Debra M. Amidon USA Presentations

"Vision of Knowledge: Vignettes from the Past, the Present and Future" - Closing presentation for the Educational Doctorate Program for Regis College, Weston, Massachusetts (3 May 2014)

"The IC Bretton Woods: A Global Innovation Frontier"- keynote for the ICICKM 2013 Conference sponsored by George Washington University, Washington, D.C. [24-25 October, 2013]

"Networking the Technopolis": A Story of Perspective" – keynote panel for the IC2 Institute Global Fellows Meeting, University of Texas at Austin. [25th April 2013]

"Restoring the Global Economy: A World Trade of Ideas” – Keynote for the Auburn University Forum on Restoring the Global Economy, CNN Omni, Atlanta, Georgia (4 October 2012)

"Exploring the Global Economy - Knowledge-Based Business Model Innovation" – standards presentation for OMG Business Architecture Special Interest Group, Cambridge, Massachusetts (18 July 2012)

"Exploring the Global Economy - Knowledge-Based Business Model Innovation" – Workshop: Joint Princeton, Stanford and Aalborg
Universities, NEFFICS, FInES, CTIF and EU, Princeton, New Jersey {6 June 2012}


‘Accelerating Transfer within an Innovation Ecosystem: A Story of Perspective’- Opening Keynote for the Technology Transfer Summit hosted by the Office of the CIO for the US Department of Energy, Dallas, Texas (16 April 2012)

“Toward a GlobalCommonwealth”, International Context presentation for the Boston Innovation Study Tour, IBM Innovation Center, Waltham, Massachusetts (5 October 2011)

“Collaborative Advantage: A New Game in Town”, presentation for the American Association for the Advancement of Science, AAAS Forum on Science and Technology Policy, Washington, D.C. (6 May 2011)

“Knowledge-based Business Model Innovation”, presentation for the MMT Studieturs-program for Denmark Executives, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California USA (10 October 2011))

“Innovashop: Envisioning the New Global Citizen, Classroom and Teacher” – Workshop for the Annual Conference sponsored by the Massachusetts Technology Education/Engineering Collaborative (MassTEC), Fitchburg, Massachusetts USA (15 October 2010)

“Innovating a GlobalCommonwealth: What’s New, What’s Needed, and Prospects for Success” – Luncheon Address for the Annual Meeting of the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Foundation, Boston, Massachusetts USA (9 February 2010)

E100 Roundtable, New York, NY (8-9 December 2009)

“The Trapeze Parable: Challenges for Innovation Measurement” – Keynote for the 2nd Symposium for the International Society for Innovation Management Professionals (ISPIM), New York City, NY (7 December 2009)

"Innovation, Inspiration and Imagination: Incentives for the Future" - Panel for the 2009 Women In Defense (WID) National Conference with the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) in Washington, D.C. (29 September 2009)

"Benchmarking Innovation Policies of Leading Countries" - Breakfast Panel for the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) in Washington, D.C. (28 September 2009)

"Toward a National Knowledge Innovation Policy" - Closing panel for the 2009 Federal KM Conference in Washington, D.C. (29 April 2009)

"Get Global: Becoming: Untouchable in a Flattening World" - Panel presentation for the Reunion & Alumni Weekend , Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts (October 24, 2008)

"The Digital Management Legacy: A Culture of Knowledge, Innovation and Collaborative Advantage" - Presentation for the Dedication of the Ken Olsen Discovery Center Gordon College, Wenham, Massachusetts (September 27, 2008)

“Knowledge Innovation Zones: Emerging Relevance in Our Global Economy” Greater Boston Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP), Boston, Massachusetts (March 15, 2007)


“In the Knowledge Zone: Emergence of a Global Economy – Implications for the Brainerd Lakes Area”, Luncheon address for the BLADC Annual Meeting, Brainerd, Minnesota (October 6, 2006)

“State-of-the-World on Knowledge Innovation Zones: Implications for Minnesota, the Nation and Abroad ”, Keynote for the 11th Annual Minnesota Development Conference sponsored by the Dept. of Employment and Economic Development, St. Paul, Minnesota ( October 5, 2006)

“In the Knowledge Zone P7 Blueprint: Innovating the IDB and the Constituency it Serves”, Presentation to the Executive Board of the Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, D.C. (June 30, 2006)

“Executive Briefing: State-of-the-World Report on Knowledge Innovation Zones”, Briefing for the US Science Diplomat’s Club, Telecommunications and Economic attachés worldwide ICT Staff, Republic of Ireland Embassy, Washington, D.C. ( June 29, 2006)

“Women of the Knowledge Economy”, Keynote for Leadership America, Boston, Massachusetts. (June 28, 2006)

“In the Knowledge Zone: Potential for Latin America, the Caribbean and Beyond”, Executive Briefing provided for the Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, D.C. (April 21, 2006)

“Knowledge Innovation Zones: Emerging Relevance in our Global Economy”, Briefing for the worldwide ICT Staff, US State Department,
Washington, D.C. (December 5, 2005)

"5 Principles for Homeland Security", Keynote for the workshop on 'KM Strategy in Fast Changing Organizations' sponsored by the e-Gov Institute, Washington, D.C. (April 22, 2005)

"A Baltic Celebration", Launch of the new 3-volume publication entitled Knowledge Economics: Principles, Practices and Policies (Tartu University Press), at the US-Baltic Foundation Silent Auction and Gala Awards Dinner, Boston, Massachusetts. (March 5, 2005)

"Boston as a Knowledge Commercialization Zone: Regional Collaboration for Prosperity", Distinguished Lecture Series presentation at Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts. (November 30, 2004)

"In Search of Innovation: Building a Knowledge World" for the Power Breakfast sponsored by Calkin's Advisors LLC, Waltham, Massachusetts. (May 19, 2004)

"The Innovation SuperHighway: Social and Technical Networks". Spring 2004 Event on Social Networks, sponsored by the KMCluster, New York City, NY. (March 26, 2004)

“Innovating Carbondale: Harnessing Intellectual Capital, presentation for a strategy team sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce”, Carbondale, Pennsylvania (March 23, 2004)

"Developing Case Story Examples", a Workshop on Innovation for SME's, a session for the CEO Roundtable, Burlington, Massachusetts. (August 21, 2003). 

"The Innovation SuperHighway: Human and Humane Agenda" - International book launch for The Innovation SuperHighway and dedication to Dr. George and Ronya Kozmetsky, IC2 Institute, Austin, Texas. (December 11, 2002)

“The Knowledge Millennium Generation on The Innovation SuperHighway.” Book launch and Knowledge Concert sponsored by the Bentley Model United Nations Program, Bentley College, Waltham, Massachusetts (November 11, 2002)

"Sustained Innovation: Leveraging Collaborative Advantage." Keynote address for the The Joachim Forum and the annual meeting of the SUNY - Environmental Sciences and Forestry (ESF) Institute. (October 22-23, 2002)

“Knowledge Innovation: The True Competitive Intelligence,” webinar provided for the Special Libraries Association (SLA), Washington, DC. (September 25, 2002)

The Knowledge Millennium: Harnessing the Innovation SuperHighway." Keynote presentation for the Global KM eXchange - 'Managing Knowledge in an Uncertain World' - coordinated by the Ark Group, Marriott Marquis, New York City, NY (USA). (June 27, 2002)

"The ENTOVATION 100 Roundtable: Creating Collaborative Advantage" - Facilitation of a Roundtable bridging international leadership of the Knowledge Value Proposition, the Knowledge Millennium Generation and the Knowledge Concert for a Tour du Knowledge Monde, New York City, NY (USA). (June 23-24, 2002)

Opening Keynote of the Conference - “Converting Russia to a Knowledge Economy: Problems and Potential” sponsored by the US State Department, Washington, D.C. (August 2001)

"Innovation Strategy - Concepts in Action" - Webcast presentation for the Innovation Network - that will include a Study Tips for reading Innovation Strategy for the Knowledge Economy, navigation through the ENTOVATION Website and PowerPoint slides fundamental for establishing a knowledge strategy. (July 10, 2001)

"Western Hemisphere Knowledge Partnerships." Panel session for the Spring Meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), Hynes Center, Boston, MA (May 31, 2001) 

"Strategies for 21st Century Knowledge Leadership" - featuring the ENTOVATION 100 in a 24-hour Dialogue as part of the 4th Annual international telecast of Global Learn Day (GLD IV). An opening address followed by four regional conversations with expert theorists and practitioners of the Knowledge Economy (October 7-8, 2000).

"Multinational Culture in the Knowledge Society: Individual, Organization and Global." Three-part course for the IPADE International Management Program is an executive education course for senior managers of Mexican multinationals. Fort Lauderdale, Florida USA. (July 6-7, 2000).

"Innovating the Fuzzy Front-End: The Knowledge Economy Implications." Executive meeting of R&D Directors in the New Jersey area. Stevens Institute of Technology (June 29, 2000).

"The Future Course of Knowledge Management," Intangibles Conference on Knowledge Management, Measurement and Organization, sponsored by Price Waterhouse Coopers, Stern School of Business, New York City, New York. (May 18-19, 2000)

"IRI Enters the Knowledge Millennium: An Innovation Compass," Keynote address for the Fall Meeting of the Industrial Research Institute, San Antonio, Texas (October 11, 1999).

"Innovation: Wind for Corporate and Individual Success," Guest lecture for the MBA course, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. (August 25, 1999).

"Knowledge KaleidoscopeSM: The Path to Prosperous Innovation," Course Presentation for Bentley College, Waltham, Massachusetts (May 6, 1998).

"Tour de Knowledge Monde," Knowledge Concert for the Annual Senior Research Fellows Banquet sponsored by IC2 Institute, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas (April 29,1999).

"Community of Knowledge Practice: Toward A Common Language" Toward a Common Language," Keynote and "Diverse Community Conversations: Managing the Connections" Workshop at the Annual Meeting of GOAL/QPC, Boston, Massachusetts (March 29, 1999).

"The Knowledge Value Proposition: State-of-the-Art, State-of-the-Practice and State-of-the-Future," Address sponsored by The World Bank, Washington, D.C. (November 24, 1998).

"Knowledge KaleidoscopeSM: The Path to Prosperous Innovation," Keynote for the Business Conference of GOAL/QPC, Methuen, Massachusetts (November 9-10, 1998).

"Economics of Intangible Value," Presentation at the "Measuring and Managing Intellectual Capital Conference,’ sponsored by World Trade Conferences, New York City, NY (November 4, 1998).

"Knowledge Innovation: Strategy for the Next Millennium," Instructional Seminars as part of the MIT Sloan Fellows Convocation Program, Cambridge, Massachusetts (October 15-16, 1998).

"Strategy for Knowledge Collaboration," Presentation sponsored by Motorola University, Illinois (August 26, 1998).

"Visualizing Opportunity in the Knowledge Economy," address to the National Business Meeting sponsored by CAM-I, San Antonio, Texas (June 16, 1998).

"Intellectual Capital and the Knowledge Economy," Presentation at the 1998 AICPA Spring National Industry Conference, San Diego, California (April 22, 1998).

"From Process to Practice: Implementation Strategies for Knowledge Innovation.," Workshop for Facilitating Corporate Innovation Via Knowledge Management, ICM Conference, New York, New York (April 3, 1998)

"The CIO as the Chief Innovation Officer," Presentation for the Center for Information Management Systems, Babson College, Babson Park, Massachusetts January 22, 1997).

"Toward the World Trade of Ideas" - Address at the Conference for Architects of the 21st Century, sponsored by JL Group, Washington, DC (October 22, 1997).

"Collaborative Knowledge: The Worldwide Implications," Presentation for the Fourth Colloquium on Petroleum Engineering Education, Breckenridge Hilton Resort, Colorado (July 22, 1997).

"Visualizing Opportunity in the Knowledge Economy,' Presentation for the Babson Women in Business Program, Babson College, Babson Park, Massachusetts (April 8, 1997).

"Visualizing Opportunity in the Knowledge Economy," Presentation for the 2020 Vision Workshop sponsored by the National Research Council, The Beckman Center, University of Irvine, California (April 1, 1997).

"The Productivity Paradox: Economics, Behavior and Technology," Presentation at the Knowledge Management Dialogue, Austin, Texas (March 11, 1997).

"The Knowledge KaleidoscopeSM: Focus on Practice," Presentation at the Knowledge Management Dialogue, Austin, Texas (March 10, 1997).

"The Emerging Community of Knowledge Practice," Presentation at Steelcase North America, Grand Rapids, Michigan (March 27, 1997).

"The Emerging Community of Knowledge Practice," Keynote presentation at a British Petroleum R&D Conference, Houston, Texas (November 18, 1996).

"The Emerging Community of Knowledge Practice," presentation at the Leadership Conference, K-Ran Design, Windham, New Hampshire (October 17, 1996).

"The Ken of Innovation Management: Bridging Theory and Practice," workshop at the R&D Conference sponsored by the Institute for International Research, St. Louis, Missouri (April 26, 1996); repeated at the IIR Innovation Conference, New Orleans (September 27, 1996).

"The Ken of Innovation Management: Bridging Theory and Practice," seminar for Steelcase North America, Grand Rapids, Michigan (September 12, 1996).

"The Evolution of Knowledge Management: Hindsight, Insight and Foresight," presentation to BOS Inc., Murray Hill, New Jersey (August 6, 1996).

"The Emerging Community of Knowledge Practice," presentation to the R&D Conference sponsored by the Institute for International Research, St. Louis, Missouri (April 25, 1996); repeated at the IIR Innovation Conference, New Orleans (September 26, 1996).

"Managing the Enterprise's Hidden Assets," panel presentation to T.P.C. seminar series, Marlboro, Massachusetts (February 20, 1996)

"Dialogue With Customers: A New Innovation Strategy," presentation for The Planning Forum - Boston Chapter, Waltham, Massachusetts (December 11, 1995)

"Report Card: IQ^ Transformation," Fall Workshop of The MIT Office of Corporate Relations, Cambridge, Massachusetts (October 5, 1995)

"Collaborative Advantage: The Dynamic Strategy of the Future," presentation to Steelcase North America, Caldonia, Michigan (August 31, 1995).

"Virtual Learning: The Challenge of 5th Generation R&D", presentation at the 1995 AAAS Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia (February 17, 1995).

"The Academic Sun Tzu Maneuver: The Learning Advantage", presentation to the National Society for Performance and Instruction, Armed Forces Chapter, Williamsburg, Virginia (December 6, 1994).

"Creating a Learning Strategy: World-Wide Business Implications", presentation to the Training Management Action Committee of Arthur Andersen, St. Charles Educational Center, Chicago, Illinois (December 5, 1994).

"When Competitive Advantage is not Enough...", course for MERRA, Ann Arbor, Michigan (October 17, 1994).

"The Case for Knowledge Capital", workshop for senior executives of Arthur Andersen, Inc., Chicago, Illinois (October 12, 1994).

"SEMATECH Technology Transfer: Insight and Foresight", presentation to the SEMATECH Technology Council, Austin, Texas (September 15, 1994).

"Customer Success: A Collaborative Innovation Strategy", presentation to Corporate Development, Rohm and Haas, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (August 25, 1994).

"Partner Entovation: Beyond Technology Transfer", Annual Meeting of the Technology Transfer Society, Huntsville, Alabama (June 22, 1994).

"The Premier Strategy: Innovate with the Customersm", presentation at Steelcase North America, Caldonia, Michigan (January 24, 1994)

"The Evolution of Partner Entovation: Beyond Technology Transfer", conference sponsored by The National Technology Transfer Center, Washington, D.C. (March 30, 1994)

"Optimizing the Learning Network: A New Innovation Strategy for SRC", presentation to the leadership of the Semiconductor Research Corporation, Raleigh, North Carolina (October, 1993)

"Knowledge Innovation Management: The Common Language", Centennial Luncheon Address, College-Industry Education Conference, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), Orlando, Florida. (January 29, 1993)

"Knowledge Innovation: The New Source of Wealth", The First Global Forum on The Business Implications of Technology, co-sponsored by Management Center Europe, Decision Resources, and The American Management Association (AMA), Boston, MA (June 22, 1992).

"Innovation Management Crisis: Dangers and Opportunities:, The Center for Innovation Management Sciences (CIMS) Reunion, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, (June 12, 1992).

"The Collaborative Advantage: Optimizing Knowledge Flow", Annual Meeting, MIT Industrial Liaison Program, Cambridge, MA, (June 20, 1993).

"Modern Research Management: From Technology Transfer to Transformation", Workshop for the Manufacturing Resource Center, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, (June 6, 1991).

"The Dynamic Knowledge Based-Firm in a Global Economy", Digital Equipment Corporation, Nashua, NH, (June 23, 1991).

"Managing Enterprise Integration: Beyond Value-Chain Thinking", World Class Manufacturing Conference, National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS), Dallas, TX, (May 6, 1991).

"The Global Paradigm: Hope for the Flowers", Women in Engineering Award Luncheon, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, (May 9, 1991).

"Digital Transitioning/Transforming: Leveraging Our `D-Form Organization", Digital's Women Network, Digital Equipment Corporation, Maynard, MA, (April 16, 1991).

"Strategies for Enterprise Management", Russian Delegation, USSR Academy of The National Economy, Digital Equipment Corporation, Maynard, MA, (March 25, 1991).

"Creating a Global Innovation Management System", Butler Cox Study Mission for European CIO's, Maynard, MA, (October, 1990).

"The Modern Innovation Enterprise: Role for Women", Leadership America Conference, St. Louis, MO, (June 18, 1990).

"The Quality Kaleidoscope: Transforming an Agenda", Worldwide Conference of Digital Quality Educators, Merrimack, NH, (April 25, 1990).

"The Science and Technology Agenda: Crystallizing Coherence", American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Annual Research & Development Colloquium, Washington, DC, (April 12, 1990).

"Creating a Technology Exchange Infrastructure: Art or Science", Keynote Address, The Manufacturing Institute of International Research (IIR), San Diego, CA, (March 22, 1990).

"Utilizing Global Alliances", Guest Lecturer, Executive Seminar, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, MA, (March 7, 1990).

"Science as a Competitive Weapon: Utilizing Alliances in Global Markets", IC² International Conference on Consortia and Technology Transfer, Austin, TX, (December 14, 1989).

"Technology Transfer: Recent Lesson Learned", Teleconference on Research Consortia, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, (November 7, 1989).

"Science as a Competitive Weapon", Technical Seminar, Research & Development Center, Exxon Corporation, Clinton, NJ, (October 5, 1989).

"Just-In-Time Research: Congruent Goals?", Frontiers of Education Conference, American Association for Engineering Education (ASEE) and IEEE, Santa Barbara, CA (October 23, 1988).

Implications of 1992 on Science and Technology
Agenda", French Embassy Conference, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
Boston, Massachusetts, (October 20, 1989).

"Resolving the Paradox: Cooperation and Competition", Focus Groups for the National Conference for the Advancement of Research (NCAR), La Mirage, CA, (October 4, 1988).

"Building a National Consensus on the Management of Innovation", Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, (July 26, 1988).

"Designing Real Outcomes: Rules for Commercializing
Research", Michigan Strategic Fund, National Science Foundation (NSF),
Ann Arbor Michigan, (June
9, 1988).

"Where there is no Path...", Keynote Address, Leadership America Conference, Houston, TX, (June 6, 1988).

"Entrepreneurial Approaches to Accelerating Technology to the Marketplace", Center for Management of Science and Technology (CMOST), Case Western Reserve, Cleveland, OH, (June 1, 1988).

"From Science to Business: Capitalizing on Technology Transfer", Panel at The New Technology Week Conference, Cambridge, MA, (May 19, 1988).

"Technology Transfer Mechanisms: Contrast with Japan", Workshop on Japanese Technology Transfer, Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), Raleigh, NC, (April 19, 1988).

"Framework for Technology Transfer: Building an Industry Infrastructure", Keynote Speaker for Advanced Development Seminar on Technology Transfer, Industrial Research Institute (IRI), Washington, DC, (April 13, 1988).

"Engineering Research Centers: An Industrial Perspective", A Technology Transfer Workshop for the Office of Cross-Disciplinary Studies, National Science Foundation (NSF), Washington, DC, (March 30, 1988).

"Science and Technology: Investing for the 21st Century", Young President's Organization (YPO), Dallas Chapter, Dallas, TX (March 8, 1988)

"Drafting a Technology Transfer Blueprint", Engineering Research Council Annual Forum, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), Washington, DC, (March 6, 1988).

"New Research Alliances: Diamonds in the Rough", The Conference Board's Annual Research & Development Management Conference, New York, NY, (February 29, 1988).

"Toward a National Campaign for Competitive Technology Transfer", 1988 Annual Meeting, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Boston, MA, (February 14, 1988).

"Progressive Transfer Policies: Advancing the Frontiers of Technology", SEMATECH Technology Transfer Workshop, Phoenix, AZ, (December 15, 1987).

"Resolving the Paradox: Cooperation and Competition", 29th Annual Meeting of the National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA), Washington, D.C., (November 11, 1987).

"Technology Transfer Continuum: Spectrum of Opportunity":, IC² Conference, University of Texas, Austin, TX, (October 2, 1987).

"Technology Transfer Lessons Learned: Defining a New Market-Pull Philosophy", Semi-Annual Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) Meeting, Sacramento, CA (November 5, 1987).

"Analytic Framework: Process of Innovation", Conference on Technology Transfer: Rediscovering America's Competitive Edge in Technological Innovation, sponsored by the National Research Council (NRC), Aspen Institute of Humanistic Studies, Aspen, CO, (June 29, 1987).

"Building the Technology Transfer Infrastructure: Contrast with Japan", Technology Transfer Society's 12th Annual Meeting and International Symposium, Washington, DC, (June 25, 1987).

"Refocusing the `Information Lens'", Semiconductor Dependency Conference, University of Lowell, Lowell, MA, (June 3, 1987).

"Using Science and Technology to Create Excellence in Manufacturing as a Competitive Weapon", Panel Response at National Science Foundation (NSF) Conference, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, (May 18, 1987).

"The Collective Challenge: Optimizing the Technology Alliance", Critical Issues Roundtable: Focus on Research Consortia, Technology Transfer Society (T²S), West Lafayette, IN, (April 28, 1987).

"Entrepreneurial Approaches to Accelerate Technology Transfer to the Marketplace", Conference on Entrepreneurial Management, California Polytechnic State University, San Louis Obispo, CA, (April 2, 1987).

"Framework for Technology Transfer: Building an Industry Infrastructure", Keynote Speaker for Advanced Development Seminars on Technology Transfer, Industrial Research Institute (IRI), St. Petersburgh, FL, (March 4, 1987).

"Meeting the Global Challenge: A New Era for Strategic Alliances", Keynote Speaker for the Engineering Research Council Forum, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), Washington, DC, (March 2, 1987).

"University and Industry Research Partnerships: Assessing the Benefits", Conference on Educating the Telecommunications Professional, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, (November 6, 1986).

"Digital's External Research Program as an Example of a Technology Transfer Management System", Technology Transfer Workshop, Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), Raleigh, NC, (January 19, 1987).

"Keeping Pace with Technology: Industry's Challenge", Engineering Foundation, Henniker, NH, (July 21, 1986).

"Critical Success Factors: A Timely Issue", Technology Transfer Society's 11th Annual Meeting and International Symposium, Indianapolis, IN, (June 26, 1986).

"Report on the ATHENA Roundtable: Commercialization of Educational Software", American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), Frontiers in Education Conference, Golden, CO, (October 22, 1985).

"Research Funding Opportunities", Engineering Research Council Annual Forum, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), Washington, DC, (March 4, 1986).

"Federally Sponsored Collaborative Research: The Industry Factor", Midwest Conference on Government Funded Opportunities, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, (May 6, 1986).

"Report on the ATHENA Roundtable: Commercialization of Educational Software", American Society for Engineering Education, (ASEE) Cincinnati, OH, (June 24, 1986).

"Maximizing the Return on Investment, American Society for Engineering Education Engineering Research Council Annual Forum, Crystal City, VA, (March 1985)

"Alternative Models of Technology Transfer", College-Industry Education Conference, ASEE, San Diego, CA, (February 1985).

"Building a Strategic Planning Model for Computers in
Education", the National Conference for Computers in Education, Arizona State University,
Phoenix, Arizona, (1983).

"The Education-Government-Industry Tapestry", American Council on Education (ACE) Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, (1982).

"The Computer-Consortium Connection", Council on Inter-institutional Leadership (CIL) Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, (1982)

"The Synergy of Cooperation", Keynote Speaker for the Incorporation Meeting for the Northeast Consortium for Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts (NECCUM), Beverly, MA, (April 1981).

"Massachusetts Education: A View from the Executive Office", 1980 SACHEM Conference of the National Association of College and University Housing Officers, (NACUHO), Dartmouth, MA, (1979).

"Teaching Today's Student", Conference on Developmental Education, Massasoit Community College, Brockton, MA, (1980)

"Impact on Accreditation: New Dimensions for Student Affairs Accountability", Annual Conference of National Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), Washington, DC, (April 1979).

"Determining a Professional Development Blueprint", National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Regional Conference, Portsmouth, NH, (1978).

"Lobbying and Student Affairs Professional", National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) National Conference, Kansas City, MO, (1978).

"Tactics and Strategies in Leadership Training: A Prevention Perspective", National Entertainment Conference, Association of College Unions International (ACU-I), Hyannis, MA, (1977).

"Status and Resources in Higher Education: If Wishes were Horses, Would Women Ride?", National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, Regional Conference, Braintree, MA, (1977).

"The Making of a Commission: An Organizational Development Approach, Massachusetts Governor's Commission on the Status of Women, Boston, Massachusetts (1977).

"Multi-Media Comment on the Last Four Years", Babson College Awards Banquet, Babson Park, MA, (1977).

"The Laboratory Outside the Classroom", Keynote Speaker of Middlesex Community College Awards Banquet, Bedford, MA, (1977).

"How to be Your Own Best Government Relations Monitor", National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), Regional Conference, Andover, MA, (1976).

Participatory Management Model for Residence
Staff-In-Service Training", Boston Association of College Housing Administrators (BACHA),
Boston Massachusetts, (1975).

"Participatory Management Model for Residence Staff-In-Service Training", Boston Association of College Housing Administrators (BACHA), Boston, Massachusetts (1975).

"200 Years of Fashion", Welcoming Address, Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA, (1976).

"Philosophic Model for Community Activity Interaction", Massachusetts College Personnel Association (MCPA), Boston University, Boston, MA (1976).

"Needs Analysis Approach to Programming", Business & Professional Women's Club of Framingham and Wellesley, Framingham and Wellesley, MA (1974, 1975).

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