Associated events

Pre-conference workshop

We have the pleasure of offering, to a strictly limited number of places, a career development workshop for women.

Career Development Workshop [for Women]

Run by Nerida Wilson

This one day pre-conference workshop covers strategies and practical skills to help early career scientists plan and manage successful careers in science. This workshop is designed for early career PhD students but is open to all. Likewise, it is designed to focus on issues that may be more relevant to women, but is open to all students/postdocs.

Note: Registrants for the workshop do not have to be attending the conference.

Registration is $90 and includes morning and afternoon tea, and lunch.  We will open registration for this workshop in August.

Numbers restricted to 15 to ensure extensive participation, with acceptances determined on a first-come basis.

Topics to be covered

  • Career management and strategies
  • Abstract writing
  • Communication styles
  • Networking and building relationships
  • Public speaking
  • Communicating your science
  • Grant writing
  • Mental toughness, resilience and ethics
  • Work–life balance—successful scientists’ stories