Presentation Camps: Portland, Oregon

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Portland Presentation Camp

Wed., October 21, 2009
9:00am - 5:00pm

Cost: $25 — Space is limited to the first 60 registrants.

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851 SW 6th Ave
Portland, OR 97204


8:30 - Check-in, networking and Stumptown Coffee and pastries

9:00 - Introductions / Getting Started

9:15 - "The Power of Imagery" with Justin Garrity

9:30 - Working groups: Applying Content Techniques

10:45 - Break

11:00 - Presentation Studio: Constructing Great Presentations

12:00 - Lunch

1:00 - "Secrets of Effective Presentations" with Lynn Espinoza

2:00 - Break

2:15 - Working groups: Applying Presentation Techniques

3:15 - Break

3:45 - Keynote address: "Presentations as Social Media" with Rashmi Sinha of Slideshare

4:45 - Wrap up / Networking

7:00 to 9:00 - Presentation Karaoke at Someday Lounge, 125 NW 5th Ave between Davis and Couch

NOTE: Speakers, presentations and times may be subject to change.


Justin Garrity is the Director of User Experience at WebTrends. His mandate is to focus on user centered design, refined data visualization, and narrative context driven workflow. Formerly the Creative Director at Pop Art, Justin worked with interactive clients such as Leatherman, Daimler Trucking North America, Carrier (UTC), Waggener Edstrom, Louisiana Pacific, and the Portland Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA), designing web applications, online advertising, websites, and creating interactive strategies and branding.

Lynn Espinoza is president and founder of Speak! Communications, Inc., and she designs and facilitates communication skills programs for anyone who needs to speak well to do well. Lynn is an Emmy award-winning broadcast news veteran with more than a decade of media, presentation and executive coaching experience. She has developed personal coaching sessions for Fortune 100 C-level executives, corporate communicators of all kinds, doctors, lawyers, authors and leaders in non-profit.

Rashmi Sinha is cofounder and CEO for SlideShare, the world's largest community for sharing presentations and documents. SlideShare is growing rapidly (more than 18 million monthly uniques) letting everyone from marketers, conference speakers and academicians share presentations and connect with others. Rashmi has a PhD in Cognitive Psychology from Brown University and did research on search engines and recommender systems at UC Berkeley. She is a frequent speaker at conferences such as Web 2.0 Expo and Future of Web Apps. She writes a blog at about running a startup.

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Contact Brad Smith at (503) 230-2058.

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