International Lectures and Presentations Scheduled for 2009-2010:

July 30 – August 2, 2010: Look for our poster presentation in the Turkish Canadian Society (TCS) Pavilion at Edmonton’s Heritage Days Festival. The TCS, the Lenape Nation of Anadarko (Oklahoma), 1SIX1 Media Ltd (graphic design), and Turtle Island Cultural Resource Management (archaeology) firm, with me as concept generator and text author, have joined talents to present an intriguing view of the impact and connections great sages from Turkey have had on the Western world and even on Edmonton, Alberta. Our involvement in Edmonton EXPO 2017 will be one such featured example.

2010: A series of lectures and presentations are scheduled for me in Azerbaijan, North America and Turkey, about the cutting-edge breakthroughs in the research on Leonardo’s mother and other previously unknown elements to the Maestro’s history, travel and character.

October 22, Thursday: I will be giving a lecture at the University of Alberta on “Leonardo da Vinci as a Practical Futurist in Language and Technology”, Senate Chamber, Arts Building, 2PM to 4:30PM.  This invitation to lecture was extended by Professor of Italian Language William Anselmi, Ph.D., and is part of a conference on October 19 – 25 on the Italian language. For more information please contact Professor William Anselmi at the University of Alberta Department of Modern Languages and Culture.

October 14: The Eastern Mysteries of Leonardo and His Mother, Caterina”; sponsored by the Embassies of Turkey and Azerbaijan. I will give this lecture at 7:pm in the National Library and Archives Building in Ottawa, Canada’s capital.

August 9th: Telus World of Science: 1PM-3PM in the Margaret Zeidler Star Theatre.  Presentation followed by an interpretive walk about through the Leonardo display area.  I am giving the presentation and leading the walk about.

August 1,2:  I will be available at the Turkish Canadian Society Pavilion in Edmonton, Alberta, to provide a narrative to a poster presentation I researched, wrote the text for, and helped produce with 1SIX1 Media Ltd. creative-director, Freida Gladue, displaying the rich archaeological history and pre-history of Turkey. The research was assisted by the principal archaeologists of the cultural resource management company called Turtle Island, and by the Vice-president of the Turkish Canadian Society, Efe Ergil.

July – September 7: In conjunction with the North American premiere of “Da Vinci: The Genius—An Inspirational Exhibition”, appearing at the Telus World of Science in Edmonton, I will be giving a controversial series of lectures and presentations about the relatively unknown aspects of Maestro Leonardo’s life and works.