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Howard Gobstein
Executive Vice President
202-478-6077
HGobstein@aplu.org  

Sarah Rovito
Assistant Director, Research Policy
202-478-6065
srovito@aplu.org

Mary Leskosky
Staff Assistant
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CoR 2017 Meetings

Presentations from 2017 CoR meetings can be found below. Please click each title to view the presentation.

November 12 – November 14, 2017
Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, D.C.
 

2017 CoR Meeting at the APLU Annual Meeting

CoR Session I: The Next Frontier in University Technology Transfer: Evolving into a more Responsive and Engaged Enterprise

  • Peter McPherson, President, APLU
  • Paul Roben, Associate Vice Chancellor for Innovation and Commercialization, University of California, San Diego
  • Julie Nagel, President, KU Innovation & Collaboration, University of Kansas
  • Jere Morehead, President, University of Georgia
  • Samuel Stanley, President, Stony Brook University
  • William Bates, Executive Vice President, U.S. Council on Competitiveness
  • Moderator: Pradeep Khosla, Chancellor, University of California, San Diego

CoR Session II: HIBAR Research and Grand Challenges

CoR Session III: Crossing Borders and Joining Forces: Strengthening International Research Collaborations

  • Kevin Bialy, International Health Program Officer, Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health
  • Claire Millington, Senior Policy Analyst, Universities Canada
  • Martin Cadena-Zapata, Director for Academic Affairs, Universidad Autonoma Agraria Antonio Narro
  • Moderator: DeAndra Beck, Associate Dean for Research, International Studies and Programs, Michigan State University

CoR Session IV: Understanding the Real Costs of Federally Funded Research

  • Kelvin Droegemeier, Vice President for Research, University of Oklahoma
  • Sethuraman "Panch" Panchanathan, Executive Vice President, ASU Knowledge Enterprise Chief Research and Innovation Officer, Arizona State University
  • Tannaz Rasouli, Senior Director, Public Policy & Strategic Outreach, Association of American Medical Colleges
  • Caroline C. Whitacre, Senior Vice President for Resesarch, The Ohio State University
  • Moderator: Jennifer Poulakidas, Vice President for Congressional and Governmental Affairs, APLU

CoR Session V: Clear & Present University Research: Helping the Public Understand the Science Behind Today's Front Page Headlines

  • Robert Nobles, Interim Vice Chancellor for Research and Engagement, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Joe Palca, Science Correspondent, National Public Radio (NPR)
  • Brooke Smith, Consultant, Kavli Foundation
  • Bruce Wilson, Executive Director/Co-CEO, The Conversation
  • Moderator: Jane Tors, Research Communications Director, University of Nevada, Reno

 

2017 CoR Summer Meeting

July 9 - July 12, 2017
Silver Legacy Resort Casino, 407 N. Virginia Street, Reno, NV 89501
 

Click here to download the 2017 CoR Summer Meeting agenda.

Click here to download to the pre-conference New and Future VPR Workshop agenda.

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APLU gratefully recognizes Academic Analytics for its sponsorship of the 2017 CoR Summer Meeting.

 

Workshop Presentation

Unpacking the Position of Vice President/Provost/Chancellor for Research

  • Kelvin Droegemeier, Vice President for Research at the University of Oklahoma

 

CoR Summer Meeting

Bridging the Cultural Divide: Bringing the Arts, Humanities, and Sciences Together

Breaking Down Silos between Research Centers and Academic Units

  • Sandra Brown, Vice Chancellor for Research, University of California, San Diego
  • Vimal Chaitanya, Director, Energy Research Lab, New Mexico State University
  • Kelvin Droegemeier, Vice President for Research, University of Oklahoma
  • Moderator: Peter Schiffer, Vice Chancellor for Research, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Matching Innovation and Capital for Growth

Excursion to University of Nevada, Reno Engineering Earthquake Laboratory

  • Ian Buckle, Foundation Professor and Director, Structural Engineering Laboratories, University of Nevada, Reno

Open Data and Public Access

Controlled Unclassified Information

  • Greg Madden, Senior Advisor for Research Computing and Cyberinfrastructure, Pennsylvania State University
  • Lori Schultz, Senior Director, Research Partnership Services, University of Arizona
  • Alicia Turner, Business Relationship Manager, UFIT-Enterprise Systems, University of Florida
  • Moderator: Kimberly Andrews Espy, Senior Vice President for Research, University of Arizona

Lunch Roundtable: Science Advocacy

Value Proposition: Working with Engagement; Communicating Outcomes and Impact to the Public

  • Alicia Knoedler, Executive Associate Vice President for Research, University of Oklahoma

Federal Update: New Administration and 115th Congress

  • Matt Hourihan, Director of the R&D Budget and Policy Program, AAAS
  • Jennifer Poulakidas, Vice President for Congressional and Governmental Affairs, APLU
  • Anna Quider, Director of Federal Relations, Northern Illinois University
  • Moderator: Kalliat T. Valsaraj, Vice President for Research and Economic Development, Louisiana State University

Large Proposal Development: Best Practices for Support

  • Mridul Gautam, Vice President for Research and Innovation, University of Nevada, Reno
  • Faith Kirkham Hawkins, Associate Vice President for Research, Strategic Research Initiatives, Indiana University
  • Michelle Popowitz, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and Executive Director, UCLA Grand Challenges
  • Moderator: Janet E. Nelson, Vice President for Research and Economic Development, University of Idaho

Discussion of APLU's Commission on Innovation, Competitiveness, and Economic Prosperity (CICEP) Tech Transfer Evolution Working Group

  • Sethuraman "Panch" Panchanathan, Chair of the Council on Research and Executive Vice President, Arizona State University
  • Caroline Whitacre, Senior Vice President for Research, The Ohio State University
  • Moderator: Paul Roben, Associate Vice Chancellor for Innovation and Commercialization, University of California, San Diego