Workshop: Learn how to pitch your science - Facilities sponsored by FLEET and Monash University Faculty of Science

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16 Feb 2020 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Room G30, New Horizons Building 82, 20 Research Way
Monash Clayton campus
$70 uncatered workshop.

In this session we’ll develop a verbal pitch to engage someone with your work. Then, when that moment arrives where you have an opportunity, you will be able to do yourself justice and really connect with potential partners and have a constructive conversation.

The course consists of two sessions of 90 minutes. By the end you are on your feet, getting personalized feedback.

Session 1 – How pitching works.

  • Identifying the values and priorities of your audience
  • Mapping your research to your audience’s priorities
  • Building trust and rapport
  • Introduction to pitch structure.
  • Storytelling skills
  • Defining a good outcome.

Session 2 – Presentation and conquering nerves

  • Connecting with people
  • Moving like Darth Vader
  • Opening up your voice
  • Warm ups for combating nerves
  • Presentation checklist

What will participants gain from attending your session?

A pitch that you can pull out whenever you need to quickly impress someone with your efforts, and skills to take all your other presentations to the next level.

Workshop facilitator

Dr Phil Dooley, ASC National Secretary and Galactic Commander, Phil Up On Science