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Public Speaking for Researchers: How to Engage Your Audience

Posted: 2/14/2017 (Local Events)

Wondering how to deliver effective and engaging presentations about complex research topics? Need a refresher on best practices in public speaking?

In the first half of this Career Development Series event from the Institute of Translational Health Sciences (ITHS), you’ll learn practical tips for crafting an elevator pitch, connecting with your audience, and developing a stage presence. In the second half, you’ll have a chance to workshop your elevator pitch and public speaking with seasoned experts.

By the end of this event, you will know how to:

  • Build your base: Manage anxiety, develop your stage presence, and adapt to unexpected situations.
  • Know your audience: Earn the trust of your audience and improve the reception of your message.
  • Tell your story:  Distill information using accessible language and connect to your audiences through storytelling.

This event is sponsored by ITHS. Seating is limited — please register below if you plan to attend.

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Date: 02/24/2017

Time: 12:00 - 1:30 PM PT

Location: UW Medicine South Lake Union, Room 123AB