Frequently Asked Questions


I would like to register for the conference, but I can’t find my name or the name of the person I want to register.

We have organized the “registration types” by NSF award number and Principal Investigator (PI) name. If you are a Co-PI, Research Director, or Evaluator, find the name of the PI or NSF award number to register! If you can’t find your name or need help, please contact us at

Note: We have found that some PI names are out of date. If that’s the case, please email us at and let us know and we will update this immediately.

It says that we’ve reached the limit of people we can register. What do we do? Can we bring more?

Please contact us. We will open space for you, pending availability.


How many proposals can a given AGEP site or Alliance submit?

All AGEP awardees may submit abstracts. There is no limit to the number of abstracts a given AGEP site or alliance can submit, although the organizers aim to have broad representation of various AGEPs.

When are abstracts due?

January 8, 2018

When will final decisions be announced?

February 1, 2018

Is conference registration for the conference required for presenters?

Yes, all presenters are required to register for the conference. Conference registration may be completed HERE.

May I submit an abstract if I'm not currently affiliated with an AGEP?

Yes, you may submit an abstract. If selected, you will be invited to register for the conference.