| Panels & Speaking Engagements |

Speaking Highlights

Check out the lineup of GDC 2020 virtual talks and awards you can ...
Storytelling with Verbs: Integrating Gameplay and Narrative | Digital (2020) | Watch a recording of my talk on GDC’s official YouTube channel or in the GDC Vault.
News | PAX West - Seattle, WA - Sep 4 - 7, 2020
Game Narrative 20XX: Futures of Interactive Storytelling | Seattle (2018) | Watch the panel on Twitch now!
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Storytelling for Videogames | Pixelatl, 2019 (Cuernavaca)
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Hustle and Flow: Real Talk on Making It | Seattle (2017) | Watch the video of the panel here.
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Nurturing Narrative Teams with New Media Manitoba | (Digital, 2020)
MIGS17: Montréal International Game Summit | Innovation ...
“At First I Thought I was Sick”: Designing Emotionally Charged Games and Mental Illness Advocacy | Montreal (2017)
BeautiFun Games will be at IndieCade 2016 | BeautiFun Games
So, You Want To Be A Games Writer? | Los Angeles (2016)
BeautiFun Games will be at IndieCade 2016 | BeautiFun Games
Game Development as a Coping Strategy for Mental Health | Los Angeles (2016)
SPILL FESTIVAL REVIEW: NXNE 2016 | The Spill Magazine
Master Class in Storytelling and Game Development | Toronto (2016)

Additional Select Speaking Engagements

Writing and Designing Text-Based Horror Games about Mental Illness | Narrascope, Digital (2020) | Watch a recording on the Interactive Fiction Technology Foundation YouTube channel.

Building A Better World Through Games |  Ubisoft Toronto, Toronto (2019) | Check out the highlight video here!

Games that Heal | Blackwood Gallery, Mississauga (2017) | Presented in collaboration with CCT405: Ethics and Code, taught by Professor Tero Karppi in the Institute of Communication, Culture, Information & Technology.

On Designing, Developing, and Writing A Mortician’s Tale | Fantastic Arcade, Austin (2017) | Watch the video of the panel here.

It’s Too Hard to Say: Writing Difficult Emotions in Video Games | Different Games, Toronto (2017)

“I Am Okay: Feminist Poetics of Self-Dismemberment in Video Games and Mental Health Activism”  | ACCUTE, Toronto (2017)

Roundtable with makers from Every1Games, Dames Making Games and Hand Eye Society | Rendezvous with Madness Film Festival, Toronto (2016)

Create A New Passage: Why I Chose Gamemaking to Tell Stories About Healing | Indiecade East, New York (2016)

Dames Making Games: October Speaker Social | Dames Making Games, Toronto (2014)