Join us for the Black Women In Clinical Research Conference.
We know that the field can be difficult to navigate, and we want to help. We'll be bringing together some of the most impressive experts in the industry, so you can learn from their experience and expertise. You'll also get a chance to network with other women in your field, which is crucial because it's so important to have mentors who know what it's like being a woman of color in this industry.
There are lots of benefits to attending our conference: You'll get hired on the spot if you're looking for a new job! You'll have the opportunity to meet people who share your interests and experiences (and maybe even make some friends). And most importantly, you'll leave armed with valuable tools that will help you succeed in your career.
North Carolina Biotech Center 15 TW Alexander Dr, Durham, NC 27709
DATE & TIME October 20, 2023, 7:00 PM - October 22, 2023 - 12:00 PM
Conference Location North Carolina Biotech Center 15 TW Alexander Dr, Durham, NC 27709
Hotel location DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Raleigh - Durham 2515 Meridian Parkway,Durham, NC 27713-5221USA Reserve Room
Friday, OCTOBER 20, 2023 DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Raleigh - Durham
Meet and Greet
5:00 PM: Early Registration- Hotel lobby
7:00 PM: Join us in the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Raleigh - Durham for a Meet and Greet. Light refreshments will be served.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2023 nORTH CAROLINA BIOTECH CENTER
8:00 AM: Breakfast and Registration
9:00 AM: Opening Remarks -Auditorium
9:15 AM: Keynote Speaker- The Race to Health Equity-Dr. Jayne Morgan -Auditorium
10:10 AM: Fireside chat- Host Sasha Simmons, Dr. Jerome Adams and Dr. Jayne Morgan -Auditorium
10:50 AM: Break- Network
11:00 AM: FDA Diversity Advisory Plan D.A.P. Let's DAP It Up: Inspiring Change, Advancing Diversity. -Auditorium
12:00 PM: Lunch
1:00 PM: Breakout session. Compassionately Leading the Way: Inspiring Change in the C-Suite. -Auditorium
1:00 PM: Breakout session. Strategic Negotiation: Securing More Than Just a Paycheck. -Dogwood Room
1:00 PM: Breakout session. From Dream to Reality: Unleashing Your Inner Entrepreneur - Congressional Room
2:00 PM-4:00 PM: Career Fair and Social Hall -Lower Galleria
6:00 PM-9:00 PM: Gala -Dogwood Room
Sunday, OCTOBER 22, 2023 8:00 AM NORTH CAROLINA BIOTECH CENTER
8:00 AM: Breakfast
9:00 AM: From Researcher to Resilient: Prioritizing Mental Health in Clinical Research -Auditorium
10:00 AM: Break-Network
10:30 AM: Empowering Diversity: Patient Advocates as Champions in Study Design -Auditorium
11:30 AM: Closing Remarks -Auditorium
12:00 PM-2:00 PM: Career Fair and Social Hall -Lower Galleria
2:00 PM Departure
Tickets are sold out! We are delighted to offer a range of registration options for the upcoming Black Women in Clinical Research Conference. Those who take advantage of early bird registration from March 1st to April 7th can enjoy a discounted rate of $324.99 if they are gold members, while regular registration is available for $374.99. From April 8th to August 22nd, general registration will be open with gold members receiving a discounted rate of $374.99 and regular registration available for $424.99. Please keep in mind that conference attendees are allowed to register only one guest for the black-tie dinner, but there will be an additional fee of $99.99. We would like to remind everyone that registration for the conference closes on August 22, 2023. We take pride in offering participants a variety of benefits as part of their registration fees. These benefits include access to all educational and professional development sessions, panel discussions, and breakout rooms. Attendees will also have access to the Black-Tie Dinner and networking. Furthermore, participants can participate in the career fair, and meals will be served each day, including a dinner during the black tie event. We would like to inform you that refunds will not be available. As such, we encourage participants to register early to secure their access to all of the conference's benefits and activities. We appreciate your interest in the Black Women in Clinical Research Conference and look forward to seeing you there!
FDA Diversity Advisory Plan D.A.P. Let's DAP It Up: Inspiring Change, Advancing Diversity
The panel discussion will cover the importance of the FDA Diversity Advisory Plan (D.A.P) in driving positive change within the clinical research industry. By promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion, D.A.P aims to create a more inclusive healthcare landscape that benefits patients, professionals, and society at large. The panelists will share insights, experiences, and commitment to diversity that will inspire and motivate the audience to actively contribute to advancing these essential goals.
Compassionately Leading the Way: Inspiring Change in the C-Suite
The panel discussion will bring together a diverse group of leaders, executives, and experts to explore the role of compassion in driving meaningful change within the upper echelons of corporate leadership. They will focus on how compassionate leadership can foster innovation, enhance employee well-being, and drive sustainable success.
Strategic Negotiation: Securing More Than Just a Paycheck
The panel discussion will bring together experts from various bacgrounds to delve into the multifaceted aspects of negotiation beyond monetary compensation. The panel will explore how strategic negotiation encompasses a broader spectrum of gains and how individuals can optimize their negotiation skills for personal and professional growth.
From Dream to Reality: Unleashing Your Inner Entrepreneur
The panel discussion will bring together a diverse group of accomplished entrepreneurs and business experts who shared their insights and experiences on the journey of turning entrepreneurial dreams into successful realities. The discussion revolved around the challenges, strategies, and mindset shifts necessary to navigate the dynamic landscape of entrepreneurship.
From Researcher to Resilient: Prioritizing Mental Health in Clinical Research
The panel discussion will shed light on the often-overlooked aspect of mental health in the field of clinical research. The discussion highlighted the challenges researchers face, the impact on their mental well-being, and strategies to foster resilience within the clinical research community.
Empowering Diversity: Patient Advocates as Champions in Study Design
The panel discussion will bring together a diverse group of experts and thought leaders in the fields of healthcare, patient advocacy, and clinical research. The overarching theme of the discussion is centered on the invaluable role that patient advocates play in shaping and improving the design of clinical studies with a focus on diversity and inclusivity. The session is aimed to highlight the significance of involving patient advocates in study design, ultimately leading to more relevant, representative, and ethical research outcomes.
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