NECTAR Events and Initiatives

NECTAR provides a professional development program for ECAs aiming to support ECAs in realising their vision. As part of the program NECTAR offers:

  • skill-building workshops
  • networking opportunities aimed at fostering peer-to-peer support and collaborations across and beyond campus
  • opportunities for direct collegial discussions with the University Executive to inform strategic directions of ANU.

In addition, NECTAR runs a career development Mentoring Program for EMCAs.

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NECTAR Events Calendar 2019

Note, this is a preliminary events calendar, we are still working on the program for 2019. Family members are welcome at all NECTAR events.

THU

14

FEB
10am-1pm
NECTAR Strategic Planning Meeting
Have your say on how ANU supports ECAs and make a difference through NECTAR in 2019.
MON

29

APR
12.30-1.30pm
Monthly NECTAR Social Lunch
Join NECTAR’s monthly Social Lunch at Fellows, University House (lunch is on NECTAR) and meet Damien Hughes from the ANU Centre for Continuing Education. No RSVP required.
FRI

17

MAY
12-1.30pm
Evidencing your promotion application for success
New to applying for promotion in the ANU system? Promotion panels at ANU may have limited knowledge of what success looks like in your field. Join Michael Martin and NECTAR in a discussion over lunch about how you can convince judging panels by supporting your applications with contextual information to evidence your successes. Skills learned here could be useful broadly across job, funding, award and promotion applications. Registrations for this event have closed.
FRI

24

MAY
12-12.30pm, CHELT Seminar Room, Building 10T1
CCE Information session
Learn about teaching and community engagement opportunities with the ANU Centre for Continuing Education.
If you missed last month’s talk, here is another chance to connect with CCE’s Damien Hughes. No RSVP required.
FRI

24

MAY
12.30-1.30pm, CHELT Seminar Room, Building 10T1
Monthly NECTAR Social Lunch
Come to NECTAR’s monthly Social Lunch! This month in the form of an Indian lunch to follow our seminar at 12pm. Please invite your partner – NECTAR would love to connect with them! Registrations for this event have closed.
WED

12

JUN
12-1pm, Fellows Cafe
Monthly NECTAR Social Lunch
Join this month's Social Lunch for a discussion on the ANU Grand Challenges 2019. Guest speaker: Jane Desborough – Grand Challenge winner.
WED

19

JUN
1.30-3.30pm, Australian National Botanic Gardens
NECTAR Partner Activity
Join NECTAR's first 'Partner Activity' for a walk around the Botanic Gardens followed by a coffee/tea. This event aims to connect the partners of ECAs from ANU with each other to build a supportive community. This is a free event, RSVP by email to nectar@anu.edu.au is essential, by 17 June.
TUE

2

JUL
9.30am-4.30pm, Peninsula Room, National Museum of Australia
NECTAR Forum 2019
Join the NECTAR Forum 2019 for a direct collegial discussion with the University Executive on how EMCAs can be nurtured to be the leaders of the future. Registrations for this event have closed.
THU

15

AUG
12-1pm, Fellows Cafe, University House
NECTAR Annual General Meeting
Join us for this year's AGM and find out what NECTAR has been up to in the last 12 months and help us set future priorities. At the AGM you will also learn about how you can make a difference through taking on the role of NECTAR Co-Chair. Register or send your apology here.
TUE

1O

SEP
tbc
Staying afloat in the vortex
After last year's great success, Shari Walsh will again deliver two workshops for NECTAR in 2019. This time we will look at how to build a resilient mindset and how to thrive in a competitive environment. More information to come.

Please click here to see a list of 2018 events.