IPitch Competition | iMed Conference - Lisbon 2023

YOU CAN SUBMIT YOUR PITCH NOW - iPitch Competition | iMed Conference ® 15.0 - Lisbon 2023

The iMed Conference’s iPitch Competition | Public Speaking Competition is a competition for undergraduate and master Life Sciences students designed to offer the participants the opportunity to have a unique clinical or research learning experience in a renowned European Centre with well-known physicians and scientists. This competition aims to encourage students to develop skills in the areas of public speaking and speech delivery by creating an opportunity to learn how to present an idea, approach an audience and convey their message.

Each participant has to defend an opinion of the situation presented and sustain it with persuasive arguments. We have two problems, one for the Clinical category, and the other for the Research category, that serve as a basis for each participant's Pitch.

Here (https://drive.google.com/drive/u/0/folders/1KU862s_7F2Mf2N3QJmiYIucWfDhEPUUr) you can consult the iPitch Competition Rules of Procedure, the Rules Resume and the Formulations of the Problems that serves as a basis to each participant's Pitch.

The clinical internship Host is Professor Efrem Civilini, an accomplished vascular surgeon with extensive experience in complex vascular conditions. He currently serves as the Head of the Vascular Surgery Unit at the prestigious Humanitas Research Hospital, in Milan, and as a Professor of Vascular Surgery at Humanitas University. His expertise spans a range of subspecialties, including aortic repair, carotid artery surgery and limb salvage.

The research internship Host is Dr. James Rucker, an Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist and NIHR Clinician Scientist Fellow, specialising in mood disorders and psychopharmacology, at the Centre for Affective Disorders at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience at King’s College London (UK). He leads the Psychedelic Trials Group at KCL, investigating the efficacy and safety of the use of novel psychopharmacological approaches, like psychedelics, to treat mental health conditions.

The final Pitches will be presented during the iMed Conference ®, which will take place in Lisbon, on the 22nd of October, 2023.

The PITCH SUBMISSION PERIOD ends on April 29th 2023. Don’t miss this opportunity!

How to enter? Send to as email to ipitch.competition@imedconference.org with:

1.    Video (.wmv, .mp4 or .avi format), in English, that does not exceed 3 minutes

2.    Full name

3.    Proof of attendance in higher education in the present academic year (2022/2023)

4.    Mentioning the intended internship (Clinical ou Research)

5.    Personal contacts (email and phone number)

We advise you to consult our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/iMedConference/), our Instagram page (https://www.instagram.com/imed_conference/) and our website (https://imedconference.org) where you can find more information relative to our internship Hosts and some frequently asked questions regarding the competition.

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