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Conferences and workshops

NSF Grants Conference in Portland, Oregon

About this event

The next National Science Foundation Grants Conference will be hosted by Portland State University in Portland, OR, on February 29 - March 1, 2016.

Registration for this conference has reached capacity. You may also sign up to be notified about registration for future conferences at: https://www.signup4.net/Public/ap.aspx?EID=NSFN10E

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.