NSF EPSCoR Project Directors' and Project Administrators' Meeting

EPSCoR: Leveraging Integrative and International Opportunities

May 20-21, 2013

Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington, VA

Monday, May 20, 2013    

8:00 AM

  Light Refreshments



8:30 AM




Wanda Ward, OIA Head, and Denise Barnes, EPSCoR Office Head

8:45 AM  

EPSCoR Update


Upcoming Competitions


Denise Barnes, EPSCoR Office Head

Kelvin Chu, EPSCoR Program Director

9:15 AM   Networking Session    

10:00 AM


NSF Budget Outlook and Priorities

  Marty Rubenstein, NSF Chief Financial Officer, BFA
10:30 AM   Update on EPSCoR Evaluation   Brian Zuckerman, STPI Representative
11:00 AM   From the Top   Dr. Cora Marrett, NSF Acting Director

11:30 AM






1:00 PM


EPSCoR and the National Context for Global Change Research and Practice


Chris Weaver, USGCRP


1:30 PM


Panel Discussion

USDA Global Change Programs

DOI Climate Science Centers Science to Support Adaptation

National Research Agenda: EPSCoR's Role



Nancy Cavallaro, USDA

Robin O'Malley, USGS


Peter Goodwin, ID EPSCoR


2:30 PM


Policy Updates



Jean Feldman, NSF Policy Office Head


3:15 PM






3:30 PM


From EPSCoR to PIRE and ERC


Abhaya Datye, University of New Mexico


4:00 PM

Update on Drupal: Data Collection


Todd Crowl, UT EPSCoR

Kevin Kelly, HI EPSCoR


4:30 PM


Science of Team Science


Susan Winters, University of Maryland


5:00 PM







Council Meetings



Tuesday, May 22, 2013

8:00 AM


Light Refreshments



8:30 AM

  Communication From a Legislator's Point of View


Trey Refett (Reid), Natalie Beckman (Reid), and Amitai Bin-Nun (Coons)

9:00 AM


Communications Workshop


Dan Agan, Chris Mooney, and Joe Schreiber

12:00 PM   Lunch    
1:00 PM   Nuts and Bolts of Post-Award Management   Willie Mae Powell, NSF Grants & Agreements Specialist, DGA
1:30 PM   Graduate Student Research and Training   Gisele Mueller-Parker and Richard Boone, DGE Program Directors
2:00 PM   International Engagement   Bonnie Thompson and Nancy Sung, ISE Program Directors
2:30 PM   RII Track-3   Jeanne Small and Uma Venkateswaran, EPSCoR Program Directors
3:00 PM   Update on the 23rd National EPSCoR Conference   John Hopkins, TN EPSCoR
3:30 PM   Adjourn    



Education/Outreach Diversity Officers' Meeting