Speaking Engagements

Don Burks

I have a very active speaking schedule every year. Please see a list below. These represent anything over and above my teaching at the Lighthouse Labs bootcamp. If you are interested in having me speak at your event or conference, please contact me at don (at) donburks (dot) com.

2015

  • HTML500 Vancouver (Vancouver, BC) - 1/2015
  • HTML500 Calgary (Calgary, AB) - 2/2015
  • nwHacks (Judge) (UBC) - 3/2015
  • Illuminate Vancouver (UBC) - 6/2015
  • JS Open (Emcee - Vancouver, BC) - 6/2015
  • Telus Lunch’n’Learn (Vancouver, BC) - 7/2015
  • UBC Social Enterprise Club’s Innovation Expo (UBC) - 11/2015
  • BTM TalentMash (Vancouver, BC) - 11/2015
  • Codecreate (Vancouver, BC) - 12/2015

2016

  • Codecreate (2 sessions - Kelowna, BC & Prince George, BC) - 1/2016
  • BC Tech Summit (Vancouver, BC) - 1/2016
  • nwHacks (Keynote - UBC) - 2/2016
  • Strive Competition (Keynote - Vancouver, BC) - 3/2016
  • Beyond Coding (Burnaby, BC) - 5/2016
  • Illuminate Vancouver (UBC) - 6/2016
  • Strive Competition (Vancouver, BC) - 11/2016
  • ERAC IT4K12 2016 (Richmond, BC) - 11/2016
  • Codeclass (CUEBC - Port Coquitlam, BC) - 11/2016
  • ConFoo Vancouver(2 talks - Vancouver, BC) - 12/2016

2017

  • HTML500 Toronto (Toronto, ON) - 2/2017
  • HTML500 Vancouver (Vancouver, BC) - 3/2017
  • HTML150 Calgary (Calgary, AB) - 3/2017
  • HTML150 Saskatoon (Saskatoon, SK) - 3/2017
  • Tekathon (Illuminate Vancouver - UBC) - 5/2017
  • Collision Conference - Diversity in Tech Round Table (New Orleans, LA) - 5/2017
  • Surrey Code Camp (Surrey, BC) - 5/2017
  • Fullstack 2017 (London, UK) - 7/2017
  • Vancouver Startup Week (Judge) - 9/2017
  • eduHacks (Judge) - 9/2017
  • JSConf Budapest (Budapest, HU) - 10/2017
  • Strive Competition (Judge - Vancouver, BC) - 11/2017

2018

  • Coding for Noobs (UBC) - 1/2018
  • CodeCreateTeach (26 cities across Canada) - 2/2018 through 2/2019
  • Outreach Youth Achieving Success conference (Vancouver, BC) - 3/2018
  • Collision Conference - Product 101 Roundtable (New Orleans, LA) - 5/2018
  • Fullstack 2018 (London, UK) - 7/2018
  • FutureU Conference (Vancouver, BC) - 10/2018

2019

  • Strive Competition (Vancouver, BC) - 2/2019
  • CyberSecurity Panel (Vancouver, BC) - 3/2019
  • Future of OSS Panel (Vancouver, BC) - 4/2019
  • Youth Achieving Success Conference (Vancouver, BC) - 4/2019
  • FUSE Society (Vancouver, BC) - 6/2019
  • Fullstack 2019 (London, UK) - 7/2019