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Networking Forum: Meet our guests!

A network of professionals from the industry, coaches and alumni will be available to answer your questions and discuss career paths.

Schedule and place: 12:30-14:30, Coffee Corner

Company booths will also be present (scroll down): 11:00-17:30, Hall

Meet professionals/alumni: Our Guests
M·Corner: Alumni with a Msc Degree
Emmanuelle Bays Global Brand Lead at Novartis
Noémie Gay Head of Quality Management at Leman Micro Devices
Gilda Giudici Science Mediator at L’ideatorio of Università della Svizzera italiana
Lea Megali
Coordinator at Natural Park of Gruyère Pays d’Enhaut
Jérémie Perreaud Patent Engineer at André Roland SA
Lilia Salimova Trial Administration Specialist at Actelion
Audrey Schenker Engineer at Genohm
Dr·Corner: Alumni with a Doctorate/PhD Degree
Sylvain Antoniazza Researcher at Ornithological station
Caroline Baer Associate Specialist in Molecular Nutrition
at Nestlé
Grégoire Castella
Deputy Director at Antenna Technologies
Gabriela Ecco NGS Scientist at Sophia Genetics
Céline Genton
Scientific Activities Manager at European Respiratory Society
Martina Perin
Medical Affairs Operations Coordinator at Celgene
Aurélien Roger
Regional Sales Director at Timac Agro Swiss SA
Carolin von Schoultz
Scientific Officer at LS2
Doc·Corner: Alumni with a Post·doctoral Experience
Anna Brandenburg Scientific Assistant at SNSF
Sandra Da Costa Collaborator at Center for Biomedical Imaging, EPFL
Nicola Dynes Project Manager at ERT
Christèle Gonneau Staff Scientist at Covance
Jérémie Guignard ClinTech & Research Specialist at Cochlear
Enrique Neumann Application Specialist Genomics at Tecan
Aitana Neves da Silva Project Manager at Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics
Tamara Tanos Product Manager Oncology at InSphero AG
Nicolo Rigamonti Therapeutic Area Leader at Molecular Partners AG
Susy Wagnières Project Manager at UNIL
Maxime Fournier Project Manager at E.M.S. Electro Medical Service SA
Other Guests
Rahel Chopathar Rahel is a multilingual professional with a broad range of experience in employer branding, career entry counseling, project management and strategy development. She holds a university degree in Architecture and in Marketing. She has a proven track record in the academic environment as well as in fast-moving telecommunication industry having worked at Orange Communications, ETH Zurich and EPFL among others. Rahel is currently working as HR Marketing specialist at the Swiss Confederation.

Schedule and place: 9:15-16:00, Hall

Exhibitors
Name Description
Banane App Banane App is a mobile recruiting app that connects candidates and recruiters.
BioAlps BioAlps offers you a dynamic network, an innovative and supportive environment, and immediate access to the world of life sciences.
BNF BNF is active throughout Switzerland and has 20 years of experience in supporting academics. They assist highly qualified specialists at career crossroads through personal counselling, fostering professional networks and focussed training so that they can successfully place their professional know-how and skills in the job market.
BSNL The Bioscience Network Lausanne is a non-profit association comprising PhD students and Post-Doctoral Fellows working in the fields of Biology, Life Sciences and Biotechnology in the Lausanne area. The association aims to support career development of students from Life Sciences. We organize meetings, seminars, talks and career development/counseling sessions for graduate students to identify and focus on their areas of interest and potential job and research opportunities.
Celgene Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company committed to improving the lives of patients worldwide.
Ferring Pharmaceuticals Ferring is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development of innovative treatments that make a real difference in people’s lives all over the world.
HBA Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association is a global nonprofit organization comprised of individuals and organizations from across the healthcare industry committed to achieving gender parity in leadership positions, facilitating career and business connections, and providing effective practices that enable organizations to realize the full potential of their female talent.
HEP Haute Ecole Pédagogique VD / Pädagogische Hochschule VD
Kelly Services Kelly specializes in providing partner companies with staffing solutions. Backed by an international network of offices, they deliver a wide range of services, including recruiting, human resources management and placement for job-seekers.
Life Science Zurich Young Scientist Network Life Science Zurich Young Scientist Network is a non-profit organization created and run by a group of graduate students & post-docs of the University and the ETH Zurich. Young Scientist Network operates under the wing of Life Science Zurich. They strive to reduce the existing gap between academic research and the life science industry. They host events to allow young academics to explore the world of biotechnology and to stimulate constructive interactions between people from various life science sectors.
Manpower Manpower is a world leader in innovative workforce solutions.
PhD Association ADAS The ADAS (Association des Doctorants et Assistants en Sciences) association seeks to promote the interests of PhD students, to organize social and scientific events all year long and therefore gives the opportunity to PhD students to interact. The Co-president of ADAS, Mr. Omaya Dudin is also the Co-founder of Karmagenes.
Promega With a portfolio of more than 3,000 products covering the fields of genomics, protein analysis and expression, cellular analysis, drug discovery and genetic identity, Promega is a global leader in providing innovative solutions and technical support to life scientists in academic, industrial and government settings.
QuintilesIMS QuintilesIMS delivers integrated information and technology solutions to drive healthcare forward. With a global team of 50,000, QuintilesIMS harnesses insights, commercial and scientific depth, and executional expertise to empower clients to achieve some of their most important goals: Improving clinical, scientific and commercial results. Realizing the full potential of innovations. And, ultimately, driving healthcare forward.
Sam Speaks Science What is the point of creating knowledge if you are unable to share it? Most experts know how to give an objective and rigorous presentation, but only a few speak about their work with compelling and engaging stories. Samuel Lagier leads workshops to help experts transform their knowledge into impactful talks.
Skillspotting Born from recruiters, managers and job seekers cross-visions, Skillspotting brings together specialists from different horizons and domains to reveal hard and soft skills matching ratios between Talents and Positions.
SV Postdoc Association The main goals of SV Postdoc Association are networking, organizing career events, inform you about interesting events and be a gateway for prospective postdoc candidates in the field of life science.
Swiss Association of Pharmaceutical Professionals SwAPP members come from pharmaceutical companies, contract research organizations, health care institutions, biotech companies, health authorities and ethics committees and welcomes members with an academic background (e.g. life sciences, biology, pharmaceutics or a similar field, and physicians, as well as non-academic health professionals). 6 to 9 professionals will be at the booth to share their experience with participants. All will be qualified professionals in drugs and medical devices development, coming mainly from Clinical and Regulatory Affairs.
Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics The SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics is an independent, non-profit foundation that includes some 65 bioinformatics research and service groups and some 800 scientists from the major Swiss schools of higher education and research institutes.
Together AG Together AG offers during the Life Science Career Day the “Career Starter Guide” (FR/DE). It is the leading career guide in Switzerland. The price for a copy is 35 CHF. At the Life Science Career day, you will receive a copy for free.
United BioSource Corporation United BioSource Corporation (UBC) is a scientific and medical affairs organization that collaborates with life science companies. The aim is to develop and commercialize biopharmaceuticals, medical devices, and other health care products.
Venture Kick Venture Kick aims for an early detection and promotion of promising business ideas at Swiss universities and schools of higher education.
And many others (we will update the website accordingly)!

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