18th FERCAP Annual Conference

Strengthening Scientific Innovation and Ethical Assessment of Health Research

Date: November 18-21, 2018

Venue:
CHANG GUNG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
Taoyuan, Taiwan

Conference Schedule

18 Nov. 2018 Sunday (1300 – 1700)

  • Pre-Conference Training: Ethics Review of Innovative Design

19 – 20 Nov. 2018 Monday – Tuesday

  • Conference Proper

21 Nov. 2018 Wednesday

  • FERCAP Recognition Program and General Assembly

17th FERCAP INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE & 5TH FERCI NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Strengthening International research collaboration through Good Ethical Practice

Date: 19 -22 November 2017

Venue
All India institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India


Schedule of Activities

13:00 – 17:00, 19 November 2017 

  • Pre-Conference Workshops (India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi):
  • Parallel Sessions
    • Roles and Responsibilities of IEC Chair/ Vice Chair
    • Workshop for Member Secretary/ Secretariat (Use of Create software and Good Documentation Practices)
    • Workshop for Non-technical Members (lawyer, lay person, social scientist)

18:00 – 21:00, 19 November 2017 – Willow Hall, India Habitat Centre

  • FERCAP Steering Committee Meeting: 

08:30 – 17:00, 20 – 21 November 2017 – AIIMS, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi

  • Main Conference

17:30-18:30, 20 November 2017

  • FERCI GB Meetin

18:30 – 21:30, 20 November 2017

  • Cultural Programme and Welcome Dinner

09:00 – 12:30, 22 November 2017

  • SIDCER Recognition Ceremony & GB meeting: 

16th FERCAP International Conference

Toward Research Ethics Harmonization in Asia
and the Western Pacific

Date: November 20-23, 2016

Venue: 
King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital Campus
Bhumi Siri Manglanusorn Building
1873 Ratchadamri Rd, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330

Conference Schedule

Nov. 20, 2016, Sunday (1300 – 1700)

  • Pre-Conference Training: Leadership Role of the Research EthicsCommittee Chair

Nov. 21-22, 2016, Monday

  • Conference Proper

Nov. 23, 2016, Tuesday

  • FERCAP Recognition Program and General Assembly

Commonwealth Medical Association – 24th Triennial Conference 2016 – Satellite Meeting on Research and Clinical Ethics

COMMONWEALTH MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
24TH TRIENNIAL CONFERENCE  2016

http://www.cma2016.org

Co-organised by 
Sri Lanka Medical Association, Health Informatics Society of Sri Lanka, Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka

SATELLITE MEETING ON RESEARCH AND CLINICAL ETHICS

In collaboration with the

Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI), University of Miami, USA

Forum for Ethical Review Committees in Asia and the Western Pacific (FERCAP)

Forum for Ethics Review Committees in Sri Lanka (FERCSL)

15 & 16 OCTOBER 2016


DAY 1: 15 OCTOBER 2016

10.30 am

Symposium on Accreditation and Recognition of Research Ethics Committees and International Capacity Building in Bioethics

The SIDCER Recognition Programme of the FERCAP

Dr. Christina Torres

Coordinator

Forum for Ethical Review Committees in Asia and the Western Pacific

Developing Global Human Subjects Research Protections Programs: The Role of AAHRPP

Elyse Summers JD

Chief Executive Officer

Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programmes (AAHARP)

USA

International Network of the Unesco Chair in Bioethics

Prof. Harischandra Gambhira

Head

Sri Lanka Unit, Unesco Chair in Bioethics

Sri Lanka


12.00 Noon

Lunch


1.00 pm

Symposium on Bioethics and Research Ethics Training

The CITI Programme. A Cost Effective Alternative for Research Ethics Education

Prof. Paul Braunschweiger

Senior Executive VP & Managing Director CITI Program

Biomedical Research Alliance of New York

Professor Emeritus

University of Miami

USA

The role of National Medical Associations in Bioethics and Research Ethics Education – the Sri Lankan experience

Prof. Chandani Wanigatunge

Chairperson

Forum for Ethics Review Committees in Sri Lanka (FERCSL)

Research on the terminally ill

Dr. Susan Miller

Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas

USA


2.30 pm

Tea


3.00 pm

Symposium on Challenges in the Ethics Review Process

Our experience from the University of Miami, USA

Prof. Dushyantha T. Jayaweera

Interim Executive Dean for Research and Research Education

Professor of Medicine, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami

USA

Our Experience from Sri Ramachandra, India

Prof. S P Thyagarajan

Former Vice-Chancellor, University of Madras
Professor of Eminence & Dean (Research), Sri Ramachandra University, Porur, Chennai

India

Our Experience from Sri Lanka

Prof. Hemantha Senanayake

Chairperson, Ethics Review Committee and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo

Sri Lanka

4.30 pm

Close


DAY 2: 16 OCTOBER 2016

8.30 am

Symposium on Ethics issues in Clinical Trials

Observations from surveys in 200 ethics review committees in the Asia Pacific Region

Prof. Christina Torres

Coordinator

Forum for Ethical Review Committees in Asia and the Western Pacific

Thailand

Research Integrity and Reproducibility

Prof. Paul Braunschweiger

Senior Executive VP & Managing Director CITI Program

Biomedical Research Alliance of New York

Professor Emeritus University of Miami

USA

Ethics issues in Clinical Trials in Complementary and Traditional Medicine

Dr. Kamal Perera

Head of Department of Ayurveda Pharmacology and Pharmaceutics, Institute of Indigenous Medicine, University of Colombo, Colombo

Sri Lanka


10.00 am

Tea


10.30 am

Symposium on Special Topics in Research Ethics – 1

Ethics of Global Health Policy and Systems Research

Prof. Adriane Gelpi

Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences
Institute of Bioethics and Health Policy
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
USA

Challenges in International Collaborative Research between Developed and Developing Countries

Prof. Sergio Litewka

Associate Professor

International Director, CITI Program

International Director, University of Miami Institute of Bioethics

USA

Ethical Issues on Big Data Management

Prof. Adriane Gelpi

Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences
Institute of Bioethics and Health Policy
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
USA


12.00 noon

Lunch


01.00 pm

Symposium on Clinical Ethics

Ethics of end of life care

Dr. Susan Miller

Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas

USA


2.30 pm

Tea


3.00 pm

Symposium on Special Topics in Research Ethics 2

International Perspectives on Research Integrity
Prof. Sergio Litewka

Associate Professor, International Director, CITI Program, International Director University of Miami Institute of Bioethics
USA

Publication Integrity

Dr. B. J.C. Perera

President

Sri Lanka Forum of Medical Editors (SLFOME)

Sri Lanka

AAHRPP accreditation and its value in our global research enterprise
Elyse Summers JD

Chief Executive Officer

Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programmes (AAHRPP)USA

4.30 pm

Close

15th FERCAP International Conference

Date: November 22 – 24, 2015

Venue: 
NAGASAKI UNIVERSITY Sakamoto Campus
1-12-4, Sakamoto, Nagasaki City, Nagasaki

Conference Schedule

November 22, 2015

  • Pre-Conference Training
  • FERCAP Steering Committee Meeting

November 23-24, 2015

  • Conference Proper

November 24, 2015

  • FERCAP Recognition Program