Programme

Monday February 27th 2017

11.00 - 11.45 (In "Papegøjeburet")

Registration and lunch

11.45 - 12.05 (In "Det lille teater")

Welcome

Science for Society, Project consultant Ulla Egidiussen Egekvist, AAU Innovation, and Director of AAU Innovation, Søren Damgaard

12.05 - 12.50 (In "Det lille teater")

Keynote speaker

“Learn to bring your PhD into play” by Professor Lene Tanggaard Pedersen, AAU

12.50 - 13.05

Break

13.05 - 14.05   

Session 1 (parallel sessions A and B)

A: (In "Det lille teater")

  • “Where do they go?” by Associate Professor Ina Drejer, AAU
  • “Competences and Career Profiles of PhD graduates from the Humanities and Social Sciences” by Associate Professor Annette Rasmussen, AAU

B: (In "Radiosalen")

  • “PhD Employability” by PhD careers consultant Vibeke Broe, Aarhus University
  • “From AAU, to Pharma, to Medtech, to… who knows” by Scientific Manager Omar Do Nascimento, Coloplast (AAU PhD)

14.05 - 14.35

Break

Networking with presenters

14.35 - 15.35

Session 2 (parallel sessions A and B)

A:  (In Danish - "Det lille teater")

To arbejdsgiveroplæg om erfaringer med brug af ph.d.-kompetencer og kvalifikationer:

  • CEO Jens Hausted, Danish Coastal and Nature Tourism
  • Analysis and Research manager Vibeke Normann Andersen, KORA

B: (In "Radiosalen")

  • "What does it take for a PhD to succeed in an industrial environment" by Principal Scientist Poul Toft Frederiksen, Grundfos
  • “Why a PhD makes good sense in the "real world"” by Environmental Consultant Christina Grann Myrdal, Aalborg Municipality

15.35 - 16.05

Break

Networking with presenters

16.05 - 17.05

Session 3 (parallel sessions A and B)

A: (In Danish - "Det lille teater")

  • “Fra erhvervs-Ph.d. til leder i offentlig virksomhed” by Head of Social Services Birgitte Schjær Jensen, Copenhagen Municipality (AAU PhD)
  • “Fra Ph.d. til selvstændig” by CEO Mads Lindholm, Wice (AAU PhD)

B: (In "Radiosalen")

  • “From AAU PhD to serial entrepreneur” by CEO Claus Skaaning, Sales on Tap (AAU PhD)
  • “Get ready for the long haul!” by Associate Professor Reimer Ivang, Cofounder of Better World Fashion

17.15-18:00

Guided tour in the city of Aalborg

By Architect and PhD Anne Juel Andersen, Aalborg Municipality.

19.00

Dinner

Azzurra Nordkraft, Kjellerups Torv 3, 9000 Aalborg

Tuesday February 28th 2017

09.00 - 09.05 (In "Det lille teater")

Welcome

09.05 - 09.45 (In "Det lille teater")

Keynote speaker

“Starting up within medical technology” by CEO Kathrine Myhre, Oslo Medtech

09.45 - 10.00

Break

10:00 - 11:00

Session 4 (parallel sessions A and B)

A: (In "Det lille teater")

  • “Entrepreneurship as gendered phenomenon” by Senior Lecturer Caroline Wigren, Lund University

B: (In "Radiosalen")

  • ”From AAU to LEGO – transforming a researcher into an industry resource” by Senior User Experience Architect Janne Jul Jensen, LEGO (AAU PhD)
  • “From AAU to NEAS Energy” by Head of Risk Management Thomas Aalund Fredholm and Postdoc Jesper Jung, NEAS Energy (AAU PhDs)

11.00 - 11.30

Break

Networking with presenters

11.30 - 12:30

Session 5 (parallel sessions A and B)

A: (In "Det lille teater")

  • “From international PhD to Vestas” by Power Electronics Engineer Rui Wu, Vestas, (AAU PhD) 
  • “Transferable skills training for PhD students” by Associate Professor Thomas Arildsen, AAU

B: (In "Radiosalen")

  • “The Creative Platform Workshop” by External Lecturer Jesper Thinnesen and Career Consultant André Bjørn Nielsen, AAU Career

12.30 (In "Papegøjeburet") 

Lunch and goodbye