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Tips and Workshops

Never created a poster or performed a SLAM? Don’t worry, you’re not alone! Workshops will be held throughout the year on the Nanaimo and Cowichan campuses.  For more info and check out the schedule and then click the blue RSVP button.

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Conferences 101 – etiquette and tips for your first conference

November 20, 2019

12 - 1 pm & 4 - 5 pm

Building 305, Room 444

Take stairs outside next to Starbucks!

Nanaimo

What's a conference? How do I go? Why would I go? Where do I get some business cards? How can I pay for it? What do I wear?

It's all good. Come by for an hour, and all these and more will be answered.

Conferences 201 – Posters

February 2020

March 2020

Building 305, Room 444

Take stairs outside next to Starbucks!

Nanaimo

When done well, posters can be a very effective story board to share your work. When done poorly, they leave an on- looker overwhelmed and squinting! Come by for great advice to make your poster fabulous.

Conferences 202 – Spoken presentations

February 2020

March 2020

Building 305, Room 444

Take stairs outside next to Starbucks!

Nanaimo

A classic conference format is the spoken presentation with the aid of a PowerPoint. This session will cover some very important points so people walk away understanding your work and wanting to learn more!

Conferences 203 – Slams

February 2020

March 2020

Building 305, Room 444

Take stairs outside next to Starbucks!

Nanaimo

This session will cover a relative newcomer to the conference scene – the slam. These short oral presentations are meant to be informative, easy-to-understand, and FUN (props are often allowed). Hope to see you there!

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