Session Matrix

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starIndicates sessions that would be appropriate for New Attendees


Diversity and Inclusion

Finance / Capacity Building


HR / Organizational Development

Minority Serving

Program Reporting and Accountability

Monday A 1:15-2:30 p.m.

starRacial Microagressions

Overview of Off-Campus Research and Extension Centers

starNIFA/OGFM Overview starFederal Benefits Update star1890 Facilities Grants Program starDemonstration of Planning, Reporting and Evaluation Cycle
B 3-4:15p.m. starIntro to LGBTQIA2S-Affirming Workplaces Capacity Fund Management at MSU How NIFA is Streamlining the Award Process starLatest Developments in Employment Law starHistory of the 1994s - Legislation and Programs starReporting Value and Demonstrating Impact

C 8:30-9:45 a.m. starExploring Cultural Competency for Personal, Organizational and Community Change ezFedGrants Best Practices for Competitive and Capacity Grantees Becoming an Employer of Choice Within Your Organization star1890 Capacity Building Grants (CBG) Program Plan of Work - System Redesign Update
D 10:15-11:30 a.m. Limited English Proficiency starCapacity Funds: Cupcake or Chaos
starGrants Management 101 starTaming the E-mail Beast Using MS Outlook and/or Gmail: Managing the Insanity of the E-mail Overload 1890 Project Management 101 Case Study Application of Updated Plan of Work System
E 1:30-2:45 p.m. starMicroaggression in the Workplace Capacity Grant Update starPolicies and Procedures under the Uniform Guidance starFinding an Extra Hour Every Day: Time/Project/People/Email Management Tips for Busy Professionals  starManaging 1994 Tribal Awards: Pre and Post Award starREEport
F 3:15-4:30 p.. starNavigating Difference Time and Effort Reporting: The UG Way starHow can International Collaboration be Included in your Capacity and Competitive Awards starWe Can Do Better: Moving from Dominant Cultural Values to More Inclusive Approaches Sink or Float: Perspectives of Interim and New Land Grant Administrators starBest Practices for Reporting Accomplishments in REEport
Wednesday G 8:30-9:45 a.m. Listen Deeply, Think Creatively, Partner Across Institutes, and Build a Bundled Series that Really Makes a Difference! Capacity Grant Update Indirect Costs from the State and Federal Perspective Manage Yourself, Lead Others: Innovative Strategies for Managing in the Modern Workforce Multiperspective Discussion on Leadership Development starAn Introduction to Systems Evaluation
H 10:15-11:30 a.m. starA Tour of Civil Rights Reviews and Discovery of State Best Practices ezFedGrants starLet’s Talk Competitive Pre-Award: A State and Federal Perspective starBuilding and Recruiting Adaptive Innovators in the Workplace starPartnership Roundtable with 1994s, HSIs, and 1862s (Roundtable) starPerformance Measurement: Multiple Approaches to Getting to Public Value
I 1:30-2:45 p.m. starAn Introduction to Section 508 Funding Model for Statewide Extension Programming starLet’s Talk Competitive and Capacity Post-Award: A State and Federal Perspective
starLaughter is the Best Medicine starCommunity is the CURE starOverview of Intellectual Property Reporting

Diversity and Inclusion
Participants in this track will explore how we interact with different dimensions of Diversity and Inclusion through University, regulatory, and individual points of view.   through University, regulatory, and individual points of view.

Finance / Capacity Building
Primary focus is the fiscal management of the capacity funds for extension and reserach. This track is devoted to financial management, which includes the planning, directing, monitoring, organizing and controlling the monetary resources at our institutions.

This track focuses on the USDA-NIFA grant lifecycle. Note that the session descriptions will describe if a topic pertains to Competitive and/or Capacity grants.

HR / Organizational Development
Influencing organizational change and performance through the expansion of professional skills and knowledge in the workplace

Minority Serving Program
The focus of this track is to offer the opportunity for minority serving institutions to collaborate and put forth ideas to positively address common issues and concerns.

Program Reporting and Accountability
This track focuses on providing information, examples, and tools for robust programmatic reporting and improved accontability.

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