January 19, 2023  (9 am, multi-media presentation)

International Association of Arson Investigators, Mass. Chapter

Florian Hall, Dorchester, Mass.

September 28, 2022 (9:30 am, multi-media presentation)

U. Md. Dept. of Fire Science Engineering/ NFPA Joint Conference

University of Maryland

College Park, MD

December 7, 2019  1:00 pm (multi-media presentation)

Rhode Island Authors’ Expo


Cranston, RI

October 2, 2019  3:00 pm (multi-media presentation)

Maine Municipal Association 2019 Convention

Cross Insurance Center

Bangor, ME

March 6, 2019  12:00 noon (multi-media presentation)

The Harvard Law Forum

Vorenberg Classroom, Harvard Law School

Cambridge, MA

December 6, 2018 7:00 pm (multi-media presentation)

The American Museum of Tort Law

Winsted, CT

April 11, 2018  9:00 am (keynote presentation)

Canadian Event Safety Summit

The Great Hall

1087 Queen St., W.

Toronto, ON M6J 1H2

December 4, 2017  12:30 pm (multimedia presentation)

North Eastern Ohio Fire Prevention Association

Embassy Suites by Hilton, Cleveland – Beachwood

3775 Park East Drive, Beachwood, OH 44122

September 26, 2017  9:30 am (multimedia presentation)

The Roth Companies and 1-800 Board-Up – Cleveland, “Are You Ready?” Conference

The Gemini Center (Fairview Park Recreation Center)

21225 Lorain Rd.

Fairview Park, OH

April 10, 2017 1:00 pm (keynote address – multimedia presentation)

Fire Prevention Association of Massachusetts

30th Annual Conference

Southbridge Hotel & Conference Center

14 Mechanic St.

Southbridge, MA

February 4, 2017 (multimedia presentation)

Wyoming Fire Chiefs Ass’n Winter Meeting

Casper, Wyoming

August 29th, 2016: 6:30 pm  (multimedia presentation)

Tiverton Public Library

Tiverton, RI

May 9, 2016: 9:00 am  (keynote presentation)

Denver Advanced Fire Investigation Seminar

Marriott Springhill Suites

Denver, CO

March 18, 2016: 8:30 am (keynote presentation)

Ohio Transit Risk Pool

2016 Loss Control Summit

Wadsworth, OH

March 16, 2016: 9:00 am (keynote presentation)

Oregon Fire Marshals Association – Annual Conference

Best Western Agate Beach Inn

3019 N. Coast Highway

Newport, OR 97365

November 23, 2015: 3:30 pm

Boston University Law School – Law Alumni Auditorium

Distinguished Guest Lecture in Tort Law

October 22, 2015: 8:30 am (multi-media presentation)

Washington State Association of Fire Marshals

2015 Fire Prevention Institute

Campbell’s Resort

Lake Chelan, WA

October 8, 2015:  9 am (multi-media presentation)

Maine Municipal Association Annual Conference

Augusta Civic Center

76 Community Drive

Augusta, Maine

September 10, 2015 (multi-media presentation)

National Fire Academy

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Emmitsburg, MD

July 18, 2015: 1 pm (multi-media presentation and signing)

Bank Square Books

53 W. Main St.

Mystic, CT

May 21, 2015: 7 pm (multi-media presentation)

Falmouth Historical Society

55 Palmer Ave.

Falmouth, MA

May 6, 2015: 1:45-3:45 pm (multi-media presentation)

Oregon Fire Chiefs Ass’n. Spring Conference

Eagle Crest Resort

Redmond, OR

December 2, 2014: 8:30 am (opening keynote address; multi-media presentation)

Event Safety Alliance

Tait Towers Corp. campus

9 Wynfield Dr.

Lititz, PA

November 3, 2014; 4:00 pm (multi-media presentation)

Shapiro Memorial Lecture

Boston University School of Law

765 Commonwealth Ave.

Boston, MA 02215

October 8, 2014: 9 am (multi-media presentation)

Association of Governmental Risk Pools Fall Conference

Westin Savannah Harbor Resort

Savannah, Georgia

September 18, 2014:  9:15 am (opening address, multi-media presentation)

PennPRIME Annual Mtg. and Risk Mgmt. Conference

Nittany Lion Inn

200 West Park Avenue

State College, Pennsylvania

August 5, 2014: 8:30 am (multi-media presentation)

Ohio Chapter of IAAI, 2014 Arson School

Crowne Plaza North Hotel

Columbus, Ohio

June 22, 2014: 10 am (multi-media presentation)

Indiana State Coroners Association (ISCA)

Sheraton Hotel & Suites

Indianapolis, IN

May 13, 2014: 6 pm (multi-media presentation)

Johnson & Wales University Graduate School of Hospitality

Harborside Campus

Providence, RI

April 14, 2014:  10 am  (keynote address, multi-media presentation)

International Association of Arson Investigators Annual Conference

Rio Hotel and Casino

Las Vegas, NV

March 28, 2014 (multi-media presentation)

United States Institute for Theater Technology (USITT) Annual Conference

Fort Worth Convention Center

Fort Worth, Texas

February 4, 2014: 7:30 pm (multi-media presentation)

Massachusetts Fire Chiefs’ Conference

Holiday Inn – Boxborough

242 Adams Place

Boxborough, MA

January 23, 2014:  4:00 pm (multi-media presentation)

Rhode Island Interlocal Risk Management Trust Annual Conference

Crowne Plaza Hotel

Warwick, RI

November 26, 2013: 7 pm (multi-media presentation and book signing)

Tewksbury Public Library

300 Chandler St.

Tewksbury, MA 01876

November 20, 2013: 7 pm (multi-media presentation and discussion)

Suffolk University Law School (sponsored by Mass. Academy of Trial Lawyers, Suffolk Law Chapter)

First Floor Main Function Room

120 Tremont St.

Boston, MA 02108

November 19, 2013:  1-5 pm

Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education  (MCLE) (panel discussion on mass tort ADR)

Conference on Alternate Dispute Resolution & the Law

Massachusetts Bar Association HQ

20 West St.

Boston, MA 02110-1204

November 14, 2013: 7-8 pm (multi-media presentation and book signing)

Attleboro Public Library (presented by the Attleboro Area Bar Association)

74 North Main St.

Attleboro, MA 02703

November 5, 2013  10:45 am – 12:15 pm (multi-media presentation and book signing)

Center for Campus Fire Safety (CCFS)

Campus Fire Forum

Chase Park Plaza Hotel

St. Louis, MO

October 23, 2013:  9:00 am – 12 noon (multi-media presentation and book-signing)

University of New Haven Fire Science Program

University of New Haven

Bartel’s Hall, Alumni Lounge

300 Boston Post Rd.  (Exit 43 off I-95)

West Haven, CT 06516

October 22, 2013  1:00 pm (keynote address, multi-media presentation)

New York State Fire Marshals’ Annual Conference

New York State Fire Academy

600 College Ave.

Montour Falls, New York

October 21, 2013 1:00 pm (keynote address, multi-media presentation and book-signing)

National League of Cities Risk Information Sharing Consortium (NLC-RISC)

The Nines

525 S.W. Morrison

Portland, Oregon 97204

October 9, 2013: 10:00 am (multi-media presentation and book-signing)

Mass. Dept. of Fire Services

University of Massachusetts Medical School

Blais Pavillion, Lazare Building

55 Lake Ave. North, Worcester, MA 01655

October 8, 2013: 12:00 noon (multi-media presentation)

Brown Faculty Club (private luncheon)

September 17, 2013:   4:30 pm (presentation and book-signing)

Hingham Senior Center

224 Central St.

Hingham, MA

August 20, 2013:  6:30 pm – 8:00 pm (multi-media presentation and book-signing)

Snow Library

67 Main St.

Orleans, MA 02653

May 17, 2013: 1:30 pm

Augusta, Maine, Fire/Rescue Services

45 Commerce Drive (Florian Hall)

Augusta, ME

(books will be available for purchase at the events through Barnes & Noble; donations accepted for Station Fire Memorial Foundation)

May 7, 2013: 6-7:30 pm

(book signing, only, to benefit The Station Memorial Foundation)

Barnes & Noble

1350 Bald Hill Rd.

Warwick, RI 02886

April 30, 2013  6:30 pm (private presentation)

Johnson & Wales University Graduate School

Cowesett Inn

226 Cowesett Avenue

West Warwick, RI 02893

April 17, 2013: 7:00 pm

Presentation, Discussion and Autographing

Knit Lit Book Club

Sisters of the Wool

782 Main Road

Westport, MA

April 8, 2013, 6:30 pm 

Presentation, discussion and signing

New Hampshire Fire Academy

98 Smokey Bear Blvd.

Concord, NH 03305

(books will be available for purchase; donations accepted for Station Fire Memorial Foundation)

April 4, 2013: 7:00pm

Reading, Discussion and Autographing

Sharon Community Center

Ballroom (Books will be available for purchase and signing from Barnes & Noble)

219 Massapoag Ave.

Sharon, MA02067

The event is free and light refreshments will be served.

RSVP preferred for seating by March 29. Call 781-784-8000 for RSVP and more information.

March 19, 2013: 12:15m

RogerWilliamsUniversitySchool of Law

10 Metacom Ave.

Bristol, RI

March 13, 2013: 11:00am

Presentation, Discussion and Autographing

BristolCommunity College

777 Elsbree St.

Building H, Room 209

Fall River, MA

February 25, 2013: 7:00 pm

(Prov. Public Library – reschedule – see Feb. 10, below)

February 19, 2013: 7:00pm

Presentation, Discussion and Autographing

Canton Public Library

786 Washington Street

Canton, MA

February 12, 2013


Hope Club (books sold by Barrington Books)

6 Benevolent St.

Providence, RI02906

February 10, 2013: 2:00pm


Reading, Discussion and Autographing

Providence Public Library, Main Branch

150 Empire Street

Providence, RI02093

January 22, 2013; 7:00pm

Reading, Discussion and Autographing

Quincy “Thomas Crane” Public Library

40 Washington St.

Quincy, MA02169


January 17, 2013; 5:00pm


BostonUniversity Alumni Association

at Taylor, Duane, Barton & Gilman

Providence, RI

January 16, 2013; 7:00pm

Reading, Discussion and Autographing

New England Mobile Book Fair

82 Needham St # 84

Newton Highlands, MA, 02461

January 11, 2013: 6:00pm

Reading, Discussion and Autographing

Eight Cousins Bookstore

189 Main Street

Falmouth, MA 02540

November 26, 2012; 7:00pm

Reading, Discussion and Autographing

Rogers Free Library

525 Hope St.

Bristol, RI 02809

November 5, 2012; 7:00pm

Reading, Discussion and Autographing

Weaver Library (books sold by Books on the Square)

41 Grove Avenue

East Providence, RI

November 19, 2012; 7:00pm

Discussion and Autographing

Cranston Physicians’ Book Club

November 15, 2012; 7:00pm

Reading, Discussion and Autographing

Book Ends

559 Main Street

Winchester, MA 01890

November 7, 2012; 1:00pm


PG Club meeting (books sold by Partners Village Store)

at Sakonnet Point Club

Little Compton, RI

November 1, 2012: 7:00pm

Reading, Discussion and Autographing

Weymouth Public Library

46 Broad Street

Weymouth, MA 02188

October 11, 2012; 7:00pm

Reading, Discussion and Autographing

Barnes & Noble 

1350B Bald Hill Road

Warwick, RI02886

East Providence, RI 02914

October 3, 2012; 5:30 pm

Fall Conference – Authors’ Reception

New England Independent Bookseller’s Association (NEIBA)

Rhode Island Convention Center

Providence, RI 02903

September 28, 2012; 7:00pm

Reading, Discussion and Autographing

Books on the Square

471 Angell Street

Providence, RI 02906

September 22, 2012; 1:00pm

Reading, Discussion and Autographing

Barrington Books

184 County Road

Barrington, RI 02806

September 20, 2012; 7:00pm

Reading, Discussion and Autographing

Pawtucket Bar Association

at Pawtucket Country Club

900 Armistice Blvd

Pawtucket, RI 02861

September 14, 2012

Reading, Discussion and Autographing

Brown University Bookstore

244 Thayer St.

Providence, RI 02912