What is Your Role in Innovation? IEEE Engineering Week Presentation, Austin, TX, February 2011
Retaining and Retraining: An Innovative Approach to Educating Engineers in a Changing Economy, with C. Polito, EDUCON, IEEE Conference on Engineering Education, Madrid, Spain, 2010.
Engineering Ethics, Keynote Presentation, University of Texas Engineering Management Conference, Austin, TX USA 2009
Overcoming Obstacles to Successful Requirements Modeling, with Doug Russell, International Institute of Business Analysis, June 19, 2009.
Gaining Support for Your Projects, Keynote presentation at the Project Management Institute, Austin, 2008
Leadership: so easy even an engineer can do it!, with C. Polito, International Engineering Management Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, 2008
Gaining Support for Your Projects, Keynote presentation at International Project Engineering and Management Conference, Sao Paulo, Brazil (2007)
Separating the Gold from the Fool’s Gold, Austin SPIN (Software Process Improvement Network), Austin, TX, 2007
Building an Effective Engineering Organization, Keynote Address at the IEEE International Engineering Management Conference, Salvador, Brazil, 2006
The Future of the Software Industry: Lessons from Hollywood, IEEE UT Engineering Management Conference, Austin, TX 2006.
From Concept to Cash: Monetizing Your Creative Idea, American Creativity Association International Conference, Austin, TX 2006.
Being Open: Managing Innovation, IEEE International Engineering Management Conference, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, 2005.
Communicating the vision in an ambidextrous organization: connecting with both sides of your brain, The IEEE International Professional Communications Conference, Limerick, Ireland, 2005
An innovation framework: the foundation for two complementary approaches to innovation management, UT/IEEE Engineering Management Conference, 2005.
Understanding, Innovation and the Network of Beliefs, with A. P. Martinich, STIQUE 2004. 7th International Conference on Linking Systems Thinking, Innovation, Quality, Entrepreneurship and Environment, Maribor, Slovenia, 2004.
Managing Innovations, Standards and Organizational Capabilities, IEEE-International Engineering Management Conference 2002. Cambridge, UK. 2002.
Innovations, Legal Systems and Prosperity: A Systems Approach” with A. P. Martinich, 6th International Conference on Linking Systems Thinking, Innovation, Quality, Entrepreneurship and Environment – STIQE, Maribor, Slovenia, 2002.
Innovation and Project Management,Third International Conference on Decision Making in Urban and Civil Engineering, London, 2002
Innovations, Standards and Property Rights in Communications Technology, Economic and Business Historical Society, Chicago, 2002.
Future Trends in eLearning: Lessons from History, Global Summit of Online Knowledge Networks, Adelaide, Australia (2002)
Commercializing and Managing Innovations, Southwest Business Symposium, Enid, Oklahoma (2002),
Growing Your Industry: Creating a Market for New Technology, Keynote Address at the Austin Software Council (2002)
Increasing Returns: Managing Your Business in the New Economy, Keynote Address at the University of Texas McCombs School of Business (2000)
Project Management in an Era of Increasingly Rapid Change, Project Management Institute 1997 Seminars & Symposium (1997),
Software Process Improvement, Sterling Software Process Conference (1996)
Software Project Management (series of 8 lectures), University of Texas (1994-1996)
Negotiating Skills for Project Managers, University of Texas (1996)
The People Management Capability Maturity Model (with Dr. William Curtis), Austin Software Council (1994)
Developing Distributed Applications using Transport Independent Remote Procedure Call
Technology, Keynote Presentation, BrainShare, Salt Lake City, Utah (1991)
Using Remote Procedure Call Technology, Novell Developers’ Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah (1990)
Distributed Computing, Novell Developers’ Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah (1989)