Public Speaking

Conferences / Community / Contributions

Conference Talks

Large-scale multi-day or multi-track events. Ideally with peer-reviewed talk selections and focus on advanced topics and audiences. Conference attendance estimates given (if known).

2019

2018

  • Oct | Get Animated With Flutter | DevFest New Haven, Oct 27, New Haven, CT. (200 attendees) | slides
  • Oct | Write Your First Flutter App / 2-hr Workshop | EmpireJS, Sep 20-21, New York, NY. (200 attendees)
  • Oct | The ABCs of GDE | WTM Summit, Oct, New York, NY. (150 attendees) | slides
  • Sep | The Pharos of PWA: Deconstructing a Lighthouse Audit | EmpireJS, Sep 20-21, New York, NY. (200+ expected)
  • Aug | Get Animated With Flutter | DroidCon NYC, Aug 27-28, New York, NY. (800+ attendees) | slides
  • Aug | (keynote) Self Care For Developers: Defense Against the Dark Arts | Android Summit, Aug 16, Washington DC. (200+ attendees) | slides
  • Jul | Building a Performant Cross-Platform Mobile UI with Flutter | O'Reilly OSCON, Jul 16-19, Portland, OR. (5000+ attendees) | slides
  • Jun | PWAs & Polymer: Let's Prototype a Modern Web App | MongoDB World , Jun 26-27, New York, NY. (2000+ attendees)
  • Jun | Web Components: From Why to Why Now! | BuzzJS, NYC, Jun 14-15, New York, NY. (200+ attendees)
  • May | Scaling Community Engagement with Slack, Social Media & Storytelling / Global GDG Summit, May 7, Mountain View, CA. (600+ attendees)
  • May | Representation Matters: Rebuilding a Community | North America GDG Summit, May 5-6, Mountain View, CA. (200+ attendees)
  • Apr | One Codebase, Two Apps, All Flutter! | IWD NYC, Apr 21, New York, NY. (100+ attendees)
  • Apr | Representation Matters | Togetherfest NY, Apr 19-20, New York, NY(200+ attendees)
  • Jan | First Flutter, Then Fly | WindyCity DevFest, Chicago, IL. (200+ attendees) | video, slides

2017

  • Nov | Pragmatic Machine Learning | DevFest Florida, Nov 12, Orlando, FL. (200+ attendees) | slides
  • Nov | Data On Fire: Building real-time apps with Firebase | DevFest Montreal, Nov 18, Montreal, Canada. (100+ attendees) | slides
  • Oct | Sorry! Not Sorry: From Peer-Approval to Self-Appreciation | ElaConf, Oct 28, Philadelphia, PA. (100+ attendees) | slides
  • Apr | Understanding Your User: A Dive into Firebase Analytics | DroidCon Boston, Apr 10, Boston, MA. (200+ attendees) | slides
  • Apr | From Interactions to Insight: Data-driven development with Firebase Analytics | Chicago Roboto, Apr 21, Chicago, IL. (200+ attendees) | slides

2016

  • Nov | From Make to Monetize: Jumpstart your mobile product with Firebase / DevFest Capital Region (slides, site)
  • Sep | Understanding Your User: A Developers's Guide to Firebase Analytics / DroidCon NYC, New York (slides, site)
  • Sep | Building Real-Time Reactive Apps for the Modern User / DevFest DC, Washington DC (slides, site)

2015

  • Oct | Reactive, Responsive & Real-Time: Building mobile-ready apps with Meteor / Grace Hopper, Houston TX (slides)
  • Oct | Yopp! Hackerpreneurism in the Hudson Valley / Catskills Conf, Hudson Valley NY (slides, site)
  • Sep | Intro to Polymer & Web Components / DevFest Buffalo, Buffalo NY (slides, site)
  • Sep | Material Design: A Developer Perspective / DevFest DC, Washington DC (slides, site)
  • Aug | Voice Actions & The Interaction API / DroidCon NYC, NY (slides, site)
  • May | GDG Wisdom: The GitBook Initiative / GDG Global Summit, Mountain View CA (slides)
  • Mar | An Introduction to Polymer / IWD NYC 2015, New York (slides, site)

2014

  • Apr | GDG Review: New York / GDG North America Summit, Mountain View CA (slides)

(to be completed..)

Community Talks

Local meetups, universities, small teams or companies. Ideally with a focus on creating awareness or advancing learning within the community.

2018

  1. 06/30 - Flutter On Fire / FlutterCamp @GDG NYC (site / 125+ ppl)
  2. 06/04 - Flutter For Mobile Developers / GDG NYC IO-Extended (site / 125+ ppl)
  3. 05/16 - Flutter for Mobile Developers / Sharatoga TechTalks Meetup (site / 25+ ppl)
  4. 04/02 - TensorFlow DevSummit Recap / GDG NYC TFDS-Extended (site / slides / 125+ ppl)
  5. 03/03 - Tech Speaking: Confs & Strategies / Global Diversity CFPDay NYC (site / slides / 100+ ppl)

2017

  1. 01/2017 - Full Stack Dev with Firebase: Rapid Prototyping with Firebase & React / GDG Capital Region (slides)
  2. 01/2014 - Dart Flight School / GDG NYC (slides)

(to be completed..)

Professional Contributions

Supporting community or conference events in a non-speaker capacity e.g., by reviewing papers, hosting sessions, mentoring or judging hackathons, or organizing a community-focused session.

  1. 2019 DroidCon Boston / Organizing Committee
  2. 2018 DroidCon SF / Program Committee
  3. 2018 DroidCon NYC / Program Committee
  4. 2018 O'Reilly OSCON / Session Host (step-in)
  5. 2017 O'Reilly AI NY / Session Host
  6. 2017 O'Reilly Velocity NY / Community Partner (Special Event)
  7. 2017 O'Reilly Strata NY / Session Host
  8. 2017 Hack Upstate 1X / Judge
  9. 2016 O'Reilly Strata NY / Session Host
  10. 2016 SheHacks NYC / Hackathon Mentor
  11. 2016 Startup Weekend EDU NYC / Hackathon Mentor
  12. 2015 Meteor Global Distributed Hackathon / Judge
  13. 2015 SheHacks NYC / Hackathon Mentor
  14. 2014 Wearables Workshop @WeCode Unconference / Organizer & Panel Moderator

(to be continued..)

Event Calendar

Tracking events (meetups, conferences & online training) that I am confirmed for (i.e., organizing, speaking at, attending) or considering (tentative plans) in the upcoming months. If I am in your region, I'd love to meet peer developers, technology & community professionals.

In Planning

  • Mar 4 | workshop | Global Diversity CFP Day, New York City, NY.
  • Mar 26 | conf | DroidCon Boston, Boston MA.

Past Events

  • Sep 10 | meetup | Flutter Study Jams Kickoff @GDGNYC, New York, NY.
  • Sep 17 | conf | North America GDE Summit, Waterloo, CA.
  • Oct 01 | meetup | Flutter Study Jams Showcase @GDGNYC, New York, NY
  • Oct 13 | conf | WTM Summit, New York, NY.
  • Oct 19 | training | Safari Live Online 12-3pm PST
  • Nov 05 | meetup | Firebase Summit Extended @GDGNYC, New York, NY
  • Nov 16 | training | Safari Live Online 12-3pm PST
  • Dec 03 | meetup | Festive Meetup @GDGNYC, New York, NY

(to be completed..)