Conferences and Workshops in the Mathematical Sciences

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Important Information for Proposers

A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 22-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after October 4, 2021. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 22-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.


Conferences, workshops, and related events (including seasonal schools and international travel by groups) support research and training activities of the mathematical sciences community.  Proposals for conferences, workshops, or conference-like activities may request funding of any amount and for durations of up to three years.  Proposals under this solicitation must select "Conference" as the proposal type, and they must be submitted to the appropriate DMS programs in accordance with the lead-time requirements, submission windows, or deadlines specified on the program web page. See the DMS Programs page and click on the appropriate program for program-specific information.

Program Contacts


Please consult a Program Officer who represents the DMS program corresponding to the proposed meeting's topical area.  See for a list of DMS programs. A proposal may identify more than one program of interest. A conference proposal without a disciplinary focus may be eligible under certain circumstances for submission to the Mathematical Sciences Infrastructure program. Please check that program's webpage for applicable details.

Tomek Bartoszynski (703) 292-4885 MPS/DMS
Marian Bocea (703) 292-2595 MPS/DMS
Zhilan J. Feng (703) 292-7523 MPS/DMS
Leland M. Jameson (703) 292-4883 MPS/DMS
Swatee Naik (703) 292-4876 MPS/DMS
Andrew D. Pollington (703) 292-4878 MPS/DMS
Victor Roytburd (703) 292-8584 MPS/DMS
Christopher W. Stark (703) 292-4869 MPS/DMS
Gabor Szekely (703) 292-8869 MPS/DMS

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