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Schedule

Tuesday, March 5


12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Registration Open
1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. ACTS Board Meeting
3:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

Workshops

  • Scientific Communication Skills for Predoctoral Trainees
  • Learning Symposium on Implementation Science from the National Institutes of Health
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Concurrent Session: Education Committee Panel

  • Community-Engaged K and T Training Programs: A Means to Enhance Clinical Translation
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Career Pathways Reception



Wednesday, March 6


6:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Registration Open
7:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. FDA Tour
8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Hill Advocacy Training
8:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. NIH Tour
9:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Capitol Hill Visits 
1:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Speed Mentoring
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Evaluation SIG Meeting

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Mock Study
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Keynote Speaker:

  • Tom Insel, MD
    Co-founder and President

    Mindstrong
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Poster Session & Reception



Thursday, March 7


6:30 a.m. - 5:45 p.m. Registration Open
6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. JCTS Editors Breakfast (invite only)
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Keynote Speaker:

  • Heidi L. Rehm, PhD, FACMG
    Chief Genomics Officer; Medical Officer; Professor of Pathology
    Department of Medicine, MGH; Broad Institute Clinical Research Sequencing Platform; HMS
9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Concurrent Sessions

  • Strengthening the Public Trust in Biomedical Research
  • How to Write a Successful F Award
  • Conducting Full-Spectrum Translational Research: Big Data Meets Embedded  Mechanistic Studies 
9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Research on a Napkin
9:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Symposium: Digital Health and Artificial Intelligence (AI)

9:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Workshops

  • Storytelling in Communication
  • Team Science
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Scholars Networking

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Concurrent Sessions

  • Regulatory Landscape: Changes and Challenges
  • Training the Clinical Research Workforce
  •  Predictive Modeling and AI in Healthcare
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Evaluation SIG Business Meeting
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Pre-Doctoral Lunch
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Oral Presentations
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. CR Forum Industry Roundtable
2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions

  • Serendipity in Science 
  • Innovative Educational Practices
  • Journal Club
2:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Symposium: Emerging Gene Therapy Approaches

2:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Workshops

  • Leadership Development Re
  • Regenerative Medicine
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions

  • Biomedical Research in the New Administration
  • Big Data and the Future of Translational Science
  • Closing the Disparities Gap in Cancer Genomics
  • Rigor and Reproducibility
5:45 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. Poster Session & Reception



Friday, March 8


6:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Registration Open
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. 

Keynote Speaker:

  • Sharon F. Terry
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Genetic Alliance
9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Oral Presentations
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Concurrent Sessions

  • Biostatistics and Data Science
  • Coordinating Community Engagement  Across the Academic Health Center
  • Improving Research Mentoring Relationships from the Middle
  • Novel Approaches to Successful Grant Writing
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Symposium: Next-Generation Sequencing

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Entrepreneurship Workshop

10:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

One Health Session: A Whole Different Animal

11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions

  • Fundamentals of Protocol Development
  • The Business of Community Engagement
  • Successful Career Development (K) Award
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. BERD Special Interest Group Meeting
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Prospective Members Session
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Special Interest Group Meetings

  • Education Administration
  • PACER
  • CCRCC
  • Regulatory Science

Note: Schedule is preliminary and subject to change.