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Helpful Hints for a Successful Presentation

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These guidelines provide you with useful directions – from crafting to delivering your talk – and include tips and tricks to help you create meaningful audience engagement.

    Speaker Education Web Series

    AIHA will host a series of webinars (live and recorded) for all AIHA Connect presenters. The various webcasts will walk you through the presentation process from start to finish, educate you on how to navigate the resources available to you, improve your presentation skills, and assist you in meeting all necessary deadlines.

    NOTE: dates are tentative and subject to change.

    ​Date​Subjects Covered
    ​11/14/2023

    2:00 p.m. ET

    Managing Your Online AIHA Connect Speaker Account - action items and due dates

    The webinar recording can be accessed here.  The slides from the webinar are here

    1/3/2024
    2:00 p.m. ET
    Preparing for On-Site at AIHA Connect - room sets, logistics, forms for PDC presenters, and convention center rules and regulations

    The webinar recording can be accessed here.  The slides from the webinar are here.  

    2/13/2024
    2:00 p.m. ET
    Presenting Your Pop-up Up Session at AIHA Connect - uploading, PPT, review of resources online, timeline, deliverables
    The webinar recording can be accessed here.  The slides from the webinar are here
    2/28/2024

    2:00 p.m. ET

    Presenting Your Education Session, Research Round-up, or PDC at AIHA Connect -  review of presentation management system, timeline, and other available resources
    The webinar recording can be accessed here.  The slides from the webinar are here.  

    3/12/2024
    2:00 p.m. ET
    Promoting your AIHA Connect Session - spreading the word through social media.  Learn how to promote your session via social media and maybe even win a prize! 
    The webinar recording can be accessed here. The slides from the webinar are here.

    4/3/2023

    2:00 p.m. ET

    Presenting a Student Presentation at AIHA Connect - PPT template, central uploading demo, review of online resources, on-site logistics
    The webinar recording can be accessed here.  The slides from the webinar are here.

    4/10/2024

    2:00 p.m. ET

    Presenting Your Professional or Student Poster at AIHA Connect - formatting, printing options, author attend time, on-site logistics, and consideration for Student Best in Show 
    The webinar recording can be accessed here.  The slides from the webinar are here.

    4/11/2024
    2:00 p.m. ET
    Elevating Your Presentation Skills in Preparation for AIHA Connect

    An AIHA Connect Speaker Exclusive Webinar by Alex Cardone, CIH

    This webinar will delve into the art of effective presentation and communication. Alex Cardone, CIH, will share techniques to help you captivate your audience's attention and improve your confidence when presenting at AIHA Connect. Discover how to set the right tone, elevate your presentation and communication skills, and leverage your unique strengths and experiences to become a standout presenter at AIHA Connect. The webinar recording can be accessed here.  

    4/24/2024

    2:00 p.m. ET

    Presenting on the AIHA Main Stage - uploading, PPT, review of resources online, timeline, deliverables and on-site set-up

    Join the webinar here.

    4/30/2024
    2:00 p.m. ET
    Understanding Responsibilities of Moderators at AIHA Connect - on-site logistics including timekeeping, speaker introductions, Q&A, 

    Join the webinar here. 

    5/13/2024  

    2:00 p.m. ET

    Reviewing Last-Minute Details for Speakers

    Conference time is only days away. Join us for one last Speaker Webinar to make sure you are updated on all last-minute details and all your questions are answered.

    Join the webinar here.


    Need tips on how to deliver your talk at AIHA Connect?

    Elevating Your Presentation Skills in Preparation for AIHA Connect  

    Presenter: Alex Cardone, CIH, Department of Defense, Kaysville, UT.
    This webinar will delve into the art of effective presentation and communication. Alex Cardone, CIH, will share techniques to help you captivate your audience's attention and improve your confidence when presenting at AIHA Connect. Discover how to set the right tone, elevate your presentation and communication skills, and leverage your unique strengths and experiences to become a standout presenter at AIHA Connect.

    WATCH: "Elevating Your Presentation Skills in Preparation for AIHA Connect". Presenter: Alex Cardone, CIH, Department of Defense, Kaysville, UT.

    Putting a Focus on Interactivity

    Presenter: Jonathan Klane, M.S.Ed., CIH, CSP, BioRAFT, Mesa, AZ.
    How to build engagement and active participation for a virtual audience.

    WATCH​ "Putting a Focus on Interactivity.” Presenter: Jonathan Klane, M.S.Ed., CIH, CSP, BioRAFT, Mesa, AZ.

    The Art of Presenting Science

    Presenter: Carl Sall, CIH, CSP, Louis Berger, Exton, PA.
    Standing up in front of a room full of professionals and giving a presentation is stressful on its own. When you are presenting scientific data, the stress levels increase. This session will help you develop scientific presentations that will keep your audience captivated and asking for more. Topics covered will include developing an opener that will hook your audience, effective presentation of scientific data, tricks to make your presentation better, and techniques to engage your audience. ​

    WATCH “The Art of Presenting Science.” Presenter: Carl Sall, CIH, CSP, Louis Berger, Exton, PA.

    Bringing Your A-Game – Stellar Sessions at AIHA Connect

    Have you ever suffered through one of those awful sessions? You know, the one where you can’t read the tiny print, there are more bullets than in the “Rambo” movies, or you just nod off. No one wants to be “that speaker” – the one who reads their slides without a care for their audience or without engaging us. We all know several of the “don’ts” of speaking, but do you know the “dos” and especially how? This session focuses on what you can do to make your next session at AIHA Connect a really compelling one that leaves people talking about it (in a good way). Through demonstrations of various techniques, while covering the topics, you’ll learn how to tweak or revamp your staid session into a stellar one.

    WATCH​ "Bringing Your A-Game – Stellar Sessions at AIHA Connect.” Presenter: Jonathan Klane, M.S.Ed., CIH, CSP, BioRAFT, Mesa, AZ.

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