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Agenda at a Glance

NIH invites you to explore the 2023 NIH Grants Conference agenda, offering 2-days of sessions designed to clarify the NIH grants process and policies, as well as provide the latest news and information. Twenty-five sessions offer attendees an array of options on various topics, and the opportunity to engage with presenters through Q&A and chat features. Once registered and logged into the conference site, you are free to explore the 2-day agenda, on-demand library of related resources, and create your personal schedule! 

The opportunities to create a meaningful and unique experience during this conference, also include visits to the Exhibit Hall. While there, you’ll encounter NIH staff and an abundance of resources located at our NIH Institute, Center, and Special Program booths. In addition, we encourage you to take advantage of the 1:1 Meet the Experts which are 20-minute chats between attendees and NIH staff, designed for more specific research and administrative questions.

 

Wednesday / February 1, 2023

All conference events are scheduled in the Eastern Time Zone.

 

OPPORTUNITIES TO ENGAGE WITH NIH STAFF

  •    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 1:1 Meet the Expert Appointment Available
  • 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM Central Resource Hall Open - All Booths Staffed
  • 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM All other Exhibit Halls rooms are open, Many booths will be staffed

At any time, explore the array of resources in the On-Demand Video Library, Documents & Video Vault,
and Exhibit Hall, including 45 Institutes, Centers and Program Booths.

Theme of the Day: Getting Started with the Essentials

Keynote
1:00 - 1:45 PM

Dr. Michael S. Lauer, NIH Deputy Director for Extramural Research
Track Focus
New Administrators and Investigators
Track Focus
Advanced & Special Topics
2:00 - 2:45 PM
Fundamentals of the NIH Grants Process and Need-to-Know Resources
2:00 -2:45 PM
Current Issues at NIH: Grants Policy Updates
3:00 - 3:45 PM
Roles, Responsibilities, and Partnerships throughout the Grant Life Cycle
3:00 - 3:45 PM
Current Issues at NIH: Grants Policy Updates
4:00 - 4:45 PM
Understanding NIH Programs
4:00 - 4:45 PM
NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy in Effect… Are You Prepared?

CONVERSATIONS WITH NIH
5:00 - 5:45 PM

Panel Option 1: Planning your Career Path: NIH Experts Share their Perspectives
Panel Option 2: Supporting Transitions from Academia to Product Development

 

Thursday / February 2, 2023

All conference events are scheduled in the Eastern Time Zone.

 

OPPORTUNITIES TO ENGAGE WITH NIH STAFF

  •    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 1:1 Meet the Expert Appointment Available
  • 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM Central Resource Room - All Booths Staffed
  • 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM All other Exhibit Hall Rooms Open – Many Booths Staffed

At any time, explore the array of resources in the On-Demand Video Library, Documents & Video Vault,
and Exhibit Hall, Including 45 Institutes, Centers, and Program Booths.

Theme of the Day: Application to Award

Track Focus
New Administrators
Track Focus
New Investigators
Track Focus
Advanced & Special Topics
1:00 -1:45 PM
Ready! Set! Submit! Application Preparation and Submission
1:00 -1:45 PM
Let’s Look at Peer Review
1:00 -1:45 PM
Compliance Pitfalls and Strategies for Success
2:00 - 2:45 PM
Notice of Award Arrives…Now What?
2:00 - 2:45 PM
Grant Writing for Success
2:00 - 2:45 PM
FCOI and Other Support: NIH and Grantees Working Together
3:00 - 4:45 PM
All About Costs: A Post-Award Primer
3:00 - 3:45 PM
Developing your Budget
3:00 - 3:45 PM
Advanced Administrative Topics: Pre-Award Post-Award Issues
4:00 - 4:45 PM
eRA Commons: Interacting with NIH Electronically Post-Submission
4:00 - 4:45 PM
NIH Peer Review: “Live” Mock Study Section with Q&A
4:00 - 4:45 PM
Advanced Administrative Topics: Post-Award Issues

CONVERSATIONS WITH NIH
5:00 - 5:45 PM

Panel Option 1: Developing and Optimizing you Mentor Relationships
Panel Option 2: NIH Next Generation Research Initiative: Training Future Biomedical Researchers