Events

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 

On Monday, join us on the beach of the Dolphin hotel for an unforgettable opening reception! Your private beach party with delicious cuisine and a variety of live beach tunes awaits you.

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. 


SYMPOSIUM

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

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