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Published on Nov 29, 2014
The best, most effective technical presentations capture the audience quickly, hold their interest effortlessly, educate and entertain them in equal measure, and sometimes even inspire them.
This talk explores seven simple, effective, and immediately applicable techniques to help you achieve those same goals in your own presentations
Damian Conway is an internationally renowned speaker and a prominent contributor to the Open Source community, best known for his work on the Perl family of programming languages. For the past two decades he has earned his living almost exclusively by giving technical keynotes, presentations, lectures, seminars, and training classes, mostly in Europe and North America. In that time he has been invited to speak and teach at major corporations such as Google, Apple, Amazon, IBM, Qualcomm, Canonical, Bloomberg, and, Goldman Sachs, and at top-tier educational and research institutions including Harvard University, MIT, Carnegie Mellon, the University of Oslo, the Swiss Bioinformatics Institute, and CERN. In addition to technical subjects, he now spends much of his time teaching presentation skills to engineers, developers, sysadmins, and other technical folk.