proposal preparation

NSF Grants Conference - New Orleans, LA

Event date(s): Thursday, November 8, 2018 to Friday, November 9, 2018
Location: New Orleans, LA

November 8-9, 2018

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


The Next NSF Grants Conference will be held November 8-9, 2018, in New Orleans, LA. 

Registration will open Thursday, September 6th at 12:00 PM EST. 

For additional details and to sign up to receive information about this conference and other events, visit the Grants Conference website.

Key officials representing each NSF program directorate, administrative office, Office of the General Counsel and Office of the Inspector General will participate in the two-day conference. The conference is designed for new faculty, researchers, educators and administrators who want to gain insight into a wide range of important and timely issues at NSF including: the state of current funding; the proposal and award process; and current and recently updated policies and procedures.

Topics will include:

  • An introduction to NSF;
  • NSF's proposal preparation and merit review process;
  • Award management;
  • Conflict of interest policies;
  • New programs and initiatives;
  • Cross-disciplinary and special interest programs; and
  • Breakout sessions by discipline.


Meeting Type

Registration Questions, (703) 245-7407, grants_conference [at] nsf [dot] gov
       Preferred Contact Method: Email
Program Questions, (703) 292-8243, policy [at] nsf [dot] gov ( email: policy [at] nsf [dot] gov)
       Preferred Contact Method: Email

NSF Related Organizations
Office of Budget Finance & Award Management

Related Websites
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NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures:
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