Saturday, September 19, 2015

POSTDOCTORAL APPRECIATION WEEK

Monday September 21               “Dine arounds”
RSVP at pda@umn.edu Seats are limited! 
Time: 5:30pm
Venues:
1. Annie's Parlor (Outreach): PDA President, InSciEd educational outreach representatives and Executive Director of the Minnesota Academy of Sciences
2. Kafe 421 (Advocacy): PDA Policy Liaison and National Postdoctoral Association representative, PDA Career Development Chair and CSE Organizer of MN Academics United
3. Loring Pasta Bar (Mentorship): PDA New Employee Representative and faculty members


Tuesday 
September 22                Postdoctoral Career Development Workshop
This workshop is for early career researchers in any discipline wanting to be proactive about your job prospects, looking for practical ways to structure your progress - in academia or beyond.
Time: 3-4:30pm
Venue: Mayo C231


Wednesday
September 23                Postdoctoral Appreciation SymposiumPoster competition, award presentation and breakfast reception!
Submit your abstract at pda@umn.edu to participate and be eligible for a $400 Career Development Award
Time:  
9:00-10:30 am (Poster Competition) (poster set up and registration starts at 8:30am)
10:30-11am (Networking)
11:00am-12:00 pm (Program and Awards)
Venue: Mississippi Hall, Coffman Union


Thursday 
September 24                Happy Hour
Time: 4:15pm
Venue: The Kitty Kat Klub


Friday 
September 25                Ice Cream Social
Time: 3:30-5pm
Venue: SuperBlock grassy area (between 4 major dorms on East Bank, by hospital) block grassy area (between 4 major dorms on East Bank, by hospital). 
Rain location: 450 MCRB