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Effective Virtual Presentations

Alway M106

Sponsored by Stanford Medicine's Office of Faculty Development and Diversity.

You most certainly have had the unfortunate opportunity to sit through a boring, unorganized webinar or conference call in which the speaker droned on aimlessly.

The power and promise of virtual communication is the ability to engage and educate people far and wide.  But in order to realize this promise, presenters need to plan, prepare, and practice in the right way.  This 90-minute presentation walks you through simple steps that will help you plan and present compelling, valuable webinars and conference calls that your audience will follow with rapt attention.


Matt Abrahams teaches Strategic Communication and Effective Virtual Communication for Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business and Presentation Skills for Stanford’s Continuing Studies Program. He is Co-Founder and Principal at Bold Echo Communications Solutions which is a presentation and communication skills company that helps people improve their presentation skills. Matt has also written the 3rd edition of his book: Speaking up without freaking out. Finally, Matt has worked with the Click Well team here at the Med School to help those who interact with patients virtually be more connected in their interactions.