Christopher P. Baker is an acclaimed public speaker and has been honored to address the National Press Club, World Affairs Council, and National Geographic Live! among other prestigious organizations.
He has also been a faculty member of the lecturing staff for Cunard Cruise Lines and Holland American Cruise Line and has given dozens of presentations aboard cruise ships. He has also spoken at scores of bookstores, libraries, schools, and public institutions.
Christopher speaks with unparalleled authority on the subject of Cuba. He is renowned for his exciting and inspirational digital photo presentations, including of his life as a National Geographic writer, photographer, and tour leader.
Upcoming speaking engagements:
- Sep 21-24, 2016 — ‘Motorcycling in Cuba,’ Horizons Unlimited adventure motorcycle rally, Yosemite, CA
Recent speaking engagements include:
- Oct 4-9, 2015 — ‘Cuba is hot, hot, HOT!’ Society of American Travel Writers Annual Convention, Las Vegas, NV
- Sep 24-27 2015 –‘Mi Moto Fidel: Motorcycling Through Castro’s Cuba’ Horizons Unlimited adventure motorcycle reunion, Mariposa, CA
- July 2, 2015 — ‘Cuba: Land of Eccentricity and Enigma,’ North Beach Town Hall, North Beach, MD
- July 16, 2015 — ‘Cuba: Land of Eccentricity and Enigma,’ Green Apple Books, San Francisco, CA
- July 18, 2015 — ‘Cuba: Land of Eccentricity and Enigma,’ Book Passage, Corte Madera, CA
- July 23-25, 2015 — ‘Motorcycling in Cuba,’ BMW Motorcycle Owners of America ‘Be the Adventure’ rally, Billings, MT
- July 28, 2015 — ‘The New U.S.-Cuba Relationship & the New Cuba,’ Sun Valley Global Affairs Council, Ketchum, ID
- July 16, 2014 — National Geographic Expeditions Colombia,’ Colombian Embassy, Washington, D.C.
- ‘Motorcycling Through Cuba,’ BMW Motorcycle Owners Association International Rally, St. Paul, MN, July 24-27, 2014
- ‘Motorcycling Through Cuba,’ Horizons Unlimited International Rally, Yosemite, CA, September 25-28, 2014
- ‘Cuba: Land of Eccentricity and Enigma,’ Tower Theater, Bend, Oregon, May 6, 2014. Sponsored by the Central Oregon Community College Foundation and the University of Oregon School of Journalism
- ‘Motorcycling Through Cuba,’ BMW Motorcycle Owners Association International Rally, Salem, Oregon, July 18-21, 2013
- ‘The Soul of Cuba,’ National Geographic Live! April 13, 2012
- Keynote address, TBEX ‘12 (Travel Bloggers Exchange), Keystone, Colorado, June 17, 2012
- ‘National Geographic Colombia’ on behalf of Colombia Government Trade Bureau’s Matchmaking Forums
- — World Tourism Day, Cartagena, Colombia, September 27, 2012
- — Miami, May 14, 2013
- — Los Angeles, September 22, 2012
- — NYC, June 29, 2012 (view the video)
- Motorcycling Through Cuba,’BMW Motorcycle Owners Association International Rally, July 19-22, 2012
- Keynote address, North American Travel Journalist Association conference, Reno, Nevada, May 11-14, 2010
To book speaking engagements CONTACT Christopher directly