Speaking Engagements

2020_Mar 16–18_Design Principles and Practices Conference_Pratt_Brooklyn, NY_Chicago Design Milestones
2020_Feb 12–15_CAA Conference_Design Incubation 6.2_Chicago, IL_Chicago Design Milestones

2019_Oct 21-22_Design Colloquium_UIC School of Design_Chicago, IL_Design Journey and Practice*
2019_Oct 3-4_Type Tales Chicago_Held by Type Magazine_Chicago, IL_Chicago Design Through The Decades
2019_Aug 29_TypeCon Education Forum_Minneapolis, MN_Hosts (filmed and live-streamed)
2019_Aug 28–Sep 1_TypeCon_Minneapolis, MN_Opening address and co-host (filmed and live-streamed)*
2019_Jul 1_Chicago Design Milestones_150 Media Stream_Chicago, IL_Opening address (in a team)
2019_Jun 21_CDA Preview Gala_Archeworks_Chicago, IL_Opening address (in a team)
2019_Feb 7_Outlying_Solo exhibition_Seerveld Gallery_Palos Heights, IL_Outlying
2019_Jan 18-20_STA Design Inspiration Weekend_Itasca, IL_Dimensional Typography* and Outlying

2018_Design Incubation 5.1_Chicago Design Week_DePaul University_Chicago, IL_90 Years of The STA
2018_TypeCon Education Forum_Portland, OR_Hosts (event filmed for live-streaming)
2018_AIGA Chicago_Chicago, IL_Moderator for PreFlight: Career and Portfolio Advice from the Pros**
2018_TypeThursday Chicago_Chicago, IL_Dialogue Lead (conduct audience discussion and critique)*
2018_STA Design Inspiration Weekend_Itasca, IL_90 Years of The Society of Typographic Arts

2017_TypeThursday Chicago_Chicago, IL_Host and Dialogue Lead*
2017_ATypI_Montreal, Canada_90 Years of The Society of Typographic Arts
2017_TypeCon Education Forum_Boston, MA_Hosts (event filmed for live-streaming)
2017_UIC Public Seminar Series_Chicago, IL_Panel discussion: Practice Maneuvers*
2017_Design Principles and Practices Conference_Toronto, Canada_Chance Operations in Design
2017_STA Design Inspiration Weekend_Itasca, IL_Chance Operations

2016_HNTB Creative Summit_Chicago, IL_The State of GD or How to Stop Worrying and Find Inspiration**
2016_TypeCon Education Forum_Seattle, WA_Hosts (event filmed for live-streaming)
2016_New Directions in the Humanities Conference_Chicago, IL_Literature and Information Design
2016_STA Design Inspiration Weekend_Itasca, IL_Hosts

2015_Brown Bag Lecture Series_Columbia College Chicago_Chicago, IL_Beautiful Failures**
2015_Education, Research and Innovation Conference_Seville, Spain_Data Typographics
2015_Design Colloquium_UIC School of Design_Chicago, IL_Origins and Threads*
2015_TypeCon Education Forum_Denver, CO_Hosts (event filmed for live-streaming)
2015_Design Principles and Practices Conference_Chicago, IL_Typographic Ligatures
2015_STA Design Inspiration Weekend_Itasca, IL_Typeface Specimen Design and Origins and Threads*

2014_Design Colloquium_UIC Design_Chicago, IL_Origins and Threads*
2014_Books, Publishing and Libraries_Boston, MA_The Role of Print-on-demand in Design Pedagogy
2014_TypeCon Education Forum_Washington, DC_Mess With a Classic**
2014_Concept & Literacy Seminar_Purdue University_Fort Wayne, IN_From Inspiration to Retrospection*
2014_STA Design Inspiration Weekend_Itasca, IL_The Lineage of a Curriculum
2014_STA Design Inspiration Weekend_Itasca, IL_The Future of the Printed Magazine**

2013_Design Colloquium_UIC Design_Chicago, IL_Education Catalysts and Career Trajectory*
2013_Conference on the Image_Chicago, IL_The Accidental Image
2013_STA Winter Retreat_Itasca, IL_Reinterpreting the Book and Thematic Poster Design

2012_TypeCon Education Forum_Milwaukee, WI_Shifting from Micro to Macro

2011_Conference on the Constructed Environment_Chicago, IL_Objectified Alphabets*
2011_Conference on the Book_University of Toronto_Ontario, CA_Book Form and Content
2011_TypeCon Education Forum_New Orleans, LA_Ligature Poetics
2011_Design Principles and Practices_Sapienza University_Rome, IT_From Wordplay to Designplay

2010_TypeCon Education Forum_Los Angeles, CA_Learning From Vernacular Typography
2010_New Directions in the Humanities_UCLA_Los Angeles, CA_Experimental Typography
2010_Design Principles and Practices_UIC Forum_Chicago, IL_3D Inspiration for 2D Design*

2009_Show and Tell_The Whistler_Chicago, IL_Using White Space**
2009_Engineering, Research and Innovation Conference_Madrid, ES_Letterform Objects*
2009_TypeCon_Atlanta, GA_3-Dimensional Letterforms*
2009_TypeCon Education Forum_Atlanta, GA_The Page

*    Sharon solo
**  Guy solo