Australian Institute o f Energy

Leadership in Energy

Perth - Women in Energy| Speaking with Confidence Workshop

Venue: Cliftons Perth, 191 Saint Georges Terrace, Perth, WA 6000

Date: Wed 28 Jun 2017 @5.30pm - 8.00pm


According to most studies, people’s number one fear is public speaking. Death comes second.
Public speaking is a crucial skill to have in today’s world. Speaking in front of an audience does not have to be daunting.

Women in Energy invite you to come along to this interactive, skill-based workshop “Speaking with Confidence” on 28 June, 2017 that aims to provide you with not only useful tips and techniques to feel confident speaking in public but also to enhance your current presenting skills. So, whether you’re a novice, terrified of public speaking or have considerable experience presenting in public but just want to tackle some of the bad habits that hold you back, this workshop will not disappoint.

Nibbles and drinks will be provided.

This workshop will cover:

  • What you need to know about public speaking
  • How to overcome your nerves
  • Clarity of Message for prepared and off the cuff situations!
  • Playing to your unique strengths
  • Tools and techniques to enhance your public speaking skills

Please Note: Interactive participation at the workshop will be on a voluntary basis. Don't let your fear of public speaking keep you from attending this terrific event!

Meet the Facilitator:
Our facilitator, Maree Pickens, ­­­­­is a professional communications trainer, public speaker and change consultant with more than 30 years of public speaking experience in Australia, Europe and the US. As a leader in Toastmasters she will share with you invaluable insights, tips and several pathways to help you on your speaking journey.

Over the past 30 years, Maree’s career in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and professional development industries has required her to develop and deliver presentations to groups ranging from 10 to over 1,000 people across the world.

As a leader in Toastmasters, an international speaking organisation, Maree judges, competes and helps deliver public speaking courses. Maree is a Principal Consultant for Mango Group, a business consulting organisation. She is currently managing several projects for clients including Department of Fire and Emergency Services, Western Power and Total Oil & Gas and also leads Mango's public speaking courses. Maree is also the WA representative on the Global Learning Masters team for Toastmasters International.

Event sponsored by: Collgar Wind Farm 

Event Details:

When: 5.30pm - 8.00pm, Wednesday, 28th June 2017
Where: Cliftons Perth, 191 Saint Georges Terrace, Perth
Cost: $40 AIE members / $45 non-members

Our events are open to everyone in the energy industry and we encourage you to forward this invite to anyone who you think would be interested. Our events commonly book out so we encourage you to register early to avoid missing out.



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