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Tuesday, April 3, 2018 to Thursday, April 5, 2018


The Alexander Hotel
333 S Delaware Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

This event is co-sponsored by Indiana University and Purdue University.

This conference is an initiative to support the positions of RIO, RIO Support, and RCR Educators to better understand plagiarism from a cultural perspective, while discovering innovative approaches for examining and handling allegations of plagiarism in research both proactively and reactively. The goal of the conference is to provide an interactive discussion that will expand the understanding of cultural variables which may contribute to plagiarism in research and supply practical tools and resources in the handling of plagiarism allegations for Research Integrity Officers. The conference is being held through the support of an Office of Research Integrity (ORI) grant award (#ORIIR170031-01-00).

There is no cost to attend the conference; registration is FREE.



Tuesday, September 12, 2017 to Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Location: La Jolla, California

This event is co-sponsored by University of California - San Diego.

The purpose of this two-day train-the-trainers workshop is to help new or inexperienced Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) instructors to develop and implement best practices in RCR instruction. The course presenters are experienced RCR instructors and researchers who will present distinct topics, lead active discussions and exercises, and identify useful resources (case studies, short writing assignments, etc.) for a foundational understanding of RCR and the tools needed for successful RCR instruction. Particular focus will be on active learning approaches most effective for adult learners. Four topic sessions (data; misconduct; collaboration; and publication and authorship) will demonstrate effective teaching methods and illustrate positive and negative practices in the conduct of research. In addition, three sessions (pedagogy, assessment, and RCR program management) will introduce structural, practical, tactical, and strategic aspects of RCR instruction.


Monday, August 7, 2017 to Wednesday, August 9, 2017

The George Washington University
The Cloyd Heck Marvin Center
800 21st St. NW, Washington, DC.

Co-Sponsored by The George Washington University (GWU) and Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R).

The goal of the Quest for Research Excellence conference series is to fuel knowledge sharing among all the parties involved in promoting the responsible conduct of research and scientific integrity, from scientists to educators, administrators, government officials, journal editors, science publishers and attorneys. True to this ambition, the theme of the 2017 conference is “breaking down the silos”. The conference will focus on five topics from the perspectives of various stakeholders. These topics include research misconduct, the responsible conduct of research, the legal implications of research misconduct, scientific publications and open science. Each of these topics will be the focus of a 90-minute plenary session led by a panel of world-renowned experts. Breakout sessions will give participants an opportunity to discuss cross-cutting topics in small interdisciplinary groups.

Thursday, June 22, 2017 to Friday, June 23, 2017
Location: Arlington, Virginia
Sponsored by George Mason University and Society for Research Administrators International (SRA)
George Mason University and SRA are holding a two-day research integrity workshop (RIMI) that provides research integrity leadership training for administrative leaders and results in developing a guidance document and other resources for research administrators. Course curriculum will deal with RCR core content and explore the complex roles of grants administrators, research subject committee administrators, and research integrity and compliance officers and how they interconnect to support and protect the research enterprise. For more information about the meeting, visit the conference website: http://srainternational.org/meeting/theme/research-integrity-management-intensive-workshop.
* This conference is funded by a grant from the Office of Research Integrity, Grant #ORIIR160026.
Thursday, May 25, 2017 to Friday, May 26, 2017

Location:  South Portland, ME

Funded by an ORI grant, "The Research Integrity and Compliance Symposium" is a two-day event with focused workshops and plenary sessions on developing or improving compliance and understanding of the regulations impacting today's businesses and academic institutions. From newcomers to the field to experts there is always something new to learn at the Symposium. 

Monday, February 20, 2017 to Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Location: Hong Kong

The APRI Network Meeting 2017 is co-hosted by the University of Hong Kong and the University of California, San Diego, and is partially funded by ORI (Grant #: ORIIR/60025).  The meeting aims are to further multi-national awareness, understanding and opportunities for collaboration, and to create a sustainable, robust international partnership that will promote research integrity among the Asian and Pacific Rim countries in the long run.  


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 brought 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. 

Conference proceedings will be published shortly.

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