height=2002020 NORDP Pacific Regional Conference
RD During a Pandemic | November 17-19

Welcome! The NORDP Pacific Region Conference Planning Committee is happy to welcome you to our virtual 2020 conference. Here are a few notes to help you navigate the sessions:

  • The conference program below will be best viewed via a laptop. Although other devices will connect, using a laptop or desktop computer will provide you the best experience and greater stability.
  • All presentations are listed below in chronological order. They will all take place on Zoom. Next to the title of each session you'll find the program links; meeting IDs are also provided in the event you experience difficulty. To enter a session, just click the link at the appropriate time and the host will let you in at the start of the session.
  • Some of these sessions have a live transcript service enabled. To view the live transcript, simply click on the otter.ai icon - you'll find it in the upper left corner of your screen.
  • All sessions - except for Conversation Roadblocks - will be recorded. Next week, the edited recordings, along with slides, chat logs, Q&As and any transcripts will be featured on the NORDP LMS at https://nordp.mclms.net/en. We'll let you know when they're ready.

Thanks for joining us this week. We hope you enjoy the program.

Tuesday, November 17

Morning SessionS | 9:00 AM-11:30 AM

9:00 AM-10:00 AM

Dr. Russell Wyland, NEH |  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89998467956 | Meeting ID 89998467956
The National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Research Programs Deputy Director Dr. Russell Wyland will provide information about NEH programs and about the NEH response to the pandemic.

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

Conversation Roadblocks  | https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89930908484 | Meeting ID 89930908484
Barbara Sasso, University of the Pacific, Gretchen Kiser, University of California, San Francisco, and Vanity Campbell, University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Afternoon LIGHTINING TALKS | 2:00 PM-2:30 PM

All Lightning Talks: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82473695124 | Meeting ID 82473695124
2:00 PM-2:10 PM

Building a Virtual RD Community at Your Institution
Justin Crest, Stanford University School of Medicine and Elizabeth Seckel, Stanford University School of Medicine

2:10 PM-2:20 PM

Implementing a Cross-Disciplinary Seminar Series for Junior Faculty Grant Writers
Rachel Sparks, Stanford University (US)/Newcastle University (UK) 

2:20 PM-2:30 PM

Facilitating Effective Use of Funded Proposals: Less Appropriation More Inspiration
Orit Rapaport, Stanford University and Justin Crest, Stanford University School of Medicine

Wednesday, November 18

Morning Session | 9:30 AM-11:30 AM

9:30 AM-10:30 AM

Dr. Mike Lauer, NIH |  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84749673753 | Meeting ID 84749673753
The National Institutes of Health Deputy Director for Extramural Research Dr. Mike Lauer will provide information about NIH programs and about the NIH response to the pandemic.

10:30 AM-11:30 AM

Tele-Waltz: How RD Offices Pivot and Support Through a Pandemic | https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81676117017 | Meeting ID 81676117017
Melinda Boehm, University of California, Merced and Vanity Campbell, University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Afternoon Session | 2:00 PM-4:00 PM

2:00 PM-3:00 PM

Virtual Teaming: Building Competitive Teams for Development of Large Collaborative Proposals | https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84760643948 | Meeting ID 84760643948
Danielle Chandler, University of California, Santa Barbara, Elizabeth Seckel, Stanford University, Andrea Stith, University of California, Santa Barbara, and Sandra Holden, Stanford University

3:00 PM-4:00 PM

Facilitating Peer Review during the COVID Pandemic |  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88000810132 | Meeting ID 88000810132
Crystal Botham, Stanford University, Orit Rapaport, Stanford University, Courtney Peebles, Long School of Medicine, UT Health San Antonio, Sammy Rodriguez, Washington State University, and Andrea Stith, University of California, Santa Barbara

Thursday, November 19

Morning Session | 9:00 AM-11:00 AM

9:00 AM-10:00 AM

Government Relations Panel |  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83262310873 | Meeting ID 83262310873
Importance of Government Relations Efforts for Research Development
Panelists: Dr. David McDonald, Western Oregon University, Gabrielle Serra, Oregon State University, Bill Bruner, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; Gina Daly, University of California, Berkeley 

10:00 AM-11:00 AM

Leveraging the RD Toolbox to Support Institutional Diversity Efforts | https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89298484899 | Meeting ID 89298484899
Crystal Botham, Stanford University, Deb Karhson, Stanford University, and Gretchen Kiser, University of California, San Francisco

Afternoon Session | 2:00 PM-4:00 PM  | https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85620300760 | Meeting ID 85620300760

2:00 PM-3:00 PM         

The Rankings: Sustainable Development Goals and Your Impact
Linda Galloway, Elsevier

3:00 PM- 4:00 PM    

Happy Hour and Conference Debrief/Business Meeting
Eric Wayne Dickey, Western Oregon University and Barbara Sasso, University of the Pacific
Join the NORDP Pacific co-representatives and the conference planning committee if you are interested in providing feedback on the conference and input for the future of the NORDP Pacific Region and if you’re interested in being more involved with other NORDP committees.

2020 NORDP Pacific Regional Conference Planning Committee

NORDP Pacific Region Co-Representatives

Eric Wayne Dickey, Western Oregon University
Barbara Sasso, University of the Pacific

Susan Emerson, Oregon State University
Leah Gorman, Oregon State University
Michael Helms, Stanford University
Katie Lindl, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Kara Luckey, Seattle University