AURP's 2018 International Conference

Uniting Science & Innovation
October 22–26, 2018


        AWARDS           AGENDA               HOTEL            TOURS              FEES           


The University of Maryland at College Park and UMD Discovery District, located within miles of the White House and U.S. Capitol, are undergoing a revolution of impressive proportions. With over $1 billion of construction on and off campus, you'll want to attend IC2018 to learn more about this vibrant and transformative region. 

Recipient of AURP's 2015 Research Park of the Year Award, you'll want to view firsthand the growth, collaboration and partnership opportunities available for you and your park at IC2018.

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

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

Let Science + Innovation Unite at AURP IC2018!


What will you hear and see in 2018?


Hear what you said in 2017...  


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2018 International Conference Commercial Romney & Marcus

Ken Marcus of UA Tech Park and Mark Romney of UC Davis Health travel through China explaining why you need to make your reservations TODAY for AURPIC2018!

Highlights of AURPIC2018 Agenda

Erin Koshut of Cummings Research Park highlights the incredible agenda lined-up for AURPIC2018 that will speak to so many stakeholders, partners and research parks. Check it out today and register!

Who attends

  • University research, science and tech park directors
  • University research center directors
  • Innovation District directors
  • Technology transfer officers
  • University incubator managers
  • Economic development officials
  • Architectural, designers and master planners
  • Real estate developers
  • Commercial real estate brokers
  • Intellectual property attorneys
  • Intellectual property law firms
  • Venture capital firms

  • Airlines / Travel Recommendations

    Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport [BWI] (30 miles) 45 -60 minutes

    Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport [DCA] (18 miles) 45-60 minutes

    Depending on your choice of tour on Friday, October 26th, depends on our recommended airport for your travel into and out of the greater Baltimore-Washington region.  Not sure which tour is best for you? Learn more.

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