West Coast North America Study Tour

What is the West Coast North America Study Tour?

The ARMS/SRAI West Coast North America Study Tour provides the unique opportunity for an international audience of Research Administrators and Managers to visit some of the world's leading universities and research institutions and learn how they manage research and promote industry engagement. 

Who Can Participate?

The participants of the Study Tour will be an international audience of Research Administrators and Managers working with issues related to international funding of research outside of the United States. We aim at securing a broad professional and international participation with representation from as many countries and institutions as possible. The group will be assembled to meet those requirements as widely as possible.

What Organizations Will I Visit on the Study Tour?

The Study Tour will have the chance to visit the following organizations:

  • The Scripps Research Institute 
  • San Diego State University Research Foundation
  • Stanford University
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of British Columbia 

What does full registration include?

  • West Coast North America Study Tour (Monday, October 9 – Friday, October 13, 2017)
  • Full participation in the Study Tour includes the chance to visit organizations such as:
    • The Scripps Research Institute
    • San Diego State University Research Foundation
    • Stanford University
    • University of California, Berkeley
    • University of British Columbia 
  • Transportation to visiting institutions in San Diego, San Francisco and Vancouver
  • Flights from San Diego to San Francisco area to Vancouver
  • 5 nights’ accommodation near visiting institutions
  • Registration for the SRA International Annual Meeting (Sunday, October 15 – Wednesday, October 18, 2017)
  • 5 nights’ accommodation in Vancouver, Canada
  • Breakfast and lunch for the duration of the Study Tour as well as a Welcome Dinner (Monday, October 9 – Friday, October 13, 2017)

All other costs and incidental expenses, including airfares into and out of the United States and travel insurance, are to be met by the participant. 

Questions?

For questions in regards to the ARMS/SRAI West Coast North America Study Tour, please contact Shelby Montgomery at smontgomery@srainternational.org