Upcoming Speaking Events

october 2020

24oct(oct 24)12:00 pm25(oct 25)12:00 pmTaipei City, Taiwan - i-Pad in the Cradle: Touch Screens Versus Human Touch (The neurology of why every child needs touch) IAIM International Conference: “IAIM : face to face for life”. ( International Association of Infant Massage) (pending due to COVID-19)

august 2020

17aug9:25 pm10:25 pmAnaheim, California - Addiction in the 21st Century: Screen Addiction: Alteration of social, biological and neurophysiological process in screen-based content and process addictions.NCAD West: 2020 National Conference on Addiction Disorders (Pending due to COVID-19)

02aug12:30 pm1:30 pm2020 NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ADDICTION DISORDERS (NCAD)- Virtual Presentation. ADDICTION IN THE 21ST CENTURY: SCREEN ADDICTION – ALTERATION OF SOCIAL, BIOLOGICAL AND PHYSIOLOGICAL PROCESS IN SCREEN-BASED CONTENT AND PROCESS ADDICTIONSStay tuned for registration link

31jul(jul 31)9:25 am02aug(aug 2)10:25 amBaltimore MD (NCAD East): Addiction in the 21st Century: Screen addiction – Alteration of social, biological and neurophysiological process in screen-based content and process addictions.2020 National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD EAST). (Pending due to COVID-19)

july 2020

31jul(jul 31)9:25 am02aug(aug 2)10:25 amBaltimore MD (NCAD East): Addiction in the 21st Century: Screen addiction – Alteration of social, biological and neurophysiological process in screen-based content and process addictions.2020 National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD EAST). (Pending due to COVID-19)

Past Events

may 2020

28may(may 28)8:00 am30(may 30)5:00 pmMontreal, Canada: What is Neurotherapy? An Exploration of the State of Current Practice and Treatment.Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) 2020 - 81st National Conference (Cancelled due to COVID-19)

27may1:00 pm4:30 pmMontreal, Quebec, Canada - Exploring Screen-Addiction, Excessive or Otherwise Non-Integrated Use of Screen-Based TechnologiesCanadian Psychological Association (CPA) 2020 81st National Conference. (Half-Day Workshop). (To be delivered virtually due to COVID-19)-19

april 2020

24apr9:30 pm4:30 pmMontréal, Québec: The Effects of Excessive or Otherwise Inappropriate Usage of Interactive Screen-based Technologies.Full day workshop for professionals hosted by Thought Technology (Rescheduled to Dec 4th, 2020 due to COVID-19)

15apr7:00 pm9:30 pmVancouver, Canada - Panel Discussion following screening of “Like”Public Event - Hosted by West Vancouver DPAC (Cancelled due to COVID-19)

04apr4:05 pm1:22 amla Jolla, California - Alpha the Brain Barometer -The Role of Alpha in Determining Brain Health: Emergent Models & Markers of Brain Deregulation, Disorganization, Standard and Optimal FunctionAAPB 51st Annual Scientific Conference (Association of Applied Physiology and Biofeedback) (rescheduled to Nov 3-6, 2020 due to COVID-19)

02apralldayalldayLa Jolla, California - Working with Screen Dependence, Obsession and Addiction: Effects on Health, Wellness and Development.AAPB 51st Annual Scientific Meeting: Full day workshop for professionals. (Association of Applied Physiology and Biofeedback)(Rescheduling to week of Nov 3-6, 2020 due to COVID-19)

november 2019

20nov6:30 pm8:00 pmTyee Elementary School: The Effects of technology on the BrainA talk for Parents

24oct(oct 24)9:00 am04nov(nov 4)11:00 amMinistry of Family Development - Children, Families & Mental Health in the Digital Age: Excessive & Un-Complementary Screen Use - Effects on health & developmentPresentation for The Ministry of Family Development / WestCoast Family Centers

october 2019

24oct(oct 24)9:00 am04nov(nov 4)11:00 amMinistry of Family Development - Children, Families & Mental Health in the Digital Age: Excessive & Un-Complementary Screen Use - Effects on health & developmentPresentation for The Ministry of Family Development / WestCoast Family Centers

12oct(oct 12)7:00 am13(oct 13)5:00 pmBiofeedback Society of Florida (BSF) gaming and technology addiction2 day American Psychological Association (APA) 12 credit workshop

03oct7:00 pm8:30 pmCalgary: Holy Trinity Academy -Rethinking Screens: Health and Wellness in the age of constant connectivity.

02oct6:30 pm8:00 pmCalgary: Health and Wellness in the Digital Age

02oct12:00 pm1:00 pmCalgary: Myosymetries Chronic Pain & Neurotherapy ClinicPrivate Event

august 2019

27aug9:00 am12:00 amSurrey Presentation/Workshop: Fraser Heights Secondary School

june 2019

31mayallday02junalldayHalifax: Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) National Convention - The State of Quantitative Electrophysiology in Psychological Treatment: Understanding Clinical Research and Practice with Electroencephalography (EEG)Section Featured Speaker Address

may 2019

31mayallday02junalldayHalifax: Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) National Convention - The State of Quantitative Electrophysiology in Psychological Treatment: Understanding Clinical Research and Practice with Electroencephalography (EEG)Section Featured Speaker Address

24may8:00 amKamloops: Presentation - Thompson Rivers University Canada

18may7:00 pmCalifornia: Passages Book Store CA, US: i-Minds: How and Why Constant Connectivity is Rewiring Our Brains and What to Do About it. Research and Readings

16may(may 16)7:00 am18(may 18)12:00 pmCN&N Conference Oakland CA, US: Nature vs Goliath: Getting to the Other side of the Technology Eclipse

april 2019

04apr6:30 pm8:00 pmPerth Australia - Meerilinga Young Children's Foundation Inc. - Rethinking Screen Time.

03apr7:30 pm9:00 pmSOLD OUT - NaturePlay Western Australia: Rethinking Screentime

march 2019

28mar(mar 28)8:00 am30(mar 30)6:00 pmKeynote Childhood Summit Brisbaine, Australia: Back to Nature - The Other Side of the Techno EclipseChildhood Summit Brisbane, Australia

16mar5:00 pmAAPB 50th International Conference: Excessive or Uncomplimentary Screen Use, the EEG, and Successful Therapeutic Interventions

may 2018

07mayallday09alldayPSCA (Post Secondary Counsellor’s Association) Conference: The broadband: What/how interactive screen based technology is affecting generalized social, emotional and cognitive health, wellness, and educational success of college aged students. The good, the bad, the neutral and the cross over points.

april 2018

26apr8:30 am10:00 amGetting With The Times: Seniors & Technology.

11apr5:30 pm9:30 pmThe Elephant in the Treatment Chair: Exploring the relationship of excessive or otherwise non-integrated use of screen based technologies to attention and emotional regulation in children and functional arousal in adults.

08apr4:00 pm5:00 pmHow Technology Can Affect Your Child’s Development.

march 2018

09mar9:30 am11:30 amTechnology and the Socio-Emotional Health & Cognitive Development of Children (& families) in Ministry Care.

february 2018

13dec(dec 13)12:00 pm11feb(feb 11)1:00 pmTaking a Second Look at Screens: Technology in the Classroom - Considerations for Curriculum Development

16sepallday11feballdayTEDx - Screen Based technology: The Human Experiment? –How Screen based technologies affect socio-emotional and cognitive development

january 2018

13dec(dec 13)12:00 pm11feb(feb 11)1:00 pmTaking a Second Look at Screens: Technology in the Classroom - Considerations for Curriculum Development

16sepallday11feballdayTEDx - Screen Based technology: The Human Experiment? –How Screen based technologies affect socio-emotional and cognitive development

december 2017

13dec(dec 13)12:00 pm11feb(feb 11)1:00 pmTaking a Second Look at Screens: Technology in the Classroom - Considerations for Curriculum Development

12dec9:36 pm9:36 pmTaking a Second Look at Screens: Technology in the Classroom

06dec6:30 pm8:00 pmScreen Based Technology and Your Child: A Talk for Parents

16sepallday11feballdayTEDx - Screen Based technology: The Human Experiment? –How Screen based technologies affect socio-emotional and cognitive development

november 2017

30novalldayalldayElder Friendly Community NetworkINTERACTING IN THE NEW WORLD: What seniors need to know about the wired scene.Event Type :Professional

16sepallday11feballdayTEDx - Screen Based technology: The Human Experiment? –How Screen based technologies affect socio-emotional and cognitive development

october 2017

25oct7:00 pm9:00 pmWhat Every Parent Should Know: The Science Behind the ScreensA talk for parentsEvent Type :Public

16sepallday11feballdayTEDx - Screen Based technology: The Human Experiment? –How Screen based technologies affect socio-emotional and cognitive development

september 2017

16sepallday11feballdayTEDx - Screen Based technology: The Human Experiment? –How Screen based technologies affect socio-emotional and cognitive development

16sep12:00 am11:59 pmTEDx East VancouverScreen Based Technology: The Human Experiment?Event Type :Public

13sepalldayallday9th World Environmental Education CongressHow mass globalization of screen based technologies have drastically shifted our relationship with the environment and each other.Event Type :Professional

07sep12:00 am11:59 pmEducation Workshop Series for Mental Health ProfessionalsBC Association of Clinical CounsellorsEvent Type :Professional,Workshop

august 2017

22augalldayalldayTogether For Charity – Stockholm, SwedenA talk for parentsEvent Type :Public

july 2017

18julalldayalldaySkills for Mindful Living SeriesBC Association of Clinical CounselorsEvent Type :Professional

08jul7:00 pm8:00 pmHealth Action Networki-Minds: Are our addictions to technology and social media altering our mental and physical health?Event Type :Public

june 2017

14junalldayalldayChoices Healthy Living Series Event Type :Public

may 2017

27may12:00 am11:59 pmSilver Threads - 3 part Series for the elderly and technologyInteracting in the new World: The good, the bad, the wired and the weirdEvent Type :Public

13mayalldayalldayWrite On Vancouver - Vancouver Public LibraryReading and Book Signing Event Type :Public

april 2017

26apralldayalldayInvited Lecture - Aeviro, PortugalAddiction in the 21st Century:Event Type :Professional

24apr(apr 24)12:00 am29(apr 29)11:59 pmBiofeedback Federation of Europe - PortugalInternet Addiction: The Effects of Constant Connectivity on the Brain and BehaviourEvent Type :Professional,Workshop

18aprallday21alldayChildren in Nature ConferencePoster Session & Book SigningEvent Type :Professional

march 2017

05maralldayalldayBC Humanist AssociationTechnology and the Brain.Event Type :Public

december 2016

13decalldayalldayEaton Arrowsmith School UBCHealth and happiness in the Digital AgeEvent Type :Public

november 2016

25novalldayalldayWhite Rock Social Justice Film SocietyEvent Type :Public

17novalldayalldayPublic Lecture & Book SigningHealth and Happiness in the Digital Age. Effects of Screen based technologies on the Brain. Event Type :Public

09novalldayalldayPublic Lecture - Stockholm SwedenEffects of i-Technology on the Brain and BehaviorEvent Type :Public

september 2016

27sepalldayalldayPublic Lecture and Book Signing: Burnaby Public LibraryEvent Type :Public

june 2016

11junalldayalldayFielding Graduate University, North-West HubLeadership In An Increasingly Complex Environment –Scholar Practitioner ShowcaseEvent Type :Professional

08jun12:00 am11:59 pmWebinar: New Mind L &L Special Speaker Series-Tech on the BrainEvent Type :Professional,Webinar

april 2016

06apr4:21 am4:21 amSan Francisco State UniversityThe Institute for Holistic Health Studies, Department of Health Education San Francisco, US.Event Type :Professional

february 2016

12feballdayalldayWaldorf High SchoolMarijuana on the Brain: Why “Just Say NO” No Longer Applies.Event Type :Professional

08feballdayalldayAlpha Secondary SchoolParent-Teacher Association, Burnaby, BC, CanadaEvent Type :Public

october 2015

16octalldayallday(ISNR) International Society for Neurofeedback & ResearchEffects of i-Technology/Digital Media on the Brain (EEG) and BehaviorEvent Type :Professional

01octalldayalldayVancouver Public LibraryEvent Type :Public

september 2015

28sepalldayalldayNVSC (North Vancouver School District)iMinds: Exploring the Influence of i-TechnologyEvent Type :Public

july 2015

23julalldayalldayWebinar: BFE (Biofeedback foundation of Europe) Webinars for Professionalsi-Tech on the Brain: ChildrenEvent Type :Professional,Webinar

16julalldayalldayWebinar: BFE (Biofeedback foundation of Europe) Webinars for Professionalsi-Tech on the Brain: AdultsEvent Type :Professional,Webinar