Conferences, meet-ups, and user groups are an enormous part of both cultivating a developer community and continuing education in the industry. The stars of such events aren’t the free food or the giveaways—they’re the speakers, the ones who effectively and efficiently communicate something of value to attendees. In Public Speaking for Geeks Succinctly by Lorenzo Barbieri, you’ll learn about all the components that contribute to a memorable talk. Discover the essentials of defining personal standards; preparing a presentation; what to do before, during, and after a talk; and more.
Choosing the Topic and Creating the Flow
Knowing Our Tools
Preparing the Presentation: To Geek or Not to Geek?
What to Do Before the Talk: Stage Fright, Introversion, and Saber-Toothed Tigers
During the Talk: Be a Better You!
After the Talk: Relax, Evaluate, and Connect
Appendix A: Responding to a CFP (Call for Papers)
Appendix B: Some Notes about Keynote
July 10, 2018
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