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Friday, April 26 • 9:00am - 11:30am
The Art of Public Speaking: A Studio for Art Librarians

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Instructor: Manuel Urrizola, University of California Riverside, Head of Cataloging & Metadata Services

Do you get a little nervous expressing yourself in discussions or interviews? Are you terrified before giving a speech? Whether speaking before a group or talking to your colleagues, you need to learn how to calm down, organize your thoughts, articulate, use props, entertain, advocate, persuade, and inspire. Discover the techniques of introducing a speaker, preparing a speech, and delivering an impromptu talk. Learn and experience the elements of skillful speaking and effective communication—and have some fun learning!

Manuel Urrizola received his B.A. in Art History from Amherst College and his Master of Library Science from UC Berkeley. He is the Head of Metadata & Technical Services for the UC Riverside Libraries, editor of Great Moments in the History of Technical Services, coordinator of Brief Lunchtime Talks, Toastmaster, award-winning speaker, geographer, and poet. Manuel has taught public speaking workshops for schools, universities, public libraries, library conferences, and other organizations.

Note: This workshop will also take place on Saturday, April 27, 9:30 am - 12:00 pm.

Maximum Participants: 25

Fee:  FREE

Location: Armory Center for the Arts, 145 N. Raymond Ave., Pasadena, CA, 91103, six blocks from the Convention Center. [map]

Transportation: Attendees are responsible for their own transportation to/from the workshop location which is .7 miles from the Sheraton hotel. Walking and taxis are both viable options. Walkers should meet in the Sheraton lobby for an 8:30 a.m. departure. For more information, including maps, registered attendees should refer to the detailed instructions that were provided via email. If questions, please ask at Registration/Hospitality Desk.


Friday April 26, 2013 9:00am - 11:30am
Armory Center for the Arts 145 N. Raymond Ave., Pasadena, CA, 91103

Attendees (32)