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PGCon: Edinburgh Postgraduate Conference

October 16, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

The Edinburgh Postgraduate Conference (PGCon) is a free training and networking event for postgraduate students working in EEE or CS.

The event will provide an opportunity for postgraduate students to practice and perfect their oral/presentation skills, network and communicate their work to fellow researchers within their discipline. The conference will kick-off with an evening meal on Tuesday 15th October. On Day 2 there will be a series of workshops, presentations and competitions (with prizes!).

The highlights of PGCon:

Free training events, including a workshop on how to maximise the impact when presenting your research
Career talk
Technical talks by eminent academics
Safe and supportive environment to present your research
Get instant and valuable feedback on your presentation/research
Networking events/opportunities
Free conference dinner
IEEE ComSoc Prizes for best presentations/posters
Limited travel grants
Free accommodation (maximum of one night only)
This is a fantastic, not-to-be missed training event!

Eligibility: To attend PGCon then you must be a current PhD Student in a UK University working on Communication Engineering related research including but not limited to: Radio (wired/wireless) Communication, Optical (wired/wireless Communication, Computer Communication and Networking, Data Science, Photonic Network, Machine Learning for Communication, Signal Processing for Communication etc.

Click here for the PGCon Application Form


October 16, 2019
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
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University of Edinburgh
Sanderson Building EH9 3FB