“Creating the professor of the 21st century.” Professors TEC21, Universidad Technological de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico. July, 2014.

“Faculty development for technology integration: Opportunities and challenges on a global scale.” Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE). Jacksonville, FL, U.S.A. March, 2014.

“Education and technology as a lever in economic development.” Puerto Rico Mayors’ Briefing. Redmond, WA, U.S.A. February, 2014.

“Enhancing faulty teaching and research skills with technology.” International Scientific Conference on European Integration of Higher Education in Ukraine. Taras Shevchenko National University of Kiev. Kiev, Ukraine. November, 2013.

“Preparing students for a global economy.” Conference on Youth for Global Competitiveness: Generation Y, Higher Education and Completive Skills for Employability. Ministry of Culture, Youth and Community Development, Dubai, UAE. May, 2013.

“Is technology leading the change?” American Council on Education (ACE). Washington, D.C., U.S.A. March, 2013.

“Preparing for the coming changes in worldwide higher education.” Crossing Borders: International Conference on Higher Education, West Chester, PA, U.S.A. June, 2012.

“Possibilities and challenges for innovation in teacher education.” Teacher Education Initiative Conference, Chapel Hill, NC, U.S.A. May, 2012.

“Technology in teaching, research and administration.” International Association of University Presidents and Microsoft Academic Summit. Washington, D.C., U.S.A. April, 2012.

“Technology and faculty development.” Society for Information Technology for Educators, Austin, Texas, U.S.A. March, 2012.

“Worldwide trends and partner opportunities in higher education.” Microsoft World Wide Education Partner Summit. Redmond, WA, U.S.A. February 2013.

“We are all partners in learning: Creating a global community of educators.” World Innovative Summit on Education (WISE). Doha, Qatar. November, 2011.

“Technology in higher education.” International Association of University Presidents and Microsoft Academic Summit. Rijeka, Croatia. November, 2011.

“Institutional effectiveness.” Datatel and Nuventive EDUCAUSE Summit. Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A., October, 2011.

“Technology as a strategic asset for university presidents.” International Association of University Presidents Semi-Annual Meeting. Vienna, Austria. October, 2012.

“Technology in teacher education.” National Technology Leadership Summit. Washington, D.C., U.S.A. October, 2011.

“Technology in the classroom.” Chief Information Officer Summit. Kyoto University. Kyoto, Japan. December, 2012.

“What university presidents need to know about technology?” International Association of University Presidents Tri-Annual Meeting. New York City, NY, U.S.A. June, 2011.

“Creating the university of the future today: Stop waiting for tomorrow’s technology.” BCNET\CANARIE. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. May, 2010.

“Technology to expand access to university education in the Middle East.” Middle East Institute for Higher Education. American University of Cairo. Cairo, Egypt. April, 2009.

“If Technology is the answer, what is the question?” Slovak Republic Ministry of Education. Redmond, Washington, U.S.A. March, 2009.

“Technology and higher education.” Danish Ministry of Higher and Further Education. Redmond, Washington, U.S.A. March, 2009.

“Educational technology and learning.” Canadian Ministry of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology. Redmond, WA, U.S.A. February, 2009.

“Technology and education.” Duke University Office of Information Technology. Redmond, WA, U.S.A. January, 2009.

“Technology in university education.” Ministry of Educação Portugal. Redmond, WA, U.S.A. October, 2008.

“Technology and education for sustained economic growth.” Eisenhower Fellowship. Redmond, WA, U.S.A. October, 2008.

“Technology in education.” Finnish Universities. Redmond, WA, U.S.A. October, 2008.

“Strategies to overcome the barriers.” Education Leaders’ Forum. UNESCO, Paris, France. July, 2008.

“The teaching, research and technology continuum: Creating colleges and universities for the 21st century.” U.S. Department of State Higher Education Summit for Global Development. Washington, D.C. U.S.A. April, 2008.

“Technology and partnering with Western universities.” Ho Chi Minh City University of Foreign Languages and Information Technology (HUFLIT). Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. November, 2007.

“Technology and university education.” Vietnam Minister of Education. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. November, 2007.

“Higher education threats and opportunities.” Microsoft Global Summit. Orlando, FL, U.S.A. July, 2007.

“Partner opportunities in higher education.” Microsoft World Wide Partner Summit. Denver, CO, U.S.A., July, 2007.

“Trends in higher education.” Microsoft Global Education Field Summit. Redmond, WA, U.S.A. June, 2007.

“Web 2.0 comes to campus.” Ready2Net. California State University, Monterey Bay, CA, U.S.A. May, 2007.

“Higher education in the global economy.” OneEd Conference. Nicosia, Cyprus. May, 2007.

“Higher education on the cusp of change.” Hewlett-Packard Higher Education Conference. Houston, TX, U.S.A. January, 2007.

“Achieving automation for end-to-end service monitoring using the Microsoft Operations Management 2005.” Microsoft Global Summit. Atlanta, GA, U.S.A. July, 2004.

“Train-the-trainer.” Business Learning and Development, Microsoft Corporation. Redmond, WA. U.S.A. April, 2001.

“e-Learning – education & delivery practices.” Finance Development & Training Institute. Chicago, IL, U.S.A. May, 2000.

“Collaboration, distance and distributed learning.” American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business Annual Meeting. Boston, MA, U.S.A. April, 1997.

“What presidents need to know about technology?” American Council on Education, 79th Annual Meeting. Washington, DC. U.S.A. January, 1997.

“Hands on technology.” Presidents Institute, Council of Independent Colleges. San Diego, CA. U.S.A. January, 1997.

“Successful education-to-business partnering: What works and what doesn’t.” National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO). Boston, MA, U.S.A. July, 1996.

“The World Wide Web in business education.” American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) Annual Meeting. Los Angeles, CA. U.S.A. April, 1996.

”Strategic technology planning for higher education institutions.” North Carolina System Administrators Lecture Series. Chapel Hill, NC. U.S.A. May, 1996.

“Technology and international education.” NAFSA: Association of International Educators 49th Annual Conference. Vancouver, British Columbia. May 1996.

“Plenary II: EMBA User perspective on service and curriculum issues.” American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business Executive MBA Conference. Seattle, WA, U.S.A. October, 1995.

“Preparing educational organizations for the information highway.” Biennial Meeting of the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business. Orlando, FL, U.S.A. April, 1994.

“We all must become librarians.” Associate Dean’s Annual Meeting, American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business. Winston-Salem, NC, U.S.A. November, 1993.

“Business and education partnerships.” Piedmont Entrepreneurs Network at the Eighth Annual Entrepreneurs Roundtable Meeting. Greensboro, NC, U.S.A. May, 1993.

“Building an environmental scanning system in a United Way organization.” United Way of America Training Conference. Winston-Salem, NC, U.S.A. June, 1991.

“Visions of the future: Social, political, and demographic trends as they affect the television Industry.” Presented to the management staff of WXII television. Winston-Salem, NC, U.S.A. October, 1990.

“Developing an environmental scanning system: Some lessons learned.” Association for Institutional Research. Louisville, KY, U.S.A. May, 1990.

“Using environmental scanning as an organizational development activity.” Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) National Meeting. Denver, CO, U.S.A. July, 1989.

“ED QUEST as an organizational development activity: Evaluating the benefits of environmental scanning.” World Future Society International Convention. Washington, D.C., U.S.A. July, 1989.

“Applying marketing techniques to our public schools.” Forsyth County Principal’s Association, Winston-Salem, NC U.S.A. May, 1989.

“The application of the ED QUEST model to academic Planning.” North Carolina Association of Institutional Research (NCAIR) State Conference. High Point, NC, U.S.A. April, 1989.