Katerina Arzhayev Q&A: Effective Virtual Presentations

Q&A with Katerina Arzhayev, after her presentation from the Finding Ada Conference 2020.
Synopsis
Presenting virtually is nothing at all like being in a room with a ppt presentation. We no longer have the ability to control the experience our audience is getting, so how can we continue being effective and engaging presenters? In this talk, Katerina will present the best tips and tricks for intentionally using your face, body, and presentation content to make your point and get your audience as passionate as you are about the subject matter of your presentation.
About Katerina
When she was in school, Katerina Arzhayev joined the Speech and Debate team and launched a five year career traveling and participating in tournaments across the United States. The magic of effective communication has opened many doors for her, including personal growth and career options. After coaching high school students (14-18 yrs old) for several years, she started working with professors and clubs...

 

 

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Katerina Arzhayev: Effective Virtual Presentations

Katerina Arzhayev's presentation from the Finding Ada Conference 2020.
Synopsis
Presenting virtually is nothing at all like being in a room with a ppt presentation. We no longer have the ability to control the experience our audience is getting, so how can we continue being effective and engaging presenters? In this talk, Katerina will present the best tips and tricks for intentionally using your face, body, and presentation content to make your point and get your audience as passionate as you are about the subject matter of your presentation.
About Katerina
When she was in school, Katerina Arzhayev joined the Speech and Debate team and launched a five year career traveling and participating in tournaments across the United States. The magic of effective communication has opened many doors for her, including personal growth and career options. After coaching high school students (14-18 yrs old) for several years, she started working with professors and clubs at the University of ...

 

 

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Ginny Smith Q&A: Telling your Science Story

Q&A with Ginny Smith after her presentation, Telling your Science Story, from the Finding Ada Conference 2020.
Synopsis
We all love stories, and science is full of them. Storytelling can help upgrade your public engagement, whether that’s blogging, public speaking or TikTok. These skills might even help pep up your next seminar or keep that cute stranger’s attention in the pub! This session will guide you through the principles of story-telling, and how to apply them to your research. You will learn to consider the audience, and leave confident you can tell your science story in an engaging and effective way.
Links
Twitter: @BraintasticSci & @GinnyFBSmith
LinkedIn: /ginnyfbsmith
Worksheets: Word or PDF
About Ginny
Ginny is a science writer, presenter & neuroscience expert with a talent for making the complex comprehensible, and a passion to bring brain science to audiences around the world. Over years working as a science communicator, she has honed her skill fo...

 

 

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Ginny Smith: Telling your Science Story

Ginny Smith's presentation from the Finding Ada Conference 2020.
Synopsis
We all love stories, and science is full of them. Storytelling can help upgrade your public engagement, whether that’s blogging, public speaking or TikTok. These skills might even help pep up your next seminar or keep that cute stranger’s attention in the pub! This session will guide you through the principles of story-telling, and how to apply them to your research. You will learn to consider the audience, and leave confident you can tell your science story in an engaging and effective way.

Worksheets: Word or PDF
About Ginny
Ginny is a science writer, presenter & neuroscience expert with a talent for making the complex comprehensible, and a passion to bring brain science to audiences around the world. Over years working as a science communicator, she has honed her skill for finding the stories in science, and telling them in engaging and compelling ways. She loves to share this as a trainer &...

 

 

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The ‘To Do’ Book Method

For years, Suw Charman-Anderson struggled with an unruly ‘to do’ list, trying all sorts of apps and websites and techniques to try to get it under control. None of them worked, until she stumbled on an innovation that would change everything about her ‘to do’ list. 

In what I am sure is a familiar story for many, my ‘to do’ lists started off as handwritten lists, often on scraps of paper that would be jammed into a notebook. Every item would be crossed off when it was done, and periodically a nearly-finished list would be amalgamated with the scraps of paper into the one new canonical list.

In 2001, when I got my first Palm Pilot, I migrated my ‘to do’ list to it. It felt like progress, but it didn’t make managing my work any easier. As I left the web design world and moved into consultancy, my ‘to do’ lists got more complicated as I juggled multiple projects running alongside each other. Then along came Omnifocus, which was hailed as a breakthrough in our ability to organise mul...

 

 

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