Metacommunication: Conveying Passion and Engaging Others

ACS Webinars

How you deliver your content can be the difference between engaging your audience, or standing in front of a sea of faces staring at their smartphones. Audiences respond to seminars, lectures, and speaking engagements that include stories told by passionate, intelligent experts. Join Matt Grandbois of Dow Chemical to discover how to tap into your inner scientific passion to create engaging storytelling experiences that will make your science and your data reach a larger audience.

What You Will Learn

  • How to find your inner scientific passion and the courage to voice it out loud
  • The basics of metacommunication as applied to scientific storytelling
  • How to apply “story arc” principles to oral speaking engagements

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Matt Grandbois
Dow Chemical

Patricia Simpson
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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