Past Speaking Appearances

2016

  • Regional Municipality of York: Emergency Services Day, Online Crisis presentation and real-time exercise (November 18)
  • OCAD University: One-dayOne-day crisis training workshop (September 23)
  • Goodwill Industries International conference: Crisis preparedness workshop and mobile trends presentation ( August 7/8)
  • Social Media Week Toronto: Trends and Strategies – Dispatches from the Digital Frontline (June 8)
  • Regional Municipality of York: One-day crisis training workshop (May 13)
  • Seneca School of Media: Beyond Google Maps – Navigating the Marketing and PR Road Ahead (May 6)
  • South by Southwest Interactive Festival: ‘Stay True to Your Craft and Online Brand’, panelist (March 13)
  • Rotman Commerce Women in Business Leadership Forum: panelist (February 27)
  • Dallas PRSA Half-day Social Media Boot Camp: One-Day Social and Digital Media Workshop leader (February 5)
  • Public Relations Consultants Group Conference: ‘Beyond Google Maps – Navigating the PR and Marketing Road Ahead’, morning keynote¬†(February 4)

2015

  • Region of York: Half-day Social Media Training Workshop (December 7)
  • Dallas PRSA Communications Summit: ‘Beyond Google Maps: Strategies to Navigate the PR Road Ahead’, featured speaker (October 23)
  • North Carolina PRSA PR and Marketing Seminar:¬†‘Beyond Google Maps: Strategies to Navigate the PR Road Ahead’, featured speaker (October 22)
  • CPRS Toronto: ‘Paid Media in Public Relations, Part 2’, panel moderator (September 10)
  • South by Southwest V2V Festival: ‘The Best City in the World’, panelist (July 22) and mentor
  • Red Cross Training Conference: ‘Social Media Barometer’, presenter (May 7)
  • PRSA Counselors Academy conference: ‘Trends, Tech and Training: What Agency Leaders Need to Know to Stay Ahead’, presenter (May 4)
  • J&J DigiAcademy – ‘Flying by the Seat of Your Strategy’, presenter (April 29)
  • CPRS Toronto: ‘Paid Media in Public Relations, panel moderator (April 21)
  • Amped conference: ‘Let’s Talk $ and Sense: Influencer Compensation and ROI’, presenter (March 4)
  • PodCamp Toronto: ‘digitaledu Campfire Conversation’, moderator (February 2

2014

  • Centennial College PR Talk Is Cheap conference: keynote panel moderator (November 25)
  • CNW The New PR mini-conference: ‘Social Media Barometer’, featured speaker (November 19)
  • meshmarketing:¬†moderator/interviewer (November 6)
  • South by Southwest V2V Festival: ‘Supercharged Storytelling for Startups’, workshop leader (July 14)
  • IABC World Conference: ‘Social Media Barometer’, featured speaker (June 9)
  • mesh conference, panel moderator (May 27/28)
  • Variety Children’s Charity: ‘How to Take a Strategic Approach to Social Media’, featured speaker (April 8)
  • Seneca College Corporate Communications Program: ‘Social Media Barometer’, featured speaker (April 8)
  • Humber School of Comedy: Interactive Q&A on social media (March 17)
  • South by Southwest Interactive Festival: advisory board and mentor (March 9)
  • PodCamp Toronto: ‘Social Media Goes to University, Take 2’, panel moderator (February 22)
  • Scotiabank Lunch ‘n Learn: ‘Strategic Approach to Social Media’, featured speaker (February 20)
  • Government of Canada CCO Learning Day: ‘Social Media Barometer’, featured speaker (January 22)

2013

  • Canadian Diabetes Association: ‘Social Media Barometer – Focus on Advocacy’ (November 24)
  • Humber Launch: ‘Top Social Media Trends for 2014’, panelist (November 19)
  • Blissdom Canada: ‘Top Business Flubs and Fab’, panel moderator (October 4)
  • Extreme Startups: ‘Supercharged Storytelling for Startups’, presenter/mentor (September 13/27)
  • Social Media Week TO: ‘Social Media Barometer’, keynote (September 25)
  • Social Media Week TO: ‘Social Media Goes To University’, panel moderator (September 25)
  • South by Southwest V2V 2013: Mentor (August 13)
  • Canadian Public Relations Society National Conference 2013: ‘Social Media Barometer’, presenter (June 11)
  • PRSA Counselors Academy Conference 2013: ‘We’re all in Showbiz’, presenter (June 10)
  • Social Capital Conference: ‘Social Media Goes To College’, panel moderator (June 1)
  • PRSA Western Division Conference 2013: ‘Social Media Barometer’, speaker (April)
  • University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies PR Program: guest lecture on social media (March 12)
  • PodCamp Toronto: Social Media Goes to College, panelist (February 23)
  • OCAD University: ‘Building Your Personal Brand’, guest lecture (January 25)

2012

  • NCPRSA PR & Marketing Seminar: Social Media Barometer’, speaker (November 15)
  • PRSA International Conference 2012: ‘Social Media Barometer’, presenter (October 14)
  • Social Media Breakfast Waterloo Region: ‘Social Media Barometer’, featured speaker (September 20)
  • Social Capital Conference: ‘Social Media Barometer’, opening keynote (July 21)
  • IABC Golden Horseshoe Mix and Mingle, guest speaker (April 5)
  • University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies PR Program: guest lecture on social media (March 28)
  • OCAD University: ‘Building Your Personal Brand’, guest lecture (March 1)
  • Durham College PR Program: Social media measurement panelist (February 28)
  • PodCamp Toronto: ‘Social Media Barometer’, presenter (February 25)
  • Social Media Week Toronto: Social Media Ref presented by Cision, panelist (February 16)
  • Social Media Week Toronto: Business Wire panel, moderator (February 14)