Verbal communication is one of the oldest forms of transmitting information. Nothing can quite replace effective in person communication either, and public speaking forms a major part of my job.

The scope of my talks have varied in topics across the sciences, marketing, information management, research, career development and management. I have also served on a number of panels. Below are some (old) videos of events I participated in. Since then I have been an invited lecturer at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, and various conferences including:

I have spoken at various universities and research institutes, including:

  • Stanford University
  • The University of California, San Francisco
  • The University of Toronto
  • New York University
  • DePauw University
  • The Carnegie Institution for Science

Select videos from public speaking engagement:

Electronic Resources and Libraries Conference, 2015

At the Electronic Resources and Libraries conference, in Austin TX, I spoke about the “Changing Library” during a lightning talk session. You can see my full talk in the video below. The video was taken from the audience, so please excuse some of the moving in the beginning.

University of Toronto International Student Career Panel – 2012 and 2013

I have been invited to serve on several career panels at my alma mater, the University of Toronto. It was a pleasure to serve on this International Students Panel in both 2012 and 2013, and a video of part of the event is available here from 2012. More recent events include a 2014 panel at the Department of Immunology Graduate Skills course, and a 2013 panel organized by the career center for students in chemistry.


NeuroDevNet Brain Development Conference 2012

I was invited to give a Trainee Blast Presentation at the Brain Development Conference in Toronto, Canada in September 2012. Here I briefly spoke about my research on zebrafish behavioural tracking and high throughput analysis. A video of the complete event is available here, and my portion starts at 22:48min.

Day 2 – Trainee Blast and CP Session from NeuroDevNet on Vimeo.