Doctoral Symposium

Alongside the main MIDL conference, MIDL 2024 will host a doctoral symposium on July 2nd. This event is geared towards trainees (master and Ph.D. students) and will feature speakers, and local Paris tour events. It will be hosted at Sorbonne Université - Pierre et Marie Curie Campus in central Paris.

Here is the program for the day:

  • 8:30AM - 9AM: Welcome over breakfast and coffee and a small ice-breaker!
  • 9AM: Lecture on communication in science – Lê Nguyên Hoang, mathematician, youtuber, and French writer
  • 10AM-10:30AM: Coffee break
  • 10:30AM-12AM: Round table on women and minorities in research – Camille Maumet, Inria research scientist in neuroinformatics, Enka Blanchard, CNRS transdisciplinary researcher, Emre Özel, founder of RESPUBLIT, Rachel Torchet, research engineer at the bioinformatic and biostatistics hub of the Pasteur institute
  • 12AM-1PM: Lunch
  • 1PM-5PM: Treasure hunt to visit Paris
  • 6:45PM: Dinner at the Bouillon République!

You need to apply for participating to the doctoral symposium until 16/5/2024 by indicating it during your registration, including a small motivation paragraph. We can host maximum 50 students.