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Presenting at conferences, seminars and meetings

Presenting at conferences, seminars and meetings

Shephard, Kerry

Do you dread the nerve-wracking task of giving presentations? Or are you looking for new ways in which to give your presentation a boost? With practical, step-by-step hints on all presentation scenarios, Kerry Shephard's Presenting at Conferences, Seminars and Meetings is an excellent guide for postgraduate students, academics and professionals, providing the skills you need to succeed in the process of presenting to your peers. Key features include: - illustrative case-studies, further reading, step-by-step strategies, helpful tips throughout - covers everything from body language and writing tips, to the use of powerpoint and videoconferencing Written in a clear and accessible style, Shephard gives friendly, no-nonsense advice on how to avoid disasters and engage your audience. Reading Presenting at Conferences, Seminars and Meetings will ensure that you never give a bad presentation again!

Book. English.
Published London : Sage 2005

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Statement of responsibility: Kerry Shephard
ISBN: 1412903424, 1412903432, 9781412903424, 9781412903431
Physical Description: xiv, 166 p. ; 24 cm.
Subject: Report writing.; Public speaking.


  1. What Makes Some Presentations Good?
  2. What Do We Really Know About Presenting?
  3. An Introduction to Presentation Aids
  4. Designing and Writing a Presentation
  5. Preparing Yourself
  6. Preparations Specific to the Venue
  7. Videoconferencing
  8. Delivering the Successful Presentation and What to do When Things Go Wrong
  9. How to Get Better