I would be honoured to speak at your conference or event. You are welcome to review my past speaking engagements to get a sense of the notions and ideas I normally address:
(2015)Pedagogies of place / geographies of experience. A paper accepted for presentation at Centre for Scholastic Inquiry International Research Conference: Charleston, SC. October 28-30.
(2015) Place-based pedagogy: the potential of “the local” to mitigate hegemony. A presentation at Emergent Learning Conference: Halifax, NS. October 23.
(2015) Reclaiming voice and education: Reflexive narrative approaches to[re]engagement of adult learners. Multidisciplinary Academic Conference on Education, Teaching, and E-Learning: Prague: Czech Republic. August 7-8.
(2014) [Re-]introducing humanness into teaching and learning. A presentation at Emergent Learning Conference: Halifax, NS. April 24-25.
(2013) [Re]considering the workplace: Teaching and learning for critical consciousness. A paper presented at International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry: Urbana-Champaign, IL: May 15-18.
(2013) Critical Conversations. A presentation at Emergent Learning Conference: Halifax, NS. April 16-17.
(2012). Critically Conscious Leadership and Community Partnership. Keynote address to Prince Edward Island Junior Achievement and Chamber of Commerce Annual Fundraiser: Summerside, PE.
(2012) Embody [In Body] and Enact [In Act]. A presentation to the Faculty of Education Graduate Studies, University of Prince Edward Island: Charlottetown, PE. January 17.
(2011) Of books, barns, and boardrooms. Plenary address at International Critical Pedagogy Congress: Korinthos, Greece. October 17-21.
(2011) Strategies for success: Building Capacity for PLAR. A paper presented at the Canadian Association for Prior Learning Assessment: Toronto, ON. November 13-15.
(2010) Learning/leading praxis through counter-narratives. Plenary address at the International Critical Pedagogy Congress: Granada, Spain. November 10-14.
(2010) Transdisciplinary Praxis. A paper presented to Society for Research in Higher Education International Conference; Wales.
(2010) Making it count: Grounding our learning. Keynote address to the School of Business Fall Kick-off Reception: University of Prince Edward Island: Charlottetown, PE. September 22.
(2010). The horse whisperer in the boardroom. A paper presented to Advances in Business-Related Scientific Research Conference; Italy.
(2009) (with B. Barrell). Leveraging technology across disciplines. A paper presented at the National Provoking Curriculum Conference, University of Ottawa: Ottawa, ON. May 21-22.
(2009) Narrative as methodology. Plenary address at the International Critical Pedagogy Congress: Baeza, Spain. September 16-20.
(2009). ROI on Learning: Getting to the essentials. Keynote address at Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters National Conference; Toronto.
(2008) Of mockingbirds and butterflies. Plenary address at the International Education on Social Research Conference, University of Edinburgh: Edinburgh, Scotland. June 12-13.
(2008) Of Mockingbirds and butterflies: A narrative inquiry with adult learners in a Cavendish Farms classroom. A presentation to the Faculty of Education Graduate Studies, Memorial University of Newfoundland: St. John’s, NL. January 24.
(2008). Creating healthy and respectful workplaces: Action curriculum. Keynote address at Annual PEI Association of Sector Council Forum; PE, Canada.
(2008). Critical narrative examination of reengagement through innovative curricula. A paper presented to WALTIC; Stockholm, Sweden.
(2007) Establishing the culture for workplace education & employee engagement. A plenary address at National Eastern Excellence and Innovation Conference, Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters: Toronto, ON. September 10.
(2007) Fostering cultures of workplace learning. Plenary address at Work and Learning Knowledge Centre; Ottawa.
(2006) Workplace learning: Securing the buy-in of stakeholders and measuring ROI. A paper presented to Conference Board of Canada International Conference for Workplace Literacy and Education: Toronto, ON.
(2005) The Role of Narrative Study Groups in Graduate School. A Roundtable Discussion at the International Educational Research Conference, American Educational Research Association Conference: Montreal, QC. April 11-15.
(2005) The engagement factor. A paper presented at Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE): Charlottetown, PE. June 8-11.
(2005) Narrative inquiry and autoethnographic research. A paper presented at the UPEI Research Forum: Charlottetown, PE. November 25-27.