Virtual GAIN21: Agenda

The virtual GAIN21 conference will take place from August 25-27 2021. Below you will find the agenda and program.

Please note that the workshops offered at the virtual GAIN21 conference have a limited capacity and  junior scientists and postdocs must register for the interactive workshops prior to the conference. The workshop registration period is open July 20-31 2021. 

A webcast will be offered concurrently to the virtual workshops. Webcasts are open to all conference participants and do not require prior registration.  Webcasts will be broadcasted in the virtual auditorium.

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Wednesday, 08/25/2021

Time (EDT) Agenda Item Virtual Room
9:00 – 9:45 am  Opening Auditorium
10:00 am
10:00-11:00 am  Concurrent Workshops and Webcast Workshop Hall
Fachbezogene Arbeitsgruppe: Ingenieurwissenschaften
Fachbezogene Arbeitsgruppe: Geisteswissenschaften
Fachbezogene Arbeitsgruppe:  Lebenswissenschaften
Fachbezogene  Arbeitsgruppe: Naturwissenschaften und Biowissenschaften
Lernen leuchten lassen –  Hochschullehre und Drittmittelförderung
Erfolgreich (virtuell) Netzwerken
English Doing research in Germany: Chances and challenges for international researchers (in English)  
English Panel discussion: Germany as an innovation powerhouse – political framework, funding opportunities and support structures for successful start-ups (English) Webcast in Auditorium
11:00-11:05 am Break
11:05 am-12:00 pm  Talent Fair Exhibition Halls
Featuring over 50 German universities, research and funding institutions, federations, und businesses  


12:00 – 1:00 pm  Concurrent Workshops and Webcast Workshop Hall
  Karrierewege an Universitäten und außeruniversitären Instituten: Wie komme ich von einem System ins andere (und wieder zurück)?  
English Paths to Professorship: Strategic Career Planning and Funding Strategies in the German Academic System (in English)  
English Informational Interviews (in English)  
Mobilität und Nachhaltigkeit  
English Designing Your Global Career Within and Beyond Academia (in English)  
English Research Careers at Universities of Applied Sciences (in English)  
Was kann Networking für meine Wissenschaftskarriere leisten? – Good Practice am Beispiel des NRW-Rückkehrprogramms  
English Research in Germany: Opportunities for Postdocs, Young Investigators, and Junior Faculty Members in Germany (in English) Webcast in Auditorium
1:00-1:05 pm Break  
1:05-2:00 pm Networking Reception in Different Rooms  Networking Hall


Friday, 08/27/2021

Time (EDT) Agenda Item Virtual Room
9:00 – 9:15 am Morning Coffee, Tea Time, Evening Drink on Networking Hall
9:15 – 10:45 am Talent Fair Exhibition Halls
10:45 – 11:45 am Concurrent Workshops und Webcast Workshop Hall
Berufung: Bewerbung, Verfahren, Dos and Don’ts  
Wege zur Professur an HAWs/Fachhochschulen  
  Auf dem Weg zur Professur – Ihr Fahrplan für die Rückkehr nach Deutschland  
 English Academia is the alternative career path – Options for researchers in business and other sectors (in English)  
 English Entrepreneurship and Academia: Career Pathways in Innovation Ecosystems (in English)  
 English Diversity and equal opportunities in science and the humanities (in English)  
  German Federal Research – Wissenschaftliche Karriere in einer Ressortforschungseinrichtung  
Einblicke ins Berufungsverfahren, Dos and Don’ts
Webcast in Auditorium
11:45 am -12:00 pm Break  
12:00 – 1:00 pm


Science Slam and Closing Remarks Webcast in Auditorium