Dev Gym: Deliver Better Tech Talks: Public Speaking for Devs


Time: 8 Feb 2020 (Saturday) 10am-12:30pm
Venue: ThoughtWorks Singapore Pte. Ltd.
18 Cross Street, #11-08 China Square Central, Singapore[masked] · Singapore


You have submitted your CFP (Call for Proposal) entry for an upcoming tech conference/meetup. Your topic has been chosen to be delivered as a tech talk. Now what?

This workshop will cover best practices on delivering a tech talk - from selecting a topic, planning the content, to presenting your topic.

Participants would also get a chance to put the tips learnt into practice by delivering bite-sized versions of their chosen topic. Presentations would be evaluated by the instructor.

As space is limited, please indicate only if you can really make it and have at least 1 tech talk topic in mind.

- Learn the "12 o'clock" speech-making process
- Practise presenting short versions of their chosen topic
- Receive evaluation of presentations

Materials: Participants need to bring their laptops.
Please prepare content for your tech talk (approx. 1.5 min-long)
(Optional) Any items that might support your presentation

10:00am - Intro to workshop
10:15am - The "12 o'clock" speech-making process
11:15am - Break
11:30am - Finalise presentation slides
12:00pm - Presentation + Evaluation

About The Trainer

Rachel Lee is a product manager and one of the co-organisers of Junior Developers Singapore (JDSG). She has delivered tech talks and emceed at JDSG and was a Panel Speaker for Global CFP Day 2019. She has previously sat on the committee of Citibank Singapore's Toastmasters club, and represented the club for Speech Evaluation at Toastmaster International contests.

Venue Sponsor:

ThoughtWorks Singapore