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 offensive version"

Creating 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.