NSF Regional Grants Conference

The first National Science Foundation Regional Grants Conference of fiscal year 2012, will be hosted by The University of Texas at Austin on October 17-18, 2011.

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 will be available in Summer 2011.

Meeting Type

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

Related Websites
Policy Office at NSF: http://www.nsf.gov/bfa/dias/policy/index.jsp