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National Science Foundation Grants Conference
Hosted By:
George Mason University

October 22-23, 2012 

Attention: Registration for this event has reached capacity.
We will not be accepting any registrations on-site at the conference.  

 Please note that the second NSF Grants Conference of fiscal year 2013 will be held in the Washington DC area on March 11-12, 2013. Please email grants_conference@nsf.gov to be placed on a mailing list for this event. 

Holiday Inn Rosslyn at Key Bridge
1900 N Fort Myer Drive 
Arlington, VA 22209

The first National Science Foundation Grants Conference of fiscal year 2013 will be held in Arlington, Virginia, and hosted by George Mason University on October 22-23, 2012.
Key representatives from the National Science Foundation (NSF), as well as your colleagues - faculty, researchers, and grant administrators - representing colleges and universities from around the U.S. will participate.
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 current issues at NSF including the state of current funding; new and current 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 answer your questions.

Highlights include:

  • New programs and initiatives;
  • Future directions and strategies for national science policy;
  • Proposal preparation;
  • NSF's merit review process;
  • Cross-disciplinary and special interest programs;
  • Conflict of interest policies;
  • Breakout sessions by discipline.
To register for the conference, click on the Register button located at the top of the page.

Contact Us:
For registration and general questions:
Phone: 703-465-5615
Email: grants_conference@nsf.gov 
For NSF Policy questions:
Website: NSF Policy Office
Phone: 703-292-8243
Email: policy@nsf.gov