Program

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Day one: Monday 13 November

Career options, aspirations and goals

Midday: Opening of workshop followed by working lunch and introductions

13:45 Panel discussion 1: A short walk in mathematics and physics careers
Four panellists from both outside academia discuss their careers.

15:30 Afternoon break

16:00 Breakout session 1: Aspirations and goals
Guided by a senior discussion leader, participants form groups and discuss their career goals and aspirations.

17:30 Welcome drinks and dinner

20:00 End of day one

day two: Tuesday 14 November

Gathering the building blocks of a career

09:00 Panel discussion 2: Building a long-term perspective in research

10:30 Morning break

11:00 Panel discussion 3: Outreach and service: a perspective

11:45 Panel discussion 4: Developing resilience along a career trajectory

13:00 Lunch break

14:00 Panel discussion 5: Towards a successful grant application

15:30 Afternoon break

16:00 Breakout session 2: Career development
Guided by a senior discussion leader, groups of participants explore strategies for career development including fostering connections and networking.

17:30 End of day two

day three: Wednesday 15 November

Gathering the building blocks of a career and presenting oneself

09:00 Interactive workshop 1: Public speaking and promoting your research and results
Run by the Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science (CPAS), ANU

10:30 Morning break

11:00 Panel discussion 6: Employer needs and expectations in industry and other non-university sectors

13:00 Lunch break with panelists

14:00 Interactive workshop 2: Pitching your message
Run by the Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science (CPAS), ANU

15:30 Afternoon break

16:00 Interview skills

17:30 Drinks and finger food

18:30 End of day three

Day four: Thursday 16 November

Progressing further

09:00 Panel discussion 7: Leadership skills, collaborations and building networks

10:30 Morning break

11:00 Talk 1: Time management and prioritising

11:40 Talk 2: Applying for promotion and managing expectations

12:20 Lunch break

13:00 Free afternoon

18:30 BBQ dinner at ANU

21:00 End of day four

Day five: Friday 17 November

Putting learnt things into practice

09:00 Breakout session 3: Research grant application review
In pairs, participants review their 100-word grant application summaries before presenting them to discussion leaders.

10:30 Morning break

11:00 Breakout session 4: CV development
In pairs, participants review their CV and identify areas for improvement. Senior people are also available for CV review.

12:00 Lunch and goodbyes

14:00 End of workshop

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