Fall 2015 National Science Foundation Grants Conference

Event date: Nov 02, 2015 to Nov 03, 2015

Location: Arlington, Virginia

The first National Science Foundation Grants Conference of the fiscal year will be held in Arlington, Virginia on November 2-3, 2015, and hosted by Georgetown University. The NSF Grants Conference will also be webcast to the research community. Conference plenary sessions will be recorded for on-demand viewing once the conference has concluded.

Registration for this webcast is required. Please click here to register.

This two-day conference is a must, especially for new faculty, researchers, educators, and administrators who want to gain key insight into a wide range of issues at NSF including the state of current funding; new and existing 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 to answer your questions.

Below is the webcast schedule:

Monday, November 2, 2015

8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. EST – Welcoming Remarks

8:45 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. EST – Introduction & NSF Overview

9:35 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. EST – Proposal Preparation

1:00 p.m. – 2:40 p.m. EST – Merit Review Process

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EST – Post Award Monitoring & Compliance

4:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. EST – Award Management 

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. EST – NSF Policy Update

11:10 a.m. – 11:40 a.m. EST – Office of the Inspector General

11:40 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. EST – Funding Mechanism Overview

1:20 p.m. – 2:20 p.m. EST – Emerging Research Institution (ERI) Roundtable

2:40 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EST – Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program

All of the presentations will be available on the conference website under the Conference Documents tab. Presentation files will be added to the website as they become available, so please check back frequently.

Full Announcement

Conference Agenda


Webcast Registration