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LDRD Contacts

Despina Milathianaki
LDRD Program Manager


Elise Poirier
Strategic Planning Coordinator

LDRD Calendar

LDRD Program Calendar: Fiscal Year 2021

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

Date Notes
October 14 and 22, 2020 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 2020 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 FY22 are highly encouraged to attend.
March 2021 Call for FY22 LDRD proposals The Lab Director issues call for FY22 proposals
late February 2021 LDRD Open House Talks and posters on LDRD projects
April 20201 New FY22 LDRD proposal submission deadline New proposals including budget documents submitted to the LDRD program
April-May 2021 LDRD External Review New LDRD proposals distributed for technical peer review
May 2021 LDRD Internal Review

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

June 2021 Review of continuing LDRD projects Meetings with ALDs to discuss progress of ongoing LDRD projects
June-August 2021 New LDRD project rankings Director, Science Council and Senior Management Team discuss and prioritize projects
September 2021 Notification of LDRD awards The Lab Director selects and notifies new LDRD awardees, as well as approved ongoing LDRD projects of their approved FY22 budgets

Deadlines for Lead Investigators

October 16, 2020 LDRD project annual report (FY21 progress status) Lead Investigators submit annual report to the LDRD program
April 2021 New FY22 LDRD proposal submission Lead Investigators and financial contacts submit proposal and budget documents to the LDRD program
May 3, 2021 LDRD mid-year report (FY21 progress status) Lead Investigators submit mid-year status report with technical progress to-date and plan for next fiscal year (when applicable)