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13-14 October 2014: 2-Day Workshop on Scientific Writing and Presentation Skills Development held on 13-14 Oct, 2014 at M. A. Jinnah University, Islamabad.  
Two-Day Workshop on
Scientific Writing and Presentation Skills Development
13-14 October 2014
Center of Research in Networks & Telecom (CoReNeT)
M. A. Jinnah University, Islamabad
By Dr. Naveed Bin Rais

This workshop will give an excellent opportunity to students/researchers to enhance and strengthen the writing skills, and to increase their chances of getting their work acknowledged by the community. The workshop is also aimed at improving the presentation and communication skills of the attendees which enables them to exhibit their work in a better way. Moreover, the attendees will get training on how to capture the attention of a reader/reviewer of the work, as well as audience of a presentation. They will also learn how to better organize and construct a piece of scientific writing.

The attendees are expected to achieve the following objectives by the end of this workshop:

• Able to communicate thoughts effectively through writing and presentation
• Learn how to organize a piece of scientific work and presentation
• Understand how to capture the attention of the audience in order to market the work in an effective way
• Able to write research papers/thesis in a better and organized way which can greatly enhance the acceptability of the work
• Get trained with the process of self-assessing and self-reviewing a scientific document

Who should attend:
This workshop is intended for people with background in any area of science, who are involved in research activities and want to get their work acknowledged by relevant forum of a reputed level. Graduate students pursuing their thesis and doctoral students can specifically get benefit from this workshop.

Panel Picture Outline:
Day 1: Scientific Writing Skills Development (1600 to 1900 hrs)
Following aspects shall generally be covered:

a. Scientific paper construction
b. Research aptitude development (Positioning etc.)
c. Scientific writing tips (Do's and Dont's)
d. Improving presentation skills of your writing

Day 2: Scientific Presentation Skills Development (1600 to 1900 hrs)
Following aspects shall generally be covered:

a. Presentation construction
b. Effective communication skills
c. Keeping audience’s interest
d. Do’s and Dont’s of scientific presentation

Refreshments will be served during half time of each workshop day.

Registration and Course Fee:

About the Instructors:
Dr. Naveed Bin Rais
Dr. Naveed Bin Rais is a senior researcher at CoReNeT and currently working as Assistant Professor at the Department of Electronic Engineering, M. A. Jinnah University Islamabad. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Engineering from INRIA/University of Nice, Sophia Antipolis, France in 2007 and 2011 respectively. Before that, he received his B.E. in Computer Systems from National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Pakistan in 2002. He has 6+ years of teaching, 7+ years of research and 4+ years of industrial experience.

Contact Info:

Amer Zaheer

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