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New International Privacy Regulations and Their Impact on Research


The European Union has grabbed headlines and attention with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), however, around the globe numerous countries from China to Thailand to Nepal have quietly been updating their privacy laws with huge implications for multi-national research. In this webinar we will take a global tour of new regulations and their impact on research. Many are similar to GDPR but some go much further with in country registration requirements. Research administrators overseeing international research need to be prepared.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the changing global privacy regulatory framework and its impact on research
  2. Identify which privacy regulations may apply to your research
Knowledge Level: Intermediate

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  • James Riddle, MCSE, CIP, CPIA, CRQM, Vice President, Research Services & Strategic Consulting, Advarra

    James Riddle is the Vice President Research Services & Strategic Consulting for Advarra where he employs his extensive experiences managing large research operations, technology, and research compliance teams to support our client’s research programs and grow Advarra worldwide.

    In addition to leading Advarra’s Biosafety Service, GPStm Service, and strategic consulting teams; Mr. Riddle also serves on the Board of the Northwest Association for Biomedical Research (NWABR); as Chair of the Site Accreditation and Standards Initiative (SASI) Accreditation Council; as member of the CTTI and MRCT Steering Committees; as editorial board member for IRB Advisor; as well as a faculty member, mentor, and regular speaker for Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R).

    Prior to joining Advarra, Mr. Riddle served as a leader of the human subject protection and animal care and use program at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, one of the nation’s largest independent cancer research centers. In addition, he has previously served as an AAHRPP site visitor and was the Vice President of Operations and Director of Technology at another large central IRB. His expertise includes multi-national research operations and compliance, implementation of research technology solutions, computer software validation, and management of large IRB, IACUC, and IBC systems.

    Mr. Riddle has a bachelor’s degree in accounting with an emphasis in computer science from Western Washington University, College of Business and Economics.

March 17, 2021
Wed 2:00 PM EDT

Duration 1H 0M

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