1st Training Event

Timing : 17, 18 and 19 May 2021

Monday, May 17th

Morning session 09h30-12h45

  • Welcome and opening by Yvonne van der Meer, Project coordinator
  • Foreword by Rianne Letschert, Rector Maastricht University
  • Introduction into the programme & consortium
  • Biobased Value Circle program strategy by Yvonne van der Meer
  • Introduction institutes & Companies
  • Project presentations (goal, main idea) by ESR or supervisor
  • End of the first part of the Monday training

Evening event (19h00-21h00 (CET) … open end)

Everyone will be sent a surprise package!

  • Joint cooking & dinner of Dutch pancakes
  • Introduction of each ESR & supervisor more personal touch
  • Quiz (top 5 folk culture, sights, idiosyncrasies of the partner cities)
  • Open for special acts (music, poems, comedy, …)

Tuesday, May 18th

Morning session 9h00 – 12h00 (CET)

Career Development Plan breakout morning sessions. Separate Teams meetings are planned for sessions between
the ESR and supervisors discussing their career development plans.

Afternoon sessions 14h00 – 16h00 (CET)

I. 14h00 – 16h00  Supervisors interactive meeting (moderated by Stefan)

  • Formal issues
  • Role of Supervisor
  • Dissemination & Communications plan
  • Any other business

II. 14h00 – 16h00 ESRs interactive meeting (moderated by Ermo)

  • Role in the project
  • STEM Graduate school, TRACK system (by Mayke Pothof)
  • Experiences of FibreNet ESR’s (by Matin Rostamitabar and Carlos Andres Garcia Velasquez)
  • Election of ESR in supervisory board
  • Any other business

Wednesday, May 19th

Session from – 10h00 – 16h00 (CET)

  • How to manage your PhD by Gunnar Seide
    • The book: “The rocky road to earning your doctorate” will be sent to all ESRs/PhDs
  • Introduction into the Sciebo Data Management System by Nina Keusgens
  • Good scientific practice
  • Wrap up of the training course by Ermo Daniels