Pre-Conference Intensive Session - additional fees apply
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 from 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Planning, managing or expanding a bio health innovation district or a health research and innovation facility?

Twelve selected projects will present in five-minute lightning round talks before an audience of national leaders in designing, operating and funding bio health innovation districts around the world. Afterwards, the Caucus will host panels on ways to finance facilities and bio start-ups through high net worth individuals and donor advised funds, shared use facilities and other topics. Later, attend the opening reception of the AURP International Conference with colleagues from around the world interested in building communities of innovation.

Cities, regions, states, universities and individual bio health projects are eligible to apply for the five-minute lightening round talks, but must be registered for the BIO Health Caucus. Priority will be given to submissions from AURP members.

To submit, simply send a response to [email protected] with message 'BIO Health Pitch'. Winning entries will be provided with additional information on format. 
Submissions must be made by September 5, 2019.


Brian Darmody

Mark Romney

Rich Bendis

Meet the Speakers!

Henry Ahn

Christian Braemer

Kolaleh Eskandanian

Bobby Franklin

Jonathan Genn

Jim Hughes

Ron Kaplan

Nancy Kelly

John Reim

Catherine Vorwald