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The Art of Science: Engaging Audiences with Impactful Communication

 

Jul 18 2024, Thursday04:30 PM - 06:30 PM (GMT +8:00) Kuala Lumpur, Singapore

 

32 Carpenter Street, 059911

, Singapore

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Overview

Unlock the secrets to captivating your audience with this event designed for students, scientists and entrepreneurs who are passionate about making complex ideas accessible and engaging for diverse audiences.

As science and technology continue to play a crucial role in addressing global challenges, the ability to communicate technical knowledge and research is more important than ever. This event will provide you with practical strategies, tips and tools to present complex ideas in an engaging and understandable manner. Through a series of inspiring talks and a short panel discussion, participants will learn how to:

  • Craft compelling narratives that resonate with non-technical audiences

  • Utilise tools to enhance science communication

  • Develop public speaking skills to captivate and educate audiences

Our lineup of speakers come from various fields such as entrepreneurship, communication and academia, who will share insights on how they make science communication impactful and memorable. Don't miss this opportunity to learn useful tips to refine your pitch and communicate your ideas!

Programme

4:30pm - 5:00pm: Registration

5:00pm - 5:05pm: Introduction by SGInnovate

5:05pm - 5:20pm: Developing a Winning Pitch by Andre Stolz

5:20pm - 5:35pm: Exploring Complex Climate Issues with Visuals by Qiyun Woo

5:35pm - 5:50pm: Science Communication and Falling Walls Lab Singapore by Dr Tan Pei Leng

5:50pm - 6:00pm: Q&A

6:00pm - 6:30pm: Networking

Schedule

Date: 18 Jul 2024, Thursday
Time: 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM (GMT +8:00) Kuala Lumpur, Singapore
Location: 32 Carpenter Street, 059911

Speakers

Speaker's Profile:

Andre Stolz, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Budding Innovation
Andre Stolz

With over two decades of global experience in fostering innovation and steering ventures from conception to commercial success, Andre is passionate about empowering businesses to thrive in a rapidly evolving market landscape. Having collaborated with diverse teams across Singapore, China, Germany, and beyond, his journey has been enriched with continuous learning, impactful engagements, and the gratification of seeing ideas transform into value-driven solutions.   Andre is active in nurturing the next level of entrepreneurial leaders through mentoring & coaching. He has successfully completed the pitch training (group and 1:1) for Falling Walls 2023 event. Find out more about Andre at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrestolz/

Speaker's Profile:

Woo Qiyun, Visual Storyteller, The Weird and Wild
Woo Qiyun

Qiyun is a visual storyteller who loves exploring the complexities of climate change. In addition to a Bachelors (Hons) in Environmental Studies and diverse experience in corporate sustainability, she also runs The Weird and Wild (https://www.instagram.com/theweirdandwild) which is an Instagram page that uses illustrations to make climate information accessible. Her work has been recognised on platforms like National Geographic, BBC, WWD, Thred, Tatler, VOGUE, Prestige, GRAZIA, Singapore Writers Festival, COP27, COP28, Asian Festival on Children’s Content, Youthtopia, FEMALE magazine, The Straits Times, TODAY Online, Channel News Asia, Her World, and more. Find out more about Qiyun here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/qiyun-woo/

Speaker's Profile:

Dr Tan Pei Leng, Research Fellow, NTU School of Materials Science and Engineering
Dr Tan Pei Leng

Pei Leng currently holds a position at Nanyang Technological University as a research fellow in the School of Materials Science and Engineering. Her research interests include sustainability research in cultivated meat, agriculture, and waste valorisation, as well as translational biomedical research in tissue engineering and medical device fabrication. She is committed to bridging the gap between cutting-edge scientific breakthroughs and their tangible implementation in commercial domains and strives to connect with more like-minded experts in the relevant field to make the world a better place. Pei Leng is also the winner of Falling Walls Lab Singapore 2023, where her pitch on "Breaking the Wall of Large Burn Wound Healing" led her to compete in the global finale in Berlin among 65 other countries. (https://www.sginnovate.com/blog/communicating-research-breaking-down-walls)

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