POWER Talks


The Basics

  • POWER = People Orating Wisdom, Experience, and Research
  • 10 minutes of content
  • Similar to TED Talks, POWER Talks are about ideas worth sharing.
    • Our POWER Talks should shift what people are thinking, feeling, and doing.
  • We each have a story to tell, it is about connecting our story back to the summit and the participants.
    • What's the take-away? The big "Ah-Ha" part you want participants to leave with?
  • Should be delivered in a clear, conversational tone - it's about having a conversation
  • PowerPoint slides will be no longer than 4 slides.
    • Set-up your slide format to math that of the summit. Under "Design" tab, select "Slide Size" and select "Widescreen 16:9." This will ensure an easy transition and eliminate formatting issues.
    • All slides will be saved on a flash drive and given to one of our team members during registration on Wednesday, June 20th. 
    • Not filled with content; pictures and keywords/quotes should help tell the stories. Below is an example of what those slides could look and feel like. 

Slide Examples


The Exhibit Hall

 The Des Moines Exhibit Hall allows for a grand delivery of content. Where the Marriott logos are shown here, is where the content will be displayed. 

The Des Moines Exhibit Hall allows for a grand delivery of content. Where the Marriott logos are shown here, is where the content will be displayed. 


Example POWER Talks