You’re in this lift with Bill Gates and he’s got $1 billion to give away, and you have a great idea just bursting to get out. The question is – can you get it out in three minutes? It will test the ability of speakers to pick the most interesting and important aspects of their research, and to leave all the detail back in the lab. Hint: start with the problem you’re trying to solve. Late entries may be accepted. Audience members need to be prepared to ask questions.
Toss Gascoigne (session producer, chair, judge and jury), Director, Toss Gascoigne and Associates