Registration and Webinars

CARA Webinars  are $90 (plus tax) for members/$125 (plus tax) for non-members/$700 (plus tax) group rate for up to 10 registrants, unless otherwise noted. Members receive a discount when registering for a series. After March 31, 2015, CARA webinars will only be open to CARA members .

Webinars typically start right on time so please log-in a few minutes early. The meeting room opens 15-30 minutes in advance.

All webinars below have spots available unless otherwise noted. CARA has several webinars each month so please visit this page often! In 2014 CARA offered 71 webinars to its membership at discounted rates, including 19 free webinars. CARA volunteers are also able to access 2 webinars of their choice per year at no cost.

Interested in presenting a webinar to CARA members? Please email executive_director@cara-acaar.ca and read about our volunteer recognition on the Volunteers page.

  

Upcoming Webinars

The True Cost of Doing Research ($90 for members, $125 for non-members)

Led by Sharon Wu
March 9, 2015 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. EST.

The Basics of Proposal Writing: The Journey to Yes ($90 for members, $125 for non-members)

Led by S. Leslie McIntosh
March 10, 2015 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. EST

Social Media ($90 for members, $125 for non-members)

Led by Krista Jensen
March 13, 2015 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. EST

Ethical Considerations in Research with Aboriginal Peoples: Why it is Needed, What it Involves and Why I am the One to Speak on the Topic ($90 for members, $125 for non-members)

Led by Kate Beamer
March 23, 2015 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. EST

Welcome to CARA (free for members and those interested in learning about CARA)

Led by Anita Sham and Sarah Lampson
March 24, 2015 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. EST

Animals In Research ($90 for members, $125 for non-members)

Led by Dean Smith, author, Managing the Research University and Understanding Authority in Higher Education
March 25, 2015 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. EST

Research Facilitation in Health Care Organizations: Challenges and Successful Strategies ($90 for members, $125 for non-members)

Led by Magdalena Newman and Susan Chunick
March 26, 2015 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. EST

TBA (Clinical Research Ethics topic) ($90 for members, $125 for non-members)

Led by Alice Virani
March 31, 2015 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. EST

Altmetric Webinar (waiting list)

Led by Sara Rouhi
April 7, 2015 

Career, Confidence and a Confidante: the Role of Mentorship (free for members)

Led by Frances Chandler, CARA President
April 8, 2015 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. EDT.

Save the date: April 14/15 for a tech transfer topic 
($90 for members)

Enhancing Research Impact

Led by Alison Ariss
April 13, 2015

Tech Transfer Topic

Led by Shelley King
April 14, 2015

Overcoming the Challenges of Departmental Research Administration

Led by Karilee Whiteway
April 15, 2015

From a Federal Budget Announcement to a Funding Competition: How Budget Policy Becomes a CFI Competition (free for members) (waiting list)

Led by Guy Levesque, Director of Programs, CFI
April 16, 2015 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. EDT.

Navigating a Changing Research Landscape

Led by Jeremy McLaughlin and Andrew Nagy
​April 20, 2015

Networking for Introverts (free for CARA members)

Led by Katie Porter, Manager, Research Contracts, Hamilton Health Sciences and Sarah Lampson, CARA ED, co-authors Steer Your Career: A Research Administrator's Manual for Mapping Success and The A-Z Guide to Research Contract Review
May 11, 2015 at 12:00-12:45 p.m. EDT

Costing and Pricing a Funding Proposal

Led by Robyn Roscoe, Bsc, PMP
June 15, 2015 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. EDT.

Financial Project Management

Led by Robyn Roscoe, Bsc, PMP
June 24, 2015 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. EDT.

Data Migration Strategy (Human Ethics Applications) ($90 for members)

Led by Kate Williams, Manager of Research Ethics and Compliance, University of Calgary
September 14, 2015 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. EDT.

Leadership Lessons (Advanced Project Management certificate, Part 1 of 2) ($90 or $75 each if you register for parts 1 and 2)

Led by Robyn Roscoe, BSc, PMP
September 28, 2015 at 12:00-1:30 p.m. Eastern.

Research Project Management (Advanced Project Management certificate, Part 2 of 2) ($90 or $75 each if you register for parts 1 and 2)

Led by Robyn Roscoe, BSc, PMP
October 5, 2015 at 12:00-1:30 p.m. Eastern.

What's In a Word: Key Terms in Research Contracts (Introduction to Research Contracts certificate, Part 1 of 3) ($90 or $75 each if you register for parts 1, 2 and 3)

Led by Katie Porter, co-author The A-Z Guide to Research Contract Review
October 7, 2015 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. Eastern.

Advanced Grantscrafting

Led by Dawn McArthur
October 8, 2015 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. Eastern.

Understanding the Differences in Contracts for Academic and Clinical Research (Introduction to Research Contracts certificate, Part 2 of 3) ($90 or $75 each if you register for parts 1, 2 and 3)

Led by Katie Porter, co-author The A-Z Guide to Research Contract Review
October 14, 2015 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. Eastern.

The Two Way Street: Basic Negotiation Techniques (Introduction to Research Contracts certificate, Part 3 of 3) ($90 or $75 each if you register for parts 1, 2 and 3)

Led by Katie Porter, co-author The A-Z Guide to Research Contract Review
October 22, 2015 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. Eastern.

Managing in All Directions ($90 for members)

Led by Robyn Roscoe, BSc, PMP
October 26, 2015 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. Eastern.

Consciously Cultivating Happiness (free for members)

Led by Katie Porter, co-author The A-Z Guide to Research Contract Review and Steer Your Career: A Reserach Administrator's Manual for Mapping Success
December 7, 2015 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. Eastern.

Annual Conference

CARA's 2015 Annual Conference will be held in Toronto from Sunday May 24th until May 27 at the Royal York.

CARA's 2014 Annual Conference was held in Ottawa, June 15-18, 2014. CARA members may access presentation slides and posters via our Othree portal.

Congratulations to Katie Porter from Hamilton Health Sciences for winning the 2014 Process Pathways Poster Competition.