17th Annual International Conference of the Forum for Ethical Review Committees in Asia and the Western Pacific (FERCAP)

September 26, 2017

When:
November 19, 2017 – November 22, 2017 all-day
2017-11-19T00:00:00-06:00
2017-11-23T00:00:00-06:00
Where:
All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Ansari Nagar
Block C 1, Ansari Nagar East, New Delhi, Delhi 110029
India
Cost:
Varies

The 17th Annual International Conference of the Forum for Ethical Review Committees in Asia and the Western Pacific (FERCAP) is being hosted and co-organized by the Forum for Ethical Review Committees in India (FERCI) along with Fortis Escorts Heart Institute and Batra Hospital from November 19-22, 2017.

The theme of this year’s conference is Strengthening International Research Collaboration through Good Ethical Practices.    This year’s conference aims to achieve the following objectives:

  • To describe and highlight concepts, initiatives, and best practices in research ethics in international collaboration
  • To describe the role of research ethics committees in promoting international collaboration
  • To describe the challenges and best ethical practices in various types of research within and outside of national boundaries
  • To describe the roles of various stakeholders (research ethics committee members, institutions, investigators, sponsors, patients and regulatory authorities) in promoting good research ethics practices within the context of globalization

 

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