Each year, the National Science Foundation funds more than 10,000 proposals totaling more than $6 billion to: promote the progress of science; advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; and better secure our national defense.
On Tuesday, March 9, 2010, the National Science Foundation and Florida Institute of Technology will sponsor a one-day workshop for faculty members at universities located within Central Florida. The event is being coordinated by Secor Strategies, LLC.
The workshop will provide an introduction to and overview of the National Science Foundation, its proposal and merit review process, its crosscutting programs, and its international programs. There will also be presentations on the programs of each of the NSF directorates which include:
Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Computer and Information Science and Engineering
Education and Human Resources
Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences
Time will also be available for participants to chat informally with NSF program managers.
This workshop scheduled for Tuesday, March 9, 2010 will begin with a Welcome Presentation at 8:00 am at the Gleason Performing Arts Center. Check-in available at 7:30 am.
There is no registration fee for this workshop. However, pre-registration is required as seating is limited. Please register by Friday, March 1, 2010 by downloading and completing the attached REGISTRATION FORM and emailing it to George Wilson at NSF – email@example.com