2017 Webinar 3: Dynamic, Professional Presentations: What You Need to Know

Held: April 25, 2017, 12:00 AM to 1:00 PM Eastern Time

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This webinar will provide suggestions and advice about how to give dynamic, professional presentations. Whether you are presenting a report at an editorial board meeting, internally sharing material at your organization, or publicly speaking at an industry conference, it is important to keep in mind best practices that will make your presentation clear, informative, and interesting to your audience. This webinar is aimed at early career professionals who may be new to presenting, as well as experienced presenters hoping to fine tune their skills or try something new. In addition to best practices for the presentation itself, we’ll cover the essential components of putting together a successful PowerPoint slide deck.


  • Advise first-time presenters on best practices needed to develop clear, informative presentations.
  • Provide a checklist for novice and experienced presenters to use when developing a presentation.
  • Tips and suggestions for creating PowerPoint slides that complement your presentation.


Shari Leventhal, Managing Editor, Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology


Sean C. Carey, Senior Editorial Assistant, American Cancer Society
Sean works as an editor and marketer for the journals program of the American Cancer Society. He previously worked in psychology research after receiving his bachelor’s degree from the College of William & Mary.

Dr. Tammy Hanna, Senior Acquisitions Editor, American Chemical Society
Tammy is a Senior Acquisitions Editor at ACS Publications, working in Editorial and New Product Development. Tammy is responsible for the strategic development and editorial management of a multidisciplinary portfolio of thirteen journals across inorganic and organic chemistry, materials science, and engineering. Among Tammy’s key accomplishments are the successful launches of ACS Sensors and ACS Earth and Space Chemistry. Prior to joining the American Chemical Society in 2011, Tammy was a Chemistry Instructor and Director of the Welch Summer Scholar Program at Texas Tech University for 3.5 years. Tammy holds a B.S. in Chemistry from Harvey Mudd College, a PhD in Inorganic Chemistry from Cornell University, and she completed a post-doctoral appointment at University of California, Berkeley.
Peter J. Olson, ELS, Senior Copyediting Coordinator, Sheridan Journal Services
Peter manages the journal copyediting services for an array of scientific and medical societies-including the American Diabetes Association, the American Society for Nutrition, and the National Academy of Sciences-and has developed style guides for several of these institutions. Peter is a frequent CSE panelist and is the coordinator of the CSE Short Course for Manuscript Editors.