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PSASA Mid-Term Convention 2021

22 Oct 2021 @ 18:00 - 23 Oct 2021 @ 18:00 SAST

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PSASA Mid-Term Convention 2021

PSASA are hosting our annual Mid-Term convention on 22nd October 2021. This event is going to be a little different to others in both format and content.

The convention will run for a full 24 hours from 18:00 CAT Friday to 18:00 CAT Saturday with 24 different talks on 24 different topics, each starting at the top of the hour. As we travel around the globe in a world-first collaboration event, we will hear from industry and subject experts on speaking related topics designed to boost your speaking business and techniques.

The full agenda:

All times in CAT (GMT +2)

Friday 22nd October
MC: Ian Hatton (ZA)
18:00: Bruce Wade (ZA) – Everyone has a story: What is yours?
19:00: Joni Peddie (ZA) – Boost your brain with restorative sleep!
20:00: Michael Lee (ZA) – The source of your creative inspiration

MC: Jeff Tobe (USA)
21:00: Victoria Holtz (Mexico) – Ice breaker & Audience Engagement
22:00: Chris Voysey (ZA) – Gym for the Voice
23:00: Jessica Breitenfeld (Spain) – How to engage using humour

Saturday 23rd October
MC: Warwick Merry (Australia)
00:00: Jon Yeo (Australia) – Structure of an excellent presentation
01:00: Elias Kanaris (New Zealand) – Leading from the stop
02:00: Kishvin Sirinavin (Malaysia) – Developing a blueprint

MC: Victoria Holtz (Mexico)
03:00: Rosemary Rein (Equador) – The 8 P’s of persuasive presentations
04:00: Saleema Vellani (USA) – How to actually land a TEDx talk
05:00: Vikas Jain (India) – How to become a world-class speaker

MC: Kumar Achanta (India)
06:00: Ayesha J Bibha (Bangladesh) – Positioning your message
07:00: Ian Hatton (ZA) – Speaking from your essence
08:00: Landi Jac (ZA) – The fundamentals of a blueprint

MC: Johanna Morillon (France)
09:00: Mike Handcock (NZ) – How to sell through a keynote
10:00: Carol Bausor (France) – Vocal variety for virtual presenting
11:00: Neerja Singh (India) – Developing your personal influence model

MC: Jessica Breitenfeld (Spain)
12:00: Ian Gibbs (Spain) – Learnability
13:00: Paul ter Wal (Netherlands) – Creating a team of influence
14:00: Johanna Nilsson (Sweden) – Mental Encouragement for tough times

MC: Wayne Chan (Singapore)
15:00: Eksteen de Waal (Netherlands) – Setting up your virtual studio
16:00: Paul du Toit (ZA) – The Psychology of Exceptional Speaking
17:00: Charlotte Kemp (ZA) – The next 24 hours of your speaking career

All registered participants will receive a programme summary eBook with all the speaker’s details, a summary of their talk and take-home points.



SPEAKERS INCLUDE Bruce Wade, Joni Peddie, Michael Lee, Victoria Holtz, Chris Voysey, Jessica Breitenfield, Jon Yeo, Elias Kanaris, Vin Kishz, Johanna Morillon, Vikas Jain, Ayesha Bibha, Nashid Ali, Landi Jac, Mike Handcock, Carol Bauser, Neerja Singh, Ian Gibbs, Paul ter Wal, Johanna Nilsson, Eksteen de Waal, Paul du Toit, Charlotte Kemp

Meeting links & access details for all virtual/hybrid meetings will be emailed upon successful registration.



22 Oct 2021 @ 18:00 SAST
23 Oct 2021 @ 18:00 SAST
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