Talks

Speeches, presentations, workshops and appearances

“Trending apps to watch for on kids’ devices this summer”
WZZM-13/ABC
Grand Rapids, Michigan (June 12, 2018)
https://www.wzzm13.com/article/tech/trending-apps-to-watch-for-on-kids-devices-this-summer/69-563842088

“10 Years From Now: The Future of Social Media and Interactive Tech” (Panel Moderator)
2017 YouToo Social Media Conference
Presented by Kent State University

Kent, Ohio (April 21, 2017)
http://www.youtoosm.com/

“PR for a Better World: Corporate Responsibility” (Panel Moderator)
“PR for the Future: Retaining Talent in the Midwest” (Panel Moderator)

Generation Grand: Experience PR in GR
Hosted by Grand Valley State University

Grand Rapids, Michigan (April 8, 2017)
http://www.gvprssa.com/generationgrand.html

“Introduction to Google Analytics” (Presenter)
Hosted by GVSU Ad Club
Grand Rapids, Michigan (October 18, 2016)
https://grandvalleyadclub.wordpress.com/2016/10/18/google-analytics-inside-and-out/

“Making Digital Waves” (Presenter)
IABC Lynchburg Professional Development Series
Hosted by AREVA

Lynchburg, Virginia (March 31, 2016)
http://lynchburg.iabc.com/2016/03/17/professional-development-making-digital-waves/

“Healthcare Influencers” (Panel Moderator)
2015 YouToo Social Media Conference
Presented by Kent State University

Kent, Ohio (April 10, 2015)
http://www.youtoosm.com/

“Wave Energy Prize – Digital Strategy” (Presenter)
Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock
Bethesda, Maryland (October 24, 2014)

“Travel and Tourism Social Media Best Practices” (Presenter)
2015 GVSU Hospitality & Tourism State Conference
Presented by Grand Valley State University

Grand Rapids, Michigan (April 3, 2015)
http://gvsu.edu/htm

“Social Mavericks: The Tradecraft of Community Influencers” (Panel Moderator)
2014 YouToo Social Media Conference
Presented by Kent State University

Kent, Ohio (April 11, 2014)
http://www.youtoosm.com/

“How Social Media Changed Web Design” (Presenter)
2013 Digital Rendezvous Detroit
Hosted by Vitamin T/Aquent
Royal Oak, Michigan (January 22, 2013)
http://bit.ly/digrendet
http://goo.gl/0XvvO

“Developing the Corporate Story” (Presenter)
Hosted by the Southeastern Michigan Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication
Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, Michigan (April 2, 2012)
http://www.stc-sm.org/Programs/2012/Program-2012apr2.htm

“Shades of Gray: Social Media and Ethics Workshop” (Panelist)
Hosted by the Detroit Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America University of Michigan-Dearborn, Dearborn, Michigan (September 28, 2012)
http://www.prsadetroit.org/event/shades-of-gray-social-media-and-ethics-workshop/

“Responsive Web Design: Big Ideas for Small Screens” (Presenter)
Hosted by Refresh Detroit
Detroit, Michigan (October 17, 2012)
http://www.meetup.com/refreshdetroit/events/78025482/

“DARPA FANG Challenge – Digital Strategy” (Presenter)
Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California (July 10, 2012)

“Corporate Responsibility in Social Media” (Presenter)
2012 AIAG Corporate Responsibility Summit
Hosted by the Automobile Industry Action Group

Michigan State University Management Education Center, Troy, Michigan (March 7, 2012)
http://bit.ly/aiagcrsummit-socialmedia

“Social Media Workflow” (Presenter)
Hosted by the Grand Rapids Community Foundation
Grand Rapids, Michigan (March 31, 2011)
http://grsml.wordpress.com/2011/03/28/grsm-march-31st-social-media-workflow/

“Taking Your Social Media Strategy Global” (Presenter)
2010 DSA Be Connected Conference
Hosted by the Direct Selling Association

Las Vegas, Nevada (December 7, 2010)
http://www.dsa.org/forms/meeting/Microsite/2010connected,1

“Leveraging Social Media and the Web to Grow International Sales” (Panelist)
2010 World Trade Week – West Michigan
Hosted by Grand Valley State University

Grand Rapids, Michigan (May 3, 2010)
http://www.gvsu.edu/wtw/savethedatedetails-26.htm

“Global Social Media Strategy” (Presenter)
2010 Social Media Day – Grand Rapids
Hosted by the Mashable Grand Rapids Meetup

Grand Rapids, Michigan (June 30, 2010)

“Cosmic Conversations” (Presenter)
Hosted by InterCom Kalamazoo
Kalamazoo, Michigan (March 12, 2010)

“Social Media” (Panel Moderator)
2008 Global Public Relations Conference
Hosted by Amway Corporation

Prague, Czech Republic (March 31, 2008)

“Plenary Session” (Presenter)
“7 Habits of SEO-Centric Web Design” (Presenter)
2008 YouToo Social Media Conference
Hosted by Kent State University
Kent, Ohio (March 7, 2008)