Mayflower Hotel, Washington DC
Presentations & Videos
New Member Orientation
Description: All are welcome to join the membership committee as we go over the organizational structure, goals, and activities for new (phase 7) members. We will also go over what to expect in the next couple days and how to get the most out of our in-person meetings
Federal Agency Updates
NSPM-33, CHIPS, and Science & Security
Description: This session will explore the latest developments in the implementation of the NSPM-33 and CHIPS standards, with a specific focus on the draft Research Security Standards and (if released) the updated harmonized disclosure forms. FIWG members will also discuss the status of ongoing Listening Sessions with federal partners. Finally, this session will serve as a lead into the next session on institutional readiness for the Research Security Standards.
Association and Institutional Perspectives on the NSPM-33 Draft Research Security Program
Description: During this session, participants will learn about two burden reducing initiatives of the 21st Century Cures Act: The Compliance Unit Standard Procedure (CUSP) Sharing Site and the Universal Protocol Template (UPT). The CUSP Sharing Site is an online resource where participating institutions can share standard procedures used in animal research The site is entering the pilot phase of the project with anticipated release to the FDP community later this year. Come learn more about the features and benefits of CUSP (including a live demo!), as well as how your institution can participate. An update will also be provided about the UPT project. The goal of this project is to create a user-friendly protocol template focused on required elements to ensure animal welfare and assist in IACUC review. We encourage all institutions with an animal program to attend.
Data Transfer and Use Agreement Update & Workshop
Description: The FDP DTUA Working Group will briefly share the results from the Survey and updates on items they are working on. Then the session will focus on working through and openly discussing the hypotheticals (provided as linked material to this session). The objective is to solicit a broad discussion and to solidify a commonly acceptable approach and solution to the unique issue(s) each hypothetical raises. This is an interactive session where the input and thoughts from everyone us greatly appreciated.
Finance, Auditing, and Costing Committee Updates
Description: We will discuss the initial analysis of the Late Draw Request survey results and discuss potential mitigation We will also discuss the formation of an audit working group.
NIH Data Management and Sharing Pilot Updates
Description: In this session, we will provide updates on the progress of phase 1 of the NIH Data Management and Sharing (DMS) Pilot, which focuses on testing the effectiveness and usability of two DMS Plan templates. We will also discuss planning for phase 2 of the pilot, which will focus on budgeting and costing issues related to the new NIH DMS Policy, and a planned information collection to support planning efforts.
Subrecipient Monitoring Risk Assessment and Interactions with Internal and External Auditors
Description: This will be an open mic session where presenters and participants will be able to share their experiences and hopes regarding:
- Existing FDP tools for subaward agreements, risk assessment, and monitoring
- Continuing issues with burdensome questions on subrecipient commitment forms, and their origins with auditors and risk-averse institutional officials
- Implementation of policy options available under 2 CFR 200 to reduce the administrative burden associated with subawards
Faculty Administrator Collaboration Team
Description: This session will focus on themes related to enhancing collaborations between research faculty and research administrators at their institutions. During the session, FACT members will present on recent FACT activities and lead session participants in a discussion of possible future FACT demonstrations.
Subawards and Expanded Clearinghouse Subcommittee
Description: The Subawards and Expanded Clearinghouse Subcommittees will provide updates regarding recent initiatives and enhancements