Science Communication Training n. 4: Communicate your core idea

    13/04/2022 - 16:00
    China, BEIJING
    13/04/2022 - 18:00

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How to prepare a perfect pitch - Melanie Spaethe (2.49 MB)

Pitch training - Bill Xu (3.46 MB)

Falling Walls Lab - Corinna Luther (2.84 MB)

How to create a memorable elevator pitch?


Whether you’re introducing yourself at a networking event, telling new colleagues about your research, or pitching at a conference – you have to capture your audience’s attention quickly. In situations like these, you need a short and easy-to-grasp explanation of your project and its value, often referred to as an elevator pitch.

Being able to communicate the relevance of your work to a wider audience is a key skill for any researcher looking to take the next step in his or her career. Join us to learn strategies and tips that will make your pitch stand out from the in our upcoming webinar. Our session featuresexperts from the DAAD, and SAP Labs China Digital School and the Falling Walls Lab Foundation.




Bill Xu

Director SAP Labs China Digital School

Bill Xu joined in SAP BusinessObjects in 2007, is director of strategic planning and operation of SAP Labs China; head of SAP Labs China internal innovation & incubation; head of SAP Labs China Digital School. As an extra-curricular guest, Bill Xu has repeatedly shared industrial development trends and digital transformation practice with undergraduates, masters, EMBA students and international exchange students from Fudan University, Zhejiang University, Tongji University, Shanghai finance and economics university, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics.




Corinna Luther

Head of Lab Falling Walls Foundation

Corinna Luther is the project lead of the Falling Walls Lab. Combining her event and project management experience, and environmental science background, she is excited to be working on a project which highlights some of the best international early-career creators, innovators, trailblazers, and visionaries. Tuning in from Berlin, Germany, she will be available during the Science Communication Workshop to give a short overview about the Falling Walls Lab and answer any questions you may have about getting involved"



Emmie Chiyindiko

Science Communicator


Emmie Chiyindiko is a Published Chemistry PhD candidate and MSc Chemistry graduate from the University of Free State. She has profile features in Forbes Science, News24, Sunday Times etc. Multi-award-winning science communicator (most recently the 1st runner up in Falling Walls Lab 2021) and key-note speaker and also well versed in STEM and education workshop facilitation. Mathematics and Chemistry lecturer and tertiary education researcher.