Registration

After carefully evaluating the current guidelines regarding COVID-19 provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and based on the NIH Guidance on Travel and Meetings, NIH leadership has canceled this event.  Registration questions: email NIHSeminars@highlighttech.com; Logistics & Resource questions: email NIHRegionalSeminars@nih.gov.

We hope you’ll consider our Fall 2020 NIH Regional Seminar in Nashville, TN – October 28-30.  More info on our Fall Seminar Website.

Event Cancelled – Registration Closed

Registration Policies

Cancellations and Refunds (UPDATED: 03-14-2020)

Due to the cancellation of this seminar by the NIH, Highlight Technologies will refund the full amount of your registration payment. All refunds will be issued in the original payment type. If you cancelled prior to March 13 and received a partial refund, the $40 cancellation fee will now also be refunded.  We appreciate your patience as these refunds are processed.  Any questions regarding your refund should be addressed to NIHSeminars@highlighttech.com.

Seminar fees are not transferable to the Fall 2020 NIH Regional Seminar. Attendees must register and pay for that event separately at https://regionalseminars.od.nih.gov/nashville2020/registration. 

Additional Updates & ListServ

Please also watch for updates and join the listserv on the General NIH Regional Seminar Home Page.

Original Agenda

Pricing for 2-Day Seminar

TimingDateRate
Early Registration November 6, 2019 - January 6, 2020$320
General RegistrationJanuary 7, 2020 - March 30, 2020$350
Late Registration/Onsite Registration*March 31, 2020 - April 22, 2020$395

Pricing for Seminar and Optional Pre-Seminar Workshops

CategoryTitleDatesLengthAvailable SessionsRate
Seminar2-Day Seminar
Tues, April 21 - Weds, April 22Two DaysSee agendaSee rate
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Workshop**Human Research
Protections Workshop

Monday, April 20All Day8:30 AM - 4:30 PM$110
Workshop****eRA Workshop:
Grant Application Preparation & Submission
Monday, April 20Half-DayMorning Session
(8:30 AM - 12:00 PM)


Afternoon Session
(1:30 PM - 5:00 PM)
$55
Workshop****eRA Workshop:
How Does eRA Commons Fit in the Grant Process Puzzle?
Monday, April 20Half-DayMorning Session
(8:30 AM - 12:00 PM)


Afternoon Session
(1:30 PM - 5:00 PM)
$55
WorkshopIntellectual Property: Understanding
Requirements and Recipient Responsibilities
(Beginner)
Monday, April 20Half-DayMorning Session
(8:30 AM - 12:00 PM)
$55
Workshop***Intellectual Property:
An In-Depth Look at Bayh Dole and Reporting Requirements
(Intermediate to Advanced)
Monday, April 20Half-DayAfternoon Session
(1:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
$55
Workshop****Administrator's Boot Camp
Monday, April 20Half-DayMorning Session
(8:30 AM - 12:00 PM)

Afternoon Session
(1:30 PM - 5:00 PM)
$55

**The Workshop on Human Research Protections runs for the full day on April 20th; however, if you have registered for the 2-day seminar, you may register for any of the half-day workshops as well. Be advised these are concurrent sessions and you will miss half of the Workshop on Human Research Protections. There is no discount for only attending half of the full day workshop.

***The workshop Intellectual Property: An In-Depth Look at Bayh Dole and Reporting Requirements is a 4-hour session from 1:00pm – 5:00pm.

****Both eRA workshops and the Administrator’s Boot Camp are offered twice, once in the morning and once in the afternoon.