Announcing 2009 NIH Regional Seminars on Program Funding and Grants Administration

Notice Number: NOT-OD-09-012

Key Dates
Release Date: October 29, 2008

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National Institutes of Health (NIH), (

Two NIH Regional Seminars are planned for 2009 covering topics related to NIH extramural program funding and grants administration.

Each Regional Seminar encompasses two full days, providing information about the NIH funding process, from opportunity identification and application preparation through post award administration. Presentations are targeted towards research administrators, new investigators, post docs and trainees. Opportunities for informal interactions between seminar participants and NIH grants management, program, policy, and review staff are incorporated into the program and such interactions are highly encouraged. NIH electronic research administration (eRA) computer workshops are offered on a day adjacent to the two day seminar.

The 2009 seminars will be held at the following locations:

April 16-17, 2009 – Atlanta, Georgia.  This two day seminar is co-hosted by Georgia State University and Georgia Institute of Technology.   The eRA computer workshops will be offered on Wednesday, April 15, 2009 for an additional registration fee.  The seminar and workshops will take place at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta.

June 25-26, 2009 – Las Vegas, Nevada.  This two day seminar will be held at the J.W. Marriott Hotel Resort and Spa.  Co-ambassadors for this event are the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and the University of Nevada, Reno.  Optional NIH electronic research administration computer workshops will be offered on Wednesday, June 24, 2009.

Program Inquiries and Additional Information

Questions on program content for both seminars may be directed to Cynthia Dwyer, 2009 NIH Regional Seminar Coordinator, via e-mail at
Links to program information and logistics from previous NIH Regional Seminars are available from the NIH Office of Extramural Research Regional Seminar Web site at:

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