Speaking Engagements

Professional Speaking Engagements

Diversity & Inclusion in PR
Public Relations Professionals of Long Island Virtual Event, March 22, 2022, 12:00pm EDT

The Contemporary Global Scenario: The Role of Communication in Combatting Misinformation
International Public Relations Web Global Congress, November 30, 2021, 9:00am EDT

Reading the Room: Crafting and Communicating Intelligence
Association of International Risk Intelligence Professionals Webinar, November 10, 2021, 1:00pm EDT

International Communication After Corona
European Public Relations Education and Research Association Webinar, October 26, 2020, 1:30pm EDT

Global Webinar on Civility and Communication
Institute for International Communication and University of Vienna, October 16, 2020, 9:00am EDT

Covid-19 and its Nexus with Public Relations Around the World
International Public Relations Research Symposium (BledCom), July 3, 2020

Key Principles of Crisis and Reputation Management
Virtual PR Summit, May 2020

Social Media in the Era of Fake News
Molloy Institute for Lifelong Learning, Rockville Centre, NY, May 24, 2019

Communicating with Constituencies from Different Countries and Cultures (Keynote speech)
New York School Public Relations Association Conference, Saratoga Springs, New York, March 18, 2018

Going Global: How to Adapt Communication Strategies for Different Countries and Cultures
Africa Communications Week Webinar, February 6, 2018

Going Global: How to Adapt PR Strategies for Different Countries and Cultures
Public Relations Society of America International Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, October 8, 2017, 2:45pm

Women Influence Conference
Ritz Paris, September 21, 2017, 4:50pm

Going Global: How to Adapt Your Communication Strategies for Different Countries and Cultures
International Association of Business Communicators World Conference, Washington, DC, June 14, 2017, 10:15am

Navigating Cultures in Communication: A Master Class with Kara Alaimo, Ph.D.
International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) New York, June 1, 2017, 6:00pm

How Businesses Should Prepare for the Post 2016 Election Era (Keynote speech)
Public Relations Society of America Southeast District Conference, Birmingham, Alabama, April 21, 2017, 11:00am

Global Communication Strategies
International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Long Island, Plainview, New York, April 12, 2017, 8:00am

Talking to the World About Africa
Africa Grantmakers’ Affinity Group, New York, March 28, 2017

Trump vs. Clinton’s Social Media Campaigns: Insider’s View
World Communication Forum, Geneva, Switzerland, March 14, 2017, 3:00-3:30pm

Global Communication vs. Cross-cultural Communication
World Communication Forum, Geneva, Switzerland, March 14, 2017, 12:00-12:45pm

The Role of Social Media and Other New Technology in the 2016 Presidential Election
Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Western District Conference, Riverside, California, March 3, 2017, 3:00pm

The Role of Social Media and Other New Technology in the 2016 Presidential Election- And How Businesses Should Respond
Social Media Association, February 23, 2017, 8:30am

Understanding Global PR
Grand Valley State University’s Advertising and Public Relations Speaker Series, Allendale, Michigan, February 13, 2017, 6:00-8:00pm

The Role of Social Media and Other New Technology in the 2016 Election
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, February 13, 2017, 10:30am

Crisis Communication for Businesses in the “Post-Truth Era”
Institute for International Communication, St. John’s University, New York, February 7, 2017, 7:00pm

Communicating Across Cultures
Molloy Institute for Lifelong Learning, Hempstead, NY, January 17, 2017, 1:30-2:30pm

Going Global: How to Adapt Your Communication Strategies for Different Countries and Cultures
Columbia University, November 17, 2016, 7:00-9:00pm

Local Author Showcase 2016
Rockville Centre Public Library, November 13, 2016

Communicating Globally: A Master Class With Kara Alaimo, Ph.D.
International Association of Business Communicators New York Chapter, November 1, 2016, 8:30am-10:30am

Google Hangout with Todo Mundo RP (association of Brazilian public relations professionals)
October 25, 2016, 6:00pm

Going Global: Adapting PR Strategies for Different Countries and Cultures (Keynote speech)
Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) 2016 Tri-State Conference, NYC, October 18, 2016

MEOjobs NYC Media Industry Happy Hour & Book Release
House of Brews in NYC, October 17, 2016, 6:30-9:30pm

Public Relations Professionals of Long Island Dinner
Four Points at Sheraton, Plainview NY, October 4, 2016, 6:00 pm

Book Talk: “Pitch, Tweet, or Engage on the Street: How to Practice Global Public Relations and Strategic Communication”
Rockville Centre Public Library, September 24, 2016, 1:00pm

What Issues Will Decide the 2016 Presidential Election? A Discussion with Eugene Robinson and Stephen Hayes
Hofstra University, September 22, 2016

“Pitch, Tweet, or Engage on the Street: How to Practice Global Public Relations and Strategic Communication”
Corporate Communication International, September 19, 2016, 6:30-8:00pm

Adapting Government Communications to Work Across Cultures
Webinar for the National Association of Government Communicators, August 17, 2016

Must Read panel
World Communication Forum in Davos, Switzerland, March 8, 2016

Shaping the Global Media Agenda
World Communication Forum in Davos, Switzerland, March 10, 2015

An Intimate Conversation With Kara Alaimo: Tips for Success in Global PR
Black Public Relations Society of New York, New York City, October 14, 2014

Academic Conference Presentations

“Analyzing the Communication Strategies of the Hacker Network Anonymous”
International Communication Association Pre-conference “Embracing the Network Paradigm: New Directions in Strategic Communication Research”
Prague, Czech Republic, May 24, 2018

“Communicating Corporate Social Responsibility Across Cultures”
International Public Relations Research Symposium (“BledCom”)
Ljubljana, Slovenia, June 30, 2017

“Developing and Teaching Courses in International Communication”
Annual Conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
Minneapolis, Minnesota, August 6, 2016

“Increased Efforts by Modern States to Improve their Reputations for Enforcing Women’s Human Rights”
Annual Meeting of the Academic Council on the United Nations System
New York City, June 18, 2016

“How the Facebook Arabic Page ‘We Are All Khaled Said’ Helped Foment the Egyptian Revolution”
National Communication Association Annual Convention
Las Vegas, Nevada, November 20, 2015

“Press Relations in President George W. Bush’s Treasury”
The George W. Bush Presidency Conference
Hempstead, New York, March 26, 2015

“What New Developments In Cognitive Science Teach Public
Relations Professionals About How to Persuade”
National Communication Association Annual Convention
Chicago, Illinois, November 20, 2014

”Who Leaks Unauthorized Information to the Press in Washington?”
Annual Conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
Montreal, Canada, August 8, 2014

“Words More Powerful than Weapons in Modern Global Governance”
Annual Meeting of the Academic Council on the United Nations System
Istanbul, Turkey, June 21, 2014

“How the United Nations Should Communicate the World’s Next Development Agenda”
Annual Meeting of the Academic Council on the United Nations System
Istanbul, Turkey, June 20, 2014

“Measuring the Loyalty of the People Behind the Presidential Bully Pulpit”
New England Political Science Association Annual Conference
Woodstock, Vermont, April 26, 2014

“Using Persuasive Processes To Achieve Increased Global Human Rights Compliance”
New England Political Science Association Annual Conference
Woodstock, Vermont, April 26, 2014

“Measuring the Efficacy of the People Behind the Presidential Bully Pulpit”
New York State Political Science Association Annual Conference
New York City, April 25, 2014