Sample - IC2019 Program of Events

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM New Board Member Orientation
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM AURP Advisory Council Meeting/Luncheon
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM AURP Board of Directors Meeting
6:30 PM  AURP Board of Directors' Sponsor Appreciation Dinner
(by invitation only)

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

7:00 AM - 7:00 PM Registration Desk Open & Continental Breakfast
Knowledge-Sharing Center
(sponsor table top displays)
PRE-CONFERENCE INTENSIVE SESSIONS*
Additional fees apply
Our pre-conference intensive sessions offer a deep dive for participants in specific valuable content areas. These intensive sessions are available for an additional registration fee and include attendance at the Networking Luncheon allowing individuals from all pre-sessions to convene and network with key AURP leaders and partners, setting the stage and expanding your connections as we move into the AURP International Conference.
Note: All registrants of the Leadership Roundtable, COI 101 and BIO Health Caucus are invited to attend the Networking Luncheon on this day.
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM PRE-CONFERENCE INTENSIVE: (Additional fees apply)
COMMUNITIES OF INNOVATION 101*
CHAIR: Erin Koshut, Executive Director, Cummings Research Park
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM LEADERSHIP ROUNDTABLE*
For advanced practitioners
CHAIR: Mason Ailstock, Immediate Past President, AURP; Senior Principal, HR&A Advisors
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Networking Lunch & New Member Welcome*
(Lunch for all pre-sessions registrants, sponsors and board members)

AURP'S newest members will be introduced. Organizations that have joined since the 2019 International Conference will be recognized on stage and receive their membership certificate. Join us in welcoming our newest AURP members throughout the globe.

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

PRE-CONFERENCE INTENSIVE*
AURP BIO HEALTH CAUCUS
Collaborate and connect with colleagues building or managing life science clusters in their communities.

CHAIRS:  
Brian Darmody
, JD, Chief Executive Officer, AURP
Mark Romney, Chief Strategy Officer, Aggie Square, University of California Davis
Rich Bendis, Chief Executive Officer, Bio Health Innovation

IC2020 PROGRAMMING
All IC2020 Programming is included in your one-time registration fee.
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

VALUE ADDED SESSIONS
(included in registration fee)
Arriving early? Attend one of our value-added learning opportunities to enhance your conference experience.

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

INNOVATION ELEVATED: APEX ADDRESS
Welcoming Remarks & Opening Keynote Speakers

You'll want to arrive early for a refreshing beverage and snack before selecting the best seat in the house in anticipation of our line-up of heavy weight experts in the pinnacle of their networks.

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Welcome Rendezvous
Keep networking and collaboration in mind as we gather for merriment before experiencing the Salt Lake City community and great diversity.

Thursday, November 5, 2020

IC2020 ProgrammingAll IC2020 Programming is included in your one-time registration fee
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM Registration Desk Open & Continental Breakfast
Knowledge-Sharing Center
(sponsor table top displays)
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

INNOVATION ELEVATED SUMMIT KNOWLEDGE EXPERTS
General Session Innovation Experts

Our full day ahead will cultivate innovate concepts and strategies offering a fresh and exhilarating view points for your community.

 

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

INNOVATION EXCHANGE
Concurrent Breakout Sessions

In our concurrent breakout sessions, plan to dive deep into unique and diverse topic areas. Establish a plan of action for follow-up with our thought-leaders aiming to prepare you with the next steps to ignite a fire of evolution at your community of innovation.

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

NETWORKING LUNCHEON / SPEAKER PRESENTATION
Break bread with colleagues and establish new relationships to help your community soar!

2:30 PM - 4:15 PM

INNOVATION EXCHANGE
Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Our wide-range of content area pioneers will continue to inspire and inform on trending matters for our global network.

5:00 PM - 9:30 PM

AURP 25TH ANNUAL AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE GALA 
Natural History Museum of Utah

As we approach the crest of the AURP International Conference 2020, our celebration and recognition of those worthy of our 2020 Awards of Excellence will be foremost in mind. The Natural History Museum of Utah will serve as the perfect setting illuminating the natural world and the place of humans within it.

Awards of Excellence:
Rising Star • Outstanding Research Park or Innovation District • Emerging Research Park • Career Achievement • Innovation • Vision • Leadership • Appreciation • Developing Communities of Innovation • Excalibur

Friday, November 6, 2020

IC2020 Programming
All IC2020 Programming is included in your one-time registration fee
7:30 AM - 12:00 PM DISCOVERY TOUR: University of Utah Research Park
The sleeping giant of University of Utah Research Park (UURP) will be the zenith of your time in Salt Lake City. UURP currently has 48 companies along with 81 University departments with a workforce of more than 14,000. Before departing from the "best conference ever", participate in this morning's tour to discover the secret sauce of UURP's surgency of homegrown development and learn of partnership opportunities.