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PGF-ACTS Update – Have you registered yet?

PGF-ACTS now has sessions and speakers confirmed!

The Postgraduate Forum invites you to participate in PGF-ACTS – held at the RGS-IBG on the afternoon of Tuesday 30th August 2011. This is a unique training opportunity for you engage with leading geographers through the following workshops:
Session One: Communicating ResearchAn interactive workshop led by:• Prof. Klaus Dodds – editor of the Geographical Journal• Prof. Kevin Ward – editor of Area
Session Two: Careers after your PhDAn interactive panel session and workshop with:• Prof. Peter Jackson – University of Sheffield• Dr. Gail Davies – University College London• Kate Amis – RGS-IBG Manager Geography Ambassadors
For more details about sessions and speakers click here.
Not registered yet? It’s not too late but places are limited so register soon!
Registration is open to all geography postgraduates, you don’t have to be a member of the Postgraduate Forum. Just add ‘PGF-ACTS’ when you register for annual conference. Click here to register.
More speakers will be confirmed soon!

Postgraduate Forum Annual Conference Training Symposium (PGF-ACTS)

Postgraduate delegates are invited to attend a symposium on Tuesday 30 August 2011 (the day before the Annual Conference begins), hosted and subsidised by the RGS-IBG Postgraduate Forum.
New for the RGS-IBG Annual Conference 2011, PGF-ACTS has been designed to deliver a unique training experience for postgraduates at all stages of their research.
In this inaugural year the topics explored within workshop sessions will include:

Writing for academia and scholarly publishing
Communicating research beyond the academy
Career planning and job applications
Finding funding
The symposium offers a supportive environment where you can begin to establish professional and personal networks amongst postgraduate peers.
The cost of this valuable symposium is just £15, which includes free copies of the Society’s guides, Publishing in Geography and Communicating Research Beyond the Academy.
To register, follow this link to register for annual conference and add the “Postgraduate workshop” option when you register.
Click below to download and print the flyer