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About the Symposium

When: October 10-11, 2013
Where: Argonne Advanced Photon Source and Theory & Computing Sciences Conference Center

The Postdoctoral Research and Career Symposium is an annual event that

  • Showcases the research of postdoctoral researchers and advanced graduate students
  • Leads the way for collaboration through networking
  • Enables industry and government leaders to connect with and recruit from the nation’s top scientific and engineering talent

This year’s event features

  • A guest keynote address on Thursday
  • Research presentations during concurrent morning sessions
  • Lunch time career-themed sessions that enable networking
  • A career expo
  • An evening poster session on Thursday

View the Symposium Agenda »
View participating companies »

Registration

Deadline: September 13, 2013

Presenter Information - For Postdocs and Graduate Students

All presenters will be assigned to a poster presentation.

The Symposium seeks abstracts that are aligned with Argonne's goal of addressing vital national challenges in clean energy, environment, technology and national security through multidisciplinary science and engineering.

Your abstract can also be considered for an oral presentation if you so desire. Due to time limitations, the Symposium can only accept 36 oral presentations. Oral presentations will take place during the concurrent morning sessions on Thursday and Friday.

Submit your abstract by e-mail to postdoc-symposium@anl.gov with the subject line "abstract_yourname". In the body of the e-mail, indicate if you would like to be considered for an oral presentation.

Student Resumé Submission

A resumé CD will be compiled for distribution to Industry exhibitors and sponsors. If you would like your resumé included, please fill out the resumé form and e-mail it to postdoc-symposium@anl.gov with the subject line "resume_yourname".

Company Information

Why attend?
Argonne National Laboratory's Postdoctoral Program is ranked 5th in the nation and draws top talent from virtually every science and engineering discipline, including mathematics and computer sciences. Our program provides PhD scientists and engineers an excellent opportunity to kickstart their careers. With 300+ postdoctoral researchers at various stages of their appointments, Argonne offers a unique opportunity for our partners in industry, government and academia to collaborate and connect with your next innovators. View participating companies »

Fee
A nominal fee of $150 is requested for one day attendance or $250 for both days. This fee is waived for not-for-profit organizations.

What’s included?

  • Entry and lunch for up to two representatives
  • Option to give an overview presentation of your company.
  • CD containing resumes of participating post-doctoral researchers will be made available to the registered
  • companies before the symposium.
  • Tour of Argonne User Facilities, such as the Advanced Photon Source

Common Questions

Our company is not actively recruiting for a specific position. Why should we attend?
This symposium offers the opportunity to educate the next generation of leaders and innovators on your company’s research and development goals, spark collaboration and network for your future talent needs.

Who are the attendees?
Postdoctoral scientists and engineers at various stages of their career and advanced graduate students. In addition to Argonne attendees, we attract attendees from Fermi Lab and regional universities.

We would like to be an official sponsor. How should we proceed?
Companies who wish to be an official sponsor may select this option on the registration page. Please contact Tina Henne, Postdoctoral Program Coordinator, directly to discuss the benefits of sponsorship.

We cannot attend both days of the symposium. Can we attend one or the other?
Yes! When you register, you will have the option of selecting attendance for Thursday, Friday or both days.

We have openings but cannot attend the fair due to time-constraints?
Argonne will provide a represented booth with your openings. However, we will need information about engineering/hiring managers in charge of those openings.

Do you have a brochure about Argonne research I can review, or forward to our technical managers?
Yes, they are located at:

  1. Argonne Brochure
  2. Postdoc Brochure

Sponsors

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For more information, contact

Tina Henne
Argonne National Laboratory
9700 S Cass Avenue
Building 360/F113
Argonne, IL 60439
Phone: (630) 252-2907
E-mail: khenne@anl.gov

Last update: September 20, 2013








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