The Conference Playbook: Strategies for Presenting, Networking, and Managing Expectations
May 30, 2024
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Savings Time
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Event Type(s)
Student & New Researchers Network
Event Description

This seminar is an essential guide for conference attendees seeking to maximize their experience and to get the most out of a conference. The panelists will share tips and personal anecdotes about how to have impactful presentations, build connections, and prioritize self-care to ensure a well-balanced conference experience.
Setting: Live Virtual



Tanya Singh, PhD Candidate
Climate Change Research Centre - University of New South Wales




Marine Savouré, Post-doctoral Researcher
Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal)

X: @marine_svr
LinkedIn: Marine Savouré

Marine Savouré is a postdoctoral researcher at the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), Spain. She holds a PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Paris-Saclay, France. Her research focuses on the effects of outdoor air pollution and green spaces on respiratory health outcomes. In the ISEE, she is the liaison of the Students and New Researchers Network (SNRN) to the European Chapter and is involved in the communication of the SNRN Committee. This year, she is also involved in the organization of the European ISEE conference, which will take place in Rennes, France, from June 5 to 7, 2024.


Max Aung, Assistant Professor
University of Southern California

X: @max_aung

Max Aung is an Assistant Professor of Environmental Health at the USC Keck School of Medicine, and a JPB Environmental Health Fellow through Harvard University. Max’s research program focuses on investigating biological mechanisms linking environmental exposures to maternal and child health outcomes. He earned his MPH and PhD in environmental epidemiology from the University of Michigan School of Public Health. He previously served on the ISEE SNRN Steering Committee from 2019 to 2021.


Aina Roca Barceló, PhD
Early Career, Climate Change Adaptation Specialist, Humanitarian Action for Climate and the Environment (HACE), Médecins Sans Frontières 
London, Honorary researcher, Imperial College of London

LinkedIn: Aina Roca Barceló

Dr. Aina Roca Barcelo received her M.S. in Public Health from the University of Girona, Spain, and her Ph.D. in Epidemiology from Imperial College of London, United Kingdom. Her research focuses on the health impacts of environmental hazards from air pollution to noise, with a particular interest on climate change, especially on temperature, on which she did her PhD. Currently, working as a Climate Adaptation Specialist Support at Médecins Sans Frontières, she provides technical support to the teams on current and future climate change hazards and how to adapt to them. Her focus is on heat response, leading several lines of work including an operational research project assessing the impacts of extreme heat on staff and community health, and developing potential interventions in one of the MSF refugee camps.

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