Through my roles at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum and the Lemur Conservation Network, I frequently speak to a variety of groups. I especially enjoy giving presentations about user experience research, lemur conservation, digital strategy, and how these all relate. Below is a list of events and speaking engagements.


American Zoological Association Conference, September 2023
Poster Presentation
"Bringing Hope to Messaging about Endangered Species on Zoo Websites: A Focus on Lemurs"


Visitor Studies Association Conference, July 13, 2023
One-hour Session

"Iterative Research and Prototyping to Increase Audio Engagement in a Contemporary Genocide Exhibition"

Rewildology Podcast, October 2022
"Lemurs & the Wonders of Madagascar with Lynne Venart"

Conservation Marketing Conference, October 2021
Society for Conservation Biology

"Engaging Online Audiences in Difficult Topics: Applying Lessons from the Holocaust Museum to Conservation Marketing"

Sharing Digitally: Seminar on Digital Tools and Infrastructures, September 2021
Lviv Center for Urban History, Ukraine
"A Digital Resource for Teaching Holocaust History in Ukraine"

Topeka Zoo, Staff Training, September 2021
"How Zoos Help Lemurs"

Cougar Mountain Zoo, Staff Training, July 2021
"How Zoos Help Lemurs"

Dr. Wildlife Twitch Stream, May 2021
"Learn about Lemurs and their Conservation with the Lemur Conservation Network"

Presentation to Holocaust Survivors, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, April 2021
"About the Museum's Work to Create a Digital Primary Source Tool for Ukrainian Students and Professors"

Central Washington University Primatology Program, February 2021
"Lemur Conservation with the Lemur Conservation Network"

Virtual World Lemur Festival Events, Lemur Conservation Network, October 2020
"Family-friendly Lemur Trivia"
"Panel Discussion on Lemur Conservation"
"Madagascar Travel Showcase"

Smithsonian National Zoo, Primate Volunteer Training, August 2017
"Lemur Conservation with the Lemur Conservation Network"