GrowthKey for Facilitators: Engaging Participants with Interactive Events | Vancouver, Canada
Oct
11
9:00 AM09:00

GrowthKey for Facilitators: Engaging Participants with Interactive Events | Vancouver, Canada

Explore tested approaches on how to make day-long or multiple-day events (offsites, retreats, workshops) both productive and fun. Focus on how to make events interactive to ensure participants are fully engaged and maintain their cognitive and collaborative energy throughout long group events. 

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Facilitating at the Responsive Conference on Future of Work | Las Vegas, NV
Sep
13
to Sep 14

Facilitating at the Responsive Conference on Future of Work | Las Vegas, NV

I am joining this year’s Responsive Conference as a facilitator of sessions exploring how can rapidly growing companies effectively apply responsive practices throughout their organization. The philosophy behind the conference aligns with my personal beliefs on the importance of adapting and building capabilities for growth amid exponential change.

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Interactive Events to Engage Participants — IFVP 2019 Playshop | New York, NY
Jul
30
to Aug 2

Interactive Events to Engage Participants — IFVP 2019 Playshop | New York, NY

  • Montclair State University, School of Communication and Media (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This will not be a “workshop", but a “playshop”! We will solve serious challenges facilitators face with playful solutions. We will explore tested approaches on how to make day-long or multiple-day events (offsites, retreats, workshops) both productive and fun. Specifically, we will focus on how to make events interactive to ensure participants are fully engaged and maintain their cognitive and collaborative energy throughout long group events. 

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Influencing Others as a Strategic Partner — Facebook Analytics Managers Summit | Fremont, CA
Jul
25
11:00 AM11:00

Influencing Others as a Strategic Partner — Facebook Analytics Managers Summit | Fremont, CA

I am invited as the external speaker at Facebook’s Analytics Managers Summit to share my perspectives on moving from tactical to strategic partnerships when collaborating with others. I will draw on my experience as a strategy consultant building trusted relationships with clients to solve complex problems. And — of course — I’ll make it interactive.

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SxSW Interactive 2019 | Austin, TX
Mar
8
to Mar 14

SxSW Interactive 2019 | Austin, TX

  • austin convention center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Featuring a variety of tracks that allow attendees to explore what’s next in the worlds of film, culture, music, and technology, SXSW proves that the most unexpected discoveries happen when diverse topics and people come together. With one unified conference that spans 25 tracks of programming, SxSW will be offering more opportunities for networking, learning, and discovery than ever before.

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Consultant Playbook: Shrewd Empathy — Bay Area AIN Meeting | San Francisco, CA
Feb
25
6:30 PM18:30

Consultant Playbook: Shrewd Empathy — Bay Area AIN Meeting | San Francisco, CA

I’ll be sharing the highlights from my workshop at the Global AIN Conference in Paris in August with my fellow AIN practitioners in the Bay Area. The session In Paris generated a very lively discussion and participants have shared it at other regional AIN meetings.

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Practicing and Promoting Shrewd Empathy Workshop at AIN World Conference 2018 | Paris, France
Aug
22
to Aug 25

Practicing and Promoting Shrewd Empathy Workshop at AIN World Conference 2018 | Paris, France

Ideas on how to supplement the “soft” topic of empathy (often resisted by business people) with a more “hard-core” topic of “shrewd empathy” (which has many business applications) 
Attendees will be exposed to the concept of “shrewd empathy” with a definition, multiple examples of its application in business, and tips on how to practice and promote to clients, including excerpts from client trainings. 

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Shoutback at AI Pitch | Prague, Czechia
Jun
19
9:30 AM09:30

Shoutback at AI Pitch | Prague, Czechia

Shoutback is a startup leveraging machine learning to develop a novel and superior way do gather, mine, and monetize online readers’ opinion data. I have been helping the founder team develop and communicate its business value proposition. Shoutback has been selected to present its concept at an AI Pitch day in Prague.

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Game Developers Conference 2018 | San Francisco, CA
Mar
19
to Mar 23

Game Developers Conference 2018 | San Francisco, CA

  • Moscone Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Game Developers Conference (GDC) is the world's largest professional game industry event.

GDC brings together 28,000 attendees to exchange ideas and shape the future of the industry with five days of education, inspiration, and networking at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. Attendees include programmers, artists, producers, game designers, audio professionals, business decision-makers and others involved in the development of interactive games and immersive experiences.

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The team kick-off — guest lecture at UNWE | Sofia, Bulgaria
Nov
30
10:30 AM10:30

The team kick-off — guest lecture at UNWE | Sofia, Bulgaria

  • University of National and World Economy (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

I’m speaking to freshmen in the English-language Management Program at UNWE (University of National and World Economy) in Sofia, Bulgaria. I chose the topic of "The team kick-off" - how to get on the same page with your team mates at the onset of a project.  Hopefully, my ideas will serve them well in the years to come

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The Leadership Circle Summit | Park City, Utah
Sep
26
to Sep 29

The Leadership Circle Summit | Park City, Utah

The TLC Summit describes itself as “a conference to elevate the conscious practice of leadership.” It will bring together executive coaches and trainers who are familiar with the Leadership Circle tools. Plus, I am re-certifying for the Leadership Circle — one has to stay sharp;)

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RAADFest Longevity Conference | San Diego, California
Aug
9
to Aug 13

RAADFest Longevity Conference | San Diego, California

  • Town and Country Resort & Convention Center, San Diego, CA, USA (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

I am curious to try out this conferences lured by its promise to learn the latest scientific advancements on the topic of longevity and hear from top scientists, entrepreneurs and thought-leaders addressing every aspect of radical life extension, from nutrition and new gene therapies, to the power of personal intention, the sociology of immortality and advancement in artificial intelligence.

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