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  • 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Anaheim Convention Center
    Exhibit Hall A: Room 208-A
    800 W Katella Ave.
    Anaheim, CA

On November 14-16, 2016, the 2016 Advancing Ethical Research (AER) Conference is taking place in Anaheim, California, USA. Organized by PRIM&R, the AER conference has become the foundation to advance the ethical conduct of research.

MedRIST, a collaborative platform that leverages the strengths of Canada-based University Health Network's specialized research support services, is pleased to invite you to attend a luncheon discussion titled CONSCIOUS COUPLING: Governance and Oversight Between the Institution & IRBs/REBs which will take place on Monday, November 14, 2016 from 12:45 PM to 1:45 PM at the Anaheim Convention Center.

At this invitation-only session, AER conference delegates will have the opportunity to participate and contribute to a dynamic discussion on Institutional Authorization, as an emerging model required to initiate research involving humans within institutions. Elyse I. Summers, J.D., President and CEO of the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, Inc. (AAHRPP) will lead this energetic discussion, wherein attendees will have the opportunity to learn about how this emerging model contributes to increased efficiencies in the review and approval of proposed human research studies.

AER 2016 Institutional Authorization Session Info - 2016.pdf

Guest Speaker:

Elyse I. Summers
President & CEO
Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, Inc. (AAHRPP)

Ms. Summers is AAHRPP's second President and CEO. She provides strategic and substantive leadership and oversight on all aspects of AAHRPP's operations and is looking forward to leading AAHRPP well into the 21st century as the indespensable global organization for the accreditation of human research protection programs.

For further inquiries, please contact:

200 Elizabeth Street, 14EN-228
Toronto General Hospital, Eaton North Building
Toronto, ON
T: 416.581.7805


Anaheim Convention Centre
Exhibit Hall A: Room 208-A

800 W Katella Avenue
Anaheim, CA, USA

Attendees approach the Anaheim Convention Center from Convention Way. They drive along a corridor of palm trees and convention hotels toward the glass walled towers which form the dramatic rotunda lobby of the Anaheim Convention Center main entrance. Taxis, buses and cars move efficiently around a traffic circle, dropping off attendees then moving back along Convention Way.

Exhibition Space:
The Anaheim Convention Center houses 815,000 square feet of exhibit space, and is the largest exhibit facility on the West Coast. All halls are directly accessible from the spacious lobby/registration pre-function areas.

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 13:00 to 14:00