2014 GRC Funding Competitiveness Conference

Monday, August 18, 2014 to Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Washington, DC

Hosted by the AASCU Grants Resource Center
This exclusive event in the nation’s capital provides a forum for research and sponsored programs officers, senior administrators and faculty to connect with funders, area experts and colleagues from across the country.

About the Conference

Build your institution’s competitiveness for grant and contract support during three days of programming:

Targeted Sessions
Gain insight from federal program and policy leaders, and receive details on upcoming competitions from various federal agencies and private

Structured Networking Events
Learn, share and initiate partnerships during breakout sessions, member-led workshops and receptions.

Private Consultations with Program Officers
Schedule individual appointments to talk with the experts who administer competitions, monitor review panels and make agency funding recommendations.

What Attendees Say about the GRC Funding Competitiveness Conference

“Best conference I’ve attended in a long time”
“Learned A LOT of new resources”
“Very impressed with GRC’s initiative and creativity”

Fees top

GRC Members pay $700 through August 1 ($825 thereafter)
Non-Members pay $915 through August 1 ($1,125 thereafter)

Registration Information top

There are TWO options to register:

Register online
NOTE: Please click this LOGIN HELP if you have trouble using the online registration form.

Register via the downloadable registration form, to be mailed or faxed to Allyson Lords at (202) 296-5819
Download Registration Form (PDF)

Accommodations top

Hotel Sofitel, Lafayette Square
806 15th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 730-8800

Request the AASCU/GRC conference rate of $219 per night plus tax.
Rate guaranteed through August 1.

Contact Allyson Lords, office operations manager, for additional information at lordsa@aascu.org or (202) 478-7835.

Cancellation & Refund Policytop

If you must cancel your registration, please do so by 5 p.m., ET on Monday, August 11. A $250 fee will be applied to all cancellations thereafter.