11 May 2018

Agri-Food Early Career Forum

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SCI's Agri-Food Early Career Forum

SCI UK

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Synopsis

The event will have two sessions of panel discussions, each with talks from leaders in industry, academia, and science communication, followed by time for questions from attendees. Talks will cover aspects of speakers' careers, and offer advice on career development.

There will be an opportunity to display posters at the event, and showcase your research in a safe and friendly environment. Attendees are encouraged to bring a poster along, as there will be opportunities for feedback from the speakers and organisers at the event.

The event offers fantastic opportunities for networking with both academics and industry professionals working in the Agri-Food sector. A variety of networking activities will take place throughout the day, and the day will culminate in a networking reception.


Attendees
This event is planned for students and early career scientists working in the agricultural and food science fields.
Programme

Day 1 - 11th May 2018

Intro
11:00
Registration and refreshments
11:15
Welcome and introduction
Session 1: A life beyond postgrad - what to do next? Chair: Cassie Sims
11:35
Careers in UK research institutes - opportunities and personal experience Prof Lin Field, Rothamsted Research
12:00
How professional organisations can help in developing your own professional career Rhianna Jones, Institute of Food Technologies (IFT)
12:25
Taking research to a global scale Prof Tim Benton, University of Leeds
1315
Lunch and poster session
13:15
Lunch and poster session
Session 2: Stepping from academia to the private sector Chair: Nicola Caporaso
14:00
Research applied to the food and beverage industry using a member based approach: opportunities for graduates and scientists Dr Bertrand Emond, Campden BRI
14:25
Careers in private consultancy Dr Craig Duckham, CD R&D Consultancy Services
14:50
Closing remarks
15:00
Close of event

Venue and Contact

SCI

Conference Team

Tel: +44 (0)20 7598 1561

Email: conferences@soci.org


Fees
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Exhibition and Sponsorship

An exhibition will take place alongside the conference for companies and related organisations who may wish to exhibit. Please email conferences@soci.org for further information and prices. Spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

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