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NIAID/NIH Grants and Contracts Policy and
Management Training, London, United Kingdom
July 14-16, 2014
*Draft Agenda – Subject to change*

 Agenda

 

Monday, July 14, 2014
8:00 – 8:45
**Registration**
8:50 – 9:00
 
Welcome
TBA, Office of Research Training and Special Programs, DEA, NIAID
9:00 -  9:20
The NIAID and Global Research Partnerships (Broad Overview)
TBA, Division of Extramural Activities, NIAID
9:20 – 9:45
 
Training Overview and General Roles – GMP, PO, and ORTSP
TBA, Office of Research Training and Special Programs, DEA, NIAID
9:45-10:45
Funding Opportunities and Resources
TBA, Office of Research Training and Special Programs, DEA, NIAID
10:45 – 11:00
 
**Break**
 
11:00 – 12:00
What Does the Notice of Award (NoA) Contain
TBA, Grants Management Program, DEA, NIAID
12:00 – 1:00
*** Lunch on your own***
1:00 – 2:00
 
Cost Issues: Allowable and Unallowable Costs at Foreign Sites
TBA, Grants Management Program, DEA, NIAID
2:00 – 2:30
eRA Commons and Grants.gov: Overview
TBA, Grants Management Program, DEA, NIAID
2:30 – 2:45
Move to Mini-Workshops
2:45 - 5:00
 
**Take Breaks as needed**
 
 
Concurrent Sessions
Mini-Workshop (Session 1):  General Q&A; eRA Commons and NIH Foreign Grant Transfer to Payment Management System
TBA, Grants Management Program, DEA, NIAID
Mini-Workshop (Session 2):  Cost Issues: Allowable and Unallowable Costs at Foreign Sites
TBA, Grants Management Program, DEA, NIAID
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
8:45 – 9:00
Pick up Handouts for Day 2
9:00 – 9:30
Subcontracts Under Grants:  NIH Expectations
TBA, Grants Management Program, DEA, NIAID
9:30 – 10:00
Challenges in Managing NIH Awards
TBA, Grant Administrator (Speaker)
10:00-10:30
Challenges of Conducting Research While Complying with U.S. Grant Funding Requirements
TBA, Principal Investigator (Speaker)
10:30 – 10:45
**Break**
10:45 – 11:15
NIAID Program Officers Interactions with Grantees
TBA, Division of Extramural Activities, NIAID
11:15 – 12:30
How to Prepare and Submit a Federal Financial Report (FFR)
TBA, Grants Management Program, DEA, NIAID
12:30 – 2:00
*** Lunch on your own ***
2:00 – 2:30
Overview and Purpose of the Progress Report
TBA, Grants Management Program, DEA, NIAID
2:30 – 3:00
What Actions or Expenses on a Grant Require Prior Approval
TBA, Grants Management Program, DEA, NIAID
3:00-3:30
What Can Delay the Disbursement of Grant Funds
TBA, Grants Management Program, DEA, NIAID
3:30 – 3:45
Move to Mini-Workshops
3:45 – 5:00
 
**Take Breaks as needed**
 
 
Concurrent Sessions
Mini-Workshop (Session 3): Federal Financial Report (FFR) – Hands on Activity – Complete a FFR form
TBA, Grants Management Program, DEA, NIAID
Mini-Workshop (Session 4): Elements of a Sufficient Subcontract Agreement
TBA, Grants Management Program, DEA, NIAID
After 5:00
* Optional Activity – at your own expense
 
Attend a Local Event with Fellow Attendees and NIAID
 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
8:45 – 9:00
 
Pick up Handouts for Day 3
9:00 – 9:45
 
 
Selected Grants Compliance Requirements
TBA, Grants Management Program, DEA, NIAID
9:45 – 10:30
 
 
Managing NIH Grants and Contracts:  Financial Systems Review and Case Studies
TBA, The Mitchell Group, Inc. (TMG)
 
10:30 – 10:45
**Break**
10:45 – 11:15
 
 
OMB A133 Audit Versus the “Yellow Book” Audit
TBA, The Mitchell Group, Inc. (TMG)
 
11:15 – 12:00
Select Agents Policy Highlights
TBA, Ph.D., MPH, Office of Research Training and Special Programs, DEA, NIAID
12:00 – 1:00
*** Lunch on your own***
 
Interactive Sessions
1:00 – 3:00
 
**Take Breaks as needed**
 
 
Concurrent Sessions
Practical Grants Management Exercises:
Part 1: Cases provided by NIAID GMP staff
NIAID Program – Research Progress: Program Officers Expectations
TBA, Division of Extramural Activities, DEA, NIAID
3:00 – 3:30
Wrap-up and Closing Remarks
 
  
* No Federal Funds may be used for provision of facilitation of food. Workshop attendees and/or presenters are responsible for obtaining meals/light refreshments on their own and at their own cost.
 
Raushanah Newman
DHHS/NIH/NIAID/DEA/ORTSP
6700B Rockledge Drive, Room 2148B
Bethesda, MD 20892-7610 (express 20817)
Office Phone: (301) 451-2691
Email:
newmanrau@niaid.nih.gov

Last Updated May 29, 2013

Last Reviewed May 29, 2013