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Schedule of Events

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Tuesday, April 12

8:00 am - 5:00 pm CTSA PI Meeting (Invitation Only)
11:00 am - 2:00 pm Top 10 Press Briefing 

  

Wednesday, April 13

6:30 am - 5:00 pm AFMR Eastern Regional Meeting (Separate Registration Required)
7:30 am - 12:30 pm NIH Clinical Center Tour (Currently Full, Wait-List Spots Available)
8:00 am - 9:15 am Advocacy Training
9:15 am - 1:00 pm Capitol Hill Visits
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm CTSA Workforce Development DTF Meeting (Invitation Only)
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Strategies for Developing Successful Collaborations with Biostatisticians (BERD Session)
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Pre and Post-Doctoral Mock Study Sections (Currently Full, Wait-List Spots Available)
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm Predoctoral Director Session (TL1 Directors Meeting)
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm CR Forum Board Meeting (Board Members Only)
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Opening Plenary Session and Awards Presentation
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Opening Reception and Poster Viewing
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Optional Ancillary Meeting: Evaluation Special Interest Group
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Research Operations and Administration (Invitation Only)
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Clinical Research Forum Dinner and Business Meeting (Invitation Only)

  

Thursday, April 14

6:00 am - 8:00 am Regulatory Science Training (Invitation Only)
6:00 am - 8:00 am Diversity in the CTS Workforce (Invitation Only)
7:00 am - 8:00 am Breakfast and Poster Viewing
8:00 am - 9:00 am Plenary Session
9:15 am - 10:15 am

Concurrent Sessions

  • Transition to Independence: Evidence-Based Milestones and Benchmark Myth Busting
  • Clinical Research Forum Top Ten Awardee Presentations
  • From Benchtop to Spaceflight Application: Translational Science Endeavors at NASA
  • The Emerging Role of Social Media in Clinical and Translational Science
  • Use of Electronic Health Records in Clinical Research
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Concurrent Sessions 

  • The Making of a Clinical Translational Scientist: Competent, Certified or Credentialed
  • The Power of Networking and People Skills
  • Translational Science and the Future of Medicine in the Digital Age
  • Scholar Networking Meeting with Federal Training Partners
  • Serendipity in Science
11:45 am - 1:00 pm
  • Pre-Doctoral Lunch (pre-registration required)
  • Lunch on Own
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

Concurrent Sessions 

  • Degree Granting Programs in Clinical & Translational Science: Research Landscape Impact
  • Digital Technology: Transforming Health and Healthcare
  • The Art and Science of Positive Leadership
  • Engaging patients and stakeholders in research: A checklist for investigators and institutions
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions 

  • Creating a New Definition of Career Success in Clinical and Translational Research
  • Novel Educational Tools to Enhance Learning
  • Enhancing Rigor and Transparency in Translational Research through Adopting Tools that Support Reproducible Research
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Academic Medical Centers
  • Implementation Research, T3, and the CTSAs: Building Capacity for the Next Stage in Research-to-Practice
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

Concurrent Sessions 

  • One Health: Team Science Discoveries
  • Translational Therapeutics and Precision Medicine
  • Innovations in Academic-Industrial Collaborations: Reaching for Pioneering Funding Mechanisms
  • Translational Science Career Opportunities
  • Key Academic, Cultural, and Ethical Issues for AMCs Raised by Entrepreneurship
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Select Oral Presentations
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Evening Reception and Poster Viewing
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Optional Ancillary Meeting: CTSA Common Metrics: Design, Implementation, and Lessons Learned
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Optional Ancillary Meeting: Investigational New Drug (IND) Application and Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) Application – Best Practices
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm BERD Special Interest Group Meeting (Invite Only)

  

Friday, April 15

7:00 am - 8:00 am
  • ACTS Annual Business Meeting (ACTS Members Only)
  • Breakfast
8:15 am - 9:15 am

Concurrent Sessions 

  • Inter-Professional Approaches to Diminish the Scientific Divide
  • Pragmatic Clinical Trials to Accelerate Translational Science – Lessons Learned and Best Practices
  • Writing a Fundable PCORI Grant: Lessons Learned
  • Individual Development Plans: A Tool to Advance Careers of Clinical Translational Researchers in Training
  • How to Write a Successful Career Development Award (Part 1)
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Concurrent Sessions 

  • Engaging Patients and Communities in your Research: Novel Strategies
  • Ethical Challenges in the Era of Genomics & Precision Medicine
  • Research Re-engineering: new models and best practices
  • Enabling Entrepreneurial Science Training
  • How to Write a Successful Career Development Award (Part 2)
10:45 am - 12:15 pm Closing Plenary Session
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Collaboration Engagement DTF (Invitation Only)