Mentoring Event at ISIT

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Round Table Mentoring, or All the Mentoring You Need in 90 Minutes
  • ISIT
When Jun 26, 2017
from 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM
Where Eurogress Foyer
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The IEEE Information Theory Society Outreach Subcommittee Presents:

Round Table Mentoring, or
All the Mentoring You Need in 90 Minutes

Monday, June 26, 2017
18:30 - 20:00

Need help with your job search? Funding? Creating your own network of mentors? Join the Outreach Subcommittee and other ISIT attendees for hors d'oeuvres and lively discussion of these and other pressing career issues. There will be eleven parallel round table discussions, each centered around a different topic, and each led by mentors with expertise to share. Stay at one of the following tables for a deep dive or move from table to table to discuss different facets of your career:

o Navigating the academic job market
    Hessam Mahdavifar and Jing Yang
o Industry or academia?
    Urs Niesen and Mohammad Ali Maddah-Ali
o Navigating the tenure and promotion process
    Michèle Wigger and Osvaldo Simeone
o The postdoc experience
    Yanina Shkel and Lele Wang
o Life after tenure
    Roy Yates and Aylin Yener
o Funding your research
    Salman Avestimehr and Deniz Gunduz
o Effective teaching techniques
    Henry Pfister and Stark Draper
o Branching into allied fields
    Anand Sarwate and Kannan Ramchandran
o Effective paper writing
    Sennur Ulukus and Vincent Y. F. Tan
o Writing your book
    Raymond Yeung and Ruediger Urbanke
o Creating your mentoring network
    The Outreach Subcommittee

Sponsored by the IEEE Information Theory Society Outreach Subcommittee:
Joerg Kliewer, co-chair <>
Aaron Wagner, co-chair <>
Tara Javidi <>
Bobak Nazer <>
Vincent Y. F. Tan <>

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