9th Research Managers Workshop in Graz

9th Research Managers Workshop in Graz

The Research Management Task Force is pleased to announce their 9th Annual Research Managers Workshop, to be held at the University of Graz, Austria, from 10th to 12th September 2024.

The program will focus on effective research support and AI as support tools for research managers and administrators.

Discussions on the recent changes to the ERC evaluation, best practices in lump sum funding, and more will be included.


Program
Day 0: Monday 09/09/2024

19:30 – Optional welcome dinner (at own expenses)

Day 1: Tuesday 10/09/2024

08:30 – Registration
09:00 – SESSION I: Welcome to University of Graz and Introduction of Participants
10:30 – Coffee break
11:00 – SESSION I: continuation
12:00 – Lunch
13:00 – SESSION II: Effective Research Support
14:00 – Coffee break
14:15 – SESSION III: Effective Research Support
15:30 – SESSION IV: Guided tour of Graz
19:00 – Networking Dinner – Evening: social event in a typical Styrian Restaurant

Day 2: Wednesday 11/09/2024

09:00 – SESSION V: Generative AI, Prompt Engineering and AI Agents for Proposal Writing
Chaired by: Dr. Barbara Haselsteiner-Zach
Presentations: Christopher Pollin
10:30 – Coffee break
10:45 – SESSION VI: AI as support tools for RM and RAs
Chaired by: Dr. Barbara Haselsteiner-Zach
Presentations: Avi Staiman
12:00 – Lunch
13:00 – SESSION VII: Lump sum funding
14:00 – SESSION VIII: Visits to research centres / labs
17:00 – SESSION IX: Research Managers Task Force Meeting
18:00 – SOCIAL PROGRAM

Day 3: Thursday 12/09/2024

09:00 – SESSION X: 1st Experiences with recent changes of the ERC evaluation
10:30 – Coffee break
10:45 – SESSION XI: Outlook for the future Evaluation
12:00 – SESSION XII: What to expect in FP10
13:00 – End of the workshop and departure


Venue: “Unicorn-building” (Schubertstraße, 6a)


Registration: send an email to [email protected]


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