The Young Scientist workshops are specifically designed with the interests of young scientists in mind. Young scientists are typically students and early career scientists under the age of 40 years, or those with less than five years’ experience in the field of delivery science.
These workshops are free to attend.
Young Scientist Workshop I
Fundamentals of Controlled Release Drug Delivery: Physiochemical and Biological Aspects
Saturday, July 20 (Full day)
Chaired by Raid Alany, Kingston University London, United Kingdom, Giorgia Pastorin, National University of Singapore, Singapore, and Zimei Wu, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Whether you are a Ph.D. student, a postdoctoral fellow, or an established researcher, it is vital that you brush up on the fundamentals of the design and performance of innovative controlled release drug delivery systems (DDS). The key physicochemical and biopharmaceutical concepts essential for successful DDS design will be reviewed, and various routes of drug delivery will be compared and contrasted. Furthermore, this workshop will shed light on cutting-edge innovations underpinned by the fundamental principles.
Young Scientist Workshop II
Professional and Self Development for Young Scientists and Protégés: Effective Communication
Sunday, July 21 (Morning)
Chaired by Michael Rathbone, International Medical University, Malaysia, and Teresa Virgallito, Microtek Labs Inc., U.S.A.
Speakers: Michael Rathbone, International Medical University, Malaysia, and Teresa Virgallito, Microtek Labs Inc., U.S.A.
In an effort to support all around development in their careers, the CRS Young Scientist Committee (YSC) has organized this workshop especially for those within the young scientist community. There is a lot one learns in the classroom and laboratory, which may not always translate to ready application in a professional situation. The objective of this workshop is to provide a stepping stone to bridge this gap.
This workshop will cover specific professional and self-development training that is desirable to become a successful project manager / leader. Emphasis will be on effective communication with a focus on listening, negotiation, coaching and communication.
Attention will be paid to improving interpersonal relationships and utilization of these skills to function effectively, even under intense pressure. By applying good communication techniques and skills in this workshop, the young scientists will be able to enhance their individual interpersonal communication abilities while improving communication and collaboration within their organizations.
This workshop will provide the young scientists with a training program for improving interpersonal relationships, improving listening skills, teaching negotiation skills, resolving conflict, and strengthening assertiveness. The young scientists will be able to improve their communications skills by increasing their awareness, attentiveness, and empathizing capacity, and facilitate better communication throughout their organization. Workshop participants will learn to listen empathetically, paraphrase responses, identify bad listening behaviors, and understand the tricky business of nonverbal communication. This workshop will also focus on intercultural communication. Global communication is essential in today’s international business and academic communities. The success of the global company/academia is dependent on the effectiveness of the communication within the organization.