The ICS Education Committee welcomes delegates, specifically Early Career Professionals, to this year's Early Career Professional Session! This year's session, in consideration of the professional and personal stresses we endure during our careers, especially since 2020, the 2022 Early Career session in Vienna will address the deepest of life skills: coping with hardship.
The first hour of the ninety-minute private session will open with six senior ICS members sharing stories of a life challenge they faced, and how they coped. Comments and questions will be welcome. There will be 30 minutes for early career members to explore and share stories in an open format.
The session will be moderated with imparting of coping skills and processing of the events discussed.
Overview of the programme:
- Introduction and welcome from the Education Committee– Elise De, Shannon Wallace, Amy Dobberfuhl, Mikolaj Przydacz and esteemed guest Patrick Frottier
- Personal Stories by ICS members on how they overcame their personal hardships, with space for audience comment
- Open forum discussion for all delegates to share stories, comments, and to hear more insight from the mentors included in the session
- Psychiatrist Patrick Frottier provides practical advice on how to cope with professional and personal stresses
Early Career Professionals Night Out
Following the Welcome Reception all Early Career Professional session attendees and speakers are invited to attend an evening out! You will receive your free ticket at the end of the early career session. Drinks and refreshments are provided! Please note delegates must attend the early career session to participate in the evening out and tickets are on a first-come, first-served basis.
The session will take place on Wednesday 7th September, 3.30-5pm in Hall G2. This is a free session, available on a first-come, first-served basis.