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TVC Patent Writing Workshop
7/23/2014 7:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Technology Ventures Corporation Albuquerque, New Mexico United States
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Technology Ventures Corporation was formed in 1993 as a nonprofit charitable foundation by Lockheed Martin Corporation as part of the management contract for Sandia National Laboratories. Its mission is to commercialize federally funded technologies. Its goals: job creation, business formations and equity funding. TVC’s model of ideas, talent, capital and community reduces the barriers to technology commercialization.

Orange County Startup Founder 101 with Pete Deutschman and Tim Chan
7/23/2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Vizio HQ Irvine, California United States
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If you are curious about what it is like to run a successful startup, then join us for Startup Founder 101. Hear candid talks by successful entrepreneurs, sharing best practices, strategies and mistakes to avoid from those who have done it before.

San Jose Founder Night Out
7/23/2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
El Barril San Jose Costa Rica
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If you have a startup idea or idea-stage company and you are interested in the Founder Institute program, then join us for the Founder Night Out. Meet fellow peers that are applying to the program or already enrolled, as well as the program Directors and Mentors.

Human Subjects Protection Two Day Seminar
7/24/2014 8:30 AM - 7/25/2014 5:30 PM
San Francisco, CA San Francisco, California United States
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Overview:

This two day seminar will provide the foundation for the application, concepts and theories of clinical research. Within the two days, attendees will learn about the historical evolution of research, current regulations and guidelines including the Common Rule, FDA regulations and HIPAA. We will discuss site and study staff responsibilities in the conduct and reporting of research, types of studies and the regulatory requirements that apply to different study designs. We will discuss a variety of research including genetic, drug, device, and studies that use off-site or community partners. Current examples will be used and the audience will be invited to share their experiences and information.

Why should you attend:

For those involved in or wanting to be involved in research dealing with human subjects or an individual's private identifiable information, protection of human subjects and all that this topic encompasses is imperative to know as there federal regulations that must be followed. In addition to federal regulations, there are state statues, institutional policies, federal guidance documents, and ethical codes that guide the conduct of the research so that it not only meets the regulatory requirements but so that the study is conducted in an ethical manner containing adequate protections for the individuals who elect to enroll in the research or allow their information to be used for research. Guidelines also provide interpretation of the regulations which are not always as clear as they might appear upon first reading them. Attendance at this two day session will not only provide an introduction or refresher of the regulations, it will also provide attendees with the opportunity to discuss and learn how these regulations, ethical codes and guidance documents get applied in different situations. This information can then be used to help attendees in their day-to-day decision making when confronted with situations or questions regarding how to handle issues that do arise (e.g. a participant not showing for a scheduled appointment, an event that is unexpected occurs, someone who does not speak wishes to enroll in the study, a participate signed an outdated consent document, etc) when conducting human subjects

Areas Covered in the Session:

• Department of Health and Human Services regulations, 45 CFR 46

• Office for Human Research Protections Guidance

• The FDA regulations, 21 CFR 50, 56, 312, 314, 812, 814

• HIPAA and Hi-Tech

• ICH E6 Good Clinical Practices

• Coercion vs. undue influence

• Recruitment of Research Subjects

• Vulnerable populations

• Non-English speaking populations

• Inclusion of Women and Minorities

• Waivers of consent

• Waivers of consent vs. waivers of authorization

• Assent vs. consent

• Wards of the State

• Certificates of confidentiality

• Levels of de-identification what they are and how they affect consent

• Privacy vs. confidentiality

• Study responsibilities: ICH vs. NIH

• Drug/Device Accountability

• Codes of Conduct

• Conflicts of Interest

• Reporting responsibilities

• Monitoring

• Investigator-sponsor responsibilities

• Study types

• Special concern studies

• Standard operating procedures vs. protocol vs. IRB submission

• Common compliance issues

• Data safety monitoring

• Adverse event monitoring and reporting including Serious adverse events and unanticipated problems

• Investigational Drug and Device use in clinical trials

• Assurances and Agreements (e.g. MOU)

• Site Responsibilities

• International Ethical Guidelines

• Applying ICH to international sites

Who Will Benefit:

• Principal Investigators / Sub-investigators.

• Clinical Research Scientists (PKs, Biostatisticians,)

• Safety Nurses

• Clinical Research Associates (CRAs) and Coordinators (CRCs)

• Recruiting staff

• QA / QC auditors and staff

• Clinical Research Data managers

• Human Research Protection professionals

Course Outline:

Day 1 – Agenda

Lecture 1: The Evolution of Human Experimentation Regulation and Overview of Clinical Research and Ethics in Human Research

Lecture 2: Current Federal Regulations and Agencies involved in Human Research

Lecture 3: Selection and Recruitment of Research Subjects

Lecture 4: Informed Consent in Clinical Trials

Lecture 5: Confidentiality of Clinical Trial Information

Lecture 6: The Investigator

Lecture 7: Research Protocols

Day 2 – Agenda

Lecture 8: Multisite, Community and Collaborative Studies

Lecture 9: The Institutional Review Board

Lecture 10: Patient Safety in Clinical Trials Research

Lecture 11: Research Under the Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act

Lecture 12: International Research

Lecture 13: Compliance and Human Research

Lecture 14: Accreditation and Risk Management in Clinical Trials

About Speaker:

Sarah Fowler-Dixon Education Specialist and instructor, Washington University

Sarah Fowler-Dixon, PhD, CIP is Education Specialist and instructor with Washington University School of Medicine. She has developed a comprehensive education program for human subject research which has served as a model for other institutions. She crafted budgets, policies, procedures, reporting, and training for the new program. She has initiated the planning, development, authorship and implementation of many human subjects’ research policies, practices, guidelines, and submission and reviewer forms often working with state and federal authorities. She has provided consultation regarding ethical, federal, state, and institutional requirements for faculty and staff both in the design and execution of their projects and teaches research ethics and regulatory affairs and the fundamentals of research management to graduate and undergraduate students. More recently, she lead a task force in the development of the Community Engaged Research Program at Washington University. Dr. Fowler-Dixon has simultaneously served as an Independent Consultant, providing expertise and creating supplemental educational materials, including a copyrighted workbook. Prior to joining Washington University, Dr. Fowler-Dixon was the Educational Development and Learning Specialist for Saint Louis University serving on various committees to improve research, procedures, community outreach, and retention.

Date, Venue & Price:

Location 1: San Francisco | July 24th & 25th 2014| 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM

Venue: WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON

Price: $1,295.00

Register now and save $200. (Early Bird)

Until May 31, Early Bird Price: $1,295.00

From June 01 to July 22, Regular Price: $1,495.00

Location 2: Miami | September 18th & 19th 2014 2014 | 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM

Venue: WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON

Price: $1,295.00

Register now and save $200. (Early Bird)

Until July 15, Early Bird Price: $1,295.00

From July 16 and September 16, Regular Price: $1,495.00

Event Coordinator

Toll free: 800-385-1607

Fax: 302 288 6884

Email: support@mentorhealth.com

Event Link: http://bit.ly/RDgVcb

Website: http://www.mentorhealth.com

LIVE CHAT SUPPORT -http://www.mentorhealth.com/chat/client.php?

MentorHealth

Net Zealous LLC

43337 Livermore Common, Fremont CA 94539, USA

FDAs Regulation of Regenerative Medicine including Stem Cell Treatments Tissue Engineering and Gen
7/24/2014 8:30 AM - 7/25/2014 4:30 PM
Irvine Marriott Irvine, California United States
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Summary:

Regenerative medicine focuses on harnessing the power of one’s own stem cells and regenerative capabilities to restore function to damaged cells, tissues and organs. In April 2006, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (“FDA”) implemented regulations governing the use of human cells, tissues, and cellular and tissue-based products (“HCT/Ps”) in humans including bone, ligament, skin, dura mater, stem cells, cartilage cells, and various other cellular and tissue-based products. Currently, there is an ongoing debate in the industry on how such therapies should be regulated – by FDA or under the practice of medicine, under federal law or state law, and as drugs or simply biologics.

FDAs Regulation of Regenerative Medicine including Stem Cell Treatments Tissue Engineering and Gen
7/24/2014 8:30 AM - 7/25/2014 4:30 PM
Irvine Marriott Irvine, California United States
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Summary:

Course "FDA's Regulation of Regenerative Medicine including Stem Cell Treatments, Tissue Engineering and Gene Therapies" has been pre-approved by RAPS as eligible for up to 12 credits towards a participant's RAC recertification upon full completion.

Human Subjects Protection Ethical Research and Institutional Review Boards IRB s
7/24/2014 8:30 AM - 7/25/2014 5:31 PM
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Francisco Airport 835 Airport Blvd San Francisco, California United States
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Summary:

Human Subjects Protection, Ethical Research and Institutional Review Boards (IRB) s

Overview:

This two day seminar will provide the foundation for the application, concepts and theories of clinical research. Within the two days, attendees will learn about the historical evolution of research, current regulations and guidelines including the Common Rule, FDA regulations and HIPAA. We will discuss site and study staff responsibilities in the conduct and reporting of research, types of studies and the regulatory requirements that apply to different study designs. We will discuss a variety of research including genetic, drug, device, and studies that use off-site or community partners. Current examples will be used and the audience will be invited to share their experiences and information.

Why should you attend:

For those involved in or wanting to be involved in research dealing with human subjects or an individual's private identifiable information, protection of human subjects and all that this topic encompasses is imperative to know as there federal regulations that must be followed. In addition to federal regulations, there are state statues, institutional policies, federal guidance documents, and ethical codes that guide the conduct of the research so that it not only meets the regulatory requirements but so that the study is conducted in an ethical manner containing adequate protections for the individuals who elect to enroll in the research or allow their information to be used for research. Guidelines also provide interpretation of the regulations which are not always as clear as they might appear upon first reading them. Attendance at this two day session will not only provide an introduction or refresher of the regulations, it will also provide attendees with the opportunity to discuss and learn how these regulations, ethical codes and guidance documents get applied in different situations. This information can then be used to help attendees in their day-to-day decision making when confronted with situations or questions regarding how to handle issues that do arise (e.g. a participant not showing for a scheduled appointment, an event that is unexpected occurs, someone who does not speak wishes to enroll in the study, a participate signed an outdated consent document, etc.) when conducting human subjects

Areas Covered in the Session:

• Department of Health and Human Services regulations, 45 CFR 46

• Office for Human Research Protections Guidance

• The FDA regulations, 21 CFR 50, 56, 312, 314, 812, 814

• HIPAA and Hi-Tech

• ICH E6 Good Clinical Practices

• Coercion vs. undue influence

• Recruitment of Research Subjects

• Vulnerable populations

• Non-English speaking populations

• Inclusion of Women and Minorities

• Waivers of consent

• Waivers of consent vs. waivers of authorization

• Assent vs. consent

• Wards of the State

• Certificates of confidentiality

• Levels of de-identification what they are and how they affect consent

• Privacy vs. confidentiality

• Study responsibilities: ICH vs. NIH

• Drug/Device Accountability

• Codes of Conduct

• Conflicts of Interest

• Reporting responsibilities

• Monitoring

• Investigator-sponsor responsibilities

• Study types

• Special concern studies

• Standard operating procedures vs. protocol vs. IRB submission

• Common compliance issues

• Data safety monitoring

• Adverse event monitoring and reporting including Serious adverse events and unanticipated problems

• Investigational Drug and Device use in clinical trials

• Assurances and Agreements (e.g. MOU)

• Site Responsibilities

• International Ethical Guidelines

• Applying ICH to international sites

Who Will Benefit:

• Principal Investigators / Sub-investigators.

• Clinical Research Scientists (PKs, Biostatisticians,)

• Safety Nurses

• Clinical Research Associates (CRAs) and Coordinators (CRCs)

• Recruiting staff

• QA / QC auditors and staff

• Clinical Research Data managers

• Human Research Protection professionals

Course Outline:

Day 1 – Agenda

Lecture 1: The Evolution of Human Experimentation Regulation and Overview of Clinical Research and Ethics in Human Research

Lecture 2: Current Federal Regulations and Agencies involved in Human Research

Lecture 3: Selection and Recruitment of Research Subjects

Lecture 4: Informed Consent in Clinical Trials

Lecture 5: Confidentiality of Clinical Trial Information

Lecture 6: The Investigator

Lecture 7: Research Protocols

Day 2 – Agenda

Lecture 8: Multisite, Community and Collaborative Studies

Lecture 9: The Institutional Review Board

Lecture 10: Patient Safety in Clinical Trials Research

Lecture 11: Research Under the Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act

Lecture 12: International Research

Lecture 13: Compliance and Human Research

Lecture 14: Accreditation and Risk Management in Clinical Trials

About Speaker:

Sarah Fowler-Dixon Education Specialist and instructor, Washington University

Sarah Fowler-Dixon, PhD, CIP is Education Specialist and instructor with Washington University School of Medicine. She has developed a comprehensive education program for human subject research which has served as a model for other institutions. She crafted budgets, policies, procedures, reporting, and training for the new program. She has initiated the planning, development, authorship and implementation of many human subjects’ research policies, practices, guidelines, and submission and reviewer forms often working with state and federal authorities. She has provided consultation regarding ethical, federal, state, and institutional requirements for faculty and staff both in the design and execution of their projects and teaches research ethics and regulatory affairs and the fundamentals of research management to graduate and undergraduate students. More recently, she lead a task force in the development of the Community Engaged Research Program at Washington University. Dr. Fowler-Dixon has simultaneously served as an Independent Consultant, providing expertise and creating supplemental educational materials, including a copyrighted workbook. Prior to joining Washington University, Dr. Fowler-Dixon was the Educational Development and Learning Specialist for Saint Louis University serving on various committees to improve research, procedures, community outreach, and retention.

Date, Venue & Price:

Location 1: San Francisco | July 24th & 25th 2014| 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM

Venue: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Francisco Airport

835 Airport Blvd, Burlingame CA 94010-9949

Price: $1,295.00

Register now and save $200. (Early Bird)

Until May 31, Early Bird Price: $1,295.00

From June 01 to July 22, Regular Price: $1,495.00

Location 2: Miami | September 18th & 19th 2014 2014 | 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM

Venue: Courtyard Miami Downtown

200 SE Second Avenue - Miami, Florida 33131 USA

Price: $1,295.00

Register now and save $200. (Early Bird)

Until July 15, Early Bird Price: $1,295.00

From July 16 and September 16, Regular Price: $1,495.00

Event Coordinator

Toll free: 800-385-1607

Fax: 302 288 6884

Email: support@mentorhealth.com

Event Link: http://bit.ly/RDgVcb

Website: http://www.mentorhealth.com

LIVE CHAT SUPPORT -http://www.mentorhealth.com/chat/client.php?

MentorHealth

Net Zealous LLC

43337 Livermore Common, Fremont CA 94539, USA

Understanding and Implementing the Medical Device Directive 2Day Inperson Seminar
7/24/2014 8:30 AM - 7/25/2014 4:30 PM
Courtyard Chicago Downtown/River North chicago, Illinois United States
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Summary:

Course "Understanding and Implementing the Medical Device Directive" has been pre-approved by RAPS as eligible for up to 12 credits towards a participant's RAC recertification upon full completion.

2day Inperson Seminar on Applied Statistics for QA QC Manufacturing and Design Control
7/24/2014 9:00 AM - 7/25/2014 6:00 PM
WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON San Francisco, California United States
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Summary:

This seminar provides a practical approach to understanding how to interpret and use a standard tool-box of statistical methods, including confidence intervals, t-tests, Normal K-tables, Normality tests, confidence/reliability calculations, AQL sampling plans, measurement equipment analysis, and Statistical Process Control.

2day Inperson Seminar on Advanced Course Validation and 21 CFR 11 Compliance of Computer Systems
7/24/2014 9:00 AM - 7/25/2014 6:00 PM
WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON San Francisco, California United States
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Summary:

This course will build on the Validation and 21 CFR 11 Compliance Basic Course, to give hands on experience on executing on the computer systems validation of a system, and to discuss related activities such as Validation Master Plan, Infrastructure Qualification, Project Management for Validation and Validation of Test Tools

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