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Keynote Speaker

When planning an event it is essential to have a speaker and moderator who can bring warmth, depth and nuance to audiences, creating an engaging atmosphere of trust. Berkowitz is that kind of passionate speaker.

He has hosted, keynoted and designed events for organizations across North America. This ranges from his decade-long experience writing the U.S. National Inventor's Hall of Fame black-tie induction ceremony in Washington D.C., to hosting national-level science panel discussions. He is regularly invited as an expert speaker on the dynamics of popularizing science.

Bringing historical perspective, gravitas and humour to events, Berkowitz is a trusted member of science circles, addressing issues about matter, and that matter. 

Jacob Berkowitz brings deep personal experience

and a unique perspective on

science and story-telling

to audiences across the United States and Canada. 

Selected presentations:

  • Carnegie Institute, Pasadena

  • Ottawa International Writer's Festival

  • Jasper Dark Sky Festival

  • NASA Astrobiology Conference (AbSciCon)

  • Science Writers and Communicators of Canada

  • Frye Festival, Moncton

  • Canadian Museum of Science and Technology, Cafe Scientifique

  • Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (Santa Barbara)

  • U.S. Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship Conference

  • Canadian Author's Association

  • Canadian Association of Journalists

  • Trent University Ideas Exchange

"Berkowitz is a born entertainer.” 
                                                                --Patti McCabe, Programs Coordinator,
                                             Royal Ontario Museum

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