Associated events

Pre-conference workshop

We have the pleasure of offering, to a strictly limited number of places, a career development workshop for women. This workshop will run on Sunday, 26 November 2017.

Apply to attend now

You will need your registration code in order to apply here. You may attend the workshop without attending the conference, however you will still need to complete the registration form and select the workshop only preference. If you haven’t yet registered do that first from this form.

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.

Numbers restricted to 15 to ensure extensive participation, with acceptances determined on a first-come basis. Registration for this workshop is open, and there are still openings available, please ensure that you have registered at the conference website first and have your registration code from that ready to sign up for the workshop.

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