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: From Ideas to Reality: 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, Postdoctoral Researcher, Food Process Engineering, ETH Zurich

12.30   Networking Lunch

13.30   Career Services for PostDocs and PhDs or Postdoc is not a career

                    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 - Careers Beyond Academia

                    Emma Day, Project Manager Vitae, United Kingdom


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

                   -Dr. Claudine Leysinger, General Manager of the Graduate                    Campus of the University of Zurich
                   -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. Dr. Sebastian Jessberger, Group Leader, Director, Brain                    Research Institute, University of Zurich


16.00   Take Home Message  

                    Sofia Karakostas, Co-Head of Office EU GrantsAccess

16.30   Apéro