Young Investigator pre-conference workshop 10.09.2019

Program - YI-preconference workshop 10.09.2019

08:30-09:00    Registration and light breakfast

09:00-09:10   Welcome and workshop outcomes

09:10-12:30   Research session


Participants give a 4 min oral presentation on their research to build the network

10:15-10:45   Tea/coffee break   -   networking


Participants give a 4 min oral presentation on their research to build the network

11:50-12:30 Scientific writing

12:45-13:30   Lunch   -   networking

13:30-14:30   Career session

13:30-13:45     -     A life in academia:

Senior Researcher in academia

13:45–14:00     -     A life in industry:

Senior Researcher in industry

14:00–14:30     -     Panel Q&A:

A panel of Senior Researchers from academia and industry are ready to answer all your questions about career planning and how to end up in your dream job

14:30-15:00   Tea/coffee break   -   networking

15:00-15:45   Translational research session 

From Benchtop to Bedside – how is innovative findings in basic research brought into a clinical setting

16:30-17:30   A guided tour at the Klinikum Rechts der Isar hospital facility in Munich

In the evening we book a table for dinner in Munich down town for those who wants to join – this is not part of the workshop, but a good opportunity to network further in cosy surroundings.


The annual Young Investigator Pre-conference Workshop provides a platform to network.

The YI preconference workshop is a great opportunity to enhance and strengthen your research skills and career prospects - with lots of time for networking to exchange ideas with other early career researchers.

The meeting comprises short talks from all attendees, training in scientific writing, and useful advises on career planning from senior researchers.

Location of the meeting:

Comprehensive Pneumology Center (CPC)
Helmholtz Zentrum München
Max-Lebsche-Platz 31
81377 Munich


2nd floor seminar room


The workshop is free to attend if you are a young investigator (PhD student or within 7 years of obtaining your PhD) and ETRS member, providing you register for the ETRS conference.

Number of participants:

Places are limited to 25 early career researchers  - if more than 25 register for the workshop a panel will decide who will attend.


Participants should please book their own travel and accommodation.


Directions by train:

with the Underground train U6 from the city center with destination Klinikum Grosshadern you conveniently reach the CPC in 20 minutes.

(see map for directions from both exits at Klinikum Grosshadern to the CPC)

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