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Tuesday 20th November 2018
The pharmaceutical analysis research awards and careers symposium 2018
Royal Society of Chemistry, London
Based on the great success of the inaugural meeting, JPAG presents the second pharmaceutical analysis symposium for postgraduate students and early career stage scientists, including those in industry. This will provide the opportunity for delegates to showcase their work and network with peers, academics and industrial scientists through oral and poster presentations. There will be a £1,000 first prize and £250 second prize for the best oral presentations as well as £200 first prize and two runner-up prizes of £100 for the best posters. Authors who submit an abstract that is accepted for spresentation (oral or poster) will receive a complimentary registration.

The closing date for submission of abstracts has now passed. Watch for details of the 2019 event.

In addition, there will be a Networking and Careers Fair with the opportunity to meet with big industry pharma and other key contacts and take advantage of the great networking opportunities.

This could be the event to provide a step-change to your professional career. Perhaps your future employer will be here.

There will be a presentation from the Royal Society of Chemistry's Careers Specialists Julie Franklin and Sarah Salter on 'Job hunting in the pharmaceutical industry'. They will also conduct a 'CV Surgery' for RSC members; these are one-to-one discussions for members to find out how to present a good CV. So be sure to bring your CV along!

Professor Gino Martini, Professor of Pharmaceutical Innovation, King's College London
Professor Martini is Chief Scientist for the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.
Professor Martini trained in Community Pharmacy before becoming a registered practicing Industrial Pharmacist and a Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society. Professor Martini divides his time between the Pharmaceutical /Med Tech Industry and King’s College London as a Visiting Professor in Pharmaceutical Innovation, after having held the Chair in Pharmaceutical Innovation at King’s for 5 years. Prior to that Professor Martini spent over 20 years working in Pharma at GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals, Roche Product Ltd and Shire Pharmaceuticals working in a variety of Commercial, Innovation and Medical Affairs roles, directing groups in the US, Europe and Emerging Markets.
Professor Martini has a MBA specializing in SME success and business failure awarded with Distinction from the University of Liverpool.
Professor Martini was the former Chair of the Industrial Pharmacists Group of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society and Past President of the European Industrial Pharmacists Group and a Liveryman of the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries.
In 2016, Professor Martini was appointed a Fellow of the European Industrial Pharmacists Group.
Professor Martini will deliver the Keynote speech.

Julie Franklin, Royal Society of Chemistry
Julie is a Career Management Specialist with the Royal Society of Chemistry. She is a chemistry graduate herself, a member of the RSC and Chartered Chemist. Julie initiated the RSC Careers Service back in 1997 after working with Essex Careers Service in a science role from 1993 until 1997. She left the RSC in 2004 to pursue her own career in Senior Management and has worked as a Professional Development Consultant for the Institution of Engineering and Technology. Julie has returned to the job she always loved the best, working directly with RSC members to support their career development. Julie is currently based in Cambridge but travels extensively throughout the UK, running careers events and presentations for RSC members and chemistry students.

Sarah Salter, Royal Society of Chemistry
Sarah is the Careers Executive with the Royal Society of Chemistry. She supports the Career Specialists across a range of projects and services, reviewing CVs and writing careers information for members. Before joining the Career Management team in 2017, Sarah worked at Cambridge Judge Business School coordinating and supporting one-year MBA students in their career development across a wide range of industries. Before changing careers, Sarah worked in the publishing industry for 10 years at Cambridge University Press and the Royal Society of Chemistry in a number of editorial, project management and sales roles. She has a BAHons English from Anglia Ruskin University, enjoys travelling and helping individuals in their career development.

The day’s event will finish with a free wine reception and further networking opportunities.

This could be the event to provide a step-change to your professional career. Perhaps your future employer will be here.

Registration will open at 8:30am for a 9am start, and the day will end with a Careers and Networking wine reception starting at 6pm.

There are just a few free places available. These are strictly for students. Go to Register now and use the Access code NOV111

Prof Luigi Martini - Royal Pharmaceutical Society
Julie Franklin - Royal Society of Chemistry
Sarah Salter - Royal Society of Chemistry



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