2017 SAPA Career Development Workshop: May 20

Dear SAPA members and friends,
Have you experienced the changes in this fast-moving world? Changes could be everywhere, ranging from political environment, industrial landscape, job market and trend, reorganization, and personal needs.  All of these changes may have impact on your career and life.
You are cordially invited to attend the 2017 Sino-American Pharmaceutical Professionals Association (SAPA) Career Development Workshop “Onward and Upward – Advance Your Career Amid Changes” (PROGRAM in PDF), on Saturday May 20th, 2017 at the Rutgers Business School.
This one-day premier career event will have variety of format for you to interact with the career advocates from professional veterans, coaches, recruiters, human resource specialists, and immigration experts to hear their perspectives and insights tailored to your needs, from the young professionals to those who are in the advanced stage of their career.  The confirmed presenters include:
  • Alka Baha, JD, Attorney at Law and Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP
  • Eugene Gentile, Director, Rutgers Business School, Office of Career Management
  • Jaclyn Lee, Director of Operations, AIG
  • Chi Li, PhD, VP, Global Head Regulatory Affairs Strategy Hematology, Bayer
  • Min Li, PhD, VP, Huahai Pharmaceutical
  • Eric Rosenson, Sr. VP, Ruderfer & Asso.
  • John Sun, PhD, Career Advocate and Global Project Manager, Novartis
  • Jane Wang, JD, Associate, Fox Rothschild LLP
  • Jin Wang, PhD., Managing Director, Jianxin Capital
  • Xingli Wang, MD, Professor at Baylor College of Medicine and Executive Director, Novartis
  • Meng Xu, Career Advocate and Research Scientist, Bristol-Myers Squibb
Here are some highlights of the workshop:
  • Career Convocation “The Aha Moment”: A two-hour forum to kick start the whole day event;
  • Breakout Sessions and Mini Coaching Sessions: multiple parallel hot topic sessions to address your concerns on immigration, job hunting, career planning, leadership and soft skills development;
  • Networking: There are many opportunities designed to close interactions to build your network and improve interpersonal communication skills;
  • Job Fair: No doubt one of the major attractions, we engaged 20 global and local companies and organization to recruit the best talents for their needs.
Date and Time:  Saturday, May 20th 2017 from 8 am – 6 pm (interactive dinner optional)
Location: Rutgers Business School, 100 Rockafeller Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
The registration is now open at http://SAPA_2017_CDW.eventbrite.com.  The first 50 registrants will get a special $10 discount.  Please note: due to limited capacity of the workshop venue, on-site registration may NOT be available if all 500 seats are sold-out via online registration (no exception).  So please act early and reserve your ticket.
If you need a registration receipt for your reimbursement or have any question regarding this workshop, please email to SAPA2017CDW@gmail.com.
We are looking forward to your participation.
2017 SAPA Career Development Workshop Planning Committee