Plant Science Career Event

Dear companies: come and meet your future employees! 

The career event is going to be a lunch-to-lunch conference with the main theme: career after the PhD. A lot of our focus is on the transition between the academia and industry, skills required to work in the private sector and expertise the young researchers can bring into the companies. You will get a chance to present and advertise your company (also by bringing information stands, leaflets etc.), to meet your potential future employees and to influence the direction of their career!

The event will also be an excellent opportunity for you to learn about research done by young plant researchers in Sweden and Denmark and a chance to discuss possible collaborations.

We already have over 50 registered young researchers and we hope you will join us and participate in discussions about choosing a future career path and to help us make the event a success.

To register contact:

If you are interested in joining the Plant Science Career Event please contact Lene Rasmussen or Erik Alexandersson

Preliminary program

Day 1

12:00 - 13:00  

Lunch and Welcome by the Organizing committee

13:00 - 13:10

Opening address

13:10 - 13:40

Keynote Speaker 1 ( 20 min talk + 10 min questions)

13:45 - 14:15

Keynote Speaker 2 ( 20 min talk + 10 min questions)

14:15 - 14:45

Afternoon coffee in poster room

14:45 - 18:00

Split sessions with:

o   Speed dating between young researchers and companies/organizations

o   Seminar on start-ups, patents and innovation

o   Seminar on networking

o   Panel discussion on “Life outside academia”

18:00 - 19:00

Mingle / Drinks in poster room



Day 2

The activities planned for the second day are mainly directed towards PhD students and postdocs, but you are very welcome to participate in all parts including the dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

8:00 - 9:00


9:00 - 10:00

Career workshop (Naturvetarna and the union JA)

10:00 - 10:30

Seminar on communicating science

10:30 - 12:00

Poster session/ PhD student mingle

12:00 - 13:00

Lunch and closing remarks


Registration fees:


Access to keynote lectures and speed dating/workshops (including coffee)

1 500 SEK

Day 1 only (including lunch, coffee and dinner)

2 150 SEK

Full two days (including overnight stay and meals)

4 700 SEK