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Event Date Mon Feb 14 EST - Fri Feb 18 EST (almost 2 years ago)
Location Online
Region Americas

This conference is an online training event that highlights the fiduciary responsibilities, approaches, processes, and strategies for effective financial research administration. The conference is targeted to research administrators who manage research finance, allocate costs to grant awards, or provide general award management support. With program tracks covering critical topics from grant accounting to non-financial post award, there is something for everyone. The Financial Management Certificate will be offered in full, and attendees are eligible to receive the certificate by attending identified required and elective sessions and workshops. All full-meeting registrants will also have access to all of the concurrent session recordings up to 30 days post-event!

The iSRA Virtual Academy on Financial Management is an outstanding and highly focused post award program designed to give you the capacity to break through and transform your work.


2022 Speakers

Rochelle Ray
Branch Chief for the Resolution and Advanced Monitoring Branch

Ruth Halsey
Post-Award Financial Manager, University of Michigan

Kevin Titus
Business Director, Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Melissa Mingler
Business Manager, Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Laura Sheehan
Manager of Research Administration, UCLA Family Medicine

David Moore
Manager, Attain Partners

Alexander Brown
Proactive Lead, Product & Innovation, Attain Partners

Kyle Everard
Audit Coordinator, Research & Sponsored Programs (RSP), University of Wisconsin-Madison

David Ngo
Assistant Vice President, Grants, Gifts, and Investment Accounting & Compliance, New York University

Scarlett Gibb
Acting Branch Chief, National Institutes of Health

Jade Blevins
Project Manager, National Institutes of Health

Cathy Snyder
Higher Ed Consulting Manager, Huron

Jim Carter
Managing Director, Huron

Karen Renaud
Director of Research Finance, Boston Children's Hospital

Bob Cohen
Senior Principal, Higher Education and Academic Medical Centers, Attain Partners

Phillip Escoriaza
Senior Counsel, Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell, LLP

Susie Sedwick
Senior Consulting Specialist, Attain Partners

Tracie Bistany
Senior Oncology Finance Manager, Levine Cancer Institute, Atrium Health

Joshua Rosenberg
Senior Director, Grants and Contracts Accounting, Georgia Institute of Technology

Andrea Anderson
Associate Director, Office of Research and Sponsored Projects, University of Michigan

Maureen Martin
Foundation Relations, Office of University Development, University of Michigan

Bella DiFranzo
Senior Consultant, Attain Partners

Mindy McGill-Carlison
Senior Pre-Award Specialist, Cornell University

Kevin McHugh
Vice President, Maximus Higher Education Consulting

Melissa Allen
Assistant Director of Grant Accounting, The University of Iowa

Erin Shaw
Accountant, The University of Iowa

Ericka Klingner
Administrative Services Coordinator, Occupational and Environmental Health, The University of Iowa

Blake Norby
Library Consultant, Attain Partners

Mark Davis
Firm Partner, Attain Partners

Chris Steele
Director, Huron

Carrie Hurney
Senior Director, Huron

Tamara Hill
Associate Vice President, Morehouse School of Medicine

Jennifer Crockett
Associate Director of Research Administration, Palo Alto Veterans Institute for Research (PAVIR)

Regnier Jurado
Director, Research Management Solutions, Office of Research & Economic Development, Florida International University

Donna Kiley
Director Post-Award, Florida International University

Melissa Karby
Associate Director for Research Administration, University of Michigan Office of the Vice President for Research

Tracey Volz
Assistant Director, Research Finance Operations, New York University

Edward Waters
Managing Partner, Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell, LLP

Rosie Griffin
Counsel, Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell, LLP

Laura Reddington
Research Administrator, Pennsylvania State University

Maryellen O'Brien
Director, Office of Grants and Contracts, Pennsylvania State University

Nicole Pilman
Director, Sponsored Financial Reporting, University of Minnesota

Evonne Pedawi
Director, Contract and Grant Administration, Michigan State University

Simone Barnhill
Consulting Manager, Huron Consulting

M. Fran Stephens
Director, Pre-Award Services, University of Oklahoma

Michelle Bulls
Director, National Institutes of Health

Kristin Ta
Senior Advisor, National Institutes of Health

Maria Soliman
Director, Grant Accounting Office, University of Iowa

Sponsors & Partners

2022 Sponsors

• Attain Partners
• Huron