Fall 2018 Grants Conference

November 8 - 9, 2018 / New Orleans, LA

The 50th National Science Foundation Grants Conference will take place on November 8-9, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The conference fee is $425 per attendee. The Fall 2018 NSF Grants Conference will be held at the InterContinental New Orleans. The group room block is closed to new reservations. You may call the InterContinental New Orleans at 504-525-5566 to inquire about its current availability, and/or to request recommendations for nearby hotels. 

Registration for the conference is full. The wait list is also full. To receive notifications about future Grants Conferences or other NSF news, please sign up here.


**NEW** One-on-One Sessions
This year we are piloting an opportunity for conference participants to schedule ten-minute, one-on-one discussions with NSF representatives from directorates and select administrative offices. Registration for these sessions have closed, but to learn more click 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

For additional information regarding program content, click here or contact us. No vendor inquiries, please.


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