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Previous Presentations/Resources

Paul can update and tailor any of the highly-interactive presentations listed on this page or on his blog to meet your needs. Contact Paul.

“ChatGPT and Its Implications for Lifelong Learning”
Designed and facilitated this highly-interactive session, with Maurice Coleman and Lisa Gustinelli, as part of the #etmooc2 massive open online course exploring artificial intelligence in lifelong learning  — April 19, 2023.

Facilitating Effective Onsite and Online Conversations for Library Advocacy” 
Designed and facilitated this highly-interactive session under the auspices of the California Library Association — March 8, 2023.

“Shaping the Future(s) of Libraries”
Organized and moderated this lively panel discussion with Maurice Coleman, R. David Lankes, and Crystal Miles for ShapingEDU’s Summer 2022 online conference for this global audience of teacher-trainer-learners helping reshape learning in the digital era. 2022 Conference — June 2, 2022 (archived recording available)

“Inspiring Positive Action Through Storytelling
ATD (Association for Talent Development) Sacramento Chapter — March 24, 2022
online interactive session

Ursula Meyer Library Advocacy Training Series
Archived recordings of the ongoing monthly series of free online workshops Paul facilitates under the auspices of the California Library Association. September 2021 – present
(Recordings posted on CLA YouTube Channel)

“Connecting for Work and Learning: Universal Broadband Access in the U.S.
Co-designer/co-facilitator for this free four-week ShapingEDU online course for those interested in becoming advocates for universal broadband access — 2021/22 

“Leadership, Learning, and Activism: Creating and Telling Our Stories”
ATD (Association for Talent Development) 2021 International Conference & Exposition — August 29, 2021
Salt Lake City, UT

“Train the Trainers (Part 1 of 6): A Roadmap to Leadership in Learning”
California Library Association: Developing Leaders in Libraries — May 2021
(PowerPoint Presentation)

“Preparing for an Uncertain Future: Reversing Our Assumptions”
PCI Webinars, with Andrew Sanderbeck — May 5, 2020
(PowerPoint Presentation)

“OCLMOOC (Open Connected Learning Massive Open Online Course)”
Co-designer/co-facilitator of this massive open online course for educators — 2014 

“Hidden Garden Steps: Community, Collaboration, and $10K in Two Hours”
Presentation during San Francisco Department of Public Works Street Parks Project workshop
January 2012; San Francisco, CA

For more complete list of presentations and other activities, please visit Paul’s Building Creative Bridges blog at

For recommendations of first-rate books to help you address your training-teaching-learning challenges, please visit Paul’s Goodreads list and short reviews of some of the best books he has read and used: