ORS Business Plan Competition and Reception: Promoting Innovation

Friday, March 9
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Join us for the first ORS Business Plan CompetitionPromoting Innovation, as five finalists compete by pitching their ideas to a panel of expert judges.  The top three teams will be recognized and presented with their ORS Business Innovation Award during the networking reception that is designed to provide the opportunity for entrepreneurial investigators and ORS members to network with experienced industry partners, investors, and those that have experienced success in launching their own business. A limited number of tickets for the event are available.

Registration required: $40/person*

Women’s Leadership Forum (WLF) Reception

Saturday, March 10
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

With support received from Virginia Tech

Join the members of the Women’s Leadership Forum (WLF) at this event to celebrate many accomplishments of women in the field. This is an excellent opportunity to network and celebrate successes!

Registration required: $65/person*

Early Career After Party: Celebrate Diversity

Sunday, March 11
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Organized by: ORS Associate Members Forum
Organizers: Karl Lewis, PhD, Indiana University School of Medicine and Edward Bonnevie, PhD, University of Pennsylvania

Join us for an early career networking event. This fun and relaxed event is an opportunity for early career investigators to interact and learn about one another in an informal setting.

Registration required*:

ORS Associate Members: Registration fee included in Annual Meeting registration
Non-members: $25.00/person

ORS 5th Annual Gala: Celebrate Excellence

Sunday, March 11, 2017
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Join us for our 5th Annual Gala where we will celebrate our distinguished 2018 award recipients and newly inducted ORS fellows.  The evening will begin with a cocktail reception, followed by dinner and dessert.   Pre-registration is required to attend the Gala at a cost of $150 per person. Tables (seating 10) are available at a cost of $1,400 and can be reserved by contacting Natalie Hinman, Meeting Planner, [email protected].

*If you have already registered for the ORS 2018 Annual Meeting but wish to add any additional events to your registration, you must visit the Help Desk onsite in New Orleans in the Empire Ballroom Foyer (Level 2) of the Hyatt Regency New Orleans.