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Professional Development
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Region II's Professional Development Workshops are an outstanding new resource serving the specific needs of our research and sponsored programs professions.

Region II’s workshops:

  • provide detailed information that participants will be able to use immediately

  • focus on current general and specific topics in research and sponsored projects administration

  • are presented by recognized leaders in research and sponsored projects administration from Region II

  • foster local networks of colleagues

  • are cost-effective, one-day events offered in locations where participants will not require overnight travel

Hosting entails local scheduling and coordination, assistance with registration, pre-event photocopying, and parking arrangements. The workshop requires a conference room accommodating up to 75 participants at round tables, projectors, and internet access and ample space for the presenters to interact with the audience. Lunch is included, available either nearby or in the presentation room. For more information, contact PDC Chair Charles Bartunek at bartunekc@chop.edu.

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Click on the links below to learn more about the workshops that R2 offers!

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Upcoming Workshops

Attend An NCURA Region II Workshop

Join us at the University of Maryland, College Park

 

All-day PDC Workshop

Building Blocks for Research Administration

2023:  September 27, 2023

This workshop will provide knowledge, strategies, and tools to effectively manage sponsored projects through the discussion of the federal regulations upon which institutional compliance is based; the administrative concepts of proposal submission; costing issues; the concept of effort; post award management; project closeout; compliance; and audits.

 

(Workshop Faculty: Erin Bailey, University at Buffalo; Rebecca Hunsaker, University of Maryland, College Park)

 

The workshop is open to Members and Non-Members alike at a cost of $200, which includes continental breakfast, lunch, and workshop materials. 

 

To register, please sign up through our Google registration form. Please note that space is limited.

 

If you have any questions, please contact Charles Bartunek at bartunekc@chop.edu.

Past Workshops

Pittsburgh for Four PDC Workshops

2023:  August 24 & 25 and September 14 & 15

 

 

UPDATE:

the NCURA Region II Workshops entitled “Building Blocks for Research Administration” and “Building a Budget” at the University of Pittsburgh have been rescheduled to the following dates:

 

Thursday, September 14, 2023: “Building Blocks for Research Administration

Friday, September 15, 2023: “Building a Budget

 

Those who have already registered for one or both of the Workshops will have their registrations automatically carry over to the new date(s). 

 

Existing registrants may instead apply their registration fees to one or both of the workshops being offered at the University of Pittsburgh next month (“Contracts: Common Issues and Best Practices for All Sponsor Types” on August 24th, “Intellectual Property Management” on August 25th).  Alternatively, registrants may request a refund via email to treasurer@ncuraregion2.org

 

We apologize for the rescheduling and appreciate your patience as we identified alternate dates, and look forward to seeing you in Pittsburgh!

NCURA Region II Workshop in Queens, NY in June!

 

Building Blocks for Research Administration

Friday, June 2, 2023

9:30a-3:30p

Vaughn College of Aeronautics & Technology

86-01 23rd Avenue, Flushing, NY 11369

 

Cost: $150.00

(includes continental breakfast, lunch, and workshop materials)

 

This full-day workshop will provide knowledge, strategies and tools to effectively manage sponsored projects. We will discuss the federal regulations upon which institutional compliance is based; the administrative concepts of proposal submission; costing issues; the concept of effort; post award management; project closeout; compliance and audits.

For the full description, please see above.

 

Prerequisites: Basic understanding of the management of sponsored projects.

 

Workshop Faculty

Erin Bailey, Clinical and Translational Science Institute, University at Buffalo

Mary Louise Healy, Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, Johns Hopkins University

 

Limited seating.

 

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