Welcome, ice-breaking activities, discussion on academic well-being, building a mentoring network, how to get the most out of your mentoring experience, etc.
Presentation on networking/making friends at conferences with interactive activities to practice, aiming to help students get the most out of ICSE experience.
Our room 103 is available for lunch! We invite all of our participants to mingle with each other in the same room and have fun over lunch :)
Small mentoring pods led by many mentors based on different topics. Topics include (not limited to) Time Management & Work-life Balance, Mental Health, Research Career Path & Job Market, Communication & Presentation, Improving Visibility & Impact, Finding Suitable Advisors/Labs/Colloborators & Forming Relationships, International Students in a Foreign Country, Underrepresented Group, Small University and/or Department, etc.
Free-style AMA (Ask-Me-Anything) panel discussion. We will have one panelist seat open for anyone to join spontaneously when you have something to share about the topic under discussion. The topics will be driven by students. We will collect questions from students prior to the event and start with common questions.