Programme

Draft programme Connections Week 2021

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Day 1: Tuesday 7 September 2021

Policy and strategy for researcher development

09:30 Networking/Exhibition & On demand 
10:00 New to researcher development
10:45 Networking/Exhibition & On demand
11:30 Celebrating the impact of researcher developers
12:30 Lunch and networking break
14:00 Plenary 1: Policy development, a year in review
15:15 Networking - Plenary 1 meet the speakers, Exhibition and On Demand
16:30 Close

Day 2: Wednesday 8 September 2021

Supporting doctoral researchers and supervisors

09:30 Networking/Exhibition & On-demand
10:00 Plenary 2: The impact and purpose of doctoral development
11:15 Break
11:30 Parallel Contributor sessions A
12:30 Break and Networking
13:30 World Cafe: Evolving the Researcher Development Framework (RDF)
14:30 Break
14:45 Parallel contributor sessions B
15:45 End of day networking, Exhibition & On-demand
16:30 Close

Day 3: Thursday 9 September 2021

Supporting research staff and research leaders

9:30 Networking/Exhibition & On-demand
10:00 Plenary 3: A healthier culture of research leadership
11:15 Break
11:30 Parallel contributor sessions C
12:30 Lunch and networking break
13:30 Whose responsibility is precarity anyway?
14:30 Break
14:45 Parallel contributor sessions D
15:45 End of day Networking, Exhibition & On-demand
16:30 Close


Day 4: Friday 10 September 2021

Research culture and environment

09:00 Social activity workshops, Exhibition hall & On-demand 
12:15 3MT competition
13:00 Lunch and Networking break/Exhibition & On-demand
14:00 Plenary 4: Inclusive researcher development
15:15 Meet the speakers end of week networking
16:30 Close