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Wednesday, December 21, 2011

NSF Grants Conference - Chicago, IL

Hosted by Loyola and Northwestern Universities

March 19, 2012 8:30 AM  to
March 20, 2012 4:00 PM
Chicago

The second National Science Foundation Grants Conference of fiscal year 2012, will be hosted by Loyola and Northwestern universities on March 19-20, 2012.

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.

Registration is now available on the NSF Grants Conference website.

Meeting Type
Outreach

Contacts
 Registration Questions, (703) 465-5736 nsf_regional@nsf.gov
 Program Questions, (703) 292-8243 policy@nsf.gov

NSF Related Organizations
 Office of Budget Finance & Award Management
Division of Institution & Award Support

Related Websites
NSF Grants Conference Registration: https://www.signup4.net/Public/ap.aspx?EID=NATI393E
Policy Office at NSF: http://www.nsf.gov/bfa/dias/policy/index.jsp

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