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Wednesday, July 20, 2016 to Friday, July 22, 2016

Location: Fort Collins, CO
Sponsored by Colorado State University

Funded by an ORI grant, Colorado State University is holding a conference that brings together researchers, journal editors, universities, Research Integrity Officers, and those from the ORI, NSF, and Watchdog groups to discuss how to identify fraudulent submissions, whistleblowing, responsibility and ethics, retraction notices, and relevant forensic tools. For more information about the meeting, visit the conference website: https://vprnet.research.colostate.edu/oriconference/.

* This conference is funded by a grant from the Office of Research Integrity, Grant #ORIIR150014.

Thursday, April 14, 2016 to Saturday, April 16, 2016

Location:  Los Angeles, CA
Co-Sponsored with Loyola Marymount University

This inaugural meeting will bring together representatives from NSF, OLAW, OHRP and ORI with senior institutional officials and Research Integrity Officers to engage in discussion and develop consensus around promoting research integrity at the highest institutional level. ORI is pleased to co-sponsor this workshop with colleagues at Loyola Marymount University. For more information and to request an invitation, please contact Mr. Anthony LeFevour: Anthony.lefevour@hhs.gov with a copy to Ms. Tracey Randolph: tracey.randolph@hhs.gov.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 to Friday, April 1, 2016

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.


Tuesday, March 8, 2016 to Thursday, March 10, 2016

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

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 to Friday, February 26, 2016

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.


Thursday, March 15, 2012 to Friday, March 16, 2012

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.


Monday, September 26, 2011 to Tuesday, September 27, 2011

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.

Thursday, September 22, 2011 to Friday, September 23, 2011

Seattle, WA