Virtual GAIN20: English Program

On August 28 – 29, 2020 the Virtual GAIN20 Conference offers an English program tailored to international scientists of all disciplines interested in research opportunities abroad. Early career scientists, postdocs and young faculty are warmly invited to participate in the virtual conference. If you are a non-German speaker, please register here as international attendee: https://gain20.converve.io/

Below a preview of the English program:

Friday, 08/28/2020

TIME (EST) PROGRAM ROOM
9:00am –  9:15am Welcome Remarks (English subtitles): Auditorium
Anja Karliczek
Federal Minister of Education and Research,
Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
Prof. Dr. Katja Becker
President of the German Research Foundation (DFG)
Prof. Dr. Joybrato Mukherjee
President of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Prof. Dr. Hans-Christian Pape
President of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (AvH)
9:15am –  11:45am Talent Fair Exhibition Hall (1 – 6)
German universities, research institutions, and funding agencies  

 

 

 

Information booth: „Entry and Residence: Visa, work permit, social security”
10:30am –  10:45am Break  
10:45am –  11:45am Workshops: Workshop Hall 
The vision of the European University – international research careers in Europe  
Startups and Academia – Career paths, funding programs and support at German Universities  
11:45am – 12:00pm Break  
12:00pm – 1:00pm Live: Virtual GAIN20 Science Slam  Auditorium

 

Saturday, 08/29/2020

Time (EST) Program Room
9:00am   –  1:00pm Talent Fair  Exhibition Hall (1 – 6)
German universities, research institutions, and funding agencies
Information booth: „Entry and Residence: Visa, work permit, social security”
9:30am   –  10:30am Webcast:  Auditorium
European Research funding – European Research Council (ERC) / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA)  
9:30am   –  10:30am Workshops:  Workshop Hall
Career Paths at Non-University Research Organizations  
Turn! Me! On! Support and services for early career researchers at German universities  
10:30am   –  10:45am Break
10:45am   –  11:45am Webcast: Auditorium
Research in Germany: Opportunities for Postdocs, Young Investigators, and Junior Faculty Members in Germany  
10:45am   –  11:45am Workshops: Workshop Hall
Diversity and equal opportunities in science and the humanities: strategies and actions of funding and research performing institutions  
My Transatlantic Career – Dealing with Pitfalls, Learning from Others  

Last updated: 7/29/2020