Speaking Events

Whether you’re looking for a lecture for an audience of hundreds or an interactive speaking events with an intimate feel for a small number of attendees, we can design an event tailored to your organization.

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May 3-4, 2021 – Sexceptional Weekend Event in Los Angeles, California on the science of sexual desire

May 10-11, 2021 – Sexceptional Weekend Event in Chicago, Illinois on the science of sexual desire

May 18, 2021 – The Science of Sexual Fantasy: What Do We Want and What Do Our Fantasies Say About Us? Workshop in New York City with the Modern Sex Therapy Institutes.

May 19, 2021 – Communicating Desire: Getting the Sex Life and Relationship You Want. Workshop in New York City with the Modern Sex Therapy Institutes.

May 24, 2021 – Keynote speaker at the Multiplicity of the Erotic Conference in Chicago, Illinois. Which Sexual Fantasies are Common, and Which Ones are Truly Rare?: Insights From the Largest Survey of Sexual Fantasies in the United States

May 31 – June 1, 2021 – Sexceptional Weekend Event in Seattle, Washington on the science of sexual desire (details to be announced soon)



June 28, 2020 – Invited guest speaker at the Sexposium at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto. Presentation: “How We See Ourselves in Our Sexual Fantasies–And What It Means”

August 8, 2020 – Workshop at The V. Club in New York City entitled “Communicating Desire: Getting the Sex Life and Relationship You Want”

September 27, 2020 – Banned Books Week event “Too Much of a Good Thing” at the Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library in Indianapolis. Invited speaker for a panel on sex “addiction” and the mental health issues facing sex workers.

October 16, 2020 – Workshop at The V. Club in New York City entitled “Monogamous, Monogamish, or Polyamorous: Which Type of Relationship is Right For You?”

October 19, 2020 – Keynote speaker at the Sexual Health, Intimate Relationships, and Wellness conference at Lehigh Carbon Community College. Presentation title: “Tell Me What You Want: How to Communicate Desire and Maintain a Healthy and Satisfying Sex Life”

October 26, 2020 – Invited lecture at Purdue University. Presentation title: “What Your Sexual Fantasies Say About Your Personality”

November 30-December 1, 2020 – Sexceptional Weekend Training Event in Denver, Colorado on the science of sexual desire.



July 14, 2018 – Presentation at the International Association for Relationship Research Conference, Fort Collins, CO: Sharing and acting on sexual fantasies with a romantic partner: Does fantasy live up to reality?

November 9, 2018 – Presentation at the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality meeting in Montreal, Quebec: How attitudes toward and experiences with threesomes are related to age, relationship status, and personality.



We can offer lectures or workshops on or around any of the following topics:

  • The keys to maintaining happy and healthy relationships
  • The laws of attraction: Successful dating, according to science
  • Intimate communication: How to improve your sexual communication skills
  • Sexual fantasies: What do we want? Where do our fantasies come from? And what do they say about us?
  • Designer relationships: Building the relationship that’s right for you
  • Polyamory and open relationships: Everything you ever wanted to know about consensual non-monogamy and “monogamish”
  • relationships
  • Sexual orientation: Myth versus fact
  • Sexual consent in the 21st century
  • Preventing sexual harassment
  • Sexual assault prevention
  • Can friends with benefits stay friends?: How to navigate casual sex
  • Sexual health and safer sexual practices
  • Sex, dating, and relationships for the LGBTQ population
  • Alternative sexualities
  • Sex and relationships: Myth versus reality
  • Mars and Venus: Are men and women really that different when it comes to sex and love?
  • Adult sex education
  • What every college student should know about sex