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Cavett Institute

July 7, 2017 | 8:00am-5:00pm

Separate registration required to attend: $125 for Academy members; $225 for non-Academy members; pricing increases on May 9.

Lead the Way: The World Needs Your INFLUENCE Now!

The Cavett Institute is an intensive one-day learning seminar focused on helping aspiring speakers ramp up their business. This top-rated event is centered around NSA’s four competencies: Expertise, Eloquence, Enterprise and Ethics. Whether you’re just starting out or have been a professional speaker for a few years, you’ll have new tools for mastering your brilliance, sharing that brilliance in front of an audience, getting paid for your brilliance and shining that brilliance with integrity.


Friday, July 7
7:30am-8:00am Continental Breakfast 
8:00am-8:30am Welcome 
8:30am-9:15am Expertise: Transition to Speaker with Lois Creamer
9:15am-9:30am Break / My Cavett Memory
9:30am-10:45am Eloquence: Passion for the Platform with Gary Rifkin, CSP
10:45am-11:00am Break / My Cavett Memory
11:00am-11:30am Ethics with Gary Rifkin, CSP
11:30am-11:45am Where Are You so Far? with Gary Rifkin, CSP, and Chris Clarke-Epstein, CSP, CPAE
11:45am-12:43pm Lunch / My Cavett Memory
12:45pm-1:30pm If I Knew Then What I Know Now
Moderator: Kate Delaney; Panelists: Mike Domitrz, CSP, Pilar Ortiz, Ruby Newell-Legner, CSP
1:30pm-1:45pm Break / My Cavett Memory
1:45pm-3:00pm Enterprise: Writing that Makes Money with Chris Clarke-Epstein, CSP
3:00pm-3:15pm Break / My Cavett Memory
3:15pm-4:00pm How did You do it All? Putting it All Together at Any Point in Your Speaking Journey with Eliz Greene
4:00pm-4:30pm Action Planning with Karen Cortell Reisman, MS / My Cavett Memory
4:30pm-4:55pm Closing Session with Lenora Billings-Harris, CSP
4:55pm-5:00pm Closing Remarks
*Schedule is subject to change