NIH Tribal Consultation — June 24, 2019

National Institutes of Health Tribal Consultation on Intellectual Property in Biomedical Research

Agenda

9:00 am - 12:00 pm Pacific Time

Hosted by NIH and National Congress of American Indians (NCAI)
Nugget Casino and Resort
1100 Nugget Avenue, Sparks, NV 89431
Room: Sierra 1 (Second Floor)

Schedule        Topic Presenter/Facilitator
9:00 – 9:05 am Opening Blessing Aaron Payment, M.P.A., M.Ed., Ed.D.
Tribal Chairperson, Sault Ste.
Marie of Chippewa Indians
9:05 – 9:15 am Welcome and Introductions
  • Opening Remarks
  • Introductions
  • Consultation Procedures
David R. Wilson, Ph.D
Director, NIH Tribal Health Research Office

Aaron Payment, M.P.A., M.Ed., Ed.D.
Chairperson, NIH Tribal Advisory Committee (TAC)
Tribal Chairperson, Sault Ste. Marie of Chippewa Indians
9:15 – 9:35 am NIH Programs and Policies on Intellectual Property
Purpose: This session is designed for NIH to provide a brief overview and allow time for dialogue, testimony, and questions/answers. If you have written testimony, please submit for the record. Please provide a brief summary of full testimony.
  • Intellectual Property in NIH-funded biomedical research
  • NIH Intellectual Property Programs and Policies, and implications for American Indians/Alaska Natives and Tribal Nations
Inventions, Patents, and NIH Intellectual Property Policies
Mark L. Rohrbaugh, Ph.D., J.D.
Director, Technology Transfer and Innovation,
Office of Science Policy, NIH
9:35 – 9:45 am Break  
9:45 – 11:30 am Tribal Discussion, Comments, Issues, Testimony, Priorities
Purpose: This session is designed to allow time for dialogue, testimony, and questions/answers for programs and topics not covered above. If you have written testimony, please submit for the record. Please provide a brief summary of full testimony.

NIH will be adhering to the Tribal Consultation Policy which established a presentation/speaker protocol. This ensures that the highest ranking official from each respective tribe is given the opportunity to address the session first, followed by other elected officials, those designated by their elected official to represent Indian Tribes and representatives of Indian/Tribal Organizations.

The order in which we will follow is:
  1. Tribal President/Chairperson/Governor
  2. Tribal Vice-President/Vice-Chairperson/Lt. Governor
  3. Elected or Appointed Tribal Official
  4. Designated Tribal Official (Official letter from the Indian Tribe designating a representative must be presented to NIH before the session begins)
Aaron Payment, M.P.A., M.Ed., Ed.D.,
Chairperson, NIH Tribal Advisory Committee (TAC)
Tribal Chairperson, Sault Ste. Marie of Chippewa Indians
11:30 – 11:50 am Wrap Up and Next Steps David R. Wilson, Ph.D.

Aaron Payment, M.P.A., M.Ed., Ed.D.
11:50 am – 12:00 pm Closing Prayer Aaron Payment, M.P.A., M.Ed., Ed.D.
Tribal Chairperson, Sault Ste.
Marie of Chippewa Indians

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