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More and more corporations, government agencies, and nonprofits have started changing their presentation style to mimic TED talks. But how does that really work when you've got a standard slide presentation? Speaker coach and communications consultant Denise Graveline, who coaches speakers at the TEDMED conference, will join WGR to share secrets, tips, and tactics you can steal from TED talks to elevate your public speaking and presenting style. In a lively session with plenty of time for Q&A, Graveline will share insights on use of slides, credits and thank yous, pitchless pitching, making it look effortless and conversational, and much more. She'll also address considerations for presentations to be recorded on video, your audience goals, and planning your content.
“Denise helped me immensely with my TEDx talk, providing edits to the content and expert coaching on my delivery, stage presence, and tone. She also had lots of practical advice and tricks-of-the-trade that I’ll be able to use for future presentations.” – Megan Moynahan, TEDxBrussels speaker and executive director, Institute for Functional Restoration, Case Western Reserve University
Location: District Policy Group
1500 K St NW
Washington, DC 20005-1209
*Please enter from 15th street beside Georgia Brown's.
Metro: Farragut West
- Early bird: $40 (ends 11/30)
- Regular: $50
Speaker: Denise Graveline is an independent Washington, DC-based communications consultant and speaker coach. She has coached nearly 200 speakers to present their work on the TEDMED, TEDGlobal, and TEDx conference stages around the world, serving as TEDMED's speaker coach for the past 7 years; among the speakers she's worked with is one of TED's most popular talks of 2016. She also has coached speakers around the world to give presentations in the style of TED, for The Nature Conservancy, SAP, IBM, and many more. Graveline is a former Deputy Associate Administrator for Communications, Education, and Public Affairs at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and served on the White House Council on Women; she also has led communications for a number of major U.S. philanthropic and nonprofit organizations, and worked as a magazine journalist. Today, she writes about gender issues in public speaking on her blog The Eloquent Woman, and about media training, messaging, and social media on the don't get caught blog. A frequent speaker herself, she has testified before the U.S. Congress and spoken in the British Parliament, and chaired an international conference on speechwriting.
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