The Science of Networking: Developing Your Personal Brand
"The Science of Networking: Developing Your Personal Brand"
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At one point or another, many people will seek out new career challenges and responsibilities. Skills related to personal branding and leveraging personal and professional networks will open doors to new opportunities for development.
Following the Keynote by Perry Monaco, LinkedIn, attendees will participate in a dynamic and interactive Panel Discussion with Pamela Shaver-Walker, Charles River Laboratories and Jason Tetro, Author of "The Germ Files", moderated by Holly Campbell, Health Canada, that will introduce new approaches and practices to enhance the way Scientists and Non-Scientists present themselves as a professional asset to any organization, whether in the public service, private sector, or academia.
• 4:30 - 4:40 pm Opening Remarks
• 4:40 - 5:10 pm Keynote Address
• 5:10 - 5:40 pm Personal Branding Exercise
• 5:40 - 6:20 pm Panel Discussion and Q&A
• 6:20 - 6:30 pm Closing Remarks
• 6:30 - 7:00 pm Networking
*cash bar to be operated on premises
Keynote Speaker: Perry Monaco, Head of Customer Success, LinkedIn
Perry is the Head of Customer Success at LinkedIn, managing teams in Canada and the USA.
These teams are responsible for building social media strategies for Talent Acquisition leaders around the world
leveraging the confluence of technology, marketing and recruitment to connect people with opportunities
around the world, at massive scale. Perry was one of the first 4.5 million members of LinkedIn and
sits in the top 10 of most engaged employee profiles on the global network. He has spoken at numerous
conferences around the world. Perry was the first Consultant in Canada for LinkedIn and
currently resides in Toronto.
Panelist: Pamela Shaver-Walker, Executive Director, Charles River Laboratories
Pamela Shaver-Walker, MSc has over 20 years of experience in the Life Sciences Industry, having held positions at Charles River Laboratories including Research Scientist, Director of Global Reporting and Executive Director of Process Optimization, North American Safety Assessment. Charles River provides essential products and services to help pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, government agencies and leading academic institutions around the globe accelerate their research and drug development efforts. Pamela has also held a Senior Manager position in SR&ED and Business Tax Incentives at Ernst & Young, LLP. She is the current Chair of the Greater Montreal Chapter of Women in Bio, an organization of professional women from all career walks in the field of life sciences. The goals of WIB include enabling and empowering women to reach the highest levels of leadership, and -- more importantly -- to fulfill their own career aspirations. The Greater Montreal Chapter includes over 100 members from biotech and pharma companies, universities and institutes, law and accounting firms, marketing and PR firms, CROs and CMOs.
Panelist: Jason Tetro, Author of 'The Germ Files'
Jason Tetro started out in biochemistry but eventually found a home in microbiology and immunology. He worked in several fields including bloodborne, food and water pathogens; environmental microbiology; disinfection and antisepsis; and emerging pathogens such as SARS, avian flu, and Zika virus. He is currently a Visiting Scientist at the University of Guelph. In addition to his academic work, Jason is the author of two bestselling books and is frequently featured on popular social media outlets.
Moderator: Holly Campbell, Health Canada
Holly Campbell, MSc presently works in the area of policy, communications and regulatory affairs at Health Canada, and has a background in the field of toxicology, both in industry at Charles River Laboratories, and government at Health Canada. She is currently a councillor with the Board of the Society of Toxicology of Canada, an organization promoting the work and collaboration of toxicogists in Canada.
Who should attend?
Professionals, researchers, students and executives working in scientific, academic and government environments who wish to enhance their ability to connect with people within their networks.
What are my parking options getting to the event?
Paid public parking is available within a short walking distance from this venue.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
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What is the refund policy?
No refunds will be given after Monday November 28, 2016.