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Communicators Forum.

Past Event

How to avoid death by PowerPoint: Tips for giving better presentations
4/27/11

Nowadays just about everyone with access to a computer is creating presentation slides using PowerPoint, Keynote, or similar software. But is the message being lost in the mix of templates, animations, logos, clipart, and way too much text? Basic design principles can be employed to create clearer, more powerful presentations.

Todd Reubold is the director of communications and public affairs at the University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment. Over the years he has studied presentation design and worked with a range of topical experts to help them become more effective and engaging communicators. During this program Todd discussed a range of design principles and best practices aimed at building better presentations.