Convince Your Boss
Attending Fall Meeting is beneficial to you and your career as well as to your advisor/boss, and your colleagues. Need help convincing your advisor why it is important for you to attend? Here are some reasons:
Discover Ideas for a New Research Project.
Fall Meeting attendees gain insights about the latest science and innovations in the field. With the broad scope of the meeting you have the opportunity to expand your knowledge beyond your immediate scientific discipline and gain new perspectives. Eighty percent of 2017 Fall Meeting attendees indicated they had a new idea for a research project or paper as a result of attending.
Find New Colleagues and Collaborators.
Collaboration within and across disciplines and geographies is essential to science. With numerous events, workshops, and receptions to connect with nearly 24,000 researchers from diverse specialties and disciplines, it’s no surprise that 79 percent of 2017 Fall Meeting attendees met a new colleague or collaborator.
Advance Your Career.
The Fall Meeting offers various career advice and science communications workshops, all designed to help you build the skills to be more productive in your work or move your career forward. Return to work equipped to better communicate your science to the public or policy makers, secure research funding for your organization, and excel in your profession.
Unparalleled Visibility for Your Science.
Showcase your research to experts in your field of research, and get constructive, real-time feedback on your research. And with new, interactive session formats like eLightning presentations, you can bring your research to life with the ability to add video and high-resolution images. In addition, your presentation will increase the visibility of your organization’s research and help you to meet contacts who can fund future research.