Early Career Researcher Forum

Monday 4 November

The Early Career Researcher Forum will take place in the Scania Room at Chalmers University of Technology on Monday 4 November.

The address is Chalmersplatsen 4, Gothenburg and directions are available online. The main conference venue (5-6 November) Gothia Towers is only one tram stop away (tram numbers 6, 8, 13).


Time Activities
10:00 – 10:30 Arrival at Scania Room, Chalmers University of Technology Chalmersplatsen 4, Gothenburg
10:30 – 11:00 Fun ice-breakers and networking activities

To start meeting Early Career Researchers with common interests ahead of the conference

Chaired by SHARE Co-chairs: Abdel, Samira and Scott

11:00 – 11:45 Research pitch – presentations by ECRs

Participants will give a one-minute pitch presentation of their ongoing research.

Chaired by Line and Heidi

11:45 – 12:00 Coffee break with refreshments
12:00 – 12:55 Q&A session with guest speakers from academia, policy and industry sectors

In this session, guest speakers from the conference will share their career journey and provide advice for early career researchers to pursue successful careers in the bioenergy/biofuels field providing different perspectives from the academia, policy and industry sectors.


1. Aysha Ahmed, Head of Advanced Biofuels Programme, Low Carbon Fuels, Department for Transport

2. Keith Simons, Innovation Director in Emerging Technologies, SHV Energy

12:55 – 13:10 Prepare for departure for Volvo site visit
13:10 Departure from Chalmers, including to-go lunch on the bus
16:30 onwards Set up posters at Gothia Towers
19:00 Meet at Gothia Towers reception for departure for dinner
Sanguine Bistro, Södra Vägen 32, 412 54 Göteborg(Optional and at own cost)

Pitch presentations

A key part of the forum will be getting to know people and understanding their work. To help with this, please prepare a one-minute pitch presentation of your ongoing research. Please find more details in the instructions below. There will be a prize for the best presentation, judged by the slide and the delivery.

Instructions for pitch presentations

Site visit

Please note that only registered participants will be able to attend the Volvo site visit in the afternoon.

Poster presentations

If you are presenting a poster at the conference, there will be time for you set up at Gothia Towers from 3pm to 6pm. (Site visit participants will be dropped at Gothia Towers at 4.30pm.)

Instructions for displaying your poster are available here.

Instructions for poster presentation


If you would like to join the dinner at Sanguine bistro (optional and at own cost), please let the organisers know by 28 October via email to  supergen-share@aston.ac.uk.

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