11:00 AM EDT – 11:15 AM EDT Welcome
11:15 AM EDT – 11:45 AM EDT Amanda Mae Gray: Elevate Your Presence on Video Calls
Learn how to look professional on video calls.Read More
11:15 AM EDT – 11:45 AM EDT Dave Armstrong: Don’t Go It Alone
Hosting a big online event means not only speaking but juggling promotion, logistics, and social media – build a team to be successful.
11:45 AM EDT – 12:00 PM EDT Speaker Breakout Rooms
12:00 PM EDT – 12:30 PM EDT Dan Magill: Help! I’m Not Funny!
How to harness the power of humor in the online environment.
12:00 PM EDT – 12:30 PM EDT Susan Lindner: Innovation Storytelling for Virtual Speakers
Storytelling is both art and science, so mastering both is naturally challenging. When we unlock the secrets of great corporate leaders, the prophets, and even neuroscientists, we can translate our virtual presentations into electric, viral, and impactful talks that people can’t wait to share with others.Read More
12:30 PM EDT – 12:45 PM EDT Speaker Breakout Rooms
12:45 PM EDT – 1:15 PM EDT Dave Bricker: Take Your Talk from the Page to the Stage to the Screen!
This interactive session reveals powerful speaking techniques used by great orators like Winston Churchill. Dive deep into vocal dynamics, body language, and stagecraft—and explore new ways to engage audiences both on the stage and on the screen.Read More
12:45 PM EDT – 1:15 PM EDT Rich Hopkins: Speak Anyway
How you can apply navigate and adapt to the new landscape of speaking – be it virtual, in-person, or hybrid with a open mind, positive attitude, and experimental spirit.
1:15 PM EDT – 1:30 PM EDT Speaker Breakout Rooms
1:30 PM EDT – 2:00 PM EDT Tech Tips
A fast-paced presentation of tools you can use.
2:00 PM EDT – 2:15 PM EDT Club Breakout Rooms
2:15 PM EDT – 2:45 PM EDT Keynote: Mike Carr
Hear from the 2020 World Champion of Public speaking about how to maximize the potential of the virtual stage.
When the pandemic forced the 2020 World Championship of public speaking online, Mike Carr demonstrated how to not just cope with the change but take advantage of the medium. (See his speech, The Librarian and Mrs. Montgomery). We’ve asked Mike to share some of what he has learned about virtual presentation technique, while also serving as Master of Ceremonies for our webinar contest.Read More
2:45 PM EDT – 3:00 PM EDT Speaker Breakout Room
3:00 PM EDT – 3:15 PM EDT Morning Wrap Up
3:15 PM EDT – 3:30 PM EDT Club Breakout Rooms
3:30 PM EDT – 5:00 PM EDT Intermission
Your opportunity to take a break, get a meal, see your family, or chat informally with other attendees.
5:00 PM EDT – 6:00 PM EDT Webinar Contest
Who will most impress our judges with their skill at engaging with an online audience?
6:00 PM EDT – 6:15 PM EDT Club Breakout Rooms
6:15 PM EDT – 6:45 PM EDT Cat Mulvihill: 7 Tips to Lead More Engaging Virtual Presentations
Learn from an expert on Zoom, presentation technologies, and online training.
6:15 PM EDT – 6:45 PM EDT Whit Andrews: Everyone is in the Front Row and in the Back Row
This presentation on the hidden joys and risks of virtual speaking comes from Whit Andrews, a Gartner analyst who advises major corporations on the effective uses of technology. Read More
6:15 PM EDT – 6:45 PM EDT Sheri Fitts: Make an Emotional Connection When Speaking Online
Learn to make an emotional connection with your audience, overcoming the obstacles of distance and technology. Read More
6:45 PM EDT – 7:00 PM EDT Speaker Breakout Rooms
7:00 PM EDT – 7:30 PM EDT Barbara Beckley: How are you showing up in the Social Media World
Learn how to show up in the social media world in ways that boost your personal brand and reputation.Read More
7:00 PM EDT – 7:30 PM EDT Jenny Liu: Empower Ethical Choices
Grow as a leader to create a more ethical future.Read More
7:30 PM EDT – 7:45 PM EDT Speaker Breakout Rooms
7:45 PM EDT – 8:15 PM EDT Tech Tips (Part 2)
Join us for a fast-paced introduction to tools you can use.