Collaborate @ Spring Training 2019
We've Got You Covered!
While at Spring Training, you’ll pack in a lifetime of training and education into one week, but collaboration is the name of the game in innovation. To ensure everyone is able to connect, we’ve made sure that this year’s event is chocked-full of networking events. From the AURP Board of Directors’ Sponsor Appreciation Dinner to Happy Hours (including one that’s poolside), we’ve been sure to allow plenty of time to connect with other innovative leaders!

We’ve witnessed great relationships blossom from these meetings in the desert. So be sure to come ready to meet and greet!
Save the Date & Call for Speaker Proposals
IC2019 at Georgia Tech
Make sure you don't miss out on this opportunity!

AURP is accepting speaker proposals for for its
2019 International Conference November 4-7.

Submissions are due before March 22, 2019.
Host AURP in Your City
2020 Host Proposals
Showcase your community, research park, or innovation district by hosting AURP's 2020 International Conference. As the host park, you'll be recognized as a leader in the field and attract worldwide attention to the exciting progress and success of your region.

Host proposal submissions deadline: May 3rd.

AURP Becomes a Strategic Partner of NACRO
AURP has joined the Network of Academic and Corporate Relations Officers, NACRO , as a strategic partner. NACRO is a U.S. and international organization that works to engage academics and industry in a setting that allows for open discussion, while sharing best practices.

NACRO will be holding its 2019 Annual Conference in Pittsburgh from July 16 – 18, 2019 . To learn more about NACRO and their upcoming conference, visit .
Spring Training 2019 is SOLD OUT!
Start Planning now for Spring Training 2020
Since we have sold out of all available spots for this year's Spring Training event in Tempe, AZ, be sure to mark your calendar now for 2020 -- February 24 - 28, 2020.

We hope to see you again next year at the Tempe Mission Palms Hotel !

AURP Member News
Spring Training Moderator, Chris Carlson of Whiting-Turner, Promoted to Senior Vice President

Chris Carlson with AURP Sponsor Whiting Turner Contracting was recently promoted to Senior Vice President. Chris operates out of Whiting-Turner's Raleigh, NC office and will be a moderator at the upcoming Spring Training 2019 session, "Peak Performance: Achieving the Ultimate Programs in Your Community."

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