1st EACR Early Career Researchers Conference

Virtual event, Worldwide : 6 - 7 July 2021

Scientific Programme

Tuesday 6th July 2021

Listed times are in Central European Summer Time (CEST).

14:00

WELCOME TO DAY 1

Day 1 Chair: Arkaitz Carracedo, EACR Representative for Young Researchers

14:05

Chapin Rodriguez Creaducate Consulting

"Find your career path, don't search for it: career-building tips and strategies from an inveterate career-changer"

Q&A: 14:45 - 15:00

15:00

Samuel Krahl EMBO Solutions GmbH

"Resilience: What resilience is and how it is cultivated; a 3-step feedback model for dealing with difficult situations and behaviour"

Q&A: 15:40 - 15:55

15:55

Sponsor Presentation

16:00

PROGRAMME BREAK

Time to grab a drink and stretch!

Co-Chair: Ian Lewis, NCRI

16:30

EACR-NCRI Joint Panel Discussion

“Meet the Funders: What matters to them and how to best engage them in your research"

Featuring: Geraldine Byrne, Breast Cancer Now; Dr Lynn Turner, Worldwide Cancer Research; Vaida Bankauskaite, European Research Council; Marta Puyol Escolar, Spanish Association against Cancer

Q&A: 17:30 - 17:45

17:45

Transition break

17:55

Welcome to the Round-table Discussions Arkaitz Carracedo

18:00

Round-table discussions

Visit the 'Networking' page from the left menu for further details. Participants (pre-booked) will receive a separate Zoom link to take part in these hour long sessions.

Wednesday 7th July 2021

Listed times are in Central European Summer Time (CEST).

14:00

WELCOME TO DAY 2

Day 2 Chair: Elisa Oricchio, EACR Representative for Young Researchers

14:05

Chapin Rodriguez Creaducate Consulting

"Raising the bar of your research: ensuring the most rigorous design from day 1 [tips and case studies of strong research designs in cancer research]"

Q&A: 14:45 - 15:00

15:00

Olaia Naveiras Head of Laboratory, EPFL, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

"Translational Research - A perspective from Olaia Naveiras"

Q&A: 15:20 - 15:35

15:35

Céline Carret Trainer, EMBO Solutions GmbH

"Peer Reviewing: Why peer review is important, how to balance scientific rigor and empathy, how to approach peer reviewing a paper, how their experience of peer review has shaped their perspective"

Q&A: 16:15 - 16:30

16:30

Sponsor Presentation followed by PROGRAMME BREAK

Chair: Emma Kinloch, NCRI

17:00

EACR-NCRI Panel Discussion - “Demystifying Patient & Public Involvement (PPI) in Cancer Research”

Featuring: Max Williamson, NCRI Teenage & Young Adult & Germ Cell Tumours Group; Margaret Grayson, MBE Chair Northern Ireland Cancer Research Consumer Forum (NICRCF); Amanda McCann, University College Dublin, ROI; Aaron Hannon, Luminate Medical

Q&A: 18:00 - 18:15

18:15

Transition break

18:20

Marisol Soengas, CNIO, Madrid, Spain; Roger Gomis, IRB Barcelona, Spain

Panel Discussion - "The endeavor of translating basic research results to clinical application!"

Q&A: 19:20 - 19:35

19:35

SUMMARY AND END OF DAY 2

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