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Conferences and workshops

NSF Grants Conference - Arlington, VA

About the series

The Fall 2015 National Science Foundation Grants Conference will be hosted by Georgetown University in Arlington, VA on November 2-3, 2015.

NSF is pleased to announce that the conference will be webcast live.  Conference plenary sessions will also be recorded for on-demand viewing once the conference has concluded. Registration is required and currently available at http://www.tvworldwide.com/events/nsf/151102/

To be alerted about registration for future conferences, sign up on the Grants Conference notification site.

Key officials representing each NSF program directorate, administrative office, Office of General Counsel, and Office of the Inspector General will participate in this two-day conference. The conference is considered a must, particularly for new faculty, researchers, educators and administrators who want to gain insight into a wide range of important and timely issues at NSF including: the state of current funding; the proposal and award process; and current and recently updated policies and procedures.

Topics covered include:

  • Introduction to NSF;
  • NSF's proposal preparation and merit review process;
  • Award management;
  • Conflict of interest policies;
  • New programs and initiatives;
  • Cross-disciplinary and special interest programs; and
  • Breakout sessions by discipline.

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