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Jan 22 • 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Communication Series Special Event: Making the Most of Your Presentation

  • Organizer: PhD Network
  • Venue: Northeastern University Alumni Center, 716 Columbus Avenue
    Boston,MA02120United States


Strong presentation skills are a key to success for engineers, scientists, and others, yet many speakers are at a loss to tackle the task. Systematic as they otherwise can be in their work, they go at it intuitively or haphazardly, with much good will but seldom with an effective outcome. This lecture, presented by acclaimed communications expert Jean-luc Doumont, proposes a systematic way to prepare and deliver an oral presentation: it covers structure, slides, and delivery, as well as stage fright.

About Jean-luc Doumont:

Jean-luc Doumont is usually the head instructor—the one running the conceptual discussions in plenary class meetings. An articulate, entertaining, and thought-provoking speaker, he successfully reaches a wide range of audiences worldwide, as a trainer or an invited speaker at companies, top-ranked universities, research laboratories, and major conferences. He is an engineer from the Louvain School of Engineering and holds a PhD in applied physics from Stanford University.

Join us at 10:00 a.m. for a continental breakfast prior to the start of the talk.