This webinar will offer tips on making the most of your time at a conference, including advice on: using social media to make connections in advance of a conference; starting conversations with people you have never met before; how to behave with speakers; how to meet the most important people at the conference; and how to identify the most valuable sessions, events, and other experiences at the conference.
About Your Presenter
Alaina G. Levine is an award-winning entrepreneur, science journalist, STEM careers consultant, professional speaker and corporate comedian. Her book, Networking for Nerds, was published by Wiley in 2015. As President of Quantum Success Solutions, she has been advising scientists and engineers about their careers for over 15 years. She has given over 600 workshops for clients in the US, EU, Canada, & Mexico, & is the author of over 250 articles in publications like Science, Nature, World Economic Forum, Smithsonian, Scientific American & IEEE Spectrum. As a science careers journalist, Levine constantly researches employment trends in STEM fields and delivers up-to-date vital information about career issues from interviews with hiring managers, decision-makers and recruiters in myriad industries. Levine has also served as a Contributor to National Geographic and currently pens the career columns for Physics Today and APS News.