3MT Challenge: Sign Up and Prep Your Talk in 20 Minutes!
You have been issued a challenge: Will you accept?
If it's possible to write a good TEDTalk in 20 minutes, can you prepare for a 3MT wildcard heat in 20 mins?
Why should you do this?
A solid three-minute pitch can help you ace interviews, attract investors, woo a potential partner, recruit employees, win over other advocates, and possibly win you some money.
Sign up today for the Burnaby or Vancouver 3MT Wildcard heat.
- Burnaby: March 14, Register by March 9
- Vancouver: March 16, Register by March 12
(Under "Opportunities", view "Grad Students & Postdoctoral", find Three Minute Thesis, click Register Now and select a heat.)
How do you prepare last minute?
1. Get some tips from expert public speakers (TedTalk Style):
- How to Write Your TEDTalk in 20 Minutes
- The Top 5 TEDTalks on How to Give a Great TEDTalk
- 10 Steps to Create a Standing Ovation Worthy TEDTalk
- Improve Your Presentation Skills (Lynda.com)
2. Learn from the 3MT Experts:
- Tips and Tricks from SFU 3MT Competitions
- University of Waterloo Blogs about Presenting in 3MT
- University of Waterloo 3MT Finalists
- Read transcripts from 3MT videos
- Watch Videos of Winners from Other Institutions
3. Remember, you've got this!