Welcome to the second video in the 7-part video e-course on Powerful Panels: How to Moderate a Lively and Informative Panel Discussion with professional panel moderator Kristin Arnold.
This second video focuses on describing the role of the moderator.
As the moderator, your job is to help the audience get their needs met through a panel format. You set the tone, the pace and control the content, staying ever-vigilant in keeping it relevant for the audience. It is your responsibility to make sure the panel is lively, engaging and worthwhile. The success (or failure) of the program rests largely in your hands.
Depending on the panel objectives, the panel moderator, has several roles and responsibilities:
Champion for the audience
Neutral & Objective Voice
You can find out more information on how to moderate a lively and informative panel discussion at www.PowerfulPanels.com