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CAURA Webinars  are $90 (plus tax) for members/$125 (plus tax) for non-members/$700 (plus tax) group rate for up to 10 registrants, unless otherwise noted. Members receive a discount when registering for a series. For webinars after March 31, 2015, the non-member rate will increase to $150 plus tax.

To register for any webinar, please email executive_director@caura-acaru.ca. Webinars  typically start right on time so please log-in a few minutes early. The meeting room opens 15-30 minutes in advance.

All webinars below have spots available unless otherwise noted. CAURA has several webinars each month so please visit this page often!

Interested in presenting a webinar to CAURA members? Please email executive_director@caura-acaru.ca and read about our volunteer recognition on the Volunteers page.

Upcoming Webinars

Succession Planning in Research Administration

Led by Katie Porter, Manager, Research Contracts, Hamilton Health Sciences and co-author Steer Your Career: A Research Administrator's Manual for Mapping Success and The A-Z Guide to Research Contract Review
November 26, 2014 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. EDT.

Welcome to CAURA (free for members and anyone interested in learning more about CAURA)

Led by Sarah Lampson, Executive Director of CAURA
November 27, 2014 at 12:00-12:30 p.m. EDT.

Hit the Ground Running: Advice for Early Career Research Administrators (free for CAURA members) (waiting list)

Led by Katie Porter, Manager, Research Contracts, Hamilton Health Sciences and co-author Steer Your Career: A Research Administrator's Manual for Mapping Success and The A-Z Guide to Research Contract Review
December 1, 2014 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. EST.

Bienvenue  à l'ACARU Gratuit pour nos membres, et toutes personnes voulant en apprendre plus sur l’ACARU

Led by Florence Dzierszinski
December 2, 2014 at 12:00-12:30 p.m. EST.

F & A rates

Led by Dean Smith, author, Managing the Research University
December 9, 2014 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. EST.

Strategies for Creating a Strategic Plan

Led by Martin Kirk
December 11, 2014 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. EST.

Common Terms in Research Contracts for Beginners

Led by Sarah Lampson, CAURA ED and Katie Porter, Manager, Research Contracts, Hamilton Health Sciences and co-authors Steer Your Career: A Research Administrator's Manual for Mapping Success and The A-Z Guide to Research Contract Review
January 6, 2015 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. EST

Building Relationships for Positive Outcomes: Conducting Health Research in Aboriginal Communities

Led by Alice Muirhead, Reserach Facilitator, BC Cancer Agencey Centre for the North
January 8, 2015 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. EST

Cover Letters and Interview Skills (free for CAURA members) (15 spots left)

Led by Katie Porter, Manager, Research Contracts, Hamilton Health Sciences and co-author Steer Your Career: A Research Administrator's Manual for Mapping Success and The A-Z Guide to Research Contract Review
January 12, 2015 at 12:00-12:30 p.m. EST

The Logistics of Conducting Canadian, Multi-Centre Clinical Research Studies

Led by Erin Cherban
January 13, 2015 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. EST

The Arcane Art of Measuring Impacts: Do We Measure What We Value or Value What We Measure?

Led by Janet Halliwell
January 14, 2015 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. EST

Research Administrators' Professional Day (free for members)

Led by Debra Scaller-Demers, MSOM
January 19, 2015 at 12:00-12:45 p.m. EST

Getting Promoted in Research Administration (free for CAURA members) (waiting list)

Led by Katie Porter, Manager, Research Contracts, Hamilton Health Sciences and Sarah Lampson, CAURA ED, co-authors Steer Your Career: A Research Administrator's Manual for Mapping Success and The A-Z Guide to Research Contract Review
January 20, 2015 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. EST

Research in Nunavut (free)

Led by Ali Hirji and Erin Yunes
January 21, 2015 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. EST

Strategic Procurement: Procuring Research Infrastructure

Led by Kelly McGarry, Queen's University
January 22, 2015 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. EDT.

Intro to Finance

Led by Angela Zeno and Donna Walker
January 29, 2015 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. EDT.

Creating a Respectful Workplace (free for members)

Led by Judith MacIntosh and Susanne Mary O'Donnell
February 17, 2015 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. EST

Research Promotions

Led by Kelly Blair-Mutak and Melinda Knox, Queen's University
February 18, 2015 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. EDT.

IP Issues in Research Contracts that Impact Technology Transfer and Commercialization

Led by Elizabeth Tharakan
February 23, 2015 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. EST.

Save the date: March 18/15 for a tech transfer topic

Data Migration Strategy (Human Ethics Applications)

Led by Kate Williams, Manager of Research Ethics and Compliance, University of Calgary
April 1, 2015 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. EDT.

Annual Conference

CAURA's 2015 Annual Conference will be held in Toronto from Sunday May 24th until May 27 at the Royal York. To apply to speak at the conference, please request a speaker submission form from executive_director@caura.ca. It is due by November 19/14.

CAURA's 2014 Annual Conference was held in Ottawa, June 15-18, 2014. CAURA members may access presentation slides and posters via our Othree portal.

Congratulations to Katie Porter from Hamilton Health Sciences for winning the 2014 Process Pathways Poster Competition.

Regional Conferences

CAURA Ontario will be hosted by Wilfrid Laurier University on November 23-24, 2014. Workshops will be November 24 with  a welcome dinner and a reception on the 23rd. For more information please contact cauraontario2014@wlu.ca

CAURA West will be hosted by UBC at the Coast Coal Harbour Hotel from November 20 to 22, 2014.

 

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