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National Science Foundation Grants Conference


NSF Grants Conference in Pittsburgh, PA

Registration opens Sept 8

Hosted by Carnegie Mellon University

November 14, 2016 8:00 AM  to 
November 15, 2016 4:00 PM

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The next National Science Foundation Grants Conference will be hosted by Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA, on November 14-15, 2016.

Registration for this conference will open on September 8th. Details are available on the conference website. Registration questions should be directed to grants_conference@nsf.gov.

Key officials representing each NSF program directorate, administrative office, 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.

Meeting Type

Registration Questions, (703) 245-7407, grants_conference@nsf.gov
       Preferred Contact Method: Email
Program Questions, (703) 292-8243, policy@nsf.gov
       Preferred Contact Method: Email

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


Related Websites
NSF Grants Conference Website: https://www.nsfgrantsconferences.com/ehome/nsf/home/
NSF Policies and Procedures: http://www.nsf.gov/bfa/dias/policy/
Presentations from recent events: http://www.nsf.gov/bfa/dias/policy/outreach.jsp#present