Conferences, workshops and lectures

International Communication Association
Panelist, Communication Interventions in Fostering Democratic Societies: Countries in Transition
San Diego, California
May 29, 2017

Florida International University
Invited Speaker, Capstone Journalism Class about Cuba
Miami, Florida
March 22, 2016

Hacks/Hackers Miami
Participant, Miami Media Party, a workshop on digital innovation in U.S. and Latin American media
Florida International University
Miami, Florida
Feb. 13-14, 2015

Superior Institute of International Relations
Panelist, Eighth Series of Talks on the Foreign Policy of the United States
Projections, Trends and Prospects on U.S.-Cuba Relations During the Last Two Years of the Administration of Barack Obama
Havana, Cuba
Dec. 15-18, 2014

Investigative Reporters & Editors
Participant, Watchdog Workshop
University of North Florida
Jacksonville, Florida
Nov. 8, 2014

Invited Speaker, Crescent Beach Study Group
Life in Cuba
St. Augustine, Florida
Oct. 14, 2014

National Press Photographers Association
Participant, Multimedia Immersion 2012 workshop
Newhouse Public School of Communications – Syracuse University
Syracuse, New York
May 15-19, 2012

Flagler College
Invited Speaker, Community Lecture Series
Afghanistan: Pursuing the Taliban
St. Augustine, Florida
April 10, 2012

Cuba Futures: Past and Present
Panelist, Digital Dilemmas: The Internet and Blogs in Cuba Today
Bildner Center, City University of New York
New York City, New York
April 1, 2011

Hemispheric Freedom Symposium
Invited Speaker
Cuba: The Battle for Hearts and Minds
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Sept. 22, 2010

CubaCon 2010
Keynote speaker
Cuban art and culture conference
Provincetown, Massachusetts
June 12, 2010

Universidad San Francisco Xavier
Media trainer
Led 20-hour workshop on investigative journalism for Bolivian journalists and university students
Sucre, Bolivia
Sept. 11-13, 2009

Society of Professional Journalists
Participant, Region 3 Convention
Unconventional ‘09
Hollywood, Florida
April 3-4, 2009

Prensa Libre newspaper
Media trainer
Conducted four-day workshop on investigative journalism
Guatemala City, Guatemala
July 1-4, 2008

Investigative Reporters & Editors
Moderator, Post-Castro Cuba Panel
Miami, Florida
June 5-8, 2008

Flagler College
Invited Speaker, Community Lecture Series
Cuba after Fidel: America’s Friend?
St. Augustine, Florida
April 8, 2008

Poynter National Writers’ Workshop
Panelist, Covering Organized Crime
San Antonio, Texas
May 20-21, 2006

National Association of Hispanic Journalists
Journalists Across Boundaries: Reporting the U.S.-Mexico Border
Panelist, Writing about Drug Gangs and Organized Crime
University of Texas at El Paso
El Paso, Texas
March 10-11, 2006

Seminar – Drug Trafficking: Investigations and News Coverage
Invited Speaker
Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas
Jan. 26-27, 2006

23rd Annual Journalists and Editors Workshop on Latin America and the Caribbean
Panelist, Good Governance in Cuba: Present and Future Challenges
Coral Gables, Florida
May 5-7, 2005

21st Annual Journalists and Editors Workshop on Latin America and the Caribbean
Panelist, Is National Reconciliation with Cuba Possible?
Latin American and Caribbean Center
Florida International University, Miami, Florida
May 1-3, 2003

Journalists, War and Terrorism – First International Forum
Invited Speaker, Coverage of Enduring Freedom Military Operation in Afghanistan, Vision of a Multi-Media Journalist
Sergio Arboleda University
Social Communication and Journalism School
Bogota, Colombia
January 29-30, 2003

Third Worldwide Gathering of War Correspondents
Invited Speaker, War coverage in Afghanistan
Association of Cuban Journalists
International Press Center
Havana, Cuba
October 2002

Encuentro en la Frontera/Gathering on the Border
Investigative Reporters
Invited Speaker, Investigating Drugs and International Crime Rings
Ciudad Juarez, Texas
Nov. 15-16, 1997

Journalism workshop
Media trainer
Conducted two-day workshop on investigative journalism for print and radio journalists
Managua, Nicaragua

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