How to network at conferences

About this video

Networking at conferences is one of the most important parts of a researcher’s job. There is nothing surprising about importance of conferences as they give scientists space to discuss their research and are key avenues for forming collaborations and furthering one’s research.

In this video, Sheba Agarwal, a publisher and Elsevier’s in-house networking expert shares with you some concrete tricks of how to efficiently network at conferences. Other than discussing various ways, she talks about the need and the benefits of being an active participant in academic conferences, especially for ECR.

You will come away with knowledge of how you as a researcher can make the most of conferences by networking efficiently.

About the presenter

Sheba Agarwal-Jans

Publisher, Elsevier

Sheba Agarwal-Jans obtained her PhD in 2006 in the research field of genetics. She is now an Associate Journal Publisher with Elsevier and is based in Amsterdam. Sheba is currently responsible for the Immunology & Microbiology portfolio, consisting of 13 peer-reviewed journals.