February 12, 2021

Read all the details about the day and the event platform in the program guide.

Morning program

09:30 – 10:00

Lobby open: explore the platform

This edition, you will attend the ESCE via your own laptop. You can explore the interactive digital platform that is used for this event in this 30 minutes. Personalize your profile and check which program items you will be attending. Empower Your Future!

10:00 – 10:15

Reception by SAL-bestuur

10:15 – 10:45

Keynote – Anouk Creusen

Here, read more about the keynote.

10:45- 11:00

Coffee break

11:00– 11:30

Parallel lectures, round 1

Here, read more about the lectures.

11:30 – 11:45

Coffee break

11:45 – 12:15

Parallel lectures, round 2

Here, read more about the lectures.

12:15 – 12:30

Closing chat

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch break

Time left? Check out the company fair!

Afternoon program

13:00 – 17:00

Company fair

Throughout the afternoon, you can get in touch with various companies, associations and organizations at the company fair. Watch videos and discover other information and talk to current employees. Check here who will attend.

There is also the possibility to get in touch with PhD students from different universities. They are happy to tell you more about their research and experiences as a PhD student.

13:30 – 13:50

Network carousel, round 1

The network carousel is a unique part of the digital event platform. With this, you can easily network with the participating companies.

Are you already participating in another activity this round? Then you can also participate in the network carousel in the second round.

13:30 – 15:00

Workshop, round 1

Through a workshop, you get to know a company in an interactive way. Parallel to the company fair, two workshop rounds will be organized, each round lasting one and a half hours. For the workshops, you will be classified based on your preference in the registration form. Check here for which workshops you can sign up!

13:30 – 15:00

Meet & Connect, round 1

Conduct a 1-on-1 CV interview with a company. For a Meet & Connect interview, you will be selected by the companies based on your preference and your uploaded CV in the registration form. A company will have several conversations during this hour and a half, so you have the time to discover the other activities in addition to your scheduled Meet & Connect. Check here for which Meet & Connects you can register!

14:00 – 15:00

Focus Groups, round 1

Need extra help discovering the company fair? Then come and take a look at the focus groups! Companies will give short presentations during this time block. This way, you get in touch with companies that you would not approach so quickly, but that do fit your field of interest.

The detailed timetable for this will be available shortly before the event. Are you already participating in another activity this round? Don’t worry, later in the afternoon there is another round of focus groups that you can participate in.

15:00 – 15:30

Coffee break

15:30 – 15:50

Network carousel, round 2

15:30 – 17:00

Workshop, round 2

15:30 – 17:00

Meet & Connect, round 2

16:00 – 17:00

Focus Groups, round 2


17:15 – 18:30


18:30 –

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