Speaker Prep Day

Welcome to Speaker Prep Day!

This workshop will help you build, prepare and deliver a talk. Bring a talk you’d like to work on.

We’ll choose things to do from the list below. If you’d like to work on your practicing, on getting to great ideas and interesting abstracts, or anything else, we have more. Talk to us.

These exercises are open source. Find them on github. This page will stay here for future events. You’ll find links to older pages below.

James and Bart

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We’ll run from 13:30 - 15:00, and 15:30-17:00. We’ve got an idea about what we’ll do, but we’ll be led by you. Let’s see where we go!

Core Exercises

Speaker tricks; delivering a great performance

Making your key content even more memorable

Making it Interactive

Visualising your talk structure

Share your preparation checklist

What to Follow Up after a Talk

Hear My Talk

Polish your presentation

More Exercises

Getting to a Great Abstract

What makes a 'great talk'?

Greatest fails

Improvisation Exercise

Practicing and Rehearsing

Speaking across cultures

Cool & Cruel Q&A

Dealing with copyright

Dealing with Q&A

Dealing with Disaster

Sorting out a Talk

Previously out at

Agile Testing Days 2018

Testing Cup 2019

Agile Testing Days 2019