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The 2011 ASHS Annual Conference

Symposium--How to Succeed Professionally In Academia, Government, or Industry

To generate discussion on how to put together a productive research, teaching, and/or extension program to ensure success, both professionally and personally. Speakers will focus on academia, government, and industry programs.
This symposium is targeted to both junior and senior scientists in academia, government, and industry and focuses on how to succeed in the promotion process by developing and maintaining a successful research, teaching, and/or extension program. Administrators from all three areas will speak on general expectations for promotion (and tenure) in their respective systems. This will be followed by presentations from junior scientists describing how they developed a successful program and presentations from more senior scientists on how to maintain a successful program, including program and/or career changes. Finally, ideas on mentoring junior scientists to help ensure success will be presented.
Monday, September 26, 2011: 8:00 AM
Kohala 1