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NSF Technical Workshop


October 25, 2018

Professional Schools and Sciences Building

Georges Auditorium
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Dillard University announces a Technical Workshop to be held Thursday, October 25, 2018, in the Professional Schools Building on the Dillard University campus with special invited guest, The National Science Foundation (NSF). 


The workshop will provide basic insight and instruction on how to compete for NSF funding for sciences, engineering and education research. This day-long workshop will provide background on the Foundation, its missions, priorities, and budget. During the event, participants will receive an overview on proposal preparation, NSF's merit review process, and programs that fall within NSF's directorates, as well as funding opportunities that cross disciplinary boundaries. 


NSF representatives will be on hand to answer questions and to host discipline-specific sessions to personally engage in discussions with attendees. Registration for this event is $75 and due no later than October 20, 2018. The registration fee includes continental breakfast, lunch, and refreshments. For more information about the Technical Workshop, contact Ebony Turner at or 504-816-4022.


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(all checks must be recieved by October 20th)


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Draft Agenda


8:00 AM - 8:45 AM              Registration and Continental Breakfast


9:00 AM - 9:30 AM              Welcome


9:30 AM - 10:45 AM            Overview of NSF/Merit Review Process


11:00 AM - 12:15 PM          Concurrent Breakout Sessions 1


12:30 PM - 1:30 PM            Lunch and Successful Principal Investigators Panel


1:45 PM - 3:00 PM              Concurrent Breakout Sessions 2


3:15 PM - 4:30 PM              Concurrent Breakout Sessions 3











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