Presentations & Invited Talks

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Conference Presentations
“A Mountain Climber’s Guide to Scrambling Through Change,” Society for College and University Planning Annual, International Conference, British Columbia, 2016.

“Designing Innovation: Hubs, Labs, and Maker Space,” Society for College and University Planning Pacific Regional Conference, Oregon, 2015. More details here.

“Crowdfunding for Academics,” Simon Fraser University Summer Institute, British Columbia, 2014.

“The Role of Non-Formal Learning Space in Student Engagement,” Society for College and University Planning Pacific Regional Conference, California, 2014.

“The Reading Corner: Designing Learning Spaces for the Home,” University of British Columbia’s Early Years Conference, British Columbia, 2014.

“Designing Student Engagement: How Physical Space Influences Student Perception and Behaviour,” Pacific Northwest Institutional Research & Planning Conference, British Columbia, 2013.

“Road to Completion: Strategies and Tools for Graduate Student Success,” Simon Fraser University Summer Institute, British Columbia, 2013.

“Learning Space: To Go Boldly Beyond,” Simon Fraser University Summer Institute, British Columbia, 2012.

“Learning Within the Commons: An Exploratory Study of the Transactional Relationship Between Students and Their Learning Environment,” Environmental Design Research Association Conference, Washington, 2012.

“Outside the Box: Assessing Informal Learning Space,” American Education Research Association Conference, British Columbia, 2012.

“The Space Between: Is Where You’ll Find Me Learning and Dreaming,” Think Again Conference, Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, 2011.

It’s Not Easy Being Green: Ecological Planning and Design for a Sustainable Campus,” Canadian Network for Environmental Education and Communication Conference, British Columbia, 2010.

Sustainable Educational Ecologies,” Canadian Network for Environmental Education and Communication Conference, British Columbia, 2010.

“My Space: Enhancing the Campus Environment Through Post-Occupancy Evaluation,” Canadian Institutional Research & Planning Association Conference, Alberta, 2009.

“The Complexities of Campus Design and Its Impact on Student and Community Engagement,” Canadian Institutional Research & Planning Association Conference, Alberta, 2009.

Assessing the Campus Environment Through a Student Lens,” Association for Institutional Research Conference, Washington, 2008.

“Learning Space: Designing a Fabric of Opportunity,” Simon Fraser University McGraw-Hill Ryerson Conference, British Columbia, 2008.

“Campus Snapshot: A Qualitative Study on Students’ Perceptions at the University College of the Fraser Valley,” The European Higher Education Society Conference, Austria, 2007.

“Uplifting Women Farm Workers,” Farm and Ranch Safety and Health Association, British Columbia, 2003.

Invited Talks & Workshops
Panelist, “Making the Case: Catalyzing the Creativity of Learners by Inventing and Reinventing Makerspaces,” Learning Spaces Collaboratory, Online, 2015. More details here.

Facilitator, “Exploring Aspects of Campus Space Design that Enhance Creativity,” Society for College and University Planning Annual, International Conference, Illinois, July 2015.

“Designing Innovation: Hubs, Labs, and Maker Space,” Society for College and University Planning Annual, International Conference, Illinois, 2015. More details here.

Presenter, “Creativity, Collaboration, and Makerspaces,” Perkins+Will Architects, British Columbia, 2015.

Panelist, “Creation and Assessment of a Collaborative Innovation Workspace,” VentureWell OPEN Conference, Washington, D.C., 2015. Featured in Inside Shepley Bulfinch and Rev Ithaca Startup Works blog.

Panelist, “2013-2014 Perry Chapman Research Team Live Discussion,” Society for College and University Planning, Online, 2014.

Presenter, “Supporting Literacy, Learning and Community Through Design,” Chilliwack Learning Community Society, British Columbia, 2014.

Panelist, “Crowdfunding Google+ Hangout,” University of Alberta Career Centre, Online, 2013.

Guest Lecturer, “Conducting Research: Integrating Art, Science & Design,” Management & Systems Science Seminar Series, Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, 2013.

Guest Lecturer, “APA Style & Referencing,” Development of Educational Programs and Practices for Diverse Educational Settings, Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, 2012.

Guest Lecturer, “Using the Post-Occupancy Evaluation as a Method of Assessment,” Learning Environments, Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, 2011.

Guest Lecturer, “Identity & Place: A Discussion on James Baldwin’s A Talk to Teachers,” Communicating Diversity for a Just Society, University of California Santa Cruz, California, 2009.

Presenter, “Simon Fraser University Site Analysis: Academic Quadrangle North Concourse,” Simon Fraser University Facilities Services, Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, 2008.

Invited participant, Minerva Foundation Conference Learning to Lead Program, University of British Columbia, British Columbia, 2008.

Presenter, “Mission, Place, and Learning Space,” University of Fraser Valley Senior Administration Meeting, University of Fraser Valley, British Columbia, 2008.

Guest Lecturer, “Using Reflexive Photography as a Qualitative Methodology,” Introduction to Research Methods, University of the Fraser Valley, British Columbia, 2007.

Session Chair or Convener
Society for College & University Planning Annual, International Conference, Illinois, 2015.

Society for College & University Planning Pacific Regional Conference, California, 2014.

Society for College and University Planning Pacific Regional Conference, Colorado, 2013.

Learning Together: Engaging the World Conference, Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, 2013.

Society for College & University Planning Pacific Regional Conference, California, 2010.

7th International Conference on Imagination and Education, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, 2009.

Canadian Institutional Research & Planning Association Conference, Alberta, 2009.

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