How a Moderator Facilitates a Lively and Informative Panel Discussion

By Denise Restauri, Founder & CEO,  GirlQuake

The day has arrived for the panel discussion you’re moderating.

Denise Restauri is a panel discussion moderator

Denise Restauri

Last week, I described how the moderator and panelists do their advance preparation. In this post, I’ll discuss how to moderate a panel discussion that will have the audience on the edge of their seats.

Before Going On Stage

Before going on stage, the moderator should arrange for all panelists to meet each other, and for the moderator to meet with all panelists for last-minute updates or instructions and to comfort panelists who exhibit any anxiety. …Read more…