97th Annual Meeting
University of San Diego
San Diego, California
June 14 - 17, 2016

WORKSHOPS and FORUMS




Introduction to Grant-Writing for Foundations
Thursday Morning, 16 June
 
Professional Development and Career Services Forum
Thursday noon, 16 June and repeated on Friday noon, 17 June


An Introduction to Grant-Writing for Foundations Thursday morning, 16 June

Session length: 3 hours

Organized by: Peter J. Kraus (Associate Librarian, University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library, 295 South 1500 East, SLC, UT 84112; Peter.Kraus@utah.edu).

Participants will review the process of writing effective grant applications and assembling a good proposal to foundations and charities. The basic components of a competitive grant proposal will be presented including the common pitfalls to avoid in grant writing and submission. Appropriate project funding sources will be discussed as well as establishing positive sponsor relationships, satisfying sponsor requirements, and the proposal review process.

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Professional Development and Career Services Forum

Thursday. 16 June at noon, repeated Friday, 17 June at noon

Session length: 1 hour

Facilitators: Alex Torres (Director, Professional Development and Career Services, AAAS, Washington, D.C.; atorres@aaas.org) and Scott Nichols (Product Manager, Professional Development and Career Services, AAAS, Washington, D.C.; sfnichols@aaas.org)

As part of the AAAS Office of Membership Development and Engagement, the new Professional Development and Career Services team will discuss online resources being developed specific to the professional needs of AAAS members. This session is also intended as a forum to hear from members and find out how to further meet those professional needs. Please join us to find out what is available, what is being planned and to give your input on the types of resources you would like to see developed. 

A working lunch will be provided to participants at this event.

Pre-registration is required for this event is required and is limited to 30 participants for each session. Please click HERE to register.

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