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Programme

Programme

N.B. Preliminary programme, subject to change.

 

19 September 2017

11.00-13.00

Registrations open

 

 

12.00-13.00

Lunch

 

 

13.00-14.30

Session 1

 

Welcome from the Postdocs of Cambridge (PdOC) Society

 

Welcome from Prof Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge

Welcome from Dr Rob Wallach, Director of the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPdA), University of Cambridge

 

Talk: The Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers - Dr Katie Wheat, Professional Development Manager, Vitae

Talk: The Bratislava Declaration of Young Researchers - Speaker TBA

 

14.30-15.00

Coffee break

 

 

15.00-16.30

Session 2

 

Workshop (small groups): Input into the review of the Concordat

 

 

16.30-16.45

Group photo

 

 

19.00

Drinks and dinner at Peterhouse

 

 

20 September 2017

8.30-9.00

Early morning coffee

 

 

9.00-10.30

Session 3 - In collaboration with the UKRSA

 

Talk and Workshop: The impact of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) on postdocs - Louise Stephen (UKRSA)

 

10.30-11.00

Coffee break

 

 

11.00-12.30

Session 4

 

Workshop: Discussion about outcomes from workshop on the Concordat

Talk: Reflections and wrap-up

 

 

12.30-13.30

Lunch

 

 

14.00-16.00

Panel discussion: Institutional Perspectives

 

Candace Hassall, Head of Researcher Affairs, the Wellcome Trust

 

Liz Elvidge, Head of Postdoc Development, Imperial College London

 

Linda Holliday, Director of Capacity and Skills Development, MRC

 

David McAllister, Head of Skills and Careers, BBSRC

 

Jo Dally, Head of Research Landscape Policy, the Royal Society

 

Additional speakers TBA

Upcoming events

Yoga class

Aug 22, 2017

Eastwood Room, PDoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane, CB2 1SB

PdOC Film Night - 'Suddenly'

Aug 24, 2017

Postdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1SB

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