GCRI at the 12th GAIN Annual Meeting in Boston
More than 400 participants attended this year's Annual GAIN Meeting on career opportunities and recent developments in higher education.
Each year, and alternating between the West and the East coasts, German research and funding organizations invite young German scientists and researchers, who are working in North America, for a weekend meeting on career opportunities and recent developments in higher education.
The 2012 Annual GAIN Meeting took place from September 7 to 9, 2012, at the Boston Marriott Copley Place. The conference attracted more than 400 participants, among them 300 postdoctoral students and more than 100 heads of research organizations, high-ranking government officials as well as representatives from the higher education and private R&D sector.
The German Academic International Network (GAIN) is a network of German scholars and scientists in North America. Created to improve the flow of information on current career opportunities at German universities, research institutions and in the private business sector, GAIN is a joint initiative of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (AvH), the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the German Research Foundation (DFG), as well as a number of associated members, including the German Rectors' Conference, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers, the Leibniz Association, the Max Planck Society, and the German Cancer Aid.