KIPA GENERAL ANNUAL MEETING 2017 

Another exciting year is about to end... but an even more exciting one will start soon!!​​

We invite ALL postdocs to JOIN our efforts! Together we make KIPA bigger and more effective for all the community!​​

As in every year, we will have our general meeting.


When?
December 5th
17:30-18:30, followed by mingle
Where?
Samuelssonsalen
Tomtebodavägen 6
Solna Campus



>> This is YOUR opportunity to give us feedback on our activities, bring to our attention your concerns, ask us questions, get to know who runs KIPA, get involved, and VOTE for the elected executive board for 2018 (chair, vice-chair, treasurer, and secretary).<<

(1) As in previous years, the Chairperson of KIPA will give a short presentation on the activities and the achievements of KIPA in 2017.

(2) Following, there will be a Q&A with the 2017 KIPA board at the panel and brief presentation of the candidates for the 2018 board.


Read more about the candidates here!


INSIDE ACADEMIA PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT EVENT.
FROM POSTDOC TO PI. HOW TO MAKE THE LEAP? 2017
November 2nd

This event is designed to give postdocs insight into the expectations and requirements that need to be met in order to become a principal investigator.

The event will consist of two different segments:

17:00 - Panel discussion.
A panel of speakers involved in the recruitment and funding of new principal investigators will give an overview of what key features they look for when selecting new group leaders.
This year panel consists of Prof. Jesper Lagergren (Vice Chairman, Board of Research, Karolinska Institutet), Prof. Ylva Engström (Deputy Dean of Science, Stockholm University), Ass. Prof. Emma Andersson (Junior Faculty Chair, Karolinska Institutet) , and Prof. Mats Ulfendahl (President of SSMF).

18:10 - Round table sessions.
Junior and established PIs will share with you their experiences, advice and thoughts on building an academic career in two 45-minute small group discussions. This is your opportunity to ask specific questions about their strategy in getting ready to ‘make the leap’.  
This year we are pleased to have as speakers at the round tables:
Francois Lallemend (Ass. Prof. at KI, Dep of Neuroscience),
Jorge Ruas (Ass. Prof. at KI, Dep of Physiology and Pharmacology),
Maria Eriksson (Senior Researcher at KI, Dep of Biosciences and Nutrition),
Andreas Lennartsson (Senior Researcher at KI, Dep of Biosciences and Nutrition),
Linda Lindström (Senior Researcher at KI, Dep of Biosciences and Nutrition),
Myriam Aouadi (Senior Researcher at KI, Dep of Medicine Huddinge),
Magdalena Paolino (Ass. Prof. at KI, Dep of Medicine Solna),
Vicente Pelechano (Ass. Prof. at KI, Dep of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology),
Tove Fall (Ass. Prof. at Uppsala University, Dep of Medicine).
Grzegorz Wicher (Senior Postdoc at Uppsala University,
Dep of Immunology, Genetics, and Pathology)

19:40 - Mingle with refreshments.

Where?
MBB Big Seminar Room
Scheeles väg 2
Solna Campus

Registration is open and mandatory:
https://survey.ki.se/Survey/8233

Registration will close on Oct 26th.

Seats at the round tables are limited and will be assigned in a first registered, first served base.
The event is open to all scientists at KI, priority will be given to postdocs and junior faculty.
The event is co-organized by KIPA with KI Junior Faculty and sponsored by eLife and Karolinska Institutet.

We are looking forward to seeing you at the event!
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You can download the slides here:



KIPA PARTY FRI 22 SEP 2017, 18:00 h AT MTC 
Don't miss out!!!

​Live DJset - kicker - table tennis 
fabulous drinks and food


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OUTSIDE ACADEMIA PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT EVENT.
EXPLORE YOUR CAREER OPTIONS AFTER POSTDOCOTRAL TRAINING 2017
May 31st

Are you wondering what to do after postdoctoral training? Are you considering changing career path? Are you wondering what skills are required to make this change? If you are, join our round table discussions with professionals in non-academic and non-research industries on May 31st!

KIPA and Karolinska Institutet Career Service are hosting a ‘Careers Outside Academia’ event aimed at helping postdocs prepare themselves for the next step in their careers.

We will have informal round table discussions of a small group of people, so it will be interactive and you will get the chance to ask all the questions you want!
At the round tables, you will find professionals in non-academic and non-research industries with previous research experience.
This event is an opportunity to identify potential future career paths and to determine what skills are required to secure your dream job.

Where?
Medicinska Föreningen Aula
Nobels Väg 10, Solna Campus

When?
17:30 on Wednesday 31st May.

How does it work?
Each attendee will have the opportunity to take part in two roundtable discussion sessions.
Don’t worry, if you have more questions or would like to talk to more speakers, the event will be
followed by a networking session with refreshments.

Registration opens on May 4th and closes on May 24th
Click here to register!

We are delighted to have the following Speakers at our round tables:

Align with Academia:
Björn Kull, KI Grant Office, Head of Unit.
Amelie Plymoth, KI Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Lecturer/Researcher.
Anas Kamleh, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Application and Training Specialist.


Away from the bench:
Sara Borniquel, Rekryteringsspecialisten, Recruitment Consultant.
Nils Ekstrom, QuintilesIMS health, Data Analyst/Consultant.
Ana Catarina Araújo Silva, Calmark Sweden, Product Developer.
Anna Omelyanenko, Boston Consulting Group, Associate.
Barbara Albiger, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Expert Microbiologist.
Ann Lundström, Naturvetarna, Career Advisor.


Bridging academia
Magnus Nord, AstraZeneca, Director and Head of the Translational Science Centre.
Bernadette Schriener, Olerup SSP, Molecular Biologist.
Per Lundin, Evox Therapeutics, Chief Operating Officer.
Samir El Andaloussi, Evox Therapeutics, Group Leader.
Anders Mälarstig, Pfizer, Director.
Hovsep Mahdessiam, Bayer, Medical Science Laison.
Mira Ernkvist, Roche, Country Medical Lead.



SEMINAR SERIES ON LEADERSHIP AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT INSIDE AND OUTSIDE ACADEMIA!!!
February to May 2017
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KIPA is delighted to announce a seminar series for postdoc scientists interested in learning about leadership and project management from hand-picked experts working in academia, industry, and government.

The program is very exciting!
Spanning from tips on building a team in the software development sector to starting up your own lab, enabling innovation, advocating for science and much more.


Where: Hillarpsalen, Retzius väg 8, Solna campus


When: 5pm-6pm plus mingle


Read the program and more here!
KIPA GENERAL ANNUAL MEETING 2016

Another exciting year is about to end a new one will start soon: let’s make KIPA thrives!
As every year, we will have our general meeting. This is your opportunity to give us feedback on our activities, bring to our attention your concerns, ask us questions, get to know who runs KIPA, get involved, and vote for the elected executive board for 2017 (chair, vice-chair, treasurer, and secretary).

The Chairperson of KIPA will also give a short presentation on the activities and the achievements of KIPA in 2016. The presentation is followed by a panel discussion with the 2016 elected executive board.



SECOND POSTDOC DAY 2016!
From Postdoc to PI. How to make the leap?

KI postdoc association (KIPA) and junior faculty at KI (JF-KI) are delighted to announce the upcoming professional development event “From postdoc to PI. How to make the leap?”.

You will have the opportunity to interact with academic recruiters, representatives of funding agencies, and active independent researchers and discuss what they look for in a young researcher applying for an independent position.

The event will take place on October 18th, 2016, from 16:30-18:30, followed by mingle.
Location: Samuelsson Salen, Totmtebodavägen 6, Solna campus.


Read and see more here!

The summer is not over! Joi n us at the KI Postdoc Party!

Just right after summer, let’s hold on the good mood a bit longer… come and join us to the KIPA pub!
You'll find a great pub, a great crew, and live music!
Everybody can join!

Date: 23 September 2016
Time: 18:00 (open end)
Location: MTC lunch room, Campus Solna


We are looking forward to seeing you!



Explore your career options after postdoctoral training.
Round table discussion and social mingle with former postdocs.

Date: 26 May 16:30 - 18:30
Location: MF salen, Nobels väg 10, Campus Solna


Are you thinking about changing your career path? Are you wondering what skills are required to make such a change? If you are, then join our round table and get first-hand insights from previous postdoc trainees who successfully took the leap and pursued a non-academic research career path!



KI Career Perspectives 2016.

Junior Faculty has arranged an event with KI leadership to discuss the past and future calls in the KI Career Position grant system.
The event if of special interest to postdocs  interested in becoming Assistant Professors at KI and are applying for KI assistant professorships in 2016, but it is also of general interest for postdocs who will apply for assistant professorships later on.

Check out the program!

Leadership in Academia 2015

Last November, the KI Post Doc Association had the pleasure to organize and host the "Leadership in Academia" event associated with the KIPDA General Annual Meeting and Best PI at KI Award Ceremony.

You can find Pictures of the event here .
 
KIPA would like to thank eLife, KI Board of Research, KI Junior Faculty, and KI Career Service for their geneour sponsorship!