Having training in public speaking I have had the opportunity to be a keynote speaker, as well as a moderator, for various events across Europe.  Not only do I enjoy speaking at conferences, it is a pleasure to get to know the attendees.  Meeting the people who enjoyed my presentations is a pure delight.

If you are interested in booking me as speaker or moderator for a conference please contact me.
Moderating the Adobe Create Now Conference at Düsseldorf's Capitol Theater.
CONFERENCES

2014 April - Adobe Create Now Conference Berlin
Adobe Influencer / Keynote Speaker
Streamed live on Adobe.de with over 2000 viewers.
Featuring: Gerriet Danz (Host / Moderator), Rufus Deuchler (Adobe Evangelist), Micheal Chaize (Adobe
Evangelist), Sebastian Onufszak (artist), Steffen Hacker (Unexpected GmbH)
Video:
http://www.adobe.com/de/event/jointhecreatives/replay.html

2014 July - Adobe Create Now Conference Düsseldorf
Moderator / Host / Worked with Adobe to organize and promote the event
Event took place in Düsseldorf's Capitol Theater with over 825 people in attendance.
Featured: Frank Dopheide (Deutsche Markenarbeit), Alexander Heinrichs (photographer), Rufus Deuchler
(Adobe Evangelist), Michael Chaize (Adobe Evangelist), Jason Levine (Adobe Evangelist), Frame6 (video
game design), André Paetzel (Deutsche Markenarbeit), Florence Heyer (costume designer), Natalya
Posukhova (artist), Frauke Gimpel (photographer / blogger), Axel Kopp (Pecha Kucha Düsseldorf),,
Morphoria Design Collective (design collective)
Video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IcuYILKF_vw

2014 November - Behance Pescara, Italy - hosted by the PEPE Collecttivo
Key Speaker at the event.
Featuring: The Shift (animation / design / vfx), Gianfranco Sgura (lead compositor at Industrial Light &
Magic), Alessio Federico (D-Image Studio), Filippo Spiezia (art director / visual designer), Marco Rapino
(game developer)
Link:
http://www.pepecollettivo.it/BRP2014/
Articles about the event:
http://www.iltempo.it/abruzzo/2014/10/26/behance-in-abruzzo-a-caccia-di-creativi-1.1334625
http://www.lopinionista.it/notizie/behance-portfolio-reviews-pescara-263917.html
http://www.agenparl.com/?p=115358
http://ricerca.gelocal.it/ilcentro/archivio/ilcentro/2014/11/13/NZ_19_02.html?ref=search
http://www.ladolcevita.tv/behance-portfolio-pescara/
http://www.comune.pescara.it/internet/index.php?codice=147&idnews=3388
http://www.lopinionista.it/notizie/behance-pescara-portfolio-review-9-10-novembre-265652.html
http://www.improntalaquila.org/2014/prende-via-domani-pescara-behance-portfolio-review-77942.html
http://www.metronews24.it/2189-behance-cerca-talenti-pescara/
http://www.adnkronos.com/fatti/pa-informa/arte/2014/11/08/behance-pescara-portfolioreview_
wQTuOAxfEkSNlzoQ9xtq1O.html
http://notizieita.com/prende-il-via-domani-a-pescara-il-behance-portfolio-review/
http://www.liricigreci.it/blog/?p=14661

2015 November - What's Next? Conference in Vilnius, Lithuania
Keynote Speaker
Keynote Speech - SOCIALOPOLY: Social Media The Game
Links:

2016 July - Adobe Creative Meet Up & Networking Conference
Keynote Speaker / Moderator / Co-organizer with Adobe
Took place at Düsseldorf's Capitol Theater.  Included: Adobe's Creative Jam, Make It Area, Art Gallery, Behance Portfolio Reviews, VR area powered by Samsung, hologram area by blueBox, etc.  
The seven Creative Jam teams included: BBDO, DDB, Havas Worldwide, and Ubisoft.  
Judges: Jens Kellermann from Wacom and Thomas Junk from Demodern/Art Directors Club Germany.
Speakers: Rufus Deuchler (Adobe Worldwide Creative Evangelist), Dom Quichotte (Digital Artist / High-End Retoucher), Thomas Herbrich (Photographer), Manuel Mittelpunkt & Matthias Grund (Design/Photography Team) and Edgar Bittencourt (Ubisoft BlueByte).
Links:

2017 October - Supernova Kaunas: Creative Innovation Festival in Kaunas, Lithuania
I have been invited to speak at the Supernova Kaunas Creative Innovation Festival on October 5th.  My speech is entitled "Player Of The Game: Winning at Social Media and Community Development".  More information will follow after the event.
For more information please click HERE.




ONLINE COURSES AND LECTURES

2016 October - Adobe Generation Professional / Edge Gain - Guest Lecturer - Topic "Jumping Back Into Animation"
On October 5th 2016 I was featured lecturing for Adobe Generations where I talked about my experience getting back into animation.  Course was hosted via Adobe Connect to a global audience.
View the lecture HERE.

2016 November - Adobe Generation Professional / Edge Gain - Guest Lecturer - Topic "Illustration: Find Your Path"
On November 15th 2016, Adobe Generation Professional featured me as a guest lecturer for their illustration course.  I did lectures for the APAC and EU regions.
View the APAC lecture HERE.
View the European lecture HERE.

2017 January - Adobe Generation Professional / Edge Gain - Guest Lecture - Topic "Content Creation: How You Can Create Content With Adobe"
On January 17th, I was invited to return as a guest lecturer for a new Adobe Generation Professional Course entitled "Digital Literacy, Creativity & Communication".  I gave two lectures... one for the APAC region and one for the European region.
View the APAC lecture HERE.
View the European lecture HERE.

2017 February - Adobe Community Professionals & Adobe Forum
Along with Sally Cox, we spoke to the Adobe Community Professional Community about building the perfect portfolio utilizing Behance and Adobe Community Professional.  Link to this video can be found in the Adobe forums.

2017 March - Adobe Community Professionals & Adobe Forum
Introduced Adobe Character Animator to the ACP Community.  Link to this video can be found in the Adobe forums.
Special animation created for this lecture can be viewed by clicking HERE.


2017 March through April - Adobe Generation Professional / Edge Gain - Course Instructor - Course Title: "
Digital Me: Digital Portfolios, Assessment & Employability"
On March 20th, I began as an instructor on the upcoming Adobe Gen Pro five week course.  More information to come!
Course overview can be found by clicking HERE

**Please note you may need to sign in withan Adobe ID to view the following content.
As the course progresses I will share links to the content that I created for the course.
Week 1 Live Course (European region)
Digital Me Class 1: Headshots Part 1 (at bottom of the page)
Digital Me Class 1: Headshots Part 2 (at top of the page)
Digital Me Class 4: Behance and Adobe Portfolio (two videos)
Week 4 Live Course (European region)
Week 5 Live Course (European region)

2017 May - Adobe Community Professionals & Adobe Forum - LIVE WITH THE PROS
I was asked to take part in the ACP program's LIVE WITH THE PROS lecture series that hosted a global audience via Adobe Connect.  My lecture (which starts at the 33 minute point) features how Adobe Capture can work with Adobe Illustrator.
View the lecture by clicking HERE.

2017 June - Adobe Generation Professional / Adobe Education Exchange -  Skill Builder Mobile Apps Course
I was invited to host the a live demo and lecture on how to utilize the various Adobe Mobile Apps including: Photoshop Mix, Draw, Capture and Spark.  I also introduced the idea of Photoshop Tennis/Ping Pong to the community.   I used a mirroring app to show the workflow on my cell phone.
There was a glitch and we had to restart the room, so the following link does not show the end of the class.
View lecture HERE.


2017 September - Adobe Generation Professional / Adobe Education Exchange -  Pro Graphics & Publishing Course
Returning to do another lecture for Adobe's eLearning courses is always an honor.  This time,  my lectured covered Adobe Illustrator, my personal workflow, as well as the avatar and icon projects that I have worked on.  The lecture was for the APAC region, thus the class size is relatively small.  
You can view the lecture by clicking HERE.

Speaking at the What's Next? Conference in Vilnius, Lithuania.


The lineup of keynote speakers at the What's Next? Conference.



BEHANCE DRIBBBLE NRW EVENTS

Creating a new community while living a broad has been both challenging and rewarding.  Having a background in public speaking, moderation, acting and improv has allowed me to engage the audience as a moderator.  As the community has grown to over 1400 members online the events have now gained sponsors who have donated items to be given to those who attend the events.

2013 August - Behance Düsseldorf / NRW
Moderator / Host / Key Organizer
Featuring: Frame6 (video game design), Pedro Custódio (SHiFT conference), Morphoria Design Collective
(design collective)

2013 October - Behance Düsseldorf / NRW
Moderator / Host / Key Organizer
Featuring: Vera Henco (designer), Parasol Island (multidisciplinary studio)

2013 November - Behance Düsseldorf / NRW
Moderator / Host / Key Organizer
Featuring: Guido Moeller (Wacom), Sven Doelle (Adobe), Marc Thiele (Beyond Tellerrand Conference),
Thomas Herbrich (photographer)

2014 Feburary - Behance Düsseldorf NRW
Moderator / Host / Key Organizer
Featuring: Milena Kiourtsidou (Kidou Artisan), Stefan Frischauf (architect), Tatjana Glomm (artist), Vision
Unltd. Creative Worx (agency)

2014 May - Behance Düsseldorf / NRW (Official side event of the Beyond Tellerrand Conference)
Moderator / Host / Key Organizer
Featuring: Sarah Rapp (Behance), Dennis Stobbe (artist), Christian Köster (photographer), Ankat
Hermanns (Illustrator)
Video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtiKk8RNGEI

2014 October - Behance Düsseldorf / NRW
Moderator / Host / Key Organizer
Featuring: Chen-Long Chung (illustrator), Eric Alexander (photographer), Benny Nast & Thomas Quack
(designers)

2014 November - Behance Düsseldorf / NRW
Moderator / Host / Key
Featuring: Guido Moeller (Wacom), Jason Levine (Adobe Evangelist)
Graphic Recorders: Monika Godsmark, Sarah Von Der Hiede, Björn Steinmetzler

2015 February - Behance Düsseldorf / NRW
Moderator / Host / Key Organizer
Featuring: Yiannis Lapatas & Johannes Veith (MRM//McCann - advertising agency), Frank Dursthoff
(photographer), Giuseppe Migliaccio (art director)
Featured at:
http://fernsehen-duesseldorf.tv/index.php?link=article&id=506

2015 - May Behance Dribbble NRW Event
Moderator / Host / Key Organizer
Featuring: Florence Heyer (special effects makeup artist/costume designer), Kia Sue (paper artist) and
Daniel Dormann & Till Beutling (KLANGFIGUREN)
Bringing together the Behance and Dribbble communities in Germany was an amazing idea!
Sponsors: Tombow, Advanced Photoshop Magazine, Dribbble and Adobe.

2015 - October Behance Dribbble NRW Event
Moderator / Host / Key Organizer
Featuring: Christoph Gey (Art Director), Lea Ziers (Artist), Magdalena Prowzowska (2D Artist from
Ubisoft), Vasco Bontje (Sustainica.org)
Sponsors: Tombow, Pentel, Digital Photographer Magazine, Dribbble and Adobe.

For more information regarding the Supernova Kaunas Creative Innovation Festival click HERE.

Being interviewed after my speech at the the Adobe Create Now Event in Berlin's Radial System.

One of the curated speakers at the two day Behance Event in Pescara, Italy.


Worked with Adobe to organize the 2016 Creative Meet Up Conference in Germany! Where I was also the moderator.
Live on stage at the 2016 Adobe Creative Meet Up & Networking Conference in Germany.

Screenshot of me preparing my speech with the Adobe Generation Professionals Team.  Click HERE to view my lecture.

Setting up the Adobe Gen Pro Illustration lecture with Greg and Colin.  View the APAC lecture HERE  and the EU lecture HERE.

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