Virtual Career Networking Night

Unsure about your career options? Got a Ph.D.?

Join us for the first virtual Postdoc Career Networking Night, jointly organized by the Postdoctoral Associations of UBC Vancouver, UBC Okanagan and SFU as well as the BC Cancer Agency Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Fellow Society.

Connect and network with professionals in academia, industry and companies in an informal setting.

When:  March 1st, 2022, 4pm – 7pm
Where: Virtual (Zoom)

Register here*!
*Limited spots available

This event features panel discussions on academic and non-academic careers, and networking opportunities with representatives from companies.

Panelists include:
– Dr. Anna Blakney, Assistant Professor, Michael Smith Laboratories, UBC
– Dr. David Anekwe, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine, UBC
– Dr. Carolina Tropini, Assistant Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering & Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology, UBC

– Dr. Mike Kennefick, Business Development Specialist at Mitacs
– Dr. Rouh Shafaei, Project Manager- Electric Vehicle Infrastructure, Future Grid & Modernization, Integrated Planning at BC Hydro

Representatives will be joining from:
– Aspects Biosystems
– Bayer 
– EarthDaily Analytics
– D-Wave
– 1QBit 
– Good Chemistry
– Microsoft

16:00 – 16:15 Welcome
16:15 – 16:30 Introduction of participating companies (Main room) (Bayer, Ocean wise, 1QBit, Fortinet, Earthdaily Analytics)
16:30 – 17:30 Panel Discussion (Careers in Academia) (Main room)
16:30 – 17:30 Networking with company representatives (Breakout rooms) (Bayer, Ocean wise, 1QBit, Fortinet, Earthdaily Analytics)
17:30 – 17:45 Introduction of participating companies (Breakout rooms) (D-Wave Systems, STEMCELL, Microsoft)
17:45 – 18:45 Panel Discussion (Careers in Industry) (Main room)
17:45 – 18:45 Networking with company representatives (Breakout rooms)(D-Wave Systems, STEMCELL, Microsoft)
18:45 – 19:00 Closing remark

Please email if you have any questions or concerns!

Register here*!
*Limited spots available