[oclug-announce] Re: August Tutorial - Preparing and Delivering
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Wed Aug 24 22:40:44 EDT 2005
There are a few seats available. I you are interested in attending,
please follow the registration procedures listed below ...
On 8/18/05, michael ondrechak <mondrechak.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> ANNOUNCING: Preparing and Delivering Presentations
> Topic: Preparing and Delivering Presentations
> Date: Thursday, August 25th, 2005
> Time: 6:30pm to 8:30pm (Come a bit early for drinks and snacks)
> Cost: Free (Donations to OCLUG appreciated)
> Location: ExitCertified, 85 Albert St., Suite 1200, Ottawa.
> Map: http://tinyurl.com/cd6l
> WHAT IS IT?
> This is one of a series of Linux-related Technology Seminars to be
> presented by the Ottawa Canada Linux Users Group (OCLUG) and
> ExitCertified. ExitCertified has generously made their classroom space
> available to OCLUG for these training sessions and other events.
> WHAT IS THIS MONTH'S TOPIC?
> As software engineers, software developers, and IT professionals we are
> frequently asked to present on a variety of complex topics to audiences
> that can be either our technical peers and/or superiors, non-technical
> people, project managers, or any combination thereof. A successful
> presentation can sway an audience to your design, solution, approach, or
> just communicate a technical concept to an audience. A successful
> presentation can even help you get that new contract/job with a prospective
> client or employer. For these reasons developing good presentation skills
> is essential to a successful professional career and to career
> In this very energetic workshop, Harry Kingston will address the elements
> that go into creating a successful presentation and then delivering the
> presentation to the audience. Harry engages the audience to understand how
> passion is an integral part of any presentation. This means -- "How does
> one build a relationship of sincerity felt by an audience?" "What skills
> are developed to make your next speech alive with vitality and purpose for
> the audience?"
> ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
> Harry Kingston is a Distinguished ToastMaster (DTM), a designation bestowed
> by ToastMasters on their very best public speakers, since 1991. Harry has
> been a proud member of Toastmasters since high school. He understands the
> importance of professional image and communication skills as a leader. In
> his career, Harry is required to effectively communicate to all types of
> audiences; government officials, department and program management
> personnel, stakeholders, clients, partners and service providers. He is
> proud to acknowledge that his skills, whether applied professionally, in
> Speech Contests, or within the community, have been sharpened by
> understanding that passion, and sincerity are readily sensed by any
> audience. With passion, one builds a bond of sincerity with an audience.
> These skills will help make every presentation or speech come alive with
> Harry has participated and won various District and Regional competitions.
> He coaches at Grenville Christian College and Queens Faculty of Law (moot
> court). Within Toastmasters, those seeking career and professional
> development often seek his help as a coach. In his profession, Harry is
> assigned to the senior organizational team within the National Secure
> Borders Program in OCIPEP, (Department of Public Security). Harry has
> enjoyed a successful career in Project Management and Business
> Re-Engineering in both the private and public sectors.
> Registration for this class is on a first-come, first-served basis. If
> you are interested in attending, please email:
> mondrechak.lists at gmail.com with the subject line: August Tutorial.
> Please include your name and email address in the email. Your
> reservation will be confirmed via email.
> Please sign up ASAP, as there are only 20 seats available. These classes
> usually fill up very quickly!
> Please make sure you attend if you sign up. If you must cancel, email me
> so I can make the spot available to someone else.
> FUTURE TECHNOLOGY COURSES
> OCLUG and ExitCertified plan to continue this series of technology
> courses. We plan on holding one session per month, with various topics
> and skill levels covered. If you are interested in leading a training
> session, or have a good idea for one, please contact
> mondrechak.lists at gmail.com to arrange something.
> Volunteers are needed to teach these classes and ensure the sessions
> continue to be a part of OCLUG's regular schedule of events!
> Upcoming sessions:
> September: Looking for Speakers
> ABOUT EXIT CERTIFIED
> ExitCertified is an Authorized Sun Education Centre and the only training
> company in Canada to focus solely on providing Sun technology education
> and certification.
> Serving IT professionals, government agencies and corporate clients,
> ExitCertified specializes in delivering Solaris(tm) Operating
> Environment, Networking & Security, Server & Storage Systems and Java(tm)
> Technology training. Courses offered relate to industry recognized Sun
> Professional Certification programs.
> For more information about ExitCertified or to view an upcoming course
> schedule visit: http://www.exitcertified.com/register/
> ABOUT OCLUG
> The Ottawa Canada Linux Users Group promotes and supports the use of
> Linux at the local community level in Ottawa.
> Founded in March 1997, OCLUG holds monthly general meetings and other
> special events. Membership in OCLUG is diverse from newbies to the
> proverbial Gurus. OCLUG was created to help promote Linux in the Ottawa
> area and maintains several mailing lists to help accomplish this goal.
> For more information about the group and its activities, please visit our
> website located at: http://www.oclug.on.ca/
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