We've all been to great scientific talks and to terrible ones. I've been
analyzing and making notes on talks to identify good techniques.
Giving a Good Talk
October 27, 2011 Presentation on Tips for a Good Talk
: This PowerPoint document has general advice as well as tips for preparing
figures and slides. See the Notes
sections of each slide for explanations.
Tips for Session Chairs
June 27, 2008
Links to Other Useful Advice
Heidi Newberg's, "The
Woman Physicist's Guide to Speaking, original unedited, and possibly
Effective Poster Presentations by Hess, Tosney and Liegel
How to make presentations
friendly to colorblind people by Okabe and Ito
and my IDL program to implement their palette
that is unambiguous to those with and without color blindness.