Annual Symposium 2016


Key Queries in ConnectCarolina and InfoPorte You Should Know, Presenters: Susan McDonough and Celia Gravely
   Handout: Useful Reports for Research Administrators

An Overview in Research Compliance, Presenter: Robin Cyr

Budgeting for Proposals, Presenter: John Sites

Critical Thinking through the Lifecycle of a Sponsored Project, Presenters: Kati Chipps and Lori Slack

Cost Transfer Policy, Presenters: Martha Martin and Sarah Van Heusen

An Overview of the UNC-CH Research IT Landscape, Presenter: John Stephenson

An Exercise in Effort, Presenters: Brian Bertlshofer and Aja Saylor

Cost Sharing: Putting the Pieces Together, Presenters: Karen Mansfield and Tracey Conrad

Impending Policy Changes, Presenters: Robin Cyr and Sarah Smith

Preparing for Project Closeout, Presenters: Kevin Cook and Ryan Hermreck

Annual Symposium 2015


Concurrent Sessions:

A1 Grant Reporting in InfoPorte

A2 Uniform Guidance: Key Points of the UNC Implementation – Getting to the Real Impacts of 2CFR Part 200

A3 Conflict of Interest

A4 eIPF as a Compliance Tool

B1 Grant Reporting in InfoPorte (see A1)

B2 F&A Rate Overview

B3 NIH Compliance:  Public Access Policy & Biosketch

B4 Subrecipient Assessment and Monitoring – It Takes a Village!

C1 Grant Transactions:  Preparing and Tracking Voucher and Journal Entries in Connect Carolina

C2 Cost Transfer Policy

C3 Audits and Reviews – Who is Looking, Lessons Learned and How Can We be Prepared?

C4/D4 Grants Budgeting 101

D1 The Final Countdown:  Project Closeout – The last Step in Meeting Compliance Requirements

D2 Effort Reporting

D3 Cost Share from Pre-Award to Closeout

E1 Research Service Centers (RSC)

E2 NSF Overview

E3 Getting Out of the Gate:  Finding Efficiencies in Project ID Set-Up

Round Table Topics:

Exception Letter


Annual Symposium 2014


Research at UNC-Chapel Hill:  Who We Are, Where We’ve Been, and Where Are We Going

The Super-Circular is coming aka OMB Circular A-81

Subrecipient Monitoring and You

Conflict of Interest

Understanding Cost Accounting Standards and How they Affect Research Administration

Pre-Award Updates

Contracts in a Nutshell

Prior Approval Requests

Managing Award Closeouts

Managing International Projects

Effort Reporting

Necessity for Congruency on the Grant Application for IACUC or IRB Protocols

What’s the Hold Up?  Exploring Contracting Under the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) AND Other Troublesome Clauses

Research Service Centers

Audit Issues

Research Resources: