Programme

This first edition of Life will take place on 28 and 29 May 2019. The programme consists of plenary sessions with keynote speakers, five parallel tracks, poster sessions, other elements to promote interaction and improve skills and a social programme.

Plenary speakers Ottoline Leyser (plant development), Iain Couzin (collective behaviour) and several other very inspiring researchers from abroad have provisionally confirmed. Here you will find a complete overview. For each of the 5 tracks and posterssessions junior and senior researchers were invited to submit abstracts.

Programme Tuesday 28 May

09:00h | 28/05/2019

Registration and coffee/tea

 
09:45h | 28/05/2019

Welcome and opening by chair Aniek Ivens

 
10:15h | 28/05/2019

Keynote lecture

by Iain Couzin
 
11:00h | 28/05/2019

Coffee/tea break

 
11:20h | 28/05/2019

Parallel Scientific Tracks

 
13:00h | 28/05/2019

Lunch with poster session 1

 
14:30h | 28/05/2019

Continuation parallel tracks

 
16:10h | 28/05/2019

Break

 
16:30h | 28/05/2019

Plenary session about science communication and framing

by Sarah Gagestein
 
18:00h | 28/05/2019

Dinner

 
19:30h | 28/05/2019

Social programme

 
22:30h | 28/05/2019

End of day 1, shuttle bus service

 

Programme Wednesday 29 May

09:00h | 29/05/2018

Registration and coffee/tea

 
09:30h | 29/05/2018

Welcome and opening by chair Aniek Ivens

 
09:40h | 29/05/2018

EMBO Keynote Lecture

by Ottoline Leyser
 
10:30h | 29/05/2018

Coffee/tea, poster session 2

 
11:00h | 29/05/2018

Continuation parallel tracks

 
13:00h | 29/05/2018

Lunch with poster session 2 (continuation)

 
14:00h | 29/05/2018

Focus sessions, workshops round 1, masterclasses

 
14:50h | 29/05/2018

Focus sessions, workshops, round 2

 
15:50h | 29/05/2018

Sketch and song by comedian Janneke Jager

 
16:05h | 29/05/2018

Award ceremony

 
16:15h | 29/05/2018

Wrap up by chair Aniek Ivens

 
16:20h | 29/05/2018

Farewell drinks

 
17:30h | 29/05/2018

End of day 2