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Workshops at UIKonf 2017

Public Speaking with Jeff Watkins

Public Speaking

Public Speaking with Jeff Watkins

Presenter: Jeff Watkins
Date: Saturday 13th May
Location: t.b.a.
Time: 10:00 am
Duration: 6 -7 h
Fee: 100 Euro (discounts available for members of underrepresented groups in tech)
Registration opens soon.

Whether during a team standup, giving a presentation to a client, pitching an investor, or on stage at a conference, we all have opportunities to be in the spotlight. In the morning session, students will explore the basics of using gestures and body language, motion, and their voice to be better communicators. They’ll also learn techniques to encourage confidence in front of an audience. In the afternoon, each student will prepare, rehearse, and record a 5 minute lightning talk.

Each student will receive a copy of their lightning talk as well as a presentation remote. Students should come with a laptop with Keynote installed.

About Jeff
Living a quiet life with his daughter and four cats on beautiful Bainbridge Island, Jeff Watkins divides his time between creating fiendishly clever bugs and teaching public speaking workshops. He was the driving force behind bringing live-captioning to UIKonf last year.

Workshop Tickets

If you think you qualify for a discounted ticket, please send us a short email.

In addition to these workshops, the last day of UIKonf will host an unconference-like get-together where everyone can share their knowledge in self-organized labs. If you want to offer a workshop as well, get in touch with us.

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