Final agenda as of October 12, 2021. All times are Central Daylight Time (CDT, Chicago Time).

Wednesday, October 13

*Denotes sessions that will be recorded.

8:30 - 8:45 a.m. (CDT)Welcome and Logistics*

  • Christopher Lehmann, Research Integrity Officer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Susan Martinis, Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • 8:45 - 9:45 a.m. (CDT)Panel Discussion*
    Big Ten Academic Alliance Research Practitioners

    Facilitator: Greg Swain, Professor of Chemistry, Michigan State University

  • Gioconda Guerra Pérez, Executive Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • LaVar Charleston, Chief Diversity Officer, Deputy Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Jabbar R. Bennett, Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, Michigan State University

  • Intentionally Inclusive Spaces for Research Integrity
    9:45 - 10:15 a.m. (CDT)Group Activity

    Setting Intentions for Conversations Around Inclusive RCR

  • Alison Kerr, Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University
  • Heather Mc Fadden, University of Wisconsin – Madison
  • Christopher Lehmann, Research Integrity Officer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • 10:15 - 10:30 a.m. (CDT)Break
    10:30 - 11:45 a.m. (CDT)Panel Discussion*

    Facilitator: Patricia Jones, Associate Director for Research, Beckman Institute, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

    Scientists from Nova’s Picture a Scientist
  • Kathryn Clancy, Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • Nancy Hopkins, Professor of Biology Emerita, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Robert Brown, President, Boston University

  • Why Inclusivity Matters for Research Integrity
    11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. (CDT)Lunch Break
    12:45 - 1:45 p.m. (CDT)Panel Discussion*
    Big Ten Academic Alliance Vice Chancellors for Research

    Facilitator: Katie Bode-Lang, Director of Research Education, Quality, and Integrity Program, PennState

  • Christopher Agnew, Associate Vice President for Research, Purdue University
  • Joanna Groden, Vice Chancellor for Research, University of Illinois Chicago
  • Lora Weiss, Senior Vice President for Research, Penn State

  • Fostering and Maintaining Healthy Research Communities Together through RCR Education
    1:45 - 2:00 p.m. (CDT)Break
    2:00 - 3:00 p.m. (CDT)Plenary Talk*
    David Resnik, National Institutes of Health

    Ethical Laboratory Management as a Pillar of Research Integrity
    3:00 - 3:15 p.m. (CDT)Break
    3:15 - 4:30 p.m. (CDT)Networking and Breakout Group Discussion

    Takeaways and Strategies: Discussion on Nova's "Picture a Scientist"

    *Denotes sessions that will be recorded.

    Thursday, October 14

    *Denotes sessions that will be recorded.

    8:30 - 9:15 a.m. (CDT)Plenary Talk*
    James Mohler, Purdue University

    Detrimental Research Practices (DRPs) and their Impediments to Research Integrity
    9:15 - 10:15 a.m. (CDT)Plenary Talk*
    Molly Carnes, University of Wisconsin-Madison

    Bias is a Habit that can be Broken
    10:15 - 10:30 a.m. (CDT)Break
    10:30 - 11:30 a.m. (CDT)Closing Plenary Talk*

    Michael Lauer, National Institutes of Health

    Inclusivity and Responsible Conduct of Research: One Perspective of a Funding Agency
    11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (CDT)Closing Discussion and Takeaways

    Facilitator: Melissa Thompson, Research Integrity Officer, University of Maryland, College Park

  • Philip DeShong, Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Maryland
  • Matthew Warren, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Tara Behrend, Associate Professor of Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Purdue University
  • Lauran Qualkenbush, Director of Office for Research Integrity, Northwestern University

  • Personal Spheres of Influence in Inclusive RCR
    12:30 - 1:30 p.m. (CDT)Lunch Break
    1:30 - 3:30 p.m. (CDT)BTAA Member Institution Discussion
    Responsible Conduct of Research Collaborative
  • Update on draft BTAA Declaration of Principles for Research
  • Update and Discussion on RCR Benchmarking Survey
  • Review of current BTAA-RCR Collaborative Initiatives
  • *Denotes sessions that will be recorded.