/ NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM 11 Case Number: I03110061/Closeout 11 Page ,l of l The National Science Foundation (NSF) Office of Inspector General (OIG) selected this award as part of a review of conferences, workshops and symposia with respect to compliance with program income requirements. The award provided funds entirely for participant suppod of United States participation in a symposium.' The symposium website indicates that a registration fee was charged to participants and that the cognizant NSF Program Officer on the grant, was a keynote speaker at the symposium. NSFIOIG requested that the University provide us with financial information and supporting documentation for the award. The university did not earn any program income from the grant. The financial documents provided by the University revealed that the Program Officer did not receive any compensation for speaking at the symposium. Final Disposition: The NSF Program Officer did not receive compensation therefore, there do not appear to be any COI issues. The University did not earn any program income from the grant. Accordingly, this case is closed. ' Footnote Redacted Footnote Redacted I* NSF OIG Fom 2 (11/02)
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2004-03-19.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)