6th

December

2017

Melinda Seckington

Technical Manager | FutureLearn

Melinda Seckington

Melinda Seckington is a Technical Manager at FutureLearn, a social learning platform.

She loves attending BarCamps, Hackdays and other tech meet ups, and since 2009 has been organising them at Geeks of London. She also writes at MissGeeky, a blog about all things geeky and girly. When she’s not busy with events or blogging, you can find Melinda curled up on her couch with a good book or video game.

TALK OVERVIEW

The art of slide design

Who doesn’t love a pretty slide deck? As evangelists, our presentations are one of the key ways to get our point across to our audiences, and we need to learn how to be as effective as we can with our slide decks.

The choices you make in your slide design directly influences what impact your story has on your audience. Understanding simple design elements will allow you to make more compelling slides, which will result in more memorable and helpful presentations.

This talk looks at how you can improve your presentations with some simple tips and tricks to make your slide designs better. It will examine how you can use fonts, colours, animations and more to support the story you want to tell.

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