AURP Spring Training Agenda

February 25 - March 1, 2019
Tempe Mission Palms, Tempe, Arizona

Preliminary schedule • Subject to change

 Sample - 2019 Spring Training Program

 

Monday, February 25, 2019

AURP Board of Directors Meeting

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

AURP Board of Directors & Advisory Council Meeting

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Registration Desk Open

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Group departs lobby for Board Dinner
Depart promptly at 6:10

6:00 PM - 6:10 PM

AURP BOARD OF DIRECTORS' SPONSOR APPRECIATION DINNER
Location: Quiessence, The Farm at South Mountain

All attendees are welcome to attend this valuable networking dinner as we toast our sponsors of AURP Spring Training 2019.

Casual attire appropriate - we recommend comfortable (no heels) shoes and jacket for the short walk as well as during participation in the outdoor activities.

Welcoming Remarks

Daniel Duncan, President, AURP; Executive Director, Nebraska Innovation Campus

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM


Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Advisory Council Breakfast Meeting

Sunshine, coffee, and a quick continental breakfast will help to kick off your day of knowledge-exchange and networking.

7:00 AM - 8:15 AM

Networking Continental Breakfast

Group Discussion: Army Commands Future

Discussion organizers: Stephen Frayser, STAR Park, and Carol Stewart, Tech Parks Arizona

Anyone interested in discussing the Army Commands Future and their engagement with our community of innovation, please feel free to attend this informal group discussion. Grab coffee and continental breakfast downstairs in the Snack Shack and take the elevator to the second floor on the north side of the courtyard.

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

SPRING TRAINING OPENING REMARKS
From Our Spring Training Co-Chairs

Ellen Hemmerly, MBA, President and Executive Director, [email protected] Research and Technology Park

Martha Schoonmaker, CEcD, Executive Director, Pinkney Innovation Complex for Science & Technology at Montgomery College (PIC MC)

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM

MODULE 1

HOW'S THAT RELATIONSHIP WORKING OUT FOR YOU? ANALYZING AGREEMENTS, LEASES, MOUS AND MORE

SPEAKERS:

Heather GainesJD, Associate General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel, The University of Arizona

Paul Moses, Director of Business and Economic Development, Purdue Research Park, Purdue Research Foundation

MODERATOR:

Ellen Hemmerly, MBA, President and Executive Director, [email protected] Research and Technology Park

8:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Networking Break  

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

AURP UPDATE: MEMBER MVP

TECONOMY PARTNERS-AURP BENCHMARKING REPORT ROLLOUT

SPEAKER:

Mitch HorowitzManaging Director, TEConomy Partners LLC

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Group Networking Lunch

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

MODULE 2

CREATIVE FINANCING SOLUTIONS: OPPORTUNITY ZONES, LEGACY PROJECTS AND NEW APPROACHES

SPEAKERS:

Jay Brown, CCIM, PMP, Managing Director (P3 | Real Estate | Infrastructure Advisory), Alvarez & Marsal

Kevin ByrneMBA, President, The University Financing Foundation, Inc.

Brian DarmodyAssociate Vice President for Corporate Engagement, Office of the President, The University of Maryland (Moderator)

Scott Levitan, President & CEO, The Research Triangle Park of North Carolina

1:30 PM - 4:15 PM

Networking Break

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM

Daily Recap / Sessions Conclude for the Day

4:15 PM - 4:30 PM

AURP Happy Hour

Grab a tasty beverage, a snack and decompress from a long day of meetings before heading back into the Spring Training meeting room to learn about where AURP is headed.

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

THE FUTURE OF AURP

RECAP OF THE 2019 STRATEGIC PLANNING MEETING

Daniel Duncan, President, AURP; Executive Director, Nebraska Innovation Campus

Brian Darmody, Associate Vice President for Corporate Engagement, Office of the President, The University of Maryland (Moderator)

5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Informal Group Dinners

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

6:15 PM


Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Networking Continental Breakfast

7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

MINDFULNESS MORNING

OPTIONAL ACTIVITY:

Journey Up A Mountain

Huddle up in the courtyard with Paige Yeaton and your AURP friends before the journey of a lifetime up A Mountain. 

7:00 AM- 8:00 AM

MODULE 3

PEAK PERFORMANCE: ACHIEVING THE ULTIMATE THROUGH PROGRAMS IN YOUR COMMUNITY

SPEAKERS:

Jennifer Mellor, CPA, Chief Innovation Officer, Greater Phoenix Chamber

Nicole Pepper, Project Manager, Economic Development, Greater Phoenix Chamber

Stephen Coulston, AIA, Principal Austin, Perkins+Will

Kim Ilardi, LEED AP BD+C, WELL AP, Director, Practice Groups, The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company

MODERATOR:

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

Ellen Hemmerly, MBA, President and Executive Director, [email protected] Research and Technology Park

8:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Networking Break

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Group Networking Lunch

Peer to Peer Roundtable Discussion Groups

11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

MODULE 4

LAB TO MARKET - NEW TECHNIQUES IN COMMERCIALIZING RESEARCH

SPEAKERS:

Clara AsmailSenior Program Analyst for the Office of Technology Transitions, U.S. Department of Energy

Dr. Richard AntcliffSpecial Assistant to the NASA Associate Administrator for Space Technology, NASA

Brian DarmodyAssociate Vice President for Corporate Engagement, Office of the President, The University of Maryland

Jeff Johnson, Director, Tech Center Research Park, Virginia Tech (Moderator)

Jackie Kerby Moore, Executive Director, Sandia Science & Technology Park

1:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Networking Break 

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Daily Recap / Sessions Conclude for the Day   

4:15 PM - 4:30 PM

POOLSIDE HAPPY HOUR

GROUP DISCUSSION: WHAT KEEPS YOU UP AT NIGHT?

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

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

 6:30 PM

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Networking Continental Breakfast

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

MODULE 5

TARGET MARKETING TO DRIVE BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

SPEAKERS:

Steven Jast, President, Research on Investment (ROI)

Laura O'Blenis, President & CEO, Stiletto

8:00 AM - 10:30 AM

CLOSING REMARKS

2019 AURP EVENT PROMOTIONS

Greg KingCEcD, AURP International Conference Chair (IC2019);

Associate Vice President for Economic Development, Georgia Institue of Technology

Daniel Duncan, President, AURP; Executive Director, Nebraska Innovation Campus

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Group Networking Lunch

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

OPTIONAL EVENT

Cactus League Spring Training Baseball Game
Game to be announced

(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 1, 2019

Departures

Morning

Individual Golf Tee Times

Morning