meet the speakers event

A roundtable dinner/discussion open only to current graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, where participants may ask questions and get advice from senior scientists. There is a strict limit of 36 attendees.  PLEASE NOTE: this event sold out for AIC2018, so if you are interested, register early.

Event Details

Roundtable discussions, one per table, will focus on:

  • Effective grant writing strategies toward external funding for
    graduate students and post-docs

  • Traits for a successful post-doc application

  • Applying, interviewing, and negotiating for faculty positions

  • Surviving the first few years of the tenure track

  • Networking strategies

  • Careers outside US academia


Friday, 22 Nov 2019 from 5:00 PM − 7:00 PM


Limited to current graduate students and postdoctoral fellows only.


  • Cost for this event is $25, and includes a buffet dinner

  • Must register for the conference and select the "Meet the Speakers" option in the "Graduate / Postdoctoral Workshop" drop down

  • Must submit an abstract for first author oral presentation