Looking for an Engaging Public Speaker?

 
Michael
 
Until recently I worked in education. As part of my working life as an educator I often had the opportunity of doing presentations at conferences, workshops and seminars, and I generally had very positive feedback  on these presentations. And I basically fell in love with public speaking. Now that I no longer have the world of education to offer me speaking opportunities I need to reach a new audience. So, do you need an engaging and affordable speaker for an event? See below for some of the topics I can speak about.

You can contact me via email at michaelc@chariot,net.au,  or by phone on 0417 899 912




 POSSIBLE TOPICS 
The Internet
 
What is the Internet doing to our brains?Based on the work of Nicholas Carr . Is the Internet rewiring our brains? If it is, Is this a good or a bad thing? 
 Where is the Internet Taking Us? Internet and mobile technology changes daily. A sneak peek at where it, and we, are heading.
 What is the Internet Doing to Education? Students of the past got most of the information for their courses via a teacher. The Internet has changed all that. So what role do teachers now play?
 Social Media - friend or foe?
Twitter, Facebook and the like have changed the way the world communicates. For better or worse? 
Street Photography
 
Stories from the footpathWhat happens when you walk the streets taking photographs?  How does it feel? What do you see? How do others react?
The quirks of suburbia (seen through the lens of a camera) See and hear how some Australians express their individuality.
Society and Politics
 
It's not a game of footballWhy I no longer listen to the major political parties  
Solving complex global problems? (eg climate change) Are we capable of doing it?Is our education system selling us short? Where are the people who can lead us through complex change? 
The Risk Aversion - the Death of Innovation
How the fear of being sued is ending life as we know it 
Travel
 
Travelling in Asia Based on 40 years of regular trips to Asia - the beauty and the chaos of it all. 
Plane Talk You'd be surprised at what goes on behind the scenes of that routine flight you take.....
Music
 
 World Music
How WOMAD festivals changed my take on music. 
How to write a good songI write songs, and occasionally judge songwriting competitions. What separates the wheat from the chaff? 
 The music of my lifeA journey through the music that has been the soundtrack of my life.
Adelaide
 
Adelaide Born
A potted history of a life spent largely in Adelaide and the locations that shaped who I am.
Adelaide is one of the world's most liveable cities 
Recently voted one of the world's top 10 liveable cities - my top 10 reasons why 
How good is the Adelaide Fringe?  A reviewer's perspective



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