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Research Integrity Inside the Beltway: Looking Back and Looking Forward

The Association for Practical and Professional Ethics is pleased to announce “Research Integrity Inside the Beltway: Looking Back and Looking Forward.” This pre-conference workshop will precede the main program of the 25th Annual Meeting of the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics (APPE) in Reston, Virginia.

This is an exciting time as we reflect on significant achievements in the field, current issues, policy and program mandates, and new challenges.  Our presenters will discuss the research integrity issues their agencies and organizations address, thedifficulties involved in developing policy, and the future of research and policy on research integrity.

The workshop will feature a report from the 4th World Conference on Research Integrity (provided by Elizabeth Heitman and Daniel Vasgird), and presentations by the following invited speakers:

  1. Tom Arrison, Program Director for Development, Security, and Cooperation
    National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
  1. Daniel Denecke, Vice President, Best Practices and Strategic Initiatives
    Council of Graduate Schools
  1. Francesca Grifo, Scientific Integrity Official
    Environmental Protection Agency
  1. Zoë Hammatt, Director, Division of Education and Integrity
    Office of Research Integrity
  1. Allison C. Lerner, Inspector General
    National Science Foundation
  1. Heather Pierce, Sr. Director, Science Policy & Regulatory Counsel
    American Association of Medical Colleges

The pre-conference workshop will take place on February 18th, 2016, from 9-4, and the main conference program will begin at 4:00 and continue through Saturday, February 20th.

Workshop attendees are invited to register and attend the main conference program which features a presentation by Christine Grady (NIH) and peer-reviewed presentations on a number of topics in research integrity, bioethics, business ethics, environmental ethics, and moral theory. Registration for the workshop is $110, and is separate from registration for the conference.

December 10, 2015

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APPE Conference Announcement: Updated Call for Papers

Another news flash from the APPE offices! Program and book submissions deadline has been moved to October 16. Other important deadlines are listed below.  For complete information, go to the 25th Annual International Conference page.

July
Registration opens
October 16
Program and Book Submissions (Except for Special Paper Competition submissions)
November 3
Paper Competition Submissions
December
Notification of Program Presenters
January 28
Hotel Reservations deadline

Ken Pimple
September 24, 2015
3:45 pm EDT

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25th Annual APPE international conference

This just in!

The 25th annual conference of the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics will be held at the Hyatt Regency Reston Hotel in Reston, Virginia (near Washington, D.C.), February 18-21, 2016.

What’s more, the Call for Papers and Presentations has been published. (Is it just me, or is this the earliest call ever?)

Most importantly, the deadlines for presentations have been moved earlier in the year. Don’t wait until the last minute! Here are some of the highlights in deadlines:

July
Registration opens
September 25
Program and Book Submissions (Except for Special Paper Competition submissions)
November 3
Paper Competition Submissions
December
Notification of Program Presenters
January 28
Hotel Reservations deadline

Ken Pimple

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