NSF to webcast grants conference Monday and Tuesday

The National Science Foundation's NSF Grants Conference on Monday [Nov. 2] and Tuesday [Nov. 3] will be webcast to the research community. Conference plenary sessions will also be recorded for on-demand viewing once the conference has concluded.

This two-day conference is a must, especially for new faculty, researchers and administrators who want to gain key insight into a wide range of current issues at NSF including the state of current funding; new and current policies and procedures; and pertinent administrative issues. NSF program officers representing each NSF directorate will be on hand to provide up-to-date information about specific funding opportunities.

Registration for this webcast is required. Please click here to register.

Below is the webcast schedule:

Monday, November 2, 2015

8:30-8:45 a.m. EST – Welcoming Remarks

8:45-9:15 a.m. EST – Introduction & NSF Overview

9:35-11:45 a.m. EST – Proposal Preparation

1-2:40 p.m. EST – Merit Review Process

3-4 p.m. EST – Post Award Monitoring & Compliance

4:15-5 p.m. EST – Award Management

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

8:30-9:30 a.m. EST – NSF Policy Update

11:10-11:40 a.m. EST – Office of the Inspector General

11:40 a.m.-12:10 p.m. EST – Funding Mechanism Overview

1:20-2:20 p.m. EST – Emerging Research Institution (ERI) Roundtable

2:40-4 p.m. EST – Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program

All of the presentations will be available on the conference website under the Conference Documents tab. Presentation files will be added to the website as they become available, so please check back frequently.

For general conference questions, please contact us at grants_conference@nsf.gov. For webcast technical support, please email technical support at info@tvworldwide.com.

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