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August Education Series

Get the competitive edge: Learn how to speak without using clumsy conversation fillers

August 28, 2014
11:30am to 1:00pm
University of Denver | Map

Improve your conversational skills and learn how to become a more effective speaker by removing conversation fillers and by articulating ideas more clearly. Find out how being part of a Toastmasters club can help you with your public speaking.


  • Conversation fillers (e.g. uh, um, like, you know) – how to reduce or eliminate them from your speaking
  • Articulate ideas in a clear and effective manner
  • Prepared speeches
  • Impromptu speaking situations
  • Toastmasters as a resource
  • Have attendees volunteer to answer an impromptu question posed by me or my Toastmaster colleague Ivy

Lead Presenter: Joyce Feustel

Assistant Presenter: Ivy Biswas

About Joyce Feustel

A member of Toastmasters International since 1997, Joyce is an accomplished speaker and dynamic leader. She has given presentations on public speaking to business and community groups and mentors individuals who are members of the Toastmasters clubs to which she belongs. Formerly a sales professional, Joyce is the founder of Boomers’ Social Media Tutor. Through her company she provides tutoring and training to help people become more effective in their use of social media.


University of Denver
University Hall Room 306 | DU Map


11:30am-Noon: Registration, networking and lunch
Noon-12:45pm: Presentation
12:45pm-1:00pm: Q&A, networking

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