Research Participant Recruitment & Retention Conference 2016

The Research Participant Community Partnership Core of the Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research is hosting a conference, “Research Participant Recruitment & Retention: What is Working Across the Nation?” on Friday, September 9, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 N. Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205.  Nationwide and local research professionals, various stakeholders and study team members are encouraged to attend.  This year’s conference focuses on best practices and innovative strategies for research participant recruitment.

The conference will showcase the following:

  • Best practices and novel strategies for participant recruitment and retention using case studies.
  • Skill building sessions on social media recruitment and community-engaged recruitment strategies.
  • Poster presentations displaying successful approaches, best practices, case studies or problem solving techniques.

The conference fee is $250 and tuition remission is accepted for Johns Hopkins University (JHU) attendees. This workshop provides five contact hours and satisfies the requirements for CE credits for both SoCra and ACRP recertification.  Certificates will be emailed seven days after the workshop.

To register visit:

Click on the links below to view additional conference materials.

Event Flyer

Poster Submission Form



Tuition Remission Form (JHU Attendees)

Hotel Accommodations

For your convenience, we have reserved rooms at the Hilton Garden Inn Baltimore Inner Harbor at a rate of $169.00, plus applicable taxes per night. Please select JHU ICTR Attendees when reserving your room. You can reserve by calling 1-800-560-7843 or by visiting their website  Please book by August 9, 2016 to secure this rate. If you have any questions, please feel free to call us.

Directions to the Hilton Garden Inn Baltimore Inner Harbor

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