About the series
NSF DIRECTOR, DR. ARDEN L. BEMENT, JR., WILL BE THE FEATURED SPEAKER ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 23rd.
The first National Science Foundation Regional Grants Conference of fiscal year 2007 will be hosted by the University of Maryland at College Park on October 23 - 24, 2006, with optional FastLane workshops on October 22nd.
Key officials representing each NSF program directorate, administrative office, the NSF Office of Inspector General, and the Office of International Science and Engineering will participate in this two-day conference. The conference is considered a must, particularly for new faculty, researchers, educators, and administrator who want to gain key 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. Highlights include:
New programs and initiatives;
Future directions and strategies for national science policy;
NSF's merit review process;
Cross-disciplinary and special interest programs;
Conflict of interest policies; and
Breakout sessions by discipline.