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National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), NIH
 
Grants Policy and Management Training
 
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
 
June 23- 25, 2014
 *Agenda is subject to change*
 


Monday, June 23, 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, June 24, 2013

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 Adminstrator

10:00-10:30

Challenges of Conducting Research While Complying with U.S. Grant Funding Requirements

TBA, Investigator

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, June 25, 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, 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

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* 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 July 25, 2013

Last Reviewed July 25, 2013