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This page provides the research community with information about upcoming trainings, workshops, webinars and conferences related to research administration. We encourage DAC members to attend all meetings of interests; please inform the Office of Sponsored Programs via email at once you register for any of the opportunities listed below.

2024 NSF Virtual Grants Conference

June 3, 2024  to June 5, 2024 

Registration will open on Wednesday, March 6 at 12PM ET.

Join the National Science Foundation for the Spring 2024 NSF Virtual Grants Conference, to be held during the week of June 3, 2024. 

Just like the in-person grants conferences, the NSF Virtual Grants Conference is a must, especially for new faculty, researchers and administrators.

Highlights include:

  • New programs and initiatives
  • Proposal preparation  
  • NSF’s merit review process 
  • NSF directorate sessions  
  • Award management topics 
  • Conflict of interest policies 
  • NSF systems updates  

The NSF Grants Conference is designed to give new faculty, researchers, and administrators key insights into a wide range of current issues at NSF. NSF staff will provide up-to-date information about policies and procedures, specific funding opportunities and answer attendee questions. 

If you need additonal information about the content of the conference contact


The Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP) Meetings 2023

For information and schedules, visit FDP's website


NCURA Meetings 2023

NCURA offers three national meeting each year! 

  • Financial Research Administration Conference
Financial Research Administration (FRA)

Locations and Dates: 

2024: Location/Dates TBD 

March 17 & 18, 2025: San Diego, CA

The community of those engaged in the financial administration for research was brought together in 2000 for a special topic conference on post-award issues. This community has come together each year since then for their own conference which has grown from 300 participants in the year 2000 to over 1,100 in 2013. This conference travels to a new location each year and is held between February and late March. NCURA members enjoy a discounted registration fee, and the conference is open to all members of the research administration community.

Pre-Award Research Administration (PRA)

Locations & Dates:

2024: Location/Dates TBD

March 20 & 21, 2025: San Diego, CA

In 2006, the NCURA Board of Directors unanimously agreed to offer a Pre-Award Research Administration (PRA) Conference. The vision for this conference is to create an annual PRA Conference complimenting the existing FRA (Financial Research Administration) annual conference. This conference of over 500 participants travels to a new location each year and is held back to back with the FRA conference noted above. NCURA members enjoy a discounted registration fee, and the conference is open to all members of the research administration community.

Annual Meeting


August 6-9, 2023 - Registration open will open April 2023! 

To maximize the opportunity for federal participation, the annual meeting is held in Washington, DC 

Attending the annual meeting gives members the opportunity to participate in sessions over a full range of topics to support their need for information in a variety of areas. In addition to the education and networking opportunities the annual meeting of the membership provides, sponsor and exhibitor partners will be available to share information on the products and services to support institutions.


SRA International Events

Annual Meeting 


The 2023 SRAI Annual Meeting will take place in person in Seattle, WA October 14 – October 18, 2023 from 8AM to 5PM ET each day.

Registrants must be a Full Member to attend the 2023 SRAI Annual Meeting . To receive the full meeting registration rate, you need to be an active full member during the conference. Non-member Rate includes the full meeting registration and one year of SRAI Full Membership.

Not currently a full member of SRAI? Learn more about SRAI membership benefits here!

Pre-registration closes September 27.

Register Today!   More information about the Annual Meeting

May 21–24, 2023 

Loews Philadelphia Hotel, Philadelphia, PA.

For more information, visit the MAGI website