“Laureates of mathematics and computer science meet the next generation.” With this motto, the Heidelberg Laureate Forum offers the perfect setting to get to know world-renown experts from the fields of mathematics and computer science (winners of, e.g., the Turing Award). Additionally, you will meet 200 bright young researchers with diverse backgrounds who aspire to be the future leaders in these areas.
This year at the VMW, we had a great hands-on session to practice the so-called elevator pitch. It is meant to be a quick presentation of your current research to someone that you are just meeting and who is asking about your research. If you want to improve your own elevator pitch you can find some tips on these slides: