SQL Saturday 265 - Tips for Presenting

05 November 2013

This previous Saturday was SQL Saturday Oregon. My favorite was a workshop Q&A about how to give technical presentations, organized by Jes Borland. Present were a good mix of newcomers, experienced speakers, and inexperienced speakers. Here's what I took away from the session.

Why Should I Speak?

Getting Started

Titles and Abstracts

Audience Selection

Being present

How to Keep From Speaking Too Quickly

Difficult Audience Members

Demos

How to Recover When You Bomb Onstage