Schedule 2021

Here you can find information about the agenda for the MINDS 2021 conference on Thursday, September 23, 2021. Click on each session's workshop, panel, roundtable, and discussion groups to learn more about the topic below!

 
Agenda

AWST session (UTC+8)

(North Asia, East Asia, Southeast Asia, Oceania)

Local time:

09:00 - 09:10 
Introduction
09:10 - 10:10 
Workshop: Mental Health Literacy
10:20 - 11:20  
Panel: Speak your mind - diversity of experiences in academia
11:20 - 11:50 
Lunch
11:50 - 12:50 
Roundtable: How can we build a good student-supervisor relationship?
13:00 - 14:00
Discussion group:  Academic stress triggers: reflecting on results from global survey on Mental Health among researchers
14:00 - 14:05 
Concluding remarks - Passing it to the CEST!
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CEST session (UTC+2)

(Africa, Europe, Middle East)

Local time:

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09:00 - 09:10 
Introduction
09:10 - 10:10 
Workshop: Imposter Syndrome
10:20 - 11:20  
Panel: Focusing on people - career and mental health stories
11:20 - 11:50 
Lunch
11:50 - 12:50 
Roundtable: How can we start advocating for mental health in academia?
13:00 - 14:00
Discussion group: Overcoming workplace bullying and power abuse in academia
14:00 - 14:05 
Concluding remarks - Passing it to the EDT!

EDT session (UTC-4)

(North America, Caribbean, Central and South America)

Local time:

09:00 - 09:10 
Introduction
09:10 - 10:10 
Workshop: Mental Health Literacy
10:20 - 11:20  
Panel: Speak your mind - diversity of experiences in academia
11:20 - 11:50 
Lunch
11:50 - 12:50
Roundtable: How can we address financial insecurities for grad student?
13:00 - 14:00
Discussion group: Setting boundaries at work and striving for work-life balance
14:05 - 14:45
Special session: Changing approaches to addressing academic mental health: current strategies, barriers and opportunities
14:45 - 14:50
Concluding remarks - Passing it to the PT!
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PT session (UTC-7)

(North America, Central America)

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12:00 - 12:10 
Introduction
12:10 - 13:10 
Workshop: Basics of Burnout
13:20 - 14:20  
Panel: Focusing on people - career and mental health stories
14:20 - 14:50 
Lunch
14:50 - 15:50 
Roundtable: How can we draft and implement a student-supervisor agreement?
16:00 - 17:00
Discussion group: Mental health during/beyond the pandemic
17:00 - 17:05 
Concluding remarks!