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  • Is Remote Working....Working?

    Includes a Live Web Event on 03/11/2021 at 2:00 PM (EST)

    Join this webinar to acknowledge how work is progressing as a research administration community and to discuss new challenges that may appear as we re-enter the workplace.

    (90 minutes) How is remote working really working?  Join this webinar to acknowledge how work is progressing as a research administration community and to discuss new challenges that may appear as we re-enter the workplace. Whether your institution has been completely virtual or had a balance of presence, the paradigm of remote work has brought creative solutions to communications, technology, and work/life balance. 

    Speakers:

    Rochelle Barry, MSW
    Office of Research, Closeout Manager
    Georgia Institute of Technology 

    Kathryn Wrench, MBA
    Associate Director for Research Services, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
    Wayne State University

    Heather Offhaus, MM
    Director, Grant Services & Analysis
    University of Michigan, Medical School

    Handouts will be available 24 hours before the live webinar. 
    Closed Captioning for the live presentation is available at no additional fee. Sign in and click on the "Closed Captioning" link in the handouts tab or in the chat box in the webinar room to access this feature. 

    Member Price: $125.00
    Non-Member Price: $150.00


    Your registration includes one log-in. We are pleased to provide the opportunity for you to register additional sites.  We know many of your team members are working from home right now. NCURA will be offering additional logins for this webinar at no cost for all registered institutions so your full team can participate…together.  

    When you are checking out, click the "Add" button and type in the email address of your colleague that you would like to register. If they already have a profile in the registration system, their name will pop up and you can add them to your registration.  If that person does not already have an NCURA profile, please have them go to the NCURA website to create a profile, then log into this registration site. This initial login is required for the registration site to communicate with NCURA's database. After that, you will be able to add them to your registration. 

    If you add at least one registration with yours, you will be able to change or add more registrations in the future by clicking “My Registrations” in the menu at the top left of the home page, then clicking the “Purchases for Others” button. 

    If you have any questions about this option, please email ncura@commpartners.com.

    Participants will:
    • Gain perspective of other’s experience during conversion from traditional brick and mortar office to full telecommuting. 
    • Perform self-inventory of work/life stressors associated with work from home.  
    • Evaluate effective management/employee communications through observation.  
    • Consider challenges associated with a hybrid workforce as institutions re-open. 

    Rochelle Barry, MSW

    Office of Research, Closeout Manager

    Georgia Institute of Technology

    Kathryn Wrench, MBA

    Associate Director - Research Services, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

    Wayne State University

    Heather Offhaus, MM

    Director, Grant Services & Analysis

    University of Michigan, Medical School

    Participants receive 1.5 hours of continuing education credits = .2 CEU's for each webinar.

    You can access your certificate from the box on the right side of the screen, after filling out the webinar evaluation.

    Watching in a group? Everyone watching the presentation can request a CEU certificate by writing down the verification code at the end of the webinar. Please make a note of the verification code as it will not be available after the webinar.

    The main registrant can access instructions on the Group CEU tab for group participants to receive CEU certificates.

    We recommend testing your browser as soon as possible in case you need to contact your IT department for help.
    • It is recommended that you use a PC or MAC with an updated Internet Browser.
    • Make sure you have pop-ups blockers disabled in your Internet browser settings.
    • Wifi is not recommended. The problem with WiFi is signal strength can vary causing bandwidth to increase or decrease.
    • We recommend a wired connection. A wired connection gives a consistent signal and consistent bandwidth. A wired connection provides a better experience.
    • It's better for organizations with low bandwidth to only have the webinar running on 1 computer in a conference room than having 10 individual people running the session on 10 computers at their desks.
    • Audio (sound) is projected through your computer speakers. Be sure your computer is equipped with speakers so you can hear the presenters.


      For additional recommendations on your computer set up for the webinar, please click here.

    • Data Security in a Remote Environment

      Includes a Live Web Event on 02/22/2021 at 2:00 PM (EST)

      Join us to discuss the common non-technical issues experienced during the pivot from the traditional office environment to working from home.

      (90 minutes) This session will focus on the common non-technical issues experienced during the pivot from the traditional office environment to working from home.

      Topics will include:

      • Working from Home Policy Document
      • Setting up a home office, ergonomics, equipment, requirements for VPN, 2 Factor Authentication,
      • Privacy considerations (e.g., Data on home system, cell phones subject to audit)
      • Freedom of Information Act requests (FOIA) - Keep personal & university data separate
      • Use of Microsoft Teams - Is that environment ok for Sensitive but Unclassified (SBU) information?
      • Remote desktop to Office or applications on home equipment?
      • Resource Availability at home; sharing Broadband/WIFI with family / apartment, etc.

      Speakers:
      Chris Carsten, eRA Systems Officer, Office of Sponsored Programs, Colorado State University
      Stephen Dowdy, Director of Research Systems & Integration, University of Maryland
      Nicole Quartiero, Director, Office of Sponsored Programs, CSU Pueblo
      Jon Peterson, Network Administrator, Colorado State University
      Ron Splittgerber, Director, Research Services, Colorado State University

      Handouts will be available 24 hours before the live webinar. 
      Closed Captioning for the live presentation is available at no additional fee. Sign in and click on the "Closed Captioning" link in the handouts tab or in the chat box in the webinar room to access this feature. 

      Member Price: $125.00
      Non-Member Price: $150.00

      NCURA AFTER THE SHOW FORUM – 3:45 – 4:45 PM EASTERN

      NCURA now offers an additional 60 minute forum for webinar participants to continue the conversation and share information as a part of the webinar registration fee.

      At the end of our 90 minute webinar, we will take a 15 minute break and then participants can rejoin us and break into small groups to discuss and network on the topic. There will also be an opportunity to come back together in the larger group to share information, resources and ideas.

      Sign up for “After the Show” is available for all webinar participants at no additional cost in your cart listed under Additional Info.


      Your registration includes one log-in. We are pleased to provide the opportunity for you to register additional sites.  We know many of your team members are working from home right now. NCURA will be offering additional logins for this webinar at no cost for all registered institutions so your full team can participate…together.  

      When you are checking out, click the "Add" button and type in the email address of your colleague that you would like to register. If they already have a profile in the registration system, their name will pop up and you can add them to your registration.  If that person does not already have an NCURA profile, please have them go to the NCURA website to create a profile, then log into this registration site. This initial login is required for the registration site to communicate with NCURA's database. After that, you will be able to add them to your registration. 

      If you add at least one registration with yours, you will be able to change or add more registrations in the future by clicking “My Registrations” in the menu at the top left of the home page, then clicking the “Purchases for Others” button. 

      If you have any questions about this option, please email ncura@commpartners.com.

      • Setting up a secure home office (WiFi WPA2-PSK(AES), other devices using home network) and using secure connections (VPN, 2 Factor Authentication)
      • Setting up a secure document storage & sharing resource
      • Understanding privacy issues, Freedom of Information Act requests and their impact when using personal computer, cell phone
      • Communication apps and security in a virtual world (Microsoft Teams, Zoom)
      • Understanding remote desktop v. home computer applications (MS Office)
      • Looking ahead to Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) requirements

      Chris Carsten

      eRA Systems Officer, Office of Sponsored Programs

      Colorado State University

      Stephen Dowdy

      Director of Research Systems & Integration

      University of Maryland

      Nicole Quartiero

      Director, Office of Sponsored Programs

      CSU Pueblo

      Jon Peterson

      Network Administrator

      Colorado State University

      Ron Splittgerber

      Director, Research Services

      Colorado State University

      Participants receive 1.5 hours of continuing education credits = .2 CEU's for each webinar.

      You can access your certificate from the box on the right side of the screen, after filling out the webinar evaluation.

      Watching in a group? Everyone watching the presentation can request a CEU certificate by writing down the verification code at the end of the webinar. Please make a note of the verification code as it will not be available after the webinar.

      The main registrant can access instructions on the Group CEU tab for group participants to receive CEU certificates.

      We recommend testing your browser as soon as possible in case you need to contact your IT department for help.
      • It is recommended that you use a PC or MAC with an updated Internet Browser.
      • Make sure you have pop-ups blockers disabled in your Internet browser settings.
      • Wifi is not recommended. The problem with WiFi is signal strength can vary causing bandwidth to increase or decrease.
      • We recommend a wired connection. A wired connection gives a consistent signal and consistent bandwidth. A wired connection provides a better experience.
      • It's better for organizations with low bandwidth to only have the webinar running on 1 computer in a conference room than having 10 individual people running the session on 10 computers at their desks.
      • Audio (sound) is projected through your computer speakers. Be sure your computer is equipped with speakers so you can hear the presenters.


        For additional recommendations on your computer set up for the webinar, please click here.

      • Primer on Business Continuity in Research Administration: Planning, Implementation, Redesign and Resumption

        This publication introduces the concept of business continuity planning (BCP), the importance of and process for developing a BCP, and the implementation of BCPs from the standpoint of different types of research institutions. NOTE: To purchase this downloadable publication click the "Register” button.

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        This publication introduces the concept of business continuity planning (BCP), the importance of and process for developing a BCP, and the implementation of BCPs from the standpoint of different types of research institutions, including Predominantly Undergraduate Institutions (PUIs), mid-size research universities, large-scale research universities, and academic medical centers and research institutes.
        Topics include: 
        • Developing a BCP 
        • Key business processes continuation strategies
        • BCP Implementation
        • HR/IT Considerations
        • Resources

        (35 pages, PDF) 

        Exclusively available online. Purchase includes a BCP Template (separate file). Purchase and download the PDFs. Once purchased both PDFs will be available for download for 30 days. To purchase click the “Register” button.

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        Andrew Chase
        Vice President of Research Management and Finance
        Mass General Brigham Healthcare System



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        Louise Griffin
        Senior Director for Research Administration and Compliance
        University of New Hampshire



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        Kristen Harding
        Research Compliance Officer, Faculty of Arts and Sciences and School of Engineering
        Harvard University



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        Kris Monahan
        Director, Sponsored Programs and Research Compliance
        Providence College



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        Jill Mortali
        Director, Office of Sponsored Projects
        Dartmouth College



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        Ara Tahmassian
        Chief Research Compliance Officer
        Harvard University


      • Navigating the Revisions to the UG

        Join us for a discussion of key changes to the Uniform Guidance reflected in the 2020 revision, including updated definitions, new requirements as well as modifications to existing requirements.

        (90 minutes) In 2013 the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) partnered with the Council on Financial Assistance Reform (COFAR) to revise and streamline existing financial assistance regulations.  The result was the Uniform Guidance (2 CFR 200), which became effective on December 26, 2014.  In many ways, the UG changed how recipients approached the management of federal financial assistance.  The COFAR was tasked with providing clarifications in response to questions posed by the recipient community; these clarifications were issued in the form of Frequently Asked Questions.  Now, in 2020, OMB has revised the Uniform Guidance to convey further clarification and guidance.

        In this webinar we will discuss key changes reflected in the 2020 revision, including updated definitions, new requirements as well as modifications to existing requirements.  Our discussion will include the government’s purpose in making a particular change, as well as the potential impact to institutions.  Please join us for an informative session reviewing one of the key documents impacting sponsored awards at our institutions. 

        Prerequisites: Knowledge of the Uniform Guidance

        Speakers:
        Tolise Dailey, Training Manager, Johns Hopkins University
        David Mayo, Director of Sponsored Research, California Institute of Technology
        David Schultz, Assistant VP, Research Administration and Finance, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

        Handouts will be available 24 hours before the live webinar. 

        Closed Captioning for the live presentation is available at no additional fee. Sign in and click on the "Closed Captioning" link in the handouts tab or in the links box in the meeting room to access this feature. 

        Member Price: $125.00
        Non-Member Price: $150.00


        Your registration includes one log-in. We are pleased to provide the opportunity for you to register additional sites.  We know many of your team members are working from home right now. NCURA will be offering additional logins for this webinar at no cost for all registered institutions so your full team can participate…together.  

        When you are checking out, click the "Add" button and type in the email address of your colleague that you would like to register. If they already have a profile in the registration system, their name will pop up and you can add them to your registration.  If that person does not already have an NCURA profile, please have them go to the NCURA website to create a profile, then log into this registration site. This initial login is required for the registration site to communicate with NCURA's database. After that, you will be able to add them to your registration. 

        If you add at least one registration with yours, you will be able to change or add more registrations in the future by clicking “My Registrations” in the menu at the top left of the home page, then clicking the “Purchases for Others” button. 

        If you have any questions about this option, please email ncura@commpartners.com.

        • Describe the significant events leading to the 2020 Uniform Guidance revisions;
        • Explain the key changes reflected in the 2020 Uniform Guidance revisions, and the government’s reasons for the changes
        • Discuss potential impacts to institutional processes resulting from the 2020 Uniform Guidance revisions;
        • Apply a tool provided during the webinar to assist with identifying changes between the original Uniform Guidance issuance and the 2020 revisions.

        Tolise Dailey

        Training Manager

        Johns Hopkins University

        David Mayo

        Director, Director of Sponsored Research

        California Institute of Technology

        David Schultz

        Assistant VP, Research Administration and Finance

        Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

        Participants receive 1.5 hours of continuing education credits = .2 CEU's for each webinar.

        You can access your certificate from the box on the right side of the screen, after filling out the webinar evaluation.

        Watching in a group? Everyone watching the presentation can request a CEU certificate by writing down the verification code at the end of the webinar. Please make a note of the verification code as it will not be available after the webinar.

        The main registrant can access instructions on the Group CEU tab for group participants to receive CEU certificates.

        We recommend testing your browser as soon as possible in case you need to contact your IT department for help.
        • It is recommended that you use a PC or MAC with an updated Internet Browser.
        • Make sure you have pop-ups blockers disabled in your Internet browser settings.
        • Make sure that your internet browser is Active X enabled.
        • Wifi is not recommended. The problem with WiFi is signal strength can vary causing bandwidth to increase or decrease.
        • We recommend a wired connection. A wired connection gives a consistent signal and consistent bandwidth. A wired connection provides a better experience.
        • It's better for organizations with low bandwidth to only have the webinar running on 1 computer in a conference room than having 10 individual people running the session on 10 computers at their desks.
        • Audio (sound) is projected through your computer speakers. Be sure your computer is equipped with speakers so you can hear the presenters.

        For additional recommendations on your computer set up for the webinar, please click here.

      • Financial Management of Sponsor Program Awards

        This publication contains a wealth of information on the post-award management. NOTE: To purchase this downloadable publication click the "Register” button.

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        This publication contains a wealth of information on the post-award management. 
        Topics include: 
        • Explanation of the framework that governs the management of post-award activities
        • Detailed information on the Uniform Guidance administrative requirements
        • Guidance on allowable costs
        • Roles and responsibilities for monitoring, reporting, cash management, prior approvals, compliance, and activities

        (85 pages, PDF)

        Exclusively available online. Purchase and download the PDF. Once purchased the PDF will be available for download for 30 days. To purchase click the “Register” button.


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        Nancy Dufau
        Assistant Vice President for Sponsored Programs and Research
        Towson University

        Nancy Dufau is the Assistant Vice President for Sponsored Programs and Research at Towson University where she oversees pre-award, post-award and compliance activities. She has 25 years of experience in grant procurement and administration including 20 in higher education. She holds a Master of Arts in International Studies from the University of Miami, a Bachelor of Arts in English from Colgate University, and is a Certified Research Administrator.

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        Dorothy Johnson
        Post-Award Supervisor, Research and Sponsored Programs
        University of Wisconsin – Madison

        Dorothy Johnson, CPA, CRA, CFRA, currently serves as the Manager of the Department of Health and Human Services team in the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison overseeing the financial management of the university’s awards from all DHHS agencies. She has been in research administration for more than 12 years and has a Master of Science in Research Administration from Johns Hopkins University.

      • Compensation Compliance Under Uniform Guidance – Where Are We Now?

        2 CFR 200 went into effect on December 26, 2014 removing the long-standing examples of how to meet the after-the-fact review requirement to ensure salary estimates and interim charges are reasonable for the work that was performed.

        (90 minutes) 2 CFR 200 went into effect on December 26, 2014 removing the long-standing examples of how to meet the after-the-fact review requirement to ensure salary estimates and interim charges are reasonable for the work that was performed.  Of those previous examples included in A-21, Effort Reporting was the methodology that was implemented by most institutions despite the significant drawbacks.  Even with the publication of the UG and the Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP) Payroll Certification pilots, many institutions hesitated to move away from Effort Reporting to a more simplified method to meet the after-the-fact review requirement.  This webinar will focus on the compensation requirements outlined in the Uniform Guidance 200.430, provide an overview of the Internal Control Framework for compensation compliance, highlight schools who have made the transition to an alternative to effort reporting, and provide an update on any UG changes that may impact this federal requirement. 

        Prerequisites: Familiarity with the 2 CFR 200 Uniform Guidance Desk Reference is recommended. 

        Speakers:
        David Ngo, Associate Provost, New School
        Lisa Mosley, Executive Director, Office of Sponsored Projects, Yale University

        Handouts will be available 24 hours before the live webinar. 

        Closed Captioning for the live presentation is available at no additional fee. Sign in and click on the "Closed Captioning" link in the handouts tab or in the links box in the meeting room to access this feature. 

        Member Price: $105.00
        Non-Member Price: $125.00


        Your registration includes one log-in. We are pleased to provide the opportunity for you to register additional sites.  We know many of your team members are working from home right now. NCURA will be offering additional logins for this webinar at no cost for all registered institutions so your full team can participate…together.  

        When you are checking out, click the "Add" button and type in the email address of your colleague that you would like to register. If they already have a profile in the registration system, their name will pop up and you can add them to your registration.  If that person does not already have an NCURA profile, please have them go to the NCURA website to create a profile, then log into this registration site. This initial login is required for the registration site to communicate with NCURA's database. After that, you will be able to add them to your registration. 

        If you add at least one registration with yours, you will be able to change or add more registrations in the future by clicking “My Registrations” in the menu at the top left of the home page, then clicking the “Purchases for Others” button. 

        If you have any questions about this option, please email ncura@commpartners.com.

        Participants will gain an understanding of:

        1. Federal requirements for compensation compliance and the difference between salary estimates, interim charges and expenses
        2. Differences between traditional effort reporting and payroll confirmation
        3. Elements of an Internal Control Framework for compensation compliance
        4. Examples of schools who have transitioned from the Effort Reporting methodology

        David Ngo

        Associate Provost

        The New School

        Lisa Mosley

        Executive Director, Office of Sponsored Projects

        Yale University

        Participants receive 1.5 hours of continuing education credits = .2 CEU's for each webinar.

        You can access your certificate from the box on the right side of the screen, after filling out the webinar evaluation.

        Watching in a group? Everyone watching the presentation can request a CEU certificate by writing down the verification code at the end of the webinar. Please make a note of the verification code as it will not be available after the webinar.

        The main registrant can access instructions on the Group CEU tab for group participants to receive CEU certificates.

        We recommend testing your browser as soon as possible in case you need to contact your IT department for help.
        • It is recommended that you use a PC or MAC with an updated Internet Browser.
        • Make sure you have pop-ups blockers disabled in your Internet browser settings.
        • Make sure that your internet browser is Active X enabled.
        • Wifi is not recommended. The problem with WiFi is signal strength can vary causing bandwidth to increase or decrease.
        • We recommend a wired connection. A wired connection gives a consistent signal and consistent bandwidth. A wired connection provides a better experience.
        • It's better for organizations with low bandwidth to only have the webinar running on 1 computer in a conference room than having 10 individual people running the session on 10 computers at their desks.
        • Audio (sound) is projected through your computer speakers. Be sure your computer is equipped with speakers so you can hear the presenters.

        For additional recommendations on your computer set up for the webinar, please click here.

      • Subawards and Subrecipient Monitoring

        Already know the basics of subaward monitoring? Let’s take a deep dive into the complexities, obscurities, and changing landscape of subawards.

        (90 minutes) Already know the basics of subaward monitoring? Let’s take a deep dive into the complexities, obscurities, and changing landscape of subawards. In this webinar we’ll talk OMB changes, risk appetite, lesser known federal requirements, foreign subrecipient monitoring, subrecipients requiring additional monitoring, and much more!

        Prerequisites:
        Experience with subawards, terms and Uniform Guidance is recommended 

        Speakers:

        Jessica McDonough, Subaward Coordinator, Dartmouth College
        Laura Register, Assistant Director, Subaward Oversight & Compliance, Stanford University

        Handouts will be available 24 hours before the live webinar. 

        Closed Captioning for the live presentation is available at no additional fee. Sign in and click on the "Closed Captioning" link in the handouts tab or in the links box in the meeting room to access this feature. 

        Member Price: $105.00
        Non-Member Price: $125.00


        Your registration includes one log-in. We are pleased to provide the opportunity for you to register additional sites.  We know many of your team members are working from home right now. NCURA will be offering additional logins for this webinar at no cost for all registered institutions so your full team can participate…together.  

        When you are checking out, click the "Add" button and type in the email address of your colleague that you would like to register. If they already have a profile in the registration system, their name will pop up and you can add them to your registration.  If that person does not already have an NCURA profile, please have them go to the NCURA website to create a profile, and log into this registration site. This initial login is required for the registration site to communicate with NCURA's database. After that, you will be able to add them to your registration. 

        If you add at least one registration with yours, you will be able to change or add more registrations in the future by clicking “My Registrations” in the menu at the top left of the home page, then clicking the “Purchases for Others” button. 

        If you have any questions about this option, please email ncura@commpartners.com.

        Attendees will gain an understanding/insight into the finer points of subrecipient monitoring, oversight, and compliance along with strategies to implement into organizations of any size.

        Jessica McDonough

        Subaward Coordinator

        Dartmouth College

        Laura Register

        Assistant Director, Subaward Oversight & Compliance

        Stanford University 

        Participants receive 1.5 hours of continuing education credits = .2 CEU's for each webinar.

        You can access your certificate from the box on the right side of the screen, after filling out the webinar evaluation.

        Watching in a group? Everyone watching the presentation can request a CEU certificate by writing down the verification code at the end of the webinar. Please make a note of the verification code as it will not be available after the webinar.

        The main registrant can access instructions on the Group CEU tab for group participants to receive CEU certificates.

        We recommend testing your browser as soon as possible in case you need to contact your IT department for help.
        • It is recommended that you use a PC or MAC with an updated Internet Browser.
        • Make sure you have pop-ups blockers disabled in your Internet browser settings.
        • Make sure that your internet browser is Active X enabled.
        • Wifi is not recommended. The problem with WiFi is signal strength can vary causing bandwidth to increase or decrease.
        • We recommend a wired connection. A wired connection gives a consistent signal and consistent bandwidth. A wired connection provides a better experience.
        • It's better for organizations with low bandwidth to only have the webinar running on 1 computer in a conference room than having 10 individual people running the session on 10 computers at their desks.
        • Audio (sound) is projected through your computer speakers. Be sure your computer is equipped with speakers so you can hear the presenters.

        For additional recommendations on your computer set up for the webinar, please click here.

      • Foreign Influence Requirements Roundup: Agency by Agency Current Expectations Plus a Sneak Peek at What We Think is Coming

        With the wealth of information constantly coming out (or being promulgated) related to foreign influence issues, concerns – and requirements that agencies need to impose to address those concerns – it can be hard to keep up with what research administrators need to comply with.

        (90 minutes) With the wealth of information constantly coming out (or being promulgated) related to foreign influence issues, concerns – and requirements that agencies need to impose to address those concerns – it can be hard to keep up with what research administrators need to comply with.  This webinar will be a pragmatic snapshot of the national picture, what requirements exist TODAY from various federal agencies related to foreign influence and related national security issues, and what is most likely (but no promises!) heading our way in the coming months.  Some research administrators already deeply embedded in foreign influence issues may not learn anything new; for the rest of us, this will allow an opportunity to “catch up” or confirm the current interpretation of the guidance  as well as having an idea of what requirements or legislation may be bubbling up in this space in the coming months.

        Prerequisites: None

        Speakers:
        Jim Luther, Associate Vice President Finance & Compliance Officer, Duke University
        Pamela Webb, Associate Vice President for Research, University of Minnesota

        Handouts will be available 24 hours before the live webinar. 

        Closed Captioning for the live presentation is available at no additional fee. Sign in and click on the "Closed Captioning" link in the handouts tab or in the links box in the meeting room to access this feature. 

        Member Price: $105.00
        Non-Member Price: $125.00


        Your registration includes one log-in. We are pleased to provide the opportunity for you to register additional sites.  We know many of your team members are working from home right now. NCURA will be offering additional logins for this webinar at no cost for all registered institutions so your full team can participate…together.  

        When you are checking out, click the "Add" button and type in the email address of your colleague that you would like to register. If they already have a profile in the registration system, their name will pop up and you can add them to your registration.  If that person does not already have an NCURA profile, please have them go to the NCURA website to create a profile, and log into the registration site. After that, you will be able to add them to your registration. 

        If you add at least one registration with yours, you will be able to change or add more registrations in the future by clicking “My Registrations” in the menu at the top left of the home page, then clicking the “Purchases for Others” button. 

        If you have any questions about this option, please email ncura@commpartners.com.

        1. Participants will be able to perform a “self-check” of proposal and award foreign influence requirements to make sure their institutions have addressed agency expectations (or know what they need to work on)
        2. Participants will know where new requirements are most likely to emerge (not counting surprises!) and be able to watch for developments in these areas. 

        Jim Luther

        Associate Vice President, Finance & Compliance Officer

        Duke University

        Pamela Webb

        Associate Vice President for Research

        University of Minnesota

        Participants receive 1.5 hours of continuing education credits = .2 CEU's for each webinar.

        You can access your certificate from the box on the right side of the screen, after filling out the webinar evaluation.

        Watching in a group? Everyone watching the presentation can request a CEU certificate by writing down the verification code at the end of the webinar. Please make a note of the verification code as it will not be available after the webinar.

        The main registrant can access instructions on the Group CEU tab for group participants to receive CEU certificates.

        We recommend testing your browser as soon as possible in case you need to contact your IT department for help.
        • It is recommended that you use a PC or MAC with an updated Internet Browser.
        • Make sure you have pop-ups blockers disabled in your Internet browser settings.
        • Make sure that your internet browser is Active X enabled.
        • Wifi is not recommended. The problem with WiFi is signal strength can vary causing bandwidth to increase or decrease.
        • We recommend a wired connection. A wired connection gives a consistent signal and consistent bandwidth. A wired connection provides a better experience.
        • It's better for organizations with low bandwidth to only have the webinar running on 1 computer in a conference room than having 10 individual people running the session on 10 computers at their desks.
        • Audio (sound) is projected through your computer speakers. Be sure your computer is equipped with speakers so you can hear the presenters.

        For additional recommendations on your computer set up for the webinar, please click here.

      • Compliance and the Uniform Guidance

        The Uniform Guidance is one of the most important regulatory changes implemented in decades.

        (90 minutes) The Uniform Guidance is one of the most important regulatory changes implemented in decades. While its purpose was to reduce administrative burden and safeguard against waste or misuse of funds, compliance remains the primary focus. With new proposed changes on the horizon, IHEs (Institutions of Higher Education) once again prepare to implement policies and procedures in a seemingly never-ending quest for compliance. This session will explore the Uniform Guidance sections on cost principles, internal controls, and audits.

        Prerequisites:
        None

        Speakers:

        Tolise Dailey, Training Manager, Office of the Vice Provost for Research, Johns Hopkins University
        David Schultz, Assistant VP, Research Administration and Finance, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

        Handouts will be available 24 hours before the live webinar. 

        Closed Captioning for the live presentation is available at no additional fee. Sign in and click on the "Closed Captioning" link in the handouts tab or in the links box in the meeting room to access this feature. 

        Member Price: $105.00
        Non-Member Price: $125.00


        Your registration includes one log-in. We are pleased to provide the opportunity for you to register additional sites.  We know many of your team members are working from home right now. NCURA will be offering additional logins for this webinar at no cost for all registered institutions so your full team can participate…together. 

        When you are checking out, click the "Add" button and type in the email address of your colleague that you would like to register. If they already have a profile in the registration system, their name will pop up and you can add them to your registration.  If that person does not already have an NCURA profile, please have them go to the NCURA website to create a profile, and log into the registration site. After that, you will be able to add them to your registration. 

        If you add at least one registration with yours, you will be able to change or add more registrations in the future by clicking “My Registrations” in the menu at the top left of the home page, then clicking the “Purchases for Others” button. 

        If you have any questions about this option, please email ncura@commpartners.com.

        Participants will obtain knowledge of how these elements shape the culture of compliance.

        Tolise Dailey

        Training Manager

        Johns Hopkins University

        David Schultz

        Assistant VP, Research Administration and Finance

        Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

        Participants receive 1.5 hours of continuing education credits = .2 CEU's for each webinar.

        You can access your certificate from the box on the right side of the screen, after filling out the webinar evaluation.

        Watching in a group? Everyone watching the presentation can request a CEU certificate by writing down the verification code at the end of the webinar. Please make a note of the verification code as it will not be available after the webinar.

        The main registrant can access instructions on the Group CEU tab for group participants to receive CEU certificates.

        We recommend testing your browser as soon as possible in case you need to contact your IT department for help.
        • It is recommended that you use a PC or MAC with an updated Internet Browser.
        • Make sure you have pop-ups blockers disabled in your Internet browser settings.
        • Make sure that your internet browser is Active X enabled.
        • Wifi is not recommended. The problem with WiFi is signal strength can vary causing bandwidth to increase or decrease.
        • We recommend a wired connection. A wired connection gives a consistent signal and consistent bandwidth. A wired connection provides a better experience.
        • It's better for organizations with low bandwidth to only have the webinar running on 1 computer in a conference room than having 10 individual people running the session on 10 computers at their desks.
        • Audio (sound) is projected through your computer speakers. Be sure your computer is equipped with speakers so you can hear the presenters.

        For additional recommendations on your computer set up for the webinar, please click here.

      • Intellectual Property: Know the Basics as it Applies to Research Administration

        Researchers and institutions all want to own the “next big idea”. However, intellectual property (IP) may seem a bit mystical for many in research administration.

        (90 minutes) Researchers and institutions all want to own the “next big idea”. However, intellectual property (IP) may seem a bit mystical for many in research administration. This webinar will provide a basis of knowledge regarding IP and the research administrator’s role in perpetuating responsible practices to identify and protect researcher and institutional rights. 

        Speakers:

        Sylvia Bradshaw, Director of Sponsored Programs, Agreements, Research, and Contracts (SPARC), Southern Utah University
        Marianne Woods, Academic Program Director, Master of Science in Research Administration, Johns Hopkins University

        Handouts will be available 24 hours before the live webinar. 

        Closed Captioning for the live presentation is available at no additional fee. Sign in and click on the "Closed Captioning" link in the handouts tab or in the links box in the meeting room to access this feature. 

        Member Price: $105.00
        Non-Member Price: $125.00


        Your registration includes one log-in. We are pleased to provide the opportunity for you to register additional sites.  We know many of your team members are working from home right now. NCURA will be offering additional logins for this webinar at no cost for all registered institutions so your full team can participate…together. Has your institution already paid for an additional login? We will be reaching out to offer you a refund or a credit towards a future program. 

        When you are checking out, click the "Add" button and type in the email address of your colleague that you would like to register. If they already have a profile in the registration system, their name will pop up and you can add them to your registration.  If that person does not already have an NCURA profile, please have them go to the NCURA website to create a profile, and log into the registration site. After that, you will be able to register them with your registration. 

        If you add at least one registration with yours, you will be able to change or add more registrations by clicking “My Registrations” in the menu at the top left of the home page, then clicking the “Purchases for Others” button. 

        If you have any questions about this option, please email ncura@commpartners.com.

        Participants will:

        • Define and identify different types of Intellectual Property (IP);
        • Be introduced to the rights associated with IP through the Bayh-Dole Act and the Harmonization Act;
        • Gain a basic knowledge of the Technology Transfer process;
        • Recognize the role of Sponsored Programs in facilitating and protecting IP

        Sylvia Bradshaw

        Director of Sponsored Programs, Agreements, Research, and Contracts (SPARC)

        Southern Utah University

        Marianne Woods

        Academic Program Director, Master of Science in Research Administration

        Johns Hopkins University

        Participants receive 1.5 hours of continuing education credits = .2 CEU's for each webinar.

        You can access your certificate from the box on the right side of the screen, after filling out the webinar evaluation.

        Watching in a group? Everyone watching the presentation can request a CEU certificate by writing down the verification code at the end of the webinar. Please make a note of the verification code as it will not be available after the webinar.

        The main registrant can access instructions on the Group CEU tab for group participants to receive CEU certificates.

        We recommend testing your browser as soon as possible in case you need to contact your IT department for help.
        • It is recommended that you use a PC or MAC with an updated Internet Browser.
        • Make sure you have pop-ups blockers disabled in your Internet browser settings.
        • Make sure that your internet browser is Active X enabled.
        • Wifi is not recommended. The problem with WiFi is signal strength can vary causing bandwidth to increase or decrease.
        • We recommend a wired connection. A wired connection gives a consistent signal and consistent bandwidth. A wired connection provides a better experience.
        • It's better for organizations with low bandwidth to only have the webinar running on 1 computer in a conference room than having 10 individual people running the session on 10 computers at their desks.
        • Audio (sound) is projected through your computer speakers. Be sure your computer is equipped with speakers so you can hear the presenters.

        For additional recommendations on your computer set up for the webinar, please click here.