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Office of Research Protections, Policy, and Education Webinars

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The Office of Research Protections, Policy, and Education (ORPP&E) is pleased to announce a series of webinars focusing on topics in human subjects research protection. Each session will allow time for questions.

Upcoming Webinars

Unless otherwise noted presentations will be recorded. We suggest you log on using Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge browsers.

Title: Finance Monthly Training Series: Managing Salaries at your VA Research Office

Presenter(s): Kari Points, Research AO, Iowa City VAMC; Antonio Laracuente, Director of Field Operations

Date: 05/26/2022

Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm (Please try and log on 10 minutes before the webinar begins to help minimize system overload issues)

Purpose:Pay period analysis and projecting payroll; Rejects and troubleshooting (i.e. wrong cost center); Managing cost-transfers between programs and fiscal years; Supporting documentation: draft SOP for salary management

Target Audience: ACOSs, AOs, Central Office Staff, & Research Office Staff

Webinar details and registration:https://veteransaffairs.webex.com/veteransaffairs/onstage/g.php?MTID=e9508457fdbb92a37622f2efece33b7ee




Title: Finance Monthly Training Series: Using VSSC and reading the Status of Allowance (SOA)

Presenter(s): Kari Points, Research AO, Iowa City VAMC; Antonio Laracuente, Director of Field Operations

Date: 06/23/2022

Time: 2:00 pm EST

Purpose: Navigating VSSC and downloading SOAs; Obligations, commitments, and what is recorded in FMS; Using SOAs to troubleshoot

Target Audience:  ACOSs, AOs, Research Office Staff, VA Central Office, Finance POCs

Webinar details and registration:  https://veteransaffairs.webex.com/veteransaffairs/onstage/g.php?MTID=ebeb02bba3c5c7bcb5a76e2f7ee7cfa85




Title: Finance Monthly Training Series: Closing the Fiscal Year and End of Year Reporting

Presenter(s): John Verwiel, Deputy Director Office of Finance; Jason Berlow, Mgmt and program analyst, Office of Finance

Date: 07/28/2022

Time: 2:00 pm EST

Purpose: A review of key considerations for closing the fiscal year and End of Year Reporting Requirements

Target Audience: ACOSs, AOs, Research Office Staff, VA Central Office, Finance POCs

Webinar details and registration:  https://veteransaffairs.webex.com/veteransaffairs/onstage/g.php?MTID=eccd86526da5aa2757dd4ad604d5d381b




Title: Finance Monthly Training Series: How to start the Fiscal Year: receiving funds and staying organized

Presenter(s): Antonio Laracuente, Director of Field Operations; Kari Points, Research AO, Iowa City VAMC

Date: 08/25/2022

Time: 2:00 pm EST

Purpose: Establish key understanding of; ITAs (including pink sheets); How to start in a CR; How to start balanced and stay balanced (including VSSC)

Target Audience:  ACOSs, AOs, Research Office Staff, Finance POCs

Webinar details and registration:  https://veteransaffairs.webex.com/veteransaffairs/onstage/g.php?MTID=e4c36d8aa6eb829905b12fb635f802868

 




Title: Finance Monthly Training Series: Research Admin 101

Presenter(s): Antonio Laracuente, Director of Field Operations; Kari Points, Research AO, Iowa City VAMC

Date: 09/22/2022

Time: 2:00 pm EST

Purpose: Establish understanding of Fund Control Points (FCPs) and how research funds are organized

Target Audience: ACOSs, AOs, Research Office Staff, Finance POCs

Webinar details and registration:  https://veteransaffairs.webex.com/veteransaffairs/onstage/g.php?MTID=eef34417aaf84eb22966f3de047eab7a1




FAQ

If I'm unable to attend this webinar session, will it be available again?

Webinar sessions are generally only presented live once, unless otherwise indicated. However, all efforts will be made to have webinar sessions recorded and made available in our archive. If you're registered for the session, you will receive an e-mail with the archive link once it becomes available.

How will I receive audio for the webinar session?

The audio will be streamed through your computer. Turn on your speakers or plug in your headphones; the audio is automatically streamed. If you do not have speakers or a sound card, audio will be available via telephone; the number to call will be on your confirmation e-mail and also will appear on your computer screen when you join the meeting.

Who do I email for help?

Contact vhacoordregulatory@va.gov for assistance.



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