Workshops, Seminars and Conferences

Events: September, 2017

 Sept
   5

Going to FAR: Federal Contracting Basics for Educational Institutions. 10:00am - 12:00pm, 410 Fort IRC Building. 

Educational institutions are increasingly looking toward federal contracting opportunities as traditional funding mechanisms dry up.  Without a firm foundation on the risks and benefits of contracting, institutions place themselves at substantial risk.  Come learn about the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), the basics of federal contracting, and the best practices in negotiating and managing federal contracts. Please register online.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Participants will learn about the history of the FAR
  2. Participants will understand the differences between a contract and a grant
  3. Participants will learn about key contract types and understand key FAR clauses
  4. Participants will learn about FAR clauses that are university friendly
Sept
   5

 Research Administrator Meeting: 3:00pm - 4:00pm, 410 Fort IRC Building.

Sept
 14

  NIH Assist Workshop: 10:00am - 11:30am, 410 Fort IRC Building. (to be rescheduled) Come learn how to use the NIH’s Application Submission System & Interface for Submission Tracking (ASSIST), which is an alternative to Grants.gov submission to NIH! Please register online.


 Sept
  22

  NSF Training - Division of Bio Infrastructure: 9:00am - 10:30am (for faculty), 11:00am - 12:30pm (for graduate students), 410 Fort IRC Building. Please register online.

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