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LDRD Contacts

Despina Milathianaki
LDRD Program Manager


Elise Poirier
Strategic Planning Coordinator

LDRD Calendar

LDRD Program Calendar: Fiscal Year 2020

Please check back for potential calendar changes due to COVID-19 response impacts

Date Notes
October 23, 2019 New LDRD kickoff session Lead Investigators of new projects, Panofsky Fellows, and Business Managers/Financial Analysts meet with the Office of Stategic Planning to discuss deliverables and activities
December 10, 2019 Proposal development best practices workshop The Office of Strategic Planning hosts a workshop on approaches for developing a strong LDRD proposal. Lead Investigators considering an LDRD proposal for FY21 are highly encouraged to attend.
March 17, 2020 Call for FY21 LDRD proposals The Lab Director issues call for FY21 proposals
February 27, 2020 LDRD Open House Talks and posters on LDRD projects
May 1, 2020 New FY20 LDRD proposal submission deadline New proposals including budget documents submitted to the LDRD program
May-June 2020 LDRD External Review New LDRD proposals distributed for technical peer review
June 10-11, 2020 LDRD Internal Review

Lead Investigators defend projects within panels of SLAC/Stanford U. reviewers

June 2020 Review of continuing LDRD projects Meetings with ALDs to discuss progress of ongoing LDRD projects
June-August 2020 New LDRD project rankings Director, Science Council and Senior Management Team discuss and prioritize projects
September 2020 Notification of LDRD awards The Lab Director selects and notifies new LDRD awardees, as well as approved ongoing LDRD projects of their approved FY21 budgets

Deadlines for Lead Investigators

October 18, 2019 LDRD project annual report (FY19 progress status) Lead Investigators submit annual report to the LDRD program
May 1, 2020 New FY21 LDRD proposal submission Lead Investigators and financial contacts submit proposal and budget documents to the LDRD program
May 3, 2020 LDRD mid-year report (FY20 progress status) Lead Investigators submit mid-year status report with technical progress to-date and plan for next fiscal year (when applicable)