ASHG Professional Development & Industry Technology Forum

Exclusive Digital Series Oct. 12-14, 2021

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Join ASHG for our new virtual pre-meeting series focused on professional development and industry advances. Avoid juggling through the rush of the meeting schedule with special days dedicated to accelerating your professional growth, along with the latest developments from industry thought leaders and new providers on a range of critical genetics topics and products.

Professional Development Sessions October 12

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Professional Development Program: Perfect Your Elevator Speech
This Professional Development Program session will focus on perfecting your elevator pitch to your peers and invited experts. Come prepared with a 30-second elevator pitch to network with professionals in different genetics and genomics fields. Feedback will be provided. This session is organized and moderated by the ASHG Career Development Committee.

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Break

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Behind-the-Scenes: Publications Workshop

This workshop begins with a short overview of the process of publishing a manuscript, followed by 10-15 minutes of general questions from the audience. Then, editors will join registrants at their virtual tables to answer questions in a more informal setting. Editors will rotate among tables in 12-minute intervals, allowing attendees to speak with multiple editors. This session is geared towards trainees and junior faculty who are relatively new to publishing.

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Diversity Luncheon – When Inclusion is Not Enough: Why Inequity & Racism is Still Embedded in Genetics and Genomics

The purpose of the ASHG Diversity Luncheon is to mentor trainees from underrepresented minority (URM) groups, and to share information on training and career opportunities in genetics and genomics.

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Break

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Professional Development Program: Tips on How to Land a Postdoctoral Position as a Trainee and Fill a Postdoctoral Position in Your Lab as a Research Advisor

This Professional Development Program session will feature a panel discussion on how to find a postdoctoral position after completing graduate school and how to fill a postdoctoral position in your lab as a research advisor. The topics will cover postdoctoral positions in academia and industry. The session will be followed by 20 minutes of Q/A. This panel is organized and moderated by the ASHG Career Development Committee.

Industry Tech Education Sessions plus Industry Careers Panel October 13

Qiagen10:30 am – 11:30 am

Qiagen

Session info to come


10x GEnomics Logo11:30 am – 12:30 pm

10X Genomics

Session info to come


12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Professional Development Program: Industry & Biotechnology Careers Panel

This Professional Development Program session will feature a panel discussion on careers in Industry and Biotechnology along with Q/A from attendees. There will be a special emphasis on how to transition into industry careers. This panel is organized and moderated by the ASHG Career Development Committee.


ThermoFisher Scientific logo2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Session info to come


3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

BioMarin Pharmaceutical

Session info to come

New Tech Education and Networking Session October 14

Stilla logo10:30 am – 11:30 am

Stilla Technologies

Session info to come


NanoString11:30 am – 12:30 pm

NanoString Technologies

Session info to come


12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Industry Networking Event


Parse Biosciences Logo2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Parse Biosciences

Session info to come


3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

OPEN

The full agenda is being developed and will be updated in August!

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