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Post Graduate and Early Careers Symposium 2018

2 May 2018
Chris O'Brien Lifehouse Education Centre
Sydney Catalyst


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The 7th annual Sydney Catalyst Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher Symposium

  • Network and establish collaborations with Sydney Catalyst members from at least 30 member groups.
  • Learn about translational research across the full translational continuum from T1-T3.
  • Gain feedback and advice from leading Sydney Catalyst members.

The 2018 Symposium has been designed with collaboration and networking in mind.

Morning tea and lunch is provided and there will be plenty of time to meet and talk with other participants from within and outside your area of expertise.

Call for abstracts and 'virtual posters'

If you are interested in presenting a brief, 10 minute oral paper about your own research, please submit a short abstract (max. 200 words) to

In addition we are offering all attendees the opportunity to submit a 'Virtual Poster' presentation to be listed on our members only database prior to the symposium to enhance networking opportunities.

Virtual Posters will be published on the website as they are received, you can submit a virtual poster at any time, the sooner you submit it the more exposure it will receive. You are welcome to submit a previously presented poster.

Instructions for submitting your Virtual Poster.

Virtual Posters are great opportunity to network and connect with your colleagues prior to the Symposium and we strongly encourage you to take part.

Meet the working group and browse virtual posters here.

Important dates

  • Registration Open - call for abstracts - 1st March
  • Close of abstracts - 22nd March
  • Selected presenters notified (10 minute oral presentations) 3rd April
  • Symposium 2nd May

The 2018 PostGraduate and Early Careers Syposium is proudly brought to you by Sydney Catalyst and our fabulous Symposium working group.

Chair Dr Helen McGuire

Dr David Croucher

Marissa Williams

Amelia Smit