Location: Indianapolis, IN
Sponsored by Indiana University
In academia the sequestration on process is vital to conducting a successful analysis of an allegation of research misconduct. Indiana University’s goal is to enhance the research integrity community’s understanding of the importance and eff ects of the role of sequestration in research misconduct allegations through a multi-disciplinary approach involving national subject matter experts. Individual presenters include IT forensic specialists, general counsel and legal representatives, research integrity offi cers and staff , compliance and safety personnel,campus security and counseling services. The goal is to provide practical tools and resources to successfully implement what is learned from this innovative and interactive conference. The outcomes will include a best practice guidance document to be disseminated to the research integrity community, along with video vignettes to further illustrate the importance and ramifications of effective versus ineffective sequestrations. For more information and to register: http://researchcompliance.iu.edu/rio/rio_conference.html
* This conference is funded by a grant from the Office of Research Integrity, Grant #ORIIR150013.
Location: Atlanta, GA,
Co-sponsored with Emory University
RIOs are responsible for administering insitutional policies and procedures for handling research misconduct allegations involving U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) research funds. ORI’s RIO Boot Camp training program is unique in providing formalized training for RIOs and their legal counsel. Attendance is by invitation only. Please contact Tracey Randolph to add your name to ORI’s Boot Camp waiting list: Tracey.Randolph@hhs.gov
As the level of international research collaboration increases, institutions are seeking to strengthen their systems for managing research misconduct and promoting research integrity, particularly in the context of multi-site research projects that cross regional boundaries. This meeting, co-sponsored with the University of California, San Diego, convenes experts from Asia and the Pacific Rim and North America, along with representatives of the National Science Foundation, journals, and senior institutional officials to help raise awareness of U.S research misconduct regulations and share recommendations around promoting the responsible conduct of research. For more information contact Tracey.Randolph@hhs.gov.
Location: Washington, DC
The Quest for Research Excellence Conference has been rescheduled to March 15-16, 2012, at the Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center. Originally scheduled for August 2011, the conference was postponed due to Hurricane Irene. The upcoming conference will have a similar agenda with features such as Dr. Joe Palca from NPR and a mini-RIO Boot Camp for institutional officials responsible for handling research misconduct. A conference website will be available shortly.
St. Louis Missouri
The conference will have a Community Engaged Research theme that includes exploring the community-academic partnerships, addressing regulations, best practices, and current trends. This event is being hosted by: Washington University School of Medicine's Human Research Protection Office, Office of Human Research Protections, Meharry Medical College and the Washington University Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences.
Kansas City, Kansas
This conference will focus on the challenges and opportunities involved in working with underserved populations. It will bring together local, regional and national researchers and community members to exchange and disseminate information.