NSF Fall 2019 Grants Conference

ORD staff would like to make UMaine faculty and staff aware of the opportunity to participate in a National Science Foundation Grants Conference this November. See below for information pulled directly from their website:

The Fall 2019 National Science Foundation (NSF) Grants Conference will take place November 18-19, 2019 in Boston, MA at the Boston Marriott Cambridge. To be notified about future events, select the “Get Notified” button at the top right side of the page. Registration will open on Thursday, September 5. The registration fee for the conference is $450. You may sign up to receive notifications about this and other events by clicking here.

Who Should Attend?
These events are primarily designed to provide new faculty, researchers and administrators with key insights into a wide range of current issues at NSF, including proposal preparation and merit review basics, award management topics and other important information.

Why Attend?
This two-day conference is a must, especially for new faculty, researchers and administrators. Program officers representing each NSF directorate will be on hand to provide up-to-date information about specific funding opportunities and to answer attendee questions.

Highlights include:

  • New programs and initiatives
  • Future directions and strategies for national science policy
  • Proposal preparation
  • NSF’s merit review process
  • Conflict of interest policies
  • Breakout sessions by discipline