The Mentoring Lunch at the International Semantic Web Conference brings together graduate students and early-career researchers with experienced researchers from both, industry and academia for a lively discussion and question-answering session on a variety of topics.
If you are a PhD student, a postdoc, or have just started an independent research career and would like to get advice on any of the round-table topics listed below, please consider registering.
- Is grad school right for you?
- How to pick the right research area?
- Publishing. How important is it for your PhD ? When is your story ready to be published? Which journals and conferences to try? Who should be involved in writing the paper, and who should be coauthors?
- How to handle problems with your advisor or colleagues.
- After your Ph.D. – what comes next? Choice between postdoc, faculty position, jobs outside academia.
- Starting your own lab: where and how (tenured/fellowship/Grant) and other issues.
- Preparing for tenure/promotion.
- Raising kids while pursuing an academic career.
- Publishing. How important is it for your career? When is your story ready to be published? Which journals and conferences to try? Who should be involved in writing the paper, and who should be coauthors?
The Mentoring Lunch will take place on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 in the lunch break. For further details, please see http://iswc2015.semanticweb.org/program/mentoring-lunch
Please note that places at the event will be allocated on a first-come, first-serve basis. The lunch is filling up so apply now if you want to attend! Please forward this email to anyone who you think would be interested in attending.