LeadNet Meeting 2016

30th to 31st of May 2016 I Harnack House I Berlin

For registration to this years LeadNet meeting, please send an e-mail with your name and your host Max Planck Institute to Sebastian Leidel (MPI for Molecular Biomedicine).
Please give your name and specify your Max Planck Institute in your registration mail! The LeadNet Meeting 2016 will be free of charge, registration is nevertheless required. In case you register and do not show up or cancel less than two weeks before, we will have to fine you with 116 € .

Please take care of your accommodation by yourself and book your room directly! We have reserved rooms at:
Other hotels in the vicinity include the Seminaris Campushotel Berlin, which is in walking distance.

Program 2016

Monday, 30.5.2016

10h – 12h LeadNet Business meeting of the steering committee (everybody is welcome!)

11h30 – 12h Light lunch

Parallel workshops (12h – 16h)

Interdisciplinary Neurobiology in the Max Planck Society
organized by Hauke Werner (MPI for Experimental Medicine) and Gabriele Bixel (MPI for Molecular Biomedicine)

Visualization workshop
organized by Bianca Habermann (MPI of Biochemistry, Martinsried), held by Moritz Stefaner (Truth & Beauty)

Digitalisation of research in the lab
organized by Matias Hernandez (MPI of Biochemistry, Martinsried)

Postdoc workshop I (12-14h): Planning your postdoc more strategically
organized by Christiane Haupt and Ilka Schiesser-Gäbler (MPG Headquarter)

Postdoc workshop II (14-16h): Exploring job opportunities on the non-academic market
organized by Christiane Haupt and Ilka Schiesser-Gäbler (MPG Headquarter)

16h – 16h30 Coffee break

Common session 1: about the MPG

16h30 – 16h40 Eva Troelenberg (KHI, Florence): Welcome and Introduction

16h40 – 17h10 Ilka Schiessler-Gäbler (MPG Headquarter): The Max Planck Society as part of the „Science Initiative Integration“

17h10 – 17h40 Christina Beck (MPG Headquarter): Challenges in Communication – internal and external

17h40 – 19h10 Reinhard Jahn (MPI for Biophysical Chemistry): The situation of young researchers in the MPS

19h30 Dinner

20h30 Scientific posters & get-together (Wine & Cheese)

Tuesday, 31.5.2016

Common scientific session – talks across the sections

9h00-9h30 Christian Hallmann (MPI for Biogeochemistry) – CPTS
Early life

9h30-10h00 Miriam Liedvogel (MPI of Evolutionary Biology) – BMS
The genetic basis of bird migration

10h00-10h30 Carolin Görzig (MPI for Social Anthropology) – GSHS

10h30 – 11h15 Coffee break

Common Session 2: Career Session

11h15 – 11h45 Anke Hübenthal (FemmeNet, MPI for European Legal History): Initiatives for female scientists

11h45 – 12h15 Christian Renner (DFG): A Career in Science Management

12h15 – 12h45 Johanna Erdmenger (MPI for Physics):
From MPS to Professorship

13h00 – 14h00 Lunch

Scientific Keynote

14h15-14h45 Marie-Claire Foblets (MPI for Social Anthropology): Beyond the challenges of integration

Common Session 3: 3rd Party Funding

14h45 – 17h Funding Workshop

14h45 – 16h Mareike Schmitt (KoWi – EU Liaison Office of the German Research Organisations): Horizon 2020 and the European schemes

16h – 17h Stephanie Splett Rudolph (BMBF): (Unusual) Funding tools for Group Leaders