Breaking Barriers:
Together Towards Tomorrow

Our Annual Meeting is heading to Seattle!
Join us October 14-18 for a great line-up of workshops, keynote speakers, educational tracks that cover every facet of research administration and connect with like-minded professionals from across our global community.


Opening Reception: Ready for Take Off 

Sunday, October 15 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm | Location: Museum of Flight

Busses depart hotel between 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm

Sponsored in part by 

Ready, Set, Launch! Join us at the Museum of Flight for our opening reception Sunday night. Mix and mingle amidst iconic planes, celestial wonders, and stellar surprises. Get set for an amazing time at this fantastic event! Meet new buddies and catch up with old ones, all courtesy of SRAI's Yearlong Sponsor and super cool Platinum Partner, Cayuse! 

Busses will start at 6:30 pm and dress casually and 'fly' in style!

Morning & Afternoon Breaks 

Monday, October 16 - Tuesday, October 17 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am & 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm | Location: Columbia Ballroom AB
Wednesday, October 18 | 10:00 am - 10:15 am | Location: Columbia Ballroom AB

Keep the inspiration alive beyond the sessions! Explore the Annual Meeting Exhibit Hall to discover innovative products and services from leading companies and organizations, empowering you to break barriers: together towards tomorrow. 

Awards Ceremony Luncheon 

Monday, October 16 | 11:30 am - 1:00 pm | Location: Regency Ballroom

Join us to celebrate the accomplishments of our peers and recognize the newest recipients of the Hartford-Nicholsen Award; Herbert B. Chermside Lifetime Achievement Award for Distinguished Contribution to Research Administration; Excellence Award; Best Concurrent Session & Webinar Award, Rod Rose Award; Most Valuable Editor Award. We will also celebrate the newly accepted Distinguished Faculty members and Future of the Field honorees!

Speed Networking 

Monday, October 16 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm | Location: Elwha

This event is all about fostering quick yet impactful connections with peers from diverse institutions. Engage in purposeful exchanges of insights, best practices, and potential collaborative ventures. By taking part, you'll not only expand your professional circle but also gain fresh insights that can propel your career forward. For newcomers, this event is a golden chance to kickstart your networking journey and establish enduring connections within the dynamic SRAI community.

Stay tuned for more details about this event that promises to be a highlight of your SRAI experience. It's your gateway to meaningful interactions, learning, and growth.

Dinner Groups 

Monday, October 16 |  7:00 pm

Groups depart from hotel lobby at 6:45 pm.

Don't let the fun stop when sessions end! Connect with peers over dinner in a relaxed setting. Sign up to reserve your spot at one of the city's favorite restaurants. 

This event is not sponsored by the conference. Attendees are responsible for their own expenses. 

Rise N' Shine with Exhibtors 

Tuesday, October 17 | 8:00 am - 9:00 am | Location: Columbia Ballroom AB

Wake up to the energizing spirit of SRA International! We've got coffee and donuts covered. Our exhibitors and sponsors will fuel your day with ideas and best practices. Set your alarm, you won't want to miss it!

Membership Business Meeting Luncheon 

Tuesday, October 17 | 11:30 am - 1:00 pm | Location: Regency Ballroom

All attendees are welcome and encouraged to attend the Annual Membership Business Meeting. The business meeting will provide the annual report and budget from the Executive Committee and Board of Directors. 

Symposium Poster Presentation 

Tuesday, October 17 | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm | Location: Regency Ballroom Pre-function

This year, YOU have the opportunity to be a part of the Symposium Poster review process! In addition to being evaluated by a review panel for the 2023 Best Poster of the Year Award, each Symposium Poster is also up for the 2023 People's Choice Award. All attendees are invited to vote for their favorite poster. 

Monday, October 15 and Tuesday, October 17 all of the Posters will be on display in Regency Ballroom Prefunction. Tuesday, October 17, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm, stop by to look at the posters and meet & greet with the Poster authors. Access the 2023 SRAI Annual Meeting app to vote!

Sips N' Social at Pike Place Market

Tuesday, October 17 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm | Pike Brewing Company

Recommended 10-minute walk
Join your fellow peers for a drink before heading out to dinner. Whether you prefer a pint or a cider, mingle with your fellow SRAI members and make new connections in a relaxed setting. 

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