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NSF Days at University of California, Davis

Thursday, April 25, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (PDT)

NSF Days at University of California, Davis

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The National Science Foundation and the University of California, Davis will be holding a one-day workshop on Thursday, April 25, 2013. This workshop is primarily designed for researchers and educators less experienced in proposing to the NSF; however, more experienced proposers and NSF grantees may well find the workshop useful and informative. It is our hope that events such as this will stimulate new interest in NSF programs at institutions that have not been among our traditional customers, as well as at premier research institutions.

The workshop will provide an overview of the Foundation, its mission, priorities, and budget. It will cover the NSF proposal and merit review process and NSF programs that cut across disciplines. Additionally, representatives from the seven NSF directorates and the Office of International Science and Engineering and the Office of Integrative Activities will make presentations on their programs and will also be available informally and in breakout sessions for discussions of potential research proposals.

The National Science Foundation is charged with keeping our nation’s science and engineering enterprise healthy, dynamic, and relevant and with advancing science, mathematics, engineering, and technology education at all levels from pre-K through postdoctoral.


National Science Foundation Day

 University of California, Davis

Conference Center

April 25, 2013




7:45-8:30: Registration and Continental Breakfast


8:30-8:45: Welcoming Remarks


8:45-10:45: Introduction to NSF and Overview of the Proposal and Merit Review Process


10:30-10:50: Break


10:50-11:35: Cross-Disciplinary and Special Interest Programs


11:35-12:20: International Programs


12:20-1:30: Lunch


1:30-3:00: Concurrent Breakout Sessions:

                  Biological Sciences - Sam Scheiner,                         
                  Computer & Information Science & Engineering - Keith Marzullo,
                  Education and Human Resources - Lee Zia,
                  Engineering - Theresa Maldonado,
                  Geosciences - Leonard Johnson,
                  Mathematical and Physical Sciences - Ann Orel,
                  Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences - Susan Sterett


3:00-3:15: Coffee Break


3:15-4:30: Proposal Preparation 101 or Continuation of Concurrent Sessions

4:30-6:30: Research Showcase and Poster Session



Parking is $7.00 a day and is located in the South Entry Parking Structure, Lot VP 1 or Lot VP 2.

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Hyatt Place UC Davis

173 Old Davis Road
Davis, CA 95616

(530) 756-9500

350 Feet

Aggie Inn

245 1st Street

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Best Western Palm Court

234 D Street

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Hallmark Inn
110 F Street

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(530) 753-3600

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University Park Inn & Suites

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La Quinta Inn & Suites

1771 Research Park Drive
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Days Inn Davis

4100 Chiles Road
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When & Where

University of California, Davis - Conference Center
550 Alumni Lane
Davis, CA 95616

Thursday, April 25, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (PDT)

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