IUCRC Webinar

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Interested faculty are invited to participate in an informational webinar on Industry–University Cooperative Research Centers Program (IUCRC) on October 12 at 12:00 (Central Time). Meeting log-in information is below, along with details about the IUCRC program. 
Meeting  Phone Number: 1-415-655-0002
Meeting Number (access code): 749 315 222
Meeting Password: EPSCoR17!
When it's time, JOIN THE MEETING.
Note: This virtual meeting/webinar will consist of both an audio portion via teleconference and a presentation component via WebEx. In addition to a computer connection for the visual part of the meeting, you will need a separate phone connection to participate in the teleconference. (Cell phones/iPhones are NOT recommended due to the increased likelihood of connectivity issues and interference.)

Audio Component – Teleconference:

Direct Call-in Number:     1-415-655-0002
The meeting will be open 15 minutes prior to the start time for you to login/call-in. You are encouraged to login/call-in early to ensure connectivity.

Visual Component – WebEx:

To join the meeting directly through WebEx:

  1. Click the “join the meeting” link (above)
  2. When requested, enter your name and email address
  3. Click "Join"
  4. You are now in the “web” portion of the webinar 

WebEx will automatically setup Meeting Manager the first time you join a meeting using WebEx. To save time, we strongly encourage you to setup prior to the meeting to ensure connectivity. To set up the meeting manager, click this link: https://nsf.webex.com/nsf/meetingcenter/mcsetup.php.

If you cannot access the direct login link for the webinar, you can still login through WebEx. To join the online meeting through the WebEx Website:

  1. Click NSF WebEx link: https://nsf.webex.com
  2. Enter the WebEx meeting access code (749355222), then click “Join Meeting.” 
  3. When requested, enter your name and email address and passcode; it is EPSCoR17!
  4. Click "Join"

Administrative Support:

If you have any questions about WebEx meeting access, please contact Liz Lawrence at least 24 hours prior to the webinar (Email: elawrenc@nsf.gov; Phone: 703-292-8997)

For Technical Assistance:

  1. Go to https://nsf.webex.com/nsf/mc
  2. On the left navigation bar, click "Support"

The playback of UCF (Universal Communications Format) rich media files requires appropriate players. To view this type of rich media file in the meeting, please check whether you have the players installed on your computer by going to https://nsf.webex.com/nsf/systemdiagnosis.php.

What is IUCRC?
IUCRC enables industrially-relevant, pre-competitive research via a multi-member, sustained partnerships among industry, academe, and government. NSF supports the development and evolution of IUCRCs, providing a financial and procedural framework for membership and operations in addition to best practices learned over decades of fostering public/private partnerships that provide significant value to the nation, industry and university faculty and students. 

Centers bring together:

IUCRC Sites   IUCRC Members
Faculty and students from different academic institutions + Companies, State/Federal/Local government and non-profits

...to perform cutting-edge pre-competitive fundamental research in science, engineering, technology area(s) of interest to industry and that can drive innovation and the U.S. economy. Members guide the direction of Center research through active involvement and mentoring. 

IUCRCs offer a platform for significant leveraging of financial investment by members to accelerate the knowledge base in emerging technological and manufacturing sectors and develop an industrially savvy workforce to benefit US economy.