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WITI Research Triangle Park Regional Network
Skills for Technical Presentations

Thursday, November 19, 2009

The presentation is too long, and boring. The graphic can’t be seen. The presenter uses undefined technical jargon and acronyms. These elements comprise technical presentation nightmares. Join us as we cover the following topics:

• Eight Preparation Steps
• Creating Effective Visual Aids
• Turn Nervousness into Excitement and Energy and
• Tailoring Presentations for Technical or Non-Technical Audiences

Come and learn how to make your technical presentation a dream, not a nightmare.

About Our Speaker(s)

Felicia Joyner is a visionary Information Technology Professional achieving results through business process / requirements definition and solutions architecture. She is skilled in planning, coordinating and administering global multi-tiered architectural projects. Felicia successfully leads others facilitating cross-functional teams. She develops creative approaches meeting challenges of solutions delivery, resource and project measurement.

Felicia Joyner is also a dynamic public speaker. She is recognized for her very personal and practical approach. With 25 years of entrepreneurial and corporate experience, Felicia helps organizations attract, engage, train and retain technical associates. Felicia’s powerful presentations have inspired participants to define success and balance and create action plans to achieve life goals. Some of her presentation topics include:
• Work – Life Balance
• 4 Keys to Unlock Your Career Success Plan
• Starting and Running a Profitable Investment Club
• Women in IT… Where Are You Now? And Where Do You Want to Go?
• Network Boot Camp
• Courses preparing participants for Microsoft and Novel Network administration and engineer certification examinations.

Felicia graduated with a B.A in Spanish from the University of Southern California and has also earned a M.S. Computer Information Systems from the University of Phoenix. She holds certifications including Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, Cisco Network Administrator; Project Management Professional Certification. Felicia has worked in various capacities for a number of corporations in the Research Triangle Park, NC area.

Felicia is the Regional Vice President for Women In Technology International (WITI). Her region covers North Carolina. In addition to her love for technology, her interests include reading, analyzing stocks and investing in the stock market and playing spades on line.

Felicia’s mission is to evaluate, translate and build information systems, counsel and providing secure networks advancing commerce.

Event Date and Venue

This event will be held from 6:15pm on Thursday, November 19, 2009 at:

    4001 E Chapel Hill Nelson Hwy
    Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709

Event will be held in The Voice Recognition Theater in the Gateway building.

Directions to the Gateway Building West Entrance (by Yellow Wall)

4001 East Chapel Hill Nelson Hwy

From Airport or 40 Westbound:

From Airport take 540 to I-40 West

Take exit 281 (Miami Blvd)

Take a Left at the stop light onto Miami Blvd.

Take a Right at 2nd stop light onto Hwy 54.

Take a Right at the stop light (Entrance #2).

Go straight to the Yellow wall. Guard inside building.


6:15-7:15 Registration, Networking and Dinner*
7:15-7:45 Speaker
7:45-8:00- Questions and Answers
8:15-8:30 Session Evaluation and Raffle
8:30 Adjourn

(* Dinner included in registration fee).


Pre-registration for this event is closed and on-site registrations will not be accepted.

Contact Us

For more info regarding registration or event details, please contact Felicia Joyner ([email protected]).

For more details about pre-registration, contact Tech Support.