Networking can often feel daunting, yet it’s essential to be successful in any career path. All of us can benefit from a more systematic approach to networking. In this lecture, Jean-Luc Doumont will cover approaches to effective networking (with a focus on conferences and other academic settings), both face-to-face and online, each time offering concrete, readily applicable tips. Jean-Luc is acclaimed worldwide for his no-nonsense approach, and his highly applicable, often life-changing, recommendations on a wide range of topics of interest to researchers. This event is open to GSAS students and postdocs in all disciplines and is co-sponsored by OCS and the FAS Office for Postdoctoral Affairs. GSAS students, PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
Speaker Bio: Jean-luc Doumont is an articulate, entertaining, and thought-provoking speaker. He reaches a wide range of audiences worldwide as an invited speaker at companies, universities, research laboratories, and major conferences. He is an engineer from the Louvain School of Engineering, holds a PhD in applied physics from Stanford University, and is author of "Trees, Maps, and Theorems," his book about “effective communication for rational minds.”