Speaking Engagements

Keynote speaker at conferences internationally, relating science, engineering, music, astronomy, and the human stories of the spacefarers.



Keynote speaker at events such as the 2017 STEM CARIB conference in the Cayman Islands, and Spacefest in Arizona. Speaker at the U.S Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Frontiers of Flight Museum in Dallas, New Mexico Museum of Space History, The Old Globe Theatre, San Diego, Julian Starfest, Nerd Nite San Diego. Pima Air Museum, The Space Station Museum, MiraCosta College, Grossmont College, Rancho Penasquitos Library, Lunar and Planetary Institute (webcast), Wavelength Brewing Company, Intergalactic Brewing Company. Vero Beach Museum of Art (2016), Orange County Astronomers group at Chapman University. American MENSA Annual Conference in 2016, Oceanside Library. Quiet Birdmen San Diego. Daedalians San Diego, MCAS Miramar Officers’ Club, and the Kansas Cosmosphere.

Keynote speaker at AIAA Los Angeles / Las Vegas chapter Annual Awards dinner with Buzz Aldrin (May 2013).

Featured speaker at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.

Developed talks and presented at multiple San Diego Nerd Nites and other local brewery / bar-related adult evening events, aimed at a new and growing audience of young adults who want entertaining and amusing science-driven presentations.

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