P3•EDU is an invitation only event bringing together a select group of university leaders and a handful of private company CEOs to network and share best practices around public-private partnerships in higher education. For more information, please contact the host at firstname.lastname@example.org.
George Mason University is Virginia’s largest public research university. Located near Washington, D.C., Mason enrolls 37,000 students from 130 countries and all 50 states. Mason has grown rapidly over the past half-century and is recognized for its innovation and entrepreneurship, remarkable diversity and commitment to accessibility. Learn more at www.gmu.edu.
Unless otherwise noted, all activities shall take place at:
George Mason University | Founders Hall | 3351 Fairfax Drive | Arlington, VA
(Draft subject to change)
5:30pm – 7:30pm
The Observation Deck at CEB Tower
1201 Wilson Blvd
Registration; Continental breakfast
Opening remarks; Morning sessions
Keynote address; Morning sessions
Closing remarks; Lunch
Peer universities share their experience in partnering with private companies across a range of areas, including:
Accreditors and rating agencies provide their perspective on the academic and financial risks involved with public-private partnerships
Leading company CEOs and venture capitalists offer their views on partnering with colleges and universities
P3•EDU will be held at George Mason’s Arlington, Virginia, campus approximately 15 minutes from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and 30 minutes from Dulles International Airport (IAD).
We have reserved a block of rooms with preferred pricing at a local hotel (see below).
To view a map of the George Mason University Arlington campus click here.
The Westin Arlington Gateway
801 North Glebe Rd. | Arlington, VA 22203
The Hilton Arlington
950 North Stafford St. | Arlington, VA 22203
***Hotel update: The Westin Gateway and Hilton Arlington hotels are now sold out. Nearby hotels appear to be also fully booked. There are many hotels in the DC area approximately 20-40 minutes away (depending on traffic) across the bridge.
When searching for a hotel, please note the conference location is at the George Mason University campus in Arlington, VA.
3351 Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22201
Conference dates are all day Tuesday, April 30, and the morning of Wednesday, May 1, 2019. A welcome reception will be held the evening of Monday, April 29, 2019.
Registration fees include access to all conference activities and meals:
Monday, April 29 – Welcome Reception
Tuesday, April 30 – Full Day Program; Continental Breakfast, Lunch, and Reception
Wednesday, May 1 – Half Day Program; Continental Breakfast and Lunch
Business or business casual attire
Sponsorship is available by invitation only. Please contact email@example.com if you are interested in sponsorship.
Attendance at P3•EDU is intended for college and university leaders including presidents, provosts, CFOs, VPs, and trustees. The event is by invitation only. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in attending.
The registration fee for college, university and association attendees is $495. The registration fee for corporate and non-university attendees is $1,995.
Payment for P3•EDU is by credit card only. If you are unable to pay by credit card, please contact email@example.com.
If you need to make any changes to your registration, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cancellations will be accepted with a full refund if submitted on or before March 29, 2019. No refunds will be given after March 29, 2019. Please email email@example.com with any cancellation requests.
All confirmations are sent via email at the conclusion of your registration. If you have not received an email confirmation, please check your spam or junk mail folder. If you still need a copy of your confirmation or receipt, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Two major airports serve the Arlington, VA, area: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) is just 7 miles away and Dulles International Airport (IAD) is 21 miles away.
Yes. We have reserved discounted pricing at the Hilton Arlington hotel. Please see Travel for a link to the hotel website.
Update – the discounted room blocks are now SOLD OUT.
George Mason University – Founders Hall – 3351 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22201
Attendees are responsible for their own transportation to and from the hotel.
Yes. We will have complimentary transportation available to all registered attendees staying at the Westin Arlington Gateway and the Hilton Arlington. Service will be provided to and from both the evening reception Monday, April 29, as well as to and from George Mason University Tuesday, April 30 and Wednesday, May 1. A detailed transportation schedule will be provided to all registered attendees in advance of the event.
Yes. All registered attendees will have free on-site parking for the duration of the event. To view a map of the George Mason University campus, click here.