Jim has been an invited speaker at conferences, media events and public presentations throughout his career. He has given hundreds of live presentations to audiences ranging from a few dozen to a few thousand.
In this video, Jim gives an inspirational talk to a large audience at ideacity in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on maritime archaeology today, its beginnings, and what we know about shipwrecks, technology, and the ocean.
ideacity 2017 is described by CA TV’s “One” as Canada’s Meeting of the Minds. Produced and hosted by Moses Znaimer, ideacity is an annual conference in Toronto that gathers the most innovative people to say important things about the world. ideacity presents the best Talks of conferences past from giants like author Margaret Atwood, filmmaker Robert Lantos, social activist Henry Morgenthaler, media baron Conrad Black, astronaut Marc Garneau, and environmentalist Robert F. Kennedy Jr.