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The Global Virtual Mini-Conference Series is a professional resource designed for early career faculty and graduate students. 
The next session is "18 September 2014: Effective Teaching".


A professional resource designed for early-career faculty and graduate students

Through this Web-based live conference format, you can interact directly with faculty members from around the world to learn how to:

  • become a more effective teacher;
  • set up and conduct a research program;
  • develop plans for managing your career path;
  • contribute to the advancement of the profession.

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Why would you want to participate?

Through sessions devoted to developing a career plan, effective teaching, and conducting research, featuring an array of recognized experts in the field, participants will:

  • acquire tips and guidance to put into action immediately;
  • gain the knowledge needed to develop critical competencies;
  • lean how to develop a five- to seven-year plan to support career advancement;
  • have an opportunity to get answers to career and professional-development questions;
  • expand a global network of colleagues and professional contacts.

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You can attend from your home or office. These mini-conferences make use of a new virtual platform that will also allow you to view sessions you might have missed at other times.


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Now available on demand

"Launching a Successful Career," held 15 November 2013. Available on demand now, or send an e-mail to for more information.


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Future conference dates

14 November 2014: Creating a Research Agenda (date subject to change)