Three I’s: Research Integrity & Biosecurity Conference

3Is 2018

NOTE: Given the COVID-19 situation, which has prompted travel bans and organizations to restrict employee attendance at large events, we have postponed this conference to September 14-16, 2020. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. If you already have registered for this conference and no longer are able to attend due to the change in date, please contact Virginia Crisp at vcrisp@ncabr.org or call 919.785.1304. If you already were registered for the earlier date and you are able to attend the conference on the new date, you will not need to re-register as your prior registration automatically will transfer.

There are dozens of webinars, online workshops, symposiums and conferences out there, but the Massachusetts Society for Medical Research’s Three I’s: Research Integrity & Biosecurity™ — Promoting Research, Integrity and Compliance by Providing Training in the Ethical and Responsible Conduct of Research conference is the first and only event designed to address the needs and concerns of security professionals, IACUCs, IBCs and IRBs.

Conference attendees will benefit from the combined skills and knowledge represented through MSMR, the North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research, the FBI Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate, the Maine Regulatory Training and Ethics Center and recognized industry experts and compliance professionals, which will allow participants to increase their understanding of vital issues facing the life science community.

MSMR and its conference partners are committed to delivering an outstanding educational and training opportunity, as well as providing an interactive, interdisciplinary learning and networking platform that has been its signature approach for 19 years.

What’s more, attendees consistently rank the quality and ease of networking at the intimate Three I’s: Research Integrity & Biosecurity™ conference as a primary reason for selecting it over other national conferences each year.

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Speakers From...

  • AAALAC
  • AAHRPP
  • American Chemical Society
  • Americans for Medical Progress (AMP)
  • Ball State University
  • Barrett & Singal
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Bowling Green State University
  • Clemson University
  • Columbia University
  • Duke University/ Duke University Health System
  • FBI Weapons of Mass Destruction Division
  • Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Maine Regulatory Training and Ethics Center (MeRTEC)
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • New York University
  • NIH Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW)
  • North Carolina State University
  • Northeastern University
  • Novartis Institute for BioMedical Research, Inc.
  • Schulman IRB/IBC
  • Scripps Research Institute
  • State of Vermont
  • The Jackson Laboratory
  • Tribal IRB
  • Tulane University
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
  • University of California Berkeley
  • University of New Hampshire
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Rhode Island
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout
  • Wake Forest School of Medicine

Day 1 Agenda (Monday, September 14, 2020)

Registration & Breakfast

Welcome & Introduction

Suzanne Wilkison
President
North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research (NCABR)

SSA Gregory Kline
ASAC Charlotte Field Office
Federal Bureau of Investigation

for All audiences

The Synchrony and Synergy of Brain Rhythms

Flavio Frolich, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Neuroscience Center

Breakout Sessions

for RA audiences for IACUC audiences  for IRB audiences for IBC audiences
Human Subjects Research 

Fariba Houman, Ph.D.
Research Ethics and Regulatory Compliance
Boston Children’s Hospital

for IACUC audiences 
OLAW 

Neera Gopee, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Director
Division of Policy and Education
OLAW

for IBC audiences 
Best Practices for Institutions Adapting to a Boom in Gene Therapy

Daniel Eisenman, Ph.D., RBP
Director of Biosafety Services
ADVARRA

for IRB audiences
The Common Rule is Finally Revised… Where Do We Go From Here?

Daniel Nelson
Adjunct Professor of Social Medicine and Pediatrics
Faculty Associate, Center for Bioethics
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Refreshment Break

Breakout Sessions

for RA audiences for IACUC audiences  for IRB audiences for IBC audiences
Animal Welfare 

CeCe Brotchie-Fine, MA, CPIA
Associate Director & Head, AWC Cambridge
NIBR CA IACUC Chair & Animal Welfare Officer
Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research

for IACUC audiences for IBC audiences
Risk Assessment for Different Animal Models: The Ever-Changing Puzzle

Angela C. Birnbaum
Director of Biosafety
Tulane University

for IRB audiences 
Use of an Automated Wizard to Process Minimum Risk Research

Jane A. McCutcheon, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
New York University

for RI audiences 
The False Claims Act’s Application to Research Integrity

Derek M. Adams
Partner
Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell, LLP

Lunch in the Ballroom

Breakout Sessions

for RA audiences for IACUC audiences  for IRB audiences for IBC audiences
Nonfinancial Compliance 

Ted Myatt, Sc.D.
Associate Vice President for Research Administration
University of Rhode Island

for IACUC audiences 
IACUC Tools of the Trade to Engage and Promote Compliance for Controlled Substances in Non-Human Research

Kelé Piper, MS, CIP, CHRC
Director
Research Compliance Office
Massachusetts General Hospital

for IACUC audiences for IBC audiences 
Standardizing Practices Between IACUC and IBC to Improve/Maintain Quality Programs

Victor Cuevas
Regulatory Compliance Manager
The Jackson Laboratory

for RI audiences 
Outside Influences on Research and Academic Integrity

Chris Mangelli, J.D.
Director, Office of Research Integrity (ORI)
Ball State University

Breakout Sessions

for RA audiences for IACUC audiences  for IRB audiences for IBC audiences
Biological Safety 

Angela C. Birnbaum
Director of Biosafety
Tulane University

for IACUC audiences 
At the Intersection of Conflict of Interest & the IACUC: Re-Examining Conflicts in Animal Research Oversight

Stacy Pritt, D.V.M., M.S., M.B.A., CPIA, CHRC, DACAW
Assistant Vice President, COI & IACUC
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

for RI audiences 
Lying, Cheating and Stealing: A Primer on Research Misconduct

Julie Simpson, Ph.D.
Director, Affiliate Assistant Professor of College Teaching & of Education
University of New Hampshire

Refreshment Break

for All audiences

Research Integrity, Bioethics and You™… 

(a hands-on/interactive session)

Marley J. Thrasher
Duke University

Ross Hickey, J.D., CIP, CPIA
Assistant Provost for Research Integrity
Director
Maine Regulatory Training and Ethics Center (MeRTEC)

Marcy Brown, BS, MA, CMAR, CPIA
Animal Welfare and IACUC Program Specialist

Angelica N. Martins, Ph.D., RBP
Interim Director of Research Compliance
Research and Economic Development
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Cassandra Myers
IRB Director
Office of Human Research Ethics
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Jennie Ofstein
IRB Director
Sponsored Programs and Regulatory Compliance
North Carolina State University

SA Matthew Perkins
Weapons of Mass Destruction Coordinator
Charlotte/Boston Field Offices
Federal Bureau of Investigation

SA Joshua Canter
Weapons of Mass Destruction Coordinator
Charlotte/Boston Field Offices
Federal Bureau of Investigation

Day 1 Evaluations

Networking Meet & Greet

In the registration area

Day 2 Agenda (Tuesday, September 15, 2020)

Registration & Breakfast in the Ballroom

for All audiences

Introduction to Bioethics Across the Three I’s and Biosecurity

Robert Klitzman, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry
Director and Online and In-Person Masters of Bioethics Program
Columbia University

Moderator:
CeCe Brotchie-Fine, MA, CPIA
Associate Director & Head, AWC Cambridge
NIBR CA IACUC Chair & Animal Welfare Officer
Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research

Breakout Sessions

for RA audiences 
The Risk of Foreign Influence and Research

Robin Cyr, CCEP
Vice Provost, Research Administration
Northeastern University

for IACUC audiences for IBC audiences 
Primer on Biosecurity Requirements for Select Agent Research

Angela C. Birnbaum
Director of Biosafety
Tulane University

for IRB audiences 
Bringing Your IRB Up to Speed on Social Media Research Contexts and Dilemmas

Montana Miller, Ph.D.
Research Compliance Officer & Associate Professor
Bowling Green State University

for RI audiences 
Research Risk Assessments: A Tool to Identify Risk, Develop a Workplan and Effectively Allocate Resources

Kelé Piper, MS, CIP, CHRC
Director, Research Compliance Office
Massachusetts General Hospital

Refreshment Break

Breakout Sessions

for RA audiences 
Good Fences Make Good Neighbors: Building a Relationship Between Sponsored Programs and Research Compliance

Sherrie Settle
Director of Sponsored Programs
Sponsored Programs and Regulatory Compliance Services
North Carolina State University

Jennie Ofstein
IRB Director
Sponsored Programs and Regulatory Compliance
North Carolina State University

for IACUC audiences for IBC audiences for IRB audiences 
IACUC IBC IRB & Biosecurity: Spot the Issues©

Ted Myatt, Sc.D.
Director of Research Integrity
University of Rhode Island

Elizabeth Kipp Campbell, Ph.D., CIP
Director of Research Compliance
MaineHealth

Chris Mangelli, J.D.
Director, Office of Research Integrity (ORI)
Ball State University

Matthew Mellini
Senior IACUC Protocol Administrator
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

for IRB audiences 
An IRB Divided By the Common Rule Cannot Only Stand, It Can Thrive

Cassandra Myers, CIP
Director
Office of Human Research Ethics
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Mike Matamoros, MS, CIP
Associate Director
Operations and Education
Office of Human Research Ethics
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

John Roberts, CIP
Associate Director
Regulatory Affairs and Compliance
Office of Human Research Ethics
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

for RI audiences 
Navigating Norms

Anne M. Corbin, J.D., Ph.D.
Justice Policy Manager
State of Vermont

Ross Hickey, J.D., CIP, CPIA
Assistant Provost for Research Integrity
Director
Maine Regulatory Training and Ethics Center

Lunch

Breakout Sessions

for all audiences 
Science Society: Using Your Voice and Your Story to Address Myths, Mayhem and Strategic Misunderstandings 
(A hands-on science communications session)

Susanne Wilkison
President
North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research

for IACUC audiences for IBC audiences for IRB audiences 
Biosecurity Three I’s

SA Joshua Canter
Weapons of Mass Destruction Coordinator
Federal Bureau of Investigation

for IRB audiences 
Establishing a High Quality Human Research Protection Program (HRPP): The AAHRPP Model

Elyse I. Summers, J.D.
President and CEO
AAHRPP

Michelle Feige, MSW, LCSW-C
Executive Vice President
AAHRPP

Break

Breakout Sessions

for IACUC audiences 
IACUC Challenges: Case Studies from Real Life

Marcy Brown, BS, MA, CMAR, CPIA
Animal Welfare and IACUC Program Specialist

Deb Frolicher
Director, IACUC Office
Scripps Research Institute

Neera Gopee, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Director, Division of Policy and Education
OLAW

Michael Neafsey, D.V.M., MPH
Assistant Director of Field Operations – USDA
APHIS – Animal Care

for IBC audiences 
Risk Assessment

SA Joshua Canter
Weapons of Mass Destruction Coordinator
Federal Bureau of Investigation

SA Matthew Perkins
Weapons of Mass Destruction Coordinator
Federal Bureau of Investigation

for RI audiences for IRB audiences 
Information, Integrity and IRBs (Three Is) in the Era of Social Data

Elizabeth A. Buchanan, Ph.D.
Endowed Chair and Director
Center for Applied Ethics
Acting Director, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
University of Wisconsin – Stout
Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University

Julie F. Simpson, Ph.D.
Director, Research Integrity Services
Affiliate Assistant Professor of College Teaching & of Education
University of New Hampshire

Breakout Sessions

for IACUC audiences 
IACUC Challenges: Case Studies from Real Life
(Continued)

for IACUC audiences for IBC audiences for IRB audiences
Ethical Concerns of Foreign Influence

Mary Beth Koza
Treasurer
Division of Clinical Health & Safety
The American Chemical Society

for IRB audiences 
Data Security and Privacy: A Practical Approach to Protect Confidentiality

Lisa DeSantes
Research Review Specialist
University of Pittsburgh

Day 2 Evaluations

Day 3 Agenda (Wednesday, September 16, 2020)

Registration & Breakfast in the Ballroom

for All audiences

Challenges of Foreign Interest, Due Diligence, Inter and Conflict Interest

We will address foreign influence and cyber threats to universities, its research and the intellectual property rights from a North Carolina perspective.

SA Matthew Perkins
Weapons of Mass Destruction Coordinator
Federal Bureau of Investigation

SSA Gregory Kline
Charlotte Division
Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate
Federal Bureau of Investigation

TBA
U.S. Attorney’s Office Representative

Refreshment Break

Breakout Sessions

for IACUC audiences  for IBC audiences for IRB audiences
The Four Corners of Stem Cell Research
What should be considered when your institution conducts stem cell research?

Panel:
Daniel Eisenman, Ph.D., RBP
Director of Biosafety Services
ADVARRA

Joseph Andrews, Ph.D., CIP, CCRP
Assistant Dean, Regulatory Affairs & Research Integrity
Wake Forest School of Medicine

Facilitators:
Deb Frolicher
Director, IACUC Office
Scripps Research Institute

Marcy Brown, BS, MA, CMAR, CPIA
Animal Welfare and IACUC Program Specialist

for IRB audiences
Research with Native American and Indigenous Populations: Ethical and Regulatory Perspectives from a Tribal IRB Administrator

Heather Larsen, M.Ed.
Research Specialist
Tribal IRB Administrator

for RI audiences 
Navigating Foreign Influence in the Lab
What institutions should know about disclosures, the “China Initiative” and protecting US-based research.

Elizabeth McEvoy, Esq.
Partner
Barrett & Singal

Lunch

Breakout Sessions

for IACUC audiences 
Jeopardy!

Marcy Brown, BS, MA, CMAR, CPIA
Animal Welfare amd IACUC Program Specialist

Deb Frolicher
Director, IACUC Office
Scripps Research Institute

for RI audiences 
RCR as Ethics, Not Compliance

Robin Tyndall
Director of Research Compliance
Clemson University

for IACUC audiences for IBC audiences for IRB audiences 
Bioethics Q & A and Case Studies

Robert Klitzman, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry
Director and Online and In-Person Masters of Bioethics Program
Columbia University

Barbara Garibaldi, D.V.M., DACLAM
Director, Animal Research Facility
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Fariba Houman, Ph.D.
Research Ethics and Regulatory Compliance
Boston Children’s Hospital

Todd Kuiken, Ph.D.
Senior Research Scholar
Genetic Engineering and Society Center
North Carolina State University

SA Joshua Canter
Weapons of Mass Destruction Coordinator
Federal Bureau of Investigation

Breakout Sessions

for RI audiences 
Integrating and Managing Start-Ups in an Academic Institution

Rebecca D. Armstrong, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Director, Research Subject Protection
University of California Berkeley

for IACUC audiences for IBC audiences for IRB audiences 
Bioethics Q & A and Case Studies 
(continued)

Refreshment Break

for All audiences

How Increased Communications and Transparency Translate Into Improved Security and Reduced Risk

Jim Newman
Director and Online of Strategic Communications
Americans for Medical Progress (AMP)

Closing Remarks & Evaluations

Registration
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Event Details
  • Date

    September 14-16, 2020

  • Conference Location
    The Carolina Inn
    211 Pittsboro St.
    Chapel Hill, N.C.

     

    To reserve lodging:

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  • Who It’s For
    • Compliance officers and specialists
    • Research oversight officials
    • General and legal counsel
    • Government relations professionals
    • Policy directors
    • Security professionals

Format & Pricing
  • September 14-16, 2020:
    7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m

     

    Full breakfast, lunch, breaks, conference materials and parking are included in the fee for the conference registration package.

  • Prices 

    • $745 for employees of MSMR or NCABR member organizations
    • $795 for government/state employees
    • $845 for others

  • Payments by Check
    Please make your check out to “Massachusetts Society for Medical Research” and mail it to:
    MSMR
    Attn: Three I’s Conference
    73 Princeton Street
    Suite 311
    North Chelmsford, MA 01863

     

    Your check must be received no later than September 4, 2020, for your registration to be valid. If your check has not been received by that date, your registration will be canceled.

  • Cancellation Policy
    Orders canceled on or before June 5, 2020, are eligible for a full refund, less a $50 administrative fee.

    Orders canceled June 6, 2020 through August 4, 2020, are eligible for a 50% refund.

    Orders canceled after August 4, 2020, are not eligible for a refund.

    To cancel, please notify Virginia Crisp at the contact info below.

  • Substitution Policy
    A substitution from the registrant’s organization is permitted.

    Please notify Virginia Crisp at the contact info below at least seven days in advance of the conference.

  • Questions About Registration?
    Contact Virginia Crisp, North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research, at vcrisp@ncabr.org or 919-785-1304 x 202

  • Other Questions?
    Contact Lynne Walsh, Massachusetts Society for Medical Research, at lynne.walsh@msmr.org or 978-251-1556