Young Professionals Development Workshops at ICASSP 2019, Brighton – May 2019

YP participated in the 44th edition of the ICASSP 2019 - flagship conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing – the world’s largest and most comprehensive technical conference in its field. YP assisted SPS YP organise and promote Young Professionals Development’ Workshops on ‘Powerful Presentations’ and ‘Transforming Slide Design’. The event was held on 13th May 2019 at The Brighton Centre.

Event details as follows:

Young Professionals Development Workshop

Join the SPS Young Professionals and Present Your Science’s Melissa Marshall for a two-part workshop on how to create engaging, dynamic presentations that effectively communicate the impact of your work to a broader audience. During two sessions, you’ll learn how to use practical content strategies and visuals to transform your presentations, making your work more memorable throughout all areas of your career. Space is limited, so register now!

Monday, 13 May 2019, Session 1

Powerful Presentations, 3:30-5:00 PM (Auditorium 2)

  1. Teach participants to enact an audience-centered speaking approach.

  2. Help participants understand which scientific details to emphasize in their presentation and which details to filter out.

  3. Equip participants with content strategies to engage their audience in the story of their science.

  4. Show participants an easy to use structure to give a short and engaging Elevator Pitch about their work.

Monday, 13 May 2019, Session 2

Transforming Slide Design, 5:30-7:00 PM (Auditorium 2)

  1. Transform the way participants think about slides in a scientific presentation.

  2. Equip participants to understand and enact the assertion evidence slide design in their own talks to make their scientific presentations more understandable, memorable, and engaging.

  3. Teach practical strategies for improved "framing" slides such as title, agenda, and conclusion slide.

  4. Give improved techniques for pre-read and handout documents.

Price both workshops: £7.5 for IEEE members and £10 for non members (includes coffee and refreshments).

Please check-in at the Exhibition Hall main foyer to collect your workshop badge on the day.

Note: The above registration fee is only for the two Young Professional development workshops and does not include any other events or sessions that form a part of the conference main program. More information on the conference full program and registration categories is available here

For more information on the above workshops, please contact the SPS Young Professionals Subcommittee at sp-sc-yp\

Registration link

Photos of the event can be found here