FTPP Annual meeting 2024

The 2024 FTPP Annual Meeting will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Birmingham Perimeter Park in Birmingham, Alabama, from Wednesday, May 8 to Friday, May 10, 2024.


Visit the link below to register for the FTPP Annual Meeting.

  • Please note to only use the link below to register for the event and proceed to the hotel reservation page, as this is the official registration webpage for FTPP participants.
  • Alternatively, please register for the event with the link below first and then call the hotel to reserve your room (205) 967-2700. Mention the group “NSF EPSCoR FTPP Annual Meeting”.
  • For payment reimbursement, please reach out to your prospective FTPP University.

The last day to Register is April 14, 2024.


  • Agenda – Check back for the finalized agenda
  • Poster Competition List – Check back for the poster competition list
  • 3-Minute Flash Talk – Order of Presentations – Check back for the presentation list
  • Check out a list of confirmed Attendees

Check-in at the Doubletree for your room will be at 4:00 pm (or after).

  • Early Registration (5 PM): May 7, 2024
  • Morning Registration & First Day of Meeting: May 8, 2024
  • Last Day of Meeting: May 10, 2024 (half-day)

Check-out at the DoubleTree for your room will be at 11:00 am (or earlier).


The DoubleTree by Hilton Birmingham Perimeter Park in Birmingham is located in the business district of Birmingham, Alabama, within a 5-minute drive of Grandview Medical Center and Cahaba River. This upscale hotel is 7.6 mi (12.2 km) from The University of Alabama at Birmingham and 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from The Summit. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and express check-out. Be sure to enjoy recreational amenities including a 24-hour fitness center and a seasonal outdoor pool. This hotel also features complimentary wireless internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.

Travel Information

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Hotel address

8 Perimeter Park S, Birmingham, AL 35243, USA

Nearby international airport

Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport

Local Attractions
birmingham museum of art
Birmingham Museum of Art

Birmingham, Alabama, offers a variety of attractions for all interests. History buffs can explore the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, while art lovers can visit the Birmingham Museum of Art. Nature enthusiasts can enjoy the Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Red Mountain Park’s scenic trails. With its rich history, culture, and natural beauty, Birmingham has something for everyone to enjoy.

Local Restaurants
birmingham ovenbird
Birmingham Ovenbird

Birmingham, Alabama, is a food lover’s paradise, with a wide range of dining options. Whether you’re craving classic Southern barbecue or gourmet cuisine, Birmingham has something for everyone. Popular spots like Saw’s BBQ serve delicious smoked meats, while OvenBird offers inventive dishes for those seeking something unique. With many great restaurants to explore, Birmingham guarantees a tasty experience for all.

Poster & 3-minute flash talk competitions
poster competition & 3minute flash talk website
  • Open to any FTPP member who would like to showcase their research at the Annual Meeting.
  • You must bring your own poster to the meeting site. Poster stands and boards will be supplied.
  • All poster submission candidates will have to participate in the 3-Minute Flash Talk about the project they have been researching. Your poster will be your only slide. Please have a digital version of your slide (PDF or PowerPoint) ready for the event on a USB drive.
  • Need more information on Flash Talks? Check out these examples.
  • Due Date for Sign-Up: TBD.
Sign up for a Poster

Contact Information

  • Indira Richardson – EPSCoR PROJECT MANAGER – Meeting Technical Questions
  • Laura Provenzani – EPSCoR EOD COORDINATOR – Hotel Reservations and General Program

See you soon!

Check back for photos from the 2024 FTPP Annual Meeting.

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