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Lessons for Success Agenda

Lessons for Success is held at the ASHA National Office. Program faculty are members of the Research and Scientific Affairs Committee and the Lessons for Success Advisory Committee.

Day 1

7:45 a.m.
Continental Breakfast and Meet Your Group
8:15 a.m.
Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:30 a.m.
Introductions of Attendees and Grant Writing Challenges
9:00 a.m.
Lessons Learned from Past Conference Participants
9:45 a.m.
Break
10:00 a.m.
Grantsmanship: The Mechanics of Grant Writing
11:30 a.m.
Lunch
12:15 p.m.
NIH-Style Mock Review by LfS Faculty
1:30 p.m.
Break
1:45 p.m.
Section Analysis: Abstract and Specific Aims
3:00 p.m.
Fostering a Culture of Responsibility in Your Lab
4:00 p.m.
Break
4:15 p.m.
Planning for Programmatic Research
6:00 p.m.
Networking with LfS Faculty and Attendees during Happy Hour 
6:45 p.m.
Buffet Dinner and Potential Individual Session

Day 2

7:45 a.m.
Breakfast and Networking
8:20 a.m.
Introduction to Wednesday’s Open Space Conversations 
8:30 a.m.
Section Analysis: Significance and Innovation
9:30 a.m.
Break
9:40 a.m.
Grantsmanship: NIH 101: What You Need to Know
11:00 a.m.

Funding Opportunities Through Selected Foundations and Agencies:

  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association  
  • Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education  
  • National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research  
  • National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research  
  • National Science Foundation  
  • Veterans Health Administration, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs  
12:15 p.m.
Break and Lunch
12:30 p.m.
Roundtable Discussions with Foundation and Agency Representatives
1:30 p.m.
Planning for Your First R01 
2:15 p.m.
Introduction to Approach and Preliminary Studies 
2:30 p.m.
Break
2:45 p.m.
Section Analysis: Approach and Preliminary Studies 
3:45 p.m.
Break
4:00 p.m.
NIH Clinical Trials
4:45 p.m.
Work-Life Balance: Making Choices About Your Time
6:45 p.m.
Potential Individual Mentoring Session
7:45 p.m.
Potential Individual Mentoring Session

Day 3

7:45 a.m.
Breakfast and Networking
8:15 a.m.
Breakfast Continued with Group Session: Review Revised Abstracts and/or Specific Aims
8:45 a.m.
Grantsmanship: Responding to Summary Statement Comments
9:45 a.m.
Break
10:00 a.m.
NIH-Style Mock Review by New Investigators
11:00 a.m.
Open Space: Participant-Driven Conversations
Noon
Lunch and Closing
1:00 p.m.
Adjourn

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