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Storytelling for engineers

Event organised by ICE

13 December 2023
07:30 - 09:00 GMT
Shire Hall
High West Street
Dorchester, DT1 1UY
United Kingdom

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This event explores the importance of storytelling for civil engineers, giving an understanding of the power stories have in influencing, inspiring and moving people to action.

The lecture session will explore both the science and the art of storytelling. It covers when stories are appropriate, the types of stories that are most useful for high impact communication and how to develop storytelling capability through understanding and the application of tools and techniques.

Expect this event to be informative, fun, highly engaging and interactive.

Tea, coffee and a breakfast bap will be served. Please join the ICE Dorchester City Club for their final event of the year!



Doors open

07:45 - 08:30


08:30 - 09:00



Doors close


Dan Holt

Dan Holt

facilitator, coach, storyteller

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Dan Holt

Dan is a vastly experienced and highly skilled professional specialising in leadership development, team effectiveness and customer experience. He is passionate about creativity in business, human connection and powerful communication. You might find Dan engaging audiences at conferences, inspiring executives, empowering leaders and motivating workforces.

As a storytelling expert and executive coach, Dan creates exciting, cutting-edge programmes that engage, inform, and support individuals and teams to connect, communicate and flourish in today's complex business environments. Dan is also a classically trained actor and graduate of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, which is consistently ranked in the top ten performing arts conservatoires in the world.

Dan works with executives and leaders at Unilever, Louis Vuitton, Airbus, Rolls Royce, Jaguar Landrover, EDF, Levis, Mars, Skanska, Arqiva, Virgin Media, MET Police, ACPOTAM, Mercedes-Benz, PWC and Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Alongside his BA Hons in Acting, Dan is a certified TetraMap trainer and a business and personal coach ICF ATCP. His style is open, empathetic, friendly, robust, challenging, caring and enthusiastic.

He lives in Dorchester, works internationally and is a dedicated husband, and doting father of two boys and a scruffy mutt.

For more information please contact:

Yasemin Gurbuz