The joint 14th iCACGP Quadrennial Symposium/15th IGAC Science Conference (iCACGP-IGAC 2018) offers a program for Early Career Scientists aimed at fostering professional relationships and collaboration among the next generation of researchers. All students and scientists within three years of completing their PhD are invited to participate in the events. All events are free for early career scientists.
Early Career Scientists have the opportunity to attend the following events throughout the week of iCACGP-IGAC 2018:
*Please note that some events (2,4, and 5) require sign up by FRIDAY 24 AUGUST.*
- Special talk by Prof. Yuan Tseh Lee
A special talk for early career scientists entitled “Dare to be Different” by Nobel Laureate Prof. Y.T. Lee will be held on Tuesday 25 September 2018 (12:45-13:45, plenary room). Prof. Lee received a Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1986 for his contributions to the dynamics of chemical elementary processes. He is currently serving as the President Emeritus and Distinguished Research Fellow at Academia Sinica, Taiwan. His talk will definitely be a source of inspiration for the younger generation of scientists. Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity.
- Early Career Mixer Sign up here…!!!
An Early Career Mixer is planned onTuesday evening 25 September 2018 (19:30-21:00, Tent Square) as a get-together for all early career scientists. This mixer will serve as an excellent opportunity for meeting and networking with other early career scientists attending iCACGP-IGAC 2018.
- Talks focused on a variety of career skills
Soft skills including such topics as time management, leadership skills, and social media are integral parts of science. You will experience some exciting talks on developing soft skills on Wednesday 26 September 2018 (12:45-13:45, plenary room) by some recognized leaders. These talks are intended to help early career scientists develop essential skills for their work and daily life.
- Excursion Sign up here…!!
Take advantage of the free afternoon with an excursion along with other early career scientists.An excursion to the Kompira shrine and Tamamo park has been arranged for early career scientists on Thursday 27 September 2018 (13:30-18:00).
- Lunch with established scientists Sign up here…!!!
To provide an opportunity for early career scientists to connect with established scientists, the early career program at iCACGP-IGAC 2018 provides a lunch on Friday 28 September 2018 (12:45-13:45, Tent Square). This lunch will facilitate closer interactions between early career and established scientists.
- Early Career Presentation Awards
Throughout the week early career scientists’ poster and oral presentations will be judged. The awards for the early career scientists poster and oral presentations will be given out during the closing ceremonies on Saturday.
Make the most out of iCACGP-IGAC 2018 and participate in the iCACGP-IGAC 2018 Early Career Program!iCACGP-IGAC2018 Early Career Program Announcement