There will be a number of sessions at #NORDP2019 hosted by representatives of federal funding agencies. This is a great opportunity to learn more about future agency priorities or trends, and ask specific questions about funding opportunities and strategies for responding to FOAs. If you wish to schedule a one-on-one meeting with these representatives, you can sign up HERE.
Suzanne Iacono, Head of the Office of Integrative Activities, National Science Foundation
Meghan Houghton, Senior Advisor for Strategic Engagements, Directorate for Computer and Information Science & Engineering (CISE), National Science Foundation
Dr. Iacono will present Strategies for Successful Broader Impacts (Monday, 3:15-5:15 pm) with Brown University’s Amy Carroll, and discuss NSF’s Strategic Initiatives and Integrated Activities (Tuesday, 3:30-4:30 pm) with Dr. Houghton.
Mark Mirando, National Program Leader of Animal Nutrition, Growth & Reproduction, USDA National Institute of Food & Agriculture
Robin Barr, Director, Division of Extramural Activities, NIH National Institute on Aging
Drs. Mirando and Barr will be featured in a Funder Spotlight on Tuesday, 8:30-9:30 a.m., in Waterplace I.
Lisa Friedersdorf, Director, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office
Dr. Friedersdorf will be featured in a Funder Spotlight on Quantum Information Science on Tuesday, 9:45-10:45 a.m., in Waterplace I.
Valerie Browning, Director, Defense Science Office, DARPA
Dr. Browning will present at a Funder Spotlight on Tuesday, 2:15-3:15 p.m., with Brown University’s Jill Pipher.
#NORDP2019 start Monday, April 29, in Providence, RI. For more information about the conference program, visit http://www.nordp.org/conferences. Follow @NORDP_official on Twitter for all the latest #NORDP2019 updates.