Registration is now open!

The 2019 INSPIRE Research Symposium will be held on October 2-3, 2019. Learn more about the INSPIRE program and results of health literacy, colorectal cancer knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and much more in American Samoa!

Please register by clicking here.

Oral & Poster Abstract Submission

We are accepting abstracts for consideration for oral and poster presentations on October 3rd. If you or your organization have a research project to share, please click here to fill out a registration form. You must register first to submit an abstract. The submission deadline is August 30th, 2019. The symposium organizers will notify you if your abstract has been selected.


Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019

8:00 am Registration/Breakfast

9:00 am Welcoming Remarks

9:30 am Keynote address: Honorable Andra Samoa

Honorable Andra Samoa

10:00 am INSPIRE Project Overview, Building Capacity, Translation/Adaptation, RDS Implementation, Samoan Results, English Results Q & A panel

12:00 pm Lunch (provided)

1:00 pm Group exercises, putting data into practice, overcoming challenges, participant sharing.

2:00 pm Day 1 Closing

Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

8:00 am Registration/Breakfast

9:00 am Welcoming

9:30 am Featured Speaker: Dr. Randall Holcombe

Dr. Randall Holcombe: Director UH Cancer Center

10:00 am Local and Regional Research Programs and Opportunities

12:00 pm Lunch

1:00 pm Group Exercises, building collaboration within our community, enhancing the benefits of community research.

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INSPIRE model of building research capacity in American Samoa. “Le Fale o So’ofa’atasiga” represents the collaboration needed to support research in Fa’a Samoa, or in a cultural manner.