The 1st Annual CEITEC Postdoc Retreat

About event

The CEITEC MU PPC will host the 1st Annual Postdoc Retreat.

The registration is closed. 

The focus of the event will be developing a culture of scientific collaboration and peer support amongst researchers in Brno and the Czech Republic.

This event will be part of the International Postdoc Appreciation Week (16th-20th September 2019).
All postdoctoral researchers from the six CEITEC research institutes are invited to attend. The venue can accommodate 40 participants overnight, and host up to 90 participants in the presentation rooms of the venue. The programmed events will begin at 2pm on Monday 16th, and conclude at 6pm Tuesday 17th of September 2019. 

Read about the event HERE

The proposed program includes:

  • Four invited talks: “Vision for CEITEC”; “International Career Opportunities for Researchers”; “Ethics in Research”; “Women in Science".
  • A speed networking event for postdocs and other members of the scientific community.
  • Selected talks and poster presentations by postdocs.
  • Award for the best presentation.
  • Two professional workshops on career development and open science.
  • Round table discussions.
  • Social evening and outdoor events - Pub Quiz and Hike in Moravian Karst

We will also invite senior members of the scientific community to engage with postdoctoral researchers at the Postdoc Retreat, which will offer a unique opportunity for them to experience the breadth and depth of junior research projects in Brno. We will increase public visibility of the quality of postdoctoral research in Brno through promoting both Postdoc Appreciation Week and the Postdoc Retreat on print and online platforms of CEITEC and Masaryk University

FINAL PROGRAM can be found HERE.



This event could not happen without the generous support provided by our sponsors:



















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Early registration fee*: 1.200,- Kč

*for participants who register until 23rd of August

Registration Post Doc Retreat


The registration fee includes accommodation in shared rooms (twin rooms), dinner on the 1st day, breakfast and lunch on the 2nd day, coffee breaks and all social events.  

Payment is due on the 30th of August 2019.

For billing information we will contact you personally.


Please select one of the three following options:

*(Optional) This information will be used for room allocation purposes.

Please note: Additional fee for single occupancy room is 1 000 CZK.


All postdocs are encouraged to present a poster, to introduce your research to other postdocs in Brno who may not be familiar with your work.

The deadline for the Abstract submission is 30th of August 2019.

The Abstracts should be prepared based on this template and send by email to

*The talk should be of more general topic intended for a broader scientific audience covering your field of work


*This option is available for one participant employed at CEITEC Masaryk University that will be selected based on the poster presentation.

In case of any questions, please contact us at



16. - 17. 9. 2019
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