ALBA-FKNE Panel Discussion @FENS2020

FENS 2020 Virtual Forum - live auditorium

British Summer Time - Special Interest Event (SiE) 12 


How to Negotiate to Get What You Need

The ALBA Network and The FENS-Kavli Scholars aim at promoting careers of researchers from underrepresented groups.

During this panel discussion, participants will learn about the tools needed to be assertive during negotiations, which is useful at various stages in a scientist’s career. 

No registration is needed.

IMPORTANT: this panel discussion is the Special Interest Event (SiE) nr 12 of the FENS 2020 Virtual Forum of Neuroscience and therefore, it is only accessible to people with a valid access to the FENS Forum virtual platform. Please register to the FENS Forum here.


After an introduction by Prof. Carmen Sandi, Prof. Zeljka Krsnik and Prof. Inbal Goshen will invite panelists to define their key principles for a good negotiation and share their own experience on negotiation and how it served them in their career.

This will be followed by a live Q&A. The audience will be able to ask questions to the panelists through a chat system.


Panelists ALBA FKNE Forum 2020

From the ALBA Steering Committee:

  • Carmen Sandi (EPFL, Switzerland) - ALBA Network Chair, Introduction
  • Zeljka Krsnik (Croatian Institute for Brain Research, School of Medicine, University of Zagreb, Croatia) - Chair
  • Marian Joëls (University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands)
  • Menno Witter (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway)
  • Aparna Suvrathan (Centre for Research in Neuroscience, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada)

From the FENS Kavli Network of Excellence: 

  • Inbal Goshen (Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences (ELSC), Israel) - Chair
  • Laura Andreae (King's College, London, UK)
  • Megan Carey (Champalimaud Research, Portugal)
  • Johannes Gräff (EPFL, Switzerland)


This panel discussion is organised by the ALBA Network in partnership with the FENS Kavli Network of Excellence.

During the discussion, members of both networks will be present to discuss with participants and share their own experience with negotiation.

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