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Technical Speaker Training Event (free)

21 Feb 2009

Hi all:

I m really glad this is happening, there is going to be a series of meet ups to learn how to do technical talks specially for woman in technology.

The meet ups are going to be about an hour and a half long on how to do technical talks. This is something organized with the girls from Girl Geek Dinner. 

The talks are as follows:

Speaker Night 1:               Thursday, February 26th from 6pm-7:30pm

                Topic: What Am *I* Supposed to Talk About?

o   Finding your voice

o   Coming up with topics/content/titles

o   Building a story from your content

 

Speaker Night 2:               Thursday, March 5th from 6pm-7:30pm

                Topic: The Nitty Gritty of Technical Talks

o   Demo-ing with code

o   Useful tools for technical demos/presentations

o   Things everyone hates

o   Failure recovery

o   Your failsafe list

 

Speaker Night 3:               Thursday, March 12th from 6pm-7:30pm

                Topic: Grooving and Improving

o   Handling Q&A

o   Techniques for self-improvment

o   Critiquing your own performance

o   Finding your honest feedback crowd

 

Speaker Night 4:               Thursday, March 19th from 6pm-7:30pm

                Topic: TBD – we’ll either repeat a session or do a special request like slide-building?

  More information [googlemaps http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=24+south+william+street&sll=53.341713,-6.263859&sspn=0.003734,0.009656&ie=UTF8&t=h&z=14&iwloc=addr&ll=53.348348,-6.258602&output=embed&s=AARTsJpj7OjDNNuzRphacrg3G3maojD-_Q&w=425&h=350]

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