8 Tips for Moderating a Stellar Panel Discussion

Panel discussions are a common tool for sharing multiple perspectives on the same topic. Often the highlight on conference agendas, this format allows interaction and collaboration that often aren’t seen in one-speaker situations.

And, if you’re the lucky one chosen to moderate a panel, there are specific actions you can take to ensure a successful (and fun) interaction. Think about preparing to moderate a panel like you prepare for a presentation – the same tools apply – practice, knowing your audience, etc.

Here are eight tools to build your confidence in moderating a panel.

This article is 100% written by a human named Karen Hough. She is the Founder & CEO of ImprovEdge, in the top 4% of women-owned businesses in the US, a 3-time Amazon bestselling author, Yale grad, wife and mom of three.