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Programme

Programme

N.B. Preliminary programme, subject to change.

 

19 September 2017

11.00

Registrations open

 

 

12.00-13.00

Lunch

 

 

13.00-14.30

Session 1

 

Chair: Dr Adina Feldman, chair of the National Postdoc Meeting organising committee

 

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 - Dr Miguel Jorge, Lecturer, University of Strathclyde and co-author, the Bratislava Declaration.

 

14.30-15.00

Coffee break

 

 

15.00-16.30

Session 2

 

Workshop I: 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 II: The impact of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) on postdocs - Dr Louise Stephen, UKRSA

 

10.30-11.00

Coffee break

 

 

11.00-12.30

Session 4

 

Chairs: Dr Adina Feldman and Dr Louise Stephen

 

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

 

Chair: Prof Eilís Ferran, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Institutional Affairs, University of Cambridge

 

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

 

Upcoming events

PdOC Club Night - 29 September @ Vinyl

Sep 29, 2018

Ta Bouche (10-15 Market Passage, Cambridge CB2 3PF), then Vinyl (22 Sidney St, Cambridge CB2 3HG)

Pub Night, September 30 @ Maypole

Sep 30, 2018

The Maypole, 20A Portugal Pl, Cambridge CB5 8AF

Arun Ghosh Quintet at Hidden Rooms

Oct 11, 2018

Hidden Rooms, 7b Jesus Ln, Cambridge CB5 8BA

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