Presentation #106.02 in the session Engaging Audiences through Effective Engagement Strategies and Inclusion.
Do you want to find your authentic presentation superpower? Are you speaking to the media soon and want to avoid falling into cryptic scientist mode? In this session, participants will learn how to engage with their audience authentically and meaningfully. Utilize improvisational techniques to connect with your audience before communicating your research: you will show that you are approachable and set the room at ease. Learn to identify tangibles, intangibles, and universal concepts; interpretive techniques and knowledge used by park rangers for generations. Hook listeners into engaging with your scientific passion and expertise by facilitating strategies that may seem more artful than scientific. By understanding the power of the words and dialogue used during presentations, establishing a deep connection with your audience will naturally unfold. You will leave them wanting more by using universal links that engage them with the science you present. If the goal is to connect listeners with the heart and mind of your research, these techniques will identify your personal presentation superpower.