Lecture Program at the CONTACT2021

Besides the company booths, the CONTACT2021 also offers keynotes on different career paths and perspectives in the field of life sciences. Many of the exhibitioners will present their company in a 15-30 minutes’ talk.

All lectures will be held in english, unless indicated otherwise.

You can find the lecture program here as PDF-file to download. Additionally, you can download a short description of the extrernal speakers from Spektrum der Wissenschaft and the patent attorny office Ullrich & Naumann here.

Lecture Program

Stage 1


DKFZ | Barbara Janssens: : Career Paths in the Life Sciences

10:00-10:30 TRINITY | Dr. Benjamin Anstett
Life Science Consulting @ TRINITY
10:30-11:00 Merck KGaA|  Peer Schotmann
Join Merck

FERCHAU GmbH | Eugenia Chyb
Die Einstiegsmöglichkeiten bei Ferchau


Roche | Nicole Thomsen & Eva Lobentanz
We are Roche


Fitness-Break | Julia Jeutner
Fitness Break – Your desk is not just for work


Bayer | Bärbel Volkmann
Passion to innovate // Power to change - Entry and career opportunities @ Bayer


McKinsey & Company | Jennifer Gaubatz, Ireen Kulish, David Koser & Sophie Eitelberg
Warum McKinsey?


Sanofi| Katrin Köhler
Sanofi - Entdecke einen Top Employer!

14:30-15:00 Novartis | Jonas Schäfer
Reimagining medicine

Patentanwaltskanzlei Ullrich und Naumann| Dr. Jan Erwig
Patent attorney – working at the interface of scientific innovation and commercialisation through the protection of intellectual property


Panel discussion | Roche, Sanofi, TRINITY, Cytiva, PEPperPRINT & Healex GmbH
Transition time - How to start a successful career in industry?


Stage 2


Forever Healthy | Frank Schüler
Today, tomorrow and far beyond… forever healthy

9:45-10:00 Five1 | Benjamin Seeber
10:00-10:30 P&G|  Juan Hernández, Julia Vohwinkel, Erwin Mark
Innovation at P&G
10:30-11:00 Rentschler|  Diana Wiedmann & Lucia Kirchgeorg
Write your Story with Rentschler Biopharma

ZS| Janneke van Blijswijk, PhD, Moritz Herrmann, PhD & Falko Graf-Meisner, PhD
Scientists in Consulting - Exploring your Career Opportunities with ZS 


PEPperPRINT| Fiordiligie Casilag
Creativity meets Analytics: Marketing and Scientific Communications in Biotech


PRA | Deblina Chakraborty
Inhouse Clinical Research


Analytik NEWS | Dr. Torsten Beyer
Analytik NEWS - Ein hilfreicher Partner bei der Jobsuche


Healex GmbH | Jubin Shah
Healex - Accelerating clinical trials with technology and collaboration


Cytiva | Dr. Kaibo Xie
The global Life Sciences Leader you already know - Cytiva

14:00-14:30 Novo Nordisk | Henning Pontoppidan Föh, Anneke Janz & Maria Kazakou

Novo Nordisk - a life-changing career


Spektrum der Wissenschaft| Dr. Frank Schubert
Als WissenschaftsredakteurIn arbeiten

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