Early Career Energy Sector Chemists Symposium 2016

16 February 2016 10:00-16:00, London, United Kingdom

All chemists working in the energy area in the early stages of their careers are invited to attend the Early Career Energy Sector Chemists Symposium at The Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House, London, W1J 0BA on 16th February 2016, from 10:00 to 16:00. The Energy Sector invites abstracts from younger members from academia and industry for a competition for posters to be displayed during this event. The top 30 abstracts, as judged by an Energy Sector Technical Review Committee, will be invited to give a short elevator pitch presentation and present their poster at this event. Prizes will be awarded for the best presentations/posters. For RSC members the prizes will consist of a 1st Prize, (£250), a 2nd Prize, (£100), and 3 x 3rd Prizes of £50 each. For RSC members and non-members working in the fossil fuel area the Coal Research Forum will also be awarding up to 3 x £100 prizes. The event is open to all early career chemists, regardless of age and is free to attend.

10:00 Arrival and registration
10:20 Welcome
10:30 Keynote presentation: Jonathan Radcliffe (University of Birmingham)
11:00 Presentation by February 2015 event winner, Jo Humphrey (Bristol University) tbc
11:15 Flash presentations
12:30 Lunch and poster session
14:00 RSC Careers presentation
14:20 Career inspiring presentations from Nina Skorupska (Renewable Energy Association) and Mary Ryan (Imperial College)
15:20 Careers Panel Q&A
15:45 Prize-giving & wrap-up
16:00 Close

If you would like to apply to take part in the competition please download the application form (which can be found on the RSC Events page). Completed forms must be returned by 31st January 2016. There are a limited number of travel and subsistence bursaries available which can be applied for by early career RSC members. Please complete the downloadable form to apply. If you would like to book a slot with the RSC Careers Service please email careers@rsc.org.
Royal Society of Chemistry

The Library, Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BA, United Kingdom

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