2018PPI 2 Program Agenda
 2018 Postdoctoral Preparation Institute (2018 PPI)
JW Marriott Minneapolis Mall of America, Minneapolis, Minnesota
June 1-3, 2018 • Program-At-A-Glance
(#2018PPI on Twitter)

 
Friday, June 1, 2018
 
8:00p - 5:00p  
2018 PPI Management Desk Open
  -  Advance Registration Check-In; Pick-up written CV/resume critiques
Location: TBC
 
8:00p - 12:00p
Scheduled one-on-one CV/resume critiques/Career counseling Sessions
Advanced sign-up required; for registered 2018 PPI participants only
Location: TBC
 
11:55p - 12:00p
Welcome, Overview and Introductions; Speaker: Dr. L'Aurelle Johnson; University of Minnesota 
Location: TBC

12:00p - 1:00p
Next Gen PhDs and Careers; Speaker: Philip Clifford, PhD, University of Illinois, Chicago
Location: TBC

1:00p - 1:45p
Networking and Getting Your Foot in the Door (panel); Speaker: Jim Sterling, PhD, Keck Graduate Institute
KGI Alumni Panel: TBC
Location: TBC

1:45p - 2:00p
Bio-break/Networking opportunity

2:00p - 3:30p
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: TBC

3:30p - 5:30p
Career Presentation TBD
Speaker:  Sharon Milgram, PhD; National Institutes of Health, Office of Intramural Training & Education
Location: TBC

5:30p - Until....
Minneapolis/Mall of America Dining - Dinner On Your Own (Minneapolis, MN)


Saturday, June 2, 2018

6:00a - 8:00a
Minneapolis/Mall of America Dining - Breakfast On Your Own (Minneapolis, MN)

7:00a - 8:00a
2018 PPI Management Desk Open
Location: TBC

8:00a - 8:05a
Welcome, Overview and Introductions; Speaker: Dr. L'Aurelle Johnson; University of Minnesota 
Location: TBC

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: TBC

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: TBC

12:00p-1:00p
Minneapolis/Mall of America Dining - Lunch On Your Own (Minneapolis, MN)

1:00p - 2:30p
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: TBC

2:30p - 2:45p
Bio-break/Networking opportunity
 
2:45p - 4:45p
NIH F and K Awards: Navigating NIH Programs to Advance Your Career
Speaker:  Henry Khachaturian, PhD; National Institutes of Health, Office of Extramural Programs
Location: TBC

4:45p
Wrap-up Session/Adjourn

5:00p - Until...
Minneapolis/Mall of America Dining - Dinner On Your Own (Minneapolis, MN)


Sunday, June 2, 2018


5:00a - 12:00p
Check-out JW Marriott Minneapolis Mall of America.  Safe travels!


TBC = To Be Confirmed (meeting room assigned by JW Marriott Minneapolis Mall of America)


Travel Awards will be provided to all eligible applicants
who are selected/approved to participate in the 2018 PPI.

 
 
The 2018 Postdoctoral Preparation Institute is funded by a grant from the
National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health.  [T36 GM0008637]




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Updated: 01/08/18