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Wednesday at a Glance

For complete descriptions of these events, click the Detailed Outline link or see the Schedule of Events tab.

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Conference Central

8:45am PT  ⬥  11:45am ET

Morning Jo with John (Wed)
Start the day off with a bang
Jumpstart your day with John, our virtual MC. By Wed morning, it might be like a food fight, but you won't actually get slimed.

9:00am PT  ⬥  12:00pm ET

Brilliant Minds DO NOT Think Alike
The power of thinking in pictures
A powerful story about overcoming challenges, stereotypes, and societal expectations.
Detailed outline

11:45am PT  ⬥  2:45pm ET

The Wednesday Dish
Once around the virtual conference
Join Rick and John for lunch on the set.

12:15pm PT  ⬥  3:15pm ET

The Miracle of Pecha Kucha
Embracing two easy rules creates amazing presentations
Twenty slides, 20 seconds each. The Pecha Kucha presentation style entertains, informs, and is the antithesis of Death by PowerPoint.
Detailed outline

1:00pm PT  ⬥  4:00pm ET

Five Minutes or Fewer
Tips to match your attention span
Here is a friendly procession of short tips, pieces of advice, and anecdotes, as told by both conference team members and patrons.
Detailed outline

The Studio

10:00am PT  ⬥  1:00pm ET

More than Just a Cameo
Coolest thing since Morph?
Creating slides for virtual might never be the same once you have discovered Cameo.
Detailed outline

11:00am PT  ⬥  2:00pm ET

Killer Backgrounds
Creating great virtual art starts with the real world
Learn how to make killer custom virtual backgrounds.
Detailed outline

The Lab

10:00am PT  ⬥  1:00pm ET

The ROI of DIY
Getting the best return when creating your own presentations
Get into a deeper relationship with your slides by exploring how to engage with them, and the unstoppable power of setting a system for slide success that you can draw upon at a moment's notice.
Detailed outline

11:00am PT  ⬥  2:00pm ET

My Top Ten
Tips and tricks that every PowerPoint user should know
Here are 10 of Echo's favorite tricks and features.
Detailed outline