Notice Number: NOT-OD-19-144
Release Date: September 13, 2019
Office of The Director, National Institutes of Health (OD)
Are you a research administrator, investigator, grant writer, or have another role at your institution which involves working with the NIH grants process?
Are you new or feel that a better understanding of the NIH grants process and related policies could be a benefit in your job?
If so, then don’t miss your opportunity to participate in the Fall 2019 NIH Regional Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration. Take advantage of our General Registration Rates which are in effect until Oct. 11. Read on and be sure to view highlights filmed at a recent seminar to see if this is right for you (2-Minute Overview Video).
What have some recent attendees shared with us about their experience?
Now that we have your interest…here’s even more!
Optional Pre-Seminar Workshops also offered:
A variety of optional workshops are offered on the day prior to the 2-day seminar for attendees wanting a more in-depth look at various grants policies and processes. These include ½ day and full day options on Wednesday, Nov. 6.
Who should attend?
The NIH Regional Seminar is intended for those new to the grants process, including sponsored project officers and departmental administrators, investigators, faculty, graduate students, and others involved in the NIH grants process. The presentations during the 2-day seminar are considered basic fundamentals. However, there are a few sessions designed for those with slightly more experience. Approximately 650-850 participants are expected, providing extended opportunities for sharing and learning from peers, as well as the NIH & HHS experts.
What's the goal of the Seminar?
The goal of the NIH Regional Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration is to offer participants an unparalleled opportunity to gain a better perspective of NIH policies and programs, network with their peers, gather helpful NIH contacts, so that they may return to their offices and/or labs with useful information, resources, and tools to assist in obtaining and managing NIH awards.
When can you register?
Now - registration is open! These seminars often reach capacity before the seminar dates so register today while General Registration Rates are still in effect. (Rates increase on Oct. 12.) A $50 "Trainee Discount" is also offered and information is available on the Registration Page.
Is there a special hotel room rate for seminar participants?
Yes - but make your reservation today. A limited number of rooms are available at a discounted seminar rate at the venue hotel.
Are there other dates and locations?
Plans for a Spring 2020 NIH Regional Seminar are underway for April in Baltimore, MD. Please check the general NIH Regional Seminar Home Page for updates. (ListServ info also available.)
Please direct all inquiries to:
Fall 2019 NIH Regional Seminar in Phoenix, AZ – Nov. 6-8, 2019: https://regionalseminars.od.nih.gov/phoenix2019/
General NIH Regional Seminar Home Page: https://grants.nih.gov/news/contact-in-person/seminars.htm
Inquiry Email: NIHRegionalSeminars@mail.nih.gov