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The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) invites members of nonprofit organizations to an annual Nonprofit Forum. The Progress through Partnership Forum provides an opportunity for nonprofit leaders to network with colleagues and to engage in discussions with NINDS staff.
Additionally, please join us at an associated free webinar on the importance of narrative in the nonprofit and research space: Thursday, July 16th from 3:00-4:00 pm ET.
The 2020 Forum included a session on June 29th, COVID Challenges in Nonprofit and Research Communities. The session moderators wanted to ensure the session was both relevant and effective for the community. The moderators tailored the session based on preliminary responses to this survey, and we welcome interested parties to continue to provide their input.
Monday, June 29th
|10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.||NINDS Director’s Welcome|
|10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.||Keynote: How Cure SMA has Made Progress by Building Community and Collaborations|
|11:30 a.m.- 12:15 p.m.||COVID Challenges in Nonprofit and Research Communities|
|12:15 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.||Break|
|12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.||Challenges in Therapeutic Development|
|1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.||Meet the Program Directors Part : Breakouts by Division of Neuroscience with Divisions of Translational and Clinical Research participation|
|2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.||Break|
|3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.||Clinical Trials: Precision Approaches to Rare and Not So Rare Disorders|
Tuesday, June 30th
|10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.||2021-2026 NINDS Strategic Plan|
|11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.||Meet the Program Directors Part 2: Breakouts by Divisions of Translational Research and Clinical Research with Division of Neuroscience participation|
|Cynthia Oviatt||Ataxia-Telangiectasia Children’s Project|
|Janet Hieshetter||Dystonia Medical Research Foundation|
|Monica Weldon||Bridge the Gap – SYNGAP Education and Research Foundation|
|Paul Gross||Hydrocephalus Association|
|Ronald Bartek||The Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance|
|Susan Dickinson||The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration|