2016 (* denotes upcoming speaking engagements)
*Ohio Olentangy School District, Delaware, OH, October 2016
*Alberta Canada Teacher’s Association, May 25-27, 2016
A 30+ Year Odyssey Studying the “Psychology of Technology”: Mentoring and Publishing at a State University. Invited “Last Lecture” Address, Western Psychological Association Convention, Long Beach, CA, April 28, 2016
National Academy of Sciences Sackler Colloquia, Irvine, CA October 13-16, 2015
Friends University, Wichita, Kansas, March 13-14, 2015
MLK Freedom Center, Kent, WA, January 23-24, 2015.
CETPA (California Educational Technology Professionals Association) Convention, Sacramento, CA November 19, 2014
Midwest Brain Institue, Holland, Michigan, June 24, 2104
Technology and Its Impact on Relationships and Connecting. Hallmark, April 29, 2014
The Gordon School, Providence, RI April 2, 2014
The Distracted Mind: Learning to Attend Amidst External and Internal Noise (intensive daylong workshop) Unplugged 2014, American School of Bombay, Mumbai, India, February 26, 2014
[complete video of 3+ hour presentation] The Distracted Mind: Uncovering the “Psychology of Technology” in the Classroom. Unplugged 2014, American School of Bombay, Mumbai, India, February 28, 2014
Parenting in the Digital Age. American School of Bombay 2014, Mumbai, India, February 25, 2014
The Great Human Experiment: Technology and the Brain, the Latest Research and Findings. Wisdom 2.0, San Francisco, CA, February 14, 2014
Speaking at California Educational Technology Professionals Association (CETPA), Pasadena, CA, November 20, 2013
Speaking at Grosse Pointe Academy, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI, November 12, 2013
Speaking at Association of Independent Maryland and DC Schools Convention, Baltimore, MD, November 4, 2013
Speaking at University of San Diego, San Diego, CA, October 9, 2013
Speaking at San Mateo Union High School District, San Domenico School, San Anselmo, CA, September 17, 2013.
Acer America Annual K-12 Education Technology Directors Meeting, San Jose, CA April 17/18, 2013
Parent Education Speaker, Center for Early Education, Los Angeles, CA, April 9, 2013
Speaking at University of Chicago Laboratory Schools, Chicago, IL, March 13-14, 2013
Speaking at St. Matthew’s Parish School, Pacific Palisades, CA, February 27, 2013
Speaking at Lawrence University, Appleton, WI, February 18, 2013
Keynote speaker at 21C Learning Conference, Hong Kong, January 24-28, 2013
Keynote speaker at ASB Un-Plugged Impact 2013: Effecting Change with the Brain in Mind, Mumbai, India, January 13-15, 2013
Speaker at Kells Academy, Montreal, Canada, November 29, 2012
Speaker at Los Altos-Mountain View PTA Parent Speaker Series, Los Altos, CA, November 8, 2012
“New Generations of High-Tech Youth: How We Teach Them and Parent Them” – Zelma Wynn Symposium Series, The Summit School, Edgewater, MD, November 3, 2012
Keynote and workshop for Council on Chemical Abuse annual conference, Reading PA, November 1, 2012
Keynote at the 17th Annual Cross-Cultural Mental Health Conference “Envisioning the Future” October 3/4, 2012, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Parenting and Teaching High-Tech Kids: Engaging Young Learners While Avoiding iDisorders. Vancouver District Parent Advisory Council, October 3, 2012, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Keynote (What the Tech?) and Workshop for Child and Family Center, Santa Clarita, CA, September 18/19, 2012
The “Psychology of Technology”: What I Have Learned Over the Past 30 Years. CONQUER CollabOrative, Drexel University, August 15, 2012
Like, Post, Comment: How Social Networking Can Both Help and Harm Our Kids – Young Minds 2012: Sydney, Australia, June 22, 2012
Understanding the iGeneration and Their Impact on Family, Education and Business - Young Minds 2012: Sydney, Australia, June 23, 2012
21st Century Education and Understanding iGeneration Learning: How Technology Rewires Brains and Teaching Strategies, Keynote Talk at 32nd Learning & the Brain Conference, Arlington, VA, May 4, 2012
Social Networking: Education Opportunities or Cause of an iDisorder, Workshop at 32nd Learning & the Brain Conference, Arlington, VA, May 5, 2012
Are We Headed for an iDisorder? How Media Impacts Mental and Physical Health: Southern California Technology in Education Conference, April 17, 2012
Welcome to the Teenage Brain (teachers) Raising Tech-Savvy Kids in the World of Video Games, Texting and Facebook (parents) - Sacred Heart School, Atherton, CA, March 8/9, 2012
Teaching the iGeneration (teachers), Parenting High-Tech Children and Teens (parents) - ASB Unplugged 2012: Transforming, Teaching and Learning – Mumbai, India, February 22, 2012.
Growing Up on Facebook: Does a Virtual Lifestyle Provide “Training Wheels for Life”? What the Tech? The Impact of Digital Media on Kids’ Social & Emotional Development. Sponsored by the Rape Treatment Center, Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center, January 26, 2012
Education in the Age of Distraction - Hechinger Institute and MacArthur Foundation Day-Long meeting, Chicago, IL, November 5, 2011
Educating the iGeneration: A Follow-Up Visit After 1:1 iPad Implementation – Mater Dei High School, November 4, 2011.
The “Psychology of Technology” – Yale Master’s Tea, October 20, 2011.
Parenting High Tech Children and Teens [parents] and Rewired: Understanding the iGeneration and the Way They Learn [teachers], Sacred Heart School, Chicago, IL October 18, 2011.
Rewired: Understanding the iGeneration and the Way They Learn – Pearson West Area Sales Meeting, SanDiego, CA September 7, 2011.
Poke me: How social networks can both help and harm our kids. Keynote/Plenary Session Speaker at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC, August 6, 2011.
Workshop on Teaching the iGeneration – Hillard City School District, Hillard, OH, June 7, 2011
Workshop on Teaching the iGeneration – Mater Dei High School, Santa Ana, CA, April 27, 2011
Keynote Speaker at Learning and the Brain 28 - Rewired: Understanding the iGeneration and the Way They Learn. San Francisco, CA, February 17, 2011
Speaker at Learning and the Brain 28 – Me, MySpace, and I: Parenting the Net Generation. San Francisco, CA, February 17, 2011
Daylong workshop on Technology in Education – Greensboro Day School, Greensboro, NC, February 2, 2011
Understanding the iGeneration. Professional Development Workshop, CSU Stanislaus (via Skype), January 24, 2011.
Understanding Generational Differences in the Judicial System. National IT Conference for U.S. Probation & U.S. Pretrial Services, Los Angeles, CA, January 26, 2011.
FEATURED SPEAKER at 2nd International Congress ‘Children in ICT’ – Learning a responsible usage of ICT: The Generation ‘i’ Gijon, Spain, October 26-27, 2010
Educator Workshop Keynote Speech: Rewired: Understanding the iGeneration and the Way They Learn. Downey High School, Downey, CA, October 11, 2010
Educator Workshop: Guess the Generation: How Generational Values Impact Education. Downey, CA, October 11, 2010
Parenting High Tech Children & Teens [parents], Rewired: Understanding the iGeneration and the Way They Learn [teachers], Rewiring Education [three groups of students - elementary school, middle school and high school] – Saint Mary’s Hall, San Antonio, TX September 15, 2011
Rewired: Understanding the iGeneration and the Way They Learn. Cancun, Mexico, April 23, 2010
Total Immersion, Technological Realism and Engagement. Cancun, Mexico, April 24, 2010
Educator/Parent Workshop: Understanding the iGeneration: Implications for Parenting and Education. Woodland School (K-8), Portola Valley, April 20, 2010
Me, MySpace, and I: Parenting the Net Generation. Keynote address, Children´s Hospital of the King´s Daughters and Kohl´s Cares for Kids Family Forum, Norfolk, VA, November 12, 2009
Understanding the Net Generation and their Impact on Family, Education and Business. Presentation to Children´s Hospital of the King´s Daughters Professional Staff, Norfolk, VA, November 13, 2009
E-Life in the New Millennium: Promise or More TechnoStress? Chronic Illness Conference, Norfolk, VA, November 14, 2009
Rewired: Understanding the Net Generation and the Way They Learn. Chronic Illness Conference, Norfolk, VA, November 14, 2009
Media and its Impact on Mental and Physical Health of Youth. Keynote Address to National Conference on Youth Violence and Technology: Keeping our Kids Safe in a Virtual World. Indianapolis, IN, October 28, 2009
The Net Generation: Welcome to Their World. Address to National Conference on Youth Violence and Technology: Keeping our Kids Safe in a Virtual World. Indianapolis, IN, October 28, 2009
The Psychology of Technology. Keynote address to the U.S. Pretrial Services Agency, Central District of California Staff Retreat, Lake Arrowhead, CA. July 31, 2009
The Psychology of Technology. Keynote address to the U.S. District Court in Arizona, Management Retreat. Bisbee, AZ, June 11, 2009
[Symposium:] THE iGENERATION: MEDIA USE, HEALTH, AND ENGLISH LITERACY; [Presentation] Educating the Net Generation: Why Kids Hate School - Western Psychological Association Convention Portland, OR. April 23-26, 2009
Parenting the Internet Generation: From Toddlers to Teenagers. Mill Valley, CA April 30, 2009
The Psychology of Technology - National IT Conference for U.S. Pretrial Services & U.S. Probation, January 28, 2009
Smart Parenting in an Online World - Common Ground Speaker Series, January 27, 2009
Understanding the Net Generation: Is it good for them to be so connected 24/7? - UCLA Developmental Forum, November 3, 2008
7 Must-know Tips for Raising a Happy & Successful Teen - TeleWorkshops, October 22, 2008
Teen Online Social Networking - Webcast Pal-Tech, September 24, 2008
El Camino College May 20, 2008 – The Net Generation: Are They Really THAT Different?
Multitasking Across Generations. CSU Long Beach, CA May 2, 2008
Torrance Memorial Hospital April 15, 2008 – Me, MySpace, and I: Parenting the Net Generation
Western Psychological Association Convention Irvine, CA. April 11-12, 2008
Book Signing: Barnes & Noble, Oceanside, CA March 22, 2008 1 PM
Me, MySpace, and I: Clinical Issues in Working with Net Generation Children, Teens, and Young Adults. North Carolina Psychological Association 2/9/2008
Me, MySpace and I: Parenting the Net Generation, University of California, San Diego, 1/17/2008
Parenting the MySpace Generation, University of California, Riverside, 1/7/2008
Western Psychological Association Vancouver, CA May 2007: The MySpace Generation: Adolescents Living in a Virtual World