PhD-students in Denmark from all universities and fields of study were invited to a one-day seminar about career planning and the transition from PhD to postdoc.
The seminar took place in The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters on Thursday 11 may 2017.
08:45 Registration and coffee
09:15 Welcome and introduction by Nina Lock, Ida Moltke and Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard, members of Det Unge Akademi (DUA) and organizers of the seminar
09:30 Professor Flemming Besenbacher, chairman of The Carlsberg Foundation: From PhD to postdoc: make the right choices!
10:00 Associate professor Dorthe Gert Simonsen, chairperson of The Danish Council for Independent Research | Humanities (FKK) and Klaus Ammitzbøll, program advisor at Innovation Fund Denmark: Postdoc funding - opportunities and requirements
Vice-Dean for Research at Science and Technology Søren Rud Keiding, Aarhus University: Carreer planning by misbehaving?
12:00 Katrine Skeby, researcher at Novozymes: Postdoc - following you heart
13:30 Professor Anne Katrine de Hemmer Gudme, member of DUA: A difficult courtship - or how to play hard to get
Senior researcher Birgitte Kornum, member of DUA: Translational research into sleep disorders - a winding career path
14:30 Associate professor Hussam Nour-Eldin, member of DUA: Step by step towards an associate professorship
Discussion and evaluation
16:00 Beer+soda and thanks for coming