Sixth Annual

Saturday, June 15, 2019
École de technologie supérieure


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The 6th Annual Postdoctoral Research/Career Day will be held at École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS). The 2019 edition of this event is organized in collaboration with INRS, Université Laval, McGill University, Concordia University, Université de Montreal and Université de Sherbrooke.

The Research/Postdoctoral Career Day aims to bring together a wide range of topics to inspire and support postdoctoral fellows during their current career, as well as during their transition to their future career. In addition, this activity offers networking opportunities throughout Quebec.


For postdoctoral trainees from Quebec and Sherbrooke, chartered buses will be available free of charge, on the same day, to and from ÉTS.

From Québec : Departure time 6:30 am - Université Laval, Pavillon Pollack, 2325, rue de l’Université

Form Sherbrooke : Departure time 7:00 am - Campus principal de l’Université de Sherbrooke, Pavillon Georges-Cabana (B1 et B2)


Postdoctoral fellows from participating universities.

Registration and Cost 

  • $50 (will be charged at registration and refunded after the activity to all participants)
  •  Registrations are now CLOSED.


Part 1 Opening
9:00  Registration and refreshment
9:30  Word of welcome 
9:45  Icebreaker Activity: Nadine Tremblay
Part 2 Sell yourself 
10:15  Recruitment (Criteria, Statistics of employment, CV)          
Academia: Jeffrey Leyton 
Public/Government: Louis Francois Brodeur

Negociate (Salary, Work environment, Impact of modern network (Linkedin, Research gate, etc…)
Academia: Louis Gendron 
Public/Government: Bahador Bakhtiari 
12:30  Lunch
Part 3 Communication and vulgarisation
13:30  Modern tools to Share your scientific knowledge 

Publications (Journals, magazines): Camille Lehuédé
Medias (radio, TV): Jean-Frédéric Légaré-Tremblay
Social Medias / Audio-Visual tools: Emilie Dubois 
Part 4 Entrepreneurship 
15:15  Training & advises: Laila Benameur
Create your own Business (start-up, law, skills): Richard Chénier 
Part 5 Immigration
16:25 Residence, Citizenship Quebec: Liliana Guedez
17:00  Closing and networking