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NCURA Offers Three National Meetings Each Year
There's nothing like a face-to-face conference to recharge your batteries, fuel your creativity, and renew your sense of mission. NCURA’s annual conferences are must-attend events when you’re seeking to gain new knowledge, expand your professional network, and strengthen your connection to the research community.
Join your peers at NCURA conferences. You’ll find engaging learning experiences in a variety of formats, encounter diverse perspectives, and explore new ways to lead and manage the research endeavors at your institution.
August 1 - 4, 2021
To maximize the opportunity for federal participation, the annual meeting is held in Washington, DC each year!
The annual meeting of the membership is held in August each year in Washington, DC. Over 2,000 of our 7,000+ members attend. We begin with a full day of workshops and senior level seminars which are a supplemental training program open to all registrants of the annual meeting. This in-depth, targeted training and professional development includes offerings for those new to the profession to our most senior level members.
We then embark on two and a half days of presentations, discussions, open forums and networking opportunities spanning all areas of research administration including, but not limited to, Pre-Award, Post-Award, Compliance, Departmental, Intellectual Property, Contracts, International, Predominantly Undergraduate Institutions, Electronic Research Administration, and Medical Center/Hospital Issues. Attending the annual meeting gives our members the opportunity to participate in sessions over a full range of topics to support their need for information in a variety of areas. This annual reunion of the membership also includes our Sunday dinner, Tuesday evening event, dinner groups, regional networking events, and numerous volunteer activities that create the opportunities for you to meet and connect with your colleagues and create your peer network. In addition to the education and networking opportunities the annual meeting of the membership provides, our sponsor and exhibitor partners will be available to share information on the products and services to support you and your institution.