[Office-of-research] Final NIH Regional Seminar of 2010 - Portland, OR

Charles Greer charles.greer at ucr.edu
Thu May 13 08:28:44 PDT 2010

Opportunity for Grants Administrators and Researchers:

NIH Regional Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration:
Portland, Oregon - June 23-25, 2010   


The National Institutes of Health will be heading to the City of Roses-
beautiful Portland, Oregon next month.  Except for a visit to NIH, there is
not another opportunity like the NIH Regional Seminar to learn from and
share with approximately 30 NIH/HHS policy, review, program, & grants
management experts.  


What topics are covered?  Check out this sampling of topics
All presented by
NIH/HHS Faculty:

·         Fundamentals of the NIH Grants Process

·         How to Apply for and Manage an NIH Grant

·         electronic Research Administration (eRA) and the eRA Commons

·         What’s New in NIH Peer Review

·         Mapping Your Career with NIH

·         Latest NIH Grants Policies

·         Grant Writing for Success

·         Public Access

·         Cost Issues

·         Compliance

·         Research Integrity

·         Small Business Opportunities

·         Humans and Animal Policies/Resources

·         NIH’s Loan Repayment Payment Program

And More!


Register Today for the final NIH Regional Seminar of FY2010 at
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/Portland_2010/index.html (Note: Fees Increase
June 5 and Space is Limited - So Don’t Delay!)


Where:  <http://grants.nih.gov/grants/Portland_2010/hotel.html> Portland
Marriott Downtown Waterfront

When:  June 23-25, 2010

Program Agendas:   <http://grants.nih.gov/grants/Portland_2010/program.html>
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/Portland_2010/program.html (Separate agendas
for Seminar and optional eRA Workshops)

Registration Program and Cost:

and.doc> 2 Day Seminar (Thursday and Friday, June 24 & 25) – Fee is $450
through June 4 and $475 beginning June 5; the opportunity to learn from and
interact with peers and the NIH (priceless).  This non-refundable fee
includes the cost of registration, conference proceedings, conference
materials, two continental breakfasts and lunch meals, coffee breaks, and a
reception to be held Thursday, June 24, 2010 at the Marriott.  The fee does
not include your hotel room; however, a conference rate has been
established.  Information at

121.pdf> Optional eRA Hands-On Workshops (Wednesday, June 23) – Fee is $175
for a ½ day session and space is limited.  Your choice of two sessions on
either eRA electronic Application Submission or Account Administration
Basics/Post-Submission Functionality.  If you are unable to obtain a seat in
the workshop, don’t fret
there will be ample opportunities throughout the
seminar to visit with eRA experts to get your questions answered.


Who should attend?  The NIH Regional Seminars are designed for those new to
the NIH grants process, including sponsored project office and departmental
administrators, investigators, grant writers, graduate students, post-docs,


As a grants administrator or investigator, we are hoping that you will not
only consider this opportunity for yourself, but share it with others in
your institution who you feel could benefit from an event such as this one –
new and/or early stage investigators, as well as administrators trying to
better understand the NIH grants process and policies. 


Local Ambassador:  Oregon Health Sciences University 


Can’t Make It?  Watch for an announcement in the near future regarding 2011
locations on the NIH Regional Seminar Home Page, as well as by signing up
for the Regional Seminar ListServ:

*Note:  This e-mail is a one-time only FY2010 direct notification from NIH
regarding the seminar.  

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