Section Chemistry and the Environment (SCE) Young Scientist Event 2022
May 3, 2022, 10.00-16.00h
The event is for young environmental scientists to learn about job opportunities in chemical and chemical-related private companies.
Goals of the Event
- Hear and discuss challenges for a career in industry
- Experience industry jobs during a site visit
- Get in contact with industry representatives and expand your network.
Syngenta Research Center, Stein
Schaffhauserstrasse, 4334 Münchwilen
Program, May 3, 2022
10.00 Arrival & registration
10.20 Welcome message: Dr. Jérôme Cassayre, Syngenta
10.30 Keynote: Dr. Heike Laue, Givaudan
«Replacing the need for in vivo animal testing - the use of alternative in vitro assays for environmental risk assessment of fragrance chemicals»
11:00 Panel discussion: Opportunities and challenges for environmental scientists in chemical industry
Participants: Dr. Lucie Lovelle (Novartis), Dr. Steve Maund (Syngenta), Dr. Ludovic Vieille-Petit (DSM); Moderation: Leslie Fendt (Roche)
13.00 Site tour at the Syngenta Research Center
14.30 Round tables: Meet industry representatives, discuss environmental sciences careers/job profiles in chemical industry (i.e., big companies, contractors, start-ups)
15.45 End of program
Fees and Registration
Participation is free of charge. However, registration via the website is mandatory: scg.ch/sce-yse22
Deadline: April 15, 2022.
This is an in-person event with a limited number of participants (40 registrations), and we trust that you will only register if you are able to attend.
David Spichiger, SCS