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Thursday
02
Nov

4th EViR Funders’ Forum meeting November 2017

On November 2, 2017, the Ensuring Value in Research (EViR) Funders’ Forum held its 3rd meeting in Washington DC, USA, hosted by Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) and co-conveners National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), ZonMw, Health Care Research Wales (HCRW) and Health Research Board (HRB) Ireland. The meeting was held in conjunction with PCORI’s third Annual Meeting.

Washington DC, USA

Agenda

  • 8:30 – Breakfast available
  • 9:00-9:15 – Welcome and introductions – Evelyn Whitlock
  • 9:15-10:00 – Update on outputs from June meeting – Matt Westmore
  • 10:00-10:15 – Principle 5: Creating a registry of registries – Matt Westmore
  • 10:15-10:30 – Principle 10: Update on dissemination and implementation workgroup – Barbara van der Linden
  • 10:30-10:45 am Break
  • 10:45-11:15 am Information on other related initiatives
    1. Initiative to develop patient engagement standards – Laura Forsythe and Doreen Tembo
    2. Example of Principle 2 evaluation: PCORI SR assessment – PCORI staff 3. COMET initiative – Evelyn Whitlock
  • 11:15-12:30 – Principle 1 Workshop: Setting research priorities: Goal of workshop: 1) To share insights, examples, and generalizable lessons learned that could be incorporated into examples or best practices for funders; and 2) to identify areas where we could work together to move the needle
    1. Summary of survey results – Kelly Dunham
    2. In practice: Presentations from members
      • NIHR/INVOLVE- Simon Denegri
      • Health and Care Research Wales – Michael Bowdery
      • PCORI – Kristin Carman and Evelyn Whitlock
  • 12:30-13:30 – Networking lunch
  • 13:30-14:30 – Principle 1 Workshop, continued: Identifying areas where can we work together to enhance practice
  • 14:30-14:45 – Break
  • 14:45-16:30 – Discussion of membership, forum activities, and communication strategies – Matt Westmore
  • 16:30 pm Reception