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NPA Events
Upcoming Events

2019 Annual Conference

April 12-14, 2019

The NPA Annual Conference is the largest national conference and networking event dedicated to the postdoctoral community. Conference attendees - postdoctoral scholars, administrators, faculty, and representatives from disciplinary societies, industry, and corporations - are provided with the opportunity to gather and enhance their professional development and leadership skills.

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myPostdoc Monthly

1st Wednesday each month at 1:00 p.m. ET

A webinar series produced for NPA postdoc members on a variety of topics pertinent to a postdoc's life and career. Topic areas include visa and tax information for international postdocs, job search and interviewing skills for all career paths, diversity training on unconscious biases, work-life balance advice, mentoring programs, and more.

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myPDO Monthly

3rd Tuesday each month at 3:00 p.m. ET

A webinar series designed for postdoc administrators and leaders at NPA member organizations covering a variety of topics pertinent to this population. Areas covered in these webinars include sharing of best practices regarding postdoc policy, stipend/salaries, benefits, leave and other important policy areas. Other webinars in this series include sharing how programs have been built for career services, professional development, and mentoring.

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National Postdoc Appreciation Week (NPAW)

September 16-20, 2019

The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) is pleased to announce the tenth anniversary celebration of National Postdoc Appreciation Week (NPAW).

Since 2009, the NPA has sponsored National Postdoc Appreciation Day/Week to recognize the significant contributions that postdoctoral scholars make to U.S. research and discovery. Institutions from across the country and other parts of the world participate by holding special events. In 2010, this week was officially recognized by the U.S. House of Representatives. Events will be held throughout the week and across the country to create awareness.

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Event Archives

myPostdoc Monthly

Past Webinars

An archive of all myPostdoc Webinars.

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MyPDO Monthly

Past Webinars

An archive of all myPDO Webinars.

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NPA Annual Conference

Past Annual Meetings & Conferences

An archive of materials from past conferences from 2003 to last year. Materials include the program book, presentations and some videos.

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National Postdoc Appreciation Week (NPAW)

Past NPAW Events

An archive of past NPAWs - where events were held and what the events were.

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