NORDP Annual Research Development Conference

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Schedule

Monday, May 19, 2014

9:00am – 6:00pm Registration Open Oregon Ballroom Lobby
10:00am – 3:00pm Preconference Workshops
5:30pm – 6:15pm Welcome Reception Oregon Ballroom Salons E&F
6:15pm – 7:30pm Opening Keynote: NIH Support of Biomedical Research, Sally Rockey, Deputy Director for Extramural Research, National Institutes of Health Oregon Ballroom Salons E&F

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

7:30am – 7:00pm Registration Open Oregon Ballroom Lobby
7:30am – 8:30am Continental Breakfast Oregon Ballroom Salons E&F
8:30am – 8:45am Opening Remarks: Alicia Knoedler, Assoc. VP for Research, Univ. of Oklahoma Oregon Ballroom Salons E&F
8:45am – 9:30am Keynote: "Transformation of the Academic Research Enterprise: Roles and Pathways for Research Development Professionals"
Kelvin Droegemeier, VP for Research, Univ. of Oklahoma
Oregon Ballroom Salons E&F
9:30am – 10:30am General Session - The 21st Century Challenge: Intercultural Communication in Research Development
Presenters:
  • Marjorie Piechowski, Director Emerita of Research Support College of Engineering & Applied Science University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Paul Tuttle, Managing Grants Consultant, Hanover Research
  • Michael Preuss, Grants Consultant, Hanover Research
Oregon Ballroom Salons E&F
10:40am – 11:40am Group Sessions
11:50am – 12:50pm Lunch: Introduction of Board Members, New Board Members, Thank-Yous, Awards; special appearance: Cristin Dorgelo, Assistant Director for Grand Challenges, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President Oregon Ballroom Salons E&F
1:00pm – 2:00pm Special Group Presentation, Roundtable Discussions & Sponsor Demonstrations
  • Special Group Presentation – Grant Writing is Rewriting: Functioning as Editor and Writing Coach – Open Session, Salons B&C
    Presenters: Robert Porter, Director of Research Development, University of Tennessee
  • Roundtable Discussion – Developing a Business Plan, Douglas Fir
    Presenters: Tina Edgerly Campbell, Principal, Campbell Consulting Group and Former Director, Research Enhancement, The George Washington University
  • Roundtable Discussion – The Past and Future of NORDP and How You Can Get Involved, Meadowlark
    Presenters: Peggy Sundermeyer, NORDP Treasurer
  • Roundtable Discussion – Starting a New Research Development Office , Pearl
    Presenters: Majorie Piechowkski, NORDP Board Member
  • Roundtable Discussion – Recruiting and Maintaining Faculty “Volunteers”, Laurelhurst
    Presenters:
    • Gretchen Kiser, Director, Research Development Office, University of California, San Francisco
    • Emanuela Volpe, Manager, Resource Allocation Program, University of California, San Francisco
  • Roundtable Discussion – Critiquing Proposals When You're Not a Writing or Subject Matter Specialist, Mt. Hood
    Presenters: Paul Tuttle, Managing Grants Consultant, Hanover Research
  • Active vs Passive Verbs (Farzaneh Masoud, Research Coordinator, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  • Roundtable Discussion – Project Ideas: Helping Faculty Differentiate Between the Good and the Fundable, Belmont
    Presenters:
    • Bryan DeBusk, Senior Grants Consultant, Hanover Research
    • Michael Preuss, Grants Consultant, Hanover Research
  • Roundtable Discussion – Certification for Research Development Professionals, Hawthorne
    Presenters: Pollyanne Frantz, Director, Grants Resources & Services, Office of Research, Appalachian State University
  • Roundtable Discussion – The Benefits of Using an eRA Tool to Drive Improvement to a PUI, Salem
    Presenters: Traci Merrill, Associate Director, University of San Diego
  • Roundtable Discussion – Intramural Funding Strategies, Medford
    Presenters:
    • Freda Giblin, Director of Inter-Institutional Initiatives, Wayne State University
    • Sarah James, Research Support Liaison, Division of Research, Wayne State University
  • Roundtable Discussion – Building Broader Impacts Infrastructure, Columbia
    Presenters:
    • Kemi Jona, Director, Office of STEM Education Partnerships, Northwestern University
    • Susan Carter, Director, Research Development Services, University of California Merced
    • Holly J. Falk-Krzesinski, Vice President, Global Academic & Research Relations, Elsevier (Moderator)
2:10pm – 3:10pm Group Sessions
  • Driving Change by Creating a Shared Vision, Salon I
    Presenters:
    • Michelle Popowitz, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research & Executive Director of UCLA Grand Challenges, University of California, Los Angeles
    • Stacy Esposito, Director, Research Advancement, IRA A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, Arizona State University
    • Amy Hawkins, UCLA Grand Challenges Student & Public Relations Officer, University of California, Los Angeles
    • Cristin Dorgelo, Assistant Director for Grand Challenges, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President
  • International Research Collaboration, Faculty Development Programs, and Role of International Offices, Salons G&H
    Presenters:
    • Jane Payumo, Faculty Research Development Specialist and Research Associate, Washington State University
    • Erin-Kae Rice, Research Administrator, Washington State University
  • A Broken LSO Process: A Case Study, Salon A
    Presenters:
    • Elizabeth Langdon-Gray, Assistant Vice Provost for Research Development and Planning, Office of the Vice Provost for Research, Harvard University
    • Amanda Spickard, Director of Research Strategy and Development, School of Public Health, Harvard University
    • Erin Cromack, Research Development Officer, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Research Administration Services, Harvard University
  • Research Development for Pre-Tenure Faculty: Strategies to Jumpstart Funding Success, Salon B&C
    Presenters:
    • Nathan Meier, Director of Research Strategy, Office of Research and Economic Development, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
    • Tisha Mullen, Director, Office of Proposal Development, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
    • Christine Black, Assistant Director, University of Michigan Medical School Office of Research
  • What We Can Learn from 10 Examples of Inept, Inappropriate, Inadequate, and/or Inefficient Research Administration Practices, Salon D
    Presenters:
    • Bryan DeBusk, Senior Grants Consultant, Hanover Research
    • Paul Tuttle, Managing Grants Consultant, Hanover Research
3:10pm – 4:00pm Break and Sponsor Demonstrations
4:00pm – 5:00pm Group Sessions
5:00pm – 6:30pm Idea Showcases, Light Reception & Sponsor Demonstrations
  • Navigating into the void? How to chart a successful course towards DoD funding
    Presenters:
    • Rachael Voas, Administrative Specialist, Iowa State University
    • Julienne Krennrich, Assistant Director of Research Initiatives, Iowa State University
  • Rethinking Training: A Low-Cost and Highly Effective Collaborative Model
    Presenters: Sarah Marina, Proposal Development Coordinator, Tufts University
  • Proposal Management: Fact and Fiction
    Presenters:
    • Alexandra Stinchfield, Project Coordinator, Global Engagement, Arizona State University
    • Haley Tabor, Opportunity Analyst, Global Engagement, Arizona State University
    • Gina Kuypers, Project Coordinator, Global Engagement, Arizona State University (Tentative)
  • Developing an All-in-One Limited Submission Competition Space
    Presenters: Lacy Fenn, Assistant Director, Research Development, University of North Texas
  • Celebration of Scholarship
    Presenters:
    • Kenneth Newbold, Director of Research and Innovation, James Madison University
    • Benjamin Delp, Associate Director for Research Development, James Madison University
  • Strategic Proposal Development: A Research Administration Perspective
    Presenters: Jessica Robins, Research Advancement Administrator, Arizona State University
  • Using Graduate Writing Centers to Magnify Success in NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Applications
    Presenters: Alan Paul, President, Giant Angstrom Partners, LLC
  • Which comes first: the job or the experience? Case study in learning through interning
    Presenters:
    • Sarah Koerber, Proposal Development Specialist, Office of Research and Economic Development, University of Idaho
    • Denise Mazurik, Research Proposal Writer, College of Engineering, University of Idaho
  • Barriers and Facilitators of Broader Impacts
    Presenters: Dianne Nagy, Grants Coordinator, College of Engineering, South Dakota State University
  • Go Faster by Not Reinventing the Wheel: Capitalizing on Shared Resources for Large, Strategic Proposals
    Presenters: Faye Farmer, Associate Director, Research Development, Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development, Arizona State University
  • Little Things Mean a Lot: Letters of Intent, White Papers, Preproposals, Requests for Information, and Abstracts
    Presenters: Marjorie Piechowski, Director Emerita of Research Support College of Engineering & Applied Science University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Strategies for Sustainability: Maintaining Research Development Excellence and Impact
    Presenters: M. Dawn McArthur, Research & Technology Development Office, Child & Family Research Institute, University of British Columbia/BC Children's Hospital
  • Content + Strategy: Building a Research Web Site
    Presenters: Ellen Freeman, Assistant Director, Office of Research & Policy, College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota<
  • Timing is Everything: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly in Project Management and Coordination for Complex Grant Mechanisms
    Presenters:
    • Julia Rudolph, Proposal Development Manager, Office of Research & Project Administration, Grants/Contracts, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    • Vaso C. Bitas, Proposal Development Manager, Office of Research & Project Administration, Grants/Contracts, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    • David Widmer, Manager, Scientific Development
  • Faculty Enrichment Programs
    Presenters: Stacy Esposito, Director, Research Advancement, IRA A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, Arizona State University
  • Taking the Long View: Opportunities on or Beyond the Horizon
    Presenters: Allison Shannon, Grant Proposal Writer, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University
  • The Development and Progress of the Scaled Wind Farm Technology (SWiFT) Facility: A Multidisciplinary, Multi-institutional Research Project
    Presenters:
    • Anna Thomas Young, Associate Managing Director, National Wind Institute, Texas Tech University
    • Kayla Tindle, Senior Proposal Development Administrator, Office of the Vice President for Research, Texas Tech University
  • Intensive Proposal Development Workshops: A Model for Near-Peer Faculty Mentoring and Inter-institutional Cooperation
    Presenters: Claudia Scholz, Coordinator of Research Programs, Academic Affairs, Trinity University
  • A Starting Point: Six Questions to Launch a Successful Grant Proposal
    Presenters: Robert Porter, Director of Research Development, University of Tennessee
  • Transitioning from Research to Research Development (R2RD)
    Presenters:
    • Debra Weinstein, Assistant Director, Research Coordination and Planning, Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology Research, University of Maryland
    • Amy Davis, Office of the Vice President for Research, Post-Award Administration and Accounting, Strategic Interdisciplinary Research Office, Penn State University
  • Maximizing Efficiency: A Case Study in How to Avoid Saying 'No' in a Resource-Limited Office
    Presenters: Amy Gantt, Director Of the Office of Proposal Development, Office of the Vice Provost, Tufts University
  • ITHS E-Portal: An Online Learning Repository for Translational Health Sciences
    Presenters: Sensen Li, Curriculum Manager, Institute of Translational Health Sciences, University of Washington
Oregon Ballroom Salons E&F and Lobby
6:45pm No-Host Networking Dinners

Join other conference attendees for dinner at some great local establishments in the Portland area. Some dinners will also feature an informal discussion around a research development topic of interest. Each dinner guest pays their own way and groups are limited to a total of eight guests. Get more details and sign up at the registration desk.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

9:00am – 6:00pm Registration Open Oregon Ballroom Lobby
7:30am – 8:30am Continental Breakfast Oregon Ballroom Salons E&F
8:30am – 9:30am General Session - Drawing on Research Development to Define Future Research Leaders
Presenters:
  • Alicia Knoedler, Associate VP for Research, Office of the Vice President for Research, University of Oklahoma
  • Kevin Droegemeier, Vice President for Research, Regents' Professor of Meteorology, Weathernews Chair Emeritus in Applied Meteorology, Roger & Sherry Teigen Presidential Professor, University of Oklahoma
Oregon Ballroom Salons E&F
9:40am – 10:40am Group Sessions
  • Integrating Research Development, Sponsored Programs, and Faculty Teams on Large Proposals, Salon B&C
    Presenters:
    • Erin Bank, Research Development Specialist, Research Development Office, University Of California, San Francisco
    • Jennifer Webster, Sponsored Programs Administrator, Office of Research & Engagement, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
    • Charlie Senn, Director, Research Development Team, Office of Research and Engagement, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
    • Sharon Pound, Manager, Strategic Research Initiatives, Research Development Team, Office of Research & Engagement, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
    • Faye Farmer, Associate Director, Research Development, Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development, Arizona State University
  • Funding Opportunities in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences: Strategies for Supporting and Promoting a Grant Seeking Culture, Salon I
    Presenters:
    • Susan Gomes, Director of Research Development and Strategy, Harvard University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences
    • Barbara L. E. Walker, Director of Research Development for the Social Sciences, Humanities, and Fine Arts University of California at Santa Barbara
    • Caitlin McDermott-Murphy, Research Development Coordinator, Harvard University
  • Good Core, Bad Core, Salon A
    Presenters:
    • Peg Atkisson, Associate Member, Grant Writers Seminars And Workshops
    • John Carfora, Associate Provost for Research Advancement and Compliance, Loyola Marymount University
    • Holly J. Falk-Krzesinski, Vice President, Global Academic & Research Relations, Elsevier
    • Rita Teutonico
  • Leadership in Academic Proposal Teams, Salon D
    Presenters: J. Quyen Wickham, Interdisciplinary Research Program Consultant, Center for Research Program Development and Enrichment, University of Oklahoma
  • Institutional Grant Capacity and Preparedness, Mt. Hood
    Presenters:
    • Paul Tuttle, Managing Grants Consultant, Hanover Research
    • Michael Preuss, Grants Consultant, Hanover Research
10:50am – 11:50am Open Session, Special Group Presentation, Roundtable Discussions & Sponsor Demonstrations
  • Open Session – NORDP Presidents’ Chat, Salon G&H
    Presenters:
    • Alicia Knoedler, NORDP President
    • David Stone, NORDP President-Elect
    • Ann McGuigan, NORDP Immediate Past President
  • Special Group Presentation – Working Across the Institution: Strategies for Success in a Decentralized Environment , Salon I
    Presenters:
    • Susan Gomes, Director of Research Development and Strategy, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University
    • Elizabeth Langdon-Gray, Assistant Vice Provost for Research Development and Planning, Office of the Vice Provost for Research, Harvard University
    • Helen Page, Assistant Dean for Research Administration, Office of Sponsored Projects, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University
    • Amanda Spickard, Director of Research Strategy and Development, School of Public Health, Harvard University
  • Roundtable Discussion – ITHS E-Portal: An Online Learning Repository for Translational Health Sciences, Salem
    Presenters: Sensen Li, Curriculum Manager, Institute of Translational Health Sciences, University of Washington
  • Roundtable Discussion – Research Development Office Staff Management Strategies, Belmont
    Presenters: Gretchen Kiser, Director, Research Development Office, University of California, San Francisco
  • Roundtable Discussion – Designing Collaborative Learning Activities for Faculty, Medford
    Presenters: Naomi Nishi, Assistant Director For Educational Outreach, Office of Research Development and Education, University of Colorado
  • Roundtable Discussion – Defining and Supporting Institutional Aspirations via Sponsored Programs: Three Case Studies, Pearl
    Presenters:
    • Bryan DeBusk, Senior Grants Consultant, Hanover Research
    • Paul Tuttle, Managing Grants Consultant, Hanover Research
  • Roundtable Discussion –Fostering Partnerships with University Librarians Enhances Research Development, Hawthorne
    Presenters: Amanda Rinehart, Data Management Services Librarian, Ohio State University
  • Sponsor Demonstrations, Oregon Ballroom Lobby
12:00pm – 1:00pm Keynote: The Federal Demonstration Partnership and Research Development,
David Robinson, Exec. Vice Provost, Oregon Health & Science Univ.
Oregon Ballroom Salons E&F
1:15pm – 2:15pm Group Sessions
  • Using Social Media in Research Development, Salon A
    Presenters: Michael Spires, Senior Proposal Analyst, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Faculty Development Seminar Series, Salon B&C
    Presenters: Tina Edgerly Campbell, Principal, Campbell Consulting Group and Former Director, Research Enhancement, The George Washington University
  • Research Networking and Funding Opportunity Systems: Exploring Best Practices in Implementation and Evaluation, Salon D
    Presenters:
    • Jeff Agnoli, Senior Staff Training & Development Specialist, Office of the Vice President for Research Education, Funding and Research Development, The Ohio State University
    • Holly J. Falk-Krzesinski, Vice President, Global Academic & Research Relations, Elsevier
    • Jannmarie Sutton, Coordinator Of Research Development Education, Research Office, University of Delaware
    • Leigh Botner, Research Development Director, University of Delaware
  • Identifying Research Development Metrics: A Case Study, Salons G&H
    Presenters: Michael Preuss, Grants Consultant, Hanover Research
  • Crowdfunding: Developing Models and Approaches for Administering Projects Funded by “The Crowd,” Salon I
    Presenters:
    • Patience Graybill-Condellone, Pre-award Administrator, Southern Illinois University (Moderator)
    • Natasha Chopp, Research Development & Marketing Manager, Michigan Technological University, VP for Research
    • Susan O. Gomes, Director of Research Development and Strategy, Harvard University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences
    • Barbara L. E. Walker, Director of Research Development for the Social Sciences, Humanities, and Fine Arts University of California at Santa Barbara
    • Jerry B. Weinberg, Associate Provost for Research and Dean of the Graduate School, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
2:15pm – 3:15pm NORDP Committee Meetings
  • Enhancing Collaborations, Salon A
    Presenters:
    • David Stone, NORDP Vice President and President-Elect, Associate Vice President, Division of Research and Innovation Partnerships, Northern Illinois University
    • Fruma Yehiely, Director, Office of Research Development, Northwestern University
  • Member Services, Columbia
    Presenters:
    • Jeffrey M. Anderson, Associate Vice President for Research, Florida Atlantic University
    • Peggy Sundermeyer, Executive Director, Research Advancement, University of Minnesota
  • Effective Practices and Professional Development, Salons G&H
    Presenters:
    • Jaine Place, Director of Research Proposal Development, North Carolina State University
    • Leigh Botner, Research Development Director, University of Delaware
  • External Engagement, Pearl
    Presenters:
    • Jeff Anderson, Associate Vice President for Research, Florida Atlantic University
    • Jacob Levin, Assistant Vice Chancellor, Research Development, University of California, Irvine
    • Casandra Rauser, Director of Research Development, University of California, Irvine
  • NORDP 2015 Conference, Salem
    Presenters:
    • Susan Carter, Director, Research Development Services, University of California Merced
    • Anne Geronimo, Director for Research Development, Division of Research, University of Maryland
3:30pm – 4:30pm NORDP Business Meeting: David Stone, NORDP President-Elect, Northern Illinois Univ. Oregon Ballroom Salon I