Selected Presentations (2014-2017)
Keynote. 8th Canadian EdTech Leadership Summit: “Designing Next Gen Schools for Today’s Student” Toronto November 2017.
Invited Plenary Presentation. “From Word to Image to Video – Essentials in Visual Storytelling for Social Media” Public Sector Social Media Conference. Conference Board of Canada. October 2017.
Invited Presentation. “Ubiquitous Learning in an Era of Constant Change: Accelerating Students’ Creative Intelligences and Innovation Mindsets” e-Learning and Innovative Pedagogies Conference. May 2017.
Invited Presentation. “Design Thinking for Educators” McMaster University. May 2017.
Invited Presentations. “Design Thinking: Creating Customer-driven Solutions Through Innovation.” The Office of the Corporate Chief Information Officer, Treasury Board Secretariat. February and March 2017.
Keynote. “Blurring the Lines-Merging the Borders: The Integration of Face-to-Face and Online Learning.” Ontario Council for University Lifelong Learning. Annual General Meeting and Professional Development Retreat. 2016.
Keynote. “Connected Classrooms & Personalized Platforms: Understanding Millennial Students’ Information Technology Needs” ICTAM – Information & Communication Technologies Association of Manitoba. DisruptED Conference. 2016.
Invited Presentation. “Design Thinking for Educators” The University of Western Ontario. Continuing and Distance Education. 2016.
Invited Presentation. “High-Engagement Visual Research Stories, by Design” for NeuroDevNet. Network of Centres of Excellence (NCE) 2016.
Invited Presentation. “Design a Personal Innovation Plan: Focus on Creativity and Collaboration Strategies” for Queen’s University Innovation Connector. 2016
Keynote. “Executing Great Ideas: From Inspiration to Action” The Association of Fundraising Professionals. “Building the Future of Philanthropy: Learning Today to Lead Tomorrow” 2016
Keynote. “Designing Social Strategies to Engage & Inspire” Queen’s University Alumni Volunteer Summit. 2016
Invited Presentation. “Tech-forward Flexible Learning, and Learner-Centred Teaching Online” for Ontario Council for University Lifelong Learning. 2016
Invited Presentation: “Mobile Learning in Higher Ed: Agile Content Strategies to Optimize Student Engagement” for The Canadian Association for Instructional Designers. 2016
Keynote. “A Personal Innovation Plan” for Smith School of Business Innovation Summit. 2015
Keynote. “Connected Learning” Leadership Annual Retreat – Theme: Trends in Teaching with Technology. University of Victoria. 2015
Invited Presentation. “Social media and professional development strategies” for CIHR Canadian Child Health Clinician Scientist Training Program Symposium on “Tech & The Clinician-Scientist: Bridging the Gap between Research, Social Media and Productivity” 2015
Keynote. “Executing Digital Marketing Ideas” for Digital Leap: Inspired thinking for nonprofits in a digital world. Toronto. 2015
Keynote. “Social Proof: Gamifying Recruitment” for Talent Egg Annual Awards. Toronto. 2014
Invited Featured Presentation. “Academic Branding” for Connect 2014 – Canada’s Learning & Technology Conference. Niagara Falls. 2014
Keynote. “Social and Mobile Technology for Next Generation Teaching and Learning” for Social Media: Implications For The University International Conference. York University, Toronto. 2014
Keynote. “Mobile Advertising: What Resonates With Gen Y?” for The Canadian Marketing Association Mobile Day. Toronto. 2014
Keynote “Establishing Thought Leadership Online: Strategies for Senior Executives and Entrepreneurs.” for NavigaIT: Women in IT Annual Event. Information and Communication Technologies Association of Manitoba. Winnipeg. 2014
Keynote: “Your Digital Impact: Online Professional Branding Tools & Strategies for Academics. “for EdMedia World Conference on Educational Media and Technology. Victoria. 2014
Invited presentation. “Social Media and Financial Services: Engaging New Demographics” Empire Life/Monieson Centre. Smith School of Business. 2014
Selected Presentations (2011-13)
Invited Speaker. “Establishing Thought Leadership Online: Strategies for Senior Executives and Entrepreneurs.” NavigaIT: Women in IT Annual Event. Information and Communication Technologies Association of Manitoba. Winnipeg. 2013
“Check-ins Beyond Foursquare: Tracking Geosocial Trends in Niche Data Publics.” Compromised Data Research Symposium, Ryerson University. 2013.
2013″Maps, News and Weather: Everyday Geomobile Media Use and the Changing Perceptions of Location Based Services.” Social Informatics Research Symposium, Montreal. 2013.
Keynote. “HR 2.0: Social and Mobile Connectivity @ Work,” The Toronto Star Human Resources Professional Development Day. 2012.
Invited Speaker. “Teaching with Mobile and Social Media.” Annual Educational Technology Conference. MaDLAT. St. Boniface University, Winnipeg. 2012.
Invited Speaker. “Marketing to Gen Y.” Young Influencers Conference. Rogers Media & Marketing Magazine. 2012.
Keynote. “Engaging Students With New Media.” The Provincial Educational Technology Committee’s Advancing Learning Conference, Seneca College. 2012
Invited Speaker. “Social Media Strategy and Financial Services.” Life Insurance and Marketing Research Association (LIMRA) Annual International Conference. NYC. 2011.
Invited Speaker. “Turning Information into Action: The Interface between Social Media and Health Research Advocacy.” Research Canada Annual General Meeting. 2011
Invited Speaker. “Online Strategy and Young Consumers.” Corporate State Canada. Women’s CEO and Senior Management Summit. 2011.
Invited Speaker. “Shaping Regulatory Approaches for the Future.” The Canadian-Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Forum. 2011. Ottawa.
Invited Presentation. “Using Social Media at Canadian Universities.” Presentation at the Winds of Innovation: Canadian Association of University Business Officers Annual Conference. University of Calgary. 2011
Invited Presentation. “Implications and Future Directions of Social Media for Higher Education.” Worldviews: Media Coverage of Higher Education in the 21st Century Conference. University of Toronto. 2011.