2009 Research Conference on Research Integrity

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2009 Research Conference on Research Integrity

2009 Research Conference on Research Integrity

May 15-17, 2009
The Conference Center Niagara Falls
101 Old Falls Street
Niagara Falls, NY

Begins Friday at 1:00 PM
Ends Sunday at 1:00 PM

 
To register on-line, click here: www.roswellpark.org/register
SPONSORED BY: The Office of Research Integrity, DHHS and Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
DESCRIPTION: A conference for scholars interested in research on research integrity:policy studies, behavioral analysis, law, sociology, anthropology, philosophy, education, biomedical sciences, information science, and other related areas.
TARGET AUDIENCE: Investigators, researchers, research coordinators, Institutional Review Board staff and members, institutional officials, pharmaceutical research personnel, department chairs, basic science students, and medical personnel with an interest in research.
 
PRELIMINARY PROGRAM OUTLINE
Friday - May 15, 2009

11:30 am-7:00 pm
Conference Registration

1:00-1:30 pm
Welcome and Opening Remarks

1:30-3:30 pm

Plenary Session - Emerging Issues

3:30-4:00 pm
Break

4:00-6:00 pm
Plenary Session - Conflict of Interest

6:00-7:00 pm
Reception and Poster Sessions

7:00-9:00pm
Dinner and Keynote Address

 
Saturday -  May 16, 2009

7:00-8:00 am
Conference Registration & Continental Breakfast

7:00 am- 5:45 pm
Poster Sessions continue

8:00-10:00 am

Concurrent Sessions -
RCR Education I - National Surveys
Publication I - Authorship Issues
Integrity Issues in Community-Based Research

10:15 am-12:15 pm
Concurrent Sessions -
RCR Education II - Assessment
Publication II - Editorial Issues
Integrity Issues in the Social Sciences

12:15-1:30 pm
Lunch

1:30-3:30 pm
Concurrent Sessions-
RCR Education III - Critical Reasoning Skills 
Questionable Research Practices
 

3:30-3:45 pm
Break

3:45-4:45 pm
Plenary Session - Research Misconduct

4:45-6:00 pm
Panel

6:00 pm
Free evening

Sunday -  May 17, 2009

7:30-8:30 am
Conference Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:30-10:00 am
Concurrent Sessions -
Guidelines and Control
International Research

10:00-10:15 am
Break

10:15 am-12:15 pm
Plenary Session - Impact of Research
                                Environment

1:00 pm
Closing Discussion, Comments, Boxed Lunch

 
REGISTRATION FEE
Early bird  - by February 28, 2009                  $179
Late registration - after February 28, 2009       $209
 
If you choose to pay by credit card, a registration charge from Health Research, Inc. will appear on your card.  
To register on-line, click here: http://www.roswellpark.org/register
For a mail-in registration form, click here.
ACCOMMODATIONS
Crowne Plaza Hotel Niagara Falls
300 Third Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14303
www.crowneplaza.com/niagarafalls
 
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Niagara Falls, for a special rate of $129.00, per night, single or double occupancy. For reservations, please call 1-800-2CROWNE. Please reserve your hotel room no later than April 14th, 2009 to ensure these special rates. When making your hotel reservation, please use Group Code: ORI. Reservations requests received after April 14, 2009 will be subject to availability at the hotel's prevailing rates.
Federal Government Employees: When booking your hotel reservations at the Crowne Plaza, please call 716-278-2626 and ask for Steve Hayes, Pamela Connolly or Monica Rapini.
 
Parking: Guests of the Crowne Plaza Hotel Niagara Falls may park free of charge in the hotel's parking lot by having their tickets validated at the Front Desk.
TRAVEL
Niagara Falls is serviced by the Buffalo/Niagara International Airport, which is approximately 25 miles from the Crowne Plaza and The Conference Center Niagara Falls. Most major US airlines, and a number of discount air carriers, fly into Buffalo. For ground transportaion options, check out: http://www.buffaloairport.com/GroundTransportation.asp
CUSTOMS INFORMATION FOR TRAVEL TO CANADA
The Crowne Plaza Hotel is within short walking distance of the Rainbow Bridge to Canada. If you wish to enjoy the amenities available in Niagara Falls Canada, you will need a proper form of identification:
For Native-born US Citizens:  
- birth certificate, plus a photo ID (eg., driver's license)
- Visa or passport

For Naturalized US Citizens:
- Naturalization Certificate
- Alien Registration Receipt Card (US Form I-151 or I-551)

 All other persons require a valid passport or an acceptable travel document.