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:
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/
SAVE THE DATE!
September 16, 2015 – OHRP Research Community Forum in Cleveland, Ohio
October 14, 2015 – OHRP/NIH workshop “Getting through Human Research Reviews without Pain” in San Diego, California