Research Administrators' Network Meeting - May 20, 2016

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Research Administrators' Network Meeting - May 20, 2016

By The Research Administration Advisory Council (RAAC) Communications Subcommittee

When and where

Date and time

Friday, May 20, 2016 · 2 - 3:30pm EDT


Michigan League 911 North University Avenue Webcast - Ann Arbor, MI 48109


Research Administrators’ Network Meeting

May 20, 2016

2:00-3:30 p.m.
Michigan League Ballroom

Webcast -

Welcome & Introductions [2:00-2:10]

Pat Turnbull, Outgoing RAAC Communications Subcommittee Chair

Becky O’Brien, Incoming RAAC Communications Subcommittee Chair

Cathy Seay-Ostrowski, BME Department Administrator, Guest Emcee

Updates [2:10-2:40]

Office of Research & Sponsored Projects​, Daryl Weinert, Associate Vice President for Research, Business Operations, UMOR​ ​ [2:10-2:20]

Sponsored Programs​, Debbie Talley, Director, Sponsored Programs [2:20-2:30]

ITS​, Cathy Handyside, Product Manager, ITS [2:30-2:40]

Professional Development Spotlight [2:40-2:50]

Jill Jividen, Senior Manager, Office of Research, Medical School

Mini Research Development Conference hosted by U-M Research Development Group

3rd Cohort - Research Administration Mentoring Program (RAMP)

September 2016 - June 2017

Conquering Common Mistakes and Expediting RPPRs


Terri Maxwell, Senior Project Representative, ORSP

Special Event / Featured Presentation(s) [3:00-3:25]

Jack Hu, Vice President for Research

Closing remarks [3:25-3:30]

Join us Remotely!

Webcast Instructions:

To attend virtually, you will need to log in to participate on Friday, May 20th.

You do not need to register to view the webcast.

On the day of the event, 5-10 minutes before the program starts, click this webcast link:

1. Select the "Enter as a Guest" option.
2. Type your unique name, then click "Enter Room."
3. Type questions in the chat pod"

*2016 U-M Office of Research Staff Recognition Awards*

Ceremony & Reception to immediately follow 3:30 – 5:00 PM

Michigan League, 2nd Floor, Vandenberg Room

Congratulations to Amanda Coulter, Kerri-Anne Cross, Ben Secunda, and Pat Turnbull!

RAN schedule for this Academic Year:

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About the organizer

The Research Administration Advisory Council (RAAC) Communications Subcommittee hosts the Research Administrators Network (RAN) meetings. 

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