Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagements

2021 Speaking Engagements

  • August 9,2021, (Virtual), University of Washington Bothell Business School, East Side Leadership Center, "The Volatility Variable, Influence of Terrorism and War on International Business”, and, "Bringing the World Together, The Business of Sport”

2020 Speaking Engagements

  • January 15, Bellevue, Washington, University of Washington Bothell Business School, East Side Leadership Center, “Sport and Business Bring the World Together-Reflections on International Amateur and Professional Sport”.
  • January 23, Tukwila, Washington, American Powerboat Association Annual Meeting, Seminar, “Safety, and Performance”
  • January 25, Tukwila, Washington, American Powerboat Association Annual Meeting, Seminar, “Safety, and Performance”
  • August 3, Bellevue, Washington, University of Washington Bothell Business School, East Side Leadership Center, “A Volatility Variable: Influence of Terrorism, War, and COVID-19 on International Business”
  • October 13 and 20th, (Virtual), Union of International Motorboating General Assembly, Cominsafe Meeting, “Safety and Performance, Opportunity for Improvement”
  • October 25, (Virtual), Union of International Motorboating General Assembly, Address to the General Assembly, “Safety, The Way Forward in the Time of Covid”
  • December 10, (Virtual), International Council of Motorsports Sciences Annual Congress, “Safety Update from the World of Boat Racing”

2019 Speaking Engagements

  • November 23, APBA Region 10 Meeting, Fife, Washington, “ Trends in Powerboat Racing Safety and Suggested Directions for Region 10 Racing”
    October 25, Ota, Japan, Congratulatory Address to Yamato Motors Ltd.
  • October 20, Qingdao, China, Union of International Motorboating General Assembly, Address to the General Assembly, “Safety, The Way Forward”
  • October 15, Qingdao, China, Union of International Motorboating General Assembly, Cominsafe Meeting, “Safety and Performance”
  • August 30, Helsinki, Finland, “Powerboat Racing Performance Tips”
  • July 15, Bellevue, Washington, University of Washington Bothell Business School, East Side Leadership Center, “A Volatility Variable: Influence of Terrorism and War on International Business”
  • April 13-14, Amsterdam, Schipol Airport, Union of International Motorboating Mid-Term Meeting, Presentations on Powerboat Racing Safety Trends and The Way Forward”.
  • February 7-8, Orlando, Florida, American Power Boat Annual Meeting, “Discussions, Powerboat Racing Safety Trends and The Way Forward”.
  • February 4, Bellevue, Washington, University of Washington Bothell Business School, East Side Leadership Center, “Sport and Business Bring the World Together-Reflections on International Amateur and Professional Sport”.

2018 Speaking Engagements

  • January 22, Bellevue, Washington, University of Washington Bothell Business School, East Side Leadership Center, “A Volatility Variable: Influence of Terrorism and War on International Business”
  • January 25-26, , Chicago, Illinois, American Power Boat Association Annual Meeting, presentations in Offshore, Inboard, OPC Meetings, “Status of Worldwide Power boat Racing Safety: The Way Forward”
  • February 9, University of Washington, UW Club, “What Students Can Do Now (in addition to education) To Prepare for Their Professional Career”.
  • February 14, Bellevue, Washington, University of Washington Bothell Business School, East Side Leadership Center, “Sport and Business Bring the World Together”
  • July 30, Bellevue, Washington, University of Washington Bothell Business School, East Side Leadership Center, “A Business Volatility Variable: Influence of Terrorism and War on International Business”
  • October 16, UIM General Assembly, Beirut, Lebanon, Seminar and Facilitated Discussion, “ Trends in Powerboat Racing Safety and The Way Forward”
  • October 20, UIM General Assembly, Beirut, Lebanon, “Target Zero, Reduction of Injuries Related to Powerboat Racing”
  • October 27, APBA Region 10 Meeting, Tacoma, Washington, “ Trends in Powerboat Racing Safety and Suggested Directions for Region 10 Racing”

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”

  • October 17, UIM General Assembly, Budva, Montenegro, “ Trends in Powerboat Racing Safety and The Way Forward”

  • November 4, APBA Region 10 Meeting, Renton, Washington, “ Trends in Powerboat Racing Safety and Suggested Directions for Region 10 Racing”

  • November 17th, Seattle, Washington, NW Center for Wooden Boats, “Setting the World’s Outboard Speed Record in a NW Wooden Boat”
  • 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