AURP Spring Training Agenda

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

Preliminary schedule • Subject to change

  Sample - 2018 Spring Training Program

 

Monday, February 25, 2019

AURP Board of Directors Meeting

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Registration Desk Open

4:30 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
Location: To be announced

More details to come on this always popular networking event!

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

7:00 AM - 8:15 AM

Networking Continental Breakfast

7:00 AM - 8:15 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

Joe MeredithPhD, President & CEO, Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center

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

THE FUTURE OF AURP

RECAP OF THE 2019 STRATEGIC PLANNING MEETING

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Daily Recap / Sessions Conclude for the Day

5:15 PM - 5:30 PM

Informal Group Dinners

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

6:30 PM


Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Networking Continental Breakfast

7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

MINDFULNESS MORNING

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES:

Outdoors Yoga and Meditation (about 30 minutes per activity)

Group Hike Up A Mountain

7:00 AM- 8:00 AM

MODULE 3

PEAK PERFORMANCE: ACHIEVING THE ULTIMATE THROUGH PROGRAMS IN YOUR COMMUNITY

SPEAKERS:

To be announced

MODERATOR:

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

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Networking Break

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Group Networking Lunch

Peer to Peer Roundtable Discussion Groups

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

MODULE 4

LAB TO MARKET - NEW TECHNIQUES IN COMMERCIALIZING RESEARCH

SPEAKERS:

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 6:15 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

Networking Break

8:45 AM - 9:00 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

Networking Break

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

CLOSING REMARKS

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

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Group Networking Lunch

11:00 AM - 12:30 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

 
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