Young Investigators' Workshop on Career Development and Networking

Announcement and Invitation: Young Investigators' Workshop on Career Development and Networking

At a glance

Purpose and Vision

Providing a platform for young researchers interested in open-minded discussions, international networking, and career development under the guidance of leading experts in industry and academia.

A unique opportunity to extend your stay in Vancouver after the 2023 IEEE NSS/MIC/RTSD.

Group leaders and principal investigators, support your young researchers in attending this enriching event!

Date and Time

Saturday, Nov 11, 2023, 12:30 pm – 6:30 pm, (Vancouver time)

This workshop will be attached to the IEEE 2023 NSS/MIC/RTSD, Vancouver, Canada

Make sure to check the IEEE website for regular updates!

Target Group

Young researchers from post-graduate level up to young project scientists working in the field of nuclear science or medical imaging who are interested in boosting their career and engage in international collaborations.


What to expect

  • Networking: Forge international and long-lasting connections
  • Career Development: Learn from experienced professionals and experts
  • Meeting Representatives: Engage with industry and academia leaders
  • Peer Discussions: Exchange ideas and discuss the latest research
  • Scientific Speed-Dating: Expand your network in a dynamic environment
  • Grant Writing: Gain insights on successful grant applications


Download the meeting agenda here: schedule.pdf


Confirmed Speakers

Grants and Research Proposals

Todd Peterson - Vanderbilt University, Nashville, US

Todd E Peterson
International Collaboration and Networking

John Prior - Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (CHUV), Lausanne, CH

John Prior

Etiennette Auffrey - European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), Meyrin, CH

Etiennette Aufrey
Academia vs. Industry

Emilie Roncali, University of California Davis, Davis, US

Emilie Roncali

Martin Judenhofer, Siemens Healthcare, Knoxville, US

Martin Judenhofer


Volkmar Schulz, RWTH Aachen University and Hyperion Hybrid Imaging Systems GmbH, Aachen, GER

Volkmar Schultz


Organizers and Contact Persons

Reimund Bayerlein, UC Davis, rbayerlein[AT]ucdavis.edu

Florian Müller, RWTH Aachen, florian.mueller[AT]pmi.rwth-aachen.de

Steven Seeger, University of Luebeck, seeger[AT]imt.uni-luebeck.de