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Save the Date: Conference on Research Ethics 9/22-9/23/11

Posted on April 8, 2011 at 7:16am

September 22 & 23, 2011, Meany Hall



ORIThe University of Washington and Region X of the Public Health Service have been funded by the Office of Research Integrity, and the US Department of Health and Human Services to host a conference on the responsible and ethical conduct of research. This conference is hosted in collaboration with co-sponsors Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Seattle Children’s Hospital. The conference will be held on Sept. 22 and 23, 2011 in Meany Hall on the UW campus. The theme is “Ensuring an Ethical Foundation for Interdisciplinary Collaborations in Biomedical Research and the Provision of Public Health Services.”

The conference will focus on ethical challenges in three areas of research collaborations:

    * University-Industry Collaboration: Building Translational Research Models
    * Researcher to Researcher Collaboration: Promoting Shared Standards and Resources
    * Collaboration in the International Arena: Challenges and Opportunities

Who Should Attend? Physicians, researchers, compliance officials, educators, research administrators, attorneys and government employees. Graduate students and post-doctoral fellows are especially encouraged to attend!

Keynote presentations will be held in the main auditorium of Meany Hall, with specific breakout sessions held nearby in Kane Hall. A link to the conference’s preliminary agenda and online registration information will be posted in April on the main web page for the Office of Research.

Please stay tuned and place this exciting and timely conference onto your calendars!

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