NCSA to host webinar on Federal Research Priorities and Budgets for FY11

10.18.10 -

All Illinois faculty, staff, postdocs, and students are invited to a free webinar on Federal Research Priorities and Budgets for FY11 on Nov. 8-10 in the auditorium of the NCSA Building, 1205 W. Clark St., Urbana. Program personnel from the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities, Office of Naval Research, Army Medical and Materiel Command, and the departments of Agriculture, Education and Energy will share agency direction and funding priorities for the coming year.

The webinar is sponsored by the University of Missouri and the National Association of College and University Business Officers, Association of American Universities. It is provided on the Illinois campus courtesy of NCSA and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research.

Monday, Nov. 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
10:00 a.m. — Kei Koizumi, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, on the President's priorities and budget requests for research (confirmed)
11:30 a.m. — Kam Ng, Office of Naval Research, on ONR's budget priorities for research (confirmed)
1:00 p.m. — Elizabeth Albro, Department of Education, on ED budget priorities for research (confirmed)
2:30 p.m. — Tim Hallman, Associate Director, Department of Energy Office of Science for Nuclear Physics on DOE budget priorities for research (confirmed)

Tuesday, Nov. 9, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
10:00 a.m. — Jean Feldman, Head of Policy in the NSF Division of Institution & Award Support, and Jeremy Leffler, Outreach Specialist in the Policy Office within the Office of Budget, Finance, and Award Management on NSF budget priorities for research (confirmed)
11:30 a.m. — Elizabeth Albro, Department of Education, on updates on ED grants policies and procedures (confirmed)
1:00 p.m. — David Curren and Emily Linde, NIH, on NIH budget priorities for research as well as updates on grants policies and procedures (confirmed)
2:30 p.m. — Debby Sheely, USDA, on NIFA budget priorities for research as well as updates on grants policies and procedures (confirmed)

Wednesday, Nov. 10, 10 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. — Genesta Belton, Office of Naval Research, on updates to ONR grants policies and procedures (confirmed)
11:30 a.m. — Tim Hallman, Associate Director, Department of Energy Office of Science for Nuclear Physics on updates for DOE grants policies and procedures
1:00 p.m. — Tom Phelps, National Endowment for the Humanities on NEH budget priorities and updates to grants policies and procedures (confirmed)
2:30 p.m. — TBN, Army Medical and Materiel Command (invited)