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the style of the virtual conference<br />Lisa Carlucci Thomas<br />@lisacarlucci<br />ACRL 2011: “The Art of Presenting”<b...
do’s for virtual conferences<br />know the conference<br />make the introduction<br />engage the audience<br />enhance the...
#vcstyle<br />#vcstyle #do<br />#vcstyle #dont<br />#acrl2011<br />
1. know the conference<br />format <br />independent event?<br />associated/integrated with an on-site conference?<br />co...
1. know the conference<br />context<br />review the schedule<br />read the speaker bios<br />tune in to the other presenta...
2. make the introduction<br />get acquainted<br />briefly, tell them who you are & why you’re here<br />let the audience k...
3. engage the audience<br />truth<br />virtual conference attendees are multi-tasking<br />catch early or they will change...
4. enhance the theme<br />focus<br />use the outline of key points to guide you<br />develop a list of audience takeaways<...
5. tell the story<br />maximize impact with narrative<br />stories are persuasive, personal, memorable<br />think social<b...
6. get to the point<br />illustrate the facts with real-life examples<br />keep it snappy: don’t ramble<br />goodbye & goo...
do’s for virtual conferences<br />know the conference<br />make the introduction<br />engage the audience<br />enhance the...
now…<br />wait until the last minute<br />assume someone will introduce you<br />forget to make it a conversation<br />go ...
the style of the virtual conference<br />Lisa Carlucci Thomas<br />@lisacarlucci<br />ACRL 2011: “The Art of Presenting "<...
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The Style of the Virtual Conference

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Presentation at ACRL 2011; part of "The Art of Presenting Workshop." April 1, 2011, Philadelphia, PA.

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The Style of the Virtual Conference

  1. the style of the virtual conference<br />Lisa Carlucci Thomas<br />@lisacarlucci<br />ACRL 2011: “The Art of Presenting”<br />
  2. do’s for virtual conferences<br />know the conference<br />make the introduction<br />engage the audience<br />enhance the theme<br />tell the story<br />get to the point<br />#do<br />
  3. #vcstyle<br />#vcstyle #do<br />#vcstyle #dont<br />#acrl2011<br />
  4. 1. know the conference<br />format <br />independent event?<br />associated/integrated with an on-site conference?<br />concurrent sessions or single track?<br />platform<br />what is it? & what do you need (e.g. headset)?<br />attend training, organize slides & polls<br />test, experiment, seek feedback<br />#do<br />
  5. 1. know the conference<br />context<br />review the schedule<br />read the speaker bios<br />tune in to the other presentations<br />interactivity<br />plan for participation<br />make it simple and direct<br />explain what is expected<br />#do<br />
  6. 2. make the introduction<br />get acquainted<br />briefly, tell them who you are & why you’re here<br />let the audience know how to connect with you<br />this may be all they hear; it’s the most important<br />frame the topic<br />what are you talking about, again? & why?<br />align content with conference theme<br />outline the key points up front<br />#do<br />
  7. 3. engage the audience<br />truth<br />virtual conference attendees are multi-tasking<br />catch early or they will change channels / tune out<br />zzz…. no one will tell you how boring it was<br />values<br />energize & interact (how?)<br />understand the audience needs<br />what are they expecting to learn?<br />#do<br />
  8. 4. enhance the theme<br />focus<br />use the outline of key points to guide you<br />develop a list of audience takeaways<br />refer to the conference agenda & stay on track<br />deliver<br />digestible talking points<br />links to additional information<br />referrals to like-content in context<br />#do<br />
  9. 5. tell the story<br />maximize impact with narrative<br />stories are persuasive, personal, memorable<br />think social<br />think emotional<br />think customizable<br />http://slideshare.net/lisacarlucci <br />#do<br />
  10. 6. get to the point<br />illustrate the facts with real-life examples<br />keep it snappy: don’t ramble<br />goodbye & good luck<br />#do<br />
  11. do’s for virtual conferences<br />know the conference<br />make the introduction<br />engage the audience<br />enhance the theme<br />tell the story<br />get to the point<br />#do<br />
  12. now…<br />wait until the last minute<br />assume someone will introduce you<br />forget to make it a conversation<br />go off on a tangent<br />facts, data, data, facts, facts<br />drift & drop<br />#dont<br />
  13. the style of the virtual conference<br />Lisa Carlucci Thomas<br />@lisacarlucci<br />ACRL 2011: “The Art of Presenting "<br />

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