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  1. CPTS 580 Gerontechnology II Elevator Talks

  2. What is an elevator talk • Brief description of your research • Aim for less than 1 minute • An elevator ride • When do you use this? • Interviewing for a position • Taking visitors on a lab tour • Wooing potential collaborator at a conference • Conversations with friends and neighbors

  3. What to do • Make it compelling • They want to find out more • Let THEM ask for more • Tailor the speech to the listener

  4. What NOT to do • Use a lot of technical jargon • Ramble • Cram too many details into speech

  5. Suggested talk format • http://www.nature.com/naturejobs/science/articles/10.1038/nj7435-137a (Credit: Lawrence Behmer) • Four key topics • The problem • Why it matters • Potential solutions • Benefits of fixing it

  6. Entrepreneurship class • Tuesday, April 8 • Howard Davis • Insights for entrepreneurship • Your turn • 60 second elevator talk • I will use a timer • Feedback from Howard