Early Career Scientist Day at the 2019 SOLAS Open Science Conference

Applications are closed. Thank you!

Sunday, 21 April 2019

The SOLAS Early Career Scientist Day (ECSD) is an international event that brings together around 30 early career scientists and world-leading international scientists for a day of lectures and practical sessions. In addition, we will do a tour to the beautiful Lake Shikotsu which is surrounded by volcanoes.



08:30-09:00         Registration at the conference venue at Hokkaido University (directions **here**)

09:00-09:10         Opening remarks by the ECSD organizing committee

09:10-09:50         Lecture by Anoop Mahajan, Scientist at the Indian Institute of Tropical
                            Meteorology, India (Title tbd)

09:50-10:20         Lecture by Naoki Namba, International Public Relations Senior Academic
                            Specialist Global Relations Office, Institute for International Collaboration,
                            Hokkaido University, Japan (“Writing about your research for a non-
                            academic audience")

10:20-10:50         Break (coffee, snacks, refreshments etc)

10:50-13:00         Presentation contest by the ECSD participants (max 1 slide, 3 min & Q&A, 2 min)

13:30                   Departure from Hokkaido University by bus (bento box lunches in the bus)

14:50                   Arrival at Lake Shikotsu

15:00-17:30         Lake Shikotsu walk/visit

17:30                   Departure from Lake Shikotsu

18:50                   Arrival at Sapporo factory for the ice breaker (details **here**)

*Please note that the schedule is tentative and could change.

APPLICATION: There are only 30 places to attend the ECSD, so if you are a current student or within three years of completing your PhD, make sure to join us! Please download the document and submit your application by 15 November 2018 to solas2019ecsd@gmail.com.

IMPORTANT: No registration fee is required to attend the ECSD. The selected 30 participants will have coffee breaks, lunch, and transportation to and from Lake Shikotsu paid for. Participants are responsible for airfare and registration for the SOLAS conference. 

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For any questions, please contact: solas2019ecsd@gmail.com

  last modified: November 2018