A Conference for HRPP/IRB Professionals

A Conference for Your Career

Strengthen your Human Subject Protection Program by attending 2023 PRIM&R Annual Conference and the 2023 Social, Behavioral, Educational, Research Conference (SBER23).   PRIMR23/SBER23 includes sessions to help you in your day-to-day managing Institutional Review Board work while thinking holistically about the research continuum. 

During these conferences you can:

  • Expand your knowledge of the ethical issues and regulations governing human subjects research and HRPP/IRB administration.
  • Learn best practices for managing HRPPs/IRBs, reviewing research protocols, and ensuring subjects protections. 
  • Gain insights for advancing equity and justice while promoting innovation in research oversight processes.
  • Connect with peers, regulators, and other research stakeholders to exchange ideas and solutions.


Human Subjects Research Agenda Topics (TO BE UPDATED)

Human Subjects Research Agenda Topics (TO BE UPDATED)

  • Bringing the IRB to the people, and the people to the IRB
  • Understanding prisoner vulnerability
  • Equitable inclusion and local community context in multi-site research
  • Developing and sustaining tribal IRB Infrastructure
  • Approaches to improving IRB submissions for a better review process
  • The evolution of ethics and compliance in IACUC and IRB oversight
  • Recruiting, training, and retaining IRB chairs
  • Visualizing IRB data differently
  • How to effectively run a HRPP/IRB office
  • Exploring regulations, guidance, and institutional polices

PRIMR23 will span three days and is designed so you can create a conference experience that best meets your needs as a HRPP/IRB professional.

Maximize your time and professional development funds by attending an in-depth PRIMR23 Workshop. Attend SBER23, a one-day conference for those working in social, behavioral, and educational research.

For a focused experience, attend the sessions most related to your day-to-day work IRB work. For an enhanced learning experience choose sessions featuring  content related to other areas of research oversight.

Participate in field-specific networking opportunities for collaboration across research fields. Those attending in-person will have access to any content streamed live/captured for on-demand access. A virtual option will be available for those who cannot attend in person.

As the world evolves and modernizes, PRIM&R seeks to create a space to think holistically about the research enterprise. At PRIMR23 and SBER23, endeavor with us to achieve a shared vision of advancing ethical,responsible, and high-quality research. 

Registration and Fees


PRIMR23 &SBER23 Price December 3–6
Member rate: $715   
Nonmember rate: $914   
 Workshops (Price per Workshop) December 3    
Member rate: $135 Regular  
Nonmember rate: $185 Regular  
Government*/Emerging Professional/Student** Flat Rate $665  
PRIMR23 Two Days Early 
June 20-August 1
August 2- December 6
Member 765 865
Non Member 995 1095
US Federal Government 765 865
Emerging Professional 575 675
Student 385 485
PRIMR23 Three Days