Program PhACE - 15 & 16 April 2024

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During PhACE (PhD Activating Career Event), PhD candidates can ex­plore different career options the Dutch labour market has to offer. PhACE is a 2-day event and consists of plenary talks by experts, discussions and 4 workshop rounds.

PhACE REGISTRATION FORM

Program

Monday 15 April 2024

TimeProgram
8.45-9.15Registration & Coffee
9.15-9.45Welcome & introduction by chair Lisa Peters
9.45-10.30Track 1 - A career in academia: Scientific role & Next to science
Fenella Fleischmann (UvA, professor)
- Bawan Amin (UU, Resarch Suport Officer FSBS)
10.30-11.00Coffee break
11.00-13.00Workshop round 1 : Exploring your motivation & qualities
  - Self-analysis for career orientation
  - Knowing your qualities & working with core quadrants
  - Labour market orientation & the role of personal qualities
  - Your ideal job 
13.00-14.00Lunch
14.00-14.45Track 2 - A career outside academia: NGO & Government
- Esther Luiten (ASC - Aquaculture Stewardship Council)
- Sebastiaan Wijsman (Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
14.45-15.15Coffee break
15.15-17.15Workshop round 2 : Enhancing your skill set
  - Negotiating about career issues
  - Communication styles and giving positive feedback
  - Networking skills
  - Online branding & Networking with LinkedIn 
17.15-18.30Borrel

Tuesday 16 April 2024

TimeProgram
8.45-9.00Registration & Coffee
9.00-9.15Welcome & reflection on day 1 by chair Lisa Peters
9.15-10.00Track 3 - A career outside academia: R&D & Consultancy
- Anna Nikolaenkova (ASML)
- Bas Castelijns (PwC)
10.00-10.30Coffee break
10.30-12.30Workshop round 3 : Enhancing your skill set
  - Personal Branding
  - Preparing for a successful job interview
  - Dealing with stress & Boosting your self-confidence
  - The art of choosing
12.30-13.30Lunch
13.30-15.30Workshop round 4 : Additional & repetition workshops
  - Discover entrepreneurship
  - Insights into your Transferable skills 
  - Preparing for a successful job interview
  - Respectful persuasion 
15.30-16.00Coffee break
16.00-16.45Track 4 - A career outside academia: Teaching & Science Communication
- Robin Geitenbeek (Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences)
- Liza Cornet (Studio Wetenschap)
16.45-17.00The next phace in your future career by chair Lisa Peters
17.00-18.30Borrel

Please note that the program may be subject to change.

Tracks

In each track two experts from different work fields share their work experiences. Each expert gives a short presentation about his or her background, current job and skills. After these presentations there will be a Q&A session. You can prepare for the tracks by thinking of questions you would like to ask the guests. 

Workshops

You are going to attend 4 workshops in total during PhACE. In each of the 4 workshop rounds you can choose in what workshop you would like to participate. 

You can find a description of the workshops at the PhACE website.

Start date and time
End date and time
Location
Academiegebouw Utrecht
Entrance fee
No entrance fee
Registration

Registration will open on Tuesday 5 March 2024 via this website. 

More information
PhACE website