Meet the experts

12:50 pm-1:50 pm

Room: Alsh


Programme session type(s): Parallel session

Chair: Diana Greenfield, Sheffield Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Speaker: Owen Sansom, CRUK, Beatson Institute
Speaker: Jim Norman, CRUK, Beatson Institute
Speaker: Sakari Vanharanta, University of Cambridge
Speaker: Manuel Rodriguez-Justo, University College London Hospitals NHS Trust
Speaker: Yvette Drew, Newcastle University
Speaker: Simon Leedham, University of Oxford
Speaker: Elizabeth Patton, University of Edinburgh

This session gives attendees an opportunity to meet an eminent researcher in their field and ask questions in a more relaxed environment. Sessions are moderated by a member of the Scientific Committee.

This session is targeted at trainees and junior researchers and offers an opportunity to join round table discussions with experienced colleagues who will discuss career and professional development topics.
Attendees will have a chance to visit two tables for 25 minutes each.

Topics*:
• Leadership skills
• Starting your own lab/starting your own research group
• Influencing people
• Making the best of your postdoc
• Getting a fellowship
• Mentorship
• Involving others in your research

This session has limited spaces so early arrival is advised.

*Topics may be subject to change