Career Event in Zurich: Talent Development and Professional Support of Researchers' Careers

EU Grants Access is the joint office of the ETH Zurich and University of Zurich for supporting EU funding applications. It also supports researchers through its role as a EURAXESS Service Centre. It will run a careers event on June 5. See below for more details. Registration is open until 25.5.18.

Talent Development and Professional Support of Researchers' Careers

Date & Time: June 5, 2018, 09h30 – 16h30

Location: Aula of the University of Zurich, Rämistrasse 71, 8001 Zurich

Moderation: Sibylle Hodel, EU GrantsAccess


  9.30   Registration

10.15   Welcome

                   Prof. Michael Schaepman, Vice President for Veterinary Medicine
                    and Science of the University of Zurich

10.30   Keynote Speech: Risk, Talent and Innovation

                   Tobias Degsell, Combiner, Sweden

11.30   The Talent Development Suite: A Tool for Career Development of
             Experienced Researchers Presentation and Demonstration

                    Dr Alexandra Zingg, Research Manager EU GrantsAccess

12.15   My Career Story 1

                    Dr Loredana Malafronte, Food Process Engineering, ETH Zurich

12.30   Networking Lunch

13.30   Career Services for PostDocs and PhDs

                    Dr Roger Gfrörer, Career Services of the University of Zurich

14.00   My Career Story 2

                    Prof Dr Lawrence Rajendran, Head of Cell- and System Biology,
                    Institute for Regenerative Medicine of the University of Zurich

14.15   EURAXIND for Career Development

                    Emma Day, Project Manager Vitae, UK

14.45   Short Coffee Break

15.00   Panel Discussion: Career Support for the Research Careers of the Future

                    - Kathrine Vangen, International Senior Advisor, Norwegian

                       University of Science and Technology
                    - Dr Martin Roszkowski, President Association of the Scientific
                       Staff of ETH Zurich (AVETH)
                    - Prof. Sebastian Jessberger, Group Leader, Director, Brain
                       Research Institute, University of Zurich

16.00   Take Home Message and Outlook  

                    Kitty Fehringer, European Commission, DG RTD, Project Officer
                    of Euraxess T.O.P.III

16.30   Apéro

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