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Are you a student or doctoral candidate eager to enhance your skills in pitching your research effectively? This workshop is for you!We would like to invite you to our upcoming UNIVERSEH workshop tailored for students and doctoral students who aim to showcase their research findings during poster sessions at conferences. Our focus is on equipping you with the tools to pitch your work to various audiences and be the best at it!

Hosts: Anna Krukiewicz-Gacek (AGH University Department of Foreign Languages), Sonja Bretschneider (Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf)

Language of the workshop: English

Date: 21 May 2024
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Registration form (link to the meeting is sent upon registration)

What to anticipate and why it matters:

Imagine stepping into an elevator and someone asks, "What's your research about?" How do you feel? Excited? Anxious? Lost for words? Not anymore!

Scientific posters serve as visual summaries of research findings, typically showcased at conferences. Poster sessions, often held during breaks, pose various challenges like time constraints, noisy environments, and unfamiliar audiences. However, they offer a valuable opportunity for you.

During the workshop, you will learn essential dos and don'ts for crafting an effective elevator pitch for your poster and get hands-on practice presenting your research in under 3 minutes.

The workshop caters to two participant groups: those with prepared posters for upcoming conferences and those seeking to learn skills for future use.

●    Scientific elevator pitches – facts, rules and tips
●    Pitching your research in a conversation - an interactive session in the break-out rooms
●    Feedback, conclusions and lessons learned
●    Information for students wishing to participate in an elevator pitch competition

The workshop is organised within UNIVERSEH – European Space University for Earth and Humanity and constitutes a pre-conference part of the Space Resources Conference.