Speaking Topics

Innovation & Storytelling

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Avatar Secrets: love and life lessons from videogames

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We’re Not Addicted to Technology, We’re Addicted to Each Other

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The Story of Analytics: Finding Truths in Big Data

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Of Course I Googled You: Getting Ahead in the Information Age

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Emotional Intelligence

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Upcoming Talks& Live Events

 

NXNE (June 2016)

More details soon!

 

Love War + Robots: (Wo)man and Machine, in Conversation (June 2016)

Sheffield Doc Fest, Summit, Sheffield, UK

 

The AToMiC Awards 2016 (May 2016)

Co-Host, Playback and Strategy Magazine AToMiC Awards 2016, Toronto, Canada

 

The Selfie Manual: Design Thinking for Media Makers (May 2016)

Industry Day Keynote, TO Webfest, Toronto, Canada 

 

Past Talks: Keynotes, Speaking Engagements and Panels

 

Making Media Matter

Panelist and Moderator, CITE 2016, Toronto, Canada

 

Design for Good

Keynote, Wearhacks 2016, Toronto, Canada

 

The Selfie Manual: Design Thinking for Media Makers

i-docs, Bristol, UK

 

Nothing to Hide, Nothing to Fear?

Oxford Style Debate, GTEC, Ottawa

 

In Conversation with Jane McGonigal

Host & Moderator, Ramsay Talks, Hot Docs, Toronto

 

Story, Possibility, Connections: Engaging in the Digital World

NSB Engage, Toronto Public Library, Toronto

 

New Platforms, New Content, New Strategies

Panel Speaker, FITC, Toronto, Canada

 

The industry we love but leave: How we can foster gender equality in tech

Panel Speaker, Geek Girls, Toronto, Canada

 

Innovation in Storytelling

Featured Speaker, CMPA PrimeTime, Ottawa, Canada

 

Form and Format: The Craft of Interactive Narrative

Speaker, RTA Research Lunch, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada

 

Artscape Salon

Featured Guest, Toronto, May 2014

 

Presentation: Avatar Secrets

Keynote Speaker, TVO Lunch and Learn, Toronto, Canada

 

Gender in Tech, STEM and Starup Culture,

Panel Speaker, What Makes a Man Conference, Toronto, Canada

 

Keynote Presentation: Avatar Secrets

Keynote Speaker, TVO All Staff Meeting, Toronto, Canada

 

Convergent Media Masterclass: Avatar Secrets

Keynote Speaker, WIFT/OMDC, Toronto, Canada

 

Avatar Secrets Sneak Preview

Speaker, TFI Interactive Day, Tribeca Film Festival, New York, USA

 

Avatar Secrets Case Study,

Speaker, i-docs, Bristol, UK

 

Tablet Strategies: New Directions of Interactive Documentary

Panel Speaker, Hot Docs Industry, Toronto, Canada

 

The Future of the Graphic Novel

Panel Speaker, Pages Book Festival, Toronto, Canada

 

Avatar Secrets Preview

Canadian Delegation, Power to the Pixel, London, UK

 

Shifting Perspectives within Experience Designs

Speaker, diy days, Toronto, Canada

 

Avatar Secrets, trailer premiere

Keynote Speaker, Social Media Week, Toronto, Canada

 

Privacy in the Digital Age with Rdigitalife and The Walrus

Panel Speaker, Social Media Week, Toronto, Canada

 

Idea City

Live Webcast, Toronto, Canada

 

Rdigitalife Salon

Speaker, The Academy of the Impossible, Toronto, Canada

 

The Connection Paradox: Creating a Social Blueprint

Speaker, The Academy of the Impossible, Toronto, Canada

 

Funhouse Mirrors: Digital Distortions and the Optimized Self

Speaker, NXNE, Toronto, Canada

 

Life in 2040 and Beyond

Panel Speaker, JFL 42 by Just for Laughs, Toronto, Canada

 

Avatar Secrets to Real Life and Love

SXSW, Austin, TX

 

Avatar Secrets to Real Life and Love

Ignite! Toronto, Canada