DEPSCoR DoD Day presented by the Dept. of Defense April 21 in South Dakota

Congress recently reestablished the Defense Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (DEPSCoR). The Department of Defense has asked the University of South Dakota to host a regional DEPSCoR DoD Day, where DoD program managers will provide information about the DEPSCoR program as well as general information about working with the DoD. The regional DEPSCoR Day will be held April 21 in Vermillion, South Dakota.

The program information below was obtained from on 3/2/20 and is shared here in order to promote the event. Please visit the official website for the most up-to-date information and details.


The University of South Dakota will host DEPSCoR DoD Day, presented by the Department of Defense, on April 21, 2020. Breakfast, lunch and refreshments will be provided. Though it is a free event, please register.

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Program officers from the Army, Navy, Air Force and other DoD representatives will participate in the meeting, which will cover the following topics:

  • How to work with the DoD, especially ARO, ONR, AFOSR
  • How to make connections with DoD program officers
  • How to pursue funding opportunities specific to DEPSCoR
  • How to pursue other programs within the Basic Research Office

There is also a Speed Networking Opportunity with DoD Program Officers.

Learn more about the event.