Canada: Biobanking: Ethical, Regulatory and Practical Considerations for Clinical Trials

When:  Nov 17, 2016 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM (ET)
Associated with  ACRP Canada Chapter

Please Save-the-Date for this exciting event taking place in Montreal on November 17th, 2016! This page will be updated as information about the event becomes available, including registration details and speaker information.

Target Audience: Investigators, Coordinators, Monitors, Project Managers, Regulatory and IRB members

Confirmed Speakers:

Etienne Pageau-Crevier, CEO of BiogeniQ 

  • A corporate perspective on how an organization governs its clients’ biological samples and personal data and its’ overall interest in a research agenda

Yann Joly, Associate Professor at McGill University and Research Director of the McGill Centre of Genomics Policy 

  • Best practices for companies to create biobanks for future research in a responsible manner.

Alexandra Obadia, Executive Director of the Cartagene Project 

  • Participant Recruitment and Consent Considerations

 Additional details including event program and registration information are coming soon! 

Contact Hours

Three (3) Contact hours have been approved for through ACRP. Membership is not required for online registration of contact hours.

To receive contact hours: Purchase the contact hours here, sign in at the registration desk, and attend the program. Log on to the ACRP website then “ACRP Learning Portal” to complete the evaluation no later than 30 days following the event and obtain the online certificate.

Contact Hour Cost:

  • $0 Chapter Members
  • $15 ACRP Members
  • $30 Non-Members

We would like to thank Veritas IRB for their generous support, which has made this conference possible.

Veritas IRB has served the Canadian research community for more than 20 years. We remain the first and only Canadian-owned, accredited, central IRB or REB. We offer personalized services, whether you are a sponsor, CRO, research institution or a researcher in order to provide ethical review and oversight tailor-made to your research context. Our team is composed of scientists who have conducted research, making it easier for you to work with someone who speaks your language.

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