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How to Present at Meetings [NOOK Book]

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Does the thought of presenting a paper make you go cold?

There are so many things to consider: getting your message across clearly, making the PowerPoint easy to read, keeping to time and holding the attention of the audience.

How to Present at Meetings 3rd edition, gives you practical advice on all these aspects, and more. Written by high-profile public speakers in the health sciences, it includes chapters on...

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How to Present at Meetings

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Overview

Does the thought of presenting a paper make you go cold?

There are so many things to consider: getting your message across clearly, making the PowerPoint easy to read, keeping to time and holding the attention of the audience.

How to Present at Meetings 3rd edition, gives you practical advice on all these aspects, and more. Written by high-profile public speakers in the health sciences, it includes chapters on the 10-, 20- and 45-minute presentation, PowerPoint, and how to appear on stage. 

The third edition has been brought right up to date and has new chapters on advanced PowerPoint, how to present a poster  - and new for this edition - a Foreword by Sir Terry Wogan, who imparts his wit and wisdom on the elusive skills of public speaking. 

With these new features the third edition of How to Present at Meetings will be even more compelling for all health professionals looking for guidance on how to deliver their paper successfully.

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Editorial Reviews

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“The experienced speaker can get away with ignoring some of the points suggested, but this is a book that should be read by everyone called upon to give a talk and I cannot recommend it too highly.” (Chromatographia, 1 August 2013)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118702413
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/7/2013
  • Series: HOW - How To
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 88
  • Sales rank: 1,365,993
  • File size: 953 KB

Meet the Author

George M. Hall, Professor of Anaesthesia, St George’s, University of London, UK
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Table of Contents

List of contributors, vii

Preface to the third edition, ix

Preface to the second edition, xi

Preface to the first edition, xiii

Foreword:Wogan's wisdom: how to ‘read’ an audience, xv
Sir Terry Wogan

Chapter 1: Principles of communication, 1
Angela Hall and Peter McCrorie

Chapter 2: Preparation of the talk, 9
Mal Morgan and George M. Hall

Chapter 3: The three talks, 17
Mal Morgan and George M. Hall

Chapter 4: Visual aids, 25
George M. Hall

Chapter 5: Poster displays, 35
Philip M. Sedgwick

Chapter 6: Data projection software: the hard facts, 41
William Harrop-Griffiths

Chapter 7: How to appear on stage, 51
Alan Maryon-Davis

Chapter 8: How to sell a message, 57
Martin Godfrey

Chapter 9: How to present a talk, 63
Charlotte Green

Chapter 10: How to deal with questions, 67
Sir Alexander Macara

Chapter 11: How not to give a presentation, 75
Richard Smith

Chapter 12: How to chair a session, 81
Roger Horton

Index, 87

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