Speaking & Facilitation


Ingrid uses stories, visuals, and engagement to move your audience to action.  They will leave with practical, applicable next steps to take with them beyond the session.

Ingrid presents keynotes and custom workshops.


Current Speaking Topics (2017)

  • The Private Side of Public Work LIVE
  • Strategic Financial Management: Decision Paths for Businesses in the Urban Planning and Design Sector
  • Why You Must Make a Profit to Make an Impact (And Why Profit is Not a Dirty Word)
  • Profit First
  • Custom topics - tell us about your next event or idea!

Past Presentations

  • Podcast Movement, Anaheim, 2017
  • GMAP Podcast: Serving Mission-Driven Businesses and Non-Profits with Ingrid Heilke: EP. 109
  •  MIT DUSPx Connections 2017
  • EPA Safe and Sustainable Waters Research Program Convening (Best Poster Award), Washington DC 2015
  • New Partners for Smart Growth Tech Fair, Baltimore, MD 2015
  • A Community on Ecosystem Services (ACES), Washington DC 2014
  • Society for Human Ecology Conference, Bar Harbor, ME 2014
  • Toward a Just Metropolis Conference, San Francisco, CA 2010
  • English Language Teaching Conference, Wakayama Japan, 2004
  • English Language Teaching Conference, Wakayama Japan, 2003
  • EPA National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory Convening
  • Countless internal presentations and technical demonstrations at EPA and MIT (averaging one every 1-4 weeks) 2008-2017

Workshop Design & Facilitation

  • Decision Path Consulting Series Curriculum and Tools Module for CFOs (under development)
  • Pioneer Valley Green Infrastructure Workshop, MA 2013
  • Pioneer Valley Green Infrastructure Workshop & Interactive Vendor Fair
  • SystemSketch Community Workshop Design
  • Design Charettes for Brooklyn Greenway Initiative 2011
  • Workshop and Facilitation Guidance for Growing NSTAR Energy Efficiency Program through Community Organizations
  • Redesign of Foreign English Education Conferences, Wakayama Prefecture Education Division, Japan 2002-2003, 2003-2004
  • Planned and facilitated annual new prefecture (state)-wide new teacher orientations
  • Introduced revolutionary curriculum that enhanced language ability, creativity, and knowledge of global issues in two high-schools and one school for the visually impaired in Wakayama, Japan

Training on Facilitation & Consensus Building

  • Public Negotiation & Dispute Resolution (Larry Susskind, MIT)
  • Planning and Facilitating Collaborative Meetings (NOAA Office for Coastal Management)

  • Public Participation in a Digital Age (Ceasar MacDowell, MIT)