David L. DesJardins
U.S. Census Bureau
E-mail Address: David.L.DesJardins@census.gov
Web Address: http://www.census.gov
Phone: (301)457-4883
Address: W.S. Census Bureau
4700 Silver Hill Road, Stop 9100
Washington, DC 20233-9100

Title: Converting Your Technical Paper into the Best Presentation of Your Life!
Duration: 2 hour seminar. (NOTE: This material is also taught in a 4 day hands-on CPU course -- where the students would actually learn how to create these graphs (using SAS JMP software) and how to present them (using PowerPoint software).)
Audience: This seminar is designed for individuals who present technical papers at professsoinal conferences.
Abstract: Graphs, the natural language of mankind, often make even complex statistical concepts easy to understand. Graphs also enhance our ability to communicate complex informaton. This seminar will focus on a number of fundamental tools and techniques for presenting technical data. It will review the ten key factors of a good presentation (the "Dos and the Don'ts") -- and will then highlight the seven key methods of presenting complex technical data (using examples of Economic, Demographic, and Industry data).
Honorarium: Travel expenses if allowable.