For its 2017 annual conference, slated for Boston next February, the American Association for the Advancement of Science has sent panel moderators guidance for moderating scientific sessions at the meeting. The guidance document includes tips from The Eloquent Woman's Guide to Moderating Panels, as well as veteran moderators Guy Kawasaki and Jeremiah Owyang.
The guidance is a one-page guide with tips on:
- the moderator's role,
- managing time,
- encouraging dynamic discussions, and
- managing questions.
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