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Conferences and workshops

NSF Day in New Mexico

About the series

The National Science Foundation (NSF), the University of New Mexico (UNM) and New Mexico's Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (NM EPSCoR), are pleased to invite you to participate in our upcoming NSF Day New Mexico to be held on Wednesday, August 29, 2018, on the UNM main campus in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

NSF Days provide basic insight and instruction on how to compete for NSF funding for science and engineering research and education. This day-long workshop will provide background on the Foundation, its mission, priorities, and budget. During the day, we will give an overview on proposal writing, NSF's merit review process, and programs that fall within our seven scientific and engineering directorates, as well as funding opportunities that cross disciplinary boundaries. NSF representatives will be on hand to answer questions and to host discipline and program specific breakout sessions to personally engage in discussions with attendees.

WHO: Early career and tenure track faculty, graduate students andpostdoctoral researchers, especially those in the region

WHAT: See a draft agenda (attached).

WHEN: Wednesday, August 29, 2018, 7:15 AM to 5:15 PM

WHERE: The University of New Mexico Student Union Building. See central campus map for location and parking.

WHY: This 1-day NSF Day workshop will teach researchers how to better compete for federal dollars that enable their projects. Information will be shared via lectures and interactive sessions. This is a behind-the-scenes look at how NSF works and how to submit competitive, fundable proposals.

HOW: Registration is $50 and includes admission, continental breakfast, snacks, lunch and materials. Click here for more information, and here to register.

QUESTIONS: Please direct questions to info@nsfday.gov.

We hope you will join us!

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