exterior, Alan Wildeman School of Creative ArtsThe Alan Wildeman School of Creative Arts is the setting for the May 16 ChemiConn networking event.

Networking event aimed at forming bond between academia and industry

An event Thursday will provide opportunities for connections between industry, faculty, and graduate students in chemistry and biochemistry.

ChemiConn, May 16 at the Alan Wildeman School of Creative Arts, is intended to promote positive interaction between companies, professors, graduate students, and the University Windsor.

The conference will feature a presentation of UWindsor research capabilities, presentations by industry representatives, mock interviews for graduate students looking to pursue a career after graduation, and a panel discussion with industry representatives.

The event will run from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 360 Freedom Way, with an optional tour of facilities in the Essex Centre of Research (CORe) to follow. Registration is free; a full program is available on the event website.