2018PPI 2 Program Agenda
 2018 Postdoctoral Preparation Institute (2018 PPI)
JW Marriott Minneapolis Mall of America, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Diamond Ballroom 3F-3G-3H, Level 3 (click link to view floorplan)
June 1-3, 2018 • Program-At-A-Glance (click link to view printable version)
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Friday, June 1, 2018
 
8:00a - 5:00p  
2018 PPI Management Desk Open
  -  Advance Registration Check-In; Pick-up written CV/resume critiques
Location: Diamond Ballroom 3F-3G-3H Corridor, Level 3, JW Marriott MOA
 
8:00a - 12:00p
Scheduled one-on-one CV/resume critiques/Career counseling Sessions
Advanced sign-up required; for registered 2018 PPI participants only
Location: Diamond Ballroom 3H, Level 3, JW Marriott MOA
 
11:55a - 12:00p
Welcome, Overview and Introductions; Speaker: Dr. L'Aurelle Johnson; University of Minnesota 
Location: Diamond Ballroom 3F-3G, Level 3, JW Marriott MOA

12:00p - 1:00p
Next Gen PhDs and Careers; Speaker: Philip Clifford, PhD, University of Illinois, Chicago
Location: Diamond Ballroom 3F-3G, Level 3, JW Marriott MOA

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: Diamond Ballroom 3F-3G, Level 3, JW Marriott MOA

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: Diamond Ballroom 3F-3G, Level 3, JW Marriott MOA

3:30p - 5:30p
Speaker:  Henry Khachaturian, PhD; Research Career Consulting, LLC
Location: Diamond Ballroom 3F-3G, Level 3, JW Marriott MOA
 
Scheduled one-on-one CV/resume critiques/Career counseling Sessions
Advanced sign-up required; for registered 2018 PPI participants only
Location: Diamond Ballroom 3H, Level 3, JW Marriott MOA

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)

7:30a - 3:00p
2018 PPI Management Desk Open
Location: Diamond Ballroom 3F-3G-3H Corridor, Level 3, JW Marriott MOA

8:00a - 8:05a
Welcome, Overview and Introductions; Speaker: Dr. L'Aurelle Johnson; University of Minnesota 
Location: Diamond Ballroom 3F-3G, Level 3, JW Marriott MOA

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: Diamond Ballroom 3F-3G, Level 3, JW Marriott MOA

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: Diamond Ballroom 3F-3G, Level 3, JW Marriott MOA

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: Diamond Ballroom 3F-3G, Level 3, JW Marriott MOA

2:30p - 2:45p
Group Photo

2:45p - 3:00p
Bio-break/Networking opportunity
 
Speaker:  Henry Khachaturian, PhD; Research Career Consulting, LLC
Location: Diamond Ballroom 3F-3G, Level 3, JW Marriott MOA

5:00p -5:05p
Wrap-up Session/Adjourn; Speaker: Dr. L'Aurelle Johnson; University of Minnesota 

5:05p - Until...
Minneapolis/Mall of America Dining - Dinner On Your Own (Minneapolis, MN)


Sunday, June 3, 2018


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


 


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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