Michael Furdyk
I love the opportunity to share my story, discuss the latest technology and youth engagement trends, and explore the way that our work at TakingITGlobal can make a difference in getting more young people aware and engaged in global issues.

You can find out more about my presentations and book me for your event by e-mailing me at michael(at)furdyk.com. Looking for photos or my biography?
  • Fikr 6 (Manama, Bahrain)
  • ACEL/ASCD Conference: New Imagery for Schools and Schooling (Sydney, Australia)
  • The Orchard School: Middle School Leadership (Indianapolis, IN)
  • CIPS Informatics 2007 (Halifax, NS)
  • Surrey Teachers Association Conference (Surrey, BC)
  • iDEAS Student Leadership Conference (Surrey, BC)
  • Racine Speakers Series (Racine, WI)
  • British Columbia Student Congress (Vancouver, BC)
  • Credit Union Executives Society (Tuscon, AZ)
  • ITU TELECOM WORLD Youth Forum (Hong Kong, China)
  • Wartburg College (Waverly, IA)
  • CUSA and League Data Technology Conference (Niagara Falls, ON)
  • RBC Innovation Summit (Toronto, ON)
  • VISA Canada: Technology and the Net Generation (Toronto, ON)
  • Advancing Online Learning Conference 2006 (Danvers, MA)
  • AMD Global Vision Conference (Pasadena, CA)
  • World Congress on Information Technology (Austin, TX)
  • Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (Toronto, ON)
  • Power Users of Technology (San Jose, Costa Rica)
  • World Youth Congress (Glasgow, Scotland)
  • Microsoft Worldwide Innovative Teachers Forum (Redmond, WA)
  • Banking on Youth (Toronto, Ontario - February 10th)
  • Engineers without Borders Annual Meeting (Toronto, Ontario - February 6th)
  • World Economic Forum (Davos, Switzerland - January 20-24th) [Attended]
  • Northeast Superintendents Leadership Institute (Fort Myers, FL - January 15-16th)
  • Youth Employment Summit Regional Forum (Hyderabad, India - December 13-18th)
  • UN World Summit on the Information Society (Geneva, Switzerland - December 5-10th)
  • Expanding Horizons (Taupo, New Zealand - October 7-8th)
  • Salzburg Seminar: Digital Inclusion (Salzburg, Austria - September 4-9th)
  • Middle Years Conference (Sydney, Australia - August 23-25th)
  • ELH 2003 (Lorne, Australia - August 18) [Virtual]
  • National Education Computing Conference (Seattle, WA - June 30th-July 3rd)
  • Long Island Superintendents Retreat (Montauk, NY - June 1st)
  • Education Computing Organization of Ontario (Toronto - May 9-11th)
  • National Technology Youth Leadership Conference (Kingston, ON - May 9-11th)
  • e-Niagara Conference (St. Catherines, ON - May 1st)
  • Canadian Undergraduate Technology Conference (Toronto - January)
  • World Economic Forum (Davos, Switzerland - January) [Attended]
  • ITU Asia Telecom Youth Forum (Hong Kong - December)
  • UN World Summit on the Information Society Europe/Americas Summit (Bucharest - November)
  • Sudbury Luncheon (Sudbury - November)
  • Youth Employment Summit (Alexandria, Egypt - September)
  • TakingITGlobal Conference (Accra, Ghana - August)
  • UN World Summit on Sustainable Development (Johannesburg, South Africa - August)
  • Expanding Learning Horizons (Lorne, Australia - August)
  • Credit Union Executives Society (Puerto Rico - June)
  • US Government National Youth Summit (Washington D.C. - June)
  • American Banking Association (Newport, RI - May)
  • Microsoft's Anytime, Anywhere Learning Summit (Boston, MA - April)
  • World Economic Forum (New York, NY - February) [Attended]
  • Young Entrepreneurs Networking Dinner (Kingston, ON - October 25th)
  • Young Presidents' Organization Regional Summit (Tucson, AZ - October 10-14th)
  • Ontario Media Development Corp. (Toronto - September 4-5th)
  • US Conf. Board: Leading New Economy Workplaces (New York, NY - May)
  • Young Presidents' Organization Toronto Meeting (Toronto - April 18th)
  • TED 11 (Monterey, CA - February)
  • Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles, CA - February)
  • Cyberspace Entrepreneurs Conference (Honolulu, HI - October 27-28th)
  • Expanding Learning Horizons (Lorne, Australia - August)
  • Vanguard: Digital Dimensions of Time (San Diego - February 7-8th)
  • Microsoft Anytime, Anywhere Learning Global Summit (Seattle, WA - February)
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