Published November 27, 2018
We're taking the work out of workshops by going 100% virtual, allowing access from anywhere!
Date: February 26-27, 2019 Time: 11:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST
Registration now open!
In order for the workshop to focus on creating sketches of new projects, proposals, and other products that lay the foundation for the next generation of the science of team science, we have a series four of pre-workshop microlabs and opportunities for randomized coffee trials.
|Date||Time||Title and Presenter|
|Wednesday, February 6, 2019||2:00-3:00 p.m. EST|| |
"Challenges and Opportunities in Team Science"
Director, Science of Team Science (SciTS)
|Wednesday, February 13, 2019||2:00-3:00 p.m. EST|| |
"Challenges with Bridging Knowledge Domains"
Director, Toolbox Dialogue Initiative
|Wednesday, February 20, 2019||1:00-2:00 p.m. EST|| |
"NCATS View of the Future of Collaboration"
Director, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences
|Tuesday, February 26, 2019|| |
"Taking a Treatment Development Perspective on Evaluating and Disseminating 'Best Practices' in Team Science"
Director, Creative Scientist Workshop, UB Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
11:00 AM EST Start/Welcome
11:10 AM EST Overview
11:30 AM EST Initial Problem Formulation
12:30 PM EST Lunch Break
1:30 PM EST Review Challenge Areas
2:00 PM EST Develop Initial Ideas
3:00 PM EST Break
3:30 PM EST Feedback
4:45 PM EST Plan for Wednesday
5:00 PM EST End
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
11:00 AM EST Start/Welcome
11:20 AM EST Soapboxes
11:30 AM EST Discuss Comments
12:00 PM EST Lunch Break
1:00 PM EST Make Connections
1:30 PM EST Discuss Connections
2:30 PM EST Break
3:00 PM EST Final Revisions to Ideas
4:00 PM EST Final Presentations
4:30 PM EST Closing Comments
5:00 PM EST End
Collaboration and team science are at the core of the NCATS/CTSA mission, and the consortium has developed numerous candidate “best practices” for fostering collaboration, building better teams, understanding team process, and assessing the process and outcomes of team science. However, the evidence supporting these “best practices” is weak in comparison to the evidence standards we commonly employ as clinical and translational scholars, in part due to the type of study designs and methods used to evaluate current practices. The time has come to shift the paradigm from reliance on case studies and consensus reports to advance the science of team science (SciTS) through evaluation of efficacy, effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and acceptability of promising approaches and methods.
In brief, we aim to lay the foundation for that next generation of SciTS. Of course, we will need to move thoughtfully but efficiently in exploring the problem space and generating and combining promising ideas if we are to create early-stage sketches of proposals for funded white papers, follow-up meetings, and research grants. To this end, we will use pre-workshop activities to set the stage and employ excellent facilitators and technology to maximize progress during the meeting.
This workshop is for those who want to be part of building the next generation of the science of team science, including rigorous evaluation of promising team science interventions and methods. This is not the workshop to figure out how you can be a better collaborator, though you may learn a bit about that along the way. Attendees will include, but not be limited to, the following:
The Creative Scientist Workshop is not a standard conference. The facilitated workshop format employs a creative problem-solving approach now being used by NSF, NIH and NCATS to catalyze scientific innovation. As a participant, you will:
This year we are taking the bold step of going 100% virtual, so you can attend from anywhere. Using a suite of videoconferencing and collaboration tools, we will keep the best of workshops (including stimulating talks, small-group interactions, and the opportunity to 'chat' and catch up with other attendees). We will get rid of the need to spend large amounts of time and money on transportation and lodging, and reduce the carbon footprint of the workshop.
If you have questions, contact Erin O'Byrne with the Clinical and Translational Science Institute.
Research reported in this program was supported by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences of the National Institutes of Health under award number UL1TR001412 to the University at Buffalo. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the NIH.