Alumni conference 2015 

Alumni conference 2015


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Thursday, 24 September 2015

16.30–18.00     Speed dating & career insights
M&B doctoral candidates & master’s students get the chance to meet with M&B alumni

Distinguished Lecture Series
Professor Torsten Wilholt (Hannover), Why and in what sense ought scientific research to be free?
Followed by a reception for M&B alumni, faculty & students

Friday, 25 September 2015

09.00     Get together
Have a cup of coffee & pin your picture with your three Ws (who/where/what) on the M&B wallpaper

10.00     Welcome by the academic directors
Michael Pauen and Arno Villringer, The Berlin School of Mind and Brain – the past and future development

10.15–11.15     Speed dating
Everybody gets to know everyone else

11.15–11.45     Coffee break

11.45–13.00     Pecha Kucha talks by 4 alumni
20 slides in 6.40 minutes on a topic of your choice.
This is your chance to talk about anything you like – without interruption!

13.00–14.30     Lunch

14.30–15.30     Networking village – Part 1
Profit from the experience – talk to other alumni about topics like Career paths in academia - Freelance work - Founding your own business - How to combine family & job - Academic management
Suggestions for further topics are welcome

15.30–16.30     Networking village – Part 2

16.30–18.00     Keynote
Ed Cooke (London), The art of memory
Ed Cooke alias Mr Memory is columnist of the London Times, author of Remember, Remember, and Grandmaster of Memory

18.00     Good-bye

19.00     Joint dinner at Clärchens Ballhaus (self-pay dinner)


The School will cover the costs for accommodation and travel up to an agreed amount.

Please indicate on the registration form (see below) if you would like us to book a hotel room for you. Please also indicate the approximate travel costs and wait for our approval of reimbursement before making reservations. In case of questions, please contact us (

Registration form

Download Registration form (pdf 180 kb)

Registration by 1 July!

Please register by sending the registration form by fax or e-mail to:
F +49 30 2093-1802 or

Program planning

Inken Dose & Anne Löchte (management)
Malte Engel, Nikos Green, Jakub Limanowski, & Christine Schipke (alumni)


This page last updated on: 14 January 2016

Inken Dose & Anne Löchte