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Dear DocNet Member,

We are delighted about your keen and continued interest in our cultural, career-oriented, sports, and social events! And trust us, we are eager to organize more of them for you. Please also note the calls and courses of our appreciated partners, below.
17. DocNet Symposium Flyer

At a glance

  1. DocNet Lunch in November
  2. 17th DocNet Symposium - Still a few tickets available!
  3. DocDrinks in November
  4. Helvetia Christmas Factory
  5. DocNet Lunch in December
  6. DocNet Christmas Party
  7. DocNet Lunch in January
  8. DocDrinks on Ice
  9. Save the Date: DocNet Skiing Day St. Anton
  10. DocNet Running Team
  11. DocNet Calendar Subscription
  12. Follow DocNet on Professional Networks!
  13. DocNet Job Portal - Find your Career Opportunity!
  14. Young Investigators Programme: Events and Workshops Autumn 2019
  15. St. Gallen Symposium - Become an Academic Jury Member

DocNet Lunch in November


Join us and your fellow PhD colleagues for our monthly lunch meet-up! The hassle-free opportunity to get to know your fellow PhD students, exchange ideas, and to unwind for a moment while having lunch.

When & where: Tuesday, November 19th, 12.00pm @ HSG-Mensa

17th DocNet Symposium - Still a few tickets available!


Interested in how to overcome those motivation gaps? If so, this year's symposium on Motivation - What makes you get out of bed every morning is perfect fo. We have invited speakers from the worlds of sport, science and industry to discuss questions about intrinsic and extrinsic motivation from different perspectives.

Take your chance to join us for a day fully packed with insightful talks, panel discussion and workshop shedding light on motivation from various angles. Look forward to exciting speakers such as Beat Kammerlander, extreme climber, Jason Lewis, adventurer who has circumnavigated the globe, Kilian Wagner, CEO VIU & HSG Entrepreneur of the Year, and Dr. Nina Latham, Global Head Health at Novartis.

The event is open for DocNet Alumni as well as HSG students, so spread the word.

When & where: Friday, November 22nd @ WBZ Holzweid
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Agenda

Morning

08:00 Coffee & Registration
08:30
Welcome Speech
Prof. Dr. Dietmar Grichnik
08:45
“Motivation Theories: Beyond the Myth”
Dr. Robert Kordts-Freudinger
09:25
“Identify your Motivation”
You, yourself & your neighbour
09:45 Coffee & Networking Break
10:00
“An ordinary change maker’s journey”
Dr. Martina Gaus – Head of Philanthropy Services at UBS Optimus Foundation
10:40
“Visionary of the Vertical World”
Beat Kammerlander – Alpinist & Extreme Athlete
11:30 Coffee & Networking Break

Noon

12:00
Panel Discussion: Motivation in Start-ups and the Corporate World
Kilian Wagner – CEO at VIU & HSG Entrepreneur of the Year
Dr. Jonas Kahlert – Google EMEA Practice Lead Professional Services
Sven Kannler – Research Associate, PhD Candidate at HSG & Founder of ALLNATIVE
13:00 Lunch & Networking Break

Afternoon

14:00
“How to Make Your Motivation Last?” – Workshop on greater purpose, strengths and passion
Lisa Christen – Professional Motivation Coach
15:00 Coffee & Networking Break
15:15
"What motivates someone to cross the pacific in a pedal boat?”
Jason Lewis – Explorer
16:10
“Culture – Strategic imperative for performance”
Dr. Nina Latham – Global Head Health Novartis
16:50
Conclusion & Acknowledgements
17:00 Drinks & Networking

DocDrinks in November


DocDrinks are back!

We have felt your heartache and we could not take it any longer: We are happy to announce that our infamous DocDrinks are back – and they are here to stay. We invite you to join us at La Buena Onda on November 28th from 7pm on. Feel free to bring your friends and new and old colleagues, your parents or even your professors so we can make sure we have a big night out.

Tag along, meet your PhD peers in a casual atmosphere, and get in touch with new members of our ever-growing DocNet community. As always early comers are rewarded: The first couple of drinks are on us, so pop-by early!

New PhDs are warmly welcome! You have new colleagues? Bring them along and introduce them to the DocNet community.

When & where: Tuesday, November 19th, 7.00pm @ La Buena Onda, Lämmlisbrunnenstrasse 51, 9000 St. Gallen
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Helvetia Christmas Factory


Helvetia and DocNet invite you to celebrate the advent season. On 5 December we welcome you to the Helvetia Christmas Factory to bake delicious cookies and drink mulled wine. Please bring cookie dough, cookie cutters or cookie decoration. At your arrival you will get some hot mulled wine and have some time to socialise with your fellow PhD-Students. Afterwards we have the renowned patisserie chef Michael, who helps us to make wonderful cookies out of the cookie dough. Once the cookies are baked we can give them a personal touch by decorating them. At the end of the evening we will enjoy some more mulled wine with our cookies or if you are already too full you can take home as many cookies as you can fit into your bags.

When & where: Thursday, December 5th, 18.00pm @ Helvetia Hauptsitz, Dufourstrasse 40, 9000 St.Gallen
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DocNet Lunch in December


Join us and your fellow PhD colleagues for our monthly lunch meet-up! The hassle-free opportunity to get to know your fellow PhD students, exchange ideas, and to unwind for a moment while having lunch.

When & where: Wednesday, December 11th, 12.00pm @ HSG-Mensa
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DocNet Christmas Party


DocNet cordially invites you (and your +1) to celebrate with fellow PhD’s and to enjoy the Christmas spirit at our annual DocNet Christmas party at Meeting Point. We will have some awesome music, mulled wine, Christmas cookies, and, of course, space to dance. Join us for the last DocNet event of the year!

As per tradtion, we will head to Trischli afterwards (free entry!).

When & where: Friday, December 13th, 8.30pm @ Meeting Point

DocNet Lunch in January


Join us and your fellow PhD colleagues for our monthly lunch meet-up! The hassle-free opportunity to get to know your fellow PhD students, exchange ideas, and to unwind for a moment while having lunch.

When & where: Thursday, January 16th, 12.00pm @ HSG-Mensa

DocDrinks on Ice


DocDrinks go ice skating! Mulled wine, good company, and (optional) cheese fondue await you. The perfect way to enjoy wintertime!

More information soon.

New PhDs are warmly welcome! You have new colleagues? Bring them along and introduce them to the DocNet community.

When & where: Thursday, January 23rd, 7.00pm @ St. Galler Eiszauber, Zeughaus Kreuzbleiche, Burgstrasse 50, 9000 St. Gallen

Save the Date: DocNet Skiing Day St. Anton


On February 1nd 2020, it's time again for the legendary DocNet Skiing Day in St. Anton. Get ready for a full day of skiing and snowboarding, après-ski, a sledging race, mulled wine and fondue!

When & where: Saturday, February 1st @ St. Anton

DocNet Running Team


Interested in getting to know the best running tracks around St.Gallen or tired of running alone? Then join our DocNet Running Team! We get together once a week for a breath of fresh air and some exercise. We meet at 7.00 pm at the University Sports Hall and then make our way through the nearby Rotmonten running trails. No registration necessary, just pop by!

The running group is intended for both beginners and advanced runners. We will run at (almost) all weather conditions! If you need more information, write to Joachim (joachim.stonig@unisg.ch).

When & where: Every Tuesday, 7.00 pm @ In front of University Sports Hall

DocNet Calendar Subscription!


Stay up to date and subscribe to the DocNet Calendar! Instructions here.

Follow DocNet on Professional Networks!


Stay updated and connect with your peers: Follow DocNet on LinkedIn or join our group on XING.

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DocNet Job Portal - Find your Career Opportunity!


You are in the final stage of your dissertation? You are looking for the next step in your career?

Then our Job Portal is worth a visit! Browse through job offerings from esteemed companies tailored to PhDs, that will bring your career up to speed.

Young Investigators Programme: Events and Workshops Autumn 2019


To help you get the most out of your doctorate the Young Investigator Programme is once again running a series of trainings. Please follow this link to find an overview of our offers and services.
Courses and Events for Ph.D. students at the research stage and early Postdocs/Assistant Professors
19.11.2019
26.11. & 27.11.2019

02.12.2019

04.12.2019
10.12.2019
17.12.2019
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Courses and Events for Ph.D. students at the coursework stage
19.11.2019
04.12.2019
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PhD Writing Group
Need to have pages written? Our PhD Writing Group offers time and space for your writings (every Thursday morning). You get the chance to develop a writing routine and increase productivity.

The Group is already running. Would you like to join? Just drop us an email: yip@unisg.ch
YIP events are free of charge for HSG PhD-students. If you want to register for any of our courses or have questions please send us an email to yip@unisg.ch

St. Gallen Symposium - Become an Academic Jury Member


Doctoral Students and young Post-Doctoral Researchers from HSG have the exclusive opportunity to attend the 50th St. Gallen Symposium – focusing on the topic “Freedom revisited” and held from 6–8 May 2020 - through a commitment as Academic Jury Member of the renowned St. Gallen Symposium Global Essay Competition.

Please apply no later than the 1 December 2019 to Mr Yannick Miller via award@symposium.org.
We wish you all the best with your PhD-studies

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