SPIE Optics + Photonics professional development events

Enhance your career and hone your skills through these development events

Check out these professional development events

Includes sessions on right career choices, grant writing, how to write a good science paper, effective resume writing, salary negotiations, and honing presentation skills.

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21 August 2022 • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 
Are you nervous or unsure about presenting your research effectively? Join Jean-luc Doumont for this workshop!
21 August 2022 • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM 
This workshop with Jean-luc Doumont explores the very concept of a network, then discusses approaches to effective networking, both face to face and online, each time offering concrete, readily applicable tips.
22 August 2022 • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 
Facilitated by Dr. Jean-luc Doumont, this workshop will sharpen your critical thinking in every aspect of your life, from personal to career.
22 August 2022 • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM 
Learn the essential skills of persuasion through this workshop with Jean-luc Doumont!
23 August 2022 • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM 
Join us for this Jeopardy!-style showdown to ask questions of panelists of diverse career stages. Learn about their career-path choices using a fun and interactive gameshow format. Free snacks and drinks! Sponsored by the SPIE Career Lab.
24 August 2022 • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM 
This 90-minute workshop will cover managing, promoting, and communicating your research output, and we’ll build a good case for why it’s important to take ownership of your research promotion. Bring your laptop!
24 August 2022 • 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM 
Join in this thought-provoking event hosted by SPIE Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion.