Upcoming Research-Focused Educational Opportunities

Appointing People on Sponsored Projects
Oct. 11, 2018, 1:30-3:00 p.m.
Video-linked: Room 145, PAES Building (Columbus) – 130 Research Services (Wooster)
In this session by the Office of Research geared toward staff, learn about common types of faculty, graduate student, post doc, and staff appointments. Off-duty compensation, release time appointments, supplemental compensation, and salary capping are covered, as well as personnel-related compliance topics, such as time and effort reporting, key personnel, and cost sharing. Open to all faculty and staff. Register via BuckeyeLearn.
Sponsored by the Office for Research

Graduate Student Finance Workshops
Oct. 15, 16 and 18, 5:30-8:00 p.m.
126 Research Services (Wooster)
CFAES, BioHio Research Park, and OARDC Scholars invite you to our 2018 Finance Workshop: Financial Tips and Tools for Career Success. Learn the basics of finance and accounting needed to succeed in entrepreneurial ventures, write grants, and manage personal monies. This series will take place over three days: Monday, Oct. 15, Tuesday, Oct. 16, and Thursday, Oct. 18 from 5:30-8:00 p.m. in 126 Research Services (Wooster). This event is open to all CFAES graduate students and post-docs. Dinner will be provided. Please send questions and RSVP to Betty Aylsworth by Thursday, Oct. 11.

Introduction to the PI Portal
Oct. 16, 1-2 p.m., FABE 200 (Wooster)
Oct. 17, 10-11 a.m., Agricultural Administration Building 250A (Columbus)
This workshop will provide an overview of the new, redesigned PI Portal, demonstrate its enhanced features and address questions. In this session, you will learn tips on how to use the PI Portal system to manage financial aspects of a project, verify remaining balances, reconcile outstanding expenditures, monitor cost-share activity, and review commitments and personnel appointments. We will also review project deadlines, uploaded documents, invoices/payments, expenditure allocation, important alerts from the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) and how to use the Portal to close Purchase Orders. Open to all faculty, staff, and students. Register here.
Presenter: Angie LeMaster, CFAES Finance

Navigating the CFAES Research Enterprise
Oct. 31, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Video-linked: Parker Food Science and Technology Building 120 (Columbus) – Gerlaugh Hall 121 (Wooster)
Join us to learn the different responsibilities of the Primary Investigator, Grant Development Support Unit, and the Office of Sponsored Programs when working on sponsored project proposals and throughout the life of the project. Open to all faculty, staff, and students. Register here.
Presenters: Lori Kaser, Grants and Contracts Administrator and Traci Aquara, Senior Sponsored Program Officer

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