Speaking Engagements

2017 Speaking Engagements

  • May 5-7, Union of International Motorboating Mid-Term Meeting, Amsterdam, Netherlands, “Target Zero; A Plan to Reduce Fatalities to Virtually Zero”, Also, “Safety Rule Implementation for 2017”

  • December 6-7, International Council of Motorsport Sciences, Indianapolis, Indiana, “Overcoming the Resistance to Safety Changes in Motorsport Organizations; Successful Implementation”

2016 Speaking Engagements

  • January 21 – 23, 2016, American Power Boat Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, Outboard Performance Category, Offshore, Stock Outboard and Safety meetings, “ The Trends in Incidents, Mitigation Plans, The Way Forward”
  • April 8, 2016, Fujairah, UAE, XCAT World Championship Racing, Round 1, “Safety Technical Discussions; Pilots Personal Safety Gear”
  • April 10, 2016, Dubai, UAE, XCAT Safety Technical Meeting, “The Way Forward”
  • April 13, 2016,Dubai, UAE, XCAT Team Managers Meeting, “What the Safety Rules Mean and How to Implement”
  • April 20th, 2016, Bellevue, Washington, University of Washington, Foster School of Business, “The Globalization of Sport; Bringing Countries Together”
  • April 23, 2016, Monaco, Union of International Motorboating Mid-Term Meeting, “The Evolution of XCAT Racing Safety; A Model for Other Categories”
  • July 27, 2016, Bellevue, Washington, University of Washington Business School, East Side Leadership Center, “A Volatility Variable: Influence of Terrorism and War on On International Business”
  • October 18, 20I6, Union of International Motorboating General Assembly, Cominsafe Meeting, Fujairah, UAE,  The Challenge; A Comprehensive Review of Powerboat Racing Safety
  • October 21, 2016, Union of International Motorboating General Assembly, Open Forum, Fujairah, UAE,  Powerboat Racing Safety Challenges; The Tasks and Road Ahead.
  • November 5, 2016, American Powerboat Association Region 10 Annual Meeting, Bellevue, Washington, Powerboat Racing Safety Challenges; The Tasks and Road Ahead.

2015 Speaking Engagements

  • January 22, 23, 2015, American Power Boat Association Annual Meeting, Detroit, Michigan, Outboard Performance Category, Offshore, Stock Outboard and Safety meetings, “ The Consequences of Incidents, Mitigation Plans,  The Way Forward”
  • July 21, George S. Cook Hospitality mixer, The Rainier Club, Seattle, Washington. “Speed on the Water – Stories from the Cockpit”.
  • October 28, 20I5, Union of International Motorboating General Assembly, Monaco,  The Challenge; The Relationship of Safety to the Growth of the Sport
  • October 30, 2014, Union of International Motorboating General Assembly, Open Forum, Monaco,  Powerboat Racing Safety Challenges; The Tasks and Road Ahead.
  • November 7, 2015, American Powerboat Association Region 10 Annual Meeting, Marysville, Washington, Powerboat Racing Safety Challenges; The Tasks and Road Ahead.
  • November 20th and 21nd, 2015, XCAT World Championship, Dubai, United Arab Emirates,  Safety Challenges and Solutions for Offshore Racing
  • November 24, 2015, XCAT World Championship, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Safety  Changes for the 2016 Season for XCAT Racing

2014 Speaking Engagements

  • January 23rd and 24th, Reno, Nevada, APBA Annual Meeting, Outboard Performance Craft Category, Trends, Mitigation, and the Insurance Question, Offshore Category, Stock Outboard Category, and Safety/Rescue Meetings
  • February 27, 28, and March 1st, Singapore, Singapore Management University, Conference- Women in the Community: Power of M.I.N.D.,  Presentation, February 27, Women and Men Succeeding Together : The New Frontier, March 1, Workshop, Necessary Skills Sets for A Global World.
  • May 3, 2014, Union of International Motorboating Meeting, Amsterdam, Netherlands, “Power Boat Racing Challenges and the Path Forward”
  • October 22, 20I4, Union of International Motorboating General Assembly, Ibiza, Spain,  The Challenge; When What is Considered “Normal” is Not Very Good
  • October 25, 2014, Union of International Motorboating General Assembly, Ibiza, Spain,  Powerboat Racing Safety Challenges; The Tasks and Road Ahead.
  • Nov.1, 2014, Region 10 Annual Meeting, Tacoma, Washington, “When “Normal” is not “Good”; Recommended Steps to Take to Improve Safety”.
  • November 15, 2014,  A Celebration For The Healer Within , Bellevue, Washington, “The Benefits of Ayurvedic Medicine”
  • December 10, 2014, International Council on Motorsport Science, Indianapolis, Indiana, “Drug Testing in Motorsport”

2013 Speaking Engagements

  • January 24th,25th,26th Dallas, Texas, APBA Annual Meeting, Outboard Performance Craft Category, Trends, Mitigation, and the Insurance Question, Offshore Category, Stock Outboard Category, and Safety/Rescue Meetings
  • February 23,24,  Monaco, Technical Discussions
  • March 20-21, Dubai, UAE, Dubai International Powerboat Safety Workshop, Presentations on Offshore, Jet Ski, Venue safety/Rescue
  • March 28-29, Sanya, China, Technical Discussions, Offshore Class 1 Safety
  • April 5-6, Paynesville, Australia, Technical Discussions, Inboard Circuit Racing
  • April 7, Melbourne, Australia, Circuit Safety Cockpit Presentation for Boat and Cockpit Builders.
  • April 8-9, Melbourne , Australia, Presentations and Workshop for Drivers and Officials, The Way Forward, The Five Things a Driver Must Pay Attention To, Insurance, Liability, and many more topics.
  • April 11-12, Sydney Australia, ,Presentations and Workshop for Drivers and Officials, The Way Forward, The Five Things a Driver Must Pay Attention To, Insurance, Liability, and many more topics.
  • April 18, Stuart, Florida, P-1 and Circuit Racing Event, Drivers and Officials Seminar.
  • May 4-5, Amsterdam, UIM Mid-Term Meetings, Presentation 2013-2014 Safety Plan and Safety Cockpit Progress.
  • May 11, Porsgrunn, Norway, Safety Seminar for Junior Drivers and New Drivers.  Presentation and discussion about drivers competing with physical disabilities.
  • May 12, Tvedestrand, Norway, Safety Seminar for Team Norway
  • December 11-12, Indianapolis,  International Congress of Motor Sport Science, Offshore Power Boat Racing, A Critical Assessment and the Way Forward.

2012 Speaking Engagements

  • January 25-29, Chicago, Illinois, American Power Boat Association, “Worldwide Boat Racing Safety Trends”.
  • February 1, Dubai, Dubai International Powerboat Racing Seminar, “Trends in Safety”, “The Five Most Important Things You Have to Pay Attention To” and additional topics.
  • March 14, 15th, 9:00 am to 1:30 pm each day, Dubai,  20th Dubai International Boat Show, with Joost Van Neuten and Paul Hicks
  • March 20, 21, Lausanne, Switzerland, World Anti-Doping Symposium, Changes to the Out-of-Competition Protocol for Power Boat Racing.
  • April 21,22nd, Grimstad/Fevik, Norway, UIM Goals and Vision Meeting, Worldwide Powerboat Safety, The Way Forward
  • October 17th, Corfu, Greece, UIM General Assembly Safety Commission Meeting, Accident Trends and Mitigation Strategies
  • October 20th,  Corfu, Greece, UIM General Assembly Open Forum, If You Think Education is Expensive, Try Ignorance
  • October 27th, Tukwila, Washington, APBA Region 10 Meeting, Trends, Mitigation , and the Insurance Question
  • December 12, Dubai, UAE, Structural Requirements Development for Class1 Offshore
  • December 18, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Structural Modifications for Safety Cockpits in Class 1 Offshore

2012 Safety/Technical Consultations

  • November 28-29, Orlando, Florida, International Congress of Motorsports Science
  • December 5-7, Sharjah, UAE, F-1 World Championship
  • December 11-13, Dubai, UAE, Class 1 offshore World Championship
  • December 16-21, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Class 1 Offshore World Championship

2011 Speaking Engagements

  • January 25-29, Detroit, Michigan, American Power Boat Association, Worldwide Boat Racing Safety Trends, Improve Your Officiating Performance
  • February 27, Monaco, UIM Council, Safety Trends
  • March 11-13, Southampton,  United Kingdom, Increase Your Performance and Safety (3 Day Seminar)
  • April 14, Lake Washington, Seattle, Washington (ULHRA sponsored test day), Boat Inspection
  • May 13, Istanbul, Turkey, WC-225 Championship, “Scrutineer’s Seminar”
  • June 21, Seattle, Washington, MOHAI, The Executive Network of Seattle, “Executive Feedback, The Art and Science of  This Critical Communication”
  • August 27, Grimstad, Norway, The Racing Official; Increasing your enjoyment and performance.
  • September 2 ,  Kankakee, Illinois, APBA OPC National Championships, “The Essentials… The necessary elements for increased performance and safety.” (four presentations)
  • October 19th, Abu Dhabi, UAE, UIM Cominsafe Meeting, Improving Racing Performance; Safety trends.
  • October 22, Abu Dhabi, UAE, UIM Open Forum, Safety Trends; The way forward .
  • October 29, 2011, Kenosha, Wisconsin, APBA Region 7 Annual Meeting, “Outboard Racing Performance & Safety”
  • November 5, 2011, Tualip, Washington, APBA Region 10, “Annual Meeting, Racing Performance & Safety – The Way Forward”
  • November 18, 2011, Doha, Qatar, Racing Safety Technical Consultation
  • Date and location  to be confirmed, Australia, Reinforced cockpit safety Improvement.
  • November 30 – December 1, 2011, Orlando, Florida, ICMS Annual Meeting, Technical Interchange

2010 Speaking Engagements

  • January 28, 29, 30, Seattle, Washington, American Powerboat Association, Reinforced Cockpit Safety, Restraints, Worldwide Accident Trends and Solutions
  • February 12, 13, 14, Portsmouth, England, UIM Offshore Commission, Dynamic Loads Acquisition Program, Offshore Safety Rule Changes
  • March 1, Bellevue, Washington, The Executive Network of Seattle (TENS), The Codes: Subconscious, Culturally Derived Emotional Logic That Influences Our Decisions
  • March 7, Monaco, UIM Council Meeting, Offshore Rule Changes, The Way Forward
  • March 13, Kent, Washington, Northwest Safety Seminar, Worldwide Accident Trends and Solutions, Five Things That You Absolutely Have to Pay Attention To In Order To Improve Your Racing Performance
  • March 14, 6:30 pm, KCBQ, San Diego, Interview, Motorsports Safety
  • April 17, Stockholm, Swedish Powerboat Association (SVERA), Offshore Racing Inspectors Training/Reinforced Cockpits, Methods, Approaches (Cancelled due to volcano eruption)
  • April 18, Stockholm, (SVERA), Offshore Racing Safety Seminar (Cancelled due to volcano eruption)
  • April 19, Stockholm, SVERA), Circuit Racing Seminar (Cancelled due to volcano eruption)
  • May 7, Istanbul, Turkey, Driver’s Safety Seminar
  • May 8, Istanbul, Turkey, Officials Seminar
  • July, 15, Arendal, Norway, Safety Seminar    Driver Performance/Assorted Topics, Class 1
  • July, 17, Arendal, Norway, Safety Seminar, Driver Performance/Assorted Topics, Thundercats
  • September 1,  Bellevue, Wash., The Executive Network of Seattle (TENS), Finding The Vision
  • September 15, Bellevue, Wash., The Executive Network of Seattle (TENS), Finding The Vision
  • October 13,16, Malta, UIM General Assembly, Safety Presentations, Accident Trends and Mitigation, The Way Forward
  • November 6, Tacoma, Wa., Region 10 Annual Meeting, 2010-2011 Worldwide Safety Review, The Way Forward
  • November 30,  Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Increase Your Performance, Safely
  • December 8, Orlando, Florida, International Congress of Motorsport Science (ICMS), New Developments In Offshore Powerboat Racing

2010 Safety/Technical Consultation

  • March 27, 28, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Offshore Class 1 World Championship Series
  • July 14, 15, 16, Arendal, Norway, Offshore Class 1 World Championship Series
  • October 22, 23, 24, Lake Alfred, Florida, UIM O-175, O-350 World Championships
  • November 26, 27, Doha, Qatar, World Championship F1
  • December 3, 4,  Abu Dhabi, UAE, World Championship F1
  • December 6, 7, Orlando, Florida, International Congress of Motorsport Science
  • December 8, 9, Performance Racing Industry show

2009 Speaking Engagements

  • January 22, 23, 24, Raleigh, North Carolina    Worldwide Boat Racing Accident Trends and Solutions
  • February  2, Auckland, New Zealand   Offshore Boat Racing Seminar, Driver Performance Increase
  • February  6, Cambridge, New Zealand, Circuit Racing safety Seminar, Driver Performance Increase
  • March  28, Kent, Washington, Northwest Safety Seminar, Worldwide Safety Trends, The Psychology of Racing Accidents
  • May 16,17, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Union of International Motorboating (UIM),   Safety Trends
  • October 19-25, Riccione, Italy, Union of International Motorboating, Safety Trends and Solutions
  • November 6, Oslo, Norway, Norwegian Motorsport Federation, Increase driver performance, Psychology, Rehabilitation, Equipments, Safety Systems, Enforcement
  • November 7, Oslo, Norway, Norwegian Motorboat Federation, Stability of the Race Boat, Driver Performance, Driving techniques, Cockpit Requirements

Safety/Technical Consultation

  • June 13, 14, Lahti, Finland, Formula 1 World Championship Series
  • July 22, 23, Indianapolis, Indiana, International Congress of Motor Sports Science
  • November 20, 21, Doha, Qatar, UIM Unlimited Hydroplane World Championship
  • November 27, 28, Doha, Qatar, UIM Formula 1 World Championship Series

2008 Speaking Engagements

  • October 16th, Gold Coast, Australia How to Make Better Decisions as a Racing Official

Safety/Technical Consultation

  • May 3,4,  Portimao, Portugal, F1 World Championship Series
  • December 11, 12,  Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, F1 World Championship Series

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