It is our great pleasure to announce the global workshop “Fundamentals of US Sponsored Project Administration” in Vienna, Austria on September 18-19, 2017.

The two day workshop will cover the essential topics of:

  1. U.S. research funding opportunities for Non U.S. organizations
  2. Applying for and managing of U.S. federal research grants and
  3. Sharing best practices in global research management and administration.

The workshop presenters will be distinguished experts from the NCURA Global Faculty and the BILAT USA 4.0 EU initiative. An absolute must for international research managers and administrators (pre- and post-award) with a basic or intermediate level of experiences with U.S. grants who want to achieve the next level of excellence. The venue TU Wien is located in the centre of Vienna, Austria a cosmopolitan city of great cultural diversity.

Save the Date: 18-19 September 2017

Duration: two full days

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Registration fee:
NCURA & EARMA Member registration – Early Bird: US $ 420.00
Non-member registration Early Bird (before August 15): US $ 500.00

Register now: http://www.ncura.edu/Education/MeetingsConferences/EventInfo.aspx?sessionaltcd=2017GLOBALWORKSHOP

Program:

Monday 18 September 2017
8:00 am Registration of participants – Refreshments and coffee breaks during the workshop
9:00 am – 9:30 am Welcome: Johannes Fröhlich, Vice Rector for Research and Innovation, TU Wien
Opening Statement: Berna Windischbaur, FFG / BILAT USA 4.0
Moderation: Siegfried Huemer, Head of EU Research Support at TU Wien
9:30 am – 12:00 am Workshop part 1: Introduction, terminology, global funding opportunities
Trainers: Leslie Schmidt and Eva Björndal, NCURA Global Faculty
12:00 pm – 13:00 pm Lunch
13:00 pm – 16:30 pm Workshop part 2: Proposal development, negotiations
18:00 pm – 20:30 pm Reception
Tuesday 19 September 2017
8:30 am Refreshments and coffee breaks during the workshop
9:00 am – 12:00 pm Workshop part 3: Uniform Guidance, Award Management, Financial issues
12:00 pm – 13:00 pm Lunch
13:00 pm – 15:45 pm Workshop part 4: consolidating session on global research administration issues
16:00 Concluding remarks – What´s next? – End of the workshop
17:00 pm – 20:00 pm Optional Vienna City Tour, e.g. joint visit of an art museum (tbd)