Pitch your impact 2018

PUBLIC CONTEST – February 27, 2018 – 16.30

Room BC 420
AUDIENCE – REGISTER HERE by Feb 23

DISCOVER

  • Several innovative projects and ideas “made in ENAC”
  • The recently launched Social Impact Initiative of the Vice Presidency for Innovation (VPI)
  • The InnoSeed ENAC program and team

APERITIF offered from 18.00 (please register above)

 

JURY MEMBERS

Prof. Brice Lecampion, Assistant Professor Tenure Track and head of the Geo-Energy Lab – Gaznat Chair on GeoEnergy (ENAC, EPFL)

Mrs. Beatrice Scarioni,  Manager of Social Impact Initiative (SII) at the Vice-Presidency for Innovation (VPI), EPFL

Mrs. Cécilia Carron, Journalist at Mediacom EPFL, specialized in the communication of start-ups and innovation. Co-initiator and co-organizer of the MT180 EPFL

Mr Martin Gonzenbach, Industrial Liaison Officer at ENAC deanship and Member of the InnoSeed ENAC team.

WORKSHOP – We all make an impact – What’s yours?


Whether your project contributes to elucidating fundamental scientific questions or aims to solve societal challenges, become aware of your impact and pitch it proudly!


WHO IS IT FOR?

ENAC PhD students, post-docs & scientific collaborators only.

PURPOSE?

  • Identify and validate the potential impact of your research project and/or invention on society by using analyses and value proposition canvas method.
  • Communicate (orally and visually) your impact effectively in 120 sec.
  • Convince an audience that your project will benefit society and is worth investing in.

HOW? 

By attending two trainings with external experts in innovation, entrepreneurship and communication and a public contest in front of the ENAC community and a jury.

THE COST?

The workshop is free of charge. You must be able to attend the two trainings and the contest.

February 06, 2018 – 08.30 to 13.00
Lunch included
EPFL – Room MED 2 1522

Mentored by Nadine Reichenthal

WHAT DO YOU DO? HOW? FOR WHOM? FOR WHAT?

By utilising a value proposition canvas, you will be able to work through a series of stages to determine and articulate what you do and how your project can create impact and for whom (not just for you and your team, but for the end-user, research community and/or society).

February 13, 2018 – 11.00 to 19.00
Lunch & evening apero included
EPFL – Room MED 2 1522

Mentored by Paperboy agency

HOW TO COMMUNICATE YOUR IMPACT EFFECTIVELY & LEAVE AN IMPRESSION?

The answer to these questions is being able not only to speak easily about what you do, but also about who you are as well as what you are great at. By offering personal coaching and practicing oral and visual tricks, Paperboy will get you started on pitching your impact!

PUBLIC CONTEST – Share, convince and win a prize!
February 27, 2018 – 16.30 to 18.30 – EPFL

 

This contest sounds challenging, yes, but first of all it’s a great opportunity to get a different view on your project, to develop your soft skills, to enjoy sharing your passion, enthusiasm and even sense of humour with your ENAC colleagues and TO WIN A PRIZE!