Professional Development Programs

Virtual Professional Development Events

Virtual Multilingual Networking
Date and time to be determined

Join us for this exciting event to network in the language of your choice! At this Multilingual Networking event, conference participants who speak languages other than English have a chance to network and talk about science in their native language or language of choice with other participants.

Virtual Networking Meet-ups
Date and time to be determined

GSA will host virtual discussion sessions featuring breakout rooms focused on specific topics. These topics will include scientific discussions, professional development, academic applications, and community topics. Each breakout room will have a designated moderator to help lead a discussion. All career stages are welcome.

In-person Professional Development Events

Conference Success Tips and Welcome from GSA Engagement
Date and time to be determined

The purpose of this event is to help first-time conference attendees and early career scientists make the most of the conference. Topics covered may include introductions to organizers of the meeting, advice on having meaningful interactions virtually and in person, a chance to meet other attendees in an informal setting, and an introduction to scientific events and other conference programming.

Publishing Workshop
Date and time to be determined

Curious about the peer review process? Join us for an overview of peer review presented by the Executive Editor of GSA Journals GENETICS and G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics. Editors from multiple journals, including GENETICS, G3, and others, will then participate in a panel discussion answering attendee questions about the entire process—from submission to review to publication. Students and postdocs are invited to attend. All questions welcome!

Networking Hotspots
Date and time to be determined

GSA will host virtual  and in-person discussion sessions on scientific, professional development, and community topics. Come join the conversations! All career stages are welcome.