Presentation skills workshops

Monday, 22 January, 2018 to Wednesday, 24 January, 2018
presentation skills

NCCR SwissMAP, joined by NCCR MARVEL, NCCR PlanetS and NCCR QSIT, is organizing two workshops on presentation skills for PhD students, postdocs and young researchers.

The workshops will be lead by Elena Kaufman - lecturer, director and stage performer, since 2014 specializing in particular on training events for scientists. She will show how to overcome stress and nerves before giving a talk, how to best use body language and maintain eye contact during a talk, how to use and protect your voice, and other techniques helpful for presenting your work in a clear and confident way.

What you can expect:

  • A commitment to your speaking potential
  • The ability to convert nervousness into energy
  • More confidence and presence
  • A connection between breath and speech
  • The practice of body language and gestures
  • An experience of being video-taped and analyzed
  • A collection of personal feedback
  • Further resources for continued improvement

When and where:

  • January 22, 2018 - Geneva - 9:00 - 17:30,
    seminar room at villa Battelle (route de Drize 7)
  • January 24, 2018 - Zurich - 9:00 - 17:30,
    seminar room at ITS-ETH (Clausiusstrasse 47)

The number of places is limited.



Event location: 

Geneva and Zurich