2018 NSF Division of Chemistry Early Career Investigator Workshop Schedule

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Sunday, March 25 2018

6:00 pm Informal “happy hour” reception at Embassy Suites (Atrium area)
Food and beverages available for purchase

Monday, March 26 2018

All activities in Virginia Ballroom unless otherwise noted

8:00-8:30 am Registration (outside Virginia Ballroom)
8:30-8:40 am Icebreaker activity
8:40-9:00 am Welcome from workshop organizers and introduction of NSF staff
9:00-10:00 am NSF 101: Finding a program, talking to your PO, and submitting a proposal
10:00-10:45 am Keynote Presentation (Squire Booker, Penn State University)
10:45-11:00 am Break
11:00-12:00 pm Group Activity #1: Crafting a Project Summary
(begin in Ballroom, groups meet in Ballroom and Mason Rooms A&B)
12:00-12:15 pm Report on Group Activity #1
12:15-1:45 pm Working Lunch: Elevator Speeches and Communicating with the Public
1:45-2:45 pm Presentations by CAREER-Funded Faculty
Paul Ha-Yeon Chong, Oregon State University
Dipannita Kalyani, St. Olaf College
John Matson, Virginia Tech
2:45-3:15 pm Panel Discussion: Integration of Teaching and Research and the Broader Impacts Challenge
3:15-3:30pm Introduction to Broader Impacts Activity
3:30-3:45 pm Break
3:45-4:30 pm Group Activity #2: The Educational Component of a CAREER Proposal
(groups meet in Ballroom and Mason Rooms A&B)
4:30-4:45 pm Reports from Group Activity #2
4:45-5:05 pm Declination and Revision
5:10-5:50 pm Panel: Issues Specific to Faculty from Primarily Undergraduate Institutions (PUIs)
Matt Whited, Carleton College
Dipannita Kalyani, St. Olaf College
Michelle Bushey, NSF
6:30 pm Optional Dinner with Program Officers (sign up in advance or on site)


Tuesday, March 27 2018

8:10-8:30 am Review Panel Basics
8:30-9:45 am Group Activity #3: Mock Review Panel
(groups meet in Ballroom and Mason Rooms A&B)
9:45-10:15 am Group Picture and Break
10:15-11:10 am Panel: Funding Outside NSF-CHE
(POs from DMR, CBET, MCB in NSF as well NIH, DOE, AFOSR, and ARO)
11:10-12:00pm Forums with Program Officers
(each PO will host a 25-minute roundtable in one of the meeting rooms)
12:00-12:15pm Closing Comments and Evaluations
12:15-1:15 pm Working Lunch: Themed Table Discussions
1:30-5:00 pm One-on-one Meetings with POs (sign up Monday PM or Tuesday AM)