Archives for September 2014

IEEE USA Webinar: Poster Presentations with Power

Date: 24 September 2014 Time: 2:00 - 3:00 PM EDT A webinar by Julia Williams, for the IEEE USA Building on her earlier IEEE USA webinar “Presentations with Power,” Dr. Julia Williams, president of the IEEE Professional Communication Society, presents a one hour webinar designed to help you make impactful, memorable poster presentations. … [Read more...]

2014 IEEE PCS Conference Student Poster Competition Winners

Congratulations to the three winners of the 2014 IEEE PCS student poster competition! Click on the thumbnails for larger images.   … [Read more...]

“Design your slides to maximize Signal to Noise Ratio”

Most engineers are familiar with the concept of signal to noise ratio: maximizing signal and minimizing noise is a governing principle in communication technology design. What some may not know is that the concept can also be used in information and document design, where it is also considered a governing principle, especially in the design of … [Read more...]

“Slide Titles … Scratch that … Use Sentence Headers for Clarity and Focus in Slide Design”

In many engineering presentations, slide headers are used to indicate the topic or subject of a slide. As in this case study presented by Technical Arts Consulting, this usually involves a sentence fragment, such as in this visual [1]. But a title such as “Platinum Catalyst + Aqueous Solution” does not effectively frame the technical content; … [Read more...]