PGS Career Symposium 2018

Apr 27, 2018

9:00am to 5:00pm 

Please join BTI’s Postgraduate Society (PGS) for their annual Career Symposium. Events will include a panel discussion, workshops, and a happy hour.

Panelists will include:

Workshop topics:

Jesse Munkvold: The value of a plan
Erica Fishel: From Ph.D. to Patent Law:  Bringing Together Science, Technology Transfer, and Entrepreneurship
Tom Ruttledge: Taking the road less traveled and finding happiness


9:00 AM  Registration and breakfast
9:15 AM Opening remarks and program introduction – Kitty Zhang
9:35 AM Panelists introduction with brief talk by each speaker
10:35 AM Panel discussion
12:00 PM Lunch with speakers
1:30 PM Workshop 1
2:20 PM Workshop 2
3:15 PM Games and gifts
3:45 PM Closing remarks – Paul Debbie
4:00 PM Happy hour


Limited space is available for the workshops and lunch. First preference will be given to BTI PGS members.

This event is sponsored and presented by BTI’s Postgraduate Society (PGS). If you need any accommodations in order to participate in this event, or you would like more information, please contact Kitty Zhang ( or Hanno Andreas Ludewig (


This event is presented with generous support from BTI and the Triad Foundation.

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