The Power of Networking for Scientists

Full-Day In-Person Workshop for TUW DOC School Students

November 15, 2023

9:00 am – 5:00 pm CET


✔️ IDENTIFY THEIR PERSONAL MOTIVATIONS: To get crystal clear about their very own networking goals. 

✔️ LEARN ABOUT THE NEW “PEOPLE-FIRST” WAY OF NETWORKING: So connecting with others is less awkward, never fake, and meant to last. 

✔️ BECOME CLEAR ABOUT RELEVANT PLAYERS IN THEIR NETWORK: By analyzing who is vs. who should be in their network, and whom to focus future efforts on. 

✔️ PINPOINT OPPORTUNITIES FOR PROACTIVE OUTREACH: So they can strategically expand their network and not leave their circle of support up to chance. 

✔️ BUILD A PLAN TO DIVERSIFY THEIR CONNECTIONS: To enjoy a differentiated set of backgrounds, opinions, skills, experiences, and reach. 

✔️ PLAN FOR THE LONG RUN: By understand- ing how to build and nurture strong and meaningful relationships that last. 

✔️ DEVELOP THEIR OWN PERSONAL NETWORKING STRATEGY: Based on tried and practiced insights and directed by hands-on exercises in their workbook.

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Seats are limited. Registrations will be accepted on a first-come first-served basis.



Simone Poetscher Founder & Connector in Chief @ Thrycon LLC, opens an external URL in a new window, opens an external URL in a new window

Simone Poetscher, PMP, has been working with scientific communities across the globe for over two decades. She is a seasoned community expert, a sought-after speaker, and a captivating podcast host. As the Founder and Connector in Chief of the consulting firm Thrycon, she helps organizations put people first, so they can build sustainable relationships with their core stakeholders, to ultimately achieve improved business outcomes. For over two decades, Simone has worked with partners in industry, startups, non-profits, public service, associations, and (higher-)educational institutions from around the world. Simone is a certified Project Management Professional and received a master’s degree in Communications from the University of Vienna, Austria.