Venue: will be announced
Time: 10:00 - ca. 17.30 h (incl. 1 h lunchbreak)
Trainer: Dr. Gunther Tress
Participants: max. 10 persons
Credit Point: acknowledged with 1 CP within the structured research training programme of the Research School
This workshop is offered for fellows from all sections who prepare a presentation at an international scientific conference within the next 12 months. Please indicate the conference you will join or you are planning to join in the registration form (title, date, place).
This training provides strategies and techniques for a successful presentation at an international scientific conference. You will have to bring a presentation to the workshop and work out your presentation strategies, styles and contents according to your next conference participation.
In this workshop you will not get basic input on how to prepare and give a scientific presentation successfully. In this workshop you will learn how to adjust your presentation to an upcoming conference and present it successfully to the scientific audience.
You learn how to prepare and structure a presentation for a scientific conference and understand what makes presentations memorable for the audience. Upon this presentation, you receive feedback and instructions how to communicate more effectively when presenting your research results. In addition, you will learn how to respond to questions after your presentation in a real-live scenario.
Presentations are videotaped for your self-assessment and improve your presentation skills. During this workshop you will work on your presentation according to a set of instructions and you have enough time to revise your presentation accordingly. At the end, you have the possibility to present the revised presentations again and be well equipped to present successfully at international conferences.
What do you learn?
• how international conferences work
• prepare your presentation in view of a conference programme
• define your presentation aims for scientific conferences
• how to structure the presentation
• effective use of written language
• effective use of oral language
• effective use of body language
• effective use of media
• efficient timing & rehearsing
• coping with stage fright
• how to respond to questions
• how to avoid common mistakes
Please bring a presentation for a conference talk to the workshop.
Please bring your own laptop to be able to work on your presentation during the workshop and watch the video tapes.
Dr. Gunther Tress has worked as researcher and lecturer at various universities and research institutes in Europe for more than ten years. He is an expert in peer-reviewed publishing, science communication, interdisciplinary research, and PhD studies.
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