Stakeholder Engagement Workshop on Implementation of the USG Policy for Institutional Oversight of Life Sciences Dual Use Research of Concern
On September 25-26, 2017, the U.S. Government and the National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity (NSABB) will co-host a workshop to engage with stakeholders and facilitate information sharing among research institutions regarding their approaches to, and experiences with, implementing the United States Government Policy for Institutional Oversight of Life Sciences Dual Use Research of Concern (DURC).
Institutional oversight is a critical component of a comprehensive DURC oversight system because institutions are most familiar with the life sciences research conducted in their facilities and are in the best position to promote and strengthen the responsible conduct and communication of results. This two-day workshop will involve discussions with diverse institutional representatives and facilitate the sharing of experiences including strategies, best practices, challenges, and solutions regarding policy implementation and the identification and management of DURC.
The workshop will be held on September 25-26, 2017, in Chicago, Illinois. While webcasting will not be available, the meeting will be recorded for future viewing on the OSP Website. For additional details and to register please visit the workshop website.
Questions regarding the workshop should be emailed to: Kevin Ramkissoon [email protected]
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