In recent years, Cortada has delivered formal lectures about his art at:

Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA (2008)

United States Embassy, Helsinki Finland (2008)

Auburn University, Auburn, AL (2009)

Princeton University, Princeton, NJ (2010)

San Jose State University, San Jose, CA (2010)

The New Communicators:
Society of Environmenal Journalists International Conference (2011)

White Mountain National Forest, Campton, NH (2012)

Gulf Coast State College, Panama City, FL (2013)

TEDxFIU, Miami, FL (2013)

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (2014)

Vero Beach Museum of Art, Vero Beach, FL (2014)

Florida Gulf Coast University, Ft. Myers, FL (2014)

Fermilab Colloquium, Batavia, IL (2015)

- Fermilab Colloquium, Batavia, IL (2015)

Auburn University, Auburn, AL (2009)

- Exploratorium (at the Palace of Fine Arts), San Francisco, CA (2009)

- Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY (2011)

- Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA (2008)

- Princeton University, Princeton, NJ (2010)

- San Jose State University, San Jose, CA (2010)

- United States Embassy, Helsinki Finland (2008)

- University of South Florida St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, FL (2011)

- White Mountain National Forest, Campton, NH (2012)

- Florida Museum of Natural History, Tallahassee, FL (2013)

- CERN, Geneva, Switzerland (2013)

- Harn Museum, Gainesville, FL (2013)

- University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (2014)

- Florida Gulf Coast University, Ft. Myers, FL (2014)

- Vero Beach Museum of Art, Vero Beach, FL (2014)

- Gulf Coast State College, Panama City, FL (2013)

- TEDxFIU, Miami, FL (2013)

- The New Communicators:
Society of Environmenal Journalists International Conference (2011)