When meeting people for the first time no matter whether it is impromptu , spur of the moment, meetings, reunions, etc. you are always faced with having to talk to other people about yourself and themselves, and this is described as “small talking”. To “Break the Ice” skilled speakers use the art of small talk to fill those awkward spaces of silence in these situations.
The series on the Art of Small Talking is by Debra Fine and is called “Fine Art of Talking”
The Art of Small Talk (Audio Link)