Communications CoP: Interactive Table Topics Workshop

This is a NCPMI Communication & Public Speaking CoP- NCPL Toastmasters Club Meeting. The Meeting includes prepared speech, table topics, networking, evaluations, jokes and multiple meeting operations roles. 

07-10-2018: 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm (5.30-6.30 Registration, Snack & Pre-meeting Networking) 

Cisco Campus - Building 12 (Vienna, Warsaw, Madrid)









Speaker: Al Herr


Table Topics are impromptu speeches that help participants think on their feet and speak on a given subject for one to two minutes. These skills can be applied in real-world settings including business meetings, interviews, weddings, sales presentations and networking events.

To master impromptu speaking, the presenter should examine the topic correctly, develop an organized speech and deliver the speech with confidence, within a specific time limit.

Join us for an interactive Table Topics Workshop. Come prepared to learn, have fun and practice

Table Topics techniques in a positive and friendly environment.

Learning Objectives:  Attend and Learn how to :

  • Build Knowledge Base
  • Use Mental model to respond to any question
  • Use the rule of three
  • Use body Language
  • Use vocal variety
  • Relax and Have fun
  • Channel inner creativity
  • Make eye contact
  • Practice table topics speech
  • Stick to the time limit
  • Start and end table topic speech with impact

 About the Speaker:

Al Herr founded Alchemy Video in 2000 and is familiar with both sides of the camera as a public speaker, performer and a videographer/multimedia producer. For Alchemy Video he serves as the Multimedia Man, shooting, editing and producing final products to be used on the web or DVD. He graduated from NC State with a degree in Psychology and a French minor, having spent a year abroad in Montpellier, France. After creating a funny video for a friend’s rehearsal video he decided to focus his energies on videography, a field that is constantly evolving, requiring a willingness to keep up with constant technical changes. 

Al is also a member of Toastmasters International (TI) and will finish his Distinguished Toastmaster Award in the next year. He has served in four club officer roles and as webmaster, videographer and go to person for multimedia needs. As a Toastmaster he has created innovative, training workshops for his club and is the instigator; keeping the meetings fun. He facilitated Make Your Resume Talk for Wake Technical Community College.

Event Details

Event Date 07-10-2018 5:30 pm
Event End Date 07-10-2018 8:30 pm
Registration Start Date 04-12-2018 2:00 pm
Registered 27
Available place 23
Cut off date 07-10-2018 11:30 am
Individual Price Free
Speaker Al Herr
Number Hours 1.5
Technical PDU Hours 0.5
Strategy PDU Hours 0.5
Leadership PDU Hours 0.5
Location Cisco Campus - Building 12 (Vienna, Warsaw, Madrid)
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