||The objectives of the Conference are to:
(i) Discuss the intellectual property policy in the region;
(ii) Create a forum for high-level exchange of views on current and future challenges related to innovation as the tool for economic growth; and
(iii) Exchange experiences and strengthen understanding on the importance of intellectual property strategy development. SAKPATENTI would also like to use the Conference to promote to the broadest range of stakeholders the new National Intellectual Property Strategy, developed in cooperation with WIPO, which should be adopted by the Georgian Government just before, or on the margins of the Conference.