Abstract: In this hands-on tutorial, Michele Lanza, a Professor of Software Engineering at the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) in Lugano, Switzerland and a frequent invited speaker, will explore numerous best practices in preparing and delivering presentations. Themes covered include: How to structure your presentation. Effective design of presentation material. How to engage your audience. Body language. The importance of rehearsals. Participants might be invited to prepare short research presentations to be studied and critiqued during the tutorial.