Coffee and refreshments at 9:30. The organized portion at 10. Grants are
necessary for professional survival in contemporary science, mathematics
including. But to actually write a winning proposal and get a research grant,
it is by far not sufficient just to find a suitable program and follow the
rules to apply. Maybe that worked decades ago but it certainly does not now.
The game keeps changing all the time and the competition is extreme, but I will
try to identify some basic strategies to improve the odds.