What to do after dissertation – Interested in a career outside the academia?
Apotekarsocieteten/Swedish Pharmaceutical Society invites you to an inspiration day for PhD-students or PhD about alternative career paths in life science outside the academy. During the day you will meet people who share their personal experiences from a variety of interesting working places in biotechnology companies, diagnostics, authorities, healthcare and pharmaceutical companies. The day includes a lot of time to network and ask questions to lecturers and other participants. Your might have your background in chemistry, biomedicine, pharmacy, biotechnology, or other relevant area. In addition, the Swedish Pharmaceutical Society will also describe its role as a meeting place and how membership can provide benefits for professionals in the pharmaceutical field throughout the entire career.
Most welcome to join us in Stockholm!
10:00 Welcome to Apotekarsocieteten, Karin Meyer, CEO Apotekarsocieteten
Scholarship and prizes, Birgitta Karpesjö, Director of communication Apotekarsocieteten
10.30 Carriers outside the academia, tips and inspiration for jobs in the Biotech, pharmaceutical and Med-Tech industry, Niclas Lindqvist, working as senior advisor Pharmaceutical industry, Lecturer- Career Advisor.
10.50 Career and development opportunities in the Biotech and pharmaceutical industry, Åsa Rosenqvist, PhD Linköping University, Director Innovation at XSpray Pharma AB
11.15 Coffee and wrap – networking
11.45 “The journey of a clinical pharmacology scientist working in Research and Development in the pharmaceutical industry and regulatory authority”, René Bouw, PhD from Uppsala University, Science Director for PK at the Swedish Medical Product Agency.
12.10 What to think about when applying for the first Medical Affairs job in the pharmaceutical industry. What do the titles MSL, Medical Advisor, Medical Director etc. stand for? What is the value of having a research background? Erik Andersson, PhD Karolinska Institute, Medical Affairs Lead at Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
12.35 How I started a pharma company developing next generation biologics from a research observation, Evelina Vågelsjö, PhD Uppsala University/ MBA, Cofounder and CEO Ilya Pharma AB and Post doc researcher in physiology at Uppsala University.
13.00 Coffee break - networking
13.20 Developing the role of clinical pharmacists in patient-centred, inter-professional teams, Ulrika Gillespie, MSc PhD, Uppsala University Hospital (Akademiska sjukhuset)
13:45 Apply your expertice in the diagnostics industry, Mirja Mindemark (TBD), PhD Uppsala University, Senior Account Manager at Roche Diagnostics
14.10 Different areas of expertice in the Clinical Trials sector – the personal experience from a pharmacist, Pernilla Sandwall, MSc Pharmacy, Uppsala University, Chief Operating Officer at InDex Pharmaceuticals
14.35 Discussion with invited speakers, all participants
15:10 Closing, Karin Meyer
15.20 Networking and snacks to 18.00
17.00-18.00 Visit to our pharmacymuseum for those that are interested.
Time and place
Tid: 10:00-18:00 November 15th 2018.
Plats: Apotekarsocieteten, Wallingatan 26 A
You can apply for scholarships through the IF Foundation for travel to Stockholm. Search before September 30th!
Selection will be based on received notifications and doctoral students who are at end of their PhD studies, and PhD graduates within 3 years will be prioritized. Therefore, under “Övriga kommentarer” in the application form, please enter:
1) If you are a PhD student: Year of expected PhD degree, including university and research area
2) If you have disputed: Year of dissertation, title of your doctoral dissertation, at which university you have studied and what your employment is today
Last day for registration: October 19th
Members are prioritized for sign-up, but for non-members we offer a tryout opportunity - use the discount code APS13502 at the counter. The event is free for members, and costs 350 SEK for others.
Sign up now by clicking "Sign up here" in the right column by November 11th.
There is a no show-fee of 200 SEK in case of not attending or cancelling. Cancel on November 11th at the latest.
If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact: Lisa Bandholtz: firstname.lastname@example.org
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What to do after dissertation - Interested in a career outside the academia?
Plats: Apotekarsocieteten, Wallingatan 26 A
Pris: 350 SEK
Become a MEMBER and attend for free!
Not yet a member and interested in participating in this activity? Now you have the opportunity to participate free of charge by using the discount code APS13502. Discount code is valid once per person.
We apply a No Show fee of 200 SEK for non-attendance or cancellation. Cancel by contact Annika Lundvall, see contact details below.
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111 81 Stockholm
Besöksadress: Wallingatan 26A
Telefon: 08-723 50 00 Fax: 08-20 55 11