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I-HoP : Improving Your Oral Presentation Skills (7/14) 【英語プレゼンテーションセミナー】

I-HoP Transferable Skills Seminar Improving Your Oral Presentation Skills

This transferable skills seminar is targeted for researchers (MC, DC, PD, Faculty member/staff).
Seminar will be conducted in English.

This Transferable Skills Seminar, “Improving Your Oral Presentation Skills”, is intended primarily for young researchers who are going to give a presentation in near future.

■ Seminar date and time
7/14 (Thu.) 16:30-18:00

■ Outline
1) Essential Information
-Outline of the seminar
-Importance of oral presentation skills for scientists
-The “keys” to an effective presentation: Content & Delivery

2) Content of an Oral Presentation
-Differences between written and spoken English
-Creating effective slides
-Deciding what text to include on your slides

3) Delivery of an Oral Presentation
-Appropriate appearance
-Using natural gestures for effective emphasis
-Speaking with clarity
-Using natural intonation and rhythm

4) Practicing Effectively
-Identifying areas to improve
-Practice methods for improving your presentation
-Available resources

5) Handling the Q & A Session
-Understanding your audience
-Anticipating possible questions
-Responding to difficult questions

6) Conclusion
-Review of the topics covered

■ Lecturer

Mr. Greg Adams / Managing Editor
FORTE Science Communications : Experts in Academic Papers

Mr. Greg Adams is the Manager of the Production Division at FORTE Science Communications in Tokyo.
FORTE is a global leader in STEM editing, translation, and publishing. Greg is a 15-year veteran of the science communications industry.

In the course of his career, he has edited a wide range of medical and technical papers that have been published in high-impact journals around the world. Based on his extensive experience in the academic publishing industry, ranging from the planning stage to the post-publication stage, Greg has provided practical training on the skills necessary to write research manuscripts to both young researchers and senior scientists at universities, hospitals, and research centers throughout Japan. In addition, he provides behavioral training and coaching in oral presentation skills for both small groups and large audiences.

■ Place
Online (Zoom video Webinar)

■ Target
Hokkaido University graduate school students and postdocs

■ Application
By 7/8 (Fri.) 16:00

■ Maximum number of participants

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