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Christine Haas

Ms. Christine  Haas

Principal
Christine Haas Consulting


1178B Sanchez Street

San Francisco CA 
United States

tel: 484 343 0685
E-mail: christineaehaas@gmail.com
Web: http://www.christinehaasconsulting.com

Area of Expertise

Presentation skills, technical presentations, elevator pitches, communications, slide design

Biography

After spending eight years in marketing and communication for engineering colleges, Christine founded Christine Haas Consulting, LLC in July 2012 to bring best practices in communication - particularly presentations - to engineers and scientists around the world. She's taught clients across industry, government, and academia, including Texas Instruments, European Southern Observatory (Chile), Sandia National Laboratory, Simula Research Laboratory (Norway), Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and The North Face. Christine is also the director of the Engineering Ambassadors Network, a start-up organization at 25+ universities worldwide that teaches presentation skills to undergraduate engineering students, in particular women and underrepresented groups in engineering. She received her MBA in marketing and international business from Drexel University, and her BA in English and Film from Dickinson College.

Lecture Title(s)

A Revolution Without Bullets: Transforming Technical Presentations

In this era of infinite content, cutting through clutter to provide a clear and engaging message sets you apart. This lecture provides the building blocks for scientists and engineers to create effective scientific presentations that will engage their audiences in technical content, rather than bury them. This lecture covers immediately applicable strategies for content organization, slide design and delivery. These strategies, which are backed by extensive cognitive science research, will transform how scientists think about their work and the message they have to share.

The Art of the Elevator Pitch: Tell Your Story in 60 Seconds

Learn how to condense your work or your company story into a concise and engaging 60-second message. By reviewing example elevator pitches and analyzing successful strategies, workshop attendees will learn how to craft their own pitches. Through group practice and peer feedback, participants will walk away with an effective pitch that can be tailored for different audiences.

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