2022 Speaking Engagements


October 6/22 – Accredited Webinar for UNC School of Social Work Behavioral Health Springboard, North Carolina


September 13/22 – One More Level; Video Gaming Addiction presentation for Metis Nation


August 23/22 –  Lunch & Learn Online Presentation titled, Dial it Down: Don’t Outsource Your Brain For Your Apps


April 27/22 –  CAMH -The center for Addiction and Mental Health. Talk with parents and youth – Learn More


April 12, 2022, 6:30 pm – Children’s Foundation, Guelph, ON – Online presentation for parents. https://www.childrensfoundation.org/


April 6, 2022, 8am – Online Presentation for Guelph Rotary – Trillium Club https://rotaryguelph.ca/


March 24,2022, 10am- Online Keynote Presentation – Conference on Gambling, Culture, Community and Intervention hosted by COSTI Immigrant Services. http://www.costi.org/


March 8, 9, 22, and 23, 2022 Lunch & Learn Online Presentation titled, Dial it Down: Don’t Outsource Your Brain For Your Apps, for Mental Health staff at Metis Nation.


Feb 23/22 – CAMH -The center for Addiction and Mental Health. Talk with parents and youth



The Truth About Video Gaming Addiction

Neuroscience Specialist in Education and Learning and Researcher of Internet Use, Jill Sweatman was kind enough to showcase my story of my son’s severe video gaming addiction and consequent recovery in this interview.

Nov 12-15th AICET Council’s Third International Summit – Are Children in Charge of the Internet


Oct. 21/21 7:00-8:30 pm Webinar Talk for Parents of Metis Nation www.metisnation.org


October 6/21
CAMH -The center for Addiction and Mental Health.
Talk with parents and youth


August 19/21 @ 5:00 pm
Online Presentation for the Community of Wahta Mohawks


June 30/21
CAMH -The center for Addiction and Mental Health
Talk with parents and youth


May 26 7:00 pm
Online Talk and Q & A with The Association of Parents in Catholic Education (OAPCE) Dufferin Peel


May 10/21 10:00 am
Female Entrepreneur Interview Series Live on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/groups/2176315445808761



May 6 & 7, 2021 9:00 am – 5:00 pmCAMH Gambling, Gaming & Technology Use Community of Interest – A Gaming Addiction Documentary with Q & A  – https://www.eenetconnect.ca/g/gambling-gaming-technology-use/event/join-us-for-a-gaming-addiction-documentary-qanda-with-elaine-uskoski


May 5/21 Podcast interview with Jed Shaffer – https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-gamer-parents-strategy-guide/id1555897879  Air date to be confirmed…

March 19/21
11am  Live Facebook Interview with Trish Tonja, Business Mentorship, Keepin’ It Real – https://www.facebook.com/trishtonaj

March 4/21
11am Interview with Sara Dimerman, Sauga 960 AM Radio


Feb 26/21
10:35-11:10am Live Talk on Seven Voices, One Mind with jack.org University of Toronto


Feb 20/21
12:00 – 1:00 pm EST – Live Q & A with Chantal Michelle, TheSchoolofHappiness.org




Events after March 12/20 will will be rescheduled following the Covid lockdown.


Sept 8/20
Guelph Women In Networking, Springfield Golf & Country Club, Guelph, ON


  Aug 14-16/20
Reset Summer Camp-6 Mount Allison, New Brunswick


June 16/20
Rising Tides Speaker Series, Midtown Event Theater, Toronto, ON


May 14th/20
Bakersfield Public School, Thornhill, ON


May 7/20
Pte. Buckham Singh Public School, Bramalea, ON


March 11/20
Mindfest 2020 at Harthouse, University of Toronto


February 26/20
CAMH,  Toronto


February 19/20
Guelph Women’s Leadership Learning, Holiday Inn, Guelph, ON


February 4/20
Nova Scotia Community College, Halifax, NS


January 24/20 
Cornerstone Women’s Network – Georgetown, ON




November 28/19 (Postponed- Date TBA)
Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute, Guelph, ON

October 19/19 
Vocamus Book Bash, Guelph, ON, Book Signing & Conversation

September 10/19
Homewood Health Centre, Guelph, ON

June 24/19
Wahta Mohawks Dinner & Speaker Community Event, Wahta Mohawk Territory, Bala, ON

June 19/19
CAMH Parent Support Group, Toronto

June 13/19
Probus Club, Brantford, ON

June 13/19
Earnscliffe Senior School, Brampton, ON

June 10/19
Bracebridge & Muskoka Lakes Secondary School

May 28/19
Robert F Fall Catholic Secondary School, Caledon

May 17/19
Belmont Secondary School, Langford, BC

May 10/19
Gambling & Gaming Harms: Ontario Professional Development Forum (CAMH)

May 9/19
Holy Cross Catholic Academy, Woodbridge, ON

April 3/19
Macville School, Caledon

February 28/19
C.R. Marchant Middle School, Toronto, ON

Jan 30/19
Fiix CMMS Software
Bell Let’s Talk presentation on Technology & Mental Health.

Jan 28/19
MoMondays: Real People, Real Stories, Real Inspiration in Guelph, ON



  • A Night of Sharing, Hartcourt Memorial Church, Guelph – Dec 3/18 – PUBLIC
  • SierraAcres Equine Assisted Healing Center – October 16th – PUBLIC
  • Association of Iroquois & Allied Indians (AIAI) Wellness Conference – Niagara Falls – September 26/18
  • A Night of Inspiration – Homewood Health Center August 28, 2018
  • CBC Radio June 27, 2018
  • CAMH-Parents Concerned About Excessive Video Gaming & Tech Mis-Use Among Youth (15-25) June 2018
  • Panelist – CAMH The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health -Problem Gambling & Addictive Behaviour Provincial Forum, Ottawa, June 18, 2018
  • Panelist Speaker – Balanced Technology Management – Power Off & Play Launch – June 16th, 2018
  • Speaker – Humberview Secondary School, April 2018
  • Panelist- Mayfield Secondary School, February 2018
  •  Round Table Discussion at Pope Francis School, Toronto – November 2017
  • Guest speaker at Mindfest, U of T annual mental health summit – October 2017

Giving a talk on Mental Health & Technology as part of the Bell Let’s Talk campaign at Fiix Inc. in Toronto

May 2019- Elaine Uskoski with Robert F Hall Catholic Secondary School Vice Principal and Parent Council Members at talk.


Jake and I in Niagara Falls before addressing First Nations at the Association of Iroquois & Allied Indians Indigenous Wellness Conference

Dr Carlos DiClemente and I at the recent CAMH Forum for Gambling, Gaming & Technology Use Knowledge Exchange.

Speakers: Dr. Michael Cheng with Elaine and Jake Uskoski, event liaison and moderator for the June CAMH event in Ottawa

Mackville Pubic School, Bolton, ON.  Elaine with parent council.