The Cross-Cultural Communications and Presentation Workshop is organised for Emerging Space Leader grant recipients and Next Generation Plenary speakers to provide them with the opportunity to improve their oral skills for their presentations and to sensitize them to the issues of speaking at large multi-cultural events.
The animators of the Cross-Cultural Communications and Presentation workshop are:
Scott Madry is a research associate professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a member of the faculty of the International Space University in Strasbourg, France. He has been doing international teaching and research for some 30 years and is interested in effective international communications and presentation skills.
Carol Carnett is an attorney and a teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages. She is Director of English Programs for the International Space University Summer Space Studies Program and Southern Hemisphere Space Studies Program, where she teaches English language skills, including writing and presentation workshops focused on effective English communication in international meetings and conferences.