AURP and our community continues to remain resilient and thrive - leading with steadfast enthusiasm in this time of uncertainty. Given your daily demands, AURP's mission is to engage impactful collaboration in manageable nuggets throughout AURP WEEK - November 2-6 every day from 2PM - 4:30PM EST.
Mark your calendar to begin check-in at 1:45 each day to view Virtual Tours of Park and Innovation Districts from around the globe!

 

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

1:45 PM - 2:00 PM Networking Ice Breakers
Virtual Park/District Tours
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

WELCOMING REMARKS
Brian Darmody, CEO, AURP
Daniel Duncan, President, AURP: Executive Director, Nebraska Innovation Campus

AURP NEW MEMBER WELCOME
Introduction of new AURP members since 2019.
Brian Darmody
, CEO, AURP
Welcome our growing circle of colleagues and friends at this year’s all digital recognition ceremony. Take a selfie with your AURP Membership Certificate and upload to our digital wall for this virtual introduction and welcome to the AURP community

AWARD PRESENTATION: EXCALIBUR, COVID-19 A NATIONAL RESPONSE & RESILIENCY
NATIONAL GOVERNORS ASSOCIATION
Timothy Blute, Director, NGA Center for Best Practices

Awards Chair: Chris Carlson
, Senior Vice President, The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company

MAIN AUDITORIUM
THE BAYH-DOLE ACT AT 40: WHY IT STILL MATTERS
Joseph Allen
, President, Allen and Associates
Katharine Ku
, Chief Licensing Advisor, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
John Stanford
, Executive Director, Incubate
2020 is like a year never before. Participate in this "edge of your seat" discovery session of advocacy and association experts as they analyze the 2020 elections and unfold their predictions for the impact on funding for research and innovation. Our colleagues at Van Scoyoc Associates will share their take on the most surprising elections results. Gather near these national experts analyzing results and predicting the election;s impact on research parks, real estate, and innovation in the US and partnerships abroad.

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM NETWORKING BREAK
3:15 PM - 4:00 PM MAIN AUDITORIUM
HEALTHY BUILDING, HEALTHY AIR, HAPPY TENANTS 

Jessica Rose Cooper,
 WELL Faculty, LEED AP, NCIDQ, Chief Commercial Officer, International WELL Building Institute PBC
Scott Livingston, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Livingston Securities, LLC.
Additional speakers to be announced
More than 90% of our time is spent indoors. For tenants to return comfortably to our parks, increased confidence in the health quality of buildings and indoor air is necessary. These experts will share the latest technologies, potential hurdles, and standards for clean air leading to healthier environments and appreciative tenants.
4:00 PM - 4:25 PM

MAIN AUDITORIUM
DRIVING INNOVATION THROUGH CENTERS FOR INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Eric Smith, Executive Director, University of Arizona Center for Innovation

AWARD PRESENTATION: RISING STAR- A NEW GENERATION OF INNOVATION LEADERSHIP
Awards Chair: Chris Carlson, Senior Vice President, The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company