Hans Van de Water is a presentation trainer and expert in scientific communication. Together with Toon Verlinden, he set up The Floor is Yours. With their company they have trained thousands of researchers in the techniques necessary to prepare and give effective presentations. They wrote the book ‘The floor is yours: because life is too short for bad presentations’. Hans is also the founder of the Battle of the Scientists / Wetenschapsbattle, a project that gives researchers the opportunity to present their work to primary school children.