MCAA German Chapter Career Seminar in Hannover on 28th September

The MCAA German Chapter Career Seminar takes place in Hannover between 10:00 and 17:00 at German National Library of Science and Technology (TIB) on 28th September 2018.  The Seminar has sessions on developing leadership skills, making career outside academia, open science and grant writing. The program is:

09:00 - 10:00 Registration
10.00 - 10.15 Introduction
Dr. Gábor Kismihók, Learning and Skill Analytics Research Group Lead at TIB
Dr. Brian Cahill, Chair of MCAA German Chapter
10.15 - 11:00 Leadership Keynote
Stefan Mol, Assistant Professor in Organizational Behavior and Research Methods at University of Amsterdam
11.00 - 11.30 Coffee break
11.30 - 12.15

Visibility of Research
Felix Saurbier, Head of Linked Open Data and Open AV-Portal Projects at TIB
Dr. Ina Blümel, Acting Professor for Open Science, Hanover University of Applied Sciences & Arts
                        Deputy Head of the Open Science Lab at TIB

12.15 - 13.00 Grant-writing for Excellence: Example of the "Freigeist" Fellowship
Dr. Oliver Grewe, Volkswagen Foundation
13.00 - 14.00 Lunch
14.00 - 15.30

Making Career outside Academia
Dr. Brian Cahill, Chair of MCAA German Chapter
Dr. Frauke Kersten, Scientific Project Manager at University Eye Clinic in Bonn
Dr. Jonathan Faiz, Senior Associate Editor at Angewandte Chemie International Edition
Dr. Maria Frantzi, Postdoctoral Researcher at Mosaiques Diagnostics
Dr. Mahsa Fatahi, Medical Devices Regulatory Affairs, Johnson & Johnson

15.30 - 16.00 Coffee break
16.00 - 17.00

Future of MCAA German Chapter
Brian Cahill, Chair of MCAA German Chapter

18.00 - 20.00 Dinner


For registration, please fill out the registration form. Attendance is limited to the first 60 people, who register.

The event is preceded by a two-day course course on "Critical thinking for public discourse" at German National Library of Science and Technology (TIB) on 26-27th September 2018. Further details can be found at:

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28 Sep 2018


Event Start Date
28 Sep 2018

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