Front Range Industry & Postdoc Summit

The Postdoctoral Association of Colorado (PAC) Boulder and the NIST Postdoctoral Early-Career Association of Researchers (PEAR) are happy to announce the first annual Front Range Industry and Postdoc Summit (FRIPS).

The half-day conference will provide an opportunity for postdocs to learn about alternative careers outside of academia. During FRIPS, postdocs will be able to meet with scientists and human resource representatives from various industries along the Front Range. The industries will cover the fields of optical sciences; biomedical, chemical, and materials sciences; environment, aerospace, and engineering; and, information technology, computer science, and data science.

A two hour social/networking event will start around 5pm at FATE Brewery.

One aspect we are most excited about is the poster session, where postdocs can show off their work to industrial representatives. Our goal is to create collaborations between industry and academia. The industrial representatives will select the best posters in the four fields, and the winners will receive recognition and a prize. Also, we strongly encourage reusing a poster you have presented at other conferences.

If you are interested, or you are unsure and want to learn about what you can bring to industry, please consider signing up to attend the event. It is a free event (lunch provided). Also, if you do not have a poster you want to present, we still encourage you to attend.

We hope to see you at the Front Range Industry and Postdoc Summit (FRIPS) on September 27th. Registration is now open.

Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 12:00pm to 4:45pm

Sustainability, Energy and Environment Community (SEEC), C120, Main Auditorium
4001 Discovery Dr., Boulder, CO 80309

Event Type

Lecture/Presentation, Information Session


Science & Technology, Career & Networking, Research & Innovation



College, School & Unit

Research and Innovation Office

Postdoctoral Affairs
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