The 8th Annual Meeting of the NAI will be held
April 10-11, 2019 in Houston, TX 
at the JW Marriott Houston 


About The Annual Meeting

The NAI Annual Meeting is the premier arena where academic innovation and entrepreneurship is recognized, honored and cultivated.

Join us as we bring together innovators and thought leaders from organizations worldwide who are making a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development and the welfare of society. The Annual Meeting features stimulating presentations and networking, and culminates in the formal NAI Fellows Induction Ceremony.  


In 2018, more than 450 individuals attended from worldwide universities and organizations. Attendees include senior leadership from universities and not for profit research institutes;  interdisciplinary researchers and stakeholders; technology commercialization officers; deans, faculty, students, and many more.  
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The theme for Eighth Annual Meeting is “Connecting the Innovation Community” and will be held April 10-11, 2019 at the JW Marriott in Houston, TX.

Registration and call for abstracts will open in the fall of 2018.

Thank You to Our Previous Sponsors!

2019 NAI Annual Meeting Sponsorship Opportunities