Presenting at Conferences | Tips


Episode 211: In this episode, Phil Brown and Rich Keegan provide advice on how to present at conferences. They discuss the process of preparing and submitting a presentation, including choosing a title and solving a problem. They also emphasize the importance of co-presenting and structuring workshops with experiential activities. They suggest submitting workshop ideas multiple times and highlight the benefits of presenting at smaller conferences for emerging professionals. They also discuss the challenges of presenting to a large audience and the value of vulnerability in presenting. They encourage listeners to practice and test their workshops with smaller groups and provide actionable steps for developing workshop ideas.


Episode Topics and Takeaways:

  • Everyone has something to present on at conferences.
  • Choose a title that solves a problem and grabs the audience’s attention.
  • You don’t need to have the full workshop figured out before submitting.
  • Consider co-presenting for your first few workshops.
  • Practice and test your workshops with smaller groups before presenting to a large audience.

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