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Date and Time

17 Nov 2017 - 18 Nov 2017


Boston University, Boston, MA, USA

Organizer Details

Organizer(s): Future of Research

Event Details

Future of Research, a nationwide grassroots advocacy group comprised of Early Career Researchers (ECRs) including graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, industry scientists and junior faculty is hosting a 1-and-a-half day symposium focused on training ECRs to develop skills to self-advocate for their training and career development needs. The goal of this symposium is to promote the inclusion of early career scientists in leadership positions to ensure their representation during decision-making conversations that affect the future of the scientific enterprise.

Keynote speakers: Nick Shockey, Director of Programs & Engagement at SPARC; and Kenneth Gibbs Jr.,  Program Director in the Divisions of Training, Workforce Development and Diversity, and Genetics and Developmental Biology at NIGMS.

Find out more at the Future of Research Symposium website.