Session Information

All sessions available via Zoom. Click  “Join” from the Schedule of Events for the session you would like to attend. 

All sessions will be recorded and the presentation materials available in the coming weeks after the event. This year, you have the ability to submit session questions in advance and have them answered by the panelists/presenters. The answers will be included in the presentations that are uploaded to the symposium website. Click the “Submit Questions” link for any session below in the Schedule of Events table.

RACC Continuing Education

The Research Administrators Certification Council (RACC) will accept contact hours (one contact hour for each hour of participation) for attending a research administration-related webinar or online course at the symposium. See RACC FAQs to learn more.

August 11 - Schedule of Events

TimeTitlePresenterMaterialsRACC
8:15 - 8:35Welcome & Keynote SpeakerPenny Gordon-LarsenNo
8:45 - 9:30Subagreement Updates Kim Austin, Liz Powell, Brie TeerPresentation
Recording
Yes
8:45 - 9:30The Basics of Initiating & Funding a Sponsored ProjectFatou N'Diaye, Cara Petitt, Lance UnderwoodPresentation
Recording
Yes
9:10 - 9:30NSF OIG Audit: Promising Practices for Award ManagementBrian Bertlshofer, Tracey Lemming, David Paul, Ben WrightPresentation
Recording
Yes
9:45 - 10:05Contracting UpdatesLiz PowellPresentation
Recording
Yes
9:45 - 10:30Subrecipient v. ContractorStacy Barca, Rhonda Fuquay, Cindy HoffmeierPresentation
Recording
Yes
9:45 - 10:30Conflict of Interest for SBIR/STTRJoy BrydeAvailable upon request to COI OfficeYes
10:10 - 10:30Subagreement Initiation Portal UpdatesKim Austin, Brie TeerPresentation
Recording
No
10:45 - 11:30Research Core Development: Initiatives and UpdatesMeghan Kraft, Ben WrightPresentation
Recording
No
10:45 - 11:30NIH Budgeting BasicsJack Hartley, Jim Kenny PresentationYes
2:00 - 2:20Leveraging Purchasing Services as an Enabler to ResearchTroy MorsePresentation
Recording
No
2:00 - 2:45Export Compliance at UNC: Panel Discussion Amanda Craigen, Quinton Johnson, Kim Priebe, William Bucha, Lance UnderwoodPresentation
Recording
Yes
2:25 - 2:45Study Subject Payments: Let’s Get Digital!Brett KenneyPresentation
Recording
No
3:00 - 3:45Curious about Organizational Conflicts of Interest (OCI)?Walker ParrishAvailable upon request to COI OfficeYes
3:00 - 3:45Improving Data Management and Reproducibility Through LabArchives Electronic Lab NotebooksHannah ClarkRecordingNo

August 12 - Schedule of Events

TimeTitlePresenterMaterialsRACC
8:45 - 9:05F&A Rate Proposal – Departmental SupportBrian BertlshoferPresentation
Recording
No
8:45 - 9:30Effort Certification UpdatesJ.R. PikePresentation
Recording
Yes
9:45 - 10:05Introducing the New WebsiteAmanda Chang, Samantha ThompsonPresentation
Recording
No
9:45 - 10:30Pain Points in Award ManagementStacy Barca, Dani BurnsPresentation
Recording
Yes
9:45 - 10:30Privacy and ResearchKatherine Georger, Michael GoodePresentation
Recording
Yes
10:45-11:30Little things that make a big difference: Keys to successful financial grant managementRyan Hermreck, Allison WykoffPresentation
Recording
Yes
10:45 - 11:30Audit Ready Files for Financial TransactionsEllen donna brooksPresentationYes
10:45 - 11:30RAM Reports: What It Can Do and What's NewDavid PaulPresentation
Recording
No
11:45 - 12:30Institutional Science & Security ProgramJoy BrydeAvailable upon request to COI OfficeYes
11:45 - 12:30 Research Service Center (RSC) Rate Reviews and Research Core Development UpdatesMeghan Kraft, J.R. Pike, Ben WrightPresentation
Recording
No

We will be using Zoom Webinars to host all virtual presentations and panel discussions. To virtually participate, please click  “Join” from the Schedule of Events table. Zoom links will be available on August 11th.

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Need help with joining a session via Zoom? Please email Conferencetech@unc.edu for immediate assistance. During sessions, use the Chat feature in Zoom to get technical assistance.

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