2022 Portland Clinical Research Professional Virtual Conference


Date:     Wednesday, May 4, 2022 

Time:     7.45am to 5pm (this is an approximate time only)  


NWABR, the Oregon Health and Sciences University, the Oregon Chapter of SOCRA and the Pacific Northwest Chapter of ACRP invite you to attend our fifth Clinical Research Professional Conference hosted from Portland OR.  This CRP conference is a key component of OHSU's Research Week.

This conference is designed for clinical research professionals who have the role of ensuring the ongoing integrity of research within their institutions.







Conference Program

The full conference program is being developed and will be available below as the various keynote and breakout session presenters are confirmed.  All sessions will be recorded and these recordings will be shared with registered attendees following the conference. 

Confirmed speakers and topics for the conference include:



This conference is run in conjunction with Research Week at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU).  OHSU has decided that due to the spike in cases of the Omicron variant, and because of the potential of new variants, all Research Week activities will be now conducted remotely. 

Attendees for the Portland Clinical Research Professional Conference will be able to attend the full event through virtual options provided by the GoToMeeting and GoToWebinar platforms.


CE Credits

Once the program is finalized NWABR will seek the following CE credits:

  • CIP Recertification credits.
  • Clinical research-related education credits for Maintenance of ACRP’s CCRC®, CCRA®, CPI® or ACRP-CP® certification designations (Please note:  the ACRP CEUs will be free for members of ACRP, however there will be a $50 processing fee for non-members).
  • Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA) recertification credits. 

Please Register Here

We encourage early registration to allow for planning.


Virtual Attendee Fees:  Fees for Virtual Attendees have been set at $45 for NWABR, ACRP and SOCRA members/staff and $85 for non-members.

The generous sponsorship of this event received from the Oregon Alliance of Clinical Researchers means that all OHSU staff can register for free.  OHSU Staff Members should use the code OHSUSTAFF to receive their free place.  

All registered attendees will receive a conference pack, slides and access to all conference recordings.


NWABR wishes to acknowledge the following sponsors of this conference.  Additional Sponsors and Vendors are welcome for this conference.  Potential sponsors are encouraged to contact Mr. Ken Gordon for more information. Sponsorship support is key to the successful provision of these events:

The mission of the Oregon Alliance of Clinical Researchers is to provide clinical research education and support  for the public, elected officials, the  media, manufacturers, vendors, service  providers and academic partners. We  focus on defining clinical research in easily understandable terms that educate  all about the instrumental role that our  industry plays in healthcare and the  economy. The safety of our patients is our  profession’s top priority. Our goal is to be  recognized nationally and internationally  as a leader in patient care, innovation and collaboration for the benefit of our  patients.

Learn more at ORClinicalResearch.com 


Advarra advances the way clinical research is conducted: bringing life sciences companies, CROs, research sites, investigators, and academia together at the intersection of safety, technology, and collaboration. With trusted IRB and IBC review solutions, innovative technologies, experienced consultants, and deep-seated connections across the industry, Advarra provides integrated solutions that safeguard trial participants, empower clinical sites, ensure compliance, and optimize research performance. Advarra is advancing clinical trials to make them safer, smarter, and faster. For more information, visit www.advarra.com.


Western Institutional Review Board has provided comprehensive regulatory expertise for the use of human subjects in research for more than 40 years. They offer customized training, consulting, and reviewing to support IRB research protocols and documentation.



For more information about this conference or if you are interested in being a speaker, vendor or sponsor at the conference please contact Ken Gordon: Phone - 206 957-3337;  Email - executivedirector@nwabr.org.

This conference is made possible by the member organizations of NWABR who provide the seed capital for the planning of these educational opportunities.  Please visit the member page to find out more about each of these amazing organizations.    

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