How to be a Speaker Workshops will take place on 1st and 2nds March with great speakers in partnership with Intercom, Zendesk, and Voxgig
Organising Team: Vessy Tasheva, Sheeka Patak
Mentors: Allen Thomas Varghese, Lumi Birnicu, Vicky Lee, Ntsoaki Phakoe, Serena Fritsch
PRE-WORKSHOP DRINKS Date: 1st March 2019 7pm Location: Intercom HQ Address: 2nd Floor Stephen Court, 18-21 St Stephen's Green, Dublin, D02 N960
7pm - How to prepare & deliver a conference talk by Evelyn Clinton, Editor & Content Producer, Intercom who prepares Intercomrades who speak at Inside Intercom! 7:20pm - Drinks - people can meet and get to know each other, so that they feel more comfortable on the next day during the workshop & mentoring.
WORKSHOP: HOW TO BECOME A SPEAKER Date: 2nd March 2019 11am Location: Zendesk HQ Address: 55 Charlemont Pl, Saint Kevin's, Dublin, D02 F985
11:00 - Registration + Drinks 11:15 - Welcome note by Sheeka Patak, Senior Software Engineer, Zendesk 11:20 - Success Story: last year's mentee Luminita Birnicu & her mentor Vessy Tasheva 11:40 - Picking the subject of your talk 12:10 - Writing a talk proposal for conferences' CFP (Call For Speakers) 12:40 - Lunch break 13:20 - How to craft your bio by Vessy Tasheva, Founder of Vessy .com & Author of "2019 Diversity in the Workplace Report" (followed by brainstorming session) 13:40 - Panel discussion: how to prepare for your talk + Q&A 14:30 - End
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