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Sponsored Programs Administrators Meetings

 

The Sponsored Programs Administrators (SPA) Meeting is held monthly during the academic year to provide information to department administrators.  Please send any suggestions or comments to brenda.lowther@uchc.edu.

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Next Meeting

  • The next SPA meeting will be online at a date and time to be announced

Previous Meetings

  • June 24, 2020 – Presentation Slides
    • Agenda
      • OMB Expired Administrative Flexibilities
      • AHRQ Applications Requirements
      • NSF Career Awards Updates and Extension
      • NIH, AHRQ, and NIOSH Updates
      • USDA NIFA and Capacity Funds Updates
      • Greenphire Update
      • Concur
      • Year End Reminders
      • HR Guidance Regarding Pay and Telecommuting
      • Program Income
      • Expenditures on Sponsored Awards Guidance
         
  • May 26, 2020 – Presentation Slides
    • Agenda
      • Program Income Guidance 
      • Requisitions needing SPS approval 
      • Effort Reporting 
      • NIH Updates 
      • PPE Purchases 
      • Pre-Award Review Process 
  • February 19, 2020 – Presentation Slides
    • Agenda
      • DHHS Salary Cap
      • NIH Applications
      • Guidance on Video Submission
      • Staff Coverage
      • NCE Request Form
      • Effort Reporting and Faculty Leaves/Termination
      • Review Continuation Accounts Timely
      • Processing Payrolls
      • FO Best Practices
      • Spotlight on Object Codes
  • January 15, 2020 – Presentation Slides
    • Agenda
      • Paper Proposal Submissions
      • Fringe Benefits
      • Post-Award Reminders
      • Deadlines
      • Paper Proposal Submission
      • Equipment Allocation Reminders
      • Faculty Sabbatical and Transfer
      • NSF Audit Update
      • F&A Rate Application
  • December 18, 2019 – Presentation Slides
    • Agenda
      • Procurement UG update
      • Sole Source vs Informal Bid
      • NSF Audit Update
      • Foreign Collaborations
      • Post Award Reminders
      • SPS Holiday Schedule
      • Effort Reporting
  • October 17, 2019 – Presentation Slides
    • Agenda
      • NSF Audit
      • New IPR Form
      • IPR Highlight
      • Effort on Federal Projects
      • Payroll Cost Transfers
      • Airfare on Federal Awards
  • September 18, 2019 – Presentation Slides
    • Agenda
      • Draft FDA Guidance
      • Concur Travel and Expense Presentation
      • Training Update
      • NSF Update
      • NIH HFT Use
      • NIH Other Support
      • ORCiD
      • Cost Transfers Over 90 Days
      • Unused Airline Tickets
      • Subaward Invoice Review
      • SPS Policy Upddates
  • June 27, 2019 – Presentation Slides
    • Agenda
      • NSF Audit
  • May 23, 2019 – Presentation Slides
    • Agenda
      • Hiring of a Consultant Presentation by Kathleen Kearney
      • Staffing Updates
      • Contract Services New Portfolios
      • NSF Audit Update
      • NSF Two Month Guidance
      • Post-Award Reminders and Tips
      • Unused Tickets on Sponsored Awards
      • Cost Transfers Over 90 Days
      • Account Setup and Direct/F&A Splits
      • Spotlight on Object Codes
  • March 21, 2019 –  Presentation Slides
    • Agenda
      • University Business Services
      • Concur
      • SPS Staffing Updates
      • Cost Transfers Policy reminder: how to count 90 days
      • Small Business Subcontracting Plans
      • Spotlight on Object Codes
      • NSF Audit
  • February 21, 2019 – Presentation Slides
    • Agenda
      • Export Control
      • Training Updates
      • Active and Pending Support Guidance
      • IPR Updates: Coming Soon!
      • Eligibility for NIH Diversity Supplements
      • PI Eligibility for Fellowship Applications
      • NSF Clarification on Participant Support Costs
      • Spotlight on Object Codes SPARs/5232
      • Themes from the Audit
  • January 17, 2019 –  Presentation Slides
    • Agenda
      • Training Update
      • Partial Federal Shutdown
      • Why Program Types Matter
      • Subaward Requisitions in HuskyBuy
      • Spotlight on Commodity and Object Codes
      • Working with Foreign EntitiesCurrent and Pending
      • GreenphireUpdate
      • Sponsor Updates

For information from previous meetings, visit the SPA Meeting Archive.