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Presentation Skills for Computer Science Researchers


23rd May 2018

Responsable de l'activité

Oscar Nierstrasz


Oscar Nierstrasz, Professeur, U Berne Manuel Leuenberger, Doctorant, U Berne


Prof. Michele Lanza, Università della Svizzera Italiana, Faculty of Informatics


In this hands-on seminar, Michele Lanza, a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Lugano and a frequent invited speaker, will explore numerous best practices in presenting research results. Themes covered include: How to structure your presentation. Effective design of presentation material. How to engage your audience. Body language. The importance of rehearsals. Participants will be invited to prepare short research presentations to be studied and critiqued during the seminar.


The activity will be in the room 107 (the seminar room of the Software Composition Group (SCG)) at
Schützenmattstrasse 14
CH-3012 Bern

Directions can be found here:


The event will be on Thursday, the 23th of May. The schedule is as follows:

10:30 - 11:15 Session I Prologue & Theory of Presentation Design
11:30 - 12:30 Session II Universal Principles of Design I
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:00 Session III Universal Principles of Design II
15:15 - 16:00 Session IV Practice of Presentation Design
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 - 18:30 Session V Hands-on & Epilogue


Schützenmattstrasse 14, CH-3012 Bern, Room 107



Deadline for registration 23.05.2018
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