Virtual GAIN20: Annual GAIN Conference

Please note: These are the pages of the English Program of the annual conference Virtual GAIN20. German speakers will find more information using the language switch at the top of the page.

Virtual GAIN20 and Science Slam

A big thank you to all participants of the GAIN annual conference and Talent Fair, which took place in virtual format on August 28 and 29, 2020. In workshops and webcasts postdocs living in North America and young scientists from Germany and beyond had the opportunity to find out about funding and work opportunities in Germany and the international scientific landscape. The virtual Talent Fair offered the opportunity to establish contacts with representatives of various universities, research institutes, science and funding organizations as well as with representatives from politics and business.

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About the annual conference 

The annual GAIN conference is the largest German science and research career fair in the US. Early career researchers and representatives from all areas of the German research landscape come together for two days of exchange, learning and networking. The conference program is offered in either German or English.

Virtual workshops and the virtual talent fair make the event a rare opportunity to meet a large number of experts, politicians and German university leadership. You can meet with more than 60 German universities, research institutions, and funding agencies. Find out about their programs and job openings! The initiative Research in Germany offers a special workshop on opportunities in Germany for scientists interested in transatlantic careers and partnerships. Find your career in Germany!

  • Become part of a network of over 500 postdocs, scientist and experts from all fields
  • Get information about career paths and funding opportunities in Germany
  • Explore our virtual career fair with more than 60 German universities, research institutions, and funding agencies
  • Participate in virtual workshops (English or German)
  • Virtual GAIN20: Check out the English program here