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  • Keynotes with:
    Jeff Shesol Jeff Shesol, former Speechwriter to President Bill Clinton

    Behind the bully pulpit: The (continuing) power of the presidential speech
    Jill Giacomoni Jill Giacomoni, Speechwriter to Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer

    Write breakthrough speeches that build trust and change minds
    Tom Mucciolo Tom Mucciolo, Speaker Coach

    Visually speaking: How to make your speech live beyond the words
    Breakout sessions with:
    Taylor Clark U.S. NAVY 
    Taylor Clark

    Survival tips for new speechwriters
    Lucinda Holdforth QANTAS
    Lucinda Holdforth

    How a ceremonial speech can be your leader's most powerful work
    David Glickman FUNNIER SPEECHES
    David Glickman

    HumorPalooza: How to add humor to any speech
    Jan Cook WASHINGTON SPEECHWRITERS ROUNDTABLE
    Jan Cook

    The Speechwriters' Clinic
    Rob Friedman ELI LILLY & CO.
    Rob Friedman
    Storytelling: Harness the power of stories to bring out your speaker's humanity, drive your arguments home and create a lasting impression
    Michael Long GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY
    Michael Long

    Rock on: What speechwriters can learn from songwriters
    Peter Koch Palshoj The National Confederation of Trade Unions, Denmark
    Peter Koch Palshøj 

    How to make your executive a better speaker
    Fletcher Dean THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY
    Fletcher Dean

    Speechwriters take note: It's not just about the writing
    David Murray VITAL SPEECHES OF THE DAY
    David Murray

    The secrets of successful freelance speechwriting