Engage your Audience!

Would you like to highlight your scientific work?
Are you aware of the importance of engaging and communicating your research to a broader audience? 
Are you interested in a postive and high-standards competition? 

The contest “Engage your Audience!” allows early career scientists to present your research in front of your peers, using a simple and plain register. To do so, you will have only three minutes available! Enroll yourself to convince a scientific jury and your public about the relevance of your scientific research in a 3 minute elevator pitch. 

Succesful selected competitors will have their full congress registration fee waived. 

FULL SESSION PROGRAM (11 July 2017 - 13h00-15h00):

Session coordinator: Massimo Caine

  • 13:00 - Welcome and introduction
  • 13:05 - Dr. Laura Bowater - Science Communication: seeking success and selling your story
  • 13:30 - 14:30 - “Engage your Audience!” contest
My research in 3 minutes” presentations
  • 4 presentations
  • Break 10’
  • 4 presentations
The jury meets at the end of the last presentation

  • 14:30 - Dr. James Redfern - Developing educational material from microbiology research: best practice 
  • 14:50 - Prize awards (1st, 2nd, 3rd)

INSCRIPTION AND SELECTION

Enroll yourself in Engage your public! A competition where you get to convince a scientific jury and your public about the relevance of your scientific research in a 3 minute elevator pitch.

  • Submit 200 words text with a broad public pitch and a 30 second introduction video (sent as a link, not an attachment) to fems@fems-microbiology.org
  • An independent jury will select the submissions that are eligible for the final round of the competition.
  • Present your elevator pitch at FEMS Congress. The competition will take place during the Valencia FEMS Congress 2017 - Education session, Tuesday 11 July 2017/13:00 - 15:00 CET
  • Get feedback on how you present your work - and learn how you can make an even better impact.
The contest is open to 8 candidates. Successful selected competitors will have their full congress registration fee waived. 

The deadline for submission is 30th April 2017. Please find tips and guidelines here.

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