We are proud to announce the sponsorship of the Heinrich-Heine-University and of the Association of Spanish Scientists in Germany CERFA. Therefore, the Career Workshop is also open for Post-Graduates, doctorates and post-doc of the Heinrich-Heine-University and for members of CERFA. Check the interesting Agenda!
Due to the sponsorship of CERFA and HHU we can offer the participation of the members of CERFA and the students of HHU at the Career Workshop for free. MCFA members that are up to date with their payments will have also free entrance. Other participants will be asked to pay a fee for the Career Workshop directly on site of 40 EUR.
You can register following this link: http://bit.ly/2iHmyYu
The Haus der Universitaet is really central and you have a broad offer on hotels around. In case you need some support to organize your travel, you can contact the MCFA local organization at the email email@example.com.
At the General Assembly, we will have the possibility to elect new members for the Administrative Board. This is your chance to get very useful training for personal development! Join us! Candidate for the Board!
You only need to send an email with your profile and your motivation to candidate until Friday 10th February 2017 at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will present all the candidates online the days before the General Assembly. Please, consider that only full members have the right to vote at the General Assembly and to candidate for the Administrative Board. It still possible to pay the membership fees for 2017, in case this is necessary.
To better prepare the future aspects to be treated at the General Assembly we want to ask you to fulfil following survey, it will be very helpful for us. It will only take two minutes: https://www.onlineencuesta.com/s/19659db
Hope to see you in the city at the Rhine!
The Administrative Board
8:45 h Registration
9:00 h CAREER WORKSHOP
Welcome from the MCFA, HHU and CERFA
9:10 h Career Session Block 1
to be confirmed: Reading job advertisements: What employers want and how to get there – Ch. D., HHU
10:15 h Story telling for Scientists – Ulrike Wolpers, Science Stories
11:15 h Coffee Break (15m)
11:30 h Career Session-Block 2
to be confirmed
12:15 h What means for the personal development to be active at associations like CERFA, ITWIIN or MCFA. The voice of the experience:
Gianna Avellis, Innova Puglia, Italy
Christos Christoglou, Covestro, Germany
Tanya Romacho, CERFA NRW, Germany
13:00 -13:55 Lunch time
14:00 Start of the GENERAL ASSEMBLY (only for MCFA members)
· Welcome, Agenda
· Activity report, including the relationship to MCAA
· Financial report
· Election of the new Administrative Board
· Future activities
16:30 - 16:45 Coffee break
16:45 - 17:30 Open Space discussion:
- Results of the survey
- What can be the function of the MCFA in the future?
- Which are our motivations and how can we reach more researchers?
19:00 Social event
The second run for the candidacies to become part of the MCFA 2015 Administrative Board is open until 21.04.2015. You can become a candidate by filling up the following form: http://goo.gl/Mf6DUu
As Board Member, you will be part of the decision making team that will implement the outcome of the general assembly during the next year(s). The candidacies are only open to MCFA full members in 2015 (including lifetime members).
You can become part of:
We strongly encourage you to candidate!
We will also revise our statutes during this General Assembly, making them more up-to-date with the changes in the Marie Curie Actions over the years. Please consider the proposal that is available on our website http://mcfa.eu/files/statutes2015-ym9f/ for a constructive debate during our session. Let us know if you already have any comments!
The agenda of this meeting is (start at 1:30 pm local time):
Expected finishing time 15:30 pm local time.
You can register here: http://goo.gl/FSmuvZ
We will be happy to meet you in Eindhoven.
9:00 Registration 9:30 Career Session “Researchers’ careers: does Theseus need a new thread across the labyrinth?”
13:55 Start of the General Assembly (only for MCFA members)
16:45 - 18:00 Open Space discussion:
19:00 Social event
European Science Foundation and MCFA co-organized a session on "New concepts of mobility to foster career development and gender balance in Europe" at ESOF 2014 in Copenhagen, with several speakers and roundtable participants from MCFA. A report of the session can be found on the ESF website.
The Marie Curie Fellows Association (MCFA) is an international and multidisciplinary network of mobile researchers. It was founded in 1996 by the European Commission (EC) to promote the Marie Curie Actions and to provide a networking structure to Marie Curie fellows and fellows from former fellowship programmes like Training and Mobility of Researchers (FP4 and FP5).