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The Countdown to Genopole Has Begun!
Tour  Genopole , the largest and oldest European biocluster;  Paris-Saclay , created to reach the same size and level of excellence as Harvard, MIT, Oxford and Cambridge and  experience French culture throughout this memorable four day meeting in and around Paris. Genopole's  Denis Gauvreau  (AURP Board Member) and  AURP  are gearing up for this informative deep dive into these two ecosystems learning through tours, speakers, and open discussion with a goal of one on one connections.

See the full agenda and register now!
AURP Members, sign up for one or all of the following
Peer2Peer forums taking place in June!

Non-Urban and Small Market Research Parks - Thursday, June 7th - 2 PM EDT
Dan Duncan, Director, Nebraska Innovation Campus, University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Business Development - Thursday, June 14th - 1 PM EDT
Jackie Kerby Moore, Past President, AURP, Executive Director, Sandia Science & Technology Park
Bruce Wright, Past President, AURP, Associate Vice President, Tech Parks Arizona

Community and Place Making - Thursday, June 21st - 2 PM EDT
Charlie Dilks, Past President, AURP, President, DilksConsulting, Inc.
Ellen Hemmerly, Past President, AURP, Executive Director, bwtech@UMBC Research and Technology Park
Guest: Tom Osha, Senior Vice President, Innovation and Economic Development, Wexford Science and Technology

Legacy and Large Research Parks - Thursday, June 28th - 2 PM EDT
Scott Levitan, President and CEO, Research Triangle Park
Bruce Wright, Past President, AURP, Associate Vice President, Tech Parks Arizona
Erin Koshut, Director, Cummings Research Park
Guest: Bob Geolas, Partner, HR&A Advisors
Topic: Value Proposition
Brown Sugar: Rockin' the Economic Data!
October 22-26, 2018 in College Park, MD
Keynote Speaker Anirban Basu – Named Maryland’s Top 50 Most Influential Leaders
AURP is delighted to announce Anirban Basu, Chairman & CEO of Sage Policy Group, among the Keynote Speaker Series at AURP’s International Conference 2018 (IC2018)! Basu will inform and entertain the masses with his Brown Sugar: Rockin’ the Economic Data! Basu’s engaging spirit and substantial experience in economic and policy consulting, with headquarters in Maryland plus offices in Pennsylvania and Cambodia, will rock your world and expand your knowledge-base in how you view and report on economic data from your park, innovation district and community. 
As a regular lecturer at Johns Hopkins University in Global Strategy (plus international/urban/micro- and macro-economics), and as an appointee of Maryland’s Economic Development Commission Chair by Governor Larry Hogan, Anirban Basu was selected among  Maryland's top 50th most influential people  in   2007 and 2016 by the  Daily Record  plus in 2010,  The Baltimore Business Journal  named Basu one of the region's  20 most powerful business leaders
Get fired up, inspired and informed at AURP IC2018 with:
  • 50+ innovation leaders, professionals and knowledge-area experts
  • 20+ keynoters, learning intensives, lightning round innovation exchanges, plus NEW value-added sessions
  • 3+ tour options throughout the Baltimore-Washington Science Corridor, UMD Discovery District plus view the new growth within the UMD Campus (watch for more special announcements!)
  • Plan to arrive early for the Viva White Oak Groundbreaking along the FDA campus and participate in The DC Experience!

Check out the refreshed AURP IC2018 schedule, offerings and networking galore!

Let Science + Innovation Unite at AURP IC2018!
Watch for An SSTI Webinar on the Regional Innovation Program
The EDA has been granted $21 million in funding for the Regional Innovation Strategies program which makes i6 challenge and seed fund support awards . On the second week of June, SSTI will be hosting a webinar that will feature the EDA's Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship that discuss the notice of funding opportunity and advice on completing the applications for funding due August 29th .
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Upcoming Events
Meetup@BIO dinner is SOLD OUT but be sure to visit the AURP Booth - #1229 , while attending BIO June 4-8 and check out our Meetup@BIO page to view our patterns' receptions. Looking forward to seeing you in Boston.
Genopole 's I2RP is fast approaching. Register now and make your plans to join us in Paris from June 19-22 !