Program

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Day one: Monday 29 October

Career choices, aspirations and goals

10:00 Registration and morning tea

10:45 Workshop opening

11:15 Panel discussion 1: A short walk in mathematics and physics careers

13:00 Genesis of the Georgia Sweet Laureate Fellowship

13:10 Lunch

14:00 Interactive session 1: Tailoring CVs for different sectors

15:30 Afternoon break

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

17:30 Welcome drinks and dinner

21:00 End of day one

day two: Tuesday 30 October 2018

Gathering the building blocks of a career

09:00 Introduction

09:05 Panel discussion 2: Building a long-term perspective in career

10:30 Morning break*

11:00 Interactive Workshop 1*: Public speaking and promoting your research/results

*Sponsored by FLEET.

13:00 Lunch break

14:00 Panel discussion 3: Towards a successful grant application

15:30 Afternoon break

16:00 Breakout session 2: Career development
Guided discussion leaders, participants for groups and discuss their career development plans

17:30 End of day two

day three: Wednesday 31 October 2018

Progressing further

09:00 Introduction

09:05 Panel Discussion 4: Leadership skills, collaborations and building networks

10:30 Morning break

11:00 Panel discussion 5: Outreach and service

12:00 Lunch break

13:00 Free time

18:30 BBQ dinner and small group tours of the Heavy Ion Accelerator Facility

21:00 End of day three

Day four: Thursday 1 November 2018

Progressing further

09:00 Interactive Workshop 2 (part 1): The Balanced Researcher

10:30 Morning break

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

13:00 Lunch break

14:00 Interactive Workshop 2 (part 2): The Balanced Researcher

15:30 Short afternoon break

15:45 Choice of private mock interviews: Public Service, Industry or Academia and/or working on your CV when not being interviewed

17:45 Drinks and finger food

18:45 End of day four

Day five: Friday 2 November 2018

Putting learnt things into practice

09:00 Introduction

09:05 Breakout Session 3: Research grant application review: In teams of two, participants review their 100-word grant application summaries before presenting them to discussion leaders.

10:30 Morning break

11:00 Breakout session 3 (continued): Research grant application review

12:00 Feedback and staying in touch

13:00 Lunch and goodbyes

14:00 End of workshop

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