Inclusion Across the Lifespan Workshop
|Date||06/01/17 8:00am to 06/02/175:00pm|
|Location||Natcher Conference Center (Bldg. 45) Room E1/E2, NIH Main Campus|
In response to scientific need and a congressional mandate in the 21st Century Cures Act (P.L. 114-255), the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is convening a workshop of experts on the appropriate inclusion of pediatric and older populations in research studies involving human subjects. The workshop will bring together experts in clinical research to discuss barriers and opportunities for participation of these populations in clinical studies, including those supported by NIH.
The workshop will be held on the NIH campus June 1-2, 2017, with limited space available for in-person participation. The registration website will open in the next several weeks. For those who are unable to attend in person, the plenary sessions will be videocast so that interested individuals may view the presentations and reports. The videocast will be found here: www.videocast.nih.gov.
The workshop will be addressing several topics, including:
Registration for in-person attendance will be required. To watch the workshop online, visit http://videocast.nih.gov. Sign language interpreters can be provided. Individuals with disabilities who need reasonable accommodation to participate in this event should contact Dr. Jaron Lockett, firstname.lastname@example.org, 301-451-8391, or the Federal Relay, 800-877-8339.