Discover the Latest Trends in
Corporate Site Selection & Market Your Park...
Steve Jast - Take 2!  "Leveraging the Evolution of Company Location Trends to Best Position and Market Your Community and Research Park"

Date:  Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Time:  12:30 pm EST
Guest Speaker:  Steven Jast, President and Founder of ROI /
Host:  Laura O’Blenis, President & CEO, Stiletto, Co-Founder, AURP Canada
You will learn:
  • Latest trends in corporate site selection
  • Data driven “Go-To” market strategies
  • Identifying targeted companies
  • Identifying industry cluster growth hot spots
  • Multitouch marketing outreach strategies
  • Lead Engagement and Nurturing Best Practices
About the Speaker, Steve Jast:
Steven led the growth of ROI Research on Investment (ROI) from a two-person start-up in 2003, to a Profit Magazine “Hot 50” company in 2007. Steven was also recognized as a Finalist in the Ernst &Young International Entrepreneur of the Year Competition in 2008. Having worked with over 350 global economic development organizations, Steven is a recognized leader in business attraction strategy and target industry analysis. Steven is also Founder of, the world’s first AI powered business intelligence platform. Launched in September 2017, the platform is the Fastest growing BI platform used by investment attraction professionals, with over 250 users in 15 countries.

Scheduling Conflicts? No problem!
Register as usual, and we’ll send you an email after the event with a link to replay the event on-demand and at your convenience.
AURP 2018-2019
Executive Committee & Board of Directors
At the recent 2018 International Conference at The University of Maryland Discovery District, AURP announced its 2018 Board of Directors and newly elected leadership.
Please welcome them!

“It’s an exciting time at AURP, and I’m looking forward to the opportunity to collaborate with such a strong group of research park leaders on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee,” said Mr. Duncan. “I will continue to raise the banner for university research parks and communities of innovation throughout the U.S. and around the world." 
There's Still Time to Sign-up for
Remaining 2018 Peer2Peer Groups
Tuesday, Nov. 20 @ 2 PM ET

Demand Studies and Their Use for
Determining New Construction 

Speaker:  Bob Geolas, Principal, HR&A
Tuesday, Nov 27 @ 2 PM ET

Managing Human Capital Resources

Chair: Kate Engel, Director of Communications & Culture, Nebraska Innovation Campus
Thursday, Dec 6 @ 2 PM ET

Establishing a Research Park Jitney Service

Speaker:  Andrew Stober, VP of Planning and Economic Development, University City District
Visit Peer2Peer to confirm your participation.

Associate Vice President for Technology Commercialization and Business Development - University of Delaware
The University of Delaware (UD) invites inquiries, applications and nominations for the position of Associate Vice President (AVP) for Technology Commercialization and Business Development. Reporting to the University Vice President of Research, Scholarship & Innovation, the AVP leads the Office of Technology Commercialization and Business Development to be a welcoming and accessible gateway and a conduit for the University to connect UD innovators and entrepreneurs with prospective external collaborators as well as to facilitate the effective transfer of University discoveries to the market.

CEO - The Association of University Research Parks
AURP is seeking a qualified candidate for CEO who will develop and execute a forward-thinking vision for the future of AURP in the marketplace, the future of research parks globally and the needs of the organization’s membership.