Fall 2012 Career Development Webinar Series - APECS

28 September 2012

Fall 2012 Career Development Webinar Series
Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS)

Tuesdays at 5:00 p.m. GMT, 2 October - 27 November 2012

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The Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) announces the
Fall 2012 Career Development Webinar Series. Early career polar
scientists from all educational and career levels are invited.
Participation is free. Webinars are scheduled on Tuesdays at 5:00 p.m.
GMT, 2 October through 27 November 2012.

The series features panel presentations on career skills and education
and discussion topics often not addressed in educational institutions
and workplaces. To receive weekly webinar series reminders, please
subscribe to the general APECS email list via: info@apecs.is.


2 October - "Ten Steps to Good Research Design"
Presenter: Bethan Davies, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Centre for
Glaciology, Aberystwyth University.
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9 October - "Academic Balancing Acts: Getting it Right with Advisors,
Grad Programs, and a Real Life"
Presenters: Julie Brigham-Grette, Professor, University of
Massachusetts-Amherst; Mary Albert, Professor, Dartmouth; Mike Retelle,
Bates College.
Register or join the event at:

16 October - "Sustainability in Polar Research"
Presenters: Sandra Vanhove, Head of Education, International Polar
Foundation and Olivia Rempel, Student, Dalhousie University.
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23 October - "The IPCC Second Assessment and Lessons in Confronting
Climate Deniers"
Presenter: Ben Santer, Research Scientist, Lawrence Livermore National
Register or join the event at:

6 November - "Operating Safe and Successful Field Research Campaigns in
the Polar Regions"
Presenter: Seth Campbell, University of Maine, School of Earth and
Climate Sciences and Climate Change Institute / U.S. Army ERDC-Cold
Regions Research and Engineering Lab.
Register or join the event at:

13 November - To be determined, check the website for more details.

20 November - "Where's the REB GPS? Navigating the Research Ethics
Review System for Research Involving Aboriginal Peoples"
Presenter: Julie Bull, University of New Brunswick and NunatuKavut
Community Council.
Register or join the event at:

27 November - To be determined, check the website for more details.


Each webinar will be conducted using the GoToWebinar platform. To
register in advance, or join a webinar in session, click the
corresponding link above. Or go to
http://tinyurl.com/2012APECS-Webinars, select a webinar, and click on
the "Register For Webinar" link on the right side of the table. To
attend a webinar a computer or smartphone and an internet connection is
needed. A headset or headphones and a built-in microphone are
recommended but not required. Webcams or telephones will not be used in
presentations and are not needed to participate.

Further information, including tutorials and archives of past webinars,
is available at: http://tinyurl.com/2012APECS-Webinars.

This webinar series is possible due to the generous support of the High
North Academy. GoToWebinar has been provided as an in-kind contribution
from Bredbandsfylket.

For further information, please go to:

For questions, or to reserve a spot in the webinar, please email:

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