Program 2024

900

Welcome desk opens

945
Aud.B

SESSION 1

The Role of the Scientist in Society

Conference
Laure Crabbe-Vert, Life Science Innovation Manager & Scientific Coordinator at LVMH Recherche

Introduction
Niko Geldner, Professor in Plant Molecular Biology, Head of the Doctoral School FBM, University of Lausanne

Moderator of the day
Carina Schey, International public speaker & coach in effective communication and leadership

1050
Hall

BREAK

1100
Aud.B

SESSION 2

Presentation by our Diamond Sponsor (20min)

Flash talks:
companies & organizations will have one minute to introduce themselves, which will help you prepare your pitch when you join them in the hall.

1150
Hall

LUNCH & NETWORKING

Organizations’ booths & delegates (present all day)
By visiting the booths, you will have the opportunity to personally interact with potential employers. Our advice: have your LinkedIn profile up-to-date or bring a business card or a short resume.

CV Photo Booth with aliaphoto: add the perfect touch to your resume with a professional headshot.

Chat with a professional recruiter – with Talendo: come with your resume and get valuable feedback from the private sector! This exercise is recommended for those who have a clear idea of their professional goals and are already looking for work outside academia.

Mandatory registration at the CV Desk, 9.15-10.30, limited number of places, first come first served.

The traditional CV check given by the university services is not offered during the LSCD, as you have access to this offer all year round on campus.

1330
Aud.B

SESSION 3

What’s in store for my job prospects after university?

Part 1: Discover companies and organizations, and get ready with questions about working in the private sector.
Platinum companies’ presentations

Part 2: Meet our panel of professionals from public, non-profit and private sectors. Join them afterwards in the lobby for a lively networking session, making the most of their expertise and advice.

1420
Hall

NETWORKING & CAREER ORIENTATION

Meet more than 30 alumni/invited speakers working in a wide variety of fields (public, parapublic & private sectors).
Get a chance to have a chat with them, to discover their career and what they currently do, to ask them questions and receive precious advice from them!

Organizations’ booths & delegates

1600
Aud.B

SESSION 4

Purposeful Paths: First Steps in the Transition to Employment (round table)


Two experts in
Transition to Employment: Koorosh Massoudi, Professor, Research center in vocational psychology and career counseling (CePCO) @UNIL
The Job Market in the Life Sciences Field:  Fanny Sion, Manager, Michael Page Healthcare & Life Sciences

Five professionals & alumni:
High-Quality Products: Laure Crabbe-Vert, Life Science Innovation Manager & Scientific Coordinator at LVMH Recherche
Nature: Jerôme Pellet, Director and Founder of nplusp
Nutrition: Sandra Sulser, Innovation Manager at Swiss Food Research
Plant Cell: Sarah Eubanks, Scientist Cell Biology at KWS SAAT SE & Co. KGaA
Virus Safety: Christoph Zürcher, Senior Scientist, Global Pathogen Safety Support, CSL Behring
Neglected Diseases: Stéphanie Braillard, Non-Clinical Development Leader at DNDi

Read more about our speakers here.

1715

End of event



This program might be subject to minor changes.
More information on the various sessions and companies/speakers will later be added.