2022 8th Annual PPG Elevator Pitch Competition

Thursday, May 5

3rd Floor Commons, Millennium Science Complex
9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - Top 5 Pitches will present live

Graduate Students will pitch their research in 2 minutes or less in PERSON to a group of judges!

Sponsored by PPG Industries, the 8th Annual Elevator Pitch Competition is an opportunity to pitch your research in TWO minutes or less using no more than four supporting slides.  Graduate students will briefly convey their research to a curious and technically diverse audience in hopes of taking home CASH PRIZES and developing new COLLABORATIONS.

Top 5 will pitch their research during the Millennium Café where we will poll a live audience to select the winner!

Pre-competition Training

Friday, April 22: 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
3rd Floor Commons, Millennium Science Complex
"You Need an Elevator Pitch!"
Andy Gustafson from the Smeal College of Business

Friday, April 29: 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
3rd Floor Commons, Millennium Science Complex
"Effective Presentation Skills for Elevator Pitches"
Marcy Milhomme from Communications Arts and Sciences

REGISTER HERE

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