Presenting at International Conferences

July 20 - 23 (4 half-days), 2020, from 9.00 a.m. till 1.00 p.m., Online course

Course content

Are you going to present your research at international conferences? Do you need to address both experts as well as the general public? Do you want to gain visibility as an expert in your subject delivering high-quality speeches? This workshop is meant to enhance your communication skills addressing the following aspects:
  • Attract attention from your first sentence to engaging discussions
  • Share your results by telling unique Science Stories
  • Create powerful points on your slides and on posters
  • How to pitch your research
You will also learn from the best speakers in the 21st century. Please bring and deliver your own presentation (about 10-15 minutes), either with PowerPoint, a poster or in a free speech. This workshop will also include video analyses. You will receive distinct individual feedback and gain valuable insights into your presentation skills.


Target group
Doctoral candidates from all subject areas. 
"Promotion Plus"
 16 units are applicable for this course within the „Promotion plus“ certificate. 
Module 1: Independent Research 
Course instructor
Dr. Stephen Wagner 
Please register your intererest in this workshop with your BIGS coordinator by March 10, 2020.


Please find the overview of all workshops offered in Promotion plus BIGS here.

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