REGISTER HERE FOR 2019 UIC PDA CAREER DEVELOPMENT SYMPOSIUM

The third iteration of the annual UIC PDA Career Development Symposium will be held on Friday, September 13th, 2019.

This annual symposium, organised by the Postdoctoral Association (PDA) since 2017, gathers postdocs and graduate students from across the greater Chicago area to connect, network, collaborate and learn about different PhD career paths. The goal is to educate postdocs and graduate students about careers in academia, industry, communications, business, and beyond. The PDA brings in outstanding speakers and panelists to come share their experience to inspire budding postdocs and graduate students into fulfilling careers. 

September 13, 2019
12:00pm - 7:00pm   

University of Illinois at Chicago
M.M. Thompson Room ABC
Student Center West
828 South Wolcott Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612


Preliminary Schedule:

12:00pm

Inauguration of Symposium and Opening Remarks

12:30pm

Keynote Address

Adam Ruben, PhD, writer, comedian, storyteller, science communicator, and molecular biologist

1:30pm

Lunch Break and Informal Networking with Speakers, Sponsors, and Panelists

2:30pm

Career Track Panels

  • Medical Writing Careers
  • Careers in Industry (Bench & Technical) 
  • Legal & Compliance Careers
3:30pm

Coffee Break

4:00pm

Career Track Panels

  • Policy & Advocacy Careers
  • Careers in Industry (Off-the-bench)
  • Data Science Careers
5:00pm

Reception and Networking Event

 


Sponsors

Administrative Sponsors:

 

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Platinum Level Sponsors:

 

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Gold Level Sponsors:

Silver Level Sponsors: 

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Bronze Level Sponsors: 

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Partners:


Please contact us at uic.pda@gmail.com if you have any questions.