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Speaker Camp: A Self-paced Workshop for Planning, Pitching, Preparing, and Presenting at Conferences by Samantha Starmer, Russ Unger

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9. Iterating Your Presentation

The improvement of understanding is for two ends: first, our own increase of knowledge; secondly, to enable us to deliver that knowledge to others.

—John Locke

Whew.

You’ve finally done it. You’ve managed to go from having a spark of an idea all the way to presenting live on a stage at a conference! This is pretty exciting and heady stuff, and if things went well, you’ll likely be trying to figure out what your next big idea should be...

Are you ready to do it all over again?

Don’t be so quick to rush out and start seeking more new ideas for presentations. Instead, take a moment and just sit right there and think about other conferences or events that might be a good fit for the presentation you just gave. Unless ...

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