AURP Spring Training - The Future Workforce Agenda

February 24 - 28, 2020
Tempe Mission Palms, Tempe, Arizona
*Preliminary schedule • Subject to change

Monday,
February 24, 2020
Tuesday,
February 25, 2020
Wednesday,
February 26, 2020
Thursday,
February 27, 2020
Friday,
February 28, 2020

 

Monday, February 24, 2020

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM AURP Board of Directors Meeting
Tempe Mission Palms Cavetto Room
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Registration Desk Open
Tempe Mission Palms Courtyard
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM WELCOMING RECEPTION
Tempe Mission Palms Courtyard West
Enjoy the beautiful Arizona sunset and surroundings reconnecting with colleagues and friends.
6:15 PM  Informal Group Dinners
Dinner reservations have been made at a variety of restaurants for attendees to break bread together before the amazing week ahead. Sign up for your restaurant choice during check-in for Spring Training.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

7:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Networking Continental Breakfast
Snack Shack
Sunshine, coffee, and a quick continental breakfast will help to kick off your day of knowledge-exchange and networking.
Note: Full breakfast or buffet is available in The Cloister Restaurant at individual expense.

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Journey Up A Mountain
Huddle up in the courtyard with your AURP friends before the journey of a lifetime up A Mountain Whether meditating, engaging with your colleagues, or walking up A Mountain, being mindful of your body and surroundings, is important at every level of engagement each day and every moment. (Sunrise 7:01am)

9:00 AM - 9:20 AM

SPRING TRAINING OPENING REMARKS
Abbey Room
From Our Spring Training Co-Chairs
Laura Bleill, Director, Communications & External Engagement, University of Illinois Research Park
Kate Engel, Director of Communications & Culture, Nebraska Innovation Campus

9:20 AM - 12:15 PM

MODULE 1 INSIGHTS FROM THE FUTURE
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9:20 AM - 10:00 AM - INNOVATION MVP
Lev Gonick, Chief Information Officer, Arizona State University

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM - Fireside Chat: The Future of Communities of Innovation
Jonathon Bates, Executive Director, Real Estate Administration & Research Park, University of Utah Research Park
Laura Bleill, Director, Communications and External Engagement, University of Illinois Research Park
Laura Frerichs, Director, University of Illinois Research Park and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Economic Development
Cameron McCoy, PhD, Association Vice President, Economic Engagement, Office of Economic Engagement, Lehigh University
Jackie Kerby Moore, Executive Director, Sandia Science & Technology Park

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Networking Break
Snack Shack
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM Group Networking Lunch
Courtyard & Confree Dining Room
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM

MODULE 2   DRIVING CONNECTIVITY: EXPERIENCING THE ASU INNOVATION NETWORK
Abbey Room
Contributing Module Leaders
Mason Ailstock, Associate Principal, HR&A Advisors
James O'Brien, Senior Vice President, University Affairs and Chief of Staff, Arizona State University
Wellington 'Duke' Reiter, Senior Advisor to the President, Arizona State University
Rich Stanley, Senior Vice President and University Planner, Arizona State University

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM AURP BOARD OF DIRECTORS' SPONSOR APPRECIATION DINNER
Location: Arrogant Butcher, Downtown Phoenix
All attendees are welcome to attend this valuable networking dinner as we toast our sponsors of AURP Spring Training 2020.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

6:30 AM - 7:30 AM Hike Up A Mountain
Ready for round 2? Your AURP friends are there to support you as you clear out the cobwebs and set out for Day 2 up A Mountain. The beautiful Arizona sunrise will refresh your heart, mind and body for another day of deep thought and learning. (Sunrise 6:59 am)
7:00 AM - 8:15 AM Networking Continental Breakfast
Snack Shack
Note: Full breakfast or buffet is available in The Cloister Restaurant at individual expense.
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM MODULE 3   IMPACTS OF AI, MACHINE LEARNING & BIG DATA ON RESEARCH PARKS & INNOVATION COMMUNITIES
Abbey Room

Contributing Module Leaders
James Barr von Oehsen, PhD, Associate Vice President, Advanced Research Computing, Rutgers University
Lisa Carnahan, Associate Director for IT Standards, Information Technologies Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Dan Duncan, President, AURP; Executive Director Nebraska Innovation Campus, University of Nebraska
Peter Gold, Esq, Principal, The Gold Group, LLC; Vice Chair, Global Interdependence Center
Marc Hoit, Vice Chancellor for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, North Carolina State University
Carol Stewart, Associate Vice President, Tech Parks Arizona, University of Arizona; President, Campus Research Corporation

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM Networking Break
Snack Shack
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

AURP Event Promotions

BIO Health Caucus   San Diego, CA | June 7-8
BIO International Convention | June 8-10
Mark Romney,
Chief Strategy Officer, Aggie Square - University of California, Davis
Brian Darmody,
Chief Executive Officer, AURP

Insights into Research Parks: The Growth of Delaware's P3 Innovation Ecosystem
Newark, DW | September 23-24
Hosted by the University of Delaware
Tracy Shickel,
Director of Economic Development, University of Delaware

International Conference 2020: Innovation Elevated  Salt Lake City, UT | November 3-6
Hosted by the University of Utah Research Park
Jon Bates,
Executive Director, Real Estate Administration & Research Park, University of Utah Research Park

Spring Training 2021   Tempe, AZ | February 25 - March 1
Brian Darmody,
Chief Executive Officer, AURP

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Group Networking Lunch
Courtyard & Confree Dining Room

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM MODULE 4   THE EVOLVING WORKFORCE: REAL ESTATE, CONSTRUCTION, SERVICES & PROGRAMMING
Abbey Room

Contributing Module Leaders
Harry Brislin, IV, Director, USA Properties; University of South Alabama Technology and Research Park
Charlie Knuth, Head of Market Research, Scoop Technologies
Sam Medile, Managing Director/Owner, Off Campus Parking
Ben Robinson, Director of Activation Services, Collaborative Real Estate
David Tyndall, Principal, Collaborative Real Estate

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM Networking Break
Snack Shack
4:30 PM Sessions Conclude for the Day
6:00 PM Informal Group Dinners
Once again, we will have a variety of restaurants for attendees to dine and recapping the week so far. Remember to sign up at the Spring Training information desk.

Thursday, February 27, 2020

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Networking Continental Breakfast
Snack Shack
Note: Full breakfast or buffet is available in The Cloister Restaurant at individual expense.
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM MODULE 5   THE FUTURE OF YOUR RESEARCH COMMUNITY: STRATEGIC PLANNING DIVERSITY AND WORKFORCE INCLUSION
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Contributing Module Leaders
Keisha Demps, Partnership Developer, NC State University Centennial Campus
Heather Metcalf, PhD, Chief Research Officer, Association of Women in Science
Frank Reid, III, Executive Vice President, Kolbe Corporation
Laura Lynn Smith, Division Vice President/General Manager, ADP
Peter Temes, PhD, Founder & President, Institute for Large Organizations

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

CLOSING REMARKS
Daniel Duncan, President, AURP; Executive Director, Nebraska Innovation Campus, University of Nebraska

11:15 AM - 1:00 PM Group Networking Lunch
Courtyard & Confree Dining Room

12:15 PM - 5:00 PM

OPTIONAL EVENT
Cactus League Spring Training Baseball
Angels vs Padres
Tempe Diablo Stadium
(additional registration and fees apply)
Group to depart hotel lobby at 12:15 pm
Limited tickets are available
Game time: 1:05 pm MST
Price: $45.00
Includes: Ticket to group seating at the game.

Evening Guest on their own for the evening

Friday, February 28, 2020

Morning Departures
Morning Individual Golf Tee Times