NPAW 2021: Orientation for Postdoctoral Fellows - Fall 2021

Date & Time

Tuesday, 21 September 2021 - 9:00am to 12:30pm

Location

Online via Zoom

Organizer

Postdoctoral Fellows Office

 

 

UBC's Orientation for Postdoctoral Fellows will cover a range of important campus and academic information and advice geared to help you and your families obtain the most from your Postdoc experience at UBC.

Orientation is open to all new PDFs and existing PDFs who have not yet attended a PDF Orientation.

More details can be found on the Orientation section of the PDFO website.

This event is part of 2021 National Postdoc Appreciation Week. Click here for a list of all NPAW events!

Registration

Registration in this session is required, and is now open. Those successfully registered will receive a registration confirmation within one week of the session date.

NO-SHOW PENALTY: If you register and do not attend or cancel after 3pm on the day before the event, it may affect your eligibility to join future events. To avoid this no-show penalty, please cancel by at least 3pm the day before the event by e-mailing postdoctoral.fellows@ubc.ca.

Accessibility

If you have a disability or medical condition that may affect your full participation in the event, please email postdoctoral.fellows@ubc.ca in advance of the event.

PDFO EVENT COMMUNITY AGREEMENT

The PDFO has created a community agreement for our events in order to foster an inclusive, welcoming, and respectful environment in which all event attendees feel safe and supported.

By participating in a PDFO event, we commit ourselves to:

  • Treating one another with kindness, courtesy and respect in all interactions;
  • Engaging in gracious, active listening and valuing others’ opinions;
  • Not dominating discussions so that others can share during the session;
  • Ensuring that any potentially confidential or sensitive information shared as part of the session is not shared outside of the session;
  • Actively participating in the session; and
  • In online sessions, when possible and if comfortable sharing audio and/or video to create a greater sense of community and participation.
DELIVERY FORMAT

This panel will be delivered online via Zoom. The following suggestions may help to improve the online experience:

  • Use headphones to reduce noise and avoid feedback between your mic and speaker.
  • Ensure that you are in a quiet location so that the audio does not get polluted with unwanted noise.
  • Keep your microphone on mute unless you are speaking during the session.
  • In case of technical problems, time for plugin downloads, etc., please attempt to log into the Zoom meeting 10-15 minutes before the start. You will be placed in the waiting room until the official start time.

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