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Save the Date! NORDP 2017 Conference

The 9th Annual NORDP Research Development Conference will be held at the Omni Interlocken Hotel in Denver, May 8-10, 2017. More details will follow in the coming months.

NORDP 2016 Annual Research Development Conference

8th Annual NORDP Research Development Conference
May 23-25, 2016 • Orlando, FL

The 8th Annual NORDP Research Development Conference will be held May 23-25, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando, Florida, just one mile from Walt Disney World Resort. To take advantage of our special discounted conference rate, book your room now using our NORDP hotel reservations website (select “Attendee” from the dropdown menu).

The conference is a three-day event focused on understanding key trends in research funding, networking with colleagues, and discussing the programs, tools and skills that research development (RD) professionals bring to help organizations attract extramural research funding, increase institutional competitiveness, create research relationships, and foster innovation.

Prominent keynote speakers, as well as federal and private funding agencies representatives, will inform and inspire attendees. In addition, there will be a strong cadre of presenter-initiated sessions covering such topics as facilitating team science, proposal development, systems and tools for tracking research productivity, building research development infrastructure, research development in an undergraduate setting, and more. This year we’re also inaugurating RD Pillar presentations covering RD Fundamentals and Leadership Development in Research Development.

Who should attend:

  • Research development professionals
  • Research administrators
  • Corporate and foundation relations professionals
  • University advancement officials


2016 NORDP Conference Registration Fee Schedule
Registration Type Early Bird Regular Late/Onsite
How You'll Register Online at Onsite Only
Registration Dates 1/13/16 - 3/7/16 3/01/16 - 5/14/16 5/15/16 - conference start
Member/Sponsor $470 $500 $670
Non-Member $620 $640 $670
Preconference Workshop (5/23, morning) $160 $160 $160
Special Interactive Session (5/23, afternoon) $50 $50 $50

Travel Scholarships Available for NORDP Members! Application submission is now closed

As in previous years, we are offering Conference travel scholarships to active NORDP members in good standing. NORDP Members may apply for a partial scholarship to support their attendance at the conference. Please click here to apply.

Call for Abstracts

Abstract submission is now closed

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Conference Contact

Gretchen Kiser, Ph.D.
Director, Research Development Office
University Of California San Francisco
(415) 502-1665

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