Conferences

June 2020:  Future of Education session, in support of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) Future of Education initiative.

November 2019: European Distance Learning Week Conference, Presenter on international university partnerships

October 2019: United States Distance Learning Association National Retreat, Alexandra, VA. The opening keynote on the values and mission of the USDLA

June 2019: American Association of University Administrators Leadership Seminar, Detroit, MI. Keynote speaker on “What Keeps University Administrators Awake at Night.” 

May 2019: United States Distance Learning Association National Meeting, Nashville, TN. Presenter on international university partnerships

Dec 2018:  DILET 2018, Ankara Turkey moderator on US distance education practices

Nov 2018: Corporate Leadership Week Conference, Orlando, FL Panelist What is the Future and how do you make it Happen

Nov 2018: European Distance Learning Week Conference, Panelist on US distance education

May 2018: United States Distance Learning Association National meeting, a moderator on the media’s view on distance education

Nov 2017: MENA Higher Education Conference Dubai UAE, led a workshop on Internationalisation of higher education

May 2017: United States Distance Learning Association Annual Meeting: Panelist, Generation 30, Pioneers & Trailblazers

Nov 2016: MENA Higher Education Conference Dubai UAE Avoiding closures and mergers: Improving your branch campus operations to ensure longevity

April 2016: 6th QS-MAPLE Conference Al Ain UAE: Implementing co-curricular outcomes as a win-win proposition

March 2016: American University of Ras al Khaimah: Beware of Bogus Degree

December 2015: Arab Internet Governance Forum Beirut Lebanon, Data flow and Governance for reducing cross border trade Panel

July 2015: European Distance and E-Learning Network Conference Barcelona, Spain: Distance Learning Best Practice in the United States

April 2014: United States Distance Learning Association Texas Conference: Distance Learning in the GCC

October 2011-2014: Ankabut Users’ Meeting United Arab Emirates 2010-2014: Master of Ceremonies

September 2012: Internet2 Washington DC World Bank Briefing: UAE update on NREN activity

November 2011: Internet2 Conferences Muscat Middle East Special Interest Group: UAE update on NREN activity

May 2010: Tamakkan: Abu Dhabi Customer Service in the UAE

March 2010: Abu Dhabi Networking Group, UAE Advanced Network for Research & Education

August 1996: American Legion National Meeting: General Session Speaker concerning the launch of the television network

September 1993: Rotary Speaker Downtown Club Anchorage, Alaska

February 1991: Rotary Speaker Downtown Club Odessa, Texas

1983-1996: Public television and radio on-air fundraising talent and spokesperson

1983-1994: Louisville, Kentucky Numerous local club  and corporate speeches concerning Public Television

1980-1982: Regional Meetings National Society for Fund Raising Executives

1980: Louisville Public Relations Society speaker

1977-79: Regional AACRO meetings presenter

1977-79: Regional CASE meeting speaker