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SCILL Public Speaking Crash Course (exclusive for speakers and moderators)

Date & Time


Monday, 21 August

16:00-17:45 GMT-3

Blue Room


Ready to take your professional communication skills to the next level? How can you deliver your presentation at the congress confidently and make it even more impactful? Learn the art of storytelling, harness the power of nonverbal cues, and conquer stage fright. Ready to make a lasting impression and leave your audience wanting more? Unleash the potential of your voice in this tailor made Crush Course made specially for AIJA lawyers.

Join the SCILL Public Speaking Crash Course:

This will be a perfect platform to bring out the inner confidence and people’s attention open to speakers at the AIJA Annual Congress 2023 in Brazil.

AIJA’s SCILL (Skills, Career, Innovation, Leadership & Learning) Commission presents the Public Speaking Crash Course for all speakers, panelists and moderators to help elevate your stage presence, fine tune your presentation and practice your speech for greater impact!

This special and practical Crash Course is uniquely built of 3 parts:

Part #1: Make Public Speaking Amazing! – Tips and tricks for public speaking and to enhance the professional delivery and impact of your presentation.

Part #2:  Rock the Panel – Fundamental elements for being a memorable panelist.

Part #3: Mistakes to Avoid! – selected mistakes you want to avoid as a speaker.

The course will be devoted to your needs as a lawyer both during AIJA congress but also in your daily life. So come with your specific questions, needs, wishes, challenges and let us help you solve them!

This interactive session will be run by Itzik Amiel, attorney-at-law, award winning International speaker, bestselling author and founder & CEO, The SWITCH™


Itzik Amiel

founder & CEO of The SWITCH™, Award-winning International Speaker Bestselling Author | Business Mentor Attorney-at-Law

Itzik Amiel is the global leading authority on business networking, business development, personal branding & client relationship. He is a growth strategy expert and client relationships advisor to many leading law firms and other professional service firms globally. Itzik is a sought-after International professional speaker, trainer, business mentor & Attorney-at-law. He is also the bestselling author of “The Attention Switch” [attentonswitch.com]. The book has been recognized as the leading book and deep-dive instruction manual every professional needs to have to leverage the power of authentic connections and uncover the best building relationships and networking strategies.

Itzik successfully helps professionals (lawyers, accountants), business executives, firms, and associations create and maintain a successful and strategic relationships; build their personal brands boost their authority, and stand out; Switch Relations to Revenue, Referrals, and Results & follow up. Itzik does so by providing international public speaking, training & personal or group mentoring through innovative online and offline programs. Itzik is the founder & CEO of The SWITCH™ and The SWITCH HUB™, the leading online training and community platform for professionals globally.

Itzik has shared the stage with the world’s premier thought leaders including sir Richard Branson, Les Brown, Darren Hardey, Mark Victor Hansen, Steve Wozniak (Apple co-founder); Marianna Williamson, Chris Gardner, Robert Kiyosaki, Nick Vujicic and Tom Hopkins.

Itzik honed his skills during his corporate career at prominent firms such as ABN AMRO Bank, Moore Stephens, international law firms, and leading trust companies.

Itzik holds a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) cum laude and an Advanced Master of Laws (LL.M.) in international taxation. He is the founder and first chair of the Young IFA (International Fiscal Association), Chair of IBA LFMC Business Development & Marketing Subcommittee and senior commissioner of IBA President Commission on the Future of Legal Services and Talent Retention. He is a member of many professional associations, a former board member and an international ambassador of the CRM Association.

Besides, Itzik was a senior advisory board member for Corpdata (USA) and Globals inc. and is currently an advisory board member for selected legal tech companies. Itzik is also on the board of editors of the international tax Magazine, Analitica and in the mentoring committee of ‘Big Consulting magazine.