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BCS Shropshire Branch Event - What did your last presentation die of

Speaker: Martin Sykes

Date: Wednesday 1st March 2017 – 18:30

Venue: TBC

 

TITLE:  What did your last presentation die of?

Book Here: https://events.bcs.org/book/2457/

Synopsis:   Using a selection of techniques from his book "Stories That Move Mountains" Martin Sykes from Cambridge Assessment will explain how to use storytelling and visual design techniques to effectively influence your audience and communicate your activities. In this session, we will cover the theory and a range of examples.

Speaker: Martin Sykes

Martin Sykes is the Director of Alignment, Analysis, and Architecture at Cambridge Assessment. Established over 150 years ago, Cambridge Assessment operates and manages Cambridge University's three exam boards and carries out leading-edge academic and operational research on assessment in education. Operating in over 160 countries with millions of assessments each year, the IT organisation supports a wide range of mission critical 24/7 information systems. During the last 18 years Martin, has been Director for Microsoft’s Enterprise Strategy & Architecture Centre of Excellence and a lead in major organizations for their Enterprise Architecture teams and a coach to EAs around the world. Over that time, Martin has been developing an approach to corporate storytelling through work in the public and private sectors called CAST that is described in the book "Stories that Move Mountains" which is now available in seven languages.

Running order: 18:15 Arrival and networking

6:15pm    Arrival and networking
6:30pm    Welcome and intro to tonight’s speaker (Ian Howles)
6:40pm    Presentation (Martin Sykes) with Q&A
8.30pm    Close

Come and join us and see how your stories can move the mountain, open to members and non-member. Book Here: https://events.bcs.org/book/2457/
BCS Shropshire Branch Committee
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