Advancing the Research Enterprise to Brighten Puerto Rico's Future
Friday, March 9, 2018

Location: Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico - Ponce
Teatro Antonio Paoli
All day event! Registration required

The Twentieth Annual SAI Conference will be held on Friday, March 9, 2018 in the Teatro Antonio Paoli at the Ponce campus of the Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico.  The title of the event is Advancing the Research Enterprise to Brighten Puerto Rico's Future.
Key representatives from government, public, and private organizations will be available, as well as your colleagues—research administrators and research development professionals—representing institutions from across Puerto Rico.  

This all-day conference is a must, especially for individuals interested in interaction with government entities, contracts and agreements, research administration as a career, and/or clinical trials.  Attendees will also have the valuable opportunity to interact with speakers and gain valuable insight into a wide range of topics pertaining to externally-funded research. 
  • Carlos R. Mercader Pérez, Esq. - Executive Director, Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration
  • Roberto Torres, DHA - Director of Business Development, Puerto Rico Consortium for Clinical Investigation, PRSTRT
  • Marisol Vera, PhD, CRA - UPRM Proposal Development Unit
  • Yulissa García, PhD, CRA - Executive Officer, UPRM Sea Grant Program
  • Isabel Rosa Irizarry, JD - Grant Writer
  • Eric H. Morales, CQIA - Universidad del Turabo, SUAGM
  • Jacqueline Mullen-Hunt, MS, CFRE, CQIA - Universidad del Turabo, SUAGM
  • Evelyn Albino - UPRM Proposal Submission Unit
  • Eliadiz Loperena - UPRM Proposal Submission Unit
  • Carlos M. Rodríguez Rivera, MBA - Director, UPR Office of Research Compliance and Integrity
  • Julio Morell, MS - Principal Investigator, CARICOOS Program