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.

Newcomer Events

Newcomers Meet N' Mingle 

Sunday, October 15 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm | Location: Elwha

Are you attending an in-person SRA International event for the first time? We invite you to join us at the Newcomers Meet N' Mingle. Before you head to the Opening Reception, seize this chance to connect with fellow first-timers, engage in warm conversations, and gather valuable insights and tips for a successful navigation of your inaugural meeting. Seasoned members will also lead a presentation on how to make the most of the Annual Meeting, ensuring you're well-prepared to dive in. This welcoming event will shed light on opportunities like Certificate programs, networking with peers, and becoming an active part of the vibrant SRAI community.

Stay tuned for more details on this event that's tailor-made for newcomers.

Newcomer Connect Lounge 

Sunday, October 15 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm and Monday, October 16 | 7:00 am - 8:45 am | Location: Elwha

Greetings and welcome to the Newcomer Connect Lounge! Here, you have the opportunity to tap into a wealth of knowledge and connect with experienced members who will be valuable resources not only during the Annual Meeting but also in the times ahead. Tailored exclusively for first-time attendees, this space offers an immersive chance to fully engage with the core of the conference. Within these walls, a diverse lineup of seasoned individuals awaits—each a proficient authority in their respective domains—prepared to serve as your mentors on a journey customized to align with your interests and aspirations.

Join our One-on-One Program Guides to meet with Program Chairs for personalized discussions about the Annual Meeting program. Whether you're seeking in-depth insights, optimizing your schedule, or guidance on session selection, our experts are here to enrich your educational journey. Explore areas like Pre Award, Compliance, Clinical Trials, and more. Stay tuned for additional details on this unique opportunity.

Connect with SRAI Committee members who will steer you towards involvement in areas such as the Catalyst newsletter, SRAI Journal, Odyssey Mentoring Program, and more. Learn about certificates in Leadership, Research Integrity, and Research Law. Dive into the SRAI experience through sessions with our Leadership, exploring Membership Benefits, and connecting with your regional section. Stay tuned for more information on how to make the most of your SRAI engagement. 
Space is limited and sign up is required. 

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