Fall 2018 Grants Conference

November 8 - 9, 2018 / New Orleans, LA

Join us on November 8-9, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana for the 50th National Science Foundation Grants Conference! The Fall 2018 NSF Grants Conference will be held at the Intercontinental New Orleans. The negotiated group rate for the hotel is $219 per night. A link to directly book a room will be provided when registration opens.

Registration will open on Thursday, September 6th at 12:00 PM EST.

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. 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.

Topics covered will include:

  • An introduction to the 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
  • Breakout sessions by discipline