Sustainability Lightning Talks
November 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm| Free
Lightning talks will be held virtually via Zoom and in-person at 107 Norman Smith Hall, UMaine.
- Virtual attendance: Complete the registration form to receive Zoom connection information.
- In-person attendance: Attendees must follow UMaine’s COVID-19 guidelines.
Students will present five-minute talks on their sustainability research in Maine.
Call for Abstracts:
Lightning Talks will focus on student sustainability research in Maine. All students involved in sustainability research are encouraged to send in an abstract for a lightning talk. We especially welcome abstracts from students involved in Mitchell Center research projects including projects supported by the Mitchell Center’s Sustainability Research Grants program. A panel of Mitchell Center faculty will select up to eight presentations from the submitted abstracts.
Lightning Talk Rules: Presenters will have five-minutes for their talk. PowerPoint presentations are allowed but will be limited to 10 slides.
Abstract Submission: Abstracts should be brief (250 words or less) and must be submitted by Friday, October 29 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Abstracts should include a title, the presenter’s name and email address, and a brief description of the talk. Students will be notified of their selection no later than November 2.
Please contact Ruth at email@example.com if you have any questions or need additional information.
*Here is some helpful information about how to give a good lightning talk: https://www.software.ac.uk/home/cw11/giving-good-lightning-talk