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This standard operating procedure (SOP) includes the following sections: Purpose, Procedure, Contacts, and Links.
To support scientific meetings, conferences, and workshops in areas related to NIAID's mission.
NIAID funds conferences through budget set-asides allocated to each scientific division. We give priority to the following submissions:
Conference grant applications must be submitted electronically. Use either downloadable forms (be sure to use the latest application forms) or NIH's Application Submission System and Interface for Submission Tracking (ASSIST). See NIH Support for Conferences and Scientific Meetings (Parent R13/U13) for details.
All conference material (promotional materials, agenda, publications and Internet sites) related to this project must include an acknowledgement of NIH grant support and a disclaimer stating the following:
Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by (insert grant number) from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
GMP staff can see GMP's Conference Grants SOP for more responsibilities.
Office of Research Training and Special Programs
Grants Management Program
Division Conference Grant Coordinators
DAIDS—Opendra Sharma and Martin Gutierrez
DMID—Barbara Mulach and Patricia Strickler-Dinglasan
Other NIH Institutes and Centers
NIH Support for Conferences and Scientific Meetings, Contacts and Special Interests
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NIAID Funding Policy and Process SOP
NIAID's Application portal
NIH Support for Conferences and Scientific Meetings
NIH Policy on Promoting Efficient Spending: Use of Appropriated Funds for Conferences and Meeting Space, Food, Promotional Items, and Printing and Publications (PDF)
Release of Funds for Solicited, Opportunity Pool, and Career Awards SOP
Last Updated November 06, 2015
Last Reviewed March 02, 2015