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Registration Open - Federal Agency Update Webinar

This article was posted on: October 25, 2011

Please forward to faculty members and administrators as appropriate. Participants do not have to attend the entire session to attend.

For the past two years, our organizations have worked together to provide an extended webinar for you to learn about the research priorities and budgets of several key federal agencies. We are pleased to announce that we will be offering this cost-effective solution for the third consecutive year. This live webinar will be made available to your university on Monday-Wednesday, October 31-November 2. The agenda is as follows:

Monday, October 31, 2011, 11a.m. - 5 p.m.

Schedule

  • 11:00 a.m.- Kei Koizumi, Assistant Director for Federal R&D, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, on the President's priorities and budget requests for research (confirmed)
  • 12:30 p.m.-Kam Ng, Deputy Director of Research, Office of Naval Research, on ONR's budget priorities for research (confirmed)
  • 2:00 p.m.-Elizabeth Albro, Associate Commissioner for Teaching and Learning, National Center for Education Research, Department of Education, on ED budget priorities for research (confirmed)
  • 3:30 p.m.-Nadina Gardner, Director, Division of Preservation and Access, National Endowment for the Humanities on NEH budget priorities and updates to grants policies and procedures (confirmed)

Tuesday, November 1, 2011, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Schedule

  • 11:00 a.m. Elizabeth Albro, Associate Commissioner for Teaching and Learning, National Center for Education Research, Department of Education, on updates of ED grants policies and procedures (confirmed)
  • 12:30 a.m. Harriet Kung, Director of Basic Energy Sciences, Department of Energy Office of Science, on updates of DOE grants policies and procedures (confirmed)
  • 2:00 p.m. Mark Poth, USDA, on NIFA budget priorities for research as well as updates on grants policies and procedures (confirmed)
  • 3:30 p.m. David Curren and Maria Koszalka, NIH, on NIH budget priorities for research as well as updates on grants policies and procedures (confirmed)

Wednesday, November 2, 2011, 11 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Schedule

  • 11:00 a.m. Jeremy Leffler, Outreach Specialist in the Policy Office within the Office of Budget, Finance, and Award Management. on NSF budget priorities for research as well as updates on grants policies and procedures (confirmed)
  • 12:30 p.m. Harriet Kung, Director of Basic Energy Sciences, Department of Energy Office of Science, on DOE budget priorities for research (confirmed)
  • 2:00 p.m. TBN, NASA (invited)

Most presentations will run an hour, followed by 30 minutes of questions and answers. Following the live event, a permanent archive that includes the recorded presentations and the presenter's slides will be created. This archive will be available via the web within a couple weeks of the live webinar. You can access last year's presentations at http://research.missouri.edu/federalupdate/.

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