AURP Spring Training Agenda

 

March 5-9, 2018 • Tempe Mission Palms, Tempe, Arizona

Preliminary schedule • Subject to change

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Monday, March 5, 2018

AURP Board of Directors Meeting

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

AURP Strategic Planning Meeting
AURP Board of Directors and Advisory Council

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Registration Desk Open

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Group departs lobby for Board Dinner
Depart promptly at 6:15
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM

AURP Board of Directors Sponsor Appreciation Dinner
At: The Coop at Culinary Dropout in the Farmer's Arts District
DINNER, DRINKS, GAMES - LET THE STRATEGIZING BEGIN!

Casual attire appropriate - we recommend walking shoes and jacket for the short walk to The Coop as well as the outdoor activities.

Welcoming Remarks

Mason Ailstock, President, AURP; Vice President of Operations, The University Financing Foundation, Inc.

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM


Tuesday, March 6, 2018

AURP Gets Juiced!

Grab a juice, sports drink or H2O and hit the trail to the top of A Mountain.

Prizes awarded for best spirit-wear/outfit, best effort and of course King or Queen of the Mountain!

7:00 AM - 7:45 AM

Continental Breakfast

7:45 AM - 9:00 AM

Spring Training Opening Remarks

Laura Frerichs, 2018 Spring Training Chair; Director, University of Illinois Research Park, University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign Economic Development

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

MODULE 1

TRENDS IN COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS & LEASING

SPEAKERS:

M. Lance Patterson, Patterson Real Estate Advisory Group, LLC

Scott Taylor, President & Chief Executive Officer, Carter

MODERATOR:

Kevin ByrnePast President, AURP; President, The University Financing Foundation, Inc.

9:15 AM - 12:15 PM

 Networking Break 

10:20 AM - 10:45 AM

Group Networking Lunch

12:15 PM- 1:15 PM

MODULE 2

UNIVERSITY ENTREPRENEURSHIP SPACES AND STARTUP INCUBATOR TRENDS

SPEAKERS:

Carol LaufferPrincipal, Business Cluster Development

MODERATOR:

Laura Frerichs, Director, University of Illinois Research Park, University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign Economic Development

1:15 PM - 4:30 PM

Networking Break

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

LIGHTNING ROUND
RESEARCH PARK HAPPENINGS IN 2017

4:45 PM - 6:00 PM

Informal Group Dinners

Dinner reservations at 3-4 restaurants for attendees to sign up during registration.

6:30 PM


Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Networking Continental Breakfast

7:00 AM - 8:30 AM

MODULE 3

WORKFORCE DRIVING TECHNOLOGY OFFICE DESIGN

SPEAKERS:

Leigh Stringer, Principal, EYP Architecture and Engineering

Lisa F. Pool, CID, LEED AP, Principal, Minneapolis, Perkins+Will

MODERATORS:

Chris Carlson, Division Vice President, The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company

Jeff Williams, AICP, LEED AP, Senior Project Designer, Associate Principal, Perkins+Will

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Networking Break

9:25 AM - 9:45 AM

Group Networking Lunch

Peer to Peer Roundtable Discussion Groups

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

MODULE 4

THE SPECTRUM OF FUNDING UNIVERSITY STARTUPS: FROM THE LAB TO SERIES B

SPEAKERS:

Jamie RhodesChief Executive Officer, SioTeX Corporation

  • John Ryan, Managing Director, Wells Fargo Strategic Capital, formerly at Onset Ventures  (invited)
    • Peter Schuerman, Vice Chancellor of Research and Economic Development, University of California – Merced
    Laurie SimmonsExecutive Director, Rio Grande Valley Angel Network; Director, University of Texas’ Commercialization and Innovation Center, Rio Grande Valley campus
  • Thomas E. Parkinson, Senior Director, IllinoisVENTURES

MODERATOR:

John Hanak, Managing Director Purdue Ventures, Purdue Research Foundation, Purdue Foundry

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Informal Group Dinners
Dinner reservations at 3-4 restaurants for attendees to sign up during registration.

 6:30 PM

Thursday, March 8, 2018

LIGHTNING ROUND
TRENDS IN TECHNOLOGY-BASED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (via Web)

Continental Breakfast

SPEAKER:

Dan Berglund, President and Chief Executive Officer, State Science & Technology Institute (SSTI)

7:15 AM - 8:45 AM

Networking Break

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

MODULE 5

RESEARCH PARK STRATEGIC PLANNING TRENDS: MOCK SWOT

SPEAKERS:

Bob Geolas, Partner, HR&A Advisors, Inc.

Heather K. Gaines, Associate General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel, The University of Arizona

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

CLOSING REMARKS

Mason Ailstock, President, AURP; Vice President of Operations, The University Financing Foundation

11:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Group Networking Lunch

11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

OPTIONAL EVENT

Spring Training Baseball Game
Chicago Cubs vs San Diego Padres
Sloan Park

(additional registration and fees apply)

Group to depart hotel lobby at 12:30 pm
Limited tickets are available

Game time: 1:05 pm MST
Price: $45.00

Includes: Ticket to game and round-trip transportation.

12:15 PM - 5:00 PM

 

Guests on their own for the evening

Evening

Friday, March 9, 2018

Departures

Morning

Individual Golf Tee Times

Morning

 
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