2nd ESSENCE Workshop—Ad Hoc Approaches to ESSENCE problems

Workshop Programme

The 2nd ESSENCE Workshop is a private event open only to ESSENCE members and invited guests.

Day 1: Thursday 30 October
14:00–15:00 Welcome and Opening of Workshop by Michael Rovatsos
15:00–15:30 Presentation of the Gender Action Plan by Fiona McNeill
15:30–16:00 Coffee Break
16:00–18:00 Cohort 1 Fellows: Poster Session and ‘Rapid Fire Talks’:
Yana Knight
Tânia Marques
Julian Schlöder
Thomas Brochhagen
Paul van Eecke
Mladjan Jovanovic
Nicola Bova

Day 1 (Thursday afternoon) of the workshop is dedicated to opening talks and very short poster presentations from ‘cohort 1’ fellows (recruited in early 2014). Cohort 1 fellows are asked to prepare a poster in advance on their respective research topics. At the workshop the posters will be exhibited in the conference room and fellows will present them in short five-minute talks.

Day 2: Friday 31 October
09:30–11:00 Cohort 2 Fellows: presentations
Aimilios Vourliotakis
Mercedes Huertas
11:00–11:30 Coffee break
11:30–13:00 Cohort 2 Fellows: presentations
Kristof Kessler
Adrian Kemo
13:00–14:00 Lunch break
14:00–15:30 Further discussions and summing up
15:30–16:00 Coffee break
16:00–17:00 Empty slot

Day 2 is dedicated to new ‘cohort 2’ fellows, recruited during Summer 2014. Fellows are asked to prepare a 15-minute talk with slides where they present their planned research topics. After each talk, around 30 more minutes will be allocated for questions and a free discussion of the plan and ideas put forward by the student, involving both seniors and fellows.

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