Self-Paced Workshop

Presenting at Conferences and Events

This free self-paced workshop will allow you to explore best practices in proposal development, audience engagement strategies, slide design, and delivery skills necessary to ensure a successful conference or event presentation.

Access the Workshop

Note: If you are a new participant in an OLC professional learning offering or event, you will need to create an account on the OLC Canvas site using your OLC website credentials. Please review the instructions for creating a new user account.

Proposal Guides

Our Proposal Guides offer a reference on ways to enhance your OLC conference proposal and serve as a quick refresher on the best “advice” or “tips” our mentors have to offer.

Presentation Guides

Our Presenter Guides offer a reference on ways to enhance your OLC conference presentation and serve as a quick refresher on the best “advice” or “tips” our mentors have to offer.

Conference Resources

OLC Presenter Services is dedicated to enhancing the experience for all conference attendees by offering specialized guidance to presenters. Our curated list of resources – available to all OLC presenters – is developed with the goal of preparing each speaker to be able to present engaging content confidently to their audience. Conference-specific resources will be added as they become available. 


Webinar & Design Session

The ‘Need-to-Knows’: OLC Presenter Logistics Webinar

Wednesday, February 21, 2024 from 2-3 PM Eastern Time

Watch On Demand

Presentation Slides

Presentation Slides

This virtual session will provide you with detailed guidance on strategies and techniques that can help you craft a successful presentation. By attending the live offering of the webinar, you will have the opportunity to ask questions of the presenters and share any insights or lessons learned from your own experiences.

We encourage all OLC conference presenters to attend the live webinar, as you will learn critical logistical information for both onsite and virtual presentations. If you are unable to participate live, the recording will be made available. 

Additionally, please feel free to review the on-demand recordings below from previous OLC conferences as many of the tips, techniques, design, and engagement recommendations are consistent across OLC conferences and events.”

On-demand Content

Tips and Techniques from Practiced Presenters

Access on-Demand Asynchronous Video Library

While most of us are comfortable teaching or working within online environments, presenting online remains a practice that requires a unique skillset. In this series of Presenter Services videos, experienced presenters from the OLC community lead a series of short lightning talks focused on key strategies and skills they’ve observed and utilized themselves for supporting quality presentations.

Designing Your Presentation – Content and Engagement Strategies for Success

Watch Recording  |  Access Slides

OLC Presenter Services Design Challenges provide opportunities for our Presenter Community to gather for active and collaborative session planning. Crowdsource ideas, learn essential strategies, and work directly with OLC Staff and mentors to prepare your presentation in this collaborative design session. In the first 45-minutes we will discuss how to focus and align your content. The second 45-minutes will focus on leveraging effective engagement practices.

About OLC Presenter Services

Did you know that public speaking consistently ranks as one of the top fear-inducing activities people can experience? With OLC’s Presenter Services, you will be able to speak confidently to your audience and deliver an engaging presentation. There are a variety of resources available to meet your needs regardless of experience or skills level. Being able to speak confidently in front of an audience will not only enhance your presentation experience, it can help you grow your career.

OLC Presenter Services is a year-round service which provides resources, trainings, and a robust network around effective presentation and facilitation strategies.