September and October were a whirlwind of speaking engagements. I enjoyed them all tremendously, but I’m glad those two months are behind me. I recently received my scores for some of my speaking engagements.
For the International Association of Business Communicators’ Communicating Social Responsibility Conference conference my session received an average rating of 4.5 out of 5. The rating for the overall conference was 4.2 so I’m pleased to have surpassed the average. It was a great conference, and nice to speak to a group of people focusing on CSR in their business.
Net.Finance East took place this past October in New York. It was a great conference, full of great presentations and great participants asking insightful questions. At this conference my average rating on a scale of 1-5 was 4.76 for content and 4.81 for presentation. Those may be my highest marks ever (including high school).
It’s extremely rewarding to be able to speak at these conferences, share my knowledge, learn a whole lot from the other presenters and attendees and get to bring that knowledge back to Vancity. To be this well received is truly icing on the cake.
2009 will have a lot less speaking engagements for me. Time to focus on my real work at Vancity. I love my job and want to spend more time doing that and not travelling around. I’ll be at a few, including The Finance 2.0 Summit taking place in New York January 26-27, 2009 and I’ll be back for another run at the main Net.Finance West taking place April 20-23, 2009 in Las Vegas.
See you there.