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NOVEMBER 13, 2009
Gaylord Opryland Hotel - Nashville, TN
FOCUS: Community Members
Room: Delta B

Fall Workshop Agenda
Central Time Presentation Speaker
7:30 – 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Registration  
8:00 – 8:30 a.m.


Libby White, DOE/SC-23.2

John Ordaz, NNSA

Isaf Al-Nabulsi, DOE/HS-15 and

Mary Fields, DOE/HS-15

8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

Case studies on Challenging  Protocols from the IRB Community Member Perspective

General questions:

  • Project Background
  • What was challenging?
  • How was issue resolved?

Bill Nebo, LLNL IRB Community Member

Tim Ledbetter, PNNL IRB Community Member and

Kathy Ertell, PNNL IRB Administrator

Dr. Larry Dipboye, Oak Ridge Central IRB Member

9:30 – 10:00 a.m. BREAK  
10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Human Terrain Mapping

  • HTM Background
  • What is HTM? What is HSC/HTS?
  • Update on HTM guidelines
  • Summary of DoD’s HTM Meetings
    Oak Ridge, Tennessee
    Chantilly, Virginia
  • What are Labs Doing in HTM
    • ANL
    • LANL
    • ORNL
    • PNL
    • SNL

David Wehrly, Central IRB Chair

Libby White, DOE/SC and

John Ordaz, DOE/NNSA

Betsy Ellis, ORAU

Kathy Ertell, PNL

Gail Van Gorp, ANL

Laurie Wiggs, LANL

Leigh Greeley, ORNL

Kathy Ertell, PNL

Terry Reser, SNL

11:30 – 11:45 noon BREAK  
11:45 – 12:45 p.m.

HTM Case Studies

  • Research and Analysis in Support of a Transnational Program for Countering Violent Extremism
  • Assessing the Effectiveness of the Iraqi Scientists Engagement Program

General questions:

  • Project Background
  • What was challenging?
  • How was issue resolved?

Janeanne Snow, SNL IRB Community Member and

Terry Reser, SNL IRB Administrator

Bill Nebo, LLNL IRB Community Member and

John Knezovich, LLNL IRB Chair and

Ann-Marie Dake, LLNL IRB Administrator
12:45 – 1:45 p.m.

Working LUNCH

  • Update from OHRP
Ivor Pritchard, Senior Adviser to the Director, ORHP
1:45 – 2:15 a.m. Best Practices for Reviewing Classified Research at DOE Sites

Terry Reser, SNL and

Sherry Davis, Consultants
2:15 – 3:00 p.m.


Susan Rose, USC and

Malena Avila Hough, USC

DOE Site IRB Community Members
3:00 – 3:15 p.m. BREAK  
3:15 – 3:30 p.m. H1N1 Laurie Wiggs, LANL
3:30 – 4:00 p.m. Wrap Up Libby White, DOE/SC-23.2
6:00 p.m.

Meet in Hotel Lobby for Dinner

Location TBD – Advance reservations are required

Content reviewed: August 27, 2012