Trainee Retreat 2019

The NextGen Association is pleased to announce its Second Annual Broad Institute Trainee Retreat:

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Samberg Conference Center – MIT
Chang Building (E52), 50 Memorial Drive, Cambridge

REGISTER to attend

Retreat Agenda

8:30-9:00

Attendee Check-in and Continental Breakfast

9:00-9:30

Introductory Remarks
Presented by Martine Therrien, Co-chair, NextGen Association

9:30-10:30

Morning Plenary
“Intersections: Science, Business, and Diversity”
Presented by Lydia Villa-Komaroff

10:30-11:00

Break

11:00-12:30

Trainee Presentations

12:30-2:00

Lunch BreakCareer Discussion Tables

2:00-3:00

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Seminar: “Navigating Your Career Choices”
Presented by Lauren Celano, PropelCareers

Panel Discussion: “Unconventional Collaborations”

3:15-4:45

Workshop
“Advanced Approach to Scientific Writing”
Presented by George Gopen, JD, PhD

5:00-6:00

Afternoon Plenary
“Science Reporting In the Age of Fake News”
Presented by Carl Zimmer

6:30-9:00

Post-Retreat Celebration
Glass House, 450 Kendall St., Cambridge