Academic Calendar

Week of Monday, September 18th 2017


Monday, September 18th 2017
12:30 pm:
National Postdoc Association Townhall in Mayo Memorial Auditorium, Room 3-100

We will be reviewing what we have done over the past year, including: explaining changes to the FLSA and its status under the new administration, advocating for postdoctoral rights with the White House, travelling to DC, changing our position in the University Senate, changing mentoring at the U, trying to create a career office, advocating with the National Postdoc Association, and more.

Food to be provided

More information about this event can be found on the PDA Website.


Tuesday, September 19th 2017
2:00 pm:
National Postdoc Association Seminar in Weaver-Densford Hall W2-110
Speaker: Noro Andriamanalina
Subject: My IDP

A seminar reviewing an efficient process at creating the professional agreement that guarantees a successful postdoctoral appointment and improving the relationship between you and your mentor.

More information about this event can be found on the PDA Website.


Wednesday, September 20th 2017
3:00 pm:

An ice cream social for postdocs on campus! Show up, have some free ice cream, play games, talk to your fellow coworkers, and have a chance to relax on campus!

More information about this event can be found on the PDA Website.


Friday, September 22nd 2017

The postdoc research symposium is a poster session where postdocs will have the chance to interact with judges and representatives from local industry. There will be awards both from the PDA and local companies and the awards ceremony will feature various speakers

You can register posters for the poster session here, there is no fee, there is a limit to the number of poster spots available.

If you have questions, please direct them to pda@umn.edu. We hope you'll take advantage of this opportunity to build a stronger postdoc community at the U.

Limited poster printing is available. Contact pda@umn.edu with questions.

More information about this event can be found on the PDA Website.

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