04. Delivering Career-Boosting Technical Presentations with Gavin Austin (February 11,2016)

Gavin Austin presents:

Delivering Career-Boosting Technical Presentations

(2015 STC Summit Playback)

Photo of Gavin Austin

On Thursday, February 11, 2016, log on to view the presentation that your NY Metro colleagues voted as having the biggest impact from the 2015 STC Summit.

Delivering Career-Boosting Technical Presentations

5:45 pm - 6:00 pm: Dial-in and introduction

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Presentation

Times are EST (UTC -5)

Your career, brand, and reputation depend on how well you deliver presentations, both internally and externally. For most people, getting up in front of an audience is a terrifying experience, but it doesn’t have to be. By learning a few simple techniques, you can confidently deliver career-boosting technical presentations that won’t bore an audience, accidentally tarnish your brand, or limit your career opportunities. Presenting is a craft, not a talent. Those who learn the craft can easily take their careers to the next level.

This presentation is a Summit Playback from the 2015 STC Summit.


This is a virtual-only meeting.

To register, go to the Registration section below and sign up in advance of the registration deadline.

We will send a confirmation with access information on Wednesday, February 10.

You will not receive a confirmation until then, but rest assured that we have received your registration.

Day of event contact: +1.9177535954

About Gavin Austin

Gavin Austin is a Principal Technical Writer at Salesforce.com, where he writes UI text, online help, release notes, tip sheets, implementation guides, API development guides, and programming language reference guides.

He is an:

    • Award-winning writer and speaker with over 15 years of technical communication experience

    • Expert in technical writing, online help systems, user interface text, embedded user assistance, API guides, Salesforce evangelism, and leadership

    • Agile development advocate with a passion for helping teams create content and applications that help customers succeed

Gavin's specialties are CRM, XML, DITA, Arbortext, Oxygen, FrameMaker, Perforce, Salesforce administration, content strategy, project management, administrator and developer documentation.

Since 2008, he has presented best practices for how writers can thrive in Agile development environments in a number of highly-rated presentations at Writers UA, STC Summits, STC Webinars, STC San Francisco Chapter, Agile2013, Intelligent Content Conference, Blue Shield of California, and San Francisco State University. Austin has also coauthored A Writers Guide to Surviving Agile Software Development, featured on the Scrum Alliance website.