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Sunday, September 15 • 09:00 - 17:00
Engage, Entertain, Educate: Technical Speaking that Works

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Engage, Entertain, Educate: Technical Speaking that Works is a one-day
workshop lead by Andrei Alexandrescu, John Lakos, and Kate Gregory. It is offered from 9AM to 5PM on Sunday, September 15th. Lunch is included.

Because each participant will be given time to give short presentations, size is strictly limited.

# Course Description

Successful technical talks require more than just mastery of the topic at
hand. They also demand a strong stage presence, a memorable delivery,
effective audience management, clear presentation materials, comfort with the environment (e.g., mics, stages, screens), and an ability to cope with the unexpected. This workshop, led by three of the most storied speakers in C++, lets you strut your stuff in several short presentations. After each, you’ll receive specific feedback on how your stuff-strutting can be improved.

For speakers at CppCon, the utility of the workshop should be obvious, but anyone giving (or aspiring to give) good technical presentations will benefit from this session.

Course and instructor details are available here.

For individuals whose organization requires it, a certificate of completion is available for this event. For information contact registrar@cppcon.org.

Speakers
avatar for John Lakos

John Lakos

Software Engineer, Bloomberg
John Lakos, author of Large-Scale C++ Software Design [Addison-Wesley, 1996], serves at Bloomberg LP in New York City as a senior architect and mentor for C++ software development worldwide.  He is also an active voting member of the C++ Standards Committee’s Evolution Working... Read More →
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Andrei Alexandrescu

Principal Research Scientist, NVIDIA
Andrei Alexandrescu is a Principal Research Scientist at NVIDIA. He wrote three best-selling books on programming (Modern C++ Design, C++ Coding Standards, and The D Programming Language) and numerous articles and papers on wide-ranging topics from programming to language design to... Read More →
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Kate Gregory

Partner, Gregory Consulting
Kate Gregory is an author, sought-after conference speaker, trainer, Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP), and partner at Gregory Consulting. Kate has been using C++ since before Microsoft had a C++ compiler. She is an early adopter of many software technologies and tools, and... Read More →


Sunday September 15, 2019 09:00 - 17:00 MDT
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