Liveblogging Rostrum Convention 2016
Might live blog today’s Rostrum convention, I think.
Started with a Facebook live with Marcela Ramirez from MRPR.
Marcela has the first session on ‘Selling the Sizzle’ at the Convention. Marcela (@tweetmrpr) does a ton of good work in the community is very socially aware, and is a great presenter as well.
Oh, and just a terrific person. Catch her podcast at http://www.mrpr.com.au/words-for-good
Then, after I was Chairman of Adjudicators of the Rostrum Freeman Frank Smith speaking competition – for novices – and that of course was a good competition to see fro Rostrum novices.
The next speaker was Maree Clancy of Say It Now Voice Consultancy. Now, I have to say it’s the sort of thing I sometimes think is a litle fluffy. A little woolly. But Maree grounded it in the science and gave actual takeaways for the audience. A very good speaker, and a very good understanding of what it takes to be a good speaker. Very useful I think…