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Perfecting your Elevator Pitch: An Interactive Workshop for Faculty

October 10, 2019

Communicating the value of your research is imperative for your success as a scholar and educator, as well as to the success of your grant proposals. Director of the Florida State University Coastal & Marine Laboratory, Felicia Coleman shares her experience and advice to help faculty communicate their research objectives, creative activities—and broader impacts—to a variety of listeners.


Perfecting your Elevator Pitch

Day-of Agenda

Location: Center for Advanced Power Systems (CAPS), Room 120 (map)

2:00     Welcome, OPD

2:05     The Curse of Too Much Knowledge, Felicia C. Coleman, Ph. D.

2:30     Breakout Session A

2:50     Breakout Session B

3:10     Breakout Session C

3:30     Reconvene for Final Pitches

Breakout Session Facilitators:

Farrukh Alvi

Associate Dean for Research & Graduate Studies

FAMU-FSU College of Engineering                                                  

Neil Charness

William G. Chase Professor of Psychology

Director of the Institute for Successful Longevity

Marcy Driscoll

Dean Emerita and Professor

College of Education

Laurel Fulkerson

Associate Vice President for Research

Professor of Classics

Mark Horner

Associate Dean for Research

College of Social Sciences and Public Policy

Mike Mitchell

Program Manager

Strategic Initiatives and Proposal Development

Office of Proposal Development

Richard Nowakowski

Randolph L. Rill Professor of Biomedical Sciences & Neuroscience

Department Chair of Biomedical Sciences