Engaging your audience during presentations

Engaging your audience during presentations

communication skills

Leuven, Campus Gasthuisberg

Start date:

25 November 2021


25 November 2021, 12h - 14h

General context

Do you want to know how to present your research in a more engaging way - even with a larger audience - and on how to have your audience ask questions? TRAINING at VIB organizes a short (two hours) session on this topic, which will cover concepts such as content selection, delivery, and interaction and which will be an example of an engaging lecture.

Event intended for

All VIB staff interested to hear more on how you can engage your public during presentations.

Extra information

This training is only open for VIB participants and is free.



An engineer from the Louvain School of Engineering and a PhD in applied physics from Stanford University, Jean-luc Doumont is the lead instructor for most of the training projects at Principiae: he enjoys nothing more than standing in front of a group of grad students or professionals, challenging everything they thought they knew, provoking or facilitating a discussion, structuring their thoughts, sharpening their skills, and, importantly, arousing enthusiasm.

An articulate, entertaining, and thought-provoking presenter, Jean-luc is a popular instructor and invited speaker worldwide. Over the years, he has given hundreds of talks and workshops, in English, French, Dutch, and Spanish, at an array of companies, top-ranked universities, research laboratories, and conferences.

Practical info

Location & Venue
Campus Gasthuisberg

Herestraat 49
3000 Leuven

Public transport
Campus Gasthuisberg
Public transport
Route description
Campus Gasthuisberg
Venue contact
Campus Gasthuisberg
Extra information

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