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Online Program Guide


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Welcome

Only at the SRA International Annual Meeting you will find everything that you are looking for: Globally-recognized education programs that provide the latest and most comprehensive opportunities for research administrators for every level, in every field. Five SRAI Certificates offered in their entirety: Financial Management, Research Law, National Institutes of Health Grants Fundamentals, Practice of Research Administration and Management, and Introduction to Research Administration and Management. Opportunity to exchange ideas with colleagues and peers during the Learning CafĂŠs & SRA-Talks. Unforgettable opportunities to network with leaders and experts at memorable events. And it all takes place at an amazing & vibrant location in San Antonio!

Meeting Chairs Ed Black Denver Research Institute Kathy Brownridge Leeds, United Kingdom

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Table of Contents

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Keynote Speakers 6 Schedule at a Glance 8 SRAI Partners 10 General Information 11 Networking Events 13 Education 14 Education Credit Information 16 Educational Certificates 18 Workshops 28 Monday Concurrent Sessions 30 Tuesday Concurrent Sessions 43 Wednesday Concurrent Sessions 55 SRA Talks & Learning Cafés 60 Sponsors & Exhibitors 62

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Opening Keynote Speaker Monday, October 24

7:45 AM - 9:15 AM Sheila Rowan

Prof. Sheila Rowan is an experimental physicist and since 2009, Director of the Institute for Gravitational Research in the School of Physics and Astronomy in the University of Glasgow in the United Kingdom. Prior to that she held positions split between Glasgow and Stanford University in the USA.

GRAVITATIONAL WAVES

The research of her Institute is focused on developments relevant to the international

network of gravitational wave detectors and in particular has been an international partner in upgrades to the US LIGO observatories, carried out between 2010 and 2015. This research contributed to one of the most significant scientific breakthroughs of this century: the first detection of gravitational waves, announced in February 2016 in the 100th anniversary year of their prediction by Albert Einstein. This discovery has opened up an entirely new field in physical science that of gravitational

astronomy enabling the study of black holes and other exotic phenomena far out in our Universe. For further information on gravitational waves and Sheila's interview with BBC's Newsnight, see here. Sheila's personal research is targeted at developing optical materials for use in gravitational wave detectors along with broader applications in precision measurement science. She was awarded a Leverhulme Prize for Astronomy and Astrophysics in 2005, appointed to Fellowship of the UK Institute of Physics in 2006, elected to Fellowship of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 2008, was the recipient of a Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award in 2010 and awarded Fellowship of the American Physical Society in 2012. Sheila was made an MBE for services to science in the Queen's Birthday Honours list in 2011. In 2014 she was selected as their annual Women in Physics Lecturer by the Australian Institute of Physics. She is currently (since June 2016) seconded part-time to the post of Chief Scientific Adviser to the Scottish Government.

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Closing Plenary Speaker Wednesday, October 26

7:45 AM - 9:15 AM Shayla Rivera

Shayla Rivera is an Aerospace Engineer and former Rocket Scientist with NASA turned salesperson, corporate trainer and now Keynote Speaker, TV Host, Emcee/Host, Humorist, Comedian, Actor, Writer, Producer, Seminar Facilitator and Panel Moderator. And more is on the way. However, none of these labels tells you much about her. She best describes herself as a spiritually irreverent Mystic and Awareness Expert. What many would call a Renaissance Woman. Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Rivera grew up with an avid interest in human behavior, science, machinery and fixing things. Rivera attended Texas A&M University, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering with a

great number of additional credits in her other passion, Psychology. After graduation she joined McDonnell Douglas Space Systems at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, where she worked on the NASA Space Shuttle and Space Station programs for eight years.

Shayla is not easily placed in just one category or class, she defines her own. She finally remarks, “Now I even can add Breast Cancer Survivor to my resume. I am grateful.” To read Shayla's full bio, see here.

THIS IS LIFE AND IT IS GOOD (Life = People, Circumstances, Things) Learning how to check and change our perspectives so that we can more effectively deal with difficult personalities and unrealistic workloads, while trying to keep everything else

afloat… are you Kidding! The most popular advice for dealing with toxic people whether at work or at home is to leave, to remove yourself or them from the situation. However, even though sometimes that might be what it comes to, this advice is not usually the most realistic or reasonable approach. Especially when, if applied, it could mean the end of a job or of an important relationship. Shayla’s approach has more to do with making the changes we can make ourselves, in order to be effective when stuck dealing with a toxic personality. These changes have to do with checking and altering perspectives, setting boundaries for ourselves and for them and finally and most importantly, moving and/or hiding the buttons and the lines which these people consistently push and cross. Sometimes the best option is not to physically remove ourselves from the situation but to remove ourselves emotionally. And yes, this can be done however, some of us would rather be right than correct and many more of us would much rather get even than prosper. The best way is to make sure that we are neither one of these people.

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Friday, October 21 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM | Registration Open

Saturday, October 22 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Registration Open

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM | Board of Directors Meeting

Schedule at a Glance

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Getting to Know Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (registration required, free)

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Full-Day Workshops (additional pricing required) 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM | Half-Day Morning Workshops (additional pricing required) 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM | Workshop Luncheon (Ticket required) (For Full-Day or two Half-Day Workshops on the same day)

1:30 PM - 5:00 PM | Half-Day Afternoon Workshops (additional pricing required)

Sunday, October 23 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM | Registration Open

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Full-Day Workshops (additional pricing required) 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM | Half-Day Morning Workshops (additional pricing required) 12:30 pm - 1:30 PM | Workshop Luncheon (Ticket required) (For Full-Day or two Half-Day Workshops on the same day)

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Exhibitor and Poster Set Up 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM | Half-Day Afternoon Workshops (additional pricing required) 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM | New to the SRAI Annual Meeting? Welcome and Introduction to SRAI 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM | Opening Reception

(Buses to depart at 6:30 PM from Bowie Street, in front of Macy's, and start returning at 10:00 PM)

Monday, October 24 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Registration Open

7:30 AM | Breakfast Served (Doors to open at 7:00 AM) 7:45 AM - 9:15 PM | Opening General Session with Keynote Speaker 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Exhibit Hall Open 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM | Concurrent Sessions ....................................................................................................................................................................................................


Monday, October 24 (cont.) 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM | Morning Break in the Exhibit Hall 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM | Concurrent Sessions 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM | Lunch on Your Own 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM | Concurrent Sessions 3:15 PM - 3:45 PM | Afternoon Break in the Exhibit Hall 3:45 PM - 5:00 PM | Concurrent Sessions 5:15 PM - 6:00 PM | Section Membership Business Meetings 6:40 PM | Dinner Groups

Tuesday, October 25 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Registration Open

7:30 AM | Breakfast Served (Doors to open at 7:00 AM) 7:45 AM - 9:15 AM | Annual Membership Business Meeting, Awards, and Distinguished Faculty Recognition 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM | Exhibit Hall Open 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM | Concurrent Sessions 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM | Morning Break in the Exhibit Hall 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM | Concurrent Sessions 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM | SRA International Luncheon: Celebrating 50 Years 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Symposium Paper Presentations 2:00 PM - 3:15 pm | Concurrent Sessions 3:15 PM - 3:45 PM | Afternoon Break in the Exhibit Hall with Raffle 3:45 PM - 5:00 PM | Concurrent Sessions 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM | Symposium Poster Presentations 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM | Meet and Mingle in the Heart of Texas 6:40 PM | Dinner Groups

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Wednesday, October 26 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM | Registration Open

7:30 AM | Breakfast Served (Doors to open at 7:00 AM)

Schedule at a Glance

7:45 AM - 9:15 AM | Closing General Session with Keynote 9:00 AM - 11:15 AM | Exhibit Hall Open 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM | Concurrent Sessions 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM | Morning Break in the Exhibit Hall 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM | Concurrent Sessions 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Board of Directors Meeting

SRA International Partner Sponsors

2016 Platinum Partners

2016 Silver Partners

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General Information

What if I'm a First-Time Attendee?

Each year we try to set up our First Timers for a successful meeting! Come and check out the latest Annual Meeting buzz and meet other newbies at the Newcomer event on Sunday, October 23 from 5:30 pm to 6:30 PM in Salon GM. Stop by Registration for a chance to network and meet staff members and volunteers, who will help answer questions and provide guidance for navigating your first SRA International Annual Meeting. Need some tips on navigating the meeting? Approach one of our seasoned Annual Meeting attendees wearing an Ambassador pins, and get all your questions answered!

What does my registration fee include?

Full conference registration fees include access to all learning activities Monday-Wednesday, the Opening Reception and the Exhibit Hall. Registered attendees will also receive access to all available session handouts online and the attendee roster. Meals included are: food and beverage at the Sunday evening event, breakfast on Monday-Wednesday mornings; breaks in the Exhibit Hall; and lunch at the Tuesday Luncheon. *Lunch is included for workshop attendees participating in full-day or two (2) half-day workshops on the same day.

Where is Registration & Information Desk?

Located in the Convention Center, Level 3, Ground Ballroom Foyer. Pick up your conference name badge and materials at SRAI Registration. Still have a question, come to the Exhibit Hall and the Learning Insitute booth #209. This is an excellent resource to answer any of your questions about the meeting, education credit, evening activities and networking opportunities. Registration will be open during the following hours:

Friday, October 21 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM | Registration Open

Monday, October 24 7:00 AM - 5:00 AM | Registration Open

Saturday, October 22 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Registration Open

Tuesday, October 25 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Registration Open

Sunday, October 23 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM | Registration Open

Wednesday, October 26 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM | Registration Open

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General Information

What is the dress code? We want you to be comfortable so you can enjoy your meeting experience! Therefore, business casual dress is strongly encouraged. We suggest bringing a light sweater or jacket with you during the day as the hotel rooms are air conditioned. Can I buy individual additional event tickets for the Sunday opening reception? What is the cost? The opening reception on Sunday is already included in the full meeting registration. Individual guest tickets for the reception are available online in advance or onsite. Tickets may be purchased for $80 online in advance or onsite; tickets for children are $35 online in advance and onsite. Do I need to sign up in advance for the concurrent session on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday? The concurrent sessions on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday are part of the conference registration rate. You don’t need to select sessions in advance. For the complete program, please visit the Education webpage.

Is there a difference between Tracks and Certificates? Tracks are designed to develop the content in a way that assures value added opportunities for attendees. Tracks represent major subjects and issues in research administration. The SRA International Certificate Program offers comprehensive training in specific areas of research administration. The five certificates that will be offered in full at the 2016 SRA International Annual Meeting are Financial Management, Research Law, National Institutes of Health Grants Fundamentals, Practice of Research Administration and Management, and Introduction to Research Administration and Management. More information can be found on the Certificates page. When is the Exhibit Hall open? The Exhibit hall will be open Monday from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, on Tuesday from 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM and on Wednesday from 9:00 AM - 11:15 AM. The morning and afternoon breaks will be located in the Exhibit hall each day. For a full list of this year’s exhibitors, please visit the Exhibit Hall page.

"From networking to education, SRA International Annual Meeting provides an opportunity to discuss hot topics, renew relationships with colleagues and make new lasting friends in the profession."

Volunteer Information Volunteering is a great way to network while getting a behind-thescenes look at the conference. Volunteering is open to all registered conference attendees. Please visit the Volunteer page for more information. Still have questions or concerns? Please contact the Volunteer Coordinators Jenny Gauvin and Dilyana Williams.

My question is not answered here! Who should I contact? We're sorry that we could not anticipate your needs. Please email us at srameetings@srainternational.org so we can assist you!

Special Meals If you ordered a special meal, please alert a hotel server to your needs before you are seated. As with any problem you encounter, please see an SRAI staff person if difficulty arises in getting the meal you requested in advance. Internet Access Your San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter Hotel fee includes complimentary high-speed internet access in your guestroom, hotel atrium, and poolside. You cannot access wireless internet in the meeting rooms. Visit the exhibit hall for free internet in the Internet Lounge sponsored by PCORI.

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Networking Events

Welcome to the SRA International Annual Meeting! Attend this Welcome and Introduction gathering on Sunday, October 23 at 5:30 PM in Salon GM to learn how to navigate through the meeting and ask questions about SRAI. Participants will also have an opportunity to meet SRAI leadership and mingle with fellow first-timers. SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23 Opening Reception 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM Let's travel from the Riverwalk and explore the beautiful setting of the Texas Country. Knibbe Ranch was founded back in 1852, more than 150 years ago. The Knibbe Ranch (pronounced ka-NIB-bee) is one of the few remaining Century Heritage Ranches in the State of Texas, which means they are a working cattle ranch with a thriving cow-calf operation. Don't worry, we are not putting you to work! We are just going to show you a taste of everything Texas!

Dinner Groups The famous Dinner Groups are back at the 2016 Annual Meeting. This is a great networking opportunity and a perfect way to explore the restaurants on the Riverwalk with fellow colleagues! Participants are responsible for their own expenses. Dinner Groups meet 20 minutes prior to the reservation at SRAI Registration at 6:40pm. You can sign up to join a Monday and/or a Tuesday Dinner Group online or onsite at SRAI Registration. This is a great networking opportunity!

Knibbe Ranch is about 30-40 minutes from the Riverwalk. Busses will depart from Bowie Street, in front of Macy's between 6:30 - 7:15 PM. Busses will depart from the Knibbe Ranch at 10:00 PM back to the main conference hotel.

OPENING GENERAL SESSION Monday, October 24, 7:45-9:15 AM Location: General Session Room | Salon E-F Kick-off the 2016 Annual Meeting! Join us for a wonderful lecture given by the Opening Keynote Speaker Sheila Rowan.

*The Opening Reception is included in your full meeting registration. Name badges will be required to board the bus. Guest Tickets are available for purchase in advance. Don't forget your name badge to get on the bus! Morning and Afternoon Breaks in the Exhibit Hall Don’t let the learning stop when sessions end. The Annual Meeting Exhibit Hall showcases companies and organizations, offering products and services to help you and your institution to Explore, Educate and Engage. Our Exhibit Hall features Internet Lounge sponsored by PCORI, SRATalks and refreshments throughout the day. Need to charge your device? Visit the InfoEd charging station in the Grand Ballroom Foyer.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25 Annual Membership Business Meeting, SRAI Awards & Distinguished Faculty Recognition 7:45 AM - 9:15 AM All SRA International members are welcome and encouraged to attend the Annual Membership Business Meeting and SRAI Awards. In addition to receiving the annual report and budget from the Executive Committee and Board of Directors, we will also celebrate the accomplishments of our peers and recognize the newest recipients of the Hartford-Nicholsen, The Herbert B. Chermside Award for Distinguished Contribution to Research Administration, Excellence, Partnership in International

or Inter-collegiate Collaboration, Best Concurrent Session, Rod Rose Award, the Technology Innovation and Application Awards and Distinguished Faculty Recognition. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25 SRA International Luncheon, Celebrating 50 Years 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM The Society of Research Administrators International was founded in 1967 and in 2017 we will celebrate together its 50th Anniversary. In recognition of this benchmark, we will kick off the celebration with the official SRAI luncheon on Tuesday, October 25. The luncheon will feature a panel to recognize and celebrate five decades of accomplishment and service to the profession. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Symposium Paper Presentations 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Symposium Poster Presentations The SRA Symposium features contributed papers and posters related to the art and science of research administration. Come and listen to your colleagues share their experiences, best practices and research! The paper presentations is going to take place in the General Session ballroom right after the SRAI Luncheon. Come and join us on Tuesday after the sessions are over for the poster presentations! Don't miss this opportunity to support your peers! This year, YOU have the opportunity to be a part of the Symposium Poster review process! In addition to being evaluated by a review panel for the 2016

Best Poster of the Year Award, each Symposium Poster is also up for the 2016 People’s Choice Award. This award is, yes you guessed it, voted for by our annual meeting attendees. From Monday, October 24 through Wednesday, October 26 all of the Posters will be on display in the Grand Ballroom Foyer just outside the Exhibit Hall. From 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm on Tuesday, October 25 stop by to look at all of the posters and meet & greet with the Poster authors as they present their Posters. Access the 2016 SRA International Annual Meeting App and vote for your favorite Poster! TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25 Meet and Mingle in the Heart of Texas 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Discover the Unforgettable. Before the conference ends, join us on Tuesday, October 25 "After Hours" in the Exhibit Hall for a bit of Texas hospitality. "Meet and Mingle" with your colleagues and vendors as we experience more about this one of a kind State. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26 Closing General Session 7:45 AM - 9:15 AM This year, before you bring your SRA Annual Meeting experience to a close, stop by the Closing General Session on Wednesday, October 26.

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Education

Join the conversation with your peers, recognized experts and industry leaders for five days of valuable, relevant, invigorating professional development, education and networking. Choose from a wide variety of educational opportunities! Keynote: World-class experts inspire by sharing unique experiences, knowledge and ideas. Concurrent Session: 75-minute session that could be in the form of presentation, case study, discussion, panel or step-by-step presentation. The majority of concurrent sessions at SRAI meetings have typically fit in this category and form the core of conference offerings. Presenters are encouraged to use active learning techniques to engage audiences, distribute materials and respond to follow-up requests for more information. Learning Café: An informal gathering of attendees, led by an expert or mentor. The Learning Cafés allow for small groups to interact and “continue the conversation” on many topics already covered in the traditional sessions or workshops. The Learning Café sessions are meant to encourage networking and connecting with peers for future interactions after the conference ends. Learning Cafés to take place in Conference Room 10. SRA-Talk: Designed after the famous and powerful time-limited format, this series provides an extremely fast-paced and content-stuffed session in only 15 minutes. Exhibitors will showcase their electronic products and tools or to provide a very quick demonstration in the Exhibit Hall on Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday. Symposium: Each year SRA International has a tradition of publishing contributed papers and professional posters at its annual meeting, which are designed to enhance and enrich the body of knowledge of research administration and management as an art and science. Workshop (additional fee) : 3 ½ or 7 hour deep dives into specific learning topics, led by one or more experts. These are designed to allow participants to more fully explore an area of interest and learn new skills or develop new strategies. Workshops may include more hands-on exercises, discussion groups, and other in-depth experiences. Workshops are offered on Saturday or Sunday only. Learning Lab: 3 ½ hour sessions that is a blend of lecture based instruction, case studies, peer learning and interaction. The Learning Lab gives the opportunity to attendees to explore an area of interest and gain new knowledge.

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Tracks

Tracks are designed to develop the content in a way that assures value added opportunities for attendees. A secondary aim is to assist attendees to effectively plan their educational time. The tracks represent major subject and issue areas for research administration. Financial and Post-award Administration: research cost accounting; auditing; OMB requirements for universities, hospitals, private sector; matching funds issues/cost sharing; financial conflict of interest issues; facilities and administration costs; purchasing; salaries, compensation, honoraria; and travel allocability and allowability; working with sponsoring agencies and sub-recipient monitoring.

Management and Operations: delivery of operational services and research and financial compliance programs; facilities management; research infrastructure such as capital programs and building and managing of science and technology parks; human resources and international personnel management; and supporting collaborations with international organizations. Professional Development: continuing education commitment; building on personal growth and development; leadership; quality of life development; self-assessment; supervisor/staff relations; industrial/workplace psychology; emerging role of research administrators within the culture of research. Research Ethics and Compliance: human research; animal research; peer review; mentor/trainee responsibility and development; publications; collaborative research ethics; scientific misconduct; standards for the responsible conduct of research; and research ethics education programs, curricula, requirements, and approaches. Research Law: patents; copyrights; intellectual property; technology transfer; undue influence and conflict of interest; Stark, Safe Harbors, Anti Kickback, HIPAA; institutional liability assessment and corrective action planning; FAR/DFAR; OMB Circulars and CFR’s; emerging regulations and statutes; interrelationship of federal, state and local law; international issues; import/export and licensing issues; data sharing, monitoring, management, and ownership. Sponsors and Agencies: the nature of “sponsorship�; defining roles and responsibilities between sponsors, grantors, awardees; private sector sponsors: technology, foundations; state sponsorship issues; federal agency updates; new initiatives in research; international agency relations; working with program officer leadership; and sponsoring agency rules. Sponsored Programs Planning, Development and Deliveries: how to develop collaborative partnerships with industry, government and non-profit sectors; identifying strategies in developing public-private partnerships; institutional capacity building, including supply-side partnerships; faculty, positioning; effective grant writing techniques; the role of the research administrator in sponsored programs development; diversifying funding sources; communication strategies in sponsored programs development; and organizational and team structures to support successful program development. .................................................................................................................................................................................................... SRA INTERNATIONAL 2016 EXPLORE EDUCATE ENGAGE Online Program Book, NOT printed onsite


Education Credit Information

Continuing Education Units (CEU) Registrants will receive continuing education units and credit for all modules and plenaries they attend during the meeting. Continuing Education Unit (CEU) is a nationally recognized measure of participation in a continuing education program. A CEU is defined as ten hours of program contact (1 CEU = 10 hours of education programming). In countries, such as Canada, the term Continuing Education Credit (CEC) is used instead. For a letter verifying attendance, please email a list of all modules you attended to SRAI's Education Coordinator at srameetings@srainternational.org, one week after the end of the meeting.

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Certified Research Administrators (CRA) RACC accepts credit for all modules and plenaries that you attend during the meeting. One contact hour is equal to one credit hour (1 hour 15 minute sessions = 1.25 hours; 1 hour 30 minute session = 1.5 hours) For questions regarding CRA Certification, please contact the Research Administrators Certification Council (RACC). For a letter verifying attendance, please email a list of all modules you attended to SRA's Education Coordinator at srameetings@srainternational.org, one week after the end of the meeting.

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Continuing Legal Education (CLE's) Credit Attorneys seeking continuing legal education (CLE) credit in their home state may request formal CLE program approval by submitting a schedule of modules and plenaries you plan to attend to SRA International (60)* days before the meeting. Application processing fees may apply. If you would like to apply as an individual attendee in your home state, you may request a letter verifying attendance, and any programming documentation necessary to try and collect CLEs through their state licensing board one week after the meeting. Please note that the State Courts and State Bars have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CLE credit. If you have any questions regarding CLE credit, please contact SRA's Education Coordinator at srameetings@srainternational.org. *(90) days for attorneys from North Dakota

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CPE Credit for Certified Public Accountants (CPA's) The Society of Research Administrators International is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA), as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Website: www.nasba.org SRA International is accredited by the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. This program is administered by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) to sponsor and award Continuing Professional Education (CPE's) to accounting professionals. CPE credits are awarded to Certified Public Accountant (CPA's) in order to maintain their license. Learning objectives, program level and any prerequisites/advanced preparation requirements for each module are noted in the conference program. This program is a "group-live" offering. CPE Credits will be available for workshops and concurrent sessions. CPE Tracking Sheet In accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, CPE credits are calculated on a 50-minute hour. If you have any questions regarding this program, please contact SRA's Education Coordinator at srameetings@srainternational.org.

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SRAI Certificate Information

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The Society of Research Administrators International maintains 12 certificate programs encompassing every aspect of Research Administration – Hospitals, Universities, Nonprofits and Commercial Institutions. SRAI’s certificate programs offer comprehensive training specific to today’s educational needs of research administrators.

About the Certificate Tracking Booklet The tracking booklet allows members to easily record their progress. Pick up a Certificate Tracking Booklet at registration, or download it here, and obtain a sticker at the conclusion of each workshop or session. Once all coursework has been completed turn in your documentation to Registration at the meeting or e-mail it to srameetings@srainternational.org to receive your certificate of completion. If you attended a workshop or session at a previous SRA meeting, list the meeting on the line next to the course. SRA staff will verify your attendance at previous meetings.

The five certificates that will be offered in full at the 2016 SRA International Annual Meeting are: Financial Management (FM) Research Law (RL) National Institutes of Health Grants Fundamentals (NIH) Practice of Research Administration and Management (PRAM) Introduction to Research Administration and Management (IRAM) Certificate program course credit is earned and awarded only if full SRA International membership is in effect at the time the course is taken. In other words, only full members may receive credit for taking certificate program workshops and sessions. Affiliate members, non-members and those with lapsed membership will not receive educational credit for any certificate program sessions or workshops taken during this time. SRAI members have up to three years to complete the courses from a specific certificate program requirement, allowing you greater flexibility to manage time, travel and budget constraints.

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SRAI CertiďŹ cate Information About Financial Management (FM)

The financial research administration series is designed for new and intermediate administrators responsible for providing financial support on a pre- or post-award basis. The certificate content is also applicable to mid- and upper-level administrators who assume oversight responsibility for financial management of sponsored program activity and to support staff responsible for developing financial and compliance management systems. The certificate provides an understanding of the regulatory foundation for the direct and indirect costing of sponsored program activity, financial management decision-making and system development. The required workshop for this certificate is WS1: It's About the Money. One (1) full-day workshop and seven (7) concurrent sessions (four (4) required sessions; three (3) elective sessions)

Required Workshop (FM-R)

Required Sessions (FM-R)

WS1: It's About the Money Saturday, October 22 | 9:00 AM-5:00 PM Room: Salon KL

Must Take Four (4)

M208: Managing Service Centers Monday, October 24 | 11:15 AM-12:30 PM Room: Salon GM M307: Facilities & Administrative (F&A) Rate Proposal Process at Universities: Guidance for Central/ Departmental Administrators Monday, October 24 | 2:00-3:15 PM Room: Salon BC

Elective Sessions (FM-E) Must Take Three (3)

M107: Strategies for Success: Managing Faculty Compensation and Funding Streams Monday, October 24 | 9:30-10:45 AM Room: Salon D M108: Uniform Guidance: It's Here, It's Now Monday, October 24 | 9:30-10:45 AM Room: Salon BC

M408: Cost Principles Overview Monday, October 24 | 3:45-5:00 PM Room: Salon KL

M308: Improving Departmental and School Reporting for Federal and Non-federal Awards Monday, October 24 | 2:00-3:15 PM Room: Salon A

T207: After the Award - Re-budgeting and Cost Transfers Tuesday, October 25 | 11:15 AM-12:30 PM Room: Salon BC

M407: Grants Management in a Department/Division Monday, October 24 | 3:45-5:00 PM Room: Conference Room 9

T307: Subrecipient Monitoring and Management Under the Uniform Guidance Tuesday, October 25 | 2:00-3:15 PM Room: Salon GM

T108: Fund Management: The Essentials and Its Success Tuesday, October 25 | 9:30-10:45 AM Room: Conference Room 13/14

T407: Compensation Practices: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly Tuesday, October 25 | 3:45-5:00 PM Room: Salon GM W108: Closeout, Don’t Shut Down Wednesday, October 26 | 9:30-10:45 AM Room: Salon BC

T208: Internal & External Audit - What are We Seeing Today? Tuesday, October 25 | 11:15 AM-12:30 PM Room: Conference Room 17/18 T308: Strategies for Getting Facilities and Administrative Rate Proposal Extensions Tuesday, October 25 | 2:00-3:15 PM Room: Conference Room 3/4 W107: Capitated Budgets: Post-award Financial Management of Fixed-price Clinical Contracts Wednesday, October 26 | 9:30-10:45 AM Room: Conference Room 16

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SRAI CertiďŹ cate Information About Research Law (RL)

The "theory of everything" (TOE) is a hypothetical theory studied in theoretical physics that is intended to fully explain and link together all known physical phenomena. The Research Law certificate is similar to TOE in that it attempts to explain and link together all known issues of research administration. Legal issues arise throughout research, starting with intellectual property issues, continuing through contract and grant matters, and living on in post research licensing, "derivative works disputes," and post-clinical trial liability questions. The Research Law certificate is for both new research administrators who need a basic approach for recognizing the legal issues that they will face daily and for the more experienced administrator who works with general counsel and outside attorneys on a daily basis. Because there are so many legal issues in research, the curriculum is very broad and constantly changing to address new issues confronting scientists, research administrators and their attorneys. The required workshop for this certificate is WS13: Introduction to Research Law. One (1) workshop and five (5) concurrent sessions (must take one (1) session within each of the four (4) required categories; one (1) elective in any category)

Required Workshop (RL-R)

WS13: Introduction to Research Law Sunday, October 23 | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Room: Conference 17/18

I. Parties and Players (RL-I) WS9: Negotiating Clinical Trial Agreements with Industry Sponsors Saturday, October 22 | 1:30-5:00 PM Room: Conference Room 13/14 M209: International Regulations, National Implications: Developing Countries, Roll Up Your Sleeves Monday, October 24 | 11:15 AM-12:30 PM Room: Conference Room 8 M210: Trends and Patterns in Federal Audits and Enforcement Actions Monday, October 24 | 11:15 AM-12:30 PM Room: Salon J M309: International Awards: Insight from Both Sides of the Table Monday, October 24 | 2:00-3:15 PM Room: Conference Room 13/14 M310: Mobile Medical Applications: Federal Drug Administration (FDA) Guidance for Industry Use Monday, October 24 | 2:00-3:15 PM Room: Conference Room 16 M409: Competing for Contracts Under the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Monday, October 24 | 3:45-5:00 PM Room: Salon GM

M410: Clinical Trial Agreements with Industry: Beyond the Basics Monday, October 24 | 3:45-5:00 PM Room: Conference Room 16 T109: Technology Transfer: Opportunities,Potholes and Some Historic Perspective Tuesday, October 25 | 9:30-10:45 AM Room: Conference Room 1/2 T409: Braiding the Arms of the Octopus: Identifying and Resolving Material Transfer Agreement (MTA) Concerns Across University Research Offices Tuesday, October 25 | 3:45-5:00 PM Room: Conference Room 1/2 W109: Research Misconduct: A Year in Review Wednesday, October 26 | 9:30-10:45 AM Room: Conference Room 7 W209: Clearing Away Shadows: Cloud Privacy and Security for Research Data Wednesday, October 26 | 11:15 AM-12:30 PM Room: Salon A

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II. Intellectual Property (RL-II) M207: Complicated World of Collaboration: Export Controls, IP & Data Privacy Monday, October 24 | 11:15 AM-12:30 PM Room: Salon D M209: International Regulations, National Implications: Developing Countries, Roll Up Your Sleeves Monday, October 24 | 11:15 AM-12:30 PM Room: Conference Room 8 M309: International Awards From Both Sides of the Table Monday, October 24 | 2:00-3:15 PM Room: Conference Room 13/14 M310: Mobile Medical Applications: Federal Drug Administration (FDA) Guidance for Industry Use Monday, October 24 | 2:00-3:15 PM Room: Conference Room 16 M410: Clinical Trial Agreements with Industry: Beyond the Basics Monday, October 24 | 3:45-5:00 PM Room: Conference Room 16 T109: Technology Transfer: Opportunities,Potholes and Some Historic Perspective Tuesday, October 25 | 9:30-10:45 AM Room: Conference Room 1/2

M409: Competing for Contracts Under the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Monday, October 24 | 3:45-5:00 PM Room: Salon GM M410: Clinical Trial Agreements with Industry: Beyond the Basics Monday, October 24 | 3:45-5:00 PM Room: Conference Room 16 T109: Technology Transfer: Opportunities,Potholes and Some Historic Perspective Tuesday, October 25 | 9:30-10:45 AM Room: Conference Room 1/2 T209: Optimize Negotiation of Clinical Trial Agreements: Accelerated Clinical Trial Agreement Tuesday, October 25 | 11:15 AM-12:30 PM Room: Conference Room 16 T310: Contracts and All Their Cousins Tuesday, October 25 | 2:00-3:15 PM Room: Salon KL T409: Braiding the Arms of the Octopus: Identifying and Resolving Material Transfer Agreement (MTA) Concerns Across University Research Offices Tuesday, October 25 | 3:45-5:00 PM Room: Conference Room 1/2

W209: Clearing Away Shadows: Cloud Privacy and Security for Research Data Wednesday, October 26 | 11:15 AM-12:30 PM Room: Salon A W210: Intellectual Property Wednesday, October 26 | 11:15 AM-12:30 PM Room: Salon GM III. Contract and Grants (RL-III) WS9: Negotiating Clinical Trial Agreements with Industry Sponsors Saturday, October 22 | 1:30-5:00 PM Room: Conference Room 13/14 M309: International Awards From Both Sides of the Table Monday, October 24 | 2:00-3:15 PM Room: Conference Room 13/14

Research Law Categories: Must take a total of five (5) sessions. One (1) from each required category and one (1) from any category as an Elective.

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SRAI CertiďŹ cate Information About Research Law (RL) (cont.)

The "theory of everything" (TOE) is a hypothetical theory studied in theoretical physics that is intended to fully explain and link together all known physical phenomena. The Research Law certificate is similar to TOE in that it attempts to explain and link together all known issues of research administration. Legal issues arise throughout research, starting with intellectual property issues, continuing through contract and grant matters, and living on in post research licensing, "derivative works disputes," and post-clinical trial liability questions. The Research Law certificate is for both new research administrators who need a basic approach for recognizing the legal issues that they will face daily and for the more experienced administrator who works with general counsel and outside attorneys on a daily basis. Because there are so many legal issues in research, the curriculum is very broad and constantly changing to address new issues confronting scientists, research administrators and their attorneys. The required workshop for this certificate is WS13: Introduction to Research Law. IV. Public Policy, Compliance and Ethics (RL-IV)

WS9: Negotiating Clinical Trial Agreements with Industry Sponsors Saturday, October 22 | 1:30-5:00 PM Room: Conference Room 13/14 WS19: US Export Controls Applicable to International Research Sunday, October 23 | 9:00 AM-12:30 PM Room: Conference Room 8

M410: Clinical Trial Agreements with Industry: Beyond the Basics Monday, October 24 | 3:45-5:00 PM Room: Conference Room 16

T109: Technology Transfer: Opportunities,Potholes and Some Historic Perspective Tuesday, October 25 | 9:30-10:45 AM Room: Conference Room 1/2 T110: Data and Privacy Tuesday, October 25 | 9:30-10:45 AM Room: Salon D

M109: False Claims Act - Overview and Hot Topics Monday, October 24 | 9:30-10:45 AM Room: Conference Room 17/18

T210: Security and Tech Transfer Issues: A New Ballgame? Tuesday, October 25 | 11:15 AM-12:30 PM Room: Salon D

M111: Research Compliance Risks Monday, October 24 | 9:30-10:45 AM Room: Conference Room 3/4

T311: The Journal's Role in Research Management Tuesday, October 25 | 2:00-3:15 PM Room: Conference Room 8

M207: Complicated World of Collaboration: Export Controls, IP & Data Privacy Monday, October 24 | 11:15 AM-12:30 PM Room: Salon D

T412: The Basics of Research Misconduct Investigation Committees Tuesday, October 25 | 3:45-5:00 PM Room: Conference Room 8

M209: International Regulations, National Implications: Developing Countries, Roll Up Your Sleeves Monday, October 24 | 11:15 AM-12:30 PM Room: Conference Room 8

W109: Research Misconduct: A Year in Review Wednesday, October 26 | 9:30-10:45 AM Room: Conference Room 7

M210: Trends and Patterns in Federal Audits and Enforcement Actions Monday, October 24 | 11:15 AM-12:30 PM Room: Salon J

W209: Clearing Away Shadows: Cloud Privacy and Security for Research Data Wednesday, October 26 | 11:15 AM-12:30 PM Room: Salon A

M310: Mobile Medical Applications: Federal Drug Administration (FDA) Guidance for Industry Use Monday, October 24 | 2:00-3:15 PM Room: Conference Room 16 M409: Competing for Contracts Under the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Monday, October 24 | 3:45-5:00 PM Room: Salon GM ....................................................................................................................................................................................................


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About the National Institutes of Health Grants Fundamentals (NIH)

The certificate in National Institutes of Health Grants was produced by SRA International for the benefit of its members who manage NIH grants. It was produced solely by SRA International, and is not an official program of the NIH. The NIH Grants Management certificate provides a foundation in grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). As the NIH is the single largest federal grant-awarding agency, the program is perfect both for someone new to research administration and for research administrators expanding their knowledge of federal funding agencies. The curriculum anchored by the full-day workshop, "NIH Fundamentals" - provides an overview to the procedures and policies essential to preparing successful applications to and managing grant awards from the National Institutes of Health. The required workshop for this certificate is WS14: National Institutes of Health (NIH) Fundamentals. One (1) full-day workshop and six (6) concurrent sessions (three (3) required sessions from each topic area; three (3) elective sessions)

Required Workshop (NIH-R)

WS14: National Institutes of Health (NIH) Fundamentals Sunday, October 23 | 9:00 AM-5:00 PM Room: Salon KL

Required Sessions (NIH-R) Must Take Three (3) sessions. One (1) from Each Category

I. Pre-Award (NIH-I) T304: Grant Writing for Success and Understanding National Institutes of Health (NIH) Peer Review Tuesday, October 25 | 2:00-3:15 PM Room: Conference Room 1/2 T414: National Institutes of Health (NIH) Mock Study Section Tuesday, October 25 | 3:45-5:00 PM Room: Conference Room 17/18

II. Post-Award (NIH-II) M212: That National Institutes of Health (NIH) Grant is in Trouble Monday, October 24 | 11:15 AM-12:30 PM Room: Salon A T114: Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Uniform Guidance Tuesday, October 25 | 9:30-10:45 AM Room: General Session Room | Salon EF

III. Compliance (NIH-III)

M112: All Things Being Equal, Ensuring Grant and Animal Protocol Congruence Monday, October 24 | 9:30-10:45 AM Room: Conference Room 9 T112: NPRM, Central IRB Review and Beyond: Preparing for What’s Next in Human Subjects Protection Tuesday, October 25 | 9:30-10:45 AM Room: Conference Room 8

Elective Sessions (NIH-E)

Must Take Three (3). Select an additional session from Any Category OR any of the Sessions below M114 | M314: National Institutes of Health (NIH) Update Monday, October 24 | 9:30-10:45 AM | 2:00-3:15 PM Room: Salon GM W208: Understanding & Resolving the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)/Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Allegations of Waste, Fraud and Abuse Wednesday, October 26 | 11:15 AM-12:30 PM Room: Conference Room 7

T314: Managing National Institutes of Health (NIH) Awards with Foreign Components Tuesday, October 25 | 2:00-3:15 PM Room: Conference Room 9

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About Practice of Research Administration and Management (PRAM) The PRAM certificate focuses on the supervision and organization of research activities from an organization management perspective. The certificate includes content that is relevant for research managers who are generally at a Director or higher-level within an organization and covers the broad range of activities comprising research operations. The core content for the certificate emphasizes: leadership development, research administration staffing and management, research and faculty development, innovation and economic development, and integrity and stewardship. The required workshop for this certificate is WS24: Three Canoes, Two Paddles, and a Creek: Issues in Research Leadership. The PRAM Certificate includes content that is relevant for research managers who are generally at a Director or higher-level within an organization and covers the broad range of activities comprising research operations. One (1) half-day workshop and eight (8) concurrent sessions (five (5) required sessions; three (3) elective sessions)

Required Workshop (PRAM-R)

WS24: Three Canoes, Two Paddles, and a Creek: Issues in Research Leadership Sunday, October 23 | 1:30-5:00 PM Room: Salon J

Required Sessions (PRAM-R)

Must Take Five (5) One (1) from Each Category

I. Leadership Development (PRAM-I) M201: Building Capacity in Your Research Office Monday, October 24 | 11:15 AM-12:30 PM Room: Salon KL M412: Big Bang Theory: Truth is Stranger than Fiction Monday, October 24 | 3:45-5:00 PM Room: Salon J T402: Managing and Motivating through Transition Tuesday, October 25 | 2:00-3:15 PM Room: Conference Room 3/4

M305: University Strategic Plans and Research Administration: Aligning Resources with Goals Monday, October 24 | 2:00-3:15 PM Room: Salon D T203: The Pre-award Core: Lessons and Stories from Year One Tuesday, October 25 | 11:15 AM-12:30 PM Room: Salon KL W102: Aligning Change Inside and Out Wednesday, October 26 | 9:30-10:45 AM Room: Conference Room 3/4

T404: Off-campus Research Administration: Telecommuting is Work! Tuesday, October 25 | 3:45-5:00 PM Room: Salon J

II. Research Administration Staffing & Management (PRAM-II) M301:Restructuring/Team Building: Creating and Maintaining the Right Organizational Structures for Research Support Monday, October 24 | 2:00-3:15 PM Room: Conference Room 17/18 ....................................................................................................................................................................................................


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About Practice of Research Administration and Management (PRAM) (Cont.)

III. Research & Faculty Development (PRAM-III) M106: How to Leverage and Optimize Collaborations with Veterans Administration (VA) Research Monday, October 24 | 9:30-10:45 AM Room: Conference Room 13/14 T204: An Action Plan for Reducing Your Institution's Administrative Burdens Footprint Tuesday, October 25 | 11:15 AM-12:30 PM Room: Salon J T303: Using Sponsored Programs Offices to Support Sponsored Funding Goals Tuesday, October 25 | 2:00-3:15 PM Room: Salon BC W103: Using Philanthropy to Support Research Wednesday, October 26 | 9:30-10:45 AM Room: Conference Room 9 W204: Developing Research Capacity in Principal Investigators Wednesday, October 26 | 11:15 AM-12:30 PM Room: Conference Room 3/4

IV. Innovation & Economic Development (PRAM-IV) M207: Complicated World of Collaboration: Export Controls, Intellectual Property (IP) & Data Privacy Monday, October 24 | 11:15 AM-12:30 PM Room: Salon D T206: International Collaborations: Costs, Benefits & the Role of Research Tuesday, October 25 | 11:15 AM-12:30 PM Room: Conference Room 13/14

T210: Security and Tech Transfer Issues: A New Ballgame? Tuesday, October 25 | 11:15 AM-12:30 PM Room: Salon D T403: Assessing, Evidencing and Demonstrating the Impact of Research Tuesday, October 25 | 3:45-5:00 PM Room: Salon D

V. Integrity & Stewardship (PRAM-V) T211: Authorship and Responsible Publication Practices Tuesday, October 25 | 11:15 AM-12:30 PM Room: Conference Room 8 T212: Collaborative Research and the Role of the Scientist in Society Tuesday, October 25 | 11:15 AM-12:30 PM Room: Conference Room 1/2 T311: The Journal's Role in Research Misconduct Cases Tuesday, October 25 | 2:00-3:15 PM Room: Conference Room 8 W109: Research Misconduct: A Year in Review Wednesday, October 26 | 9:30-10:45 AM Room: Conference Room 7 W207: How Should You Leverage Internal Audit? Wednesday, October 26 | 11:15 AM-12:30 PM Room: Salon D

Elective Sessions Must Take Three (3) from Any Category Additionally

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About Introduction to Research Administration and Management (IRAM) Ideal for someone new to the profession or as a refresher for a more seasoned research administrator, The Introduction to Research Administration and Management certificate explores the broad scope of the multi-faceted profession of research administration. The comprehensive curriculum - developed by some of the "best of the best" instructors in the field provides an overview and introduction to the broad field of research administration and management. Elements of the curriculum include understanding the environment and context within which research administration is conducted as it relates to such diverse areas as research law, research ethics, fiscal management, regulatory compliance, sponsored program administration, and pre- and post-award management. The required workshop for this certificate is WS12: Fundamentals of Research Administration and Management.

One (1) full-day workshop and seven (7) concurrent sessions (four (4) required sessions; three (3) elective sessions)

Required Workshop (IRAM-R)

WS12: Fundamentals of Research Administration and Management Sunday, October 23 | 9:00 AM-5:00 PM Room: Salon BC Required Sessions (IRAM-R)

Must Take One (1) Session From Each Category I. Fundamentals of Sponsored Research Projects (IRAM-I) T103: The Art of Creating Budgets Tuesday, October 25 | 9:30-10:45 AM Room: Salon J T302: Improve Communication for a Better Post-award Management Process Tuesday, October 25 | 2:00-3:15 PM Room: Salon A T310: Contracts and All Their Cousins Tuesday, October 25 | 2:00-3:15 PM Room: Salon KL II. Legal Issues in Research Administration (IRAM-II) W210: Intellectual Property Wednesday, October 26 | 11:15 AM-12:30 PM Room: Salon GM III. Regulatory Compliance (IRAM-III) M112: All Things Being Equal, Ensuring Grant and Animal Protocol Congruence Monday, October 24 | 9:30-10:45 AM Room: Conference Room 9 T312: Monitoring Financial Conflicts of Interest in Research Tuesday, October 25 | 2:00-3:15 PM Room: Salon D T412: The Basics of Research Misconduct Investigation Committees Tuesday, October 25 | 3:45-5:00 PM Room: Conference Room 8

IV. Financial Management and Compliance (IRAM-IV) M108: Uniform Guidance: It's Here, It's Now Monday, October 24 | 9:30-10:45 AM Room: Salon BC M205: Uniform Guidance: Strategy and Implementation Update Monday, October 24 | 11:15 AM-12:30 PM Room: Salon BC M408: Cost Principles Overview Monday, October 24 | 3:45-5:00 PM Room: Salon KL T108: Fund Management: The Essentials and its Success Tuesday, October 25 | 9:30-10:45 AM Room: Conference Room 13/14 T114: Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Uniform Guidance Tuesday, October 25 | 9:30-10:45 AM Room: General Session Room | Salon EF T207: After the Award-Re-budgeting and Cost Transfers Tuesday, October 25 | 11:15 AM-12:30 PM Room: Salon BC W108: Closeouts, Don’t Shut Down Wednesday, October 26 | 9:30-10:45 AM Room: Salon BC


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About Introduction to Research Administration and Management (IRAM) (Cont.) Elective Sessions (IRAM-E) Must Take Three (3)

M111: Research Compliance Risks Monday, October 24 | 9:30-10:45 AM Room: Conference Room 3/4 M114 | M314: National Institutes of Health (NIH) Update Monday, October 24 | 9:30-10:45 AM | 2:00-3:15 PM Room: Salon GM M206: Clinical Trials Administration: Raising the Hood and Getting to the Work Monday, October 24 | 11:15 AM-12:30 PM Room: Conference Room 13/14 M212: That National Institutes of Health (NIH) Grant is in Trouble Monday, October 24 | 11:15 AM-12:30 PM Room: Salon A M214: Spotlight on Sponsors Monday, October 24 | 11:15 AM-12:30 PM Room: Conference Room 9 M304: Resolving Mysteries as a Research Administrator Monday, October 24 | 2:00-3:15 PM Room: Conference Room 1/2 M307: Facilities & Administrative Rate Proposal Process at Universities: Guidance for Central/Departmental Administrators Monday, October 24 | 2:00-3:15 PM Room: Salon BC M313: Investigator Initiated Protocol: From Idea to Funding Monday, October 24 | 2:00-3:15 PM Room: Conference Room 3/4

T214: Office of Naval Research (ONR) Update Tuesday, October 25 | 11:15 AM-12:30 PM Room: Conference Room 9 T304: Grant Writing for Success and Understanding National Institutes of Health (NIH) Peer Review Tuesday, October 25 | 2:00-3:15 PM Room: Conference Room 1/2 T307: Sub-recipient Monitoring and Management Under the Uniform Guidance Tuesday, October 25 | 2:00-3:15 PM Room: Salon GM T313: National Science Foundation (NSF) Update Tuesday, October 25 | 2:00-3:15 PM Room: Salon J T409: Braiding the Arms of the Octopus: Identifying and Resolving Material Transfer Agreement (MTA) Concerns Across University Research Offices Tuesday, October 25 | 3:45-5:00 PM Room: Conference Room 1/2 T414: National Institutes of Health (NIH) Mock Study Section Tuesday, October 25 | 3:45-5:00 PM Room: Conference Room 17/18 W109: Research Misconduct: A Year in review Wednesday, October 26 | 9:30-10:45 AM Room: Conference Room 7 W112: Research Ethics: Informed Consent and Participant Protection Wednesday, October 26 | 9:30-10:45 AM Room: Conference Room 13/14

M407: Grants Management in a Department/Division Monday, October 24 | 3:45-5:00 PM Room: Conference Room 9 M411: What’s New at the NIH? Requirements to Address Rigor and Reproducibility in Grant Applications Monday, October 24 | 3:45-5:00 PM Room: Salon A T107: On The Same Page: Project Initiation Meetings Tuesday, October 25 | 9:30-10:45 AM Room: Conference Room 17/18 T201: Tips and Tricks: Time Management in a Bottle Tuesday, October 25 | 11:15 AM-12:30 PM Room: Salon A T202: Using Presentation Software Effectively Tuesday, October 25 | 11:15 AM-12:30 PM Room: Conference Room 3/4

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Saturday Workshops Saturday, October 22

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Registration Open 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM | Board of Directors Meeting 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Full-Day Workshops (additional pricing required) 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Getting to Know Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (registration required, free)

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM | Half-Day Morning Workshops (additional pricing required) 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM | Workshop Luncheon (Ticket required) (For Full-Day or two Half-Day Workshops on the same day)

1:30 PM - 5:00 PM | Half-Day Afternoon Workshops (additional pricing required)

Workshops require separate registration. Please see SRAI Registration for details and workshop descriptions

Full Day Workshops

Afternoon Workshops

WS1: It's About the Money Kris Rhodes, Doyle Smith

WS5: Practical Steps for Designing Effective Training Presentations and Programs Jo Ann Smith

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

WS20: NEW & FREE: Getting to Know Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) From Application to Closeout Scott Solomon, James Hulbert, David Hickam, Shivonne L. Laird, Maryan Zirkle ........................................................................................

Morning Workshops 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

WS2: A Lot of Moving Parts: Developing Large Multidisciplinary Proposals Without Losing Your Mind Jennifer Lyon Gardner, Peggy Sundermeyer NEW & FREE: The Journal Learning Lab: Stepping Stones to Becoming a PeerReviewed Journal Author Kristine Kulage, Amy Cuhel-Schuckers, Ira Goodman WS4: Effective Delegation Debra Schaller-Demers, Andrea Deaton

1:30 PM - 5:00 PM

WS6: Research Administration Transformation Jodi Ogden, Gabrielle Labayen, Amanda Ferguson, Karen Niemeier, Krystal Toups WS7: The 3 Ps Necessary for Financial Compliance: People, Policy and Practice Zolicia Abotsi, Diane Marbury WS8: Uniform Guidance - What Does it Mean for Foreign Collaborations Tim Reuter, Denise Clark, Ann Holmes WS9: Negotiating Clinical Trial Agreements with Industry Sponsors Karen Mullin, Dave King WS11: Building and Managing Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Proposals and Awards William Helmrath, Chad Restrick

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Sunday Workshops Sunday, October 23

8:00 AM - 6:30 PM | Registration Open 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Full-Day Workshops (additional pricing required) 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM | Half-Day Morning Workshops (additional pricing required) 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM | Workshop Luncheon (Ticket required) (For Full-Day or two Half-Day Workshops on the same day)

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Exhibitor and Poster Set Up 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM | Half-Day Afternoon Workshops (additional pricing required) 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM | New to the SRAI Annual Meeting? Welcome and Introduction to SRAI 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM | Opening Reception (Buses to depart at 6:30 PM and start returning at 10:00 PM)

Workshops require separate registration. Please see SRAI Registration for details and workshop descriptions

Full Day Workshops

Afternoon Workshops

WS12: Fundamentals of Research Administration and Management Sharon McCarl, Jennie Amison

WS22: Coaching Researchers to Write Successful Grant Proposals Robert Porter

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

WS13: Introduction to Research Law J. Michael Slocum, Dave King WS14: National Institutes of Health (NIH) Fundamentals Dede Rutberg, Rebecca Wagenaar-Miller, Chernay L. Mason ........................................................................................

Morning Workshops 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

WS15: Leveraging Employee Aptitudes to Deliver Excellence in Research Services (LEADERS) Susan Wyatt Sedwick, Cynthia Hope, Lacey Schmidt WS16: Pre-award: Anatomy and Physiology of Sponsored Awards Stephanie Endy

1:30 PM - 5:00 PM

WS23: Managing Core Facilities Sonia Ashley, Ira Goodman WS24: Three Canoes, Two Paddles, and a Creek: Issues in Research Leadership Marcia Landen, Dorothy Yates WS25: Institutional & Investigator Responsibilities in Administration of Human Subjects Research Michelle Watkinson, Swapnali Chaudhari WS26: Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Workshop: National Institute of Health (NIH) Research Training Grants and Fellowships Lisa Moeller, Brett Hodgkins, Kelly Aubrecht

WS17: Building an Effective Research Office Mark Hochman WS18: Clinical Trial Budgeting Boot Camp Pavel Kruchek, Vanessa Bryant WS19: US Export Controls Applicable to International Research Christina Zanette .................................................................................................................................................................................................... SRA INTERNATIONAL 2016 EXPLORE EDUCATE ENGAGE Online Program Book, NOT printed onsite


Monday Concurrent Sessions Monday, October 24

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Registration Open 7:30 AM | Breakfast Served (Doors to open at 7:00 AM) 7:45 AM - 9:15 PM | Opening General Session with Keynote Speaker

SHEILA ROWAN

Prof. Sheila Rowan is an experimental physicist and since 2009, Director of the Institute for Gravitational Research in the School of Physics and Astronomy in the University of Glasgow in the United Kingdom. Prior to that she held positions split between Glasgow and Stanford University in the USA.

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Exhibit Hall Open 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM | Concurrent Sessions 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM | Morning Break in the Exhibit Hall 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM | Concurrent Sessions 12:30 pm - 2:00 PM | Lunch on Your Own Take a break from the conference. Check your e-mail, relax in the Exhibit Hall or take a long lunch on the Riverwalk! 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM | Concurrent Sessions 3:15 PM - 3:45 PM | Afternoon Break in the Exhibit Hall 3:45 PM - 5:00 PM | Concurrent Sessions 5:15 PM - 6:00 PM | Section Membership Business Meetings 6:40 PM | Dinner Groups You can sign up to join a Monday Dinner Group onsite at SRA International Registration.

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Monday Concurrent Session Descriptions - 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

M101: Coping with Disruptive Change: A Pre-award and Post-award Perspective

The field of Research Administration is ever changing. Some changes are gradual and others are more disruptive. Do you know which is which and how to cope with both? This session will help you identify your change style - what you can handle and what causes you more stress - as well as the change styles of your coworkers. The information presented will help participants work more effectively with each other and better manage the changing research administration environment. Pre- and post-award case studies will be presented on how disruptive change has impacted research administration at the University of California at Berkeley and how managers have helped their offices adapt to and cope with change fall-out. Certificate: LD-II Session Track: Professional Development Speakers: Pamela Miller, Director, Sponsored Projects Office, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA; Kimberly Page, Manager, Contracts and Grants Accounting, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

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M102: If I Knew Then What I Know Now: Changing Jobs

Job changes bring personal and professional growth—and surprises, both good and bad! Job candidates can learn only so much during an interview while everyone is on their best behavior and trying to make the most favorable impression. Once hired there is often the “honeymoon period” early in the job, and then reality sets in. Come discuss the surprises that might await, how to prepare for and navigate the unknown, and lessons learned from recent experiences. Session Track: Professional Development Speakers: Marcia Landen, Associate Vice President for Research, The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS; Jean Mercer, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and Director Office of Sponsored Programs, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee

M103: Build Research Administration Capacity While Having Fun

Are you ready to forever change the culture and communication between the central sponsored programs and the departmental/ college research administrator’s offices? If so, then this is the session for you. Join us as we share a proven methodology that has worked at three educational institutions. We are all faced with daily challenges to meet deadlines and assist faculty with proposal submissions. The central sponsored programs offices and the department/college units have similar challenges however, there are often competing priorities and different roles and responsibilities. Frequently, these offices do not see eye-to-eye and this can contribute to research administration dysfunction. In this session, the speakers will discuss a proven format that bridges the communication gap and competing priorities while ensuring that everyone stays connected working towards one common goal. The best part is that attendees will accomplish the goal of building research administration capacity and have FUN in the process! Certificate: LD-I Session Track: Sponsored Programs Planning, Development and Deliveries Speakers: Miriam Campo, Director, Sponsored Programs, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL; Lynn Asseff, Director of Operations, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL; Amber Hardie, Grants and Contracts Manager, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Knoxville, TN; Elizabeth (Beth) Eslick, Assistant Director, Sponsored Programs, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Knoxville, TN


M104: Crowd Funding Next Steps, Expert Advice and a Case Study!

Research Managers and Administrators have an important role to play in supporting academic colleagues in attracting crowdfunding in a rapidly growing and developing marketplace. However this is a potentially complex field and many institutions will not have considered the practical and policy implications of attracting such funding. The panel of experts discuss various platforms, techniques, policy and a case study. A “new university” student enterprise perspective will be discussed as well as a medium sized research intensive university's approach to supporting the emerging crowdfunding agenda and opportunities from potential research funding angles from both principal investigator (PI) and as well as a student enterprise dimension. The conversation is supported by examples of university tagged projects launched on five crowd funding websites including Kickstarter to demonstrate the range of funding “asks” that may or may not be sanctioned or known to the institution. Session Track: Sponsored Programs Planning, Development and Deliveries Speakers: Cynthia Bellas, Chief Strategic Officer, IRB Advisors, Princeton, NJ; Lyn Batchelor, Senior Lecturer in Enterprise, University of Chichester Business School, Bognor Regis West Sussex; Peter Townsend, Director, Research Office, Loughborough University; Molly Lindquist, Founder, Consano, Consano, Portland, OR

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M105: Critical Success Factor for Clinical Trials: A Protocol Feasibility Process

M106: How to Leverage and Optimize Collaborations with Veterans Administration (VA) Research

The VA (Veterans Affairs) Health Care System is the largest health care organization in the USA, serving more than 7 million Veterans across the nation while using a single Computerized Patient Record System (CPRS) and comprehensive database. The VA also has state of the art clinical research operations with patients, resources and expertise in clinical areas representative both of our general nonpediatric population and of exposure to military life. While most medical schools and clinical research organizations are affiliated and collaborate with the VA, there is growing concern about bureaucratic complexities, regulatory burdens, and the perceived effort necessary to effectively collaborate with VA Research. These coordinated four 12-minutes presentations and subsequent 15minutes panel will help attendees understand the current Phoenix VA Health Care System infrastructure, completely paperless system for administering research operations, electronic ICF-HIPAA integrated with CPRS and the most effective steps to secure material transfer agreements (MTAs) and data use agreements with VA Research.

Investigators wishing to conduct meaningful clinical trials must understand and be disciplined in protocol feasibility to remain Certificate: PRAM-III competitive. In order to meet study start up timelines while effectively choosing research protocols that are scientifically sound, Session Track: Management and Operations financially stable, yet able to complete with available resources is Speakers: Samuel Aguayo, Associate Chief of Staff for Education becoming difficult. Internal feasibility reviews are necessary for sustained growth of a clinical trials program. Protocols in all phases and Chairman, Board of Directors, Carl T. Hayden Medical Research Foundation, Phoenix VA Health Care System, Phoenix, Arizona; of development must be evaluated in a systematic, multifaceted Paska Permana, Health Scientist and Human Research Protection way to ensure a timely feasibility assessment that produces quality Program Officer, Phoenix VA Health Care System, Phoenix, AZ; Eric outcomes and transparency with sponsors. This session will Schwartz, Health Scientist and Research Information Privacy examine the creation of an electronic, four part feasibility tool that Officer, Phoenix VA Health Care System, Phoenix, AZ; Diane has been tested across multiple disciplines in academic medical centers. Research administrators examine problems that arise in the Parrington, Deputy Associate Chief of Staff for Research and Research Integrity Officer, Phoenix VA Health Care System, protocol feasibility process including accessibility of tools, patient Phoenix, Arizona population data and investigator time via the creation of a standardized approach across disciplines and sponsor type; ........................................................................................ including investigator initiated research. Certificate: CTRA 101-E Session Track: Management and Operations Speakers: Jenna Stump, Director, FDA Guidance Core, Cleveland CTSC Manager, Research Support Core, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH

M107: Strategies for Success: Managing Faculty Compensation and Funding Streams

From inception to close-out, it is a long and arduous process for the Research and/or the Department Administrator to watch closely their Researcher's/ Faculty's funding sources. With many grants ending before new ones begin, an Administrator must sometimes become "creative" to keep their Faculty getting regularly paid. Administrators must demonstrate additional resourcefulness for expenses other than personnel services, especially when funding sources are in a "use or lose" situation. Where do you find these "bridging funds"? When should an Administrator use them? How are Faculty paid at your Institution? This presentation will help Administrators decide when to make salary cost transfers and from which sources they should use (State, grant, DRIF, Foundation/ Benefactor, Clinical revenue sources, etc.). This presentation will also demonstrate the importance of taking a "big picture" approach when using various sources for purchasing, effort report monitoring and how effort reporting and faculty funding are directly related. Certificate: FM-E Session Track: Financial and Post-award Administration Speakers: William Hoffman, Department Administrator, University of Maryland, Baltimore-School of Dentistry, Baltimore, MD; Dominic Esposito, Director of Sponsored Programs and Research, Baruch College, CUNY, New York, New York

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Monday Concurrent Session Descriptions - 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

M108: Uniform Guidance - It's Here, It's Now

The release of the Uniform Guidance (UG) and agency implementations impacts existing institutional policies, federal sponsor guidelines and the terms and conditions expressed in federal awards. This advanced session is designed to interact with attendees on the changes incorporated in the Uniform Guidance, how the past year has affected institutions as we work through actual implementation via new awards. We will discuss the “uniform” in Uniform Guidance and share the highs and lows associated with the UG implementations on a transactional, daily basis. Prerequisites: Advanced knowledge of proposal development and award acceptance criteria as well as in depth understanding of the allowability criteria of sponsored programs and administrative requirements for post award management. Certificate: FM-E / IRAM-IV Session Track: Financial Management Speakers: Tim Reuter, Director Post Award Operations, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA; Ann Holmes, Assistant Dean, Administration and Finance, University of Maryland, College Park, College Park, MD; Denise Clark, Associate Vice President for Administration, University of Maryland, College Park, College Park, MD

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M109: False Claims Act - Overview and Hot Topics

Participants will receive an overview of the False Claims Act, one of the government's most powerful enforcement tools in the research area. We will also cover some of the current "hot" enforcement areas, including documenting compensation costs, indirect costs, and the intersection of the False Claims Act and research misconduct. Certificate: RL-IV Session Track: Research Law Speakers: Mike Vernick, Partner, Hogan Lovells LLP, Washington, DC

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M111: Research Compliance Risks

Each day research administration becomes more complex with new requirements, government settlements, changes in technology, etc. Each year numerous settlements are published. This session will provide a detailed update on the research industry, summarize a variety of recent government actions, and relate this to the participant's institution. Through didactic presentations, case studies and group discussions, the presenters will work through a research risk assessment to identify key risk areas and how to approach assessing these risks. The session is designed with a high level of audience participation and input. All levels are encouraged to attend, but should come prepared to discuss their experience and perspective. Certificate: IRAM-E, RL-IV Session Track: Research Integrity and Compliance Speakers: Karen Niemeier, Executive Director, Research Administration, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA; Leah Guidry, Managing Director, Huron Consulting Group

M112: All Things Being Equal, Ensuring Grant and Animal Protocol Congruence

This session will discuss the Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW) and Public Health Service (PHS) policy regulations regarding grant and protocol congruence. The speakers will discuss the challenges that the Research Administrator and Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) staff face when dealing with this issue. The presenters will discuss how the Northwell Health institution arrived at a tight policy and procedure that ensures compliance with the Federal regulations and best practices that other Institutions can utilize to develop their process. Certificate: NIH-III / IRAM-III / RI-II Session Track: Financial Management Speakers: Diane Marbury, Director, Pre Award, Northwell Health, Manhasset, NY; Michelle Aparicio, Director, IACUC and IBC, Northwell Health, Manhasset, NY

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M113: European Research Council Gone Global: What Do They Mean With Excellence?

The speaker will present an overview of the European Research Council mechanism (regarded among the most prestigious competitive research schemes worldwide, open to all nationalities and fields of science, providing 5-year funding - ranging from 1.5-2.5 million euro - to individual Principal Investigators (PIs), according to three career stages (starting, consolidator, advance); to date, 5500 PIs of 66 nationalities have received grants, 400 nonEuropean nationals (US as the biggest non-EU group with 185)). Furthermore, a synopsis of best practices in research services and administration when supporting applicants across European institutions, with concrete examples from University of Helsinki will be presented; and reveal new data and findings about the key metrics related to the grantees´ publications, shedding light on the level of excellence that make PIs competitive for the grants. The presentation will interest a wide audience, ranging from research support staff (e.g. working in pre-award), to research managers and administrators, and policy makers. Session Track: Sponsors and Agencies Speakers: Javier Arevalo, Senior Advisor in Research Funding, University of Helsinki, Helsinki

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M114: National Institutes of Health (NIH) Update

This session is a comprehensive review of what is new and being developed within the National Institute of Health's (NIH) programs, policies, and budgets. Participants will learn about the newest updates to NIH's budget and compliance initiatives and how their respective institutions will be affected. Upon completion of the presentation, participants will have the opportunity to ask questions about the new and existing policies and procedures. Certificate: NIH-E / GR-E / IRAM-E Session Track: Sponsors and Agencies Speaker: Sahar Rais, Assistant Grants Compliance Officer, National Institutes of Health

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Monday Concurrent Session Descriptions - 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM M201: Building Capacity in Your Research Office

Demands on the Research Office are continually increasing as new funding programs are announced, new policies and procedures implemented and new research strategies developed. More work is required from staff in the Research Office yet staffing numbers rarely increase with the increased volume and complexity of work! How is it possible to keep up? Is it possible to keep up? The answer lies in continually building capacity within the office – personal capacity, staffing capacity and whole of office capacity. This talk draws on the speaker’s 21 years heading a Research Office and five years as a consultant reviewing other institution’s research offices – it looks at the skill sets needed in an effective Research Office and how to build them through a mix of formal and informal means. The talk will include practical case studies and have a focus on practical outcomes that can implemented in each Research Office. Certificate: PRAM-I / LD-E Session Track: Professional Development Speakers: Mark Hochman, Senior Advisor: Research Policy and Strategy, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania

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M202: Life Lessons in Persuasion-Positive Thinking for the Research Administrator

Being persuasive can produce positive results. Developing the skill of persuasion is often an overlooked skill in professional development. This session will talk about the basics of persuasion and how using basic techniques such as a positive attitude can help you achieve the positive results you want out of life. The panel will discuss tips, trick and life lessons that have help them advance their careers in research administration. Certificate: LD-IV Session Track: Professional Development Speakers: Anita Mills, Solution Consultant, Evisions, Inc., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Domenica Pappas, Director, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL; Anne Schauer, Director of Research and Sponsored Programs, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio

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M204: Managing Global Research - Risk, Relationships and Evaluating Outcomes

Globalization is an undeniable reality. The challenges facing society today, such as access to potable water, health disparities, food security, new energy sources and war/conflict, are international in scope and demand solutions that are interdisciplinary in nature. Universities around the world are operating in a global context by engaging in complex cross-national interdisciplinary research endeavors. Success requires a coordinated approach to support for international research and engagement among faculty, staff, students, industry and community stakeholders. The proposed session will offer participants a candid, “under the hood” exploration of the strategies employed at the University of South Florida (USF) to promote and support international research. Topics to be covered include: risk management, relationship development, communication strategies, assessment (metrics) and logistical operations. Discussion will include both success stories and failed initiatives; concluding with the lessons learned. USF is an institution known for its innovative and entrepreneurial spirit. Session Track: Sponsored Programs Planning, Development and Deliveries Speakers: Kiki Caruson, AVP for Research, Innovation and Global Affairs, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; Sandra (Sandy) Justice, Research Administrator, Pre-Award III, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

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M205: Uniform Guidance – Strategy and Implementation Update

By October 2016 the Uniform Guidance will have been in effect for almost 2 years. As the Council on Government Relations (COGR) and the Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP) continue to work with the Office of the Management and Budget (OMB) and the Council on Financial Assistance Reform (COFAR) to develop and understand implementation of the Uniform Guidance, many institutions are still developing an understanding of what the new and changed policies and procedures mean for their organizations. This session will discuss major issues in the Guidance and provide news on recent developments in the dialogue with Federal agencies and OMB and COFAR. The panel will offer information and experiences about "What Have We Been Doing?" and "What are the Challenges?" Procurement, Subrecipient Monitoring, Conflict of Interest, Close-outs, Compensation and other topics will be discussed. Join us to discuss this major change in research administration! Certificate: IRAM-IV Session Track: Management and Operations Speakers: Mark Davis, Managing Partner, Attain, LLC, McLean, Virginia; Cynthia Hope, Assist. Vice Pres. for Research, Director, Office for Sponsored Programs, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

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Monday Concurrent Session Descriptions - 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM M206: Clinical Trials Administration: Raising the Hood and Getting to Work

Administration of resources to conduct clinical trials safely, compliantly, feasibly and efficiently can be a daunting task if you don't know where to start. With a renewed interest in industry partnerships, smaller academic health centers new to these relationships have an idea how different parts (finance, HR, compliance, legal, sponsored programs) work individually - buthow do they work together specific to clinical trials? As a department level administrator, how "in the weeds" do you get to ensure that the faculty who wish to conduct them have all the resources they need without breaking the bank? Why is that contract taking so long anyway and why has the IRB approved our application? Standard of Care? Why does the patient service rep need to know that? Why is everyone looking at me? This presentation provides discussion and an example of how one group of administrators were able to connect the moving pieces of clinical, fiscal and administrative aspects through analysis of existing data, stakeholder input and good old fashioned elbow grease. The resulting connected overview has helped administrators understand the challenges, vet and implement work flow process changes and explained how the pieces fit together to various stakeholders throughout the university who seek to understand the big picture. Certificate: CTRA 201-E / IRAM-E Session Track: Management and Operations Speakers: Mike Quinata, Research Manager, Medicine, The University of Missouri - Columbia, Columbia, MO; Fu'ad Khaleel, Senior Grants and Contracts Administrator - Compliance Team, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

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M207: Complicated World of Collaboration: Export Controls, IP & Data Privacy

Multinational companies face a complex regulatory environment. The extraterritorial nature of US export controls and sanctions, restrictions on technology transfer and intellectual property poses a significant challenge for US and non-US companies alike when collaborating. In the face of these hurdles, the implication of non-US data privacy laws and other regulations create challenges and hurdles for companies at a time when cross-border collaboration is more essential than ever for success. This program will focus on the global regulatory environment and the extra-territorial nature of US regulations. The focus of the presentation will be not only to inform the attendees of the regulatory requirements when considering cross-border collaboration or transactions, but most significantly, how to manage these requirements in a tailored, efficient and compliance manner. The presenters will share leading practices of how to manage people, process and technology within these key regulatory areas. Certificate: PRAM-IV / RL-II, IV Session Track: Financial and Post-award Administration Speakers: Christina Zanette, Manager, Deloitte Tax LLP, McLean, Virginia

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M208: Managing Service Centers

This session will cover the basic and some of the more advanced topics that relate to the oversight of recharge operations, service centers, specialized service facilities and core facilities. It will provide the regulatory framework, definitions and key elements of maintaining compliance over these operations. The speakers will talk about the ‘do’s and don’t’ common misconceptions and suggestions for better management. Finally, the presenters will focus on specific government concerns. Certificate: FM-R Session Track: Financial and Post-award Administration Speakers: Jim Carter, Managing Director, Huron Consulting Group, Chicago, IL

M209: International Regulations, National Implications! Developing Countries, Roll-up Your Sleeves

This session would provide an insight of how we, in a developing country, deal with the increasing regulations imposed by our grantors from the developed world, to get the ball rolling. Like in other professions, Research Administration practices, laws and regulations differ from country to country, region to region and the aim of this session is to explain the audience what tricks can you deploy to ensure that you are not only in compliance with the regulations of the award (given by a foreign institution from a developed world), but also keep your local friends in your institutions and universities happy on what they are signing off on the award. The session will comprise of showing various (and actual) short real life examples of how the speakers reached a consensus in understanding and agreeing to an international regulation, which may or may not be directly relevant and applicable to us. Certificate: RL-!, II, IV Session Track: Research Law Speakers: Mir Asghar-Ali Khan, Senior Manager, Research and Grants Administration, Division of Women and Child Health, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Sindh; J. Michael Slocum, President, Slocum & Boddie. PC, Alexandria, VA

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M210: Trends and Patterns in Federal Audits and Enforcement Actions

Take a journey through time as we examine the lessons learned from select audits and enforcement actions from the past decade. With the emphasis on internal controls under the Uniform Guidance, this workshop can help participants prioritize areas of focus and investment by reviewing common findings and best practices arising from those institutions that experienced them. We will review some of the more significant federal actions under the False Claims Act, highlight relevant portions of the Office of Inspector General (OIG) Work Plans as well as analyze recent National Institutes of Health (NIH) and national Science Foundation (NSF) Audits. Certificate: RL-I, IV Session Track: Research Law Speakers: Jeff Seo, Executive Director for Research Integrity and Compliance, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

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M211: In Research Organizations, Data are Gold

Research Integrity and Compliance Professionals will find themselves under increasing workloads as the federal government continues to adjust its approach to research compliance issues and add new requirements related to research data. Our best - and perhaps only - hope is to work smarter within our organizations to prepare for changes. This session will focus on ways we can proactively prepare to meet regulatory challenges and avoid being blindsided by executive and legislative action. The primary tools we have to achieve readiness include policies, procedures, and management practices that aim toward consistent implementation across the research complex. The speakers will first outline data requirements then look at examples of policy and procedure development that will simplify our compliance tasks and help to focus on core research integrity issues at the same time. The presenters will also discuss the use of technology to help manage and track our implementation strategies so you can improve our organizations' performance standards and ethical climates. Session Track: Research Integrity and Compliance

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Monday Concurrent Session Descriptions - 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM M212: That National Institutes of Health (NIH) Grant is in Trouble

Can you identify the telltale signs of a grant with problems? What do you do when you see them? With examples from NIH grants, multiple case studies will be used to illustrate warning signs with research grants in trouble and to suggest solutions to correct (or at least mitigate) problems as early as possible. Certificate: NIH-II / GR-E / IRAM-E Session Track: Research Integrity and Compliance Speakers: Rebecca Claycamp, Chief Grants Management Officer, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, Maryland

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M213: Making Grants Happen at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Overview of Bill & Melinda Gates foundation with emphasis on operational perspective with a focus on two grant examples (Capacity Building and Research & Development). Session Track: Sponsors & Agencies Speakers: Megan Isenhower, Senior Officer, Grants & Contracts Management, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, WA; Lee Klejnot, Senior Officer, Grants & Contracts Management, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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M214: Spotlight on Sponsors

If the array of sponsors and differing submission systems seems overwhelming, then this is the session for you. Let's shine a spotlight on many of the major sponsors (federal and non-federal) and cut through the confusion. The speaker will give an overview of differing submission systems, special sponsor requirements and provide helpful tips. Certificate: IRAM-E Session Track: Sponsors & Agencies Speakers: M Fran Stephens, Proposal Development Specialist, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma

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Monday Concurrent Session Descriptions - 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM M301: Restructuring/Team Building: Creating and Maintaining the Right Organisational Structures for Research Support

What’s the right structure for a research office? Or for one that combines support of research, knowledge exchange and commercialization? It depends: there is no single right answer! At any point in time, someone is undergoing or thinking about restructuring, so this is a constant question. This session will explore a range of factors that need to be considered and how to balance them off against each other in the institutional context, such as strategic plans, lifecycle support, customer engagement, institutional politics, resource availability, personalities and so on. Certificate: PRAM-II / LD-E Session Track: Professional Development Speakers: Ian M. Carter, Director of Research and Enterprise, University of Sussex, Brighton, East Sussex; John Westensee, Deputy University Director, Aarhus University, Denmark, Aarhus N

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M303: Benchmarking in Research Administration Offices (RAO) and Appropriate Metrics

Benchmarking allows us to improve our service delivery by emulating best practice. There is currently a push to collect metrics on almost everything related to research activity. This level of data capture is in essence directed at research intensive Universities for them to better manage their academic workforce, plan for future investments, prepare for mandatory returns such as REF2020 (UK) and benchmark against other like Institutions both nationally and internationally. However, not all Universities are research intensive but all Universities do research, have pockets of research excellence within them and need to capture appropriate metrics without the additional expense of dedicated staff, systems and software. This session will explore the use of benchmarking and metrics captured and carried out locally that can be used in a RAO to improve the quality and level of service delivery of that office to its main stakeholders. Capturing appropriate metrics for our academic colleagues that actually support them in their research as opposed to ranking them. Controversially in the current climate it is my contention that this can be done without having to invest in new software, systems or having to join a grouping. In this session attendees will learn the various approaches for benchmarking their own RAO’s and novel approaches to benchmarking their main stakeholders. You will also discover the basic metrics that can be captured and used to improve service delivery of your RAO. Session Track: Sponsored Programs Planning, Development and Deliveries Speakers: Colin Cooper, Research Facilitator, Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool, Merseyside

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M304: Resolving Mysteries as a Research Administrator

Do you feel like you are a detective searching for clues to provide the right answer or solve a mystery? Well put on your deerstalker hat and join us for an interesting and interactive session! The speakers will look at different avenues and tips to resolve such things as "The Case of the Missing PI" and the "Walking Dead" (when it seems like a clause may stop your agreement). How to rescue and protect Kidnapped Collaborators? What to do when you "arrest" a "Bad, Boys, Bad Boys" or find a "Cold Case" (old error that may need correction). Come prepared to share your own forensic or X-file stories! Certificate: IRAM-E Session Track: Sponsored Programs Planning, Development and Deliveries Speakers: Gina Hedberg, Director, Office of Sponsored Projects Administration, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL; M Fran Stephens, Proposal Development Specialist, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma; Gloria Greene, Director, Sponsored Programs, The University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL

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Monday Concurrent Session Descriptions - 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM M305: University Strategic Plans and Research Administration: Aligning Resources with Goals

Every institution of higher education has a strategic plan. Many of these strategic plans have significant impacts on research activities within these organizations. During this presentation and discussion session the speakers will examine the commonalities of college and university strategic plans and evaluate their impact on sponsored research management and the research administration profession. Certificate: PRAM-II Session Track: Management and Operations Speakers: Dwayne Lehman, Business Manager, Human-computer Interaction Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

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M306: Them vs Us: Building a Bridge from Central Administration to the Department

In the research administration arena, even though department and central offices have different positions, we are all on the same team. This session brings together the department and central offices to discuss pre and post award, and to explore new strategies and ideas to smooth out the process. We will focus on what is needed in each area, and where cooperation between the offices tends to break down.

M307: Facilities & Administrative Rate Proposal Process at Universities: Guidance for Central/Departmental Administrators

An overview of the Facilities & Administrative (F&A) rate calculation and rate negotiating process. Sections to be presented include the history of Federal cost reimbursement; the present environment faced by universities; a review of terminology from the OMB Uniform Guidance (with a focus on those associated with higher education and non-profits); an overview of the long-form process from submission to cognizant agency to eventual rate agreement; the structure and components of an F&A rate proposal; and the negotiating process including a typical Federal on-site review. Detailed and interactive examples will be provided focusing on maximizing an institution’s F&A rate. This will include a discussion on the methodology, process, and benefits of performing a defendable space functional usage study, building componentization study, equipment inventory study and library usage study. A representative from a leading research institution will provide his insights on the entire process from an Administrator’s point of view. Certificate: FM-R /IRAM-E Session Track: Financial and Post-award Administration Speakers: Hank Kirschenmann, Senior Manager, Attain, LLC, McLean, VA; Clay Hester, Director, Cost and Space Analysis, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama

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Speakers: Tolise Miles, Training Development Specialist, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; Kathryn Snider, University of Colorado

M308: Improving Departmental and School Reporting for Federal and Non-federal Awards

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Providing department and school level reports for Pre- and Postaward administration can get very time consuming and stressful when managed inefficiently. This session will provide examples and best practices for the pre- and post-award reporting for Federal and Non-federal awards. It will review important information often requested by managers and deans and the best ways to represent that data, including cost-shares and other in-kind support. The presentation will also review templates and models for collecting data, tracking commitments and cost analysis practices to provide meaningful information quickly and consistently. The provided examples of analysis for pre- and post-award costing will also demonstrate how to provide a clear picture of the true costs of an award. This interactive session will review basic management principals and provide useful templates. Certificate: FM-E Session Track: Financial and Post-award Administration Speakers: Piotr Dybas, Post-Award and Business Manager, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA; David Allen, Associate Dean for Business and Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

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Monday Concurrent Session Descriptions - 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM M309: International Awards from Both Sides of the Table

M312: Good Clinical Practices (GCP): Things Research Administrators Need to Know

Certificate: RL-I, II, III Session Track: Research Law

Certificate: HRP-E / RI-I Session Track: Research Integrity and Compliance

Speakers: Marianne Hassan, Chief of Staff, Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi

Speakers: Tonya Edvalson, Regulatory Coordinator II, Intermountain Healthcare, Murray, UT

Research has become a global endeavor. Many US based initiatives involve collaborations with overseas universities and organizations. However, most departmental and central research administrators are not familiar with the international collaborator or his/her organization and their operational requirements. Likewise, foreign organizations do not understand US policies and compliance programs. As a result, research agreement negotiations often take a long time to close the deal. Mutual understanding of both parties’ basic operating frameworks is a critical key to a successful conclusion. This session will provide insights from work experience on both sides of the negotiating table that will help bridge the gap between US research administrators and foreign institutional representatives.

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M310: Mobile Medical Applications - FDA Guidance for Industry Use

This presentation will provide a brief summary of the 2/9/15 FDA document titled "Mobile Medical Applications - Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff." After a brief investigation of the content of this sub regulatory guidance, the presentation will implement specific examples provided by the FDA in order to clarify the three approaches the FDA will take in regulating Mobile Medical Applications. Certificate: RL-I, II, IV Session Track: Research Law Speakers: Michael Vanderboom, Contract Analyst II, The Medical College of Wisconsin, Inc., Milwaukee, WI

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M311: Protect Your Institution Without Ethical Compromise

The Research Administration and Management industry is wrought with difficult decisions. Is an administrator/manager being too strict or too lenient in the many interpretations that must be made on a daily basis? What do you do when you are faced with profound and the sometime mundane slip ups? Can we assume everyone is following the same "code" we read and by which we govern our institutions and our personal code of conduct ? What do you do when there is conflict? How do you protect your institution without compromising your role and the future? Join us for a lively and well informed audience inclusive discussion involving role playing two scenarios to discover options and ethical considerations when you perform your duties as a Research Administrator/Manager. Session Track: Research Integrity and Compliance Speakers: Cynthia Bellas, Chief Strategic Officer, IRB Advisors, Princeton, NJ; Sandra Nordahl, Director, Sponsored Research Contracting and Compliance and FSO, San Diego State University Research Foundation, San Diego, CA

Five days of valuable, relevant, invigorating professional development, education and networking.

Good Clinical Practices (GCP) is a set of international standards that are applied to clinical research that impact the day-to-day operations of a project. These standards of documentation are necessary to ensure that data are collected and reported appropriately to meet rigorous criteria for clinical trials. Following them can impact the flow of studies and operations. This session will discuss the implications of GCP and help research administrators understand how they impact the overall study conduct. The speakers will review the basic requirements of GCP and the importance of maintaining the essential documents of clinical research. Identifying ways to successfully meet these practices will provide institutions and facilities with the tools necessary to meet strict expectations of the Food and Drug Administration.

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M313: Investigator Initiated Protocol: From Idea to Funding

This session will discuss investigator initiated research agreements and collaborations. After an Investigator has developed an idea or protocol, what is the next step in attracting and negotiating a contract or research agreement with an Industry Sponsor? This session will discuss the process and what to do after the idea has been formulated thru identifying a potential funder, negotiating the agreement and managing the project once finalized. The session leaders will cover the topic from the Department Administrator/ Principal Investigator (PI) perspective as well as from the perspective of the Central Office Research Administrator. Certificate: IRAM-E Session Track: Sponsors and Agencies Speakers: Diane Marbury, Director, Pre Award, Northwell Health, Manhasset, NY; Marlena Kern, Administrative Director, Northwell Health, Manhasset, NY

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M314: National Institutes of Health (NIH) Update

This session is a comprehensive review of what is new and being developed within the National Institute of Health's (NIH) programs, policies, and budgets. Participants will learn about the newest updates to NIH's budget and compliance initiatives and how their respective institutions will be affected. Upon completion of the presentation, participants will have the opportunity to ask questions about the new and existing policies and procedures. Certificate: NIH-E / GR-E / IRAM-E Session Track: Sponsors and Agencies Speaker: Sahar Rais, Assistant Grants Compliance Officer, National Institutes of Health


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Monday Concurrent Session Descriptions - 3:45 PM - 5:00 PM M401: Starting a Revolution: Millennials Advancing in Research Administration

It is no surprise that millennials are in the workforce at high numbers but what is surprising is how Millennials are being defined by certain stereotypes making it harder to be successful in nontraditional career paths, such as Research Administration. Certain studies have depicted Millennials as self-centered, unmotivated, disrespectful, and disloyal, contributing to widespread concern about how communication with Millennials will affect organizations. Throughout the presentation, on-the-spot surveying, rapid Q & A and in-depth discussions on the different obstacles millennials are facing will allow for sharing of ideas and identify ways in which our generation can benefit from uniting instead of being divided by characteristics inscribed on us in order to support advancement in Research Administration. This presentation will also provide attendees with a set of best practices for both working with millennials in the workplace as well as practices for millennials overcoming the generational gap in their own organization. Certificate: LD-V Session Track: Professional Development Speakers: Katy Hendry, Senior Grant Specialist & Internal Grants Coordinator, The University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL

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M402: Professionalization of Research Management: Impact on Careers of Research Administrators

It is acknowledged that the routes towards a career in Research Management can have several origins, including diverse skills and academic qualifications. These differences are a potential source of misconceptions about the identity and roles of Research Managers and Administrators (RMAs). Professionalization of Research Management may minimize the misconceptions, provide a clearer identity for RMAs and offer new opportunities for building trust. However, it may also bring new challenges for those who opt for a career in Research Management. These may include new demands, higher expectations and pressures on RMAs that may impact their careers and lifestyles, possibly in the form of compromises and personal sacrifices. This session aims to explore the possible implications of Professionalization on the careers and lifestyles of RMAs and to evaluate whether and in what manner these implications and the contextual realities are in turn shaping the Research Management Profession and the roles of RMAs. Session Track: Professional Development Speakers: Christian Bonnici, Deputy Director - Externally Funded Projects, University of Malta, Msida

M403: Faculty Transfers, Hello & Goodbye

Faculty come into the University of Maryland, Baltimore-School of Dentistry and leave the University very regularly. This presentation will focus on the many responsibilities and duties that face the Department Administrator to achieve a successful faculty transfer. The session will provide a checklist of specific duties and "best practices" that must be accomplished to ensure a seamless transition. The presentation will also provide actual case studies and real-life scenarios so that the participants and presenters can dialogue on these "what would you do now" or "how would you handle this" cases/situations. The presentation will give you both the department and central administration perspectives on faculty transfers. Session Track: Sponsored Programs Planning, Development and Deliveries Speakers: Karen Sack, Administrator, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD; Janet Simons, Director of Research Policy, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD; Wlliam Hoffman, Department Administrator, University of Maryland, Baltimore-School of Dentistry, Baltimore, MD

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M404: Developing Cross-Disciplinary, Large-scale or Collaborative Grant Proposals

This session will present strategies for preparing competitive large-scale collaborative grant proposals, which differ significantly from individual research grants for both research administrators and principal investigators. In addition to describing typical proposal components and examples of largescale grants, the session will present information on planning and organizing research teams, assigning responsibilities and a timeline for developing the proposal narrative and budget, drafting and editing the final proposal and producing and submitting the proposal package. Audience participation and questions are highly encouraged. Certificate: GR-E / PA-E Session Track: Sponsored Programs Planning, Development and Deliveries Speakers: Marjorie Piechowski, Emerita Director of Research Support, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI

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Monday Concurrent Session Descriptions - 3:45 PM - 5:00 PM M405: Executive Leadership Initiatives

This session will present discussion on 4 executive level initiatives undertaken at different universities to improve research management operations. These initiatives were the outcome of the 9-month leadership program co-sponsored by the Association of Research Managers and Administrators, the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education, and SRA International. Session Track: Management and Operations Speakers: Stephanie Maloney, Head of Research, University of Lincoln, Lincoln; Lynn M. Maurer, Dean, College of Graduate and Professional Studies & Chief Research Officer, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN; Peter Townsend, Director, Research Office, Loughborough University; Ian M. Carter, Director of Research and Enterprise, University of Sussex, Brighton, East Sussex

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M406: The Role of Research Administration in Data Driven Analytics During the accreditation process, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education asks colleges and universities “Is the institution fulfilling its mission and achieving its goals?” The answer to this question lies within both academic and administrative units campuswide. Goals must be related to the institution’s overall strategic plan and must be measurable. Sponsored Programs offices are no exception to this process and many research administrators are now being asked to present their yearly objectives in a strictly quantifiable manner. This is a change for many, and impacts everything from staff evaluations to application and award projections. This interactive session, for those who have and will go through this process, will provide useful tips for successfully meeting institutional needs.

M409: Competing for Contracts Under the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) (The first in a series on Contracts under the FAR for research institutions)

The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) is over 32 thousand pages long (including all supplements and related regulations). NO one program can begin to cover the myriad of topics covered in these dense and jargon-filled pages, but this program provides a beginning entry into the process of competing for and winning contracts from the federal government for RESEARCH and related activities. Concentrating on the initial sections of the FAR (those that are primarily concerned with how organizations compete for and are awarded new contracts), this program is the first in a series that will give both the new research administrator and the person experienced in government contracting for research new insights into the arcane government system for soliciting and awarding research contracts. This program is not intended to “survey” the entire contracting and procurement process used by the federal government, but to cover the basics of how the government solicits and awards contracts and the steps that the research institution needs to take to successfully compete for such contracts. Certificate: RL-I, III, IV Session Track: Research Law Speakers: J. Michael Slocum, President, Slocum & Boddie. PC, Alexandria, VA

Session Track: Management and Operations Speakers: Dominic Esposito, Director of Sponsored Programs and Research, Baruch College, CUNY, New York, New York

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M407: Grants Management in a Department/Division

This session will discuss issues and tricks related to managing grants from within a department; not a central office. Whether your institution has a central office or not, there are certain things that are just different when you are working on submitting and managing grants from within a department. The session will cover finding funding sources, pre-award submissions and post-award management of grants. The session will also identify additional ways to provide ongoing support for investigators; including trainees, fellows, associates, staff and faculty researchers. Certificate: FM-E / IRAM-E Session Track: Financial and Post-award Administration Speakers: Kevin Titus, Business Director, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

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M408: Cost Principles Overview

This session will provide an overview of the cost principles that determine how you manage federal projects. Included will be a discussion of the key elements of cost, treatment of costs as allowable or unallowable, allocable, direct or indirect. The speakers will discuss the differences in their treatment for Hospitals, Nonprofits and Institutions of Higher Education. Certificate: FM-R / IRAM-IV Session Track: Financial and Post-award Administration Speakers: Jim Carter, Managing Director, Huron Consulting Group, Chicago, IL

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Monday Concurrent Session Descriptions - 3:45 PM - 5:00 PM M410: Clinical Trial Agreements with Industry: Beyond the Basics

This session will focus on some of the more complicated, challenging issues faced when negotiating clinical trial agreements on behalf of academic medical institutions with industry sponsors. Topics to be addressed include: Use of Biological Specimens: what rights are appropriate to grant to sponsors; Other Research Prohibitions: what restrictions are reasonable; Sponsor's Use of Protected Health Information (PHI): Health Insurance Portability and Accountability (HIPAA) considerations; and Subject Injury Compensation: which exclusions are acceptable. Certificate: RL-I, II, III, IV / CTRA 201-E / HRP-E / RI-II Session Track: Research Law Speakers: Karen Mullin, Chief General Counsel/Director of Technology Development, The Forsyth Institute, Cambridge, MA

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M411: What’s New at the NIH? Requirements to Address Rigor and Reproducibility in Grant Applications

An ongoing federal initiative has focused new attention on the need to better address rigor and reproducibility in research. This heightened awareness of problems identified in the quality (rigor) with which some published studies have been completed as well as the lack of transparency in reporting some study outcomes has resulted in new measures to ensure the reproducibility of important study findings and ultimately the validity of the findings. This session focuses on new proposal requirements on the part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to address key features of rigorous, unbiased research in grant applications. The speaker will also outline key revisions to peer review criteria impacted by these changes, discuss upcoming training requirements and share insights on available resources that are emerging to address these requirements. Certificate: IRAM-E Session Track: Research Integrity and Compliance Speakers: Kathy Doyle Grzech, Associate Director, University of Kentucky Proposal Development Office

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M412: Big Bang Theory: Truth is Stranger than Fiction

M413: Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP)/Council on Governmental Relations (COGR) Update

The Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP) and the Council on Governmental Relations (COGR) are important organizations to research administration. The FDP is an association of federal US agencies; academic research institutions, with administrative, faculty and technical representation; and research policy organizations that work to streamline the administration of federally sponsored research. FDP members of all sectors cooperate in identifying,testing, and implementing new, more effective ways of managing federal research grants with the goal of improving the productivity of research without compromising its stewardship. COGR is an association of leading research universities, affiliated medical centers, and independent research institutes providing national expertise on the financial and regulatory infrastructure, and the corresponding compliance requirements associated with managing federal research grants and contracts within research institutions. COGR communicates the viewpoint and concerns of its members and fosters productive relationships between the research community and federal policymakers, advocating for innovation and change that avoid unnecessary regulatory burden. This session will include a brief summary of past, current and planned initiatives of both organizations followed by questions and open discussion. Session Track: Sponsors and Agencies Speakers: Anthony DeCrappeo, President, COGR, Washington, District of Columbia; Cynthia Hope, Assist. Vice Pres. for Research, Director, Office for Sponsored Programs, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

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M414: Planning for The Uncertainty of a $350 Million Increase

The National Institute on Aging ultimately received a 33.5% budget increase for FY 2016. Or an additional ~$350 Million. Things should be easy, no concerns; but that wasn't the case. The presenter will address the process of achieving such a great problem, the impact on funding, success rates, pay-lines and other key metrics relevant to research university administrators Session Track: Sponsors and Agencies Speaker: Patrick Shirdon, Director of Management for the National Institute on Aging, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD

Let's face it, the truth is sometimes stranger than fiction. If you see the humor, or lack thereof in Big Bang Theory situations (think the Mars rover incident) involving researcher(s) or have ever wished they would have an episode featuring the research administrative office, come have some fun. This session will use situations from the hit series as the basis for an interactive discussion on how to deal with difficult research issues that arise way too often and which often cannot be anticipated or quite frankly, fathomed. Come prepared to laugh, learn and commiserate as the speakers share stories and strategies for those inevitable “you did what” moments. Remember, research administrators accomplish miracles every day; the impossible sometimes takes us a little longer. Certificate: PRAM-I Session Track: Research Integrity and Compliance Speakers: Susan Wyatt Sedwick, Consulting Associate, Attain, LLC, Oklahoma City, OK; Andrea Deaton, Associate Vice President for Research, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

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Tuesday Concurrent Sessions Tuesday, October 25

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Registration Open 7:30 AM | Breakfast Served (Doors to open at 7:00 AM)

7:45 AM - 9:15 PM | Annual Membership Business Meeting, 2016 SRAI Awards, & Distinguished Faculty Recognition 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM | Exhibit Hall Open 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM | Concurrent Sessions 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM | Morning Break in the Exhibit Hall 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM | Concurrent Sessions 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM | SRA International Luncheon: Celebrating 50 Years

The Society of Research Administrators International was founded in 1967 and in 2017 we will celebrate together its 50th Anniversary. In recognition of this benchmark, we will kick off the celebration with the official SRAI luncheon on Tuesday, October 25. The luncheon will feature a panel to recognize and celebrate five decades of accomplishment and service to the profession.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Symposium Paper Presentations

The SRA Symposium features contributed papers and posters related to the art and science of research administration. Come and listen to your colleagues share their experiences, best practices and research! The paper presentations is going to take place in the General Session ballroom right after the SRAI Luncheon. Come and join us on Tuesday after the sessions are over for the poster presentations! Don't miss to support your peers!

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM | Concurrent Sessions 3:15 PM - 3:45 PM | Afternoon Break in the Exhibit Hall with Raffle 3:45 PM - 5:00 PM | Concurrent Sessions 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM | Symposium Poster Presentations 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM | Meet and Mingle in the Heart of Texas

Discover the Unforgettable. Before the conference ends, join us on Tuesday, October 25 "After Hours" in the Exhibit Hall for a bit of Texas hospitality. "Meet and Mingle" with your colleagues and vendors as we experience more about this one of a kind State.

6:40 PM | Dinner Groups

You can sign up to join a Tuesday Dinner Group onsite at SRAI Registration.

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Tuesday Concurrent Session Descriptions - 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

T102: The Importance and Conduct of Scholarly Writing as Research Administrators

Scholarly activity is a hallmark objective and practice in academia. While this activity is usually considered one exclusive to faculty, research administrators can and should publish scholarly work to contribute to the innovation and understanding of the field of research administration. The Journal of Research Administration (JRA) is the premier academic, peer-reviewed publication in the field of research administration and management. Published twice a year by SRA International, JRA articles are dedicated to the education and the professional development of research administrators. The Journal publishes articles covering the changing research environment worldwide, focusing on quality and innovation in research administration. JRA is a critically important resource for your growth, for the enrichment of the body of knowledge of research administration, and for the advancement of the art and science of the profession and its allied disciplines. This session will focus on teaching participants the importance of scholarly writing and it will provide a “how to� for participants to understand how to contribute to JRA by sharing their knowledge and experience through a publication in the Journal. Session Track: Professional Development Speakers: Timothy Linker, Director of Research Administration and Sponsored Programs, High Point University, High Point, NC; Nathan L. Vanderford, Assistant Professor and Assistant Director for Research, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

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Tuesday Concurrent Session Descriptions - 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM T103: The Art of Creating Budgets

While there are practical basics inherent in creating budgets for sponsored programs, all proposals are not alike. There is an art to creating and presenting budgets and justifications to meet the needs of the sponsor without providing more than is needed. This presentation will provide information, tips, and tricks for packaging the financial elements of a variety of applications. One size need not fit all. Certificate: IRAM-I / PA-E Session Track: Sponsored Programs Planning, Development and Deliveries Speakers: Stephen Fisher, Associate Director, School of Medicine, Office of Research Administration, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; Gayle Walters, Associate Director, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland

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T105: Biorepository Considerations in a Changing Regulatory Landscape

More and more clinical and translational research will need to include the use of biorepositories, however the creation and use of biorepositories can pose regulatory and operational challenges for research administration. Regulatory changes proposed by the Common Rule agencies (including the Office of Human Research Protections (OHRP)) in the recent Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) include sweeping changes that impact the conduct of biospecimen research. This session will address the following topics: Discussion of various repository models; Ideas for repository management considerations; Review of multiple regulatory considerations (Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)); Impact on informed consent; Potential implications from the Common Rule NPRM changes (or the Final Rule if issued prior to the conference); and biospecimen research scenarios for both current and future regulatory considerations. Certificate: CTRA 201-E / HRP-E / RI-II Session Track: Management and Operations Speakers: Madeleine Williams, Senior Director, Huron Consulting Group, Washington, District of Columbia; Philip Cola, Vice President, Research and Technology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH

T106: Dynamic Research Administration Reporting: Going from PDF Files to a Dynamic Interactive Data Portal Using a Decision Support Model

The offices of research at the University of Kentucky recently created a new role to enable leadership to have real-time access to grant and contract data for decision-making, strategic planning and to support grant proposal activity. Currently, the Office of Sponsored Project Administration maintains grant award data in a home-grown, home-built data system. As a result, the reporting mechanisms are limited and campus-wide reporting is difficult. The presenters will walk through the process of building a dynamic data infrastructure using decision support methodology, dashboards and interactive reports to assist leadership to have real-time access to grant and contract award/expenditure data. Creating a longitudinal trend of funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) no longer requires combining multiple monthly PDF reports. All you need are filters and with a click of a button you have your trend. The second part of this presentation asks attendees to brainstorm best practices for reporting research data and what type of data analysis is important on individual campuses, including specific metrics for research administration. Session Track: Management and Operations Speakers: Baron Wolf, Decision Support Analyst, Office of the Vice President for Research, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

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T107: On The Same Page: Project Initiation Meetings

Does your institution provide limited administrative support to Principal Investigators (PI) and require them to have a more active role in project management? The Rochester Institute of Technology has instituted a Project Initiation Meeting (PIM) in order to ensure all parties start on the same page. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the terms and conditions; compliance and reporting requirements; roles and responsibilities (PI, Research Office, Accounting/Finance staff, etc.); University related policies, procedures and compliance issues; and changes to the project since submission (project dates, personnel, budgeted rates, etc.). PIM attendees receive a Terms and Conditions Summary document which summarizes a variety of information including applicable general and specific award conditions and important dates. PI signature is required to acknowledge their understanding and acceptance of the project requirements. This session will discuss the genesis of, continued evolution, usefulness, and importance of this university-wide tool in assisting with project management and compliance. Certificate: IRAM-E Session Track: Financial and Post-award Administration Speakers: Nicholas Rogers, Senior Grants and Contracts Specialist, Sponsored Research Services, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY; Katherine Clark, Associate Director, Awards and Grants Management, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York; Deborah Housel, Supervisor, Sponsored Programs Accounting, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

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Tuesday Concurrent Session Descriptions - 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

T108: Fund Management: The Essentials and Its Success Fund Management is an essential responsibility during grant life cycle, from the activation to the close of the fund account. We all know that it can be very difficult and time consuming managing large portfolios, but this presentation will help you see the light. This is about categorizing and prioritizing as well as tracking progress efficiently and effectively. By using a base categorization system, funds that are at risk will be corrected and funds that will be at risk will be noticed. This is just a start to the fund management experience. This session is designed to spur the imagination by starting with the basics and then to help connect the dots with the balance sheet. The ultimate goal is to catch the risk before it happens and this has proven to do that and more.

T112: NPRM, Central IRB Review and Beyond: Preparing for What’s Next in Human Subjects Protection

Certificate: FM-E / IRAM-IV Session Track: Financial and Post-award Administration

Remember the double message emboldened into the old adage – may you live in interesting times? For the Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) community, these are indeed interesting times given the possible, if not probable, introduction of a new Common Rule, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) mandate for central Institutional Review Board (IRB) review and the adoption of greater and greater flexibility in the implementation of HRPP policies and procedures. Over the next 18 months or so, the HRPP community will most likely experience significant shifts in the landscape for human subjects protection. This session aims to discuss both the changing landscape HRPPs face and how HRPPs are anticipating and adapting to these changes, focusing in on changing policies, procedures and processes. Panelists will discuss how their institutions are responding to this changing landscape.

Speakers: Anthony Cassese, Sr. Grant Administrator, AIDS Clinical Trials Group, Partners Healthcare Systems, Inc., Somerville, MA

Certificate: NIH-III / CTRA 201-E / RI-II Session Track: Research Integrity and Compliance

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T109: Technology Transfer: Opportunities, Potholes and Some Historic Perspective

The session will provide a brief historic retrospective of the birth of modern academic technology transfer with the passage of the Bayh-Dole Act, the provision for exclusive appellate jurisdiction in patent cases by the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the decision in Diamond v. Chakrabarty permitting patent protection for inventions involving living organisms. Discussion will then turn to "do's" and "don't's"in organizing and maintaining an academic technology transfer operation. The majority of the session will then deal with various issues surrounding technology licensing, material transfer agreements, research support agreements, and faculty consultancies with industry. There will be ample time for Question and Answer. Certificate: RL-I, II, III, IV Session Track: Research Law Speakers: Kenneth Trevett, Executive Director, VDCOSA, Vaccine Development Center of San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

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T110: Data and Privacy

We all live in a world of digital data, generating an information trail as we e-mail and study, conduct research, use health care, shop with loyalty cards, and make wireless calls. In response, individuals and watchdog groups are raising alarms about the Orwellian implications and government agencies are increasing regulation and instituting severe punishment for privacy infractions. In Europe and the United States, elaborate bodies of law as well as a structure of non-legislative rules and regulations have formed around privacy issues. Computer technology, and increasingly biotechnology (e.g., genetic information gathering) is getting ever more powerful and sophisticated and the issues of digital privacy and disclosure of personal information is rapidly coming to the fore. Certificate: RL-IV Session Track: Research Law Speakers: J. Michael Slocum, President, Slocum & Boddie. PC, Alexandria, VA

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Speakers: Mariette Marsh, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; John Baumann, Associate Vice President for Research Compliance, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN

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T113: Welcome to Wellcome

The Wellcome Trust is the second largest charitable foundation in the world, spending over $1bn annually on health related research. The organization's funding has traditionally been focused on supporting basic biomedical research in the United Kingdom, but their strategic priorities are evolving and our outlook is becoming increasingly global. The organization supports research activity in over 70 countries, including the US. They provide grants to researchers and to stimulate research and capacity in lower and middle income countries, and also fund translational and environmental health research at organizations across the world. Come and learn more about the Wellcome Trust, their strategy and funding opportunities. Session Track: Sponsors and Agencies Speakers: Roger Blake, Grants Liaison Manager, The Wellcome Trust, London

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T114: Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Uniform Guidance

On December 26, 2013, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued final guidance on federal grants: 2 CFR 200. The new guidance - a sweeping consolidation of decades of OMB circulars, guidance, and the "common rule" on grants management - will replace ALL the current OMB Grant Circulars and will have a significant impact on how grants are awarded, administered and audited. This session will provide a brief history of the process used to develop the Uniform Guidance and will outline key changes put forth in the new Guidance that will impact your institution. Where possible, agency perspectives will be incorporated into this session. Certificate: NIH-II / IRAM-IV Session Track: Sponsors and Agencies Speakers: Gil Tran, Senior Policy Analyst, Office of Management and Budget, Washington

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Tuesday Concurrent Session Descriptions - 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM T201: Tips and Tricks: Time Management in a Bottle

You are working on a budget, taking a phone call to talk to a PI about why a cost transfer needs to be done and answering your colleague’s question about a PI who wants to assign a research tech’s time and effort to his grant that has been closed for three months and the time and effort took place in year 4 of a 5 year grant. Managing one work project is difficult enough, but when other projects start piling up, it's not easy to stay on top of them all and keep up with everyday work. How do Research Administrators do it? Certificate: IRAM-E / LD-E Session Track: Professional Development Speakers: Kimberly McKoy, Grant Officer, UNC Wilmington, Wilmington, NC; Paulette Jones, Administrator, University of Montana, Missoula, MT; Christy Taylor Bray, Assistant Director, Research Training & Development, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, TX

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T202: Using Presentation Software Effectively

Presenting in front of others is a lot of work. Mostly presenters focus on what they want to tell you, rather than how they tell you that same material. Paying attention to how you tell your story can make all the difference. Certificate: IRAM-E Session Track: Professional Development Speakers: Stephanie Endy, Associate Vice President for Research, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio

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T203: The Pre-award Core: Lessons and Stories from Year One

Myra Keeble and Kristine Jenkins will share their experience with the creation and implementation of a shared service model devoted to pre-award at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Not a sponsored programs office, the Core is a team of expert Specialists who work directly with Principal Investigators (PIs) on grants and contracts. The Core tackles the administrative details for PIs, thus making it easier for them to focus on the science within their proposals. Now in its second year, the program has moved from being a successful pilot to expansion to six basic science and clinical research departments in 2016. Core members serve 170 active Principal Investigators and their post docs and graduate students. As of January 2016, the Core has submitted 400 grants and contracts to 88 unique sponsors. The speakers will share stories from the program's launch and provide practical tips and lessons learned. Certificate: PRAM-II Session Track: Sponsored Programs Planning, Development and Deliveries Speakers: Myra Keeble, Pre-award Program Director, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO; Kristine Jenkins, Pre-award Principal Specialist and former Manager, Pre-award Core, UCD, Aurora, CO

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T204: An Action Plan for Reducing Your Institution's Administrative Burdens Footprint

The National Research Council’s special Committee on Federal Research Regulations and Reporting Requirements: A New Framework for Research Universities in the 21st Century will have released its report on reducing administrative burdens entitled in early 2016. Its preliminary report urged both the federal agencies and award recipients in its recommendations to take specific actions toward reducing administrative burdens associated with federally funded research. This committee has sought to address the root causes that have been identified in studies on this topic conducted by multiple organizations which illustrated how the stark increases in federal regulations and institutional implementations have exacerbated the situations for researchers and dramatically increased the administrative costs being borne by institutions since the cap on administrative costs was imposed in the early 1990s. This session will suggest specific actions that federally funded institutions might consider to ensure their administrative burdens footprint is minimized. Certificate: PRAM-III Session Track: Sponsored Programs Planning, Development and Deliveries Speakers: Susan Wyatt Sedwick, Consulting Associate, Attain, LLC, Oklahoma City, OK; Courtney Frazier Swaney, Associate Director, Office of Sponsored Projects, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX; Chris Jenkins, Director, Office of Research Support (ORS), The University of Texas at Austin

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T205: Internal Controls in a Nutshell

This session will provide a basic understanding the requirements and expectations for a robust internal control environment based on the Federal Green Book and the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission’s Integrated Framework for Internal Control. Session Track: Management and Operations Speakers: Jason Guilbeault, Director, Post Award Services, Augusta University (formerly Georgia Regents University), Augusta, GA; Doyle Smith, Director, MAXIMUS, Northbrook, IL

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T206: International Collaborations: Costs, Benefits & the Role of Research

Reflecting on the increasingly global research environment the session will explore the role of research support offices in establishing, facilitating and managing international collaborations. The session will identify both, benefits as well as hidden costs, challenges and risks of international collaborations and describe tools to manage these. The format of the session will be a presentation with interactive elements and discussion. Certificate: PRAM-IV Session Track: Management and Operations Speakers: Silke Blohm, Director of Research & Enterprise, SOAS, University of London, London

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Tuesday Concurrent Session Descriptions - 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM T207: After the Award - Re-budgeting and Cost Transfers

Central Administration, are you struggling with the quality of the re-budgeting requests sent by your departments? If you are new to approving re-budgeting requests do you know what level of detail you should expect? Department Administrators are you frustrated with Central Administration's delays in processing re-budgeting request, continual nitpicking about the justification. What is the difference between re-budgets and cost transfers? This session provides guidance on how to write better re-budgeting justifications and cost transfer explanations that are more likely to create less headache and be approved. Learn how to reduce the number of re-budgeting and cost transfers' requests. The session will also explore how organizations can structure institutional systems to reduce the number of re-budgets which are required. Certificate: FM-R / IRAM-IV Session Track: Financial and Post-award Administration Speakers: Kris Rhodes, Director, MAXIMUS, Olive Hill, KY

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T208: Internal & External Audit - What are We Seeing Today?

Research funding from sponsors requires all recipients to follow regulations, guidelines, sponsor rules and best practices. With these rules come audit findings from (historically) A-133 audits, direct cost audits, and sponsor priority areas for compliance reviews. In addition, research organizations are more often turning to their internal audit team to proactively review key risk areas. This session will discuss how to prepare for these respective audits, the audit methodology and how it differs between audit types, recent audit findings and corrective actions, and targeted areas where an organization can leverage internal audit. The speakers will also provide an opportunity for attendees to bring their own examples and questions relating to audits on our campuses. The session will be interactive and discussion is encouraged to provide guidance to all attendees. Certificate: FM-E Session Track: Sponsors and Agencies Speakers: Keith Graff, Grants Management Practice Leader, PwC, Chicago, IL; Kumar Mukesh, Director, Grants Management, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Cleveland, OH

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T209: Optimize Negotiation of Clinical Trial Agreements-Accelerated Clinical Trial Agreement

Tired of spending so much time and effort negotiating clinical trial agreements? Join us for the Accelerated Clinical Trials Agreement (ACTA) session to discover a rapidly growing initiative that can eliminate the need for negotiation of Industry Sponsored, Clinical Trial Agreements (CTAs) as well as a newly developed CTA for federal subcontracts. Commencing in August 2012, the Master Contracts Working Group consisted of 25 CTSA institutions collaborated with industry and the University Industry Demonstration Partnership to develop a standardized clinical trial agreement - a single agreement to be used (voluntarily) by each participating institution and sponsor, to reduce contract negotiations for industry sponsored multi-site studies Clinical Trials. The ACTA has been finalized with over 275 Institutions agreeing that the ACTA terms would be acceptable to their institution. The Federal Subcontracting CTA agreement has just been finalized and is about to begin rollout. Certificate: RL-III/ CTRA 101-E Session Track: Research Law Speakers: Terri Edwards, Associate Director, CTSA Coordinating Center, Nashville, Tennessee; Nickie Bruce, Director, Legal Contract Administration, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; Libby Salberg, Director, Office of Contracts Management, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

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T210: Security and Tech Transfer Issues: A New Ballgame?

New cybersecurity requirements from NIST and DOD have substantial compliance implications for universities. Also completion of the Administration’s export control reform initiative has resulted in new control regimes while purporting to harmonize the regulations. What are the implications for your university? What strategies and resources are necessary to cope with the new requirements? How is your university coping? The tech transfer function at universities continues to evolve. Recent government initiatives have had a dual effect: In some cases they have decreased university rights in IP while increasing government control, while at the same time the government has been pushing for greater public access and open sourcing for research results. What does this mean for the existing tech transfer model based on the Bayh-Dole Act? What negotiating strategies are best? How can we also deal with IP issues in the growing activities with private foundations as well as issues such as F&A and indemnification? Session Track: RL-IV / PRAM-IV Speakers: Bob Hardy, Director, Contracts and Intellectual Property Management, Council on Governmental Relations, Washington, DC; Dave King, Associate University Counsel, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

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Tuesday Concurrent Session Descriptions - 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM

T211: Authorship and Responsible Publication Practices

T214: Office of Naval Research Agency Update

Certificate: PRAM-V / RI-V Session Track: Research Integrity and Compliance

Certificate: IRAM-E Session Track: Sponsors and Agencies

Speakers: Debra Schaller-Demers, Director, Research Outreach and Compliance, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Speaker(s): Debbie Rafi, Director, University Business Affairs, Office of Naval Research, Arlington, VA

This session will explore how research managers/administrators can help give guidance when authorship issues arise and when researchers run into difficulty dealing with journal issues; such as avoiding plagiarism mistakes and duplicative publication, refusing ghostwriting and speaker bureau assignments, declaring Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI) in publications, citing proper funding and knowing when and how to publish in Public/Open Access (including the National Institutes of Health (NIH) PubMedCentral and the National Science Foundation (NSF) requirements).

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This session is designed for recipients (foreign and domestic universities) of research funding from the Department of Defense (DoD). The Office of Naval Research (ONR) will provide updates on research administration policies and procedures impacting recipients of DoD research funding, such as the impact of OMB's new grant guidance (2 CFR 200) on DoD's grant regulations, DoD's recent implementation of the Research Performance Progress Report, and other project that ONR has been involved with such as the FDP Project Certification Pilot.

T212: Collaborative Research and the Role of the Scientist in Society

A variety of collaborative relationships in research amongst academia, industry, government and society result in different roles for the researcher. Whether viewed as a "discoverer of new knowledge”, an “independent authority”, or a “deliverer of tangible goods”, researchers often face conflicting agendas while striving to ensure scientific objectivity and ethical decision-making in their work. Research Administrators can become more effective and productive in their work and interactions with researchers by better understanding these differing roles and dynamics. Further a working knowledge of collaborative science is a key component of any comprehensive responsible conduct of research (RCR) training program required by several federal funding agencies. This presentation will discuss some of the conflicting agendas, different roles of researchers, how the practice of science is affected and how the training of new researchers and staff members are impacted. Certificate: PRAM-V / RI-IV Session Track: Research Integrity and Compliance Speakers: Tony Onofrietti, Director, Research Education, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

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T213: A U-What? The ABCs of federally funded research centers and the unique challenges posed by a University Affiliated Research Center (UARC)

University affiliated research centers (UARCs) are unique contract vehicles that can bring its own set of complications for the research administrator. UARC's are organizations affiliated with universities or colleges that are established by the Department of Defense (DoD) to maintain essential research, develop "core" capabilities; maintain longterm strategic relationships with their DoD sponsors; and operate in the public interest, free from real or perceived conflicts of interest. The University of Maryland's Center for Advanced Study of Language (CASL) is one of fifteen UARCs across the nation and the only national resource dedicated to addressing the language needs of the government. As employees of CASL, the speakers will introduce people to this unique research center and explore how they, as research administrators, function and experience a different kind of academic department. This case study will explore the beginnings and evolution of CASL and how our functions as research administrators developed. Session Track: Sponsors and Agencies Speakers: Hana Kabashi, Assistant Director of Research Management, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; Mariah Bauer, Director of Strategic Initiatives and Planning, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

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Tuesday Concurrent Session Descriptions - 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

T301: Getting Your Principal Investigator (PI) to Yes: Negotiating Agreement for Organizational Transformation

Many have come to the conclusion that it is difficult to get investigators to change. This can result in frustration when new processes and systems are being implemented to improve efficiencies and reduce institutional risks. In this session we will talk about what makes many investigators resistant to change and tactics that can be used to get their buy in when implementing new processes and/or systems at institutions. Session Track: Professional Development Speakers: Kevin Ferrell, Solutions Consultant, Evisions, Inc., Portland, OR; Anne Schauer, Director of Research and Sponsored Programs, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio

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T302: Improve Communication for a Better Post-award Management Process

Communication can be the difference between a productive process and a laborious one. Often times, communication can be a sticking point to make the post-award process as productive as possible. This is caused by differences in the background of administrators and researchers, lack of understanding or education and differences in the perceived importance of the post-award process. Effective communication in the post-award process can build trust and improve the management process. This session will describe the best practices for communication with faculty and other research team members and provide models for reporting. Special attention will be on providing solution to better communication and leadership development. Certificate: IRAM-I / LD-E Session Track: Professional Development Speakers: Piotr Dybas, Post-Award and Business Manager, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA; David Allen, Associate Dean for Business and Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

T303: Using Sponsored Programs Offices to Support Sponsored Funding Goals

As research programs become more complex and competition for funding increases, all institutions are exploring unique ways to respond to this rapidly-changing environment. Originally the “gatekeeper” for sponsored funding compliance, sponsored program offices are becoming partners in supporting institutional research priorities. This panel session will explore different ways that research organizations are using sponsored programs offices to facilitate funding goals in this new funding landscape. In this highly interactive session, the panelists will discuss how administrators act as “translators” to advance sponsored funding goals and the research administrator’s role in furthering the institution’s research agenda. The session will discuss in depth ways that institutions are using sponsored programs to help grow sponsored funding. Finally, the panelists will discuss methodologies for measuring the efficacy of these programs. Throughout, attendees will have the opportunity to discuss the challenges and opportunities they have encountered while implementing new strategies for supporting institutional funding goals. Certificate: PRAM-III Session Track: Professional Development Speakers: Dara Little, Assistant Vice President for Research and Sponsored Programs, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois; Jennie Amison, Director, Sponsored Research Development, San Diego State University Research Foundation, San Diego, CA; Kimberly Page, Manager, Contracts and Grants Accounting, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

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T304: Grant Writing for Success and Understanding National Institutes of Health (NIH) Peer Review

Administrators who assist faculty with the development of a proposal understand the nuts and bolts of proposal assembly and successful submission. But what about the contents of the proposal? Faculty with good grant writing skills who understand the Peer Review process stand a much better chance of receiving funding. However, new and inexperienced investigators often lack an understanding of the proposal review process. By becoming familiar with terms such as "percentile", "spreading the score", "pink sheet" and "triage", you can become an even more valuable partner to your faculty. Take your proposal development skills to the next level and learn the basics of grant writing and National Institutes of Health Peer Review. Certificate: NIH-I / IRAM-E / GR-E Session Track: Sponsored Programs Planning, Development and Deliveries Speakers: Angela Sherman, Manager of Sponsored Projects Administration, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

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Tuesday Concurrent Session Descriptions - 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

T305: The Massive Open Online Course T308: Strategies for Getting Facilities and (MOOC) as a Tool to Orient and Train Clinical Administrative Rate Proposal Extensions This session will review the requirements under the Office of Management Research Nurse (RN) Coordinators Training and retaining experienced clinical research nurse coordinators (CRNCs) across multi-center, multi-year clinical trials are challenging. Typically the training for CRNCs is preceptor-based and maybe inconsistent across institutions due to a variety of factors including time constraints of the preceptor. Using training grant support from Cardiovascular Cell Therapy Research Network (CCTRN), a National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded research network and a massive open online course (MOOC) platform from Udemy, Inc., the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation (MHIF) created an online training program for its CRNCs. It was later made available to the entire CCTRN CRNCs. MOOC promises to be efficient, cost-effective and provide uniform platform to orient and train CRNCs that work at different sites of a research network. This platform can be adapted for training in clinical research networks, be customized to disease-specific training core and could be used across different research departments of health systems. Certificate: CTRA 201-E Session Track: Management and Operations

and Budget Uniform Guidance and Department of Health and Human Services Cost Allocation Services (CAS) for obtaining Facilities and Administrative (F&A) rate extensions. The session will also cover strategies that may be useful in successfully obtaining agreement from the CAS for F&A rate extensions at existing rates and possibly at even higher rates, through use of abbreviated proposal techniques and special studies. The session will discuss the importance of making the proposal for F&A rate extensions a "win-win" situation for both the institution and the Federal Government. Certificate: FM-E Session Track: Financial and Post-award Administration Speakers: Robert Klein, Consulting Associate, Attain, LLC, Albany, CA; Deston Halverson, Senior Manager, Attain LLC.

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W203: Supporting Undergraduate Research at a Mid-sized Regional Comprehensive University

Undergraduate research is a high impact practice that requires support at an institutional level. Our primarily undergraduate, mid-sized, regional comprehensive university is embarking on a new initiative to support undergraduate research, conceptualizing changes and improvements to existing infrastructure and specifically exploring a centralized institutional approach. The speakers recently conducted a study exploring opportunities ........................................................................................ to expand their current levels of support. Their goal was to outline their current support infrastructure, explore a future state, delineate the aspirational peers’ approaches and develop recommendations for their T306: Quality Improvement in Research institution. This study allowed them to define and articulate a unified Administration and Compliance strategy and make recommendations for the institution’s approach. The A high functioning office not only maintains it operations with presenters will share the results of that research and engage participants in integrity and efficiency, it also undergoes continuous quality a discussion of undergraduate research support. Attendees should come improvement. This session will present a discussion from a panel of prepared to share their institution's current and future support strategies speakers of how they have developed and implemented programs of and leave with a new energy for exploring opportunities to explore quality improvement in their institutions' research administration and undergraduate research infrastructure at their home institutions. research compliance offices. Specific topics include; selection of areas to focus on quality improvement (QI) efforts, implementation Session Track: Sponsored Programs Planning, Development and Deliveries of QI activities and programmatic outcomes of QI efforts. Fundamentally, the panelist representing offices of research Speaker: Lorie Ortloff, Grants Officer, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, administration or compliance will describe and assess their MN; Jodi Kuznia, Director, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, Minnesota experiences with QI activities. ........................................................................................ Speakers: Joseph Cosico, Director, Clinical Research Operations Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, Cedars-SInai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA; Gerry Yumul, eLearning and Digital Communications Specialist, Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation, Minneapolis, MN; Rachel Olson, Independent Consultant

Session Track: Management and Operations

Speakers: Karen Skinner, Director, QA/QI, Office of Research, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA; Janice Grace, Mayo Clinic; Mariette Marsh, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; John Baumann, Associate Vice President for Research Compliance, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN

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T307: Subrecipient Monitoring and Management Under the Uniform Guidance

This session will discuss how to manage subrecipents and subawards in compliance with the Uniform Guidance (2 C.F.R. §200.330-332). The discussion will include subrecipient versus contractor determinations, data collection requirements, risk evaluation and monitoring. The speakers will also discuss some business processes that can be implemented or modified at your institution to ensure compliance while keeping administrative burden as low as possible. Certificate: FM-R / IRAM-E Session Track: Financial and Post-award Administration Speakers: Laura Kozma, Director, Research Administration and Faculty Services, University of Connecticut, Storrs

T310: Contracts and Their Cousins

Contracts, Agreements, NDA's, MOU's: What are the common elements? What are the key differences? What types of contracts and agreements are commonly used in research and research compliance? What is the legal/ compliance landscape for these contracts and agreements? Certificate: IRAM-I / RL-III Session Track: Research Law Speakers: Terri Minatra, Attorney, Terri J. Minatra, Attorney at Law, Johnson City, TN

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T311: The Journal's Role in Research Misconduct Cases

Journals are taking an increasing role in research misconduct cases from reporting misconduct allegation to taking corrective actions. Understanding how journals process these allegations and how they respond to information about a researchers who has fabricated data and what editors and publishers will let a retraction or correction notice state and when they will post such a notice. Certificate: PRAM-V / RL-IV / RI-I Session Track: Research Integrity and Compliance Speakers: Debbie Parrish, Research Misconduct: A Year in Review, Parrish Law Offices, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania SRA INTERNATIONAL 2016 EXPLORE EDUCATE ENGAGE Online Program Book, NOT printed onsite


Tuesday Concurrent Session Descriptions - 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM T312: Monitoring Financial Conflicts of Interests in Research

Conflict of Interest (COI) requirements on sponsored research projects continue to cause headaches for Principal Investigators (PIs), researchers, research coordinators and even grants administrators. And guess what? It's probably stressful on your COI office, too. This session, in a discussion format, is directed to highlight the common obstacles institutions encounter in maintaining COI compliance in research, including the monitoring of Financial Conflicts of Interests (FCOI)s related to the research. The session will highlight the COI clearance process for proposals and awards, including transactional reviews, management plans, and FCOI reports, as well as, the delays for funding clearance, such as addressing non-disclosed COIs and retrospective reviews. The session participants will share their experiences to examine the similarities and differences in COI compliance, monitoring, reviews and processes for proposal and award COI clearance at different universities/institutions. Possible resolutions for COI process deficiencies will be examined and discussed. Certificate: IRAM-III / RI-II Session Track: Research Integrity and Compliance Speakers: Adrienne Dumke, Research Integrity Specialist, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

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T313: National Science Foundation (NSF) Update

This session will cover new developments at the National Science Foundation (NSF) - programs, policies, people and budgets. Senior NSF staff will provide a comprehensive review of what is new and developing at NSF. Certificate: GR-E / IRAM-E Session Track: Sponsors and Agencies Speakers: Samantha Hunter, Senior Policy Specialist, National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA

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T314: Managing National Institutes of Health (NIH) Awards with Foreign Components

The purpose of this sessions is to provide attendees with pre-award and the post-award NIH policy updates including the impact of the Uniform Grants Guidance. This session will examine the changes in NIH Grants Policy as it relates to foreign activities. Selected items of cost that have changed unique to foreign budgets will be discussed including allowable & unallowable costs, direct & indirect costs, and unexpected costs. Certificate: NIH-II Session Track: Sponsors and Agencies Speakers: Kasima Brown, Grants Management Specialist, Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD; Satabdi Raychowdhury, Grants Management Specialist, Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD; Mollie Shea, Grants Management Specialist, Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

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Tuesday Concurrent Session Descriptions - 3:45 PM - 5:00 PM T401: The New Research Administrator: Developing Talent and Succession Planning

Research administrators often fall into their positions rather than planning to enter it as a career choice. This presentation will provide some of the tools necessary for senior leadership to develop their talent and encourage them to pursue research administration as a career choice. Attendees will understand what talent development is, how to implement it on a small scale at a department level and topics to present, including coaching, DiSC analysis, intellectual energy monitoring, right brain exercises and other development topics. Introducing this concept and using the concept to develop a team will hopefully lead to greater staff engagement, retention and recognition. Session Track: Professional Development Speakers: Jennifer Foley, Administrator, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

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T402: Managing and Motivating through Transition

This session will address the challenges and opportunities that managers within research administration face while going through transition. The presenters will discuss their experiences with leadership change at an institutional level and the effects it has on those responsible for managing staff and some strategies implemented to continue to manage and motivate staff through a changing environment. The speakers will discuss how the transition impacted their management styles and ultimately what they learned about themselves as a result of the transition. Certificate: PRAM-I / LD-II Session Track: Professional Development Speakers: Christine McClure, Associate Director for Grant Operations, University of Pittsburgh Office of Research, Pittsburgh, PA; George McClure, Grants Manager, School of Education, Office of the Dean, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Tammeka Banks, Department Administrator, Office of Research, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

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T403: Assessing, Evidencing and Demonstrating the Impact of Research

As researchers and institutions are increasingly accountable for use of taxpayer’s funds there is a growing need to demonstrate the real benefits or impact of research. Several countries have moved to incorporate impact into national assessment frameworks, most notably the UK, with Australia also planning an impact assessment exercise in 2018. However, those involved in the research enterprise should see it as core business to demonstrate research impact – whether part of national frameworks or not. This talk will look at the ways of demonstrating research impact as part of natural institutional activity and the issues associated with evidencing and assessing research impact. Certificate: PRAM-IV Session Track: Sponsored Programs Planning, Development and Deliveries Speakers: Ian M. Carter, Director of Research and Enterprise, University of Sussex, Brighton, East Sussex; Mark Hochman, Senior Advisor: Research Policy and Strategy, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania

T404: Off-campus Research Administration: Telecommuting is Work!

Electronic research administration has made it possible for any research administrator (RA) with a computing device and internet access to work from the office, home or the local Starbucks. With such options available, today’s RA managers - typically from the Baby Boomer generation - are asking themselves: “If I let everyone work on proposals and awards from home, how do I know if they are really working?” Gen X and Y staff members who see the personal and professional advantages of telecommuting from home worry they will miss out on the group problem solving and fellowship that occurs in an office setting. This session will examine the University of California at Berkeley and Stanford University telecommuting programs to provide guidance (best practices and lessons learned) on how to develop a successful telecommuting program that meets the needs of RA managers, RA staff and the communities we serve. Certificate: PRAM-I Session Track: Sponsored Programs Planning, Development and Deliveries Speakers: Pamela Miller, Director, Sponsored Projects Office, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA; Michiko Taniguchi Pane, Director, Pre-award Operations, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

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T405: Clinical Research Professionals Resource Management: To Centralize or Not?

This session will explore the current challenges sites are facing in the dynamic environment of clinical research. One of these challenges is resource management. As sites are constantly challenged to do more with less, utilizing resources in the most efficient and effective manner to deliver quality research is critical. Sites continue to struggle with identifying and implementing an appropriate staffing model for Clinical Research Professionals, specifically Research Nurses, Clinical Research Coordinators and Regulatory Specialists. The speakers will take an in-depth look at the staffing models available to organizations conducting clinical research, including a centralized, de-centralized and hybrid approach. The presentation will review the considerations for determining the appropriate model based on organizational structure and the pros and cons associated with each of the models. In addition, the presenters will provide solutions for cost recovery of staffing resources in a centralized model. Session Track: Management and Operations Speakers: Melinda Muenich, Director, Huron Consulting Group, Chicago, IL; Nirmala Thevathasan, Manager, Huron Consulting Group, New York, NY

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T406: Increasing Collaboration between the Department and Central Office

Departmental and Central Office staff work together to make research happen. All too often this partnership can become strained due to miscommunication, misunderstanding, or divergent goals. The Central Office's compliance function sometimes seems at odds with the Department's task of getting the project done. This session will include a panel of representatives from Central Offices and Departments to lead the discussion on how to improve communication, collaboration and the overall relationship between the Department and Central Office. Common issues across institutions will be discussed along with possible solutions; specific scenarios will be posed to the panel for their response. Attendee participation in the discussion is encouraged. Session Track: Management and Operations Speakers: Jean Mercer, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and Director Office of Sponsored Programs, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee

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Tuesday Concurrent Session Descriptions - 3:45 PM - 5:00 PM T407: Compensation Practices: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

T411: Garage Band or Headliner? Professional Excellence, Stevie Ray Vaughn and the Blues

So is your work good enough for a garage band, grinding out tune after tune that you already know, just as you always have, learning nothing new? Or are you a REAL player, putting yourself into what you do, learning and growing, your chops getting hotter every day? I will share you with some things about the blues, what they are and how they are played. Then we will experience some of Stevie Ray’s music to learn what great playing is and, surprise of surprises, the whole time we will be talking about research administration and how to be your best. Guitars, amps, music for all AND it all relates to professionalism. You won’t be bored.

This session focuses exclusively compensation practices, requirements under 2 CFR 200, and provides an opportunity to talk hypothetically about a topic that worries many of us more than we want to admit – salary costing. Compensation is a subject which can cost institutions dearly. This session looks at ways to go wrong, what are we required to do and where does it say we have to that? The session will provide a discussion of the many ways we can go wrong, recent audit findings and Session Track: Research Integrity and Compliance the challenges of compliance. The discussion will focus on our need for Speakers: Mike McCallister, Principle, Grant Street Services, institutional understanding, education, policies, supportive systems and Hattiesburg, MS the institutional expectation to incentivize faculty efforts. Participants are encourage to preface all discussion of the topic with, "In a ........................................................................................ hypothetical situation. Certificate: FM-R Session Track: Financial and Post-award Administration Speakers: Kris Rhodes, Director, MAXIMUS, Olive Hill, KY

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T408: Lessons Learned Animal Rate Setting at Joslin Diabetes Center

T412: The Basics of Research Misconduct Investigation Committees

The concurrent session will explore a variety of topics related to research misconduct investigation committees. The session will establish the parameters noted in the Federal Regulations for what committees need to accomplish in their roles as the investigators of potential misconduct. The presentation will touch upon the creation of an investigation committee in a research misconduct case, highlighting the challenges that institutions face at that stage, such as screening participants for conflicts of interest. The speakers will also analyze case studies that illustrate common committee pitfalls during an investigation. Ancillary issues such as the use of external committee members vs. internal committee members will also be discussed.

This session will identify the compliance issues related to animal rate setting. During the year of 2000, the National Center for Research Resources issued the “Cost Analysis and Rate Setting Manual for Animal Research Facilities.” All organizations receiving Federal funding for animal per diems are required to follow the guidelines from the manual Certificate: IRAM-III / RL-IV / RI-I when setting animal per diem rates. If the basic precepts of the manual Session Track: Research Integrity and Compliance are not followed, an organization, could be vulnerable during an A-133 audit or Federal review. This session will cover an example of a Speakers: Bridget Noonan, Associate, Parrish Law Offices, Pittsburgh, structured process to create an animal rate setting model. It will identify PA the key players for the creation of a compliant model and participants will learn first- hand how one model was assembled. Each participant will ........................................................................................ leave the session with an understanding of the key issues and how to T413: Spotlight on Clinical Trial Sponsorship approach animal rate setting at his/ her own institution. This session will focus on the roles and responsibilities of sponsors and investigators in clinical trials. The unique role of a sponsor-investigator will Session Track: Financial and Post-award Administration be highlighted to evaluate how the FDA definitions in 21 CFR 312 inform Speakers: Erika Diaz, Associate Director, Major Projects and Post-Award institutional policy for conducting Investigator Sponsored Trials (ISTs) and how institutions can evaluate the risk of sponsorship. Delegation of sponsor Administration, Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston, MA; Robert Cohen, Senior Manager, Attain, LLC, McLean, VA; Sharon Harpel, Vice President roles will be discussed. Particular scenarios will be used to explain the challenges that institutions face when designing policies to manage both for Research Administration, Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston, MA; John conduct and sponsorship. Several court cases will be reviewed where the Stockton, Animal Resource Manager, Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston, role of "sponsor" had an impact on the judicial interpretation and ruling of an MA injury claim.

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T409: Braiding the Arms of the Octopus: Identifying and Resolving Material Transfer Agreement (MTA) Concerns Across University Research Offices

Material transfer agreements (MTAs) are often centrally handled by one university research office; however, the effects of their terms may span across several. Research funding terms may collide with an MTA’s intellectual property ownership and use expectations, while biosafety and export control concerns are ever present. Session attendees will take a deep dive into the stormy encumbrance waters and confront the many arms of the university research enterprise octopus head-on. Using case studies and other examples, conflicting terms will be identified and evaluated and a set of best practices to supplement the MTA review process will be suggested. Armed with this new knowledge, session attendees can return home ready to braid the arms of their own office octopus. Certificate: RL-I, III / IRAM-E Session Track: Research Law Speakers: Mary Anne Copeland, Technology Transfer Officer II, Office of Technology Transfer, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

Certificate: CTRA 201-E Session Track: Sponsors and Agencies Speakers: Doug Mounce, Grants & Contracts Manager, Cancer Research And Biostatistics (CRAB), Seattle, WA; Mike Quinata, Research Manager, Medicine, The University of Missouri - Columbia, Columbia, MO

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T414: National Institutes of Health (NIH) Mock Study Section

This session provides attendees with an opportunity to see the peer review process in action. The session consists of an overview of the National Institutes of Health peer review process followed by a simulation of a peer review meeting and a question and answer session. Certificate: NIH-I / GR-E / IRAM-E Session Track: Sponsors and Agencies Speakers: Erik Edgerton, Supervisory Grants Management Specialist, NIH / National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD; Jamie Thompson, Grants Management Specialist, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases / NIH, Bethesda, MD

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Wednesday Concurrent Sessions Wednesday, October 26 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM | Registration Open 7:30 AM | Breakfast Served (Doors to open at 7:00 AM)

7:45 AM - 9:15 AM | Closing General Session 9:00 AM - 11:15 AM | Exhibit Hall Open 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM | Concurrent Sessions 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM | Morning Break in the Exhibit Hall 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM | Concurrent Sessions 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Board of Directors Meeting

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Wednesday Concurrent Session Descriptions - 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

W101: You’re Hired. So Now What? The Benefits of Co-mentoring for the New Employee, the Manager and the Faculty

W103: Using Philanthropy to Support Research

Certificate: LD-E Session Track: Professional Development

Certificate: PRAM-III Session Track: Sponsored Programs Planning, Development and Deliveries

Sponsored programs offices frequently hire people with limited or no experience in research administration. This doesn’t mean however, that new employees come without any transferable or valuable skill-sets that can benefit the research administration enterprise. It is critical that new employees have a solid foundation and positive training experience however, it is of equal importance that new employees have opportunities to contribute as well. While mentoring is typically thought of in a traditional sense whereby a person of superior rank guides, and directs a less experienced person a newer model known as “co-mentoring” has been developed. In this model, each person contributes to the development of the other in a reciprocal manner. This model allows the new employee, the manager and the faculty researchers to learn from one another, thereby developing stronger networks and infrastructure to support research within an institution.

Speakers: Beth Durak, Sponsored Programs Administrator, The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK; Christine McClure, Associate Director for Grant Operations, University of Pittsburgh Office of Research, Pittsburgh, PA

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W102: Aligning Change Inside and Out

Managers and Directors often find themselves in a position of needing to be in alignment with Senior Management’s strategies and goals, but also faced with the reality of everyday problems that also need attention. This session will explore how to get these two seemingly intractable forces in sync. The speaker will discuss how finding overlap and flexibility in Management’s needs and the everyday issues in your part of the organization can help you bring it all together. The presenter will also discuss approaches and tools to help influence and persuade the roadmap and priorities to harmonize these areas. Certificate: PRAM-II / LD-II Session Track: Professional Development Speakers: Stephanie Endy, Associate Vice President for Research, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio

This session will identify and describe the benefits and important differences in securing and using philanthropic gifts to support research. Hear from an experienced fundraiser, and research administrator, how to secure millions in gifts to support important research. We will review simple steps to foster an environment of gift-supported research at your institution; large or small. Learn how to cultivate new and existing donors and how to partner philanthropic funding opportunities with research priorities. We will discuss engaging your faculty, physicians and other staff in philanthropy. Guidelines for distinguishing between gifts and grants will also be shared. Unless your research program is blessed with a fully-funded endowment producing perpetual income sufficient to sustain and grow your research or you’re 100% confident you will be fully funded by the government, then you need to attend this session. This practical session will provide tips to use right away and in the long-term.

Speakers: Kevin Titus, Business Director, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

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W105: Hiring and Training Entry Level Staff: What Planet is This?

Entry-level staff face a new world of regulations, acronyms, customer service and technology. How can we hire the best person when there is little related experience in their background? What indicators of success can we focus on during application review and the interview process? How do we go about training someone with no familiarity with the role and content of research administration? Focus will be on the pre-award administrator, but the principals discussed will apply to all research administration roles. Certificate: LD-E Session Track: Management and Operations Speakers: Marcia Landen, Associate Vice President for Research, The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS; David Walker, Assistant Director, Proposal and Award Management, The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS

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Wednesday Concurrent Session Descriptions - 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

W106: One Rule, Two Rule, Red Rule, Blue Rule

W109: Research Misconduct: A Year in Review

Session Track: Management and Operations

Certificate: IRAM-E / RI-I / PRAM-V / RL-I, IV Session Track: Research Law

Red rules are mandatory, driven by regulations. Blue rules involve self-imposed policies and procedures. Red and blue rules and institutional flexibility, combine to define an institution’s research compliance environment. The existence of both and the element of choice, defines an institutional research compliance environment. The speakers will explore how the red, blue and choice come to play in interpreting the Uniform Guidance. Speakers: Marisa Zuskar, Director, Huron Consulting Group, Chicago, IL; Matthew Staman, Managing Director, Huron Consulting Group, Chicago, IL

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W107: Capitated Budgets: Post-award Financial Management of Fixed-price Clinical Contracts

How does managing a fixed-price clinical trial contract differ from a cost reimbursable grant? Even for financial administrators experienced in post-award grant management, capitated budgets may present a challenge. Fixed-price contracts may require a shift in one's perception of and established standards for effort allocation, project periods, budgetary line items, billing procedures and reconciliation processes. The concepts of flexible budgets, amendable budgets, milestone reimbursements, negotiation with sponsors, flat fees, competitive enrollment, charges vs. costs become a new reality. Recent years show that even the National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding is gradually shifting to capitated reimbursement structure for clinical research proposals. In this session participants will utilize sample clinical trial contracts and financial tools to address the differences between fixed-price and cost-reimbursable projects as well as the post-award challenges and the benefits of capitated contracts. Certificate: FM-E Session Track: Financial and Post-award Administration Speakers: Vanessa Bryant, Senior Budget Analyst, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, TX; Pavel Kruchek, Director, Business and Finance Operations, University of Utah Clinical Trials Office, Salt Lake City, UT

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W108: Closeout, Don’t Shut Down

What internal controls and tools have you put in place to meet the requirements from Uniform Guidance regarding the timely closeout of awards from the federal government. Discussion will revolve around appropriate monitoring during the life of the award, roles and responsibilities of those involved in administering awards and helpful tools that will make the closeout less stressful. Certificate: FM-R / IRAM-IV Session Track: Financial and Post-award Administration Speakers: Cindy Panchisin, Assistant Director, Sponsored Research Accounting, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

This presentation will discuss the current enforcement actions and foci of the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Office of Research Integrity (ORI) when responding to allegations of research misconduct. It will also review pending and decided judicial cases involving research misconduct and cases that dominated the news. The current misconduct cases will be put in historical and lessons learned context so those responsible for misconduct are aware of current best practices.

Speakers: Debbie Parrish, Research Misconduct: A Year in Review, Parrish Law Offices, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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W110: Shared Services for Research Administration-Design, Implementation and Lessons Learned

The changing nature of research administration has motivated institutions to evaluate the models used to provide service to faculty while managing costs. Many know these new models as shared service centers for Pre and Post Award activities. Presidents, VP’s, and CFOs have moved forward to implement this new way of business on our campuses. These new organizations strive to raise the level of service for PI’s, increase compliance, mitigate risk and reduce costs. This session will review how new models were designed and implemented at two institutions, provide the challenges and successes during the transition, and provide an opportunity to have a discussion about all aspects of these new models including how to evaluate the needs of your institution. Session Track: Management and Operations Speakers: Joanne Bentley, Director, Faculty Research Management Services, Yale University, New Haven, CT; Laura Kozma, Director, Research Administration and Faculty Services, University of Connecticut, Storrs

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W111: Keeping up With ClinicalTrials.gov: A Systematic Approach in Maintaining Compliance

Are your clinical trials falling behind in reporting results at ClinicalTrials.gov? If so, there are ways to train and educate your research staff on maintaining compliance. Understanding the efficacy of medical intervention represents ethically what the Belmont Report and Declaration of Helsinki speaks to in regards to keeping the results publicly available. Analysis of the data supports the basic principles of evidence based practice and is the foundation of guiding the public in making rational decisions about their care. This session will review the rational of study registration and data reporting, and recommend steps on how to evaluate where your investigators stand with keeping up with their results reporting and how to resolve the issues. The new updates and information from the recent National Institutes of Health (NIH) ClinicalTrials.gov Train-the-Trainer Workshop will be shared in this presentation, including the latest tools and checklist to enhance your result reporting. Certificate: CTRA 201-E / HRP-E Session Track: Research Integrity and Compliance Speakers: Niem-Tzu "Rebecca" Chen, Human Subjects Protection Analyst, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Newark, New Jersey

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Wednesday Concurrent Session Descriptions - 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM W112: Research Ethics: Informed Consent and Participant Protection

Informed consent and participant protection are guided by ethical principles and federal regulations. These have stemmed from violations of human rights in past research settings such as Nazi war prisoner camps, the Public Health Service (PHS) Tuskegee Syphilis study, and mental health facilities. There were also drugs released with unknown impacts on fetal wellbeing such as the use of thalidomide in pregnancy. All of these incidents led to the belief that informed consent and protection of humans in research is paramount during research and development of drugs and devices. We will review these cases as well as the basic ethical principles and federal regulations that guide research today. Research administrators can understand these principles in a way that will better assist them in developing proposals and understanding the conduct of studies once they are underway. This will assist with budgeting, staffing and the overall compliance of research studies at their institutions and facilities. Certificate: CTRA 101-E / HRP-E / IRAM-E / RI-II Session Track: Research Integrity and Compliance Speakers: Tonya Edvalson, Regulatory Coordinator II, Intermountain Healthcare, Murray, UT

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W113: Office of Inspector General (OIG) Update

NSF Inspector General will speak about the recent audit and investigative activities of NSF OIG, including the status of the office’s survey of Responsible Conduct of Research programs. Session Track: Sponsors and Agencies Speakers: Allison Lerner, Inspector General, Office of the Inspector General (OIG)

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W114: Introduction to the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research

The speaker, Dr. Sally J. Rockey, who became the inaugural executive director of the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research in September 2015, will give an overview of the Foundation’s initial programming, provide a preview of programming currently under development, and discuss her vision for the future of the foundation. The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research was established by the 2014 Farm Bill to build unique partnerships to fund innovative research in food and agriculture. The Foundation is committed to bringing diverse groups together around today’s challenges in food and agriculture. One of the Foundation’s most important partners is represented by today’s co-presenter; part of the Foundation’s mission is to complement and further the work of the USDA. Dr. Rockey welcomes your questions and discussion around the particular areas of food and agriculture research that are prime for innovation. Session Track: Sponsors and Agencies Speakers: Sally Rockey, Executive Director, Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research, Washington, District of Columbia

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Wednesday Concurrent Session Descriptions - 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM

W201: Distress or De-stress: Dealing Effectively with Life’s Daily Stressors

Ever feel that there are just not enough minutes in the day or days in the week? Is your work-life balance/fit in need of some adjustment or does it not exist at all? This session will examine issues that adversely affect the stress level of research administrators and managers, explore the core principles of anger management and discover ways to de-stress on a daily basis - right from the comfort of your own home, office or anywhere at all. Session Track: Professional Development Speakers: Debra Schaller-Demers, Director, Research Outreach and Compliance, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY; Annedorte Vad, Head of CBS Research Support Office, Copenhagen Business School, Frederiksberg, Copenhagen

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W202: The Power in Diversity: Perspectives From Scientists in Research Administration

In today's complex research environments, there is tremendous value in accessing diverse skill sets, knowledge and experience. There are several pools of talented, educated people that are often not recognized as candidates for careers in research administration. Examples include those who are unaware of their potential value in different roles and often include graduate students or postdoctoral fellows working at the bench. We have found that these individuals are often looking to change career paths and can benefit from transitioning into the research administration field. Moreover, research administration in both the hospital and university settings can benefit from the diverse skills and knowledge these professionals have to offer. This session will focus on raising awareness and education in the recruitment of talented, non-traditional candidates, and how both sides can benefit from this collaborative new partnership to help clinical research flourish in their respective organizations. Certificate: LD-V Session Track: Professional Development Speakers: Laura Dixon, Grant and Contract Specialist, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH; Elizabeth Liu, Clinical Research Regulatory Specialist- FDA Guidance Core (CTSC), University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH; Philip Cola, Vice President, Research and Technology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH

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W204: Developing Research Capacity in Principal Investigators

Competition for grants has greatly intensified in recent years, causing universities and research organizations to seek methods and best practices to increase grant success. Especially for new investigators, it is important to develop both research capacity and grant readiness, which are not the same. This session will present strategies and solutions to increase grant success for individual investigators, including analysis of sample tools and examples, with active brainstorming and sharing of best practices from the participants. Examples of strategies include incentives, mentoring, partnering, targeted workshops, PI Boot Camps, PI Academies, individual strategic plans for research, and tools to assess investigator readiness for grants. This session will also preset some institutional practices that provide a robust research development infrastructure to support and complement individual investigator efforts to pursue grants. This session will be valuable for research administrators and proposal developers from all types of institutions. Certificate: PRAM-III Session Track: Sponsored Programs Planning, Development and Deliveries Speakers: Marjorie Piechowski, Emerita Director of Research Support, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI; Andrea Buford, Senior Research Development Specialist, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

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W205: Research Administration Operational Transformation: People, Process and Technology

Research administration is complex and requires coordination, communication and cooperation among multiple departments. Improving the research administration workflows and reducing cycle times remains a top priority among research organizations. The opportunity to transform people, process and technology throughout research administration enables efficiencies that can improve turn-around and reduce redundancies. The process for research administration operational transformation: 1) Assessing the current processes and developing a gap analysis. 2) Identifying appropriate stakeholders. 3) Process mapping a future operational model. 4) Developing an implementation roadmap. This session describes research administration operational transformation. Reviewing organizational capabilities and streamlining multiple systems and workflows throughout research administration expedites performance. Identifying key stakeholders fosters champions for change and eliminates roadblocks for implementation success. Building a detailed roadmap for implementation to include milestones provides organizations with transformation success. This step-by-step session analyzes processes for effective transformation of research administration to include people, process and technology. Session Track: Management and Operations Speakers: Tina Noonan, Executive Director of Research, St. Vincent Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN; Erika Stevens, Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting, New York, New York

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Wednesday Concurrent Session Descriptions - 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM

W206: Writing Policies & Procedures (P&Ps): W209: Clearing Away Shadows: Cloud Privacy An Exercise in Costing Policy Development and Security for Research Data Increasing use of the cloud to store, process and analyze data requires and Refinement The session will examine what we need to consider when writing policies and procedures, will review best practices, and will develop a refinement plan for review of the attendees’ costing policies. The session applies to more than costing policies, but will use the development and refinement of a costing policy as a foundational case study for policy and procedure writing. Session Track: Management and Operations Speakers: Jason Guilbeault, Director, Post Award Services, Augusta University (formerly Georgia Regents University), Augusta, GA

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W207: How Should You Leverage Internal Audit?

Have you been audited by your internal audit team? Was that initiated by your team or an output of the institution’s risk assessment? When should you call them? This session will discuss the function of an organization’s internal audit function and how departments can leverage this function to serve as advisors both from a controls and consultative factor. This session will also discuss trends in internal audit and how the function is changing for the future. Certificate: PRAM-V Session Track: Financial and Post-award Administration Speakers: Keith Graff, Grants Management Practice Leader, PwC, Chicago, IL; Greg Antonecchia, Director, Grants and Contracts Accounting, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York

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W208: Understanding & Resolving the Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) Allegations of Waste, Fraud and Abuse

The Division of Program Integrity (DPI) is responsible for reviewing noncriminal allegations of fraud, waste and abuse, the mismanagement of grant and contract programs and issues referred to them by the Office of Inspector General (OIG). DPI reviews are an important component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) oversight of internal and external programs and operations that identify and help prevent the misuse of government funds. DPI hopes to educate grantees on how to avoid pitfalls when applying for and receiving federal funding and to provide them with a better understanding of the process for reviewing allegations. DPI serves as the NIH liaison with OIG and other law enforcement organizations. The OIG works hand-in-hand with DPI to recognize and apply the applicable consequences when fraud, waste and abuse has occurred. Through this partnership, millions of dollars of government funds have been recovered and put to appropriate use.

improved understanding of the privacy and security implications of cloud computing. This session will discuss the primary privacy and security concerns, and some approaches to address and mitigate risks in the healthcare research context. Certificate: RL-I, II, IV Session Track: Research Law Speakers: Melissa Markey, Hall Render, Troy, MI

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W210: Intellectual Property

What is intellectual property in the world of research and research administration, and why does it matter? What are the most likely scenarios involving intellectual property and what practical considerations are there to resolve them? Certificate: RL-II / IRAM-II Session Track: Research Law Speakers: Terri Minatra, Attorney, Terri J. Minatra, Attorney at Law, Johnson City, TN

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W211: Navigating "I"cy Currents of Research Compliance

Professionals working in research compliance often work with faculty and students to navigate the processes of compliance for the Institutional Review Board (IRB), Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), and Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) when proposing, conducting, and implementing research. At times, these professionals work within a "research office" (e.g. Office of Sponsored Research) where staff often work hand in hand to assist faculty and students. Alternatively, some institutions are set up where compliance is its own entity, often relying upon lines of communication (email, electronic research administration, etc.) to share information. However, the speakers' experience shows there needs to be more than an electronic process to communicate with fellow research administrators on navigating compliance to better serve our researchers. Session Track: Research Integrity and Compliance Speakers: Timothy Sparklin, Research Compliance Officer, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD; Toye Jenkins , Compliance Specialist, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD

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Certificate: NIH-E Session Track: Financial and Post-award Administration Speakers: Maritza Zeiberg, Director, Division of Program Integrity, Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD Leslie Hollie, Assistant Inspector General, HHS, Office of Inspector General, Office of Investigation, Washington

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SRA Talks

(Software for Research & Administration - Tools, Exhibitors, Demos) The popular SRA-Talk series are back! Designed after the famous and powerful time-limited format of the internationally famous TED® Talks, the series provide an extremely fast-paced and content-stuffed sessions. SRA-Talk exhibitors will be allowed only 15 minutes each to showcase their electronic products and tools or to provide a very quick demonstration. They will be challenged to hit the key information you want to know about their companies, their products, their product benefits and capabilities, what organizations they are best suited for and why you should visit them at their booths for more in-depth information. In one sitting, attendees will be able to quickly determine how their particular organizational business needs might be met by the various products and exhibitors and help them to focus any further investigation efforts related to electronic tools. No need to bring your stopwatch; we already have one! Monday, October 24 10:45 AM - 11:00 AM Streamlyne: Overcoming eRA Software Challenges 11:00 AM - 11:15 AM Kuali: Submit Grants.gov Proposals Via S2S with Kuali Research 12:00 PM - 12:15 PM IRB Perspective: The First Common Rule Changes in 25 Years 3:15 PM - 3:30 PM Evisions Research Suite: Research Administration Made Easy 3:30 PM - 3:45 PM Springer Nature Author Services: Author Services from Nature Research Tuesday, October 25 10:45 AM - 11:00 AM RosterTech™: Training and Compliance Management 11:00 AM - 11:15 AM Novelution: Novel and Evolving Solutions for Research Administration 3:15 PM - 3:30 PM MAXIMUS Higher Education, Inc.: Training Sponsored Program New Hires 3:30 PM - 3:45 PM InfoEd Global: Research Administration without boundaries 5:00 PM - 5:15 PM InfoReady Review: One Platform, Endless Solutions 5:15 PM - 5:30 PM Emmanuel College: Examples of Monitoring as an Internal Control Wednesday, October 26 10:45 AM - 11:00 AM Grantscoop: How are we different? 11:00 AM - 11:15 AM UT MD Anderson Cancer Center: Image De-identification Service Request Ideas are the currency of the 21st century. You can have brilliant ideas—truly revolutionary ideas—but if you cannot persuade others to act, those ideas don’t matter. SRA-Talks are inspiring, educational, informative and maybe wildly addictive.


Learning Café

An informal gathering of attendees, led by an expert or mentor. The Learning Cafés allow for small groups to interact and “continue the conversation” on many topics already covered in the traditional sessions or workshops. The Learning Café sessions are meant to encourage networking and connecting with peers for future interactions after the conference ends. The Learning Cafés are going to take place in Conference Room 10.

Monday, October 24

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM LC1: Research Administrators: Managing Your Valuables Heather Winters; Alice Young-Singleton; Adrian Manalang

11:15 AM - 12:30 PM LC2: Fostering Culture that Values Research at Primarily Undergraduate Comprehensive Universities Jodi Kuznia; Lorie Ortloff 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM LC3: Boldly Go Where You've Never Gone - Shifting Opportunities Hana Kabashi; Mariah Bauer

Tuesday, October 25

11:15 AM - 12:30 PM LC5: Strategic Planning for Team Engagement and Employee Retention Kimberly Maune; Christy Gilliam 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM LC6: Journal of Research Administration Editorial Chat Timothy Linker; Nathan L. Vanderford

3:45 PM - 5:00 PM LC7: Developing and Implementing a Staff Development Program: CRA and CFRA Haewon Park; Melany Barrett

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Sponsors & Exhibitors

2016 Platinum Partners 207 Evisions helps higher education and research organizations work better. Our software eases your administrative load—so you can get back to the process of learning and discovery. Built and optimized for administrators, our solutions help you stay on top of your many tasks and responsibilities, reduce hassle and waste, and work more efficiently. Learn more or join the conversations at www.evisions.com/ research,@EvisionsInc and blog.evisions.com.

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The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is an independent nonprofit sponsor of comparative clinical effectiveness research. PCORI helps people make informed healthcare decisions, and improves healthcare delivery and outcomes, by producing and promoting high-integrity, evidence-based information that comes from research guided by patients, caregivers, and the broader healthcare community.

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Research Administration without boundaries - Highly configurable to meet your needs - Completely electronic forms and review processes - Meeting management with Agenda and Minutes generation - Built in reporting tool helps to access your information We are the world’s most deployed eRA software supporting large and small universities, research institutes, research-intensive hospitals, federal labs and not-for-profits regardless of R&D volume based on each institution’s needs. Visit us at InfoEdGlobal.com.

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iMedRIS provides state-of-the-art Electronic Research Administration software in the form of an innovative research management system called iRIS™ ("integrated Research Information System"). iRIS™ is designed to be the most versatile and comprehensive research compliance software suite available to the research community. iMedRIS offers a completely configurable software platform that empowers institutions with the tools they need to optimize research administration operations by eliminating inefficiencies and increasing productivity. iRIS™ modules include: IRB Assistant™, IACUC Assistant™, COI Assistant™ eProposal Assistant (proposal development), Grants and Contracts, electronic submissions to Grants.gov. Features include: Configurable workflow routing, ad hoc report writer, document differencing, budget development, and form & agency validations.


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Based in McLean, Va., Attain is a management, technology, and strategy consulting firm comprised of innovative problem solvers who deliver tangible results to address today’s complex higher education, health, and public sector challenges. Attain’s transformative services and solutions deliver market-leading results to our customers across the nation in the higher education, academic medical center, and non-profit communities, as well as the health and government markets.

114 CITI Program is a leading provider of research ethics and compliance education. Our web-based training materials serve millions of learners at academic institutions, government agencies, and commercial organizations in the U.S. and around the world. Learn more about our content offerings at citiprogram.org

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CRDF Global is an independent nonprofit organization that promotes international scientific and technical collaboration. CRDF Solutions services specialize in foreign subaward management, by providing financial management and logistical support for international scientific projects. They have facilitated international collaborations of over 200 organizations including government agencies, universities, research institutions, private foundations, professional societies and for-profit companies.

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Digital Science is a technology company serving the needs of scientific research. We offer a range of scientific technology and content solutions that help make scientific research more efficient. Whether at the bench or in a research setting, our products help to simplify workflows and change the way science is done. We believe passionately that tomorrow's research will be different - and better - than today's.

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Emmanuel College’s graduate programs in Research Administration provide flexible and innovative educational opportunities for individuals who administer sponsored research at colleges, universities, hospitals, nonprofit organizations and government agencies. Through a rigorous curriculum created by industry experts, Emmanuel College responds to the specialized needs of research administration professionals by providing opportunities to earn academic credentials and expand professional networks. The curriculum is designed to develop key competencies that complement the non-credit options of professional associations such as SRA and NCURA. Using a case study approach and interactive technology platforms, our instructors cover critical elements of sponsored projects administration, including: communication, negotiation, contract management, finance and ethics.

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Epigeum is the leading provider of exceptional online courses designed to help universities transform their core activities of teaching, research and student skills. Our courses are developed through the global collaboration of experts and universities. Epigeum was born digital, and remains committed to creating interactive, multimedia rich and engaging materials.

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Elsevier Research Intelligence offers solutions to the most pressing challenges faced by researchers and research managers. We provide innovative services that improve your ability to establish, execute and evaluate research strategy and performance via rich data assets and metrics from tools such as SciVal and Pure, and custom analytical services.

117 Why are so many administrators switching to GrantScoop? Because finding grant money is hard and spending hours scouring lists that are outdated or irrelevant is, too often, non-productive. GrantScoop is taking a different approach by employing scientists and information specialists who understand client needs.

•GrantScoop offers: •Hand curated opportunities and a user friendly website •Administrative analytics •Bi-weekly funding summaries •Direct funding opportunity distribution capability •Affordable and customer based services

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Huron is a global professional services firm committed to achieving sustainable results in partnership with its clients. The company brings depth of expertise in strategy, technology, operations, advisory services and analytics to drive lasting and measurable results in the healthcare, higher education, life sciences and commercial sectors. Through focus, passion and collaboration, Huron provides guidance to support organizations as they contend with the change transforming their industries and businesses. Learn more at www.huronconsultinggroup.com.

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STOP WASTING PRECIOUS TIME! InfoReady Review™ is an easy to use, web based platform for automating internal competitions and routing processes. Over 100 colleges and universities use our solution to manage limited submissions, undergraduate research, internal funding opportunities, fellowships, awards, and more. InfoReady Review makes it easy to collect, route, review and report on proposals for any competition; cutting admin time by 95% and centralizing data for improved insights.

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IntegReview IRB is an independent private Institutional Review Board that has been fully accredited with AAHRPP since 2007. IntegReview IRB provides ethical review services for industry, government and investigator-initiated studies. We work with dedicated research sites, independent researchers, institutions and universities/colleges. We can be a Central IRB partner for multi-center studies. We know integration with your policies and providing a transparent system is key to an effective partnership. In addition, if your institution does not have an IRB or you are an independent researcher - then we could be your local IRB solution. We review all phases and areas of research including: biomedical, social/behavioral, educational and independent research studies. We have Daily meetings (Monday - Friday) - with 24-48 hour document turnaround time following review. Our IRB can provide Full Board, Expedited and Exempt Determination reviews. IntegReview IRB is always available to answer questions and guide you through the IRB process. Our Customer Support is 24/7. 21 CFR Part 11 Compliant online document management system – documents available 24/7. Real-time data. Tracking mechanisms. Full access for Institutions. Copy feature to reduce the burden of new submissions. Consulting services available. Responsive, experienced and flexible to meet client needs while maintaining ethical integrity and quality. Woman-owned since 1999.

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IT Works, Inc. is the leading provider of Grant, Financial, HR Management and Effort Certification and Reporting solutions for both centralized and decentralized management settings. Our solutions are used extensively at Departments, Centers, Colleges, PUIs and Institutes and are recognized industry wide for the highest rate of successful implementations and as the most powerful, affordable and easy to use systems on the market today. IT Works Grant, Financial, HR Management, Effort Certification and Reporting software. Scalable. Modular. Powerful. Affordable. And, Simple. See it now at itworks-inc.com.

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Key Solutions Inc. is the leader in providing integrated, comprehensive software products and services to universities, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, biotechfirms, government facilities and independent institutes worldwide. Our solutions streamline and automate Research Administration and Compliance processes, Grants Management, and Conflict of Interest Management for our customers. Founded and based in Silicon Valley, Key Solutions continuously strives to advance discovery as an effective partner to the Life Science and Research communities. Key Solutions’ customer base is comprised of university research centers, academic medical centers, hospitals, and pharmaceutical companies, specifically the Office of Research for their Institutional Review Boards (IRB), Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees (IACUC), Institutional Biosafety Committees (IBC), Radiation Safety Committees (RSC), Chemical Safety Committees (CSC), Stem Cell Committees (SCRO), Animal Facilities Management, Conflict of Interest (COI), Pre and PostAward Grant Management, and Clinical Trials Management. Our solutions range from outofthebox solutions to highly configured solutions deployed either as customerhosted or as cloudbased SaaS. For more information visit www.keyusa.com.

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Kuali helps research offices simplify administration and compliance, maximize funding, and make more informed decisions. With thoughtfully-designed, open-source software delivered from the cloud, Kuali SaaS solutions span the full sponsored projects lifecycle, including pre-award, postaward, COI, IRB, and IACUC. To learn more, visit www.kuali.co.


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Serving more than 130 top academic research institutions, the MAXIMUS Higher Education Practice understands the challenges in achieving and maintaining compliance with federal regulation 2 CFR Part 200, "Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirement for Federal Awards." Our professional staff delivers the highest level of consulting services to the academic research community, bringing a diverse team of experts with a broad array of experience across a universe of professions, including former higher education research directors and administrators, cost allocation specialists, facilities and administrative rate experts and technology consultants. Our industryleading software tools include the Comprehensive Rate Information System (CRIS Long & Short Form), Effort Reporting System (ERS) and a webbased space survey tool (WebSpace). We provide a Compliance Risk Assessment (C/ RA), as well as Sponsored Project Enhancements for educational institutions in the area of Research and Sponsored Projects Administration.

402 IDSR© is web based software application which helps manage the requests and associated invoices related to providing de-identification services. Clinical trial subjects’ images often need to be vetted by a 3rd party Radiological facility. The IDSR© application helps facilitate this service to the departments within University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. There is no longer a need for emails and phone calls with IDSR©. Contact us at Imagetransferprogram@mdanderson.org to learn more about how IDSR© helps with efficiency and automation with your imaging data.

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ML Weekes & Company, PC is focused on helping our clients navigate the complex requirements of federal, state and local grant and contract funding. Our professionals have a thorough understanding of the Uniform Guidance, OMB Circulars, Federal Acquisition Regulation, and Cost Accounting Standards. We have extensive experience in the analysis, preparation and negotiation of indirect rates and offer a broad range of experience including general accounting, auditing, consulting and litigation support. Our diverse client base reflects the value of our services — from multi-national corporations to small businesses operating in highly regulated public sectors. We are committed to partnering with our clients to enhance cost recovery while minimizing risk associated with grant and contract administration.

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Novelution: Novel and evolving solutions for research management Novelution provides an innovative suite of research administration software, including fully integrated modules spanning Pre and Post Award Sponsored Research, Compliance (IRB, IACUC, Biosafety), COI, Effort Reporting, Facilities Management, Clinical Trials Management Systems (CTMS), and other tools our partners need to support their research administration. We are quite different than other competitors in the market, with particular distinction relating to our extremely intuitive enduser experience, total accessibility on web and mobile devices, flexibility for unlimited customization, and many other very smart features. Our core platform architecture was designed from the ground up to support ease of expansion and modification. If there is a feature we don’t currently have, we can easily and quickly add it. As a strategic solutions partner, our software is custombuilt rather than customconfigured; as such, we have unlimited flexibility to create an ideal system for each partner. We work hand-in-hand with you to learn and customize our platform around your particular workflows, language, and unique needs, rather than you needing to fit your institution into the constraints of onesizefitsall systems. With a strong focus on intuitive userexperience, Front-end design, smart and nimble back-end architecture, and a zero-frustration support policy, Novelution helps our partners save valuable time and enhances the daily experience for administrators and research teams.

303 Plum Analytics is a pioneer in the field of altmetrics, revealing research interest and usage beyond traditional measures. The company helps individuals and organizations that use, fund, support, perform, publish or analyze research obtain a broadspectrum view of interest and usage in research through both immediate and historical perspectives. Plum Analytics gathers metrics about research from dozens of scholarly sources, media channels and social media tools, and categorizes them into Usage, Captures, Mentions, Social Media and Citations. The complete PlumX Suite of five products delivers research output information based on the unique needs of each type of PlumX user. To learn more, visit http://www.plumanalytics.com.

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Stop by booth 205 to enter our FREE DRAWING (and grab some great "swag")! Since 1981 Priority Software’s departmental management and reporting solutions as well as our core facility management system have been prominent choices among research intensive institutions. Our products are recognized as nationwide leaders due to their ease of use, functionality and cost effectiveness. They are fully web based and built on the latest technologies which easily integrate with your other existing tools and systems. Information is displayed graphically to any PC, Mac, and/or mobile device(s) with web access. BA - Budget Accountant is a departmental management system that provides reporting and reconciliation tools. BA, which integrates with central finance and your other existing systems, serves as a front end combining institutional financials with departmental/divisional information. BA Allows users to supplement central financial transactions by adding projections and planning information to the BA database. BA also includes a Sponsored Programs module for no extra fee. FBS - Facility Billing System automates and manages your billing, invoicing, scheduling, usage analyses and inventory tracking needs and allows your lab/shared facility/service center/Core facilities to provide paperless, automated and timely chargeback recovery. FBS, which integrates with central finance and your other existing systems, knows how your users are going to pay and automatically validates their funding before services are rendered. It eliminates data entry, and allows you to create invoices with a single click. FBS can allow your facility to subsidize member usage to maintain the same recharge rate to all users, and much more. Visit us on the web at www.prioritysoftware.com to learn more, or call today to schedule a free on-line product demonstration (205) 202-8400 x 66.

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Provision offers global Clinical Quality Assurance (CQA) and Human Research Protection (HRP) consulting services for academic research institutions, hospital systems and contract research organizations. Combining the expertise of Falcon Consulting Group and Schulman IRB, Provision provides comprehensive solutions to improve overall quality standards for clinical studies and to maximize human subject protections.

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The Research Administrators Certification Council (RACC) is an independent nonprofit organization that develops and administers a voluntary program for the certification of individuals who meet the eligibility requirements established by the Council and pass a written examination. Three certification examinations are offered: Certified Research Administrator (CRA), Certified Preaward Research Administrator (CPRA),and Certified Financial Research Administrator (CRFA).

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Visit us to learn about available opportunities in Research Administration Services (RAS) at Emory University in Atlanta! RAS supports Emory's $550+ million annual research portfolio by providing pre- and post-award services to faculty. We provide extensive training and growth opportunities for qualified research administrators. Stop by to hear more!

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"Research Compliance & Training Software" RosterTech™ delivers cost-effective, customizable solutions for research compliance and training programs! “Built by trainers for trainers”, RosterTech™ offers a variety of online instructional content and provides efficient registration, tracking, certification and reporting for your institution, government and funding agencies. RosterTech™ fully integrates with existing software platforms enabling you to provide quality live or distance learning events in one centralized and secure environment. RosterTech™ features include intuitive data management, individual notification and targeted promotional capabilities. The RosterTech™ team of professionals offer high-quality client support services. www.rostertech.com

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Supporting researchers throughout the research, writing and publication process. Researchers can write a stronger paper, review or grant application with Nature Research Editing Service, and learn how to get published in top journals, directly from Nature journal editors, with Nature Masterclasses. Springer Nature Author Services

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Streamlyne enterprise software was created to empower efficiency in all organizations. Streamlining your organization brings more than just cost savings or enabling you to get more done in less time. At its heart, it gives you the agility to move quickly and the strength to accomplish your goals. We are here to help you work better, not more.

115 The University of Central Florida Research Administration Programs, include a fully online Master's and Graduate Certificate. These accredited programs are geared towards working professionals and do not require the GRE for admission! Apply today to begin working towards your MRA, to be completed in just two years or a Graduate Certificate which can be completed in as little as one year!


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SRA INTERNATIONAL 2016 EXPLORE EDUCATE ENGAGE Online Program Book, NOT printed onsite


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2016 SRA INTERNATIONAL ANNUAL MEETING

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