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Professional Development and Training Opportunities

Updated: 4/14/17


Upcoming professional development and training opportunities for certified approvers, departmental research administrators, and grant administrators.

Follow the links to:


Date Session
Certified Approver Cont Ed Credits

Of Interest to Dept

Research Admins

4/19/17-4/21/17 SRA Research Leadership Intensive Training Programs (Philadelphia, PA) TBD *
4/20/17-4/21/17 SRA Spring Intensive Training Programs (Philadelphia, PA)


4/23/17-4/26/17 NCURA Region IV Spring Meeting (Madison, WI) 6 *
4/26/17 SPECTRUM "Award Setup and Initiation" (Click link to register) TBD *
5/3/17-5/5/17 NIH Regional Seminar (New Orleans, LA) TBD *
5/7/17-5/10/17 SRA Southern/Midwest Section Meeting (Nashville, TN) TBD *
5/8/17-5/10/17 9th Annual NORDP Research Development Conference (Denver, CO) TBD *
5/9/17-5/11/17 LES 2017 Spring Meeting (Washington, DC) TBD *
5/10/17-5/12/17 FDP - Federal Demonstration Project (Washington, DC) N/A  
5/16/17 Grants Management Users' Network (GMUN) Spring General Meeting (McNamara Johnson Room) TBD *
5/22/17-5/24/17 NCURA Fundamentals of Sponsored Project Administration Workshop (Baltimore, MD) No *
5/22/17-5/24/17 NCURA Sponsored Project Administration II Workshop (Baltimore, MD) No *
5/22/17-5/24/17 NCURA Financial Research Administration Workshop (Baltimore, MD) 6 *
6/5/17-6/6/17 NSF Grants Conference (Louisville, KY) TBD *
6/22/17-6/23/17 SRA Research Integrity Management Intensive Workshop (Arlington, VA) TBD *
7/17/17-7/21/17 LES University (Chicago, IL) TBD *
7/19/17-7/20/17 SRA Metrics Program in Indianapolis (Indianapolis, IN) TBD *
7/19/17-7/21/17 Basic of Research Administration in Indianapolis (Indianapolis, IN) TBD *
8/6/17-8/9/17 NCURA Annual Meeting (Washington, DC) 6 *
9/6/17-9/8/17 FDP - Federal Demonstration Project (Washington, DC) N/A  
10/14/17-10/18/17 SRA International 2017 Annual Meeting (Vancouver, Canada) TBD *
10/22/17-10/25/17 LES 2017 Annual Meeting (Chicago, IL) TBD *
10/25/17-10/27/17 NIH Regional Seminar (Baltimore, MD) TBD *
1/7/18-1/9/18 FDP - Federal Demonstration Project (Washington, DC) N/A  

Check out NCURA's Tuesdays where each week your colleagues will be sharing tips and information on topics of interest to research administrators on NCURA's YouTube Channel!

NCURA On-Line Tutorials
Clinical Trials
Federal Contracting
Intellectual Property
NIH Training Videos
SPECTRUM Sponsored Projects Course Materials
If you have any questions or if you learn of other opportunities to include on this list, please contact Frances Spalding (612-625-0848), Laura Geno (612-626-7437) or Sarah Waldemar (612-624-8349).
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