Talks

Game Jam: Using Games to Explore Advocacy and Engagement” for Canadian Association of Science Centres, 14th Annual Conference, Vancouver, May 7, 2016

Panel: Designing for DIY” for Transitions: Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario, Toronto, March 24, 2016

Compass For Success Working Group Roundtable, Feb 18, 2016

“From Idea to Market” for Les Tablettistes, Toronto, Feb 17, 2016

Science Coordinators and Consultants of Ontario, Annual Meeting, Nov 11, 2015

6th Annual Canadian Edtech Leadership Summit, Mindshare Learning, Oct 27, 2015

“No More Vanity Metrics: Granular Assessment Within STEM Games” for STEMfest, Saskatoon, Sept 29, 2015

“Telling Stories Through Online Games” for Hawaiian Science Teachers Association, Honolulu, Sept 12, 2015

How to Prove Your Edtech Product Works” for Impact 8: Work & Learning, Centre for Impact Investing, MaRS, Toronto, April 24, 2015

“Changing the Education System in Ontario”, Systems Thinking Ontario, OCADU, Toronto, ON, April 15, 2015

“Inquiry-based Learning and the Lean Startup Model” at Institute for Scientist and Engineer Educations Professional Development Program, University of Toronto Faculty of Astronomy & Astrophysics, Toronto, ON, April 15, 2015

Possible Canadas: Education” at RECODE Summit, McConnell Foundation, Toronto, ON, Jan 19, 2015

Judge, Innovation Incubator, SIIA EdTech Industry Summit, New York City, Dec 9, 2014

Badges for Learning: Creating Your Own Path” Panel discussion, MaRS Best Practices, Toronto, ON, Oct 10, 2014

“The MaRS Model for Change in EDU”, Google Apps for Education Summit, Toronto, ON, May 28, 2014

“Can-Am Partnerships in Education Technology”, Panel Discussion at CONNECT 2014, Niagara Falls, ON, May 9, 2014

State of the Nation: Education Innovation in Canada,” ORION Think Conference, Toronto, ON, April 15, 2014

The Agenda Meetup with Steve Paikin, TVO, MaRS, Toronto, ON, April 3, 2014

EdTech Canada SXSWedu After-Party, SXSWedu, Austin, TX, March 5, 2014

Innovation Bootcamp for Educators, SXSWedu, Austin, TX, March 3, 2014

Judge, Innovation Incubator, SIIA EdTech Industry Summit, New York City, Dec 11, 2013

“Nature or nurture: Can you teach entrepreneurship?”, Higher Ed: Beyond the Buzzwords”, HEQCO, Toronto, ON, Nov 7, 2013

“Value Proposition” at Entrepreneurship 101, MaRSDD, Toronto, ON, Oct 30, 2013

“Learn With Your Hands – EdTechTO/Hive Toronto Meetup” at Mozilla, Toronto, ON, July 22, 2013

“Crowd sourcing: Innovations bred by austerity” at Worldviews Conference on Media and Higher Education, Toronto, ON, June 20, 2013

“Who are the MOOC users? Insights from media and higher education” at Worldviews Conference on Media and Higher Education, Toronto, ON, June 21, 2013

“State of EdTech start-ups in Canada” at CONNECT2013: Canada’s Learning and Technology Conference, Niagara Falls ON, May 7, 2013

“Identifying Albertan and Canadian edtech innovators” at EdInnovation, Calgary, AB, May 2, 2013

“Future Leaders” at The British Council Roundtable Discussion on Higher Education’s Role in Entrepreneurship and Employability, Toronto, ON, March 25, 2013

“The Double Bottom Line for Education Entrepreneurs” at SXSWEdu, Austin TX, March 5, 2013

Conference Chair at Educational Strategies for K-12 Schools, Colleges and Universities, Toronto, ON, Feb 26-27, 2013

“How do Education Entrepreneurs Measure Their Impact on Student Learning?” Ontario Education Research Symposium, Toronto, ON, Feb 14, 2013

Tea Talk at I.c.stars, Chicago, IL, Feb 4, 2013

“Becoming an Education Entrepreneur” at Kellogg School of Management (http://www.kellogg.northwestern.edu ), Chicago, IL, Feb 5, 2013

“Lean Workshop: Venture in an Hour” at Lean Startup Conference, Toronto, ON, Dec 3, 2012

“Grassroots Opportunities” at Mobilize Desire2Learn Symposium, Kitchener, ON, Nov 27, 2012

“Online, Open, Creative Communities: ArtsSmarts Open” at Cultivating Creative Communities:  Arts, Education and Spaces for Successful 21st Century Learning, Calgary, AB, Nov 15, 2012

“Entrepreneur’s Toolkit: Business Model Generation for K-12 Business Teachers” at OBEA Conference, Kitchener, ON, Nov 3, 2012

“Designing a Value Proposition” at Entrepreneurship 101, Toronto, ON, Oct 31, 2012

“EduConnect #ECTO” at XConnect (Third Ocean), Toronto, ON, May 30, 2012

Liberal Party of Canada, Annual General Meeting, Ottawa, ON, Sept 29, 2012

Conference Chair at Art, Science and the Brain: New Methods of Learning for the 21st Century, Toronto, ON, Oct 31-Nov 2, 2011

Event Chair at MaRS Education Cluster Venture Pitch Day, Toronto, ON, Nov 3, 2011

“How do researchers adapt to the media” at WorldViews Conference on Media and Higher Education, Toronto, ON, Jun 17, 2011

“Changing the Education System in Ontario” at GovCamp, Toronto ON, June 8, 2011