December 2014

Vancouver Branch Breakfast Seminar: "Speaking To Be Heard"

Status: This seminar has been cancelled due to low registration.
Date: Thursday, December 11, 2014
Time: 6:30-7:00 am: Registration and Networking
7:00 am: Breakfast Served (Buffet format)
7:30-8:45 am: Feature Presentation by Ron de Zeeuw.
9:00 am: Closing
Location: Marriott Pinnacle Vancouver, 1128 W Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC
Presenter: Ron de ZeeuwRon de Zeeuw is the current Head of Revenue & Cost Recovery at Environment Canada. For close to 25 years, Ron has given presentations to a wide variety of audiences including senior management, new employees and middle management in both government and non-government sectors.

Ron’s leadership skills were nationally recognized when he was awarded a 2011 Public Service Award of Excellence for his outstanding contribution in the public services sector. He has also spoken to APEGBC employees on many occasions (often with his speaking partner and long-time mentor Nelson Tsang) sharing his experiences and techniques to help anyone interested in learning how to grab the audience’s attention.                                               
Credit: 1.5 Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: $60 for Members
$65 for Guests
$25 for APEGBC Student Members

The seminar is intended to help all professionals acquire the techniques to build on their existing public speaking skills in the workplace. Drawing on his numerous public speaking experiences both at work and in the community, Ron will share with the attendees the key elements of preparing and delivering a successful presentation. Attendees will leave this event armed with the practical techniques and tips necessary to grasp their audience’s attention, hold their attention and strive for the intended outcome of the presentation with confidence. A lot of information will be provided in a short period of time so participants are advised to take notes.

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