Guillaume Paré is a professional working in responsible research conduct for fifteen years, he has acted as an advisor to the Director of Research and Innovation and as the person in charge of responsible research conduct at Polytechnique Montréal since the end of 2019 after more than 11 years spent at the University of Montreal. At UdeM, he held the positions of research ethics advisor (2008-2018) and research within the contracts and partnerships team (2019).
Hanan Abdel-Akher is a Senior Policy Analyst with the Secretariat on Responsible Conduct of Research. Her role includes interpreting the second edition of Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans, developing new ethics guidance in response to emerging issues, and familiarizing the research community with the Policy through outreach and education. Prior to joining the Secretariat, Hanan was Program Officer at the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) delivering various grants and scholarships programs at the Scholarships and Fellowships as well as Strategic Grants directorates of NSERC. Hanan holds a Master in Public Ethics, a joint program of the University of Ottawa and Saint Paul University. She completed several graduate courses towards a Master of Business Administration, and earned a graduate certificate in Program Evaluation at the University of Ottawa.