2017 Lessons for Success Agenda

April 24–26, 2017
ASHA National Office
Rockville, Maryland

Monday, April 24
7:45 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Meet Your Group
8:00 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
Margaret A. Rogers, PhD
8:15 a.m. Introductions of Attendees and Grant Writing Challenges
Kris Tjaden, PhD
9:15 a.m. Lessons Learned from Past Conference Participants
Francoise Brosseau-Lapré, PhD, and Skyler Jennings, PhD
10:00 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. Grantsmanship: The Mechanics of Grant Writing
Elena Plante, PhD, and Holly Storkel, PhD
11:30 a.m. Grantsmanship: The Review Process
Karen Kirk, PhD, and Julie Barkmeier-Kraemer, PhD
12:15 p.m. Break and Lunch
12:30 p.m. NIH-Style Mock Review by Lessons for Success Faculty
Kris Tjaden, PhD
1:45 p.m. Break
2:00 p.m. Section Analysis: Abstract and Specific Aims
Holly Storkel, PhD
3:15 p.m. Lab Management for the Responsible Conduct of Research
Stephen Camarata, PhD, Lisa Goffman, PhD, and Bill Yost, PhD
4:15 p.m. Break
4:30 p.m. Work-Life Balance: Making Choices About Your Time
Julie Barkmeier-Kraemer, PhD, and Nancy Brady, PhD, and Rene Gifford, PhD
5:30 p.m. Recess
6:00 p.m. Networking with LfS Faculty and Attendees during  Happy Hour 
6:45 p.m. Buffet Dinner and Potential Individual Session
Tuesday, April 25
7:45 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Networking
8:30 a.m. Section Analysis: Significance and Innovation
Rene Gifford, PhD, Julie Barkmeier-Kraemer, PhD, and Kris Tjaden, PhD
 9:30 a.m. Break
9:40 a.m. Grantsmanship: NIH 101: What You Need to Know
Alberto Rivera-Rentas, PhD
11:00 a.m.

Funding Opportunities Through Selected Foundations and Agencies:

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Nancy Minghetti

Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education
Katherine Taylor, PhD 

National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research
Alison Cernich, PhD

National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research
Stephen Bauer, PhD

National Science Foundation
Susan Brennan, PhD

Veterans Health Administration, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Lina Kubli, PhD

12:15 Break and Lunch
12:30 p.m.

Roundtable Discussions:

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Nancy Minghetti

Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education
Katherine Taylor, PhD 

National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research,
Stephen Bauer, PhD

National Institutes of Health: Fellowship and Career Development Awards
Judith Cooper, PhD, Janet Cyr, PhD, Kelly King, PhD, and Lana Shekim, PhD

National Institutes of Health: Research Project Grants
Judith Cooper, PhD, Janet Cyr, PhD, Alberto Rivera-Rentas, PhD, Lana Shekim, PhD, and Melissa Stick, PhD

National Science Foundation
Susan Brennan, PhD

Veterans Health Administration, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Patricia Dorn, PhD, and Lina Kubli, PhD

1:30 p.m. Break
1:45 p.m. Planning for Your First R01
Jessica Huber, PhD, and Kris Tjaden, PhD
2:30 p.m. Section Analysis: Approach and Preliminary Studies
Lisa Goffman, PhD
4:00 p.m. Break
4:15 p.m.

Planning for Programmatic Research

For PhD Students and Post-Docs
Lori Leibold, PhD, and Holly Storkel, PhD

For Junior Faculty
Lisa Goffman, MD, and Nadine Martin, PhD

5:15 p.m. Recess
6:45 p.m. Potential Individual Mentoring Session
7:45 p.m. Potential Individual Mentoring Session
Wednesday, April 26
7:45 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Group Mentoring Session:
Review Revised Abstracts and/or Specific Aims
8:45 a.m. Grantsmanship: Responding to Summary Statement Comments
Kris Tjaden, PhD, and Bill Yost, PhD
9:45 a.m. Break
10:00 a.m. NIH-Style Mock Review by New Investigators
11:00 a.m.

Roundtable Discussions:

Table 1: Being a Mentor: Training and Mentoring Students and Staff in Your Lab
Lori Leibold, PhD, and Nadine Martin, PhD

Table 2: Job Market: Negotiating for Success
Karen Kirk, PhD, and Bill Yost, PhD

Table 3: Transitioning Towards Research Independence
Nancy Brady, PhD, and Kris Tjaden, PhD

Table 4: Publishing Your Research
Jessica Huber, PhD, and Jana Iverson, PhD

Table 5: NiH Biosketch, Budget and Grant Management
Rene Gifford, PhD, and Elena Plante, PhD

Table 6: Planning for Your Next Career Step
Lisa Goffman, PhD, and Holly Storkel, PhD

Table 7: Collaborations: Establishing Partnerships with Colleagues, Clinicians, and Industry
Julie Barkmeier-Kraemer, PhD, and Stephen Camarata, PhD

Noon Lunch and Closing
1:00 p.m. Adjourn

ASHA Corporate Partners