KTH, Stockholm 22 mars 2019

Tack för en trevlig eftermiddag i Stockholm! Thanks for a great afternoon in Stockholm!

Below, you’ll find the slides from our workshop together with some useful links.

Good luck with your communication and don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have reflections or questions.

Olle B.
olle@bergman.com
070-888 55 41

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The question business angels and venture capitalists ask themselves!

My slides

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Writing

Rhetoric

  • (EN) I recommend this audiobook which you can download for free from Audible (if you’re a new customer): A Way with Words.
  • (EN) Another good book in English: You Talkin’ to me?
  • (SE) UR har sänt intressanta program om retorik, bland annat Tala ut (pdf-handledning).

Lund, 19 March 2019

Hi guys! Thanks for an interesting day in Lund. Im am looking forward to what you will come up with next week.

O.

olle@bergman.com
se.linkedin.com/in/ollebergman/en (Feel free to connect)
instagram.com/generalblom

My slides

A PPt for scientific presentations

This template is based on chapter 16 in Matt Carter’s Designing Science Presentations. Matt is an assistant professor of biology at Williams College, Massachusetts, and a great guy!

On presentations

Presentation examples

Spring is coming to the pine forests of Södermanland (south of Stockholm).

Poster Workshop Copenhagen 22 + 24 January 2019, Pit Stop

Hi everybody!

Thanks for a great day in København! I think we had some really interesting discussions. Here are some guidelines and links to help you with your work. Feel free to email me or call me!

Looking forward to see your posters – be bold and be interesting!

O.

PS will add more stuff to this page during the day.
PS 2 I recommend a visit at Better Posters – the biggest web site about poster design on the web.

+46 70 888 55 41
olle@bergman.com
se.linkedin.com/in/ollebergman/en
@OlleBergmanSE

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Designing a poster – a work process

Intellectual preparation phase

  1. Go through the elevator pitch you wrote yesterday.
  2. Decide on 2–4 main conclusions.
  3. Pick out the visuals you need to support your conclusions.
  4. Write a working title (just a starting point for your planning – you will polish it later).

Basic Design Phase

  1. Use printouts, pen & paper, whiteboard and/or Post-it notes for sketching a layout.
  2. Decide a logical order.
  3. Write single sentences for the different components (you will fill in more text later in the process).
  4. Start the layout work in PowerPoint or InDesign. Think about CRAP, stick to the grid and don’t make the text columns too wide. Think BIG! Here’s a tool (there’s plenty of them!) for creating a color palette: https://www.canva.com/color-palette/
  5. When you have a basic layout, add more text.

Refinement Phase

  1. Work on the title – I suggest writing three to five different alternatives and let your peers give feedback.
  2. Look at every single element (graph, diagram, header, paragraph, sentence, line, frame, logo …) and ask yourself ”Does it add value for the reader or is it just noise?”.
  3. Shorten the texts. Cherish the white space!
  4. Polish the visuals, thinking about the data/ink ratio.

Optional

  • Prepare your verbal explanation.
  • Make three different posters: one conservative, one balanced and one radical.

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Links

The Poster Design Hub
A resource page for scientific posters

Basic graphic design: Contrast, Repetition, Alignment, Proximity
A chapter from a book by Garr Reynolds.

Remove to improve
Some notes from the makers of the video we saw

Designguide Science Københavns Universitet
English notes in the right column!

Øresund from the Swedish side!

QDETAILSS research school, Lund University, 12 November 2018

Hi guys!

Thanks for a great workshop at Kemicentrum. Judging from the discussions we had, I am looking forward to seeing your posters on Thursday. Please remember that this is a safe environment for bold initiatives and creative ideas; feel free to come up with something different.

O.

PS You can use the comments section here for questions, comments and links. What did you find especially interesting in my lesson?

olle@bergman.com
se.linkedin.com/in/ollebergman/en
@OlleBergmanSE

My slides

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Links

The Poster Design Hub
A resource page for scientific posters

Remove to improve
Some notes from the makers of the video we saw

Graphics manual (in Swedish)
(PDF 23,7 MB, new window)

O.

Autumn sunset in Kronskogen, Eskilstuna. [https://www.instagram.com/generalblom/]

Stockholm & Bosön, 7 August 2018

Hi guys!.

Always great to meet the IoT influencers of tomorrow at KTH and Bosön! Good luck with your projects in the intersection between business and R&D. Feel free to connect on LinkedIn, and don’t hesitate to get in touch if you want to have a discussion about practical case stories where skillful communication plays an central part.

O.

olle@bergman.com
se.linkedin.com/in/ollebergman/en
instagram.com/generalblom

My slides

2018-08-07_IOT_compressed

Information design

Presentations

Famous statue in Stockholm – perhaps a metaphor for the entrepreneur in you who want to break free? (Instagram: generalblom)

Hillerød, 8 June 2018

Thanks for a great day in Hillerød. Below, you will find my PPt slides as well as some links which may be useful.

Good luck with your research & feel free to email me for feedback on your PPt slides or any other communication questions.

O.

olle@bergman.com
se.linkedin.com/in/ollebergman/en
instagram.com/generalblom

My slides

A PPt for scientific presentations

This template is based on chapter 16 in Matt Carter’s Designing Science Presentations. Matt is an assistant professor of biology at Williams College, Massachusetts and a great guy!

Information design

Presentations

June evening in Råby-Rekarne socken, east of Eskilstuna. In the distance, two cranes were dancing in the marshy fields.

 

Solna, 7 Juni 2018

It was great to meet you, this warm June day in Stockholm! Below, you will find my PPt slides as well as some links which may be useful.

Good luck with your summer projects. As I said: feel free to email me for feedback on your PPt slides or poster design.

O.

olle@bergman.com
se.linkedin.com/in/ollebergman/en
instagram.com/generalblom

My slides

A PPt for scientific presentations

This template is based on chapter 16 in Matt Carter’s Designing Science Presentations. Matt is an assistant professor of biology at Williams College, Massachusetts and a great guy!

Presentations

Posters

June evening in Råby-Rekarne socken, east of Eskilstuna. In the distance, two cranes were dancing in the marshy fields.

 

Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, 14 May, 2018

Hi everybody,

Thanks for a great morning in Huddinge. I’m looking forward to your presentations.

O.

olle@bergman.com
se.linkedin.com/in/ollebergman/en
@OlleBergmanSE

My slides

2018-05-14_KI_nutritionists

Beta versions (i.e. work in progress) of some online documents

Please feel free to distribute and send feedback!

Useful stuff

LinkedIn

 

Rhetoric

  • (EN) I recommend this audiobook which you can download for free from Audible (if you’re a new customer): A Way with Words.
  • (EN) Another good book in English: You Talkin’ to me?
  • (SE) UR har sänt intressanta program om retorik, bland annat Tala ut (pdf-handledning).

Books on scientific peer-to-peer communication

Some recent pieces by yours truly

TEDx talk, Poland 2017

Crastina

I currently put a lot of effort in Crastina—a networking platform for the exchange of knowledge, skills, experience, and opinion regarding scientific communication and science dissemination. The primary target group is early career scientists, but here you can find stuff which is useful for everybody with an interest in communication. (The name comes from Scientia Crastina, Latin for ‘The Science of Tomorrow’)

There are several ways to engage in the Crastina network activities – please get in touch if you’re interested.

 

Kvällssol i Mesta skog, Eskilstuna.
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Kræftens Bekæmpelse, Copenhagen, 10 April, 2018

Hi everybody,

Thanks for a challenging, but extraordinarily interesting day with two workshops and one lecture, addressing some very qualified people. As I always need ”news from the front”, please feel free to get in touch if you’re preparing a poster or talk, or have questions about your communication strategy.

Thanks for having me & på gensyn!

O.

olle@bergman.com
se.linkedin.com/in/ollebergman/en
@OlleBergmanSE

From the workshops & lectures

Beta versions (i.e. work in progress) of some online documents

Please feel free to distribute and send feedback!

Useful stuff

LinkedIn

Rhetoric

Books on scientific peer-to-peer communication

Some recent pieces by yours truly

TEDx talk, Poland 2017

Crastina

I currently put a lot of effort in Crastina—a networking platform for the exchange of knowledge, skills, experience, and opinion regarding scientific communication and science dissemination. The primary target group is early career scientists, but here you can find stuff which is useful for everybody with an interest in communication. (The name comes from Scientia Crastina, Latin for ‘The Science of Tomorrow’)

 

 

There are several ways to engage in the Crastina network activities – please get in touch if you’re interested.

 

A cultural heritage of Sweden: the wooden houses painted in Falu rödfärg, based on a unique pigment of finely divided hematite.
[https://www.instagram.com/generalblom/]

KTH, Stockholm 20 mars 2018

Tack för en trevlig förmiddag i Stockholm! Thanks for a great morning in Stockholm!

Below, you’ll find the slides from our workshop together with some useful links.

Good luck with your communication and don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have reflections or questions.

Olle B.
olle@bergman.com
070-888 55 41

Screen Shot 2017-04-18 at 13.19.52

The question business angels and venture capitalists ask themselves!

My slides

2018-03-20_KTH_writing

Writing

Rhetoric

  • (EN) I recommend this audiobook which you can download for free from Audible (if you’re a new customer): A Way with Words.
  • (EN) Another good book in English: You Talkin’ to me?
  • (SE) UR har sänt intressanta program om retorik, bland annat Tala ut (pdf-handledning).