FREE –Federal Research Update Webinars from October 29 through November 2

Just a quick reminder that Registration is FREE for the webinars below.  Please encourage your faculty/staff to sign up.  It is like receiving a visit from a program officer for free!  We hope this service is well utilized by the UF faculty.

 

The State University System of Florida and Florida High-Tech Corridor Council are partnering with the University of Missouri and the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) to webcast free, Federal Research Update webinars for university personnel and others who are interested in the latest on federal agency updates regarding research and budget priorities and policies.

The Federal Research Update webinars will be broadcast live from Washington D.C. Monday, October 29 through Friday, November 2. Viewers will be able to watch any or all of the individual 90-minute presentations throughout the week. The format also allows for viewers to submit questions for presenters and each viewer can access speaker slides in advance. Following the live presentations, an edited version of each will be prepared in following weeks and remain available for viewing on the web.

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Agenda:

Monday, October 29, 2012 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Central Time

TIME

SPEAKER

10:00 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)
11:30 a.m. Shai Akabas, Senior Policy Analyst with the Bipartisan Policy Center, on anticipated effects of budget sequestration (confirmed)
1:00 p.m. John Frazier Glenn, Principal Assistant for Research and Technology HQ, Army Medical Research & Materiel Command, on research and budget priorities (confirmed)
2:30 p.m. Eric Rohlfing, Director, Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences Division, Department of Energy Office of Science, on DOE budget priorities for research (confirmed)

Tuesday, October 30, 2012, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Central Time

TIME

SPEAKER

10:00 a.m. Sally Rockey, Deputy Director for Extramural Research at the National Institutes of Health, on NIH research and budget priorities (confirmed)
11:30 a.m. Emily Linde and Scott Cooper, NIH, on updates of NIH grants policies and procedures (confirmed)
1:00 p.m. David Han, Deputy Director of Research in the Office of Naval Research, on ONR research and budget priorities (confirmed)
2:30 p.m. Jeremy Leffler, Outreach Specialist in the Policy Office within the Office of Budget, Finance, and Award Management, on updates of NSF grants policies and procedures (confirmed)

Wednesday, October 31, 2012, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Central Time

TIME

SPEAKER

10:00 a.m. Elizabeth Albro, Associate Commissioner for Teaching and Learning, National Center for Education Research, Department of Education, on ED budget priorities for research (confirmed)
11:30 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)
1:00 p.m. Mark Poth, Director, Bioenergy Division in the Institute of Bioenergy, Climate, and Environment within the National Institute of Food and Agriculture at the USDA, on NIFA budget priorities for research as well as updates on grants policies and procedures (confirmed)
2:30 p.m. Michael Sieverts, Director, National Science Foundation Budget Division, on NSF research and budget priorities (confirmed)

Thursday, November 1, 2012, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Central Time

TIME

SPEAKER

10:00 a.m. Michael Nelson, Associate Administrator, Office of Federal Assistance Management, Health Resources and Services Administration, on HRSA research and budget priorities (confirmed)
11:30 a.m. Thomas Russell, Director, Air Force Office of Scientific Research (confirmed)

Friday, November 2, 2012, 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Central Time

TIME

SPEAKER

10:00 a.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)
11:30 a.m. Carolyn Clancy, Director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, on AHRQ research and budget priorities (confirmed)
1:00 p.m. David Shillcut, Public Health Analyst, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, on SAMHSA research and budget priorities (confirmed)