Speaking

Robin is an engaging speaker who brings passion to every talk he gives. He is sought out internationally to give keynote talks on urbanism, urban design, urban planning, cities and public healthengaged citizenship, community building, mental health, and personal branding in academia. Robin also offers interactive and engaging workshops on these topics.

Robin’s talks start conversations that lead to change in communities, organizations and cities.

If you’d like to bring Robin to speak at your event, get in touch here.


What people are saying:

Robin was an inspiring and engaging speaker for our students.  He did a wonderful job opening their eyes to how they can become involved and active citizens by using his own experiences as examples of how action can lead to positive results. His humour and sincerity and his ability to connect with the audience allowed students to relate to his narrative and learn from his ideas. He left an impression on our students, with many of them describing his talk as “inspiring”. I would definitely recommend Robin as a speaker! 

– Stephanie Dupley, Career Advisor – International & Graduate Students, University of Windsor

Image result for university of windsor

 

“Robin talks about things that are critical to city building. He is thoughtful, persistent and persuasive. He is able to connect with audiences, and moreover, his voice resonates.”

– Susan Holdsworth, WinterCity Stratety Coordinator, City of Edmonton

download

“The perspectives Robin shared on the intersection of the built environment and social and emotional health left a lasting impression. Our local cycling community was inspired, and has continued the conversation about how to build an inclusive city.

– Heather Shearer, President of Bike Ottawa

2017_Bike_Ottawa_Masthead_line

 


Upcoming Events:

October 19, 2018, Panelist, UN Urban Thinkers Campus: Behaviour Change for Sustainable Cities, Waterloo

October 22, 2018, Panelist, An Evening With Michael Landsberg, Waterloo

January 31, 2019, Keynote Speaker, Third Age Learning KW, Kitchener

February 10, 2019, Keynote Speaker, Washington Bike Summit, Spokane

Past Events:

September 19, 2018, Presenter, Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture, San Diego

June 20, 2018, Keynote Speaker, Population Health Initiative, Sudbury

May 24, 2018, Keynote Speaker, Ontario Association of Architects, Toronto

April 25, 2018: Keynote Speaker, Branding Yourself in Academia, University of Waterloo

April 24, 2018: Keynote Speaker, Branding Yourself in Academia, University of Windsor

April 16-20, 2018: Keynote Speaker, Mode Shift, Winnipeg

February 27, 2018: Keynote Speaker, Civic Tech KW

February 8, 2018: Keynote Speaker, Halifax Winter Bike Week

January 25, 2018: Speaker, Approachable Density

December 18, 2017: Speaker, QA Greenways Open Forum

November 9, 2017: Speaker, Bradford Library #Lightbrary Launch

October 26, 2017: Panelist, Open Conversation, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery

October 19, 2017: MC, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery Black and Gold Gala

October 19, Keynote, University Health Network OT Month Celebration, Toronto

October 18, 2017: MC,  Amplify Waterloo

October 2, 2017: Keynote, Bike Ottawa AGM 

September 28, 2017: Keynote, Design Council of Saskatchewan Design Week Speaker Series

September 27, 2017: Lunch and Learn, Design Council of Saskatchewan Design Week Speaker Series

September 15, 2017, Knowledge Integration Seminar Series, University of Waterloo

May 26-27, 2017: Panel Discussion on Smart Cities, Cappsule Tribe Conference

April 14-16, 2017: Keynote Talk, Panel on Vision Zero and Cold Weather Cities,  Moscow International Cycling Congress

March 15, 2017: Talk, Waterloo Unlimited Speaker Series

February 17, 2017: Plenary, International Winter Cities Conference

February 10, 2017: Keynote, Winter Cycling Congress

January 18, 2017: Panel Discussion on Healthy Cities, Kitchener Public Library

 


 

 

 

 

 

3 thoughts on “Speaking

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *