How to Give a Great Talk

How to Give a Great Talk

How to Give a Great Talk

Alycia Weinberger

October 28, 2011


We've all been to great scientific talks and to terrible ones. Alycia Weinberger analyzed and made notes on talks to identify good techniques (see her attached Powerpoint document that contains general advice as well as tips for preparing figures and slides.  See the Notes sections of each slide for explanations.

Tips for Session Chairs
June 27, 2008

Links to useful advice:

Heidi Newberg's, "The Woman Physicist's Guide to Speaking"

Creating Effective Poster Presentations by Hess, Tosney and Liegel

How to make presentations friendly to colorblind people by Okabe and Ito and Alycia's IDL program to implement their palette that is unambiguous to those with and without color blindness.