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  • October 16 - 17, 2024

    Bonn, World Conference Center

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Lightning Talks – 22 Two-Minute Pitches on the Main Stage

This year we introduce you a new innovative program format at the ELIV: Lightning Talks

Lightning Talks are rapid-fire two-minute pitches in front of the entire ELIV audience on the main stage. 

We're currently seeking dynamic individuals who are ready to take the stage and deliver a captivating two-minute pitch to our audience of industry experts, entrepreneurs, and enthusiasts. Whether you're a seasoned professional, an emerging innovator, or a young professional, we want to hear from you!

As a Lightning Talks speaker, you'll have the unique opportunity to showcase your expertise, share your insights, and inspire others with your passion for innovation. Whether you're unveiling a revolutionary technology, presenting groundbreaking research, or sharing your vision for the future, this is your chance to shine on the main stage at ELIV 2024.

First Deadline: June 15, 2024
Second Deadline: August 30, 2024
Notification shortly after deadline

Submit your pitch idea by June 15 for best chance of consideration, or take your shot by August 30, but be warned, spots are limited for the latter.

Send your idea to pauwels@vdi.de.

Your proposal should include the title, a brief description of your 
pitch and speaker details including age. Please limit yourself to a maximum of 500 characters.


How long should my Lightning Talk be?

Your pitch time is strictly limited to 2 minutes.

Do I need to prepare a presentation?

We recommend preparing a few slides, but it's not mandatory.

Do I need to pay for a Congress Ticket?

Yes, presenters will be charged 50% of the congress ticket price.

Are there additional options to promote my pitch idea?

You have the option to include QR codes for further details. Additionally, you can showcase a poster in the exhibition area to further highlight your pitch idea.

Where will the Lightning Talks take place?

The Lightning Talks will be on the main stage in the Room New York.

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Course number: 01TA101

ELIV 2024

Bonn, Bonn Conference Center Management GmbH



Location information

Platz der Vereinten Nationen 2
53113 Bonn

+49 228/92670 Website
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