2011 NIH Regional Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration in Scottsdale, Arizona:  Registration Open

Notice Number:  NOT-OD-11-038

Key Dates

Release Date:   January 24, 2011

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National Institutes of Health (NIH)


Have you been looking for a comprehensive program that provides valuable information about the NIH grants process, including such topics as peer review, grant writing for success, pre-award and post-award issues for administrators and investigators, compliance, how to interact electronically with NIH, or how to map your career with NIH?  What about an opportunity to meet and discuss grants issues with approximately 30 HHS and NIH officials, as well as networking with others in your field?  If so, make plans to attend the 2011 NIH Regional Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration in Scottsdale, Arizona. 

Optional NIH Electronic Research Administration (eRA) computer workshops are also offered on the day prior to the seminar.  These workshops are designed for Principal Investigators and administrators, providing attendees with hands-on experience utilizing the eRA Commons.    

The NIH Regional Seminars are designed for those new to the grants process, including sponsored project officers and departmental administrators, investigators, faculty, graduate students, etc. However, it is also an opportunity for those with more experience to obtain updates on grants policies and procedures.  This seminar is expected to draw approximately 600 attendees which will provide extended opportunities for sharing and learning from peers as well as NIH experts.

April 27-29, 2011 – Scottsdale, AZ – Optional eRA Hands-On Computer Workshops will be offered on Wednesday, April 27, 2011 and will be held at Arizona State University at Tempe.    The 2-day seminar is Thursday, April 28 & Friday, April 29, 2011 and will be held at the Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale, AZ.  Information on the program, registration fees, and hotel information can be viewed at www.NIHRegionalSeminar.com.   The seminar registration includes two continental breakfasts and two buffet lunches, as well as an evening reception & session materials.  The local ambassador for this seminar is Arizona State University at Tempe. 

Held twice each year, the NIH Regional Seminars provide an unparalleled opportunity for participants to gain a better perspective of NIH policies and programs, network with their peers, gather helpful NIH contacts, and to return to their offices and/or labs with inside information, resources, and tools to assist in obtaining and managing NIH awards.  We hope to see you there!

Note:  The 2nd (and final) NIH Regional Seminar of 2011 will be held in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida from June 22-24.  Registration opens early February.  More information can be found at https://grants.nih.gov/grants/seminars.htm.


Questions related to the 2011 seminars not addressed on the www.NIHRegionalSeminar.com website may be addressed to NIHRegionalSeminars@nih.od.gov.

The NIH Office of Extramural Research (OER) also provides future NIH Regional Seminar and listserv information at https://grants.nih.gov/grants/seminars.htm

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