2017

 

Museo Nacional de Ciences Naturales, Madrid, Spain, Los insectos endémicos y hábitats relictos de Rapa Nui (Invited).

University of the Aegean, Mytilini, Lesvos, Greece, Detecting Caves on Earth and the Future of Cave Exploration on Other Planets (Invited).

Sociedad Excursionista de Málaga, Málaga, Spain. Los insectos endémicos y hábitats relictos de Rapa Nui (Invited).

SUNY-Cortland, Cortland, NY. Inventory, conservation and management of endemic insects of Easter Island (Invited).

Science on Tap, Flagstaff, AZ. Caves, Contamination and China.

2016

 Brunswick-Glynn County Library, Brunswick, GA. The bizarre cave animals of Guangxi, China.

Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency, Planetary Caves Research Group, Sagamihara, Japan. Terrestrial Cave Detection: Implications for Planetary Cave Exploration and Human Habitation (Invited).

China University of Geosciences at Wuhan, Department of Environmental Studies, Hubei, China. Human Induced Environmental Change and the Effects on Cave Ecosystems: A China Case Study (Invited).

China Geological Survey, Wuhan Center, Wuhan, Hubei, China. Terrestrial Cave Detection: Advancing the Technology in Southern China (Invited).

China Geological Survey, Wuhan Center, Wuhan, Hubei, China. Human Induced Environmental Change and the Effects on Cave Ecosystems: A China Case Study (Invited).

Southwest University, Department of Geographical Sciences and Karst Environment Laboratory, Chongqing, China. Human Induced Environmental Change and the Effects on Cave Ecosystems (Invited).

International Research Center on Karst Training Course, Guilin, Guangxi, China. Human Induced Environmental Change and the Effects on Cave Ecosystems (Invited).

International Research Center on Karst Training Course, Guilin, Guangxi, China. Preliminary Results: Troglobite Inventory and Contaminant Sampling of Guilin Caves, Guangxi, China (Invited).

Universidad Metropolitana de Ciencias de la Educación, Instituto de Entomología, Santiago, Chile. Los insectos endémicos y hábitat antiguos de Rapa Nui.

Universidad de ChileCiencias Forestales y Conservación de la Naturaleza, Santiago. Conservación y manejo de los insectos endémicos y hábitat antiguos de Rapa Nui (Invited).

Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, Santiago, Chile. Los insectos endémicos y hábitat antiguos de Rapa Nui.

Museo Antropológico Padre Sebastián Englert, Rapa Nui (Easter Island). Inventario, conservación y manejo de los insectos endémicos de Rapa Nui (Invited).

Parque Nacional Rapa Nui, CONAF, Easter Island. Inventario, conservación y manejo de los insectos endémicos de Rapa Nui (Invited).

Explora Hotel, Easter Island. Conservación y gestión de las cuevas y biología de cueva en Rapa Nui (Isla de Pascua; Invited).

Parque Nacional Rapa Nui, CONAF, Easter Island. La carrera para salvar los insectos endémicos de Rapa Nui (Invited).

Science on Tap, Flagstaff, AZ. The Race to Save the Endemic Insects of Easter Island.

SUNY-Cortland, Cortland, NY. The race to save the endemic insects of Easter Island (Invited).

Brunswick-Glynn County Library, Brunswick, GA. Cave life of the greater Grand Canyon. 

2015

UNESCO & International Research Center on Karst, Nanning, China. Terrestrial Cave Detection Using Topographic Analytical Techniques.

Bishop Museum, Honolulu, HI. New Discoveries and Novel Ideas from Rapa Nui Caves.

The Explorers Club, New York, NY. Discoveries from Rapa Nui Caves: New Species and Novel Ideas.

Explorers Connect, London, England. New Discoveries and Novel Ideas from Rapa Nui Caves.

Instituto Geológico y Minero de España, Madrid, Spain. Robotic Exploration and Human Habitation of Martian Caves (Invited).

Arizona Science Center, Phoenix, AZ. The Cave Biology of Arizona (Invited).

2014

Science on Tap and Southwest Chapter, The Explorers Club, Flagstaff, AZ. Cave Life of the Greater Grand Canyon.

STEM City Awards Ceremony, Flagstaff, AZ. Keynote Address: Imagination and Creativity in Science: An Open Letter to Albert Einstein (Invited).

Northern Arizona University, Department of Biological Sciences, Seminar Series. Things that go Bump in the Dark (of Caves): Bats, Relict Species and other Creepy Crawlies (Halloween Seminar).

Chicago Ideas Week, Chicago, IL. Colonizing the Caves of Mars (Invited).

San Diego State University, Department of Biology, San Diego, CA. Disturbance Relicts in a Changing World: The Rapa Nui Factor.

San Diego Chapter, The Explorers Club, San Diego, CA. The Mysteries of Easter Island Caves (Invited).

Atlanta Chapter, The Explorers Club, Atlanta, GA. The Mysteries of Easter Island Caves (Invited).

Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA. The Mysteries of Easter Island Caves (Invited).

Armstrong State College, Savannah, GA. The Mysteries of Easter Island Caves.

Celebrity Cruises International, Beyond the Podium Series, six island tour San Juan, PR to Barbados. Delivered three talks (Invited).

2013

Writers and Illustrators of the Future Awards, Hollywood CA.  Keynote Address:  Evil Alien Insectoids and Cave Exploration on Mars: Science Fiction meets Science Fact (Invited).

Coconino Community College, Flagstaff, AZ. The Mysteries of Easter Island Caves (Invited).

Science on Tap and Southwest Chapter, The Explorers Club, Flagstaff, AZ. The Mysteries of Easter Island Caves.  

National Speleological Society Webinar Series. The Mysteries of Easter Island Caves.

2012

Flagstaff Festival of Science, After School Lecture Series, Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff, Arizona. The Biology and Archaeology of Easter Island Caves.

2011

Brunswick-Glynn County Library, Three Rivers Regional Library Lecture Series, Brunswick, GA. The Archaeology and Ecology of Easter Island Caves.

EarthWatch Institute, Easter Island. The Caves of Rapa Nui and Implications for Conservation and Management (Invited).

Museo Antropológico Padre Sebastián Englert, Easter Island. Las cuevas de Rapa Nui y implicaciones para la conservación y manejo.

Patagonia (Store), Las Condes, Santiago, Chile (July 2011), Las cuevas de Rapa Nui (presentación en Español).

Universidad de los Andes, Santiago, Chile. Cave Detection on Earth and Mars (presentación en Español).

Sierra Club, Grand Canyon Chapter, Flagstaff, Arizona. Cave Life of the Greater Grand Canyon (Invited).

Explorers Club, Southwest Chapter Lecture Series, Flagstaff, Arizona. The Ecology and Archaeology of Easter Island Caves.

2010

Bishop Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii. Bishop Museum and Sigma Xi Seminar Series. Biological and Cultural Resource Investigations of Rapa Nui Caves (Invited).

Flagstaff Festival of Science, Science in the Park, Flagstaff, AZ. Discussed the importance of caves, cave-dwelling arthropods and bats, as well as caving ethics and the fragility of cave resources with the general public.

2009

Museo Antropológico Padre Sebastián Englert, Easter Island. Resultados Preliminar: Natural y Cultural Historia de las Cuevas de Rapa Nui (Invited).

Explorers Club Headquarters, New York City, New York. Flag Return Presentation, 104th Explorers Club Annual Dinner Weekend, Sunday Lecture Series. Cave Biodiversity Inventories on North Rim Grand Canyon and Rapa Nui, Chile (Invited).

2008

Flagstaff Festival of Science, Evening Lecture Series, Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff, Arizona. Caves on Earth and Mars: The Search for Life.

Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff, Arizona. If there’s life, it’s underground! The search for caves on Mars (Invited).

2007

Brunswick-Glynn County Library, Three Rivers Regional Library Lecture Series, Brunswick, Georgia. Thermal Detection of Caves on Earth and Cave-Like Structures on Mars.

Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff, Arizona. If there’s life, it’s underground! The search for caves on Mars.

2006

The Mission Gallery and Coffee House, Grants, New Mexico. Astrobiology and the Search for Martian Cave Life.

Flagstaff Festival of Science, Evening Lecture Series, Arizona. Astrobiology and the Search for Martian Cave Life.

Flagstaff Cultural Partners Annual Fundraiser, Arizona. Cave-adaptation and cave-dwelling animals of Arizona and Belize.

2005

Brunswick-Glynn County Library, Three Rivers Regional Library Lecture Series, Brunswick, Georgia. Cave Biology of Actun Chapat, Belize.

Flagstaff Festival of Science, Evening Lecture Series, Flagstaff, Arizona. Cave-dwelling Fauna of Arizona and Belize.

USGS Open House Lecture Series, Flagstaff, Arizona.  Cave Biology of Actun Chapat, Belize.