Recent Speaking, Facilitation, and Teaching Experience

Daniel has received rave reviews as a public speaker, workshop leader, panelist and panel moderator at the following recent events:

  • Moderator, The Blue Economy, and Speaker, Blue Economy Dovetails Green Economy, 12th Annual Global California Conference, 24 March 2016, Middlebury Institute of International Studies (MIIS), Monterey, CA (all speakers)
  • Program Chair and Event Producer:  Innovative Solutions for Sustainable Ag — CleanTech meets AgTech in Salinas, 7 Jan 2016, Monterey County Agriculture Commissioner’s Office, Salinas, CA (more)
  • Featured Moderator, Program Chair, Co-producer, Renewables Finance 2 Conference (RenewFi-2), 29-30 April 2015, Corinthian Event Center, San Jose, CA.
  • Workshop Leader: Pivotal Pains and Gains — Using “lean” and agile strategies for startups and innovation, Institute of Management Consultants (IMC), Monterey Bay,  28 Oct 2013, Capitola, CA.
  • Moderator, Speaker, Group Facilitator, Renewables Finance Conference (“Renew-Fi”), 28-29 January 2015, Topline Accelerator, Richmond, CA.  agenda | speakers
  • Presenter of live webinar, “Breaking Down Silos to Collaboration,” for LORMAN Education, 17 July 2013.
  • Presenter and Finance Section Chair:  Small Hydro Latin America, 5-6 December 2012, Panama City, Panama (Daniel’s presentation, Daniel’s biography, or conference proceedings)
  • Panelist: “Investigating interests of local stakeholders to determine how best to integrate small hydro projects with local communities,” Small Hydro Latin America, 5-6 December 2012, Panama City, Panama (conference website)
  • Panelist, “Funding Renewable Energy Projects in Panama,” 9th Annual Global California Conference, MBITA, San Jose, CA, June 22, 2012
  • Panelist, “How Raising Capital in 2011 is Different for Entrepreneurs,” BayBrazil, Palo Alto, CA, June 2011
  • Adjunct Professor/Workshop Leader, Monterey Institution of International Studies (MIIS), Fisher International MBA Program, programs on innovation management, investing for sustainability, and entrepreneurship in emerging markets, 2006-present
  • Opening Keynote Presentation, Green Business Camp, 2009
  • Keynote Presentation, Commercializing Bioresins, Intertech/Pira, Chicago, Il, Sept 2009
  • Keynote Presentation, Annual Meeting of the Chemical Fabrics & Film Association (CFFA), Annual Meeting, Florida, 2008
  • Presentation & Panel Moderation, Green Trade Network Summit annual conference, Monterey Bay International Trade Association (MBITA), 2007-2010
  • Keynote Presentation, Conference Chair, and Instructor, Commercializing Bioresins, Intertech/Pira, San Antonio, Texas, 2006
  • Presentation Skills program, Driscoll’s Berries, Watsonville, CA, 2006
  • Commercial Sustainability Network, Discussion Leader & Panel Moderator, Central Coast of CA (, 2002-2006
  • Keynote presentation and Panel Moderator, Workshop Leader, Commercializing Bioresins, Atlanta, GA, 2005
  • Keynote presentation, Institute of Management Consultants (IMC), Northern California Chapter, 2003
  • Keynote presentation, “Toward a Sustainable Economy,” GaiaSong Conference, 2003, Santa Cruz, CA
  • Panel moderator, Agricultural Technology Investment Forum 2002, Marina, CA

See also Daniel Robin & Associates for further consulting and training client history.

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