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Human Research Ethics – Emerging Technologies and Frontiers

Victorian Ethics Network (VEN)

Tuesday, 1 August 2017 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm (AEST)

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Please note, the cost to attend the VEN training day is $55 per attendee. All costs will be billed to your organisation.
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The Victorian Ethics Network (VEN) has developed a one day training program designed specifically for Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) members and administrators. Comprising essential updates in Human Research Ethics, issues relating to newly emerging technological challenges and ever changing scenarios in the field, this targeted training brings together experts and issues to inform and challenge you.  You will also have lots of opportunities to interact and connect with HREC members from a range of universities and other organisations.






Welcome and Introduction



- Revision of National Statement Chapter 3.1 – The elements of research

- Consultation for amended Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research Ethics Guidelines


Dr Jeremy Kenner NHMRC Expert Advisor


Where emerging technologies and ethics meet



Printing prostheses: human research or standard medical care?

Dr Mazher Mohammed – School of Engineering, Deakin University



Human computer interaction and vulnerable people

Dr Jenny Waycott, School of Computing and Information Technologies, University of Melbourne





Research Ethics Training – the future starts now



Research Ethics Training – reviewing the past, planning the future

Discussion of what is currently available and what Committees need in the future 



PRAXIS Australia “Promoting Ethics and Education in Research”

Melanie Gentall, CEO PRAXIS Australia





“Recherche sans Frontières” – Hypothetical… or all too real?



Hypothetical Exploration of “Recherche sans Frontières

Led by Professor Lynn Gillam, with a special panel to assist plus interaction from the audience. This session will address, in a lively fashion, issues that can arise when undertaking research overseas.



A door prize will be drawn for one lucky attendee to receive one free enrolment to PRAXIS Australia’s HREC Essentials Training Course: Australia's only accredited training course for Human Research Ethics Committees

Have questions about Human Research Ethics – Emerging Technologies and Frontiers ? Contact Victorian Ethics Network (VEN)

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Monash University Law Chambers
555 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, VIC 3040

Tuesday, 1 August 2017 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm (AEST)

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Victorian Ethics Network (VEN)

The VEN consists of Executive Officers who look after the university HRECs across Victoria. The VEN was founded in 2008 and meets on a regular basis to discuss common areas of concern and to plan joint training activities for their HREC members and administrators.

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