Large Facilities Workshop

Out of an abundance of caution in response to COVID-19, the National Science Foundation (NSF) is further postponing the 2020 Large Facilities Workshop from September 2020 to the spring of 2021.

In place of this year’s Large Facilities Workshop, NSF will be holding webinars on select topics during the September – October timeframe.

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The webinars in the fall are expected to include the following topics:

  • Provide a forum to collect and share best practices and lessons learned
  • Discuss new initiatives and collect community input

If you would like to suggest additional topics, please send an email to

What If I Already Registered?

All 2020 Large Facilities Workshop registrants will receive refunds, and reservations made at the group hotel will be cancelled. We will be processing refunds in the coming weeks. If you would like to know the status of your refund, please send an email with your name and reference number to

Thank you for your understanding and flexibility as we navigate the impact of COVID-19. We will continue to keep the community informed of any changes. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at