Coffee Talks

Tuesday, October 22 | 8:00 am - 8:45 am

Coffee Talks are informal networking and learning gathering facilitated by our Exhibitors to bring research administrators together around topics of interest.Join an SRAI-Coffee Talk to hear best practices and exchange ideas with your peers. We will provide the coffee! Participants are eligible to receive 45 minutes of Continuing Education Credit.

Meet the SRAI President

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Ever have a suggestion on what SRAI should be doing, but don’t’ know who to tell? Have a question, but don’t know who to ask? Swing by the SRA Coffee Talks and get the inside scoop from the SRAI President. She will share her experiences, answer your questions and looks forward to the discussion.

The Value of Research Administrator Certification-What it can mean to you by RACC

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Obtaining certification means that an individual has met the eligibility requirements of the Research Administrators Certification Council (RACC) and has demonstrated achievement of an advanced level of knowledge and understanding of the principles, concepts, and regulations for administering research.

Challenges of Enforcing Internal Deadlines by Cayuse

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Join the Cayuse team of recent research administrators turned Solution Consultants, as we engage fellow RA's in a conversation on the challenges of enforcing internal deadlines. Bring your best practices and worst woes as we facilitate this thought-provoking discussion. Hear real-world examples of how to improve communication and deadline compliance. We’ll even take notes to keep the talk (and coffee) flowing!

Plan S, NIH and Open Access impacts on the Research landscape by Ex Libris Pivot and Research Professional



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How new funder requirements to publish in Open Access journals and data repositories may impact those who work in the world of research. Join Eddie Neuwirth, Sr. Director of Product Management, Ex Libris as he shares insights from Research Professional News’ coverage of plan S and leads the discussion on what Research Administrators should be thinking about when it comes to a rising tide of funder open access requirements.

Federal Funding for Research, Regulations, and Oversight + Developments re: Foreign Influence in Research by Streamlyne

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Sara Bible, Associate Vice Provost for Research, Stanford University, and Board Chair of COGR, will respond to questions posed by Randy Ozden, President and CEO of Streamlyne, to explore the 2019-2020 outlook for Institutions of Higher Education and Research Institutions regarding federal funding for research, regulations, and oversight. There will be special emphasis on recent developments regarding foreign influence in research.

Purchasing Software in an Institutional Environment by infoReady

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Sometimes the most challenging part of buying a software solution can be navigating the procurement process, especially in an institutional environment. During this session, we’ll cover some tips, tricks and strategies to help you move a software purchase through the approval and procurement process.

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