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Office of Research Protections, Policy, and Education Webinars

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The Office of Research Protections, Policy, and Education (ORPP&E) is pleased to announce a series of webinars focusing on topics in human subjects research protection. Each session will allow time for questions.

Upcoming Webinars

Topic: Closing the Year and Opening the Year:  FY 21 Expenditure Reports, FY 22 Execution and Expectations

Date: Tuesday, September 28 

Time: 2:00 – 3:30 pm EDT

Purpose: At the end of this session, users will be able to:

- Understand ORD expectations in the closing FY 21

- Utilize RMS and its reports

- Develop plans for 1st quarter for carryover funds

- Understand ORD expectation for managing FY 22 funds

Lead Presenter(s): 

Antonio Laracuente, Director Field Operations

John Verwiel,  Acting Director Finance, ORD

Kari Points, Director Research Operation, Iowa City

Target Audience: ACOSs, AOs Field Office leadership, Research office staff, and VA Medical Center Research Administrators

Webinar details and registration:https://veteransaffairs.webex.com/veteransaffairs/onstage/g.php?MTID=e92a790f7ea50912eee4e77268058261b  

Topic: VHA Regulatory Research Cybersecurity Guidance Request Process & ServiceNow (yourIT) Intake Portal

Date: Friday, October 8

Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm EDT

Purpose: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Office of Information Security (OIS), System Security Support (SSS) Department, Research Support Division (RSD) has developed a new VHA Regulatory Research Cybersecurity Guidance Request Process & ServiceNow (YourIT) Intake Portal which will be used as the primary resource for research stakeholders and customers to request research information and cybersecurity support services. The New Research Support Division (RSD) VHA Regulatory Research Cybersecurity Guidance Request Process & ServiceNow (YourIT) Intake Portal will be the central component to streamline the process for triaging, evaluating, and responding to R&D stakeholder's request for information and guidance regarding a research project's compliance with VA/VHA directives, handbooks and VA Security Policy (VA network access only). This training session will provide an overview of the new VHA Regulatory Research Cybersecurity Guidance Request Process & ServiceNow (YourIT) Intake Portal and awareness of research information security support request services that are available to research stakeholders.

Lead Presenter(s): 

Carol Johnson - Cybersecurity Subject Matter Expert, OIS-SSS-Research Support Division

Terry Peters - Cybersecurity Subject Matter Expert, OIS-SSS-Research Support Division

DuJuan Williams – Supervisory IT Program Manager, OIS-SSS-Research Support Division

Target Audience: Associate Chiefs of Staff for R&D, IRB committee members, Research and Development (R&D) committee members, Research Compliance Officers (RCO), Research Staff, Office of Research Oversight (ORO), and Research Administrative Officers (AO).   

Webinar details and registration: https://veteransaffairs.webex.com/veteransaffairs/onstage/g.php?MTID=e6a995ee61b53ad680dd2f1484173ad29   

FAQ

If I'm unable to attend this webinar session, will it be available again?

Webinar sessions are generally only presented live once, unless otherwise indicated. However, all efforts will be made to have webinar sessions recorded and made available in our archive. If you're registered for the session, you will receive an e-mail with the archive link once it becomes available.

How will I receive audio for the webinar session?

The audio will be streamed through your computer. Turn on your speakers or plug in your headphones; the audio is automatically streamed. If you do not have speakers or a sound card, audio will be available via telephone; the number to call will be on your confirmation e-mail and also will appear on your computer screen when you join the meeting.

Who do I email for help?

Contact vhacoordregulatory@va.gov for assistance.



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