2014 HSR CommUnity Conference

About the HSR Community Conference

September 11th and 12th, 2014

Student Activities Center (SAC)
1330 Miller Drive
Coral Gables, Florida

Student Center Complex

The 2014 Human Subject Research (HSR) Community Conference will serve as a learning and networking opportunity for professionals involved in every facet of a human research protection program.

Principal Investigators and study team members are the front line responders for research compliance and ultimately human subject protection. But there are many components of a Human Research Protection Program (HRPP). Its success is dependent on efficient workflows, clear and comprehensive policies and forward thinking to be able to develop and maintain a strong research portfolio, ensure compliance and more importantly, protect human subjects.

Conference Objectives:

  • Promote best practices in human subject research protection
  • Discuss how to increase process efficiencies, transparency and accountability
  • Foster greater collaboration within our own HRPP and amongst community partners

Topics will include:

  • Accreditation
  • Federal Regulations
  • Community Engagement and Involvement
  • Monitoring
  • International Research
  • HRPP/IRB Operations
  • Informed Consent
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Contractual Obligations
  • Special Considerations
  • Quality Assurance and Improvement
  • Regulatory Balance
  • Research IT Systems
  • Multi-Site Research and Central IRBs
  • Social and Behavioral Research
  • Institutional Growth
  • Wellness and Prevention- Human Capital

Who Should attend:

  • HRPP Stakeholders
  • Ethicists
  • Faculty Members
  • Government Employees
  • Grants/Contracts Officers
  • Ancillary Representatives
  • Hospital Administrators
  • HRPP/IRB Directors/Managers
  • HRPP/IRB Staff
  • IRB Chairs
  • IRB Members
  • Industry Representatives
  • Research IT Representatives
  • Institutional Officials and Senior Institutional Leadership
  • Compliance Officers/ Staff
  • Researchers
  • Research Staff
  • Medical Residents

Registration for UM participants can be made via ULearn at http:\\ulearn.miami.edu.

All non-UM invitees should contact hsrcommunityconf@med.miami.edu for more information.