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  1. Introductions:
    John Tsapogas

  2. Conflicts-of-interest & Confidentiality:
    Robin Clay

  3. PIRE Program Highlights:
    John Tsapogas

  4. Merit Review Criteria:
    Joan Frye

  5. Implicit Bias Presentation:
    Joan Frye

  6. Panel Activities and Outputs:
    Joan Frye

  7. Interactive Panel System Overview:
    Joan Frye

  8. Questions & Answers:
    Joan Frye, John Tsapogas and Margaret-Anne Wampamba

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