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PhD & PDEng Day 2019

DATE AND VENUE

PhD/PDEng Day - 21st of November 2019

Venue: The Gallery (area DesignLab) - Google Maps Route

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

12:00-12:30

Registration (link)

12:30-13:00

Welcome by Rector Magnificus, Thom Palstra

13:00-14:00

Keynote by dr. Nolen Gertz (link)

14:00-14:30

Opening Information Market, Pitches & First Contact (link)

14:30-15:15

Parallel Sessions I:

1. "Starting your own business after your PhD" by Novel-T and partners (link)

2. "What I learned from my depression" by Erik Kemp (link)

3. "PhDs: Slaves of science? Precarious working conditions of PhDs vs possibilities to do something about it" by Promovendi Netwerk Nederland (PNN) and Academic Union (VAWO) (starts at 14:15) (link)

4. "Networking: Building Sustainable Relations" by AcademicTransfer (link)

15:15-15:45

Break with Information Market (link)

15:45-16:30

Parallel Sessions II

1. ""From discovering a passion to developing better materials for sustainable energy conversion" by Monica Morales-Masis (Hosted by the Female Faculty Network Twente, FFNT) (link)

2. "How to be a happy and successful PhD!" by Julia Wijnmaalen (link)

3. "Why happiness matters: The importance of psychological well-being and development as we move into the future" by The Collective Unconscious (link)

4. "Going to industry after your PhD - experiences from former PhD students" by Saab Technologies (link)

16:30-17:00

Refreshment break with closure of Information Market (link)

17:00-18:00

Keynote by Prof. Dr. Paul Frijters (link)

18:00-18:15

Closing Ceremony by P-NUT

18:15-19:00

Networking Drinks

KEYNOTES

Prof. dr. Paul Frijters
"Happiness professor"

Professor of Wellbeing Economics at the London School of Economics. Former professor at the University of Queensland and at the Queensland University of Technology. Nickname: "Happiness professor". More info click here

Dr. Nolen Gertz
Nihilism and Technology

Assistant professor of Applied Philosophy at the University of Twente. Author of 'The Philosophy of War and Exile', 'Nihilism and Technology', and 'Nihilism'. Coordinator of the 4TU.Centre of Ethics and Technology's Taskforce on Risk, Safety, and Security. More info click here

More details

https://www.utwente.nl/en/p-nut/PhD%26PDEngDay2019/Program/

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