Annual FPDP Meeting 2016

Welcome to the
10 th Annual FinPharma Doctoral program Meeting 2016 Career development, 29.-30.8.2016

Final Symposium Program

Feedback statistics of the Annual meeting

Please register here latest August 19th 2016.

A summary of the meeting is published in Dosis 2/2017.

1. General information

FinPharmaNet will organize the 10 th Annual Meeting on 29.-30.8.2016, in PharmaCity Auditorium, Turku. The meeting will focus on “Career development”. All graduate students and supervisors from the FinPharmaNet Universities (University of Helsinki, Turku and Eastern Finland) and FinPharmaNet partners/collaborators are invited to participate in the Annual Meeting.

Student council:
UTU: Gabriela Martinez Chacón, Siiri Salomaa, Arfa Mehmood, Hanna Heikelä, Natalia Tong Ochoa

The meeting will consist of lectures, three-minute-thesis presentation sessions and the FinPharmaNet Student Council will organize informal evening program on Monday evening. All doctoral candidates are encouraged to participate!

Additional info from Coordinator Eeva Valve.

2. Three minute thesis preparation and submission info

All participating doctoral students need to prepare one slide for their presentation. The aim of the presentation is to explain the overall thesis research project to a non-specialist audience in three minutes. The student council will collect the presentations in groups of similar topics or disciplines to be presented before question/discussion time.

The presentation (draft) slide with name of the presenter, topic and discipline should be submitted in .PPT format by e-mail to Gabriela Martinez Chacón (gabriela.chacon(at) and coordinator Eeva Valve (eeva.valve(at) and latest 19.8.2016.

Check the 3MT web site.

The best presentations will be awarded (see Rules and judging criteria) and by voting people’s choice. Student council will inform about the details of the presentations.

The best presentation prizes were awarded to Noora Lindgren (DRDP Turku), Henrik Paavilainen (DRDP Turku), Siiri Salomaa (DRDP Turku), Matias Rantanen (DRDP Turku) and Gabriela Martinez (DRDP Turku).

Paavilainen (left), Lindgren and Salomaa receiving presentation prizes from the organiser, Prof. Ulla-Mari Pesonen

3. Venue and traveling

Public transportation in Turku: Timetables etc.

Reimbursements for travel costs can be sought from Doctoral Programmes of own Universities. Costs of travel by train / bus / airplane (the very cheap prices) and accommodation will be supported.

Bus transportation from / to Kuopio will be organized and is free for UEF DRDP Doctoral candidates and Supervisors. Detailed info will be published later.

4. Accommodation in Turku

Radisson Blu Marina Palace hotel

Doctoral candidates from DPDR in the University of Helsinki may stay overnight in the Radisson Blu Marina Palace Hotel for free. Travel to and from Turku is done by each participant her/himself (to registration). Deadline for registration 12.8.2016. Info about cancellation to Coordinator Ilkka Reenilä.

5. Participation fee

The meeting is free of charge. Doctoral candidates outside FinPharmaNet are also welcome to participate.

6. Credits, certificates and feedback

FinPharmaNet – 10 th Annual Joint Meeting will correspond 1,5 ECTS credits (participation and three minute presentation).

Certificate of Participation will be provided by request.

Feedback will be collected after the meeting.