The 1st European PhD and Postdoc symposium

The 1st European PhD and Postdoc symposium “Breaking Down Complexity: Innovative Models and Techniques in Biomedicine” will be held in Barcelona from the 15th to the 17th of November 2017.

This initiative aims to involve young scientists in opening the academic world from within; promoting crosstalk between biomedical disciplines, collaboration with industry and engagement with society.

The ENABLE symposium is mainly organized by young researchers and for young researchers and will be an inspiring event not to miss.

What can you expect at ENABLE – Barcelona?

The event is part of a unique series of symposia made possible through ENABLE initiative: the European Academy for Biomedical Science.

Scientific symposium

A top-level Scientific Symposium that brings together eight leading scientists and 300 PhD students and postdocs to discuss biomedical research.

Being more than just a regular conference, participants will have the opportunity to exchange their science through short talks and poster presentations, learn about latest techniques at “Masterclasses” and share personal experiences in science  at the “Tapas with speakers” event.

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Career day

Attending the Career day, participants will have the opportunity to boost their professional future as a young researchers.

Participants will have the chance to broaden their horizons talking to experts from different areas in the “Career Chats”, gain new skills participating in different workshops and look for new job options at the opportunity fair in sectors like biotechnological, pharmaceutical or publishing world.

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Outreach activities

Participants are encouraged to bring their science closer to society through short educational talks that will be held at different pubs and bars across Barcelona.

In addition, a great variety of outreach activities for primary and secondary school students and also for adults will foster the interaction between  young scientists and the general public to raise awareness around biomedicine and its impacts on healthcare.

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The organisers

Project funded by the European Commission under grant agreement 724115