2013 GRC Conference on Funding Competitiveness

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 to Saturday, February 23, 2013
Washington, DC

Hosted by the AASCU Grants Resource Center
This signature event in the nation’s capitol provides a forum for research and sponsored programs officers, senior administrators, and faculty to connect with funders, thought leaders, and colleagues from across the country. Build your institution’s competitiveness for grant and contract support during four days of programming.

About the Conference

Twenty-five targeted sessions – Gather insight from federal program and policy leaders; mock panel and proposal revision sessions; and details on upcoming competitions from the U.S. Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Education, Energy and State; National Science Foundation; National Institutes of Health; National Endowment for the Humanities; National Endowment for the Arts; Health Resources and Services Administration; Fulbright programs; and private foundations.

Structured networking events – Learn, share, and initiate partnerships during roundtable discussions, breakout sessions, and receptions, including a celebration of undergraduate research at the National Press Club.

One-on-one meetings with program officers – Schedule individual appointments to talk with the experts who administer competitions, monitor review panels, and make agency funding recommendations.

For more detail information view the following Working Agenda
Download Registration Form (pdf)

What Attendees Say about the GRC External Funding Conference

“The quality of the program and presentations is consistently superb.”
“What I learned and the contacts I made will have a profound impact on my work.”
“Hearing how others have solved challenges helps me improve processes at my institution.”

Fees top

GRC Members: $695 through February 11 ($795 thereafter)
Non-Members: $834 through February 11 ($1000 thereafter)

Registration Information top

There are TWO options to register:

Register online
NOTE: Please click this LOGIN HELP if you have trouble using the online registration form.

Register via the downloadable registration form, to be mailed or faxed to Allyson Lords at (202) 296-5819
Download form (pdf)

Accommodations top

Hotel Sofitel, Lafayette Square
806 15th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 730-8800

Request the AASCU/GRC conference rate of $229 per night plus tax.
Rate guaranteed through January 28, 2013.

Contact GRC program director Linda Anthony for additional information:
(202) 478-4698