We are pleased to announce that registration is now officially open! We are offering different registration types for the AEN Virtual Workshop Series in 2022.

These categories include:  

Individual (Ideal for an individual person, wanting to attend one, two or all workshops)

Institutional (Ideal for an institution wanting to send multiple staff members to the same or multiple workshops)

The more workshops you attend the higher the discount.


WORKSHOP 1 - Human Research Ethics Committee Chairs Roundtable

Wednesday, 9 November 2022

11:00am - 2:00pm (AEDT)

This workshop is designed to encourage discussion around management and facilitation of a human research ethics submission from application through committee review and discussion. Using a case study approach, this session will include discussion of the potential use of primary/secondary reviewers and supporting active discussion during a review.  Speakers will engage chairs in sharing methods of managing conflicting opinions and how to promote consensus.

Organising Committee: Kandy White, Professor Richard Chenhall & Vivienne Moyle

WORKSHOP 2 - Upskilling for New Committee Members

Thursday, 10 November 2022

11:30am - 3:00pm (AEDT)

This session will build on the fundamentals of the National Statement, to provide practical skills and strategies for effective ethics review. The interactive workshop format will allow participants with practical case studies, discuss their reflections and learn from their peers. The key aim of the workshop will be to build skills in identifying which aspects of an ethics application need comment, and how to frame comments to be useful to the committee and researchers. One particular focus will be evaluating risk and risk management strategies.

This workshop is aimed at people who are first-time members of a human research ethics committee, who have joined their committee within the last 18 months approx.

Organising Committee: Professor Lynn Gillam, Clarissa Martin & Suzanna Kovacevic

WORKSHOP 3 - Upskilling Workshop for Research Ethics Professionals

Friday, 11 November 2022

11:00am - 2:00pm (AEDT)

In this workshop you will get the opportunity to join your colleagues in research ethics to upskill in areas like privacy and discuss the line between ethics and governance. You will also engage in an interactive session on how to give feedback to researchers and get the most out of your committee.

Organising Committee: Dr Nitya Phillipson, Elizabeth Hill & Jennifer Rowland


Mark your calendars for September the 6th-8th, because we will be hosting our 2023 in-person conference in SYDNEY!

Watch this space, as more information will be released soon...


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