Public Speaking

How to succeed with Tech Talks

How to succeed with Tech Talks

Giving a talk at a meetup or conference is a great way to boost your confidence and showcase the technical skills within your organisation. But public speaking can be daunting at first, and many people are skeptical of the value of their experience.

Since 2012 I have been helping people working in technology to devise and give tech talks (through training, mentoring and via various meetups and conferences that I run); based on that experience, plus my own experience of speaking at meetups and conferences, here is my advice for how to succeed with tech talks.