Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future

2017 Annual Meeting | Oct. 22-25 | Tampa, FL

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Division: ACS238 Graduate Student Committee

Title: Graduate Student Networking Session - Building Professional Relations Workshop

Organizers: Leonardo M. Bastos and Martin Battaglia
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Format: Oral Topical Session
Keywords: Career development, Graduate student and Networking

Session Description: The Graduate Student Networking Session has been revamped and is now promoted as part of the DuPont Pioneer Plant Sciences Symposia series. This 2-hour session is divided in two parts. From 4 to 5 PM, three invited speakers will present on networking skills and entrepreneurship, followed by Q&A. Our confirmed speakers are Stella Salvo with Monsanto, Pat Schnable with Iowa State University, Roch Gaussoin with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Tabaré Abadie with Dupont Pioneer. From 5 to 6 PM, students will network with professional mentors from diverse fields, as well as with other graduate students in a casual environment.