The GÉANT Future Talent Programme (FTP) equips students and young professionals with presentation skills and gives them the opportunity to share their ideas, projects or research with the global research and education networking community at TNC. Supported by the GÉANT Learning And Development (GLAD) team and part of GLAD’s outreach to the wider GÉANT community, the programme builds a talent “pipeline” for NRENs and generates innovative research ideas and contributes to the GÉANT Community’s objective of supporting European Research and Education through knowledge sharing.
This year and after two virtual editions, eight Future Talents nominated by six European NRENs were selected to take to the stage at TNC22 and inspire the audience during their 5-minute Lightning Talks.
Additionally, all eighteen talents accepted on the Future Talent Programme received high quality professional training, to help them master presentation skills and prepare for an impactful presentation. Public speaking Masterclasses with coach Michael Koenka of Koenka and Partners – reconfirmed for a second year – were held in April and May.
“The Future Talent Programme is a highlight of GLAD’s training calendar. We are delighted that a record number of students and young professionals from the GÉANT community have been selected to give Lightning Talks at TNC22.” – says Sarah Hughes, Senior Learning & Development Manager at GÉANT.
And it’s not a surprise that this record edition of the Future Talent Programme takes place in 2022, a year that has been designated as the European Year of Youth by the European Commission. In the same spirit of the EC Initiative, GÉANT’s Future Talent Programme wants to put young people in the spotlight, empower them with new skills, competence, and knowledge, involve them and let their voices be heard.
Don’t miss these inspiring presentations! The TNC22 Lightning Talk sessions will take place on 14 and 15 June, at 14:00 CEST. Recordings of students’ presentations will be available on GLAD’s Wiki page after TNC22.
⚡️ First Strike! Tuesday 14 June 2022, 14:00 CEST
⚡️ Second Strike! Wednesday 15 June 2022, 14:00 CEST
Poznan University of Technology, Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center (PSNC), Poland.
Challenges in processing and knowledge discovery in specifications of scientific resources
Further details about the 2022 Future Talent Programme and promotion materials are available on the GLAD wiki: https://wiki.geant.org/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=202801312