Nisa regularly gives talks, facilitates workshops, and organizes events on socio-economic inclusion, technology, and public sector innovation. To book her for an event or workshop, contact her by email. 

 Department of Justice (June 2015)

Department of Justice (June 2015)


Munk School of Global Affairs Career Week

Talk + Panel: Alternative Policy Career Paths (Nov 2018)


City of Toronto “Skills for the Future of Work” Learning Forum
Industry Panel Moderator (Oct 2018)

Digital Access Day
Talk + Panel: The Quest for Digital Literacy (June 2018)


Talk: Accessing Government Social Services - Shame, Disrespect, and User Experience (May 2018)


AI and the City, New Cities Foundation Roundtable
Discussion Facilitator: AI + Public Policy (March 2018)


AI + Public Policy: Understanding the Shift
Discussion Facilitator: Bias in AI (March 2018)


Ontario Digital Inclusion Summit 

Talk: Defining, Measuring, and Teaching Digital Literacy (Feb 2018)


Code4Canada's Digital Government & Civic Tech course, guest speaker 

Talk: Accessing Government Social Services - Shame, Disrespect, and User Experience (Nov 2017)



Discussion Facilitator: Digital Literacy (Oct 2017)


Social Impact R+D Practice Gathering

Discussion Facilitator: Deep Dive on Inclusive and Accessible Community Consultations and Research (Aug 2017)


City of Toronto, Luncha Kucha 

Talk: Behavioural Insights for Public Policy: How to Manipulate People for Good (March 2017)


Behavioural Economics for the Public Sector conference

Panel: Behavioural Economics 101 (March 2016)


Immersion in Public Design hosted by the OECD, 27e Region & Mindlab 

Panel: The Canadian innovation lab experience, panel on international labs (June 2015)


Mini Conference on Digital Sociology, Eastern Sociology Society

Talk: Open Government and the 2.0 Model of Engaged Citizenship (Feb 2015)


University of Ottawa, Executive Certificate in Public Sector Leadership & Governance

Panel: Innovation in Government (Feb 2013)



Conference: AI + Public Policy 

Brookfield Institute and the Ontario provincial government March 2018


Roundtable: Innovation-Driven and Inclusive Growth

SFU Public Square "Brave New Work" Community Summit

Feb 2018


Conference: Behavioural Economics for Public Policy

Government of Canada, March 2016


Panel: Sexual Harassment in the Public Service

Canada School of Public Service, Nov 2015