2019 Postdoctoral Research and Career Symposium

Registration is now open for the 2019 Postdoctoral Research and Career Symposium.

Deadline for abstracts is Oct. 18

The 2019 Postdoctoral Research and Career Symposium will take place Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Building 240 TCS Conference Center.

The symposium:

  • Showcases postdoctoral research
  • Highlights diverse career paths for postdocs
  • Promotes networking among postdocs and with industry representatives

This year’s keynote speaker is Dr. Valerie Taylor, Division Director for Mathematics and Computing Science (MCS) at Argonne.  Dr. Taylor received her Ph.D. in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1991. Prior to joining Argonne, Dr. Taylor held leadership positions in academia, including serving as the head of the computer science and engineering department at Texas A&M and as senior associate dean of academic affairs in the College of Engineering and a Regents Professor and the Royce E. Wisenbaker Professor in the Department of Computer Science.

A career panel featuring Argonne postdoctoral alumni from diverse careers is being organized by the PSA Symposium committee.

Postdocs can participate by:

  • Presenting their research at one of two poster sessions
  • Submitting their resumes to be shared with industry participants
  • Registering as a general attendee to network and focus on career exploration

Registration and abstract submission are now open. Abstracts should be submitted by Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. Attendee-only registration will remain open until Friday, Oct. 25, 2019.

Register today

Resumes will be provided for company exhibitors. Please submit resumes by Oct. 18, 2019, using the instructions and template available on the symposium webpage.

Event Contacts

This event is organized by the Postdoctoral Society of Argonne and the Postdoctoral Program Office.

To volunteer and for more information on how to participate, contact the Symposium Committee Chairperson Ahmed Farghaly (CSE).

For resume submission and general inquiries: [email protected]


About Kristene Henne

Kristene “Tina” Henne is Argonne’s Postdoctoral Program Lead for the Argonne Leadership Institute. In this role, she facilitates the postdoc appointment process, postdoc career development, mentoring, advises the Postdoctoral Society of Argonne and serves as a navigator for postdoctoral issues.
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