LeadNet 2014 Program:

May 26th 2014

Cross-sectional Workshops

12h – 16h Brains, Behaviours and Complex Dynamics (Workshop Program)
organized by Gabriele Bixel, Gabriele Lohmann, Matthias Munk and Petra Ritter

12h – 16h Renewable Energy and Energiewende (Workshop Program)
organized by Harun Tueysuez

12h – 16h Making Use of Omics (Workshop Program)
organized by Richard Reinhardt and Sebastian Leidel

16h – 16h30 Coffee Break

Common Session: about the MPG, career development in the MPG
16h30 – 16h40 Sebastian Leidel (MPI for molecular Biomedicine): Welcome and Introduction

16h40 – 17h05 Heidi Schuster (MPG Headquarters): Issues of Data Security and Privacy

17h05 – 17h20 Michael Schmid (Ernst Strüngmann Institute of Neuroscience): Special Institutes 1: The ESI

17h20 – 17h35 Dagmar Wachten (CAESAR): Special Institutes 2: The CAESAR

17h35 Herbert Jäckle (Vice President, BMS): Talk & Discussion

19h30 Dinner

20h30 Posters & Get-Together

May 27th 2014

Scientific Keynote Speaker
8h30 – 9h Scientific Keynote Speaker: Wolfgang Schmidt (MPI for Coal Research): Energy- and Petrochemistry-related Applications of Nanoporous Solids
Joint Scientific Session: Talks across the Sections
9h – 9h30 Scientific Talk 1 (CPTS): Martin Hilchenbach (MPI for Solar Systems Research): Rosetta – ESA’s comet chaser or the short cut to the Early Solar System

9h30 – 10h Scientific Talk 2 (BMS): Christian Kost (MPI for Chemical Ecology): Are bacteria superorganisms or just super organisms?

10h00 – 10h30 Scientific Talk 3 (GSHS): Molly Henry (MPI for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences): Human perceptual experience depends on brain–environment synchronization

10h30 – 11h Coffee Break

Career Session
11h – 11h30 Ulla Weber (MPG Headquarters): Family & Equal Gender in the MPG

11h30 – 12h00 Career Development: Mario Albrecht (Uni Graz): From MPS to Professorship

12h00 – 12h45 Johanna Erdmenger (MPI for Physics, Presidential Committee for Career Development of Young Researchers in the MPS): Career tracks and career development of young research leaders in the MPS

12h45 – 13h45 Lunch

13h45 – 14h45 Ferdi Schüth (Vice President, CPTS): Talk & Discussion

3rd Party funding
14h45 – 17h00 Funding Workshop

Cornelia Schneider (EU-bureau of the BMBF): Horizon 2020 and the program for the Future and Emerging Technologies (FET)

Katja Hübel (EU office, MPI für Eisenforschung GmbH): Writing a successful grant application. Experiences of 10 years as a consultant