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2013/04/09 - Oral Presentation Skills Workshop - Tuesday, April 9, 2013

posted Feb 25, 2013, 1:26 PM by Anton Dubov   [ updated May 30, 2013, 8:16 AM ]

In this workshop you will learn about:

i- Structure of an effective presentation

ii- Essential elements of a technical presentation

iii- Strategies for managing nerves during an oral presentation

iv- Mechanics of writing and aesthetics of a presentation


Focus will be on technical presentations.

Participants are encouraged to bring a sample presentation that they have recently presented or going to present. 

2 or 3 presentations will be randomly selected to be discussed and analysed  

                                                                        Feedback will be provided on how to improve the presentations. 

Date:Tuesday, April 9, 2013  
Location:Mechanical Engineering Building room MC123, 
5 King's College Road, M5S 3G8
Registration fee:Free for ASME-Members
$5  for Non-members

Light refreshments with be served.

For more information or questions, please contact Aydin Nabovati at

SpeakerAydin Nabovati

Aydin Nabovati is a Member of Technical Staff at Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Inc. Before joining AMD, he was a Research Associate at the University of Toronto, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering. Prior to that, Aydin held the Mitacs Elevate Post-Doctoral Fellowship for two years. He received his PhD degree from the University of New Brunswick (Fredericton, Canada) in 2009, MSc from Sharif University of Technology (Tehran, Iran) in 2005, and BSc from Ferdowsi University of Mashhad (Mashhad, Iran) in 2003, all in Mechanical Engineering.

Aydin was teaching a course on “Oral Presentation Skills” for the School of Graduate Studies at the University of Toronto. This course was offered to graduate student from different disciplines, and was focusing on technical presentation skills.

Aydin’s main technical expertise is computational modelling of physical phenomena in complex engineering systems. His current role involves developing thermal management solutions for high-end AMD graphic cards.