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OHRP Conferences and Workshops

The Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) sponsors a number of national conferences, and a variety of workshops catering to the roles and responsibilities of researchers, Institutional Review Boards (IRBs), and institutional officials, to promote the protection of human subjects in research.

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Upcoming Conferences and Workshops:

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OHRP Research Community Forum in University Park, Illinois on July 28, 2015


In cooperation with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP), Governors State University, Illinois will be co-hosting the July 2015 OHRP Research Community Forum in University Park, Illinois. The event title is “Human Subjects Research: Current Challenges in the Modern Research World”. In addition to the HHS regulations on human research protections, the conference will cover a variety of topics including ethical issues involving incidental findings, ethnographic research, internet research, and research involving vulnerable subjects. Additionally, representatives of OHRP will be onsite to answer questions and provide news and policy updates.


Researchers, research coordinators, Institutional Review Board (IRB) members and staff, institutional officials, other public health service agencies, emerging bioscience companies entering human research and anyone with an interest in research involving human subjects should consider attending this informative and interesting one-day conference.

Date and Venue:
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Governors State University,
One University Parkway,
University Park, IL 60484
For more information about the forum, please visit http://ohrpjuly15.illinoisstate.edu/    

 

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September 16, 2015 – The Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) Research Community Forum Co-hosted with University Hospitals Case Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University, Ohio

 

“Innovations in Research: Collaborations & Transformations”

On Wednesday, September 16, 2015

At the Global Center for Health Innovations in Cleveland, Ohio

 

This conference will cover a variety of topics including informed consent and the teach back method, managing multicenter trials, and the use of single IRB, as well as the handling of conflict of interest issues and others.  Additionally, representatives of OHRP will be onsite to answer questions, explain the HHS regulatory requirements, and provide news and policy updates.


REGISTER NOW at the Forum website at http://conta.cc/1C6bkBb

 

 

October 14, 2015 – The Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) co-hosts with The Office of Extramural Research (OER) at the National Institutes of Health

 

A one-day pre-conference workshop

“Getting through Human Research Reviews with Skill”

On Wednesday October 14, 2015

At the 2015 NIH Regional Seminar, Hilton San Diego Bayfront in San Diego, California

 

This workshop targets are investigators and research personnel who are relatively new to the arena of research involving human subjects, their biospecimens or data. It aims to provide participants with the skill and knowledge necessary to have their NIH grant applications and research protocols pass reviews for human research protections. It will focus on clarifying confusions and providing participants with practical tips and solutions to problems and difficulties commonly encountered during such reviews.

 

REGISTER NOW at http://regionalseminars.od.nih.gov/sandiego2015/sessions/00a/

 

For further information regarding upcoming OHRP conferences and workshops, contact us at OHRP-EDU@hhs.gov

List of prior OHRP conferences