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Conferences and workshops

NSF Grants Conference - Detroit, MI - June 2018

About this event

The Next NSF Grants Conference will be held June 4-5, 2018, in Detroit, MI. 

Registration for this conference has reached capacity. 

For additional details and to sign up to receive information about future conferences and other events, visit the Grants Conference website.

Key officials representing each NSF program directorate, administrative office, Office of the General Counsel and Office of the Inspector General will participate in the two-day conference. The conference is designed 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 will include:

  • An 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.