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NIH Grants Conference & PreCon Events


Virtual NIH Grants Conference
& PreCon Events

August 2022 – February 2023

Learn about NIH grants policies!
Interact with NIH experts!
Engage and network with your peers!
Gather resources to use and share with colleagues!

One Registration. All-Access. No Cost. 
Register one time to gain access to all virtual preconference events,
the 2-day conference, and valuable resources.

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15,450
Participants in 2021
118
Countries Registered in 2021
500+
1:1 Meet the Experts Appointments
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Don’t Miss Out!

Check our full list of PreCon Events for the latest updates and information.

See NIH Grants Conference Calendar of Events

Explore the NIH Grants Conference & PreCon Events

It’s time to begin creating your 2022-2023 NIH Grants Conference experience! It begins with a series of monthly PreCon Events in August which build up to the 2-day conference in February 2023.

Who Should Attend?

Research Administrators, Researchers, Grant Writers, PostDocs, Trainees, and others in the research community.

  • Are you new to working with the NIH Grants Process? If so, these events are perfect for you!
  • More experienced with the NIH? We’re providing valuable resources, contacts, and special events for you too!

Don’t miss these unique opportunities to learn, share and engage directly with NIH experts and your peers! Start planning your journey now by exploring the agendas, engagement opportunities, and more!


PreCon Events

August 2022 – January 2023

Ready for a deeper dive into a variety of NIH grant topics and policies?

Join NIH and your peers for:

  • Monthly topic-focused virtual events
  • Greater insight into policy and processes
  • Invaluable guidance from NIH experts and special guests
  • Engaging and interactive presentations, panels, & discussions
 
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2-Day Conference

NIH Grants Conference: Agenda At A Glance

Experience the NIH Grants Conference first-hand…there is no other event that brings hundreds of NIH experts and others in the research community together like this event!

  • 25 Sessions with live Q&A
  • 45 NIH Institute and Office Exhibitors
  • NIH Program, Grants Management, Review, & Policy Officials
  • 1:1 Meet the Experts chats
  • Peer-to-Peer Networking opportunities
  • Downloadable resources
  • And so much more!

Additional details for the 2-day conference will be available soon.
Register for updates and reminders!

 
Conference Calendar of Events
All events are scheduled in the Eastern Time Zone.
August 25, 2022
2:00PM-3:30PM
NIH Loan Repayment Programs: Supporting the Next Generation of Researchers

Did you know that you can get up to $100K of student debt paid with a two-year award from the NIH Loan Repayment Programs (LRPs)? Join LRP experts as they discuss the opportunities and hear from LRP Ambassadors who will provide their perspectives and experiences working with the NIH LRPs. The next application LRP cycle opens on September 1, so don’t miss your opportunity to learn more about these valuable awards!


September 15, 2022
1:00PM - 3:30PM
Navigating Early Career Funding Opportunities

The NIH offers a variety of Fellowships and Career Development Awards that may be a right fit with your research career goals. Our experts will provide an overview of opportunities for early-career scientists, discuss how networking and mentoring can strengthen your chances for success, and guidance on finding the resources to help.


October 14, 2022
2:00PM - 4:00PM
Research Misconduct & Detrimental Research Practices

What is research misconduct and how do you distinguish it from detrimental research practices? Research Integrity Officers from HHS and NIH will help answer this question and more, as they discuss regulations, an institution’s responsibilities, and ways to avoid misconduct in research at all! Experts will explore interpersonal, institutional, and professional responsibilities in the overall ethical conduct of research during presentations, case studies, and discussions with the audience.


November 9, 2022
2:00PM - 4:00PM
International Collaborations: Policies, Processes, & Partnerships

Whether you are from a domestic institution considering partnering with an overseas research organization or you are an international researcher working through the grant application process, this event will provide you with valuable tools, policies, and guidance. Administrative and programmatic aspects of the application process will be shared, as well as considerations for building a partnership.


December 6-7, 2022
12:00PM - 4:00PM
Multi-day event
Human Subjects Research: Policies, Clinical Trials, & Inclusion

What are the basic HHS and NIH policies that apply to research involving human subjects, including clinical trials? How do you prepare a research proposal for review that addresses the regulatory requirements? What are some strategies for developing realistic and scientifically acceptable inclusion plans? Answers to these questions are just a few of the valuable take-aways you’ll gain from this event. HHS and NIH experts will share policies, resources, guidance, and case studies in this informative and engaging event.


January 12, 2023
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Making the Most of the 2023 Virtual NIH Grants Conference

Join conference coordinators as they share guidance on selecting the sessions that fit your role or level of experience, discuss options for finding resources in the virtual conference center, and will share tips for navigating the Exhibit Hall and its 45 NIH booths, finding and making appointments with NIH experts to chat 1:1, viewing and downloading resources, and so much more. Don’t miss this informative event, designed to help you make the most of your NIH Grants Conference experience!


February 1-2, 2023

2023 Virtual NIH Grants Conference to NIH Grants Conference: Funding, Policies, & Processes

Experience the NIH Grants 2023 Virtual NIH Grants Conference to NIH Grants Conference: Funding, Policies, & Processes

Have Questions?

After exploring all of the opportunities the NIH Grants Conference and PreCon Events offer if you still have questions…we’ve got you covered! Visit the conference Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page for topics such as registration, resources, networking, accessibility, and more.

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Accessibility:
The NIH Office of Extramural Research strives to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals to engage and participate fully. All presentations during the NIH Grants Conference and Pre-Con Events will include closed captions and ASL interpreters. In addition, look for this icon when navigating the virtual conference platform. It will allow you to customize the online conference pages to be more accessible based on needs.
Contact:

Event Questions and Special Requests: NIHGrantsEvents@nih.gov (Submit no less than 3 days prior to the event, if possible.)

Technical Issues: nihgrantsconference@getvfairs.io

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NIH will monitor content shared and may delete content constituting unacceptable behavior, and/or expel participants exhibiting
unacceptable behavior from the virtual event for violations of the Code of Conduct.

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