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DATE: February 12, 2018
TIME: 5PM – 7:15PM (Check-in at 4:45PM)
LOCATION: William Doo Auditorium
Many conferences and panels talk about their respective careers in scientific research and academia. But how can one balance a career in academia with one’s personal life? How does a career in science impact their relationships? We’ve invited professionals to share their experiences and opinions to give students more perspective on how to balance their career and personal and romantic relationships, a consideration often overlooked in choosing our careers. The event will follow a panel discussion and a mingling session.
*This is a FREE event. To guarantee your spot, please register on our Eventbrite page!*
 
 
— SPEAKER LIST —
 
Dr. Colleen Dockstader, Ph.D, Assistant Professor – HMB
 
Dr. Evan Lewis, M.D., Pediatric Neurologist
 
Dr. Vincent Tropepe, Ph.D, Chair – CSB
 
Dr. Ashley Waggoner-Denton, Ph.D, Assistant Professor – PSY
 
Samantha Yammine, Ph.D Candidate, MGY
 
Xia (Shawn) Wen, M.D Candidate, Faculty of Medicine
 
Kaitlyn Lam, M.D Candidate, Faculty of Medicine
 
— NOTES FOR ATTENDEES —
 
On the Eventbrite form, please indicate 4 speakers that you’d like to meet. Two will be guaranteed during the mingling session, but the other two will be uncertain (only when time permits). You will also be asked to indicate 3 questions that you have in general or for a specific speaker during the panel discussion.
 
— ITINERARY —
 
4:45PM – 5:00PM: Registration
 
5:00PM – 5:10PM: Welcome address (NAUS secretary) and introduction of panelists
 
5:10PM – 5:50PM: Panel discussion
 
5:50PM – 6:00PM: Panel wrap-up
 
6:00PM – 7:00PM: Mingling session
 
7:00PM – 7:15PM: Conclusion of mingling & closing address (NAUS co-presidents)
 
— DIRECTIONS & ACCESSIBILITY —
 
 
Map of William Doo Auditorium (labelled “exam room”): http://ace.utoronto.ca/i/ROOM_SIGNAGE/NR%20William%20Doo%20Auditorium%208-25.pdf
 
If you have any questions about accessibility or additional accessibility requests, please let us know!
Hope to see you there!
Grace Manalili
VP Communications