• Presenter, Mapping Social Vulnerability to Improve Emergency Management. Esri User Conference, San Diego, CA (Accepted)
  • Presenter, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology to Support Public Health and Medical Operations. Esri National Security Summit, San Diego, CA (Accepted)
  • Presenter, Collective Impact: Resilience through Strategic Collaboration. University of Maryland 2015 Project Management Symposium, College Park, MD, June 2015 (Accepted)
  • Presenter, Are You Really Prepared for an Emergency? New England Regional Black Nurses Association, Inc. 39th Annual Spring Conference “The Evolving Health System – Caring for the Community and Ourselves,” Norwood, MA (Invited)
  • Plenary Session Speaker, Public Health and Disasters Conference, University of Utah School of Medicine, Park City, Utah (Invited)
  • Presenter, Psychological Trauma: Building Systems to Coordinate Response and Recovery. 2015 Preparedness, Emergency Response and Recovery Consortium, Orlando, FL
  • Presenter, Inclusive Emergency Planning to Increase Resilience and Protect Rights. 2015 Preparedness, Emergency Response and Recovery Consortium, Orlando, FL
  • Presenter, Building Resilience to Emergencies in Black Communities. National Council on Black Studies, Los Angeles, CA
  • Presenter, Mapping Your Community: Social Determinants that Influence Emergency Preparedness. Boston Medical Reserve Corps, Boston, MA


  • Presenter, A Framework to Understand Social Vulnerability: Reducing Risk through Resilience. 11th Annual Canadian Risk and Hazards Network Symposium, Toronto, Canada
  • Keynote Speaker, 2014 Preparedness Conference: North Carolina Public Health Preparedness and Response. Atlantic Beach, NC
  • Presenter, At the Intersection of People and Place: Mitigation of Public Health Impacts of Disasters in Cities. 2014 Disaster Mitigation, Preparedness, Response and Sustainable Reconstruction Conference. Boston, MA, 
  • Instructor, Community Preparedness: Basics: Get Ready. Be Safe. Stay Healthy. Train-the-Trainer Workshop (Webinar and Classroom). DelValle Institute for Emergency Preparedness
  • Plenary Session Speaker, The Long Road to Recovery: Rebuilding a Community after Disaster. 2014 Preparedness Summit. Atlanta, GA
  • Keynote Speaker, Footprint of Disasters: Walking through the Storm, Disaster Behavioral Health Conference. Minneapolis, MN
  • Presenter, Webinar: Beneficial Practices for Improving Biosurveillance. National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)
  • Presenter, Patient Tracking: Behind the Scenes of Family Reunification and Patient Support, DelValle Institute for Emergency Preparedness. Boston, MA


  • Keynote Speaker, Emergency Preparedness Summit. Boston, MA
  • Presenter, The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on U.S. Preparedness Resources and Programs: An Institute of Medicine Workshop. Washington, D.C.
  • Presenter, Public health preparedness and interdisciplinary collaboration at the Boston marathon bombings: A case study.  American Public Health Association Conference, Boston
  • Presenter, Public and Private Partnerships: From Theory to Action. American Red Cross of Greater Chicago Disaster Preparedness Summit. Chicago, IL
  • Presenter, Webinar: Planning for Real - Emergency Planning Focused on the Needs of People. DelValle Institute for Emergency Preparedness


  • Presenter, Enhancing Preparedness Effort to Meet the Diverse Needs of People in Urban Areas. Innovation, Diversity and Sustainable Development in Areas of Social Vulnerability. University of Massachusetts, Boston