Re: Lighting Talks!

When will you need our pdf slides by?

On 25 July 2015 at 13:52, Lasse Schuirmann <lasse schuirmann gmail com> wrote:
Dear interns,

a friendly reminder that you are expected to fill the poll within the
next 45 hours because only half of you made it yet.

Here's the link again:



2015-07-21 2:13 GMT+02:00 Lasse Schuirmann <lasse schuirmann gmail com>:
> Dear interns,
> every year, we have an interns' lightning talks session at GUADEC,
> which is a very popular event. You will likely have 5 minutes
> allocated during which you will be able to present your work using no
> more than 6 slides.
> Sometimes interns hesitate about doing the talk because they've never
> done one before or English is their second language. I'd like to
> assure you it will be the friendliest and most supportive environment
> to make your speaking debut and English is a second language for the
> majority of GUADEC attendees. GSoC admins, your mentors, or other
> interns will usually be happy to help you rehearse your talk at some
> earlier point during GUADEC. Interns also typically enjoy having an
> opportunity to speak about their project after going to many talks by
> other people. You can watch the video of the interns' lightning talks
> session from 2013 to see what it was like [0].
> To finalize how much time we need for the session and how much time we
> can allocate per talk, we need to know who among you is planning to
> attend GUADEC: please fill the form given at [1] until July 27th, 10
> pm UTC (best
> you do it now :)). We'll inform you shortly after this deadline about
> your exact speaking time.
> In order to ease presentation creation for you, we've created a
> template so you don't need to worry about the design. - Feel free to
> grab it from [2] and get creative! Please make sure to send a PDF with
> your slides by August 5th to lasse schuirmann gmail com . (We will
> compile all presentations into one PDF to make the switches smooth and
> fast.)
> Let us know if you have any questions, need anything else or any
> problems occur - we are always happy to help!
> Thanks,
> Lasse
> [0]
> [1]
> [2]
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