Spot on PoGS Community 2021

It's that time again: our annual Spot on PoGS Community event will take place as a digital event on June 08, 2021.

Announcement Spot on PoGS Community 2021
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Spot on PoGS Community 2021 "Back to the Future - Reflection und Perspective"

Under the motto "Back to the Future - Reflection and Perspective", our annual event Spot on PoGS Community 2021 took place.  The colorful program ranged from workshops, interactive exchange opportunities and entertainment to the ceremonial awarding of certificates for our program graduates.


Short info about Spot on PoGS Community 2021 "Back to the Future - Reflection und Perspective"

WHEN?   June 08, 2021, 12:30-6:00 pm

WHERE?  Digital via Zoom

WHO?   Postdocs,PhD Candidates and researchers interested in pursuing a PhD of all disciplines at the University of Potsdam and the non-university research institutions

LANGUAGES?   Mostly German with individual English-language components

REGISTRATION?   The deadline for registration is 04 June 2021 at 2 pm. Participation is free of charge.

PROGRAM? You will find the program below and on the respective subpages as well as for download here.


12:00 – 12:30 pmCheck in
01:05 – 02:35 PM

Training – 3 parallel Workshops

  • Digital leadership – Culture change and innovation in virtual leadership (GER/ENG)
  • Virtual networking:  Reaching out through the digital barrier (ENG)
  • Resilience - Inner strength and balance in turbulent times (GER/ENG)
02:35 – 02:50 PMInteractive break
02:50 – 04:00 PM

2 parallel Discussion Sessions

  • Was ist das Gute im Schlechten?
    Neue Stärken und Perspektiven aus dem Umgang mit Krisen; mit Barbara Nickels (GER)
  • Meet & Talk on the roof terrace (GER/ENG)
04:00 – 04:15 PMInteractive break
04:15 – 05:50 PM

Festive Ceremony

  • Certificate award ceremony (GER/ENG)
  • Kabinett der Kuriositäten mit Axel Hecklau (GER)
05:50 – 06:00 PMEvent closure

For detailed information on the individual program items, simply click on the links in the program.

Portrait of Dr. Kerstin Hille

Contact person: Dr. Kerstin Hille

Potsdam Graduate School


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