WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION
Warmest Welcome to the Newcomers
Sunday, October 28, 5:30-7:00 PM
Welcome to your first SRAI Annual Meeting! Attend this Welcome and Introduction gathering on Sunday, October 28 at 5:30 PM to learn how to navigate through the meeting and ask questions about SRAI. Participants will also have an opportunity to meet SRAI leadership and mingle with fellow first-timers.
OPENING GENERAL SESSION
Kick-off the 2018 SRAI Annual Meeting
Monday, October 29, 8:00-9:15 AM Location: General Session Room
Join us for the Opening Keynote Speaker Ramon (Ray) Lugo, PhD
MORNING AND AFTERNOON BREAKS
Don't Let the Learning Stop When the Session Ends!
October 29-30, 10:45-11:15 AM & 3:15-3:45 PM Location: Exhibit Hall
The Annual Meeting Exhibit Hall showcases companies and organizations, offering products and services to help you and your institution to Explore, Educate and Engage. Our Exhibit Hall features the Learning Cafes, Internet Lounge and refreshments throughout the day.
OPENING RECEPTION: BAREFOOT BEACH BASH
Come enjoy an evening on the beach!
Monday, October 29, 7:00-10:00 PM
ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP BUSINESS MEETING, SRA INTERNATIONAL AWARDS & DISTINGUISHED FACULTY RECOGNITION
Celebrate and Recognize
Tuesday, October 20, 8:00-9:15 AM Location: General Session Room
All SRAI members are welcome and encouraged to attend the Annual Membership Business Meeting and Awards. In addition to receiving the annual report and budget from the Executive Committee and Board of Directors, we will also celebrate the accomplishments of our peers and recognize the newest recipients of the Hartford-Nicholsen, The Herbert B. Chermside Award for Distinguished Contribution to Research Administration, Excellence, Partnership in International or Inter-collegiate Collaboration, the Technology Innovation and Application Awards, Distinguished Faculty Recognition and 2017 Best Concurrent Session & Webinar Award.
Support Your Peers!
Tuesday & Wednesday, October 30-31
The SRAI Symposium features contributed papers and posters related to the art and science of research administration. Come and listen to your colleagues share their experiences, best practices and research! You can participate in the paper presentations on Wednesday, October 31 and join us after the lunch on Tuesday for the poster presentations in the Registration area 1:00-2:00 PM!
CLOSING GENERAL SESSION
Add a Happy Ending to Your 2018 SRAI Annual Meeting Experience
Wednesday, October 31, 8:00-9:15 AM Location: General Session Room
This year, before you bring your SRAI Annual Meeting experience to a close, stop by the Closing General Session with David Sharp, PhD.