Business Travel, Healthy Travel, Leaving Academia 4 reasons travelling solo to conferences is great! by Christine Buske 19 May SHARE Facebook Twitter Pinterest Conferences are all about bringing people and ideas together. They can also be fantastic networking opportunities, particularly if you are looking for a new job,.. Public Speaking The Scientific Elevator Pitch by Christine Buske 23 September SHARE Facebook Twitter Pinterest Short presentations seems to be increasingly popular at conferences. I was fortunate to give a Lightning Talk” at the 2012 useR! Conference in Nashville, and..