How to Deliver a Winning Technical Presentation

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Instructor: Dottie Li, TransPacific Communications
Wednesday, July 17, 2024 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
Cost: $250

Track: Professional & Career Development

Course Level: Intermediate

Course Description: America’s number one fear is public speaking. This 1 day (or 1/2 day) workshop teaches participants how to defeat that fear by learning how to control stage fright, organize any type of scientific and technical presentation/remarks, how to open and close and many other practical tips by speaking clearer to minimize communication barriers.

TransPacific Communications’ Dottie Li (a former network television producer and keynote speaker) will enhance your understanding of message delivery and improve your ability to become better presenters both professionally and personally. Participants will learn to improve skills, and instill tools to overcome day-to-day communication obstacles to improve your ability to communicate effectively when presenting to an audience of any sort.

The first 1/2 day of this course will focus on the theory, skills and do’s and don’ts of making scientific and technical presentations. The second 1/2 of this course will be on coaching and critiquing each and every individual participant’s presentation on weighty topics and complex (or even tricky) scientific materials. They will have a unique opportunity to enhance their presentation from messaging, delivery, organization, to pacing, slides, content, body language, facial expressions, etc.

Delivering presentations effectively supports accurate communication of ideas to both internal and external stakeholders and serves as a dynamic component of the scientific and analytical process.

Target Audience: Scientists, researchers, reviewers, technicians, lab managers, STEM professionals who wish to have more clarity and power in their presentation. It will benefit scientists from college graduates to professionals in the STEM field.

Learning Objectives:
This workshop will help scientists, researchers and technical professionals:
• Effectively deliver a presentation with enhanced clarity and purpose
• Better organization of any scientific and technical presentations
• Understanding of nonscientific aspects of making a winning technical presentation
• Mastering the do’s and don’ts of delivering a presentation

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About the Instructor

Dottie Li is a successful cross-cultural communication strategist, keynote speaker and coach, designing & providing media training and cross-cultural communication coaching. She has conducted numerous seminars, workshops & presentations on the importance of effective communication.

Her work has been featured on NPR, China Daily and many media outlets. She is a certified trainer and coach on accent modification and reduction. Her voice can be heard by millions as the Voice and Voice Coach of Rosetta Stone’s Mandarin products.

Her mission at Transpacific Communications is helping break down cultural and communication barriers, ensuring that talented individuals (especially non-native English professionals) fulfill their promise. This simultaneously assists these government and private organizations to fulfill their mission by improving employee performance.

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