Webinars • Previous: ◦ Sales Engineer @ Sencha ▪ Seminars, Conferences (FITC, Appsworld, Devoxx..) ◦ Technical Trainer @ Sencha ▪ Full week classroom trainings all over the world ▪ Online classroom trainings • I wrote a book for O’Reilly about mobile app development About me
Preparation takes a lot of time. • Whether it’s a slidedeck or story: ◦ Think about the flow of your presentation. After All it’s storytelling. • Do a tech check, before you are speaking ◦ Check audio, Screen Resolution, Demos... Be prepared!
testing between your application versions and provides control over the pace when rolling out features.” • Instead of spending time in asking your audience, who doesn’t know this. You could have explained in 2 lines what it actually is. • People like confirmation. Even if the whole audience knows, they will be happy that you, as an expert, confirmed it. Do!
Don’t print whole books on slides. ◦ Use short sentences and bullets ◦ Pictures say more than words. • When showing code: ◦ Use short sentences ◦ Use line numbers ◦ Big font-size, system font ◦ Font colors (black on white) Slide decks
adapters, Tethered Internet… • Prepare your demos. ◦ Run through it before your session. • Did you think about a fallback scenario? ◦ Often, at conferences internet/network connections are bad/slow. Demos
followed up by an awkward pause. • Repeat the question, so everyone can hear • Be honest. If you don’t know the answer right away. Let’s talk afterwards. • Prepare a question, in case no questions are asked. “And now it’s time to take some questions...”
VACATION / MY MISTAKE • Everyone get 10-15min to prepare, a story • Then each presenter gets 2 min, for their mini presentation. FORMAT: - WHO YOU ARE - STORY ABOUT THE RANDOM WORD - BUILD UP YOUR STORY - LANDING / CONCLUSION Let’s prepare panel presentations