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Science Grand Slam 2020

November 20, 2020

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Science Slam Canada

Science Slam Canada is back for a new season, and this time – we’re virtual! Kick off the season in style with our Canada-wide Science Grand Slam on November 20! (Please note that this event has been rescheduled from its original date of October 15.)

The event will feature previous science slam champions from across the country and any new slammers brave enough to throw their hat into the ring. Experience the science, talent, and excitement you’re used to from our past slams, all from the comfort of your own home!

What exactly is a science slam? Based on the format of a poetry slam, a science slam is a competition where speakers gather to share their science with you – the audience. Slammers have 5 minutes to present on any science topic without the use of a slideshow and are evaluated by an amazing panel of judges based on communication skills, audience impact, and scientific content. Props and creative presentation styles are encouraged!

Whether you’re a researcher, student, educator, artist, or communicator, our virtual stage is open to you. If you’ve got a science topic you’re researching or even a topic you’re excited about, send in an application! If you’re not sure about an idea, just ask.

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Feel free to visit our YouTube channel for creative inspiration. Applications are open to everyone until October 30!

Don’t feel like slamming but want to join in on the fun? Buy a ticket, get comfortable, and prepare to be entertained. The virtual event starts at 7:00pm EDT, with tickets available to the general public at our $10 regular rate, $5 budget rate, or $15 supporter rate. The event will be hosted on Zoom , and login information will be shared the week before the event.

For updates on this event and more, follow us on our socials: Facebook or LinkedIn (Science Slam Canada), Twitter (@scislamCA), and Instagram (@scislamca). Questions or comments? Email us at


November 20
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm




Science Slam Canada