2017PPI Program
 2017 Postdoctoral Preparation Institute (2017 PPI)
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, Maryland
August 10-11, 2017 • Program-At-A-Glance
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Wednesday, August 9, 2017
 
4:00p - Until...     Guest check-in at Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center (National Harbor, MD)


Thursday, August 10, 2017
 
6:00a - 8:00a      National Harbor Dining - Breakfast On Your Own (National Harbor, MD)

7:00a - 8:00a      Advance Registration Check-In; Pick-up written CV/resume critiques
                              Location: Foyer for Chesapeake Conference Room J/K/L; Ballroom Level

8:00a - 8:05a      Welcome and Introductions; Speaker: Dr. L'Aurelle Johnson; University of Minnesota 
                              Location: Chesapeake Conference Room J/K; Ballroom Level

8:05a - 9:30a      SciPhD: Preparing for Professional Careers: An Introduction to Industry Careers (interactive workshop)
                              Conducted by Randall Ribaudo, PhD; CEO Human Workflows, LLC, Co-founder SciPhD.com    
                              Location: Chesapeake Conference Room J/K; Ballroom Level

9:30a - 9:45a       Bio-break/Networking opportunity

9:45a - 12:00p      SciPhD: Preparing for Professional Careers: Deciphering Job Ads, Developing Targeted Résumés,
                                 Preparing for Interviewing, etc. 
                                Conducted by Randall Ribaudo, PhD; CEO Human Workflows, LLC, Co-founder SciPhD.com
                                Location: Chesapeake Conference Room J/K; Ballroom Level

12:00p-1:30p       National Harbor Dining - Lunch On Your Own (National Harbor, MD)

1:30p - 3:00p       SciPhD:  Preparing for Professional Careers:  Essential Communication for Scientists -
                               Tools for Building and Leveraging Your Network
(interactive workshop)
                              Conducted by Randall Ribaudo, PhD; CEO Human Workflows, LLC, Co-founder SciPhD.com and
                               Larry Petcovic, MS; Human Workflows, LLC, Co-founder SciPhD.com 
                              
Location: Chesapeake Conference Room J/K; Ballroom Level

3:00p - 3:15p       Bio-break/Networking opportunity

3:15p - 4:15p       But I Have No Skills! Exploring Myths & Exploring Career Options for PhDs
                               Speaker: John P. Lombardo, PhD, LPC; LifeWork Choices
                               Location: Chesapeake Conference Room J/K; Ballroom Level

4:15p - 5:15p       Attitudes in Academic and Employment Achievement;
                               Speakers: John P. Lombardo, PhD, LPC; LifeWork Choices; and Judy Blumenthal, PhD
                               Location: Chesapeake Conference Room J/K; Ballroom Level

5:15p - Until...      National Harbor Dining - Dinner On Your Own (National Harbor, MD)

6:00p - 9:00p       One-on-One Follow-up CV/Resume critiques/career counseling sessions with career coaches;
                                Advanced sign-up required; for registered 2017 PPI participants only
                               Location: Chesapeake Conference Room L; Ballroom Level

Friday, August 11, 2017

6:00a - 8:00a      National Harbor Dining - Breakfast On Your Own (National Harbor, MD)

7:00a - 4:00p      2017 PPI Management Desk Open

8:00a - 9:00a      Next Gen PhDs and Careers; Speaker: Philip Clifford, PhD, University of Illinois, Chicago
                              Location: Chesapeake Conference Room J/K; Ballroom Level

9:00a - 9:45a      Networking and Getting Your Foot in the Door (panel); Speaker: Jim Sterling, PhD, Keck Graduate Institute
                               KGI Alumni Panel: Dr. Krishna Ramaswamy, Dovel Technologies;  Dr. Arundhati Ghosh, AstraZeneca, PLC
                                Location: Chesapeake Conference Room J/K; Ballroom Level

9:45a - 10:15a    Bio-break/Networking opportunity

10:15a - 11:45a  The Art of Negotiation (an interactive workshop to develop or enhance your negotiation skills)
                              Conducted by: Debra Behrens, PhD; University of California, Berkeley, Career Center
                               Location: Chesapeake Conference Room J/K; Ballroom Level

11:45a - 1:00p     National Harbor Dining - Lunch On Your Own (National Harbor, MD)

1:00p - 3:00p       NIH F and K Awards: Navigating NIH Programs to Advance Your Career
                               Speakers:  Henry Khachaturian, PhD; National Institutes of Health, Office of Extramural Programs
                               Location: Chesapeake Conference Room J/K; Ballroom Level

3:00p        Wrap-up Session/Adjourn
Travel Awards will be provided to all eligible applicants
who are selected to participate in the 2017 PPI.

 
 
The 2017 Postdoctoral Preparation Institute is funded by a grant from the
National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health.  [T36 GM008059 and T36 GM0008637]


 
Last Updated: 08/10/17