Networking and Events



Participating in the NCURA 66th Annual Meeting gives you a unique opportunity to network with Research Administrators who face the same day-to-day issues as you.

Here are a number of benefits to networking with your colleagues at NCURA’s 66th Annual Meeting!

  • Brainstorm:

    If two heads are better than one – just imagine how much better 20 or 30 heads will be. By networking with other people in your same situation you can uncover new solutions, new ideas and even new ways of looking at situations.
  • Recharge:

    Comparing notes with other professionals helps to reinvigorate your enthusiasm. You are not alone!
  • Build Contacts:

    Establishing a contact list of people you have personally met through networking at NCURA’s 66th Annual Meeting makes future communications more personal whether it’s a call for information or a question.
  • Share Resources:

    Connecting with other Research Administrators on a first name basis makes sharing resources easy and helps ideas flow!
  • Make New Friends:

    It is not an unusual phenomenon for long-lasting friendships to originate at NCURA Conferences!

NCURA’s 66th Annual Meeting creates an excellent platform to network, share stories and experiences, ask for advice and generally compare notes. You can learn new techniques and different ways to approach situations. We encourage you to take advantage of the social time away from the business agenda to mix and interact with colleagues and put faces to names, which is just as important as all the information you will take away from the conference.

NCURA's Sunday Evening Dinner Event

Sunday, August 4, 2024
Sweet Home Chicago!

Welcome to the kickoff of our exciting journey along Route 66 during NCURA’s 66th Annual Meeting! As we embark on this adventure together, our journey begins in the vibrant city of Chicago. Enjoy the diverse flavors of the Windy City with a delicious sit-down meal held in the International Ballroom of the Washington Hilton, enjoy the rhythm of live music that captures the essence of Chicago's vibrant music scene, and a special experience that will set the perfect tone for our AM66 journey ahead. NCURA’s opening event is a time to arrive, relax, connect, and enjoy the company of your fellow travelers. Get ready to make unforgettable memories as we take our first step on NCURA’s 66th Annual Meeting journey...together.This Sunday evening event is included in the Annual Meeting Registration. Guest ticket pricing will be available starting in June.

NCURA Route 66 Carnival

Tuesday, August 6, 2024

Sponsored in Part by Cayuse - NCURA Gold Plus Member Sponsor  

Welcome to the NCURA Route 66 Carnival, where nostalgia meets excitement in an evening of fun and festivities! Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the open road. Vintage neon signs, classic cars and the unmistakable sounds of rock 'n' roll! Enjoy the fun, lively event, try your luck at carnival games and enjoy unique experiences such as the 360 Photo Booth! Savor the flavors of classic American fare, serving up mouthwatering treats like corn dogs, cotton candy, and funnel cake. Join us for NCURA’s Route 66 Carnival and enjoy your time with colleagues and friends! This Tuesday evening event is included in the Annual Meeting Registration. Guest ticket pricing will be available starting in June.

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