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Keynotes and Courses

“Your presentation was polished, professional and inspirational!”

– Kathleen Ennis, Western Canada Lottery Corporation

“Talented speaker.”

– Jeff Towers, Nortel

We regularly provide speeches, courses and other public events that inspire: you can choose to register from our public schedule, or we’ll help you host a professional development or fundraising event tailored for your organization: if you wish to invite others to attend, we can help publicize it. David Berman personally and expertly presents each public keynote speech and course.

Our courses incorporate adult learning principles and activities appropriate to a variety of learning styles, and qualify for CEUs (certified by organizations such as PPAC).

David Berman speaks at Icograda in Hong Kong


“Creative… encouraging exchanges. David is a great speaker, making concepts more comprehensible.

– Beatrice Pollard, Forum of Federations, Ottawa

To register for a course hosted by David Berman Communications, register online or call (613) 728-6777.


Most popular keynotes:

  1. Making The Planet Your Client: Designing Sustainability
    David’s most famous presentation: visual communicators have way more power than they think: to do damage or to help repair the World. Which will you choose?
  2. Leaving No One Left Behind Online: e-accessibility without tradeoffs
    Learn how accessibility can broaden your audience, drive down costs, and improve online search… while creating a better civilization.
  3. Seven Habits of Highly Effective Web Sites
    Learn the seven pivotal ideas that will help you get the outcomes you deserve from your Web presence.

Most popular courses:

  1. The New Standard on Accessibility: WCAG … Web, Office, InDesign, PDF / Web Accessibility Matters (course #8)
    Learn how accessibility will broaden your audience, make your sites more useful for everyone, while complying with W3C WCAG, the new Standard On Web Accessibility, AODA, and the Section 508 refresh. Now covering WCAG 2.0 and 2.1! For every member of your Web team.

Variations on this course: This course is available as on overview, specific to Web development, or in these other variants, specific to accessible documents, accessible mobile, accessible eLearning, or accessible events…

  1. Perfecting Your Web (& Print) Strategy (one- or two-day course #3)
    One or two-day course on how to apply a proven step-by-step strategic process to get remarkable business results from any Web or print project.
  2. Developing Your Sustainable Project Strategy: Quadruple-Bottom-Line Design Thinking (one-day course #3B)
    David demystifies the complete design-thinking path to developing a plan to save money, lower stress, save time, while yielding lasting outcomes for profits, people, planet, … and culture!
  3. Writing For the Web With Accessibility in Mind (course #13)
    Learn how to write, edit, and adapt pages and documents in a way that satisfies universal design principles, regulations, and style guides.

Our courses and learning guides combine to contain everything you need to know in order to pass the IAAP CPACC and WAS certification examinations.

…or these other topics, on request:

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Reviewed December 13, 2015

2 Responses to “Keynotes and Courses”

  1. Gareth Fry says:

    I’m a professor of graphic design at Utah Valley University and I’m wondering how I might go about exploring the possibility of having David speak at my institution.

    Many thanks.

    Gareth Fry

    • David Berman says:

      Hi Gareth,
      I’ve enjoyed greatly speaking at many universities about design.
      To explore this further, please reach out to our speaking coordinator Ray Farmilo (at 613-728-6777 or ray@davidberman.com)… I welcome you to cc me as well (berman @ davidberman.com)

      Stay safe!

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