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Your Career Brand: Pulling it All Together
Presented to a large undergraduate course in Biological Systems Engineering (2017)

Digital Tactics in Development and Marketing for Research Institutes
Co-presented and facilitated a session at the Association of Independent Research Institutes annual conference (2017)

Yes, content is still king: Why your philanthropy needs good writing
Lead a session at the Association of Independent Research Institutes annual conference (2016)

Content Heavy Lifting: How to Recycle (and Upcycle) Your Content Over and Over Again
Presented at Now What? Conference (2016) and the Minnesota Health Strategy Communications Network (2016)

Take that, budget cut! Do less and be better at it
Presented at ConFab HigherEd (2015)

Best Practices in Resume Writing
Best Practices in Recent Graduate Resume Writing (2015)
Presented two different resume talks to student interns at the UW-Madison   

New Faculty Chairs Welcome & Leadership Summit: Fundraising Panel
Joined three faculty colleagues at the annual new chairs summit at the request of the Vice Provost for the Faculty at UW-Madison (2014, 2015)

Newsletters that Work with
Presented on Advancement Live about a unique communications project to revamp department-level print newsletters while encouraging new collaboration (2013) 

Social media and your client
Co-Presented at a guest lecture in the UW-Madison course Contemporary Communication Technologies and Their Social Effects (2014)

Community engagement in higher education
Co-presented at a guest lecture in the UW-Madison course Social Impacts of Emerging Technologies (2012)

Social media consultation with academic units
Presented at the UW-Madison undergraduate course Social Impacts of Emerging Technologies (2012)

Presenting #UWSocial to the Social Media Breakfast of Madison (#SMBMAD)
Co-presented to a packed-houses about the community management best practices that helped UW-Madison become one of the top 10 academic institutions for influence on Klout (2012)

#UWSocial Community Management presented at Marquette University
Co-presented to the Marquette University social community about building a grass-roots social media effort at UW-Madison (2011)

Social media community management
Co-presented on a panel at the UW System Integrated Marketing and Communications (IM.COMM) Conference to speak about community management in higher education (2011)