AURP's 2018 International Conference (IC2018)

Uniting Science & Innovation
October 22–26, 2018


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 of 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
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!


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What will you hear and see in 2018?


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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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