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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Ken Pimple

About Ken Pimple

I've been involved in the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics before its actual creation. I am coordinating the international conversation on the future of practical and professional ethics for APPE, and organizing five workshops that will be held at Indiana University in Bloomington in academic year 2014-15.

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