Interagency Briefing – Data Collection, Compilation, Communication, and Reporting for USDA/EPA Projects/Studies


June 30, 2022


11:00 am EST


Online (Zoom Webinar)

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Briefing Overview

This interagency briefing is scheduled for 40-minutes maximum and will address agency challenges with R&D data integrity and provide best practices for effective design protocols to ensure data quality that minimizes data cleansing delays and costs.

Included in this briefing will be a design review of the e-Study iAdvantage platform used in support of USDA/EPA studies with strict regulatory compliance and 100% data integrity requirements. The review will include design protocols that can be utilized in scientific studies and trials as well as surveys that require high levels of data integrity with real-time oversight for R&D project management.

Recommended attending personnel will include:

  • SES leadership support personnel
  • Program personnel responsible for maximizing agency R&D program effectiveness
  • Procurement personnel responsible for R&D contracts

Briefing Agenda

11:00 AM – Topical Overview: Data Collection, Compilation, Communication, and Reporting for USDA & EPA Projects/Studies

  • Data Collection Challenges
  • Effective Design Framework
  • Integrating Scientific Methodology

11:05 AM – Why Are We Here?

  • Agency Big Data Challenges
  • Getting to the true value of data
  • Mitigating Lack of Trust

11:10 AM – Data Collection Framework

  • Integrating Scientific Methodology
  • Design
  • Collection
  • Reporting

11:20 AM – EPA and USDA Safety & Efficacy Case Studies

  • Monsanto Malathion
  • Bayer
  • BASF

11:30 AM – Questions & Answers

11:35 AM – Procurement & Funding Options

11:40 AM – Closing Remarks


Jamie Blackburn
iAdvantage Software, Inc.
Director of Software Development

About the speakers

Jamie Blackburn (Director of Software Development at iAdvantage Software, Inc.) brings more than 30+ years of experience to his job of assisting research, clinical, and commercial clients to create and implement business solutions. A knowledge transfer expert, he helps the organizations to identify their program goals and create a platform that delivers on those needs. He uses his background and experience in instructional design, process engineering, and systems delivery as the core of a systematic approach to ensure that business requirements, not technology, are kept at the center of focus. Previously, he has been President of Pstrat, a marketing and delivery company, Vice President of Learning Operations for Synaptis, a knowledge transfer company located in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, and a former director for GlaxoSmithKline, where he led several key enterprise-wide interactive programs that drove top-line revenue for brand teams.

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