Professional Development Series
for Graduate Students and Post-Doctoral Scholars

Registration for Events

Registration for workshops will become available two weeks prior to the date of the workshop.

You cannot reserve a space for a workshop unless you provide us with all of the information requested below.

Registration for events closes approximately 1 hour prior to the event start time. If the event you want to register for is no longer available for pre-registration, you may come to the event and register at the door. For events that have high registration, if you register at the door you will be let in about 5 minutes prior to the event start time.

First Name:
Last Name:
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Status: Grad Student (Year 1 or 2) Grad Student (Year 3+) Post-Doc Faculty Staff Other
Department: Describe "Other" department:

Check the boxes for the workshops you will attend. All workshops are open to grad students and post-docs.

For descriptions of all workshops, grad students click here and post-docs click here.

Will Attend Event Date Time Location
N/A Broad-spectrum and highly selective antimicrobial and antiviral macromolecular assemblies that mitigate resistance
Mareva Fevre (IBM Almaden)
Co-sponsored by: CBE, GSDS, WiSE
April 13
2:00pm - 3:00pm Elings 1601
N/A Lunch-and-Learn: NSF I-Corps and Innovation Node-Los Angeles
Steve Konsek (NSF Program Director for I-Corps)
Melihe Taciroglu and Azar Nazeri (ZAP Instructors, IN-LA)

Additionally, there will be a Q&A panel with UCSB I-Corps alumni: Prof. Chandra Krintz, Prof. Javier Read de Alaniz, and Dr. Kristin Denault

If you are interested in setting up office hours with any of the three presenters, check this box: N/A
April 27
12:00pm - 2:00pm
*Lunch provided at 11:45am
Elings 1601
N/A Using the Creative Process as a Computational Framework for Unfolding Complex Systems

JoAnn Kuchera-Morin
Co-sponsored by: CBE, GSDS, WiSE
May 4
2:00pm - 3:00pm Elings 1601
N/A Making the Most of Your Presentation

Jean-luc Doumont
Co-sponsored by: GradDiv, GSDS, WiSE
May 5
1:00pm - 3:00pm ESB 1001
N/A Navigating through the fog: Launching a startup while avoiding the reefs
Seth Levy (Managing Partner, Nixon Peabody - Los Angeles)
Manny Stockman (Senior Associate, Osage Partners)
Ron Chiarello (CEO Alveo Technologies)

Organized by: UCSB Office of Technology & Industry Alliances
Co-sponsored by: Technology Management Program and Professional Development Series
May 11
3:30pm - 5:00pm Elings 1601
N/A From Molecules to Microstructure: Using Food to Preserve Food
Dr. James Rogers, Science Director & CEO
Dr. Louis Perez, VP of Technology
Apeel Sciences

Co-sponsored by: Center for BioEngineering, UCSB Office of Technology & Industry Alliances, Technology Management Program, GSDS, WiSE, and Professional Development Series
June 1
2:00pm - 3:00pm Elings 1601