On Feb 5, 2013, at 9:42 AM, Wilhelmina Randtke wrote:

> If your university or any local professional groups have brown bag lunches
> with presentations, or anything informal and about the same amount of time
> as the conference presentation, then you can ask the group if you can do a
> dry run there.

And if you want to get critiques on the manner of presentation, rather
than the content, you might consider checking to see if there's a
Toastmasters group in your area:

(there are some dues associated with the club, though ... but for those
with a fear of public speaking, they can help you through it)