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National Science Foundation Regional Grants Conference
Hosted By:
The University of Texas at Austin
October 17-18, 2011
ATTENTION: The date of this event has passed.
The second NSF Regional Grants Conference of fiscal year 2012 will be held in the Chicago area on March 19-20, 2012. Please e-mail
nsf_regional@nsf.gov to be placed on a mailing list for the event. 

The Westin Austin at the Domain
11301 Domain Drive
Austin,TX 78758

The first National Science Foundation Regional Grants Conference of fiscal year 2012 will be held in Austin, Texas and hosted by The University of Texas at Austin on October 17-18, 2011.
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 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: 703-465-2683
For NSF Policy questions:
Phone: 703-292-8243