Annual Conference

Illuminate: Storytelling that Inspires
Thursday, June 7, 2018
Humphrey School of Public Affairs

Monthly Program

How to Develop a Design Concept … Fast!
Tuesday, April 10, 8 - 10 a.m.

Harness the power of design. Learn to turn words, data and ideas into clear, compelling visuals. Immediately apply what you learn to your next project. No design skill required or previous experience needed.

You will get design tips and tricks and learn about free or low-cost tools to make professional graphics fast. The conceptualization and rendering techniques explained can be applied to PowerPoint, Adobe Creative Suite or any other graphics software. Don't miss this high-energy, interactive workshop!

Light snacks and refreshments will be available.

Programs are free for members; $10 for non-members.

Presenter: Mike Parkinson

mike-picMike Parkinson is 1 of 16 Microsoft PowerPoint MVPs in the United States (1 of 36 in the world) and is a CPP APMP Fellow. He regularly conducts workshops at companies like Microsoft, Xerox, Dell, and Lockheed Martin as well as at learning institutions, not-for-profit organizations, and government agencies.

Over the last 24 years, Mike has spearheaded over one thousand successful projects and created thousands of presentations, posters, proposals, white papers, websites, and training materials that resulted in improved success rates and revenue for his clients.

Mike owns a design firm, 24 Hour Company and Billion Dollar Graphics, which develops industry-changing design products and training. He authored two books, Do-It-Yourself Billion Dollar Graphics and A Trainer’s Guide to PowerPoint.


Latest Updates