Large Facilities Workshop August 2021

The National Science Foundation (NSF) hosted the Large Facilities Workshop – 2021 August Webinar on Wednesday, August 11, 2021. This two-part webinar covered the following topics:

    • Current & Pending Support – NSF Policy
    • Construction in Progress (CIP) and Work in Progress (WIP) Changes to Major Facility T&C’s
    • Introduction to NSF’s Office of Legislative & Public Affairs (OLPA): What can OLPA provide for NSF Large Facilities?
    • NSF Branding Presentation
    • New Large Facilities “Communities of Interest” Portal

For those who could not attend the live webinar, all recorded sessions are now available on-demand in the Major Facilities Knowledge Sharing Gateway.

We will be using Zoom to host the LFW 2021 Webinar Series. We recommend that you verify the system requirements below prior to joining the webinars.

  • Access to Zoom
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  • Operating system: Windows 7+, Mac OS X 10.7+, or Ububtu 10+
  • Zoom’s Bandwidth Requirements are:
    – 2.0 Mbps up and down for single screen
    – 2.0 Mbps up 4.0 Mbps down for dual screen
    – For audio VoIP: 60-80kbps
    For more information please visit Zoom.

Other considerations:

  • It can help to close other tabs, browsers and programs while streaming the live webinar.  It also may help to hardwire your Internet connection, instead of using a wireless network connection.
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If you lose access to the event, please try to log back in before contacting IT support. All presentations will be recorded and made available in the Knowledge Sharing Gateway shortly after the webinar.

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