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Conferences and workshops

NSF Regional Grants Conference - Providence, RI

About this event

The second National Science Foundation Regional Grants Conference of fiscal year 2008, will be hosted by the University of Rhode Island on April 7-8, 2008, in Providence, RI, with optional FastLane workshops on April 6th.

Key officials representing each NSF program directorate, administrative office, the NSF Office of International Science & Engineering, 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.

Click here for the conference registration website