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Tulsa, Oklahoma

Conference Dates May 1-3, 2017
Workshops: April 30 2017


Program and
Participant List

Hotel Information
& Local Events


Registration & Volunteering

Meeting Committee

Keynote Speaker

Platinum /Gold Sponsors

Silver /Bronze / Associate Sponsors


Program & Participant List

 The program is now online via the NCURA Guidebook App.

Review the Program online here.

Download the App now and get the Official Program for your smartphone or tablet.

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For Guidebook questions, please contact the administrators below.



Hotel Information

Hyatt Regency Tulsa

Book Now

You can book your rooms using the following link or by contacting the hotel directly.  

Group Name: NCURA Region V 2017 Spring Meeting

 Phone Number: 888-421-1442


Hyatt Regency Tulsa is located in the heart of downtown Oklahoma’s vibrant business, entertainment, and cultural districts. Our hotel overlooks the scenic gardens of the Williams Center Complex and is only eight miles from Tulsa International Airport. Adjoined via skybridge to Williams Towers, our luxury, high-rise Tulsa hotel is adjacent to the famous Tulsa Performing Arts Center and just a few walking blocks from the Cox Convention Center, BOK Center and 51 restaurants and bars.

 Google Maps
Directions to the Hotel


Local Events

Click here for full list of Tulsa Events

Downtown area:

Center of the Universe?
Holy Family Cathedral
Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame:
Tulsa Art Deco Museum
Tulsa Segway:
Woody Guthrie Center:
Food Truck Wednesday on Guthrie Green

Outside of the Downtown area:
(would require transportation to visit)

Cave House:
Oklahoma Aquarium:
Philbrook Museum of Art and Gardens:
Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art:
Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium (TASM)
Tulsa Drillers (Minor league baseball) will be home against NW Arkansas on
Saturday night (April 29th);
Sunday afternoon (1:05 PM, 30th);
Monday May 1st at 11 AM.
Tulsa Historical Society and Museum:
Tulsa Zoo:


Transportation from the Airport to the Hotel

Driving Directions
Parking Services
Parking Directions

Registration & Volunteering

Register Now

Available: Registration by Check (Word or PDF)

Available: Register by Credit Card

Volunteer Now 

It’s never too early to volunteer!

Contact: Becky Castillo at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




Meeting Committee

Feel free to email anyone listed with questions about our meeting!

Program Committee:  
Immediate Past Chair: Katherine Kissmann  Texas A&M University System
Chair-elect: Thomas B. Spencer  University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Committee Member Melody Bell  University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Committee Member Sean Rubino  Texas State University


Local Liaisons:  
 Local Liaison  Hollie Schreiber  Oklahoma State University
 Local Liaison  Debbie Newton  University of Tulsa
 Local Liaison  Matt Berry  University of Oklahoma
 Local Liaison  Adrienne Blalack  University of Tulsa


Track Leaders:  
 Pre-Award:   Lucien Finley  University of Texas at Dallas
 Post-Award   Ollieta L. Nicholas  MD Anderson Cancer Center
 Contracts & Industry / Tech Dev   Rebecca E. Leamon  University of Texas at Austin
Compliance/Regulation   Amanda Boone  University of Texas at Dallas
Federal/Sponsors   Melanie Register The University of Texas at San Antonio
Human Capital  Tonya Pinkerton Texas Tech University
Workshops  Sean Rubino Texas State University


Technical Team:  
Guidebook Administrator  R. Gabe Cavazos  University of Texas at Dallas
Graphic Artist: Angela D. Adair  University of Texas at Austin
Onsite A/V Support    Volunteer Opportunities Available


Meeting Sponsorship Liaison:
  Melinda Valenzuela  Texas Tech University


Keynote Speaker

Dr. James Scott

Our Keynote Speaker this year, will be James Scott, Ph.D. from The University at Dallas. Dr. Scott will share his experiences with Research Administration in a changing environment.




To sponsor NCURA Region V, please visit our Sponsor Page.


Platinum Sponsors

OSU Research


Gold Sponsors


Silver Sponsors


Bronze Sponsors

The University of Tulsa

Office of Sponsored Projects - Office of the Vice President for Research

Associate Sponsors