The University of Illinois Web Conference is an affordable three-day conference for web designers, developers, social media marketers, content managers, and other web professionals within higher ed and beyond. It was canceled in 2020 and it ran virtually in 2021.

How to Deliver Great Presentations

Friday, April 9th, 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

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Do you get nervous when thinking about speaking to a group of people? Public speaking can be very rewarding, but the desire doesn’t come naturally.

Presenting is my full-time job and I still have self-doubt and nervousness. I’ll share my story and talk about how I quiet my doubts and pump myself up to speak in front of a large crowd. I’ll also discuss my techniques for mentoring and encouraging others to speak for the first time and highlight Global Diversity Call For Papers Day.

We’ll start by talking about easy ways anyone can get experience speaking. From there, we’ll learn storytelling techniques to stay on track and calm your nerves when presenting.

By the end of the talk, you’ll be ready to volunteer to give a presentation at your workplace or community event. I want to hear your story!

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