Date: March 22, 2018 at 11:20 am Location: Cobb Energy Performance Arts Center (CEPAC), Atlanta This interactive panel will explore automation as it relates to proposal management across fields, from the point of view of multiple generations and proposal disciplines. Panelists come from different perspectives, functions, and industries to appeal to a wide audience and address challenges from across the profession. With the large body of work available within large companies, or open source sets, a good machine-learning algorithm could consume, learn, and write proposal language. As computers get better to the extent that they can actually accomplish tasks satisfactorily, what roles do we carve for ourselves as proposal professionals? Click to learn more Panelists: Steve Skeldon, Beth Wingate, Gillian Dionne, and William Rogers with Kevin Switaj as moderator.
Who’s afraid of public speaking? We are! A recent study identified public speaking as the biggest phobia in the United States. Proposal professionals need good interpersonal communication skills to be successful; you are always being judged by your verbal and non-verbal skills. Here are the slides and our handout from our presentation at the 2016 APMP Bid & Proposal Con in Boston. Although this was a highly interactive session featuring some of APMP’s top speakers sharing their secrets for successful public speaking, we hope you’ll find our presentation slides with speaker notes and our handout useful as you prepare for your next presentation! Gillian Dionne, CP APMP and Certified Knowledge Manager (CKM), director of proposals/BD information systems at General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) has 25+ years’ experience in technical communication, business development, information systems, and proposal management. Gillian has been attending and presenting at APMP events since 2001, … Continue reading Become a Presentation Pro [presentation slides and handout]