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  • Monday, July 27, 5:00-7:00 p.m. Reception
  • Tuesday, July 28, 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
  • 8:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. Welcoming Remarks/Agenda/General Housekeeping
  • 8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Keynote
  • 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Plenary
  • 10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Session Break & Exhibits
  • 10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Breakout Session 1
  • 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
  • 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Breakout Session 2
  • 2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Session Break & Exhibits
  • 2:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Breakout Session 3
  • 3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Session Break & Exhibits
  • 3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Ask the Feds
  • 4:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closing Remarks
Holiday Inn Chicago Matteson Conference Center
Performing Arts Center Auditorium
Performing Arts Center Auditorium

A New Internet Research Ethics Program - Elizabeth Buchanan

Performing Arts Center Auditorium
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The SUPPORT Trial and Beyond - Ivor Pritchard

Performing Arts Center Auditorium
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Cafeteria Annex

Nuts and Bolts of the HHS Regulation

Julia G. Gorey, J.D.
This presentation will provide an overview of the foundational history, principles and regulations governing HHS human subjects research, including the scope of regulatory applicability, core protections, and reporting and compliance oversight requirements.
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Ethical Issues in Ethnographic Research

Greg Scott
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Clinical Data Research Networks

Abel Kho
The widespread adoption of electronic health records has naturally led to efforts to link clinical data across institutions.   In this talk, I will describe the complexities that arise in building multi-institutional clinical data research networks.
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The Ethics of Incidental Findings: Recommendations for IRBs and Researchers

Andy Kondrat
In December 2013, the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues released Anticipate and Communicate, a report detailing the ethical management of incidental findings in a variety of contexts, including the research setting. The Commission discusses researchers’ and IRB's responsibilities for discovering and disclosing incidental findings with regard to the values of respect for persons, beneficence, justice, and intellectual freedom.  This interactive session will give a brief overview of the report and the issues contained within, and then facilitate discussion.
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Hall of Governors

Special Consideration for the Review of Qualitative Research Protocols

Neil Vincent and Bernadette Sanchez
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Finding Flexibilities in the Regulations

Michelle Feige and Judith Birk
In this session, attendees will learn about the many ways in which an institution can avail itself of the various flexibilities in the application and interpretation of the regulations in a manner that both supports the appropriate protection of human research subjects and is fully compliant. An AAHRPP representative will discuss the regulatory framework and an institutional representative will describe how to put into efficient practice the flexibilities in the regulations.
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Data Sharing and Consent

Elizabeth Buchanan
This session will describe data sharing principles and practices; consider ethical concerns for HS research and IRBs in the face of data sharing and big data; review examples of data repositories; define and explore “big data” sharing; mention crowd sourced data; and discuss data sharing and consent issues.

Training and Assuring Adherence of Community Members in Human Subjects Protection

Doug Bruce
This session will present approaches to assuring human research protections in a community-based participatory research project studying resilience among sexual minority male youth (SMYH) experiencing homelessness.  Members of the SMYH community were trained to interview peers using a semi-structured interview format as part of a larger leadership development project within a program serving youth experiencing homelessness.  Applications of research ethics training for this community and assurance of protections will be discussed.
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Cafeteria Annex

Basics of Informed Consent

Yvonne Lau
This presentation will discuss the rationale for informed consent in human subjects research and provide an overview of its regulatory requirements under 45 CFR 46. The presentation will also include a discussion on when informed consent may be waived.
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Economic Disadvantage in Human Subjects Research

Amy Terpstra
This session will explore how the financial situation of research participants commands social considerations throughout the entire research process. Using case studies from the presenter's work doing applied research within a community-based human services organization and drawing in the experiences of the audience, the session will offer practical strategies for improving research design and implementation to ensure protections for participants experiencing disadvantage.
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Innovations in Informed Consent

Emily Anderson
This session will review recent empirical research on informed consent with suggestions for best practices and future directio
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Reference List

Capacity to Consent to Research Participation

Mary Jane Welch
Informed Consent is a basic tenant of human subject research.  To be informed, a potential participant must have the capacity to understand what they are being asked to agree to. This presentation will identify concepts and controversies of capacity to consent to research.
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Cafeteria Annex

Ask the Feds - Yvonne Lau, Julia Gorey, Ivor Prichard

Performing Arts Center Auditorium
Performing Arts Center Auditorium
2015-07-30T11:55:41.825-05:00 2015