How To Talk Really Good (and how to get the chance to)

A presentation at Derby Developers in in Derby, UK by Jessica White

How To Talk Really Good (and how to get the chance to)

How To Talk Really Good (and how to get the chance to)

Introducing yourself

Introducing yourself

Coming up with an idea

Coming up with an idea

Nothing is easy until you know it

Nothing is easy until you know it

Coming up with ideas

Coming up with ideas

But you could also learn something new...

But you could also learn something new...

Writing a Biography

Writing a Biography

Bio

Bio

The talk title

The talk title

It’s tricky

It’s tricky

Writing the talk description

Writing the talk description

Be Clear

Be Clear

Why will people care?

Why will people care?

How is it different?

How is it different?

What value do you add?

What value do you add?

A Suggested Structure

A Suggested Structure

Submitting

Submitting

The Secret

The Secret

Finding place to submit

Finding place to submit

The Form

The Form

Writing the talk

Writing the talk

Clear Points

Clear Points

Flow

Flow

Accessibility

Accessibility

Rehearse

Rehearse

Why bother?

Why bother?

Make friends

Make friends

Challenge yourself & learn

Challenge yourself & learn

Travel The World

Travel The World

Important Dates

Important Dates

Important Dates

Important Dates

Our tech community is full of bright and interesting people each with their unique experiences and points of view. Every person has valuable content to share, including YOU!

Jessica and Moreton will talk through the benefits of speaking, both to your career and personally. You will learn how to come up with a talk idea, write an abstract and bio for submission and take the first steps to become a speaker. Find out the hints and tips to make this whole experience easier and more enjoyable.

This talk is for all levels. By the end, you will have the tools and inspiration to present to give speaking a try.

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