SiE12: ALBA-FKNE Panel Discussion: How to Negotiate to Get What You Need (09:30-10:30)

With this panel discussion, the ALBA Network and The FENS-Kavli Network of Excellence provide an opportunity for supporting the careers of researchers from underrepresented groups.


July 12, 2020 - 9:30 am


July 12, 2020 - 10:30 am

During the panel, participants will learn about the tools needed to be assertive during negotiations, which is useful at various stages in a scientist’s career. Members of both networks – the ALBA Network and The FENS-Kavli Scholars (FKNE) – will be sharing their own experience with negotiation.


Carmen Sandi (EPFL, Switzerland) – ALBA Network Chair, Introduction

Zeljka Krsnik (Croatian Institute for Brain Research, School of Medicine, University of Zagreb, Croatia) – Chair for ALBA

Inbal Goshen (Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences (ELSC), Israel) – Chair for FKNE

Aparna Suvrathan (Centre for Research in Neuroscience, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada)

Marian Joëls (University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands)

Laura Andreae (King’s College, London, UK)

Megan Carey (Champalimaud Research, Portugal)

Johannes Gräff (EPFL, Switzerland)

Menno Witter (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway)


After a short introduction by Prof. Carmen Sandi – FENS President and Chair of the ALBA Network, the two panel co-chairs will invite panelists to define their key principles for a good negotiation and share their own experience on negotiation and how it served them in their career.
This will be followed by a live Q&A where the audience will ask questions to the panelists through a chat system.
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