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The International academic conference for IRB will open in Daegu on December 21
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According to Yonhap News

The international academic conference for IRB, which will bring together experts from more than 20 countries, will take place at the Convention Hall of the Hotel Inter-Burgo in Daegu from 9 am on December 21.

This conference will the 11th academic gathering of the Asia-Pacific Institutional Review Board of Strategic Initiative for Developing the Capacity of Ethical Review (SIDCER).

The conference will be attended by Dr. Vichai Chokevivat, Chairman of WHO SIDCER; Dr. Juntra Karbwang, the overall coordinator; Dr. Kenji Hirayama, Chairman of the Forum for Ethical Review Committees in the Asian and Western Pacific Region (FERCAP) of the Asia-Pacific Institutional Review Board.

In attendance at the event will be distinguished scholars, including Stephen Rosenfeld, the former Chairman of the WIRB(Western IRB) in the U.S.; Guna Danielson from the European Medical Association; and Beat Widler from the Swiss Food and Drug Administration, all of whom will discuss the three themes of innovation, integration, and ethics.

Lee Sang-gil, Chief of the High-Tech General Medical Complex Task Force, said, “This international conference is particularly meaningful in that it will help the city to internationalize and industrialize its studies on the establishment of a High-Tech General Medical Complex early on, and to establish a global human network.”

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Source: Yonhap News (Nov. 30, 2011)

** This is an English translation of a Korean news article.