Round Table Image by Mathieu Rivard
Speaking in 2019
Toronto, Canada (March 2, 2019). The universal human attraction to vitality. Living Architecture Systems Group Symposium, Ontario College of Art and Design.
Dallas, Texas (April 16, 2019). Neuroscience, psychology and architectural design. HKS Symposium on Architecture and Neuroscience (by invitation only). Dallas Center for Brain Health.
Montreal, PQ (April 29, 2019). Challenges to mental health in urban settings. IHSP Research to Policy Dragon’s Den: Cities and Mental Health.
Seattle, Washington (May 1, 2019). Body, mind and spirit: How architecture moves us. YMCA Facilities Summit. Edgewater Hotel, Seattle Wa.
Moscow, Russian Federation (July 4-7, 2019). The neuroscience of urban design. Moscow Urban Forum. Zaryadye Park, Moscow, Russia Federation.
Jakarta, Indonesia (October 8-9, 2019). Challenges to mental health in urban environments. Wellbeing in Urban Living: Challenges and Opportunities, Universitas Indonesia.
Geneva, Switzerland (November 4, 2019). Places to love. How to Measure Baukultur. Pavillon Sicli, Geneva.
Speaking in 2018
Davos, Switzerland (January 21, 2018). Baukultur and urban form, Conference for European Ministers of Culture: World Economic Forum Satellite Conference.
Moscow, Russia (May 17, 2018). This is your brain on urban design. First International Forum on Sustainable Development and Cities of the Future.
Venice, Italy (May 30, 2018). Thinking on your street: Methods in urban psychogeography. Università luav di Venezia NAAD program in Neuroscience Applied to Architecture.
San Diego, CA (August 15, 2018). The neuroscience of urban design. Neuroscience for Architecture, Urbanism, and Design Intersession Program, NewSchool of Architecture and Design.
Salzburg, Austria (October 11, 2018). Global Seminar on Building Healthy, Equitable Communities.
London, England (October 23, 2018). Visual perception, emotion and streetscape design. Conscious Cities (via webinar).
Toronto, Canada (November 19, 2018). Mental wellness and high density. Vertical Neighborhoods Summit, Canada Green Building Council, Sidewalk Toronto.
Yekaterinburg, Russia (December 7, 2018). The psychology of high-rise designs. 100+ Forum Russia 2018.
Ottawa, Canada (December 13, 2018). This is your brain on urban design. NCC Urbanism Lab.
Speaking in 2017
San Diego, California (January 25). This is your brain on urban design. NewSchool Lecture Series
London, UK (May 3). Becoming the city. Conscious Cities Conference (keynote)
Toronto, Ontario (September 7). Spirit, health and design. YMCA Facilities Design Symposium (keynote).
Seattle, Washington (September 22). A city for all. City of Seattle Urban Hackathon (keynote)
Chicago, Illinois (September 30). Central and peripheral visual processing and urban aesthetics. Driehaus Symposium on Human Perception and the Built Environment
Speaking in 2016
Halifax Nova Scotia (May 19). This is your brain on urban design. Nova Scotia Planners’Conference (keynote)
Doors Open Toronto (May 28-29). Psychogeographic walking tours of the City of Toronto.
Ottawa Ontario (June 15). This is your brain on urban design. Ottawa Planning and Development Town Hall (keynote).
Stockholm, Sweden (August 31). The Psychology of Design: Understanding the Factors that Lead to a Sense of Home. Upplands Väsby Urban Planning Day.
St. Peter’s Church, Kitchener ON (September 17). Architecture and emotion: The psychological impact of built spaces. Doors Open Waterloo Region.
RIM Park, Waterloo, ON (October 13). This is your brain on urban design. Third Age Lecture Series (subscription only).
RIM Park, Waterloo, ON (October 20). All that glitters isn’t green. Third Age Lecture Series (subscription only).
Knox Centre, Waterloo (October 26). Amplify – The 2016 Culture Summit (keynote).
Iberoamericana University, Mexico City (November 11). Places of the Heart – Lecture and workshop.
Webinar (November 17). Urban design, psychology, and public health. Public Health Agency of Canada (webinar).
The University of Texas at Austin. (December 5). Psychology of Architecture
Speaking in 2015
Annual Institute on the Library as Place, Waterloo, ON (keynote)
Urbanspace Gallery, Toronto. Workshops and experiments hosted by the Urban Realities Lab to continue until November 13.
Different Drummer Book and Author Series, Burlington Golf and Country Club
Ryerson City Builder’s Book Club, Urbanspace Gallery, Toronto
Pioneer Works, Brooklyn NY. Workshop, experiments and discussion.
This is your brain on urban design (keynote). City of Guelph Celebration of World Town Planning Day, Guelph, ON.
In the mobile world, is there a sense of place? Panel Discussion for City as Classroom Monday Night Seminars. McLuhan Centre for Culture and Technology, Toronto, ON.
Speaking in 2014
Friday, September 19
Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture, Salk Institute, La Jolla, CA.
Wednesday, October 8
Unsitely! Leveraging Design to Improve Urban Construction Sites
Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal, QC
Speaking in 2013
April 5th, “The psychology of post-oil”
Goethe Institute, Toronto
July 14th, “You Are Here”
Forge Media and Design, Toronto
November 2nd, “The subway squeeze”
Guggenheim Museum, NYC
November 21st, “Adventures at the intersection of neuroscience and architecture”
Museum of Vancouver, Vancouver
November 23rd, “Big brain waves”
Museum of Vancouver Vancouver
Speaking in 2012
March 3rd, BMW Guggenheim Lab
December 14th, “Psychology on the street”
BMW-Guggenheim Laboratory Mumbai
December 15, “Sensing Mumbai” – Panel discussion
BMW-Guggenheim Laboratory, Mumbai
Speaking in 2011
March 3rd, TEDxWaterloo Waterloo
April 12th, Ryerson University Toronto
April 20th, “Wayfinding, psychology and virtual environments”
Forrec Design, Toronto
October 1st, BMW-Guggenheim Lab
New York City
October 15th, BMW-Guggenheim Lab
New York City
University of Guelph
Speaking in 2010
March 26th, St. Mary’s Undergraduate Psychology Conference St. Mary’s University, Halifax
April 8th, University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies Markham Civic Centre, Markham
April 22nd, Bruce Trail Conservancy Toronto
May 6th, BeSpatial ’10 Paramount Conference Centre, Vaughan
June 3rd, BC Planning Association Sunpeaks Resort, Kamloops, BC
June 7th, Canadian Science Writer’s Association Ottawa
August 15th, You Are Here 2 Portland, Oregon