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The Online Presenters Toastmasters Club caters to those who give online presentations professionally, or aspire to do so, whether that means public webcasts and live video or internal company video conferences and screen sharing sessions. We welcome experienced Toastmasters with an interest in learning those skills, as well as future Toastmasters with relevant experience (how to join).

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Next meeting:

Monday October 23 7:30 PM EDT
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Guests are invited to RSVP for any of our upcoming meetings:

Tuesday October 17, 2017 7:00 PM EDT
 

Facebook Live is a big opportunity for anyone who speaks or gives presentations professionally. Online Presenters President David F. Carr will share lessons gleaned from the club’s recent Facebook Live workshop and his own experiences, plus some ideas about how club and district leaders can use Facebook Live as part of their own marketing, recruiting, and outreach.

You can sign up for an event reminder through Facebook here —

https://www.facebook.com/ToastmastersOnlinePresenters/videos/1506183959488579/

— and that is also where the video will start playing at showtime.

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Cast of characters from our kickoff meeting

In this online club, the medium really is the message (or at least a big part of it). Online Toastmasters clubs are a new phenomenon, and other clubs are using the medium to make the Toastmasters experience available to people who can’t attend location-based reasons for reasons related to timing, geography, or a disability. We recognize the value of that approach, but this club will be dedicated to understanding how the online medium is different and how we can communicate effectively with technology in between us and  our audience.

Questions? Contact David Carr, david@carrcommunications.com

See David’s article on Forbes.com, Improving Skills for Webinars, Online Meetings.

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Monday October 23, 2017 7:30 PM EDT to 9:00 PM EDT
 

If you have a password, please sign up for meeting roles below. Guests should complete the RSVP registration form at the bottom of the agenda. (If you have a password, it’s not necessary to also fill out the RSVP form – we would rather get you signed up for a specific role).

THIS MEETING WILL BE RECORDED. Stills and excerpts from the video may be used by the club in its public relations and social media outreach.

The formal meeting starts on the hour. Members and guests are encouraged to sign in anytime after 7:30 pm U.S. Eastern Time for an informal meet and greet and to allow time for any technical troubleshooting.

Toastmaster of the Day:
Mahi Dixith
Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
Ah Counter:
Debra Carr, ACS, ALB
Timer:
The Timer tracks the time for each portion of the meeting and signals the speakers and functionaries so they know when their time is up. For green/yellow/red visual cues, please use an object as big as your head or a similarly prominent webcam effect. For an audible cue, tapping a pencil or a knife against a glass produces a chime that is not too distracting.
Grammarian:
Monica Tucker
Watcher:
Viviana Widjaja, ACB
Critiques visual presentation (body language, slides, other visuals)
Vote Counter:
Dagmara (guest)
Chat Monitor:
Assists the Toastmaster of the Day by monitoring the backchannel communications through the chat function of the online meetings platform
Speaker:
Louis Brown, DTM
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Backup Speaker:
Topics Master:
Adrienne Williams, CC
Leads the Table Topics impromptu speaking section of the meeting. New members who need to give a speech before applying to join can do it during this time.
Evaluator:
Graham Cairns, ACS, ALB
Evaluator:
Krishn Ramchurn, ACS, ALB
Evaluator:
Carmen L Bonilla

Toastmaster of the Day asks for reports from the Grammarian, the Watcher, the Ah Counter, the Chat Monitor, and the Timer.

General Evaluator:
General Evaluator gives an overall evaluation of the meeting, 2-3 minutes. General Evaluator should aim to add new insights, not re-evaluate speakers or repeat information covered by others.

President or presiding officer wraps up the meeting and asks for volunteers to fill open roles at the next meeting. Be sure to finish by 9 pm U.S. Eastern Time.

Theme and Word of the Day

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