightAIPLA Year-in-Review and the Impact of the AIA Rules
 
 
 

AIPLA Year-in-Review and the Impact of the AIA Rules

Marriott Ballroom Salons 2 & 3, Lobby Level

Join AIPLA President Bill Barber, Officer-in-Charge, Sharon Israel, and Executive Director Q. Todd Dickinson, for a lively look at AIPLA’s accomplishments this past, year. In addition, the Honorable David Kappos, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the US Patent & Trademark Office, will provide comments on the new AIA rules and will participate in an interview with Dickinson. Hear about these new rules and how they will impact your business and the IP world.

Concurrent Morning Tracks 9:00 am – 12:00 noon

Track 1: Patent Litigation Under the AIA

Thurgood Marshall Ballroom, Mezzanine Level
Get Microsoft SilverlightTrack 1: Patent Litigation Under the AIA
 
 
 
  • Moderator: Ehab M. Samuels, Dickstein Shapiro, LLP, Irvine, CA

AIA Effects on Litigation, Operating Under PGR/IPR and Getting Best Effect/Results 9:00–9:30 am

  • Tom Irving, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, LLP, Washington, DC (Bio, Paper)

Judges Panel 9:30–10:30 am

Discussion of Strategies Under New Post-Grant Procedures – Choosing the Right Venue, Motions to Stay, Estoppel Issues, Impact on Federal Court Proceedings

  • Honorable Paul R. Michel (Ret.), Chief Judge, US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Washington, DC
  • Honorable Joseph J. Farnan, Jr. (Ret.) Judge, US District
  • Court for the District of Delaware, Farnan, LLP, Wilmington, DE
  • Honorable Nancy Linck, (Ret.) Administrative Patent Law Judge, Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences, US Patent & Trademark Office, Alexandria, VA (Bio)

Discovery Procedures Under AIA 10:30–11:00 am

  • Colin Sandercock, Perkins Coie, LLP, Washington, DC

Best Practices for Corporate e-Discovery Under AIA 11:00–11:30 am

  • Karl M. Maersch, Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, NY

Joint Infringement—Akamai/McKesson Aftermath and Strategies Under AIA 11:30 am–12:00 noon

  • Clay C. James, Hogan Lovells US, LLP, Denver, CO

Track 2: TTAB Rules Quiz Show

Marriott Ballroom Salon 1, Lobby Level
Get Microsoft SilverlightTTAB Rules Quiz Show
 
 
 
Facilitators for panel discussion:
  • Jody Drake, Sughrue Mion, PLLC, Washington, DC (Bio)
  • Linda McLeod, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, LLP, Washington, DC (Bio, Paper)
Panelists:
  • Honorable Gerard F. Rogers, Chief Administrative Judge, Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, US Patent & Trademark Office, Alexandria, VA (invited)
  • Honorable Marc Bergsman, Judge, Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, US Patent & Trademark Office Alexandria, VA (invited)
  • George Pologeorgis, Trademark Trial and Appeal Board US Patent & Trademark Office, Alexandria, VA (invited)

An Update on the New gTLDs

  • Mark V. B. Partridge, Partridge IP Law, PC, Chicago, IL (Bio, Paper)

Can a Trademark Have Two Owners?

  • Keith Weltsch, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC, Garden City, NY (Bio, Paper)

Use of Surveys/False Advertising Cases

  • E. Deborah Jay, Field Research Corporation, San Francisco, CA (Bio)
  • Steven Hollman, Hogan Lovells US, LLP, Washington, DC (Bio, Paper)

Track 3: Emerging IP Issues in Emerging Markets

Maryland Ballroom, Lobby Level
Get Microsoft SilverlightTrack 3: Emerging IP Issues in Emerging Markets
 
 
 
 
  • Moderator: Paik Saber, IBM, San Jose, CA

Emerging Markets

If You Can’t Beat ‘Em, Can You Join ‘Em? Trying to Use Recent Changes in Israel Patent Law to Get an Early Look Inside Your Competitor’s Head 9:00–9:30 am

  • Daniel J. Feigelson, 4th Dimension IP, Rehovot, Israel (Bio, Paper)

Tips, Tricks and Pitfalls in the Brazilian Patent Prosecution System 9:30–10:00 am

  • Eduardo da Gama Camara Junior, Dannemann Siemsen Advogados, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Bio, Paper, Slides)

South Africa—An Overview of Important Prosecution and Enforcement Issues in South Africa and Other African Countries 10:00–10:30 am

  • Russell Bagnall, Adams & Adams, Pretoria, South Africa (Bio, Paper)

Important Aspects of IP Practice in Russia for Foreign Patent Practitioners 10:30–11:00 am

  • Maria Eliseeva, Patentbar International, PC, Newton, MA

Managing Global Portfolios Strategies for Foreign Filing 11:00–10:30 am

  • Kevin H. Rhodes, 3M Innovative Properties Company, St. Paul, MN (Bio, Paper)

Export Control Issues 11:30 am–12:00 noon

  • Roszel C. Thomsen II, Thomsen and Burke, LLP, Baltimore, MD (Bio, Slides)

Lunch Reception (open to all registrants) 12:00 – 12:30 pm

Exhibition Hall A, Exhibition Level

 

Luncheon (tickets required) 12:30-2:00 pm

Marriott Ballroom Salons 2&3, Lobby Level

  • The Honorable James D. Smith, Chief Administrative Patent Judge, Patent Trial & Appeal Board, US Patent & Trademark Office, Alexandria, VA

Concurrent Afternoon Tracks 2:00 – 3:30 pm

Track 1: What In-House Lawyers Need to Know About the AIA and Whether It Will Change Corporate Practice

Thurgood Marshall Ballroom, Mezzanine Level
Get Microsoft SilverlightWhat In-House Lawyers Need to Know About the AIA and Whether It Will Change Corporate Practice
 
 
 
  • Moderator: Terrence W. McMillin, International Game Technology, Reno, NV (Bio)

What In-House Lawyers Need to Know About the AIA—Focus on Post Grant Reviews 2:00–2:30 pm

  • Richard P. Bauer, Katten Muchin Rosenman, LLP, Washington, DC (Bio, Paper, Slides)

Third Party Interactions and the AIA 2:30–3:00 pm

  • Melissa Buss, 3M Innovative Properties Company, St. Paul, MN (Bio, Paper)

Implications and Considerations for In-House Counsel in the Implementation of AIA First Inventor to File Provisions 3:00–3:20 pm

  • Randi L. Karpinia, Motorola Solutions, Inc., Fort Lauderdale, FL (Bio, Paper)

Panel Discussion 3:20–3:30 pm

Track 2: Copyright Openings and Closings—Open Source, the OPEN Act, and Termination Rights

Marriott Ballroom Salon 1, Lobby Level
Get Microsoft SilverlightCopyright Openings and Closings-Open Source, the OPEN Act, and Termination Rights
 
 
 
 
  • Moderator: Sara K. M. Hinkley, M-I SWACO, a Schlumberger Company, Houston, TX

Open Source Practices and Policies for Corporate IP Attorneys 2:00–2:40 pm

  • Michael Atlass, Qualcomm, Inc., San Diego, CA (Bio, Paper)
  • Michele Herman, Invention Law Group, Bellevue, WA (Bio, Paper)
  • Philip R. Wadsworth, Qualcomm, Inc., San Diego, CA (Bio, Paper)

The OPEN Act—A Better Alternative to SOPA/PIPA? 2:40–3:05 pm

  • James R. Gourley, Carstens & Cahoon, LLP, Dallas, TX (Bio, Paper)

Copyright Terminations 2013: Storm Clouds Gathering 3:05–3:30 pm

  • Kevin C. Parks, Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd., Chicago, IL (Bio, Paper)

Track 3: Trade Secret

Maryland Ballroom, Lobby Level
Get Microsoft SilverlightTrack 3: Trade Secret
 
 
 
  • Moderator: Victoria Cundiff, Paul Hastings, LLP, New York, NY (Bio)

Are You the Weakest Link: Trade Secrets,Cybersecurity, and Best Data Security Practices

  • Shawn Henry, CrowdStrike, Inc., Laguna Niguel, CA (Paper)
  • Katherine Butler, General Electric, San Ramon, CA (Bio, Paper)
  • Stephen L. Surdu, Mandiant., Alexandria, VA (Bio, Paper)

Committee Educational Sessions 3:30 – 5:30 pm

Commitee meetings and educational sessions are open to all attendees unless otherwise noted.

Biotechnology/Chemical Practice ( Joint Session)

(120 Minutes of CLE Requested)

Washington Room 2, Exhibition Level
Get Microsoft SilverlightBiotechnology/Chemical Practice (Joint Session)
 
 
 
 
  • IP Issues in Novel Venture Financing of Biopharmaceutical Development Funding is tight and risk is high in development of newdrugs and diagnostics. Creative financing and partnering structures are allowing companies to access funding to run clinical trials and generate new IP. The objective of the session is to describe the novel arrangements and IP issues that patent attorneys need to know.

Overview of Novel Venture Structures and Financing Arrangements

  • Joel Nied, LeClair Ryan, Norfolk, VA (Bio)

Venture Capital Company Approaches to Investing in Clinical Development and Generation of IP

  • Gregory J. Sieczkiewicz, Flagship Ventures, Cambridge, MA (Bio

Big Pharma Partnerships with Small Biotech/Pharma

  • J. Michael Warner, Pfizer, San Francisco, CA (Bio)

Partnerships with Government to Commercialize New Technologies

  • Cindy Fuchs, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Bethesda, MD (Bio)
  • Lilli Portilla, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD (Bio)

Industrial Designs

(60 Minutes of CLE Requested)

Maryland Ballroom, Lobby Level
  • Moderator: Damon Neagle, Design IP, Allentown, PA 

Developments in US Copyright Law Relating to Designs

  • Garfield Goodrum, Garfield Goodrum, PLLC, Boston, MA

AIA & Design Patents—Focus on New Provisions Taking Effect September 2012

  • Damon Neagle, Design IP, Allentown, PA

Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement Part I—Proposed US Implementing Legislation

  • Jason T. Somma, Somma, PC, Washington, DC

Part II—Enforcement of International Registrations under the Geneva Act of the Hague Convention

  • Henning Hartwig, Bardehle Pagenberg, Munich, Germany (Bio, Paper)

Design Patents and US Customs Enforcement

  • Lisa Wainright, National IPR Coordination Center, Outreach & Training Unit, Department of Homeland Security,Arlington, VA (invited)

Mergers and Acquisitions

(120 Minutes of CLE Requested)

Virginia A, Lobby Level
  • Moderator: Peter Mims, Vinson & Elkins, LLP, Houston, TX (Bio)

IP People v. Corporate People - Why Can’t We Be Friends!? What Makes the Best Corporate/IP Partnership in M&A Transactions?

  • In a merger and acquisition deal, it is important for both sides, corporate and IP, to understand the other and to understand the elements that go into making a deal flow as efficiently and effectively as possible, while not sacrificing quality. This discussion is intended to give insight into ways to work together to get the deal done!

Panelists:
  • Jeff Wolfson, Haynes and Boone, LLP, Washington, DC (Bio, Paper)
  • Stanton D. Weinstein, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Moorestown, NJ (Bio)
  • Todd Bissett, Borden Ladner Gervais, LLP, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
  • Chen Wang, E.I du Pont de Numours and Company, Wilmington, DE (Paper)
  • Thomas F. Gillespie III, Emergent Bio Solutions, Rockville, MD (Bio, Paper, Slides)

Patent Law

(60 Minutes of CLE Requested)

Thurgood Marshall Ballroom, Mezzanine Level
  • Moderator: Paul Kitch, Nixon Peabody, LLP, Chicago, IL

Declarations and Assignments and Effective Filing Date of Claims Under the AIA

  • We will delve into the details of the AIA rules associated with Declarations and Assignments and how these rules enable Assignee-as-applicant filings. We will also examine the intricacies of handling an application that would appear to have an effective filing date of pre-AIA implementation but, due to later added claims, may get swept into the category of an application subject to the new AIA rules and prior art definitions because it contains or ever contained a claim not entitled to a filing date before March 16, 2013.

  • Panelists:
    Todd Benni, McDonald Hopkins, LLC, Cleveland, OH (Bio, Paper, Slides)
    Stephen Weed, RatnerPrestia, Valley Forge, PA (Bio, Paper, Slides)

Committee Meetings 3:30 – 5:30 pm

New Member/First Time Attendee Reception 5:30 – 6:30 pm

Washington Rooms 4–5, Exhibition Level

LGBT Reception 6:30 – 7:30 pm

Delaware AB, Lobby Level

Opening Night Reception 7:30 – 9:00 pm

Marriott Ballroom Salons 2&3, Lobby Level

Fall Harvest Celebration - Enjoy drinks and light hors d’oeuvres with your fellow attendees during this Fall Harvest Celebration!

 

 


 


 

Friday Session Handouts

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Concurrent Morning Tracks 8:45 – 11:45 am

Track 1: What’s the Big Diff?—Patent Prosecution Under the AIA

Thurgood Marshall Ballroom, Mezzanine Level
  • Moderator: Paul Cole, Lucas & Co., Surrey, United Kingdom (Bio)

Most Important Changes Under the AIA—Laws, Rules, and Best Practices USPTO Perspective and Developments—Policy, Rules, and Examination Guidelines 8:50–9:10 am

  • Honorable Janet Gongola, US Patent & Trademark Office, Alexandria, VA (Bio, Slides)

In-House Perspectives on the AIA: Strategies for Successful Corporate Outcomes 9:10–9:30 am

International Perspectives and Developments: One Off, Harmonizing, Progress? 9:30–9:45 am

  • James Pooley, Deputy Director General, Innovation & Technology Sector, World Intellectual Property Organization, Geneva, Switzerland (invited)

Changes at the OED: What Corporations and Practitioners Need to Know and When You Need to Know It

9:45–10:15 am

  • William R. Covey, Office of Enrollment and Discipline, US Patent & Trademark Office, Alexandria, VA (invited) (Bio, Slides)

Practitioner Perspectives on Adapting Practice to the AIA Strategies, Tips, and Potholes 10:20–11:20 am

  • Courtenay Brinkerhoff, Foley & Lardner, LLP, Washington, DC (Paper)
  • Michael W. Piper, Conley Rose, Plano, TX (Bio, Paper)

Patent System RX: Pre-issuance Submissions 11:20–11:45 am

Track 2: Trademark Enforcement Around the Globe & Online

Marriott Ballroom Salon 1, Lobby Level
  • Moderator: Alyson G. Barker, The Wet Seal, Inc., Foothill Ranch, CA

The Benefits, Burdens, Alternatives and Ethics of Identifying and Enforcing Against Unknown Online Infringers 8:45–9:45 am

  • Stephen M. Gaffigan, Stephen M. Gaffigan, PA, Fort Lauderdale, FL (Bio, Paper)
  • Rudy Gaines, Marksmen, LLC, Chapel Hill, NC (Bio)

Extraterritorial Reach of the Lanham Act 9:45–10:15 am

  • Michael Gray, Gray Plant Mooty, Minneapolis, MN (Bio, Paper)

Enforceability of US Court Orders/Judgments and International Arbitration Orders/Judgments in Foreign Jurisdictions  10:15–11:45 am

Asia

  • George Chan, Rouse, LLP, Beijing, China (Bio, Paper)

Europe
  • Sven A. Klos, Klos Morel Vos & Schaap, Amsterdam, The Netherlands South/Central America (Bio, Paper)
  • Martin Chajchir, Marval O’Farrell & Mairal, Buenos Aires, Argentina (Bio, Paper)

Track 3: Theft of IP through Cyber Attacks— Legal Exposure and Legal Remedies

Maryland Ballroom, Lobby Level
  • Moderator: Daniel P. Westman, Morrison & Foerster, LLP, McLean, VA 

Cyber Attacks: The Nature of the Threat and Government/Private Partnerships

  • Andrew H. Tannenbaum, IBM Corporation, Armonk, NY (Bio, Paper)

Using the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act to Address Theft of Information Against Known and Unknown Defendants

  • Nick Akerman, Dorsey & Whitney, LLP, New York, NY  (Bio, Paper, Slides)

Litigation and Government Initiatives

  • Eric Klumb, US Department of Justice, Washington, DC (Bio, Paper)

Cybersecurity Legislation

  • Leonard E. Bailey, Associate Deputy Attorney General, US Department of Justice, Washington, DC (Paper)

Legal Exposure that Comes with a Cyber Attack/Data Breach

  • Elizabeth A. Rowe, University of Florida Levin College of Law, Gainesville, FL (Bio, Paper)

Law Firms and Risk Control—Information Security and Confidentiality

Lunch Reception (open to all registrants)

 11:45 am – 12:15 pm

Exhibition Hall A, Exhibition Level

 

Luncheon 12:15 – 1:45 pm

  • The Honorable Kathleen O’Malley, Circuit Judge, US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Washington, DC 

Concurrent Afternoon Tracks 2:00 – 3:30 pm

Track1: AIA—Will the New System Work?

Thurgood Marshall Ballroom, Mezzanine Level
  • Moderator: Q. Todd Dickinson, AIPLA, Arlington, VA

AIPLA Executive Director Q. Todd Dickinson will lead a frank and informative question and answer session with notable government, private practice, and industry IP stakeholders. The discussion will center around the expectations and early results from the various changes to the patent system implemented by the America Invents Act.

Panelists:
  • Honorable David Kappos, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the US Patent & Trademark Office, Alexandria, VA (invited) (Bio, Slides)
  • Robert A. Armitage, Eli Lilly & Company, Indianapolis, IN (Bio, Paper, Paper2)
  • Aaron Cooper, Senior Counsel, IP and Antitrust, US Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Washington, DC (invited)
  • W. Todd Baker, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, LLP, Alexandria, VA (Bio, Paper)

Track 2: IP Licensing

Marriott Ballroom Salon 1, Lobby Level
  • Moderator: Gary Weinstein, Faegre Baker Daniels, LLP, Minneapolis, MN (Bio)

Designing a Patent Licensing Program

  • Robert C. Kahrl, University of Akron School of Law, Akron, OH (Bio, Paper)

Licensing of Trademarks and Copyright Works

  • Steve Levy, Accent Law Group, Philadelphia, PA (Bio, Paper)

IP Licensing in Nanotechnology

  • Raj S. Davé, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP, Washington, DC (Bio, Paper)

IP Licensing in Information Technology

  • Karen F. Copenhaver, Choate Hall & Stewart, LLP, Boston, MA (Paper)

Track 3: Ethical Considerations in Litigation

Maryland Ballroom, Lobby Level
  • Moderator: Michael L. Doane, Adduci Mastriani & Schaumberg, LLP, Washington, DC (Bio)

Ethical Considerations in the ITC 2:00–2:30 pm

  • Honorable Charles E. Bullock, Chief Administrative Law Judge, US International Trade Commission, Washington, DC (Bio)

Inadvertent Production—New Rules, Protective Order Provisions, Length of Time Issues 2:30–3:00 pm

  • Douglas R. Nemec, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, LLP, New York, NY (Bio, Paper)

Ethics and the Internet—Social Media and Cloud Computing 3:00–3:30 pm

  • Maura R. Grossman, Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz, New York, NY (Bio, Paper)

Committee Educational Sessions 3:30 – 5:30 pm

Commitee meetings and educational sessions are open to all attendees unless otherwise noted.

Biotechnology/IP Practice in Europe (Joint Session) (120 Minutes of CLE Requested)

Thurgood Marshall Ballroom, Mezzanine Level
  • Moderator: James Kelley, Eli Lilly & Company, Indianapolis, IN 

Antibody Patents and Patenting Antibodies—US and EP Perspectives Patenting Antibodies—A European Perspective The EP panel will explain and critique the EPO’s approach to inventive step and claim scope for antibodies.

Antibodies and the EPO

  • Andrew G. Smith, Eli Lilly & Company, Ltd., Windlesham, Surrey, United Kingdom (Bio, Slides)

International Antibody Patenting Strategy

  • Dr. Andreas Huebel, Michalski Hüttermann & Partner, Düsseldorf, Germany (Bio, Slides)

Patenting Antibodies in Europe

  • Louise Holliday, D. Young & Co., LLP, Southhampton, United Kingdom (Slides)

Antibody Patents—Written Description The US panel will focus on compliance with 45 U.S.C. §112(a) (written description).

Understanding the Patent Office’s "Antibody Exception"

  • Kristi Sawert, US Patent & Trademark Office, Alexandria, VA 

An Academic View

  • Chris Holman, University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, MO (Bio, Paper)

A Corporate View

  • Amy E. Hamilton, Eli Lilly & Company, Ltd., Indianapolis, IN (Bio, Paper)

An Industry View

  • Hans Sauer, Biotechnology Industry Organization, Washington, DC (Bio)

Licensing and Management of IP Assets (120 Minutes of CLE Requested)

Maryland Ballroom, Lobby Level
  • Moderator: Penny Prater, Chevron, San Ramon, CA 

The doctrine of licensing estoppel affects all technological disciplines of Patent Law. The Rates v. Speakeasy decision by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals held that patent licensing agreements reached before litigation cannot be used to bar a licensee from later challenging the validity of a patent. David Leichtman, counsel for Speakeasy, Inc. and Best Buy Co., Inc. will speak on the doctrine of licensing  estoppel and the affects of the decision.

  • Speaker:
    David Leichtman, Robins Kaplan Miller & Ciresi, LLP, New York, NY (Bio)
    D. Patrick O’Reilley, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, LLP, Washington, DC (Bio)
  • Andrew Wu, IPValue Management Inc., Mountain View, CA (Bio)
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    Committee Meetings 3:30 - 5:30 pm

Committee Meetings are open to all unless otherwise noted.​​​​​​​


 
 

Saturday Session Handouts

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Closing Plenary Session 9:00 am – 12:00 noon

Year in Review

Marriott Ballroom Salons 2&3, Lobby Level
 

Thursday’s Opening Session focused on AIPLA’s year in

review. This session explores industry developments in

patents, trademarks, copyright, trade secrets and ethics.

  • Moderator: Molly Kocialski, Oracle, Broomfield, CO (Bio)

Patent 9:00–10:00 am

  • Mark Lemley, Stanford Law School, Stanford, CA (Paper)

Trademark 10:00–10:30 am

  • Steven J. Wadyka, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Washington, DC (Bio, Paper)

Copyright and Trade Secrets 10:30–11:00 am

  • David H. Harper, Haynes and Boone, LLP, Dallas, TX (Bio, Paper)

Ethics - Privacy 11:00–11:30 am

  • Paul Ohm, University of Colorado School of Law, Boulder, CO 

Ethics 11:30 am–12:00 noon

  • Warren D. Woessner, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, PA, Minneapolis, MN (Paper)

Networking Luncheon 12:00 noon – 2:00 pm

Virginia BC, Lobby Level

Tickets Required

Wrap up your 2012 Annual Meeting experience by networking with colleagues over lunch.