Member Meetings

Spring 2019 HRA Members Meeting (Atlanta)

March 28-29, 2019

The Spring 2019 members meeting will be held in  American Cancer Society offices (250 Williams Street, Atlanta GA 30303) in downtown Atlanta.  Please use the Williams street entrance and proceed to the back of the lobby where you will see the registration table and auditorium.  

Collaboration Workshop (AACR Offices in Philadelphia)

May 1-2, 2019

HRA is offering a workshop to all interested HRA members, tentatively held in Philadelphia from 12pm on Wednesday May 1st to 1pm on Thursday May 2nd. The workshop will be designed and facilitated to: Increase members’ awareness of the benefits and challenges of collaboration, the “best-practices” leading to sustained collaboration. Surface the work that participants are already doing and thoughtfully…

Fall 2019 HRA Members’ Meeting (Alexandria)

September 25-26, 2019

The fall 2019 members meeting will be held at the Conquer Cancer Foundation offices in Alexandria.  HRA has secured a room-block with the Residence Inn Marriott at 2345 Mill Road, Alexandra VA at $219/night + taxes.  A link to reserve your room will be posted soon.

Fall 2018 HRA Members’ Meeting (Durham)

November 15-16, 2018

This meeting covers the following topics: Measuring Funding Impact Through Grantee Outputs (Thursday) FIRST Group Update (Thursday) Peer Review Under the Microscope: From Best Practices to Current Challenges (Thursday) Implementing New Ways to Model Human Disease for More Effective Drug Discovery (Friday) Stronger Together: How Collaboration Can Lead to Greater Impact (Friday) Links to meeting presentations and speaker bios can be…

Spring 2018 HRA Members’ Meeting (NYC)

March 12-13, 2018

This meeting covered the following topics: ORCID Reducing Burden and Improving Transparency (ORBIT) Project, Health Services Research, Novel Funding Models, Implementation of Funder Data Sharing Policies, Strategies for Increasing Diversity in the Workforce,

Fall 2017 HRA Members’ Meeting (Chicago)

Sept. 17-18, 2017

This meeting covered the following topics: Program Evaluation: Leveraging Shared Award Data and Other Data Sources, Strategic Planning, Accelerating Treatments to Patients – Crossing the “Valley of Death”, Alzheimer’s Disease Biomarkers to Accelerate Clinical Development and to Improve Clinical Practice, Speak Visually: How to Use Visual Communication to Tell Your Research Story, Open Science – Pre-Registration: Approaches to Ensuring Reproducibility…

Spring 2017 HRA Members’ Meeting (Manhattan Beach)

March 23-24, 2017

This meeting covered the following topics: Altmetrics, Successful Implementation of Open Science and Data Sharing, Demystifying Indirect Cost in Funder Agreements, Addressing Inefficiencies to Accelerate Future Clinical Trials, Convergence: Platform Technologies to Accelerate Life Science Discovery, Private Philanthropy and Biomedical Research: Fresh Perspectives from a New Generation of Donors, Putting Grants Data to Work: Practical Approaches to Evaluation

Fall 2016 HRA Members’ Meeting (Bethesda)

Sept. 27-28, 2016

This meeting covered the following topics: Understanding preprints, an emerging model for publication in biology, Interactions with Industry, Mainstream Media Distorting Science – and What as Funders Can We Do About It?, FDA Priorities and Interactions with Non-Profits, Communicating Impact of our Funding, Interactions with National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), Scientific Session

Spring 2016 HRA Members’ Meeting (NYC)

March 31 - Apr 1, 2016

This meeting covered the following topics: Use of Big Data in Precision Medicine: Patient & Disease-Specific Registries, Approaches to achieve gender equity in STEM faculty: successes, hurdles and opportunities for collaboration, “Gene Editing and Precision Medicine” Scientific Session, Measuring and Messaging Research Outcomes of Your Funding, Team Science Tools: Practical Team Science Guidance