17th Annual GAIN Conference — 8/26/2017 Published: August 14, 2017 By: Andy Sohn More than 80 German universities, research institutions, and funding agencies will present their programs and job offers at the 17th Annual GAIN Conference in San Francisco, the largest German science and research career fair outside of Europe. The Westin St. Francis, 335 Powell Street, San Francisco, California 94102 1:30 – 6:30 pm Organized by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) The second day (08.26.2017) of the three-day conference is open to international doctoral and postdoctoral students, as well as assistant professors seeking information on transatlantic careers and collaborations. Additionally, Master’s Students who are interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in Germany are also welcome. This is a unique opportunity to talk to experts and representatives of Europe’s largest economy and one of the leading powerhouses of international research and innovation. All disciplines are welcome. Saturday, August 26th, 2017 1:30pm – 2:30pm: Research in Germany – Info Session. Speakers: Dr. Cathleen Fisher, President, American Friends of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation; Dr. Rainer Gruhlich, Director, North America Office, German Research Foundation (DFG); Dr. Katja Lasch, International Research Marketing, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). 2:30pm – 5:30pm: Walk-in Talent Fair or schedule one-on-one meetings via the matchmaking tool. 5:30pm– 6:30pm: Keynote Speaker: Zhengrong Liu, Chief of Human Resources of Beiersdorf AG. For more information, see the Research in Germany at the 17th Annual GAIN Conference website.