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EPA/ORD's Grant Process How it Works

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Campus
Coleman Library Building - Room TBD
2400 Wahnish Way
Tallahassee, FL 32307

December 9, 2010


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10:00 am Welcome/ Introductions

Christopher Zarba, Deputy Director
National Center for Environmental Research
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Thomas Baugh, Science Liaison to ORD
Region 4, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Dr. Richard Gragg, Director
Center for Environmental Equity and Justice
Associate Director of the Environmental Sciences Institute
Florida A&M University                               

10:15 am Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GRI)
Laura W. Folse, Director, Science and Technology
BP Oil Corporation
Laura Bowie, Program Manager
Gulf of Mexico Alliance
11:15 am U.S. EPA Oil Spill Research - Overview of Upcoming RFA (23 pp, 1.8 MB)
Dr. Mitch Lasat, Environmental Scientist/Program Manager
Office of Research and Development, U.S. EPA
11:45 am Break
12 Noon NCER Grants Funding Process (22 pp, 72 K)
Bruce Binder, Senior Associate Director for Grants Competition
U.S. EPA, Office of Grants and Debarment
12:45 pm Lunch Break (working lunch)
1:15 pm Peer Review – How It Works and How to Get Involved (27 pp, 912 K)
Ron Josephson, Science Review Administrator
Office of Research and Development, U.S. EPA
1:45 pm Breakout session - Overview
Dr. Richard Gragg
Florida A & M University
2:00 pm Breakout Session Discussions –Topics
a) Team Opportunities between Colleges and Universities
b) Academia/Community Partnership Opportunities
2:45 pm Closing Comments/Next Steps
Christopher Zarba, U.S. EPA
Dr. Richard Gragg, Florida A & M University
3:00 pm Adjourn

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