Association of Polar Early Career Scientists
 

APECS 10 year logoapecs be logo 500pxThe Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) will be organizing a career development workshop at The Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research Biology Symposium

Location: KU Leuven, Kolenmuseum, room KOL 0.04, Charles Deberiotstraat 32, B-3000 Leuven, Belgium

Date: 9 July 2017

Pre-registration is required for the workshop via the form below

Registration deadline is 28 June 2017

The workshop is free of charge for conference participants

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Preliminary Agenda

The agenda is still subject to changes over the next few months.

Sunday 9 July 2017
Location: KU Leuven, Kolenmuseum, room KOL 0.04, Charles Deberiotstraat 32, B-3000 Leuven, Belgium

09:30 - 09:45

Welcome

09:45 - 10:45

Presentations "Communicating with a non-scientific audience" Part I

Speakers:

  • José Xavier (Researcher, University of Coimbra & British Antarctic Survey)
  • Siska Waelkens (Science Communication Expert, KU Leuven)

10:45 - 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:00

Presentation "Communicating with a non-scientific audience" Part II

  • Speaker: Anne-Claire Bihan-Poudec (Journalist, Under the Pole Expeditions) and Stéphanie Brabant (Journalist, Thalassa/France TV)
12:00 - 12:30

Special data session: “Sharing is caring - on Antarctic data management”

  • Speaker: Grant Humphries (Data Manager, Black Bawks Data Science)

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch Break

13:30 - 15:00

Breakout Sessions - Part 1:

  • Topic 1: Give an interview (with Stephanie Brabant and Jose Xavier)
  • Topic 2: Write a press release (with Anne-Claire & Siska)
15:00 - 15:15 Coffee Break

15:15 - 16:45

Breakout Sessions  - Part 2

  • Topic 3: Prepare a lightning presentation
  • Topic 4: Share your data (with Grant Humphries)

16:45 - 17:00

Wrap Up

Later (Optional)

Free time / Dinner (not included)

20:00 (optional)

Conference reception

Workshop Support

  • AntEco - SCAR Scientific Research Programme on “State of the Antarctic Ecosystem”
  • SCADM - SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Data Management
  • KU Leuven, Laboratory of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Genomics (Host)
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Workshop Organizing Team

Henrik Christiansen - Belgium - Chair

Benoit Durieu - Belgium

Charlène Guillaumot - Belgium/France

Franz Maximilian Heindler - Belgium

Claudia Maturana - Chile

Igor Stelmach Pessi - Belgium

Eveline Pinseel - Belgium

Jose S. Seco - Portugal

Gerlis Fugmann - APECS International Directorate, Germany

Contact APECS

APECS International Directorate
Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research
Telegrafenberg A43
14473 Potsdam
Germany
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