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Thursday, April 4 • 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Preconference Session -- Public Speaking for the Terrified (ADDITIONAL $59 FEE APPLIES)

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  • This is a 4-hour preconference workshop. An additional $59 fee is required to attend. 
  • Online registration closed at 6:00 PM Central on April 2, 2019. Please visit the conference registration table on the 7th floor of the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile beginning at 10:00 AM Central on Friday, April 5, 2019 to register, add to, or change your schedule.

If you'd choose paper cuts over public speaking, this workshop is for you. During this interactive session, Sean Buvala will run you through fun, non-threatening, and gentle story games to help you loosen up. He'll then discuss immediately-useful ways to increase your confidence as you develop, craft, and share your story-based content. As a group, you will practice tips on speaking with others in a clear and calm manner. In the end, you'll give a very short presentation to your fellow (supportive!) workshop participants. This is a body-and-voice interactive, not-recorded workshop that could turn you into the communicator you know you need to be.

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Sean Buvala

Publisher, The Small-Tooth-Dog Publishing Group
Sean Buvala has been engaged with storytelling and communication since 1986. He started his work by accidentally using active storytelling to convert a classroom of slightly (but comically) homicidal 8th-grade teenagers from angry kids to storytelling practitioners themselves. From... Read More →

Thursday April 4, 2019 1:30pm - 5:30pm CDT
Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile (Room: Lincolnshire) 540 Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, USA

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