NSF Regional Grants Conference

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Mon, 10/25/2010 - 8:00am to Tue, 10/26/2010 - 3:00pm
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NSF Regional Grants Conference The first National Science Foundation Regional Grants Conference of fiscal year 2011 will be held in Salt Lake City, UT, and co-hosted by Utah State University and University of Utah, October 25-26, 2010. Key representatives from the National Science Foundation as well as your colleagues - faculty, researchers and grant administrators - representing colleges and universities from around the US will participate. This two-day conference is a must, especially for new faculty, researchers and administrators who want to gain key insight into a wide range of current issues at NSF including the state of current funding; new and current policies and procedures; and pertinent administrative issues. NSF program officers representing each NSF directorate will be on hand to provide up-to-date information about specific funding opportunities and answer your questions. Highlights include: •New programs and initiatives; •Future directions and strategies for national science policy; •Proposal preparation; •NSF's merit review process; •Cross-disciplinary and special interest programs; •Conflict of interest policies; and •Breakout sessions by discipline. Registration will be available in summer 2010. For additional information regarding program content, contact the Policy Office, Division of Institution and Award Support at (703) 292-8243, or via e-mail at policy@nsf.gov.