Training Event – University of Palermo

Extra Training Event (Palermo, Italy)

On the 12-13 of December took place an extra training event organized by University of Palermo. A new opportunity for the network to get together and keep improving the ESR’s skills in different topics like entrepreneurship, PhD defense, CV preparation… very useful for their career after the PhD defense. Find here the complete schedule:

DAY 1 (Dec 12, 2022):  

Time  Topic  Title  Speaker 
9.30     Introduction and Welcome  D. Giustiniano, I. Tinnirello 
10.00  PhD & Startup 


From Research to an Innovative Company: the case of Prysmian Electronics  R. Candela, PhD (CEO Prysmian Electronics), Prof. Costantino Giaconia (Università degli Studi di Palermo) 
11.30  Coffee break       
12.00   PhD & Large Companies  


After a PhD: Opportunities and perspectives in a large company  

(Assessment criteria, international dimension, strategic foresight)   

Iolanda Incontrera, PhD (Head of Global Market Analyses for Strategic Development,  Enel Global Trading)   
13.15   Lunch break        
14.15   PhD & Large Companies  




Interactive discussion and presentation of testimonials Iolanda Incontrera, PhD (Enel)  


15.30  Coffee Break       


16.00  CV Preparation   CV Preparation D. Giustiniano 
17.00  End of the day       

DAY 2 (Dec 13, 2022):  

Time  Topic  Title  Speaker 
9.30     Introduction of the day  I. Tinnirello 
9.45  Updates on ESR Projects/ Brief Project Meeting 



Presentations from ESRs (3’ + 2 Q&A). Same template as in Training Event 6: 

  • 1st slide (objectives + current status) 
  • 2nd slide (new results) 
  • 3rd slide (next steps) 


11.15  Coffee Break       
11.45  Roadmap to PhD graduation     ESR Representatives.
12.45  Lunch Break & Lab Visit       


14.30  PhD and  Entrepreneurship   Young Entrepreneurship after a PhD: case studies  Prof. Giovanni Perrone (Università degli Studi di Palermo) 
16.00  End of the day      
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