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Building Bridges of Knowledge: The Professional Research Administrator
Pittsburgh, PA

Saturday, October 18, 2003 to Wednesday, October 22, 2003

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Conference Address:
David L. Lawrence Convention Center
1001 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222


The annual meeting of the Society of Research Administrators International will provide 40 workshops and 100 concurrent sessions on the management of sponsored research. Of interest to the small business community is the NEW "SMALL BUSINESS TRACK" with 11 sessions and 2 workshops which have been specially organized to provide information to small business officials on the management of federal funds, in particular SBIR/STTR funds.

Workshops are: (1) Human Resources Trends & Issues; (2) Accounting Systems, Auditing and Indirect Cost Calculaton for Small Businesses. Sessions include: (1) Introduction to Research Administration for Small Businesses; (2) Electronic Research Administration; (3) Keystone Innovations Zones; (4) Accounting for Research Under Federal Contracts' (5) Protecting Data & Copyrights Developed Under Federal Contracts; (6) Getting Beyond Phase II; (7) Post-Award Administration; (8) NIH Peer Review of SBIR Grants; (9) Federal R&D Dollars for Small Businesses; (10) Governor's Stimulus Package; (11) Government Support for Research & Innovation in Small Businesses: What Does It All Mean?

Don't miss this informative new opportunity to learn how to properly manage research funds and how to submit for additional federal funding.

Who Should Attend:
High-tech, small business officials and state office representatives assisting small businesses who are interested in learning the management of research funds, learning about new federal funding opportunities, and networking with 1,000+ experts/potential partners from colleges & universities, hospitals, corporations and non- profits.

Contact Information:
Name:    Courtney  Tharpe