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Effective Public Speaking

Wednesday, April 9
2–3:30 p.m. (ET)

Public speaking is a vital professional skill, yet not everyone is an effective public speaker. Learn to be a better communicator as we explore, through practical video demonstrations, techniques and tips to help you overcome some common pitfalls of public speaking.

How Will I Benefit?

By participating in this program attendees will be better able to:

  • Identify common pitfalls of public speaking
  • Deliver effective public presentations
  • Improve overall communication skills

Who Should Attend

This program will be useful to anyone interested in building communication and public speaking skills.


  • George Buss, director of experience and education, Minnetrista, Muncie, IN
  • Greg Stevens, assistant director for professional development, American Alliance of Museums, Washington, DC
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Cancellation Policy

Cancellation requests for Alliance professional development programs must be received in writing no later than one week prior to the event date to receive a full refund of your registration fees. Refund requests will not be accepted after that date. The Alliance reserves the right to cancel any program at any time, for any reason. In the event of a program cancellation by the Alliance, attendees will receive a full refund of their registration fees. For face-to-face programs, the Alliance is not responsible for any travel or hotel expenses incurred as a result of your participation or cancellation of an event.