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The Art of Networking for Science Professionals


for Members

The Art of Networking for Science Professionals

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

The New York Academy of Sciences

Presented By

Presented by the Science Alliance


In both academia and industry a large part of professional success depends on the important ability to build and maintain your professional network. In this interactive seminar you will learn and practice skills to comfortably and authentically approach people. You will learn strategies to strengthen connections and position you as a giver rather than as a taker. Finally, we’ll review online tools to manage your contacts as well as strategies for managing follow-up.

In-room participants will participate in group practice activities with Lisa B. Marshall, while on-line attendees will participate in online practice activities with Marc A Wolfe. This program will be preceeded by a 30 minute networking reception and followed by a 30 minute networking reception.


Lisa B. Marshall

Communication specialist, Lisa B. Marshall helps organizations to improve productivity through more effective, engaging, and compelling communication.  Host and creator of “The Public Speaker” this fun, friendly, and practical Internet radio show (podcast) reaches a worldwide audience with over 200,000 downloads each month. Lisa has been interviewed by USA Today, Ragan Communications Group, The Scientist, Prevention Magazine and others.

She is the author of an audiobook, The Public Speaker’s Guide to Ace Your Interview [Macmillan] and a multimedia product and Expert Presenter, a six-week intensive online public speaking eCourse for science professionals. She is a regular contributor to inChemistry a magazine of the American Chemical Society.

She holds a masters degree in interpersonal, organizational and inter-cultural communication. Lisa has background and experience in technology and adult education and has been delivering communication programs for over a dozen years. Lisa is passionate about communication and she believes these skills are critical to personal, professional, and organizational success.

Marc A Wolfe

“Actionpreneur” Marc A. Wolfe helps organizations and individuals move forward. He is a tenacious thought-provoker who understands people, business, and technology. He guides you through a systematic process that provides clarity and direction.  Marc consistently helps organizations and individuals set goals and develop realistic actionable next steps moving them to higher levels of success. He helps you define your baseline and not go below it.

Marc helps you bring to the surface and articulate what you already know and helps you to create your action steps. He helps organizations and individuals understand how communication impacts their targets and productivity. He challenges you to think about why you think the way you think and why you do what you do. His system identifies connections and disconnections. Using his blog as well as interactive video chats, he keeps an ongoing connection with his clients.

Marc has been interviewed by and CMP Media and has articles that have appeared in The Performance Magazine. Marc has delivered technical and educational presentations at Fortune 1000 companies as well as small businesses. He has several years of experience in adult education. Marc has a BS in Marketing from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

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