Workshops, panels and other events

Here is a brief overview of the appearances and discussions that I have been blessed to have participated in over the past 15 years.


Canvas Hackathon | Doha, Qatar

Upcoming: Media innovation hackathon organized by Al Jazeera. Look for more details after this event has happened.

University of Mississippi | Oxford

Walter Cronkite School of Journalism | Phoenix

University of Missouri | Columbia

Responsive web design workshop with Society for News Design.

DePaul University

Beyond responsive: media can no longer be held.

University of Wisconsin

Emerging trends in media startups.

Mobile + Web DevCon | Chicago

Spreading a responsive design culture across organizations. View slides

DePaul University

From zero-to-responsive by the end of class.



Organized, curated and presented the event for Society for News Design where I recruited 30 designers/developers/students to build data-driven projects that focused on Louisville, Kentucky (site of SND conference). View project


20 slides presented in 2 minutes on a given topic. The original spark for the Cancer/Code/Core project. View video

DePaul University

Getting to the consumer: A case for skipping apps

Indiana University

New media startups and how to find them.

International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ)

Syracuse University

University of Wisconsin

The art of lean: media lessons learned View video

Medill School of Journalism | D.C.

Universite du Quebec | Montreal

University of Minnesota | Minneapolis

Loyola University | Chicago

Responsive web design workshop with Society for News Design.


Publishing Exec Webinar

Monetizing Digital Content: A study of tablet applications

National College Media | Chicago

SND Annual Convention | Cleveland

Art Institute of Chicago

Beyond print: the road to code


SND-R | Moscow

Moscow State University

Innovative Design Forum | Dougguan, China

Old media, new opportunities on tablets

Economic Observer | Beijing

Illustrating the news on deadline

ASNE | San Diego

SND Annual Convention | St. Louis

Mobile at the tipping point: what are you waiting for?

DePaul University

Social Dev Camp | Chicago

Good, Bad & Ugly: The State of Mobile

UX For Good | Chicago

The Third Teacher: Remaking the American High School


Hoy | Los Angeles

Art Institute of Chicago

Tabloid design workshop


Folio Design Conference | Chicago

Finding creativity

SND Annual Convention | Las Vegas

Welcome to the age of social

CSND Olympic Gathering: Shanghai

Big event, small staff Looking back at the Olympics

NAA Youth Editors Convention | Phoenix

Syracuse University

Alternative storyform workshop


Art Institute of Chicago

Creating popart, daily

Tulsa World

SND Quick Course | Jacksonville, Fla.

Michigan State University

Alternative storyform workshop


Ohio University

University of North Carolina

SND Quick Course | West Palm Beach, Fla.

Creating popart, daily

SND Annual Convention | Orlando

ACES regional | Davenport, Iowa

Crain's Art Director Conference | Detroit

The art of alternative storyforms