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2024 SEE/MAPLD Lightning Talk Information

Lightning Talks Session

The Lightning Talks is a competitive session that will include presentations lasting three minutes each and using only a single slide. The session is modeled after the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition, but is open to all SEE/MAPLD attendees. The main purpose of this session is to develop the skills to effectively explain your research topic in a language appropriate for a non-specialist audience. These skills can help you communicate with program managers, funding agencies, and broad audiences. If you are a student, it is an excellent opportunity to gain visibility in the field. A panel of judges will select a winner and a People's Choice Award will be selected by conference attendees.

Rules for Lightning Talks:

Some Examples:

Lightning Talks Submission Guidelines: