NEW THIS YEAR Speed Mentoring Event

Plan to attend the first Speed Mentoring Event on Wednesday, February 22, 2023, from 5:15-7:00 PM EST

  • WORLDSymposium attendees have repeatedly requested an event like this. In 2023, this exciting event is going to become a reality!
  • Mentors play a critical role in the development of professionals, influencing their job satisfaction, career aspirations and evolving professional identity.
  • Speed mentoring connects aspiring, novice and mid-career scientists and research professionals with international leaders to facilitate transfer of valuable insights for professional growth.
  • Speed mentoring provides mentees with opportunities to meet multiple mentors over a short time and pose focused career development questions.
  • Speed Mentoring, features 5-minute structured conversations between mentees and mentors. Over 30 mentors will be available. Each mentee will have the opportunity to meet with up to 4 mentors.
  • The hour-long speed mentoring event will be followed by a reception.
  • Reception following the Speed Mentoring is open to all attendees.

If you are a registered WORLDSymposium attendee interested in being mentored, the application form will be available in mid-December.