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Information for Upcoming and Recent Events, Promo's, Signings and Talks:

"PrivileGEd" now on sale at Union College bookstore (Alumni section).  Michael spoke to Union Engineering Students at a Seminar on May 31, 2019.

Upcoming 2023 Book Talks, Signings & Other Events


April 22, 2023 - Historic Book Fair

Author Signings, Meet&Greet  12Noon-4pm at Robb Alley off Proctor's Arcade

432 State Street
Schenectady, NY 12305

Look for more info coming soon


May 2, 2023 - Union College Academy for Lifelong Learning - Speaker

In my new role as an historian, I will introduce you to a most remarkable 19th Century Niskayuna Renaissance named Man Matthew Winne Jr. as my contribution to the "Cast of Local Historical Characters" in the Place Beyond the Pines II history series.  Those interested may sign up for this UCALL class at the following link https://reg.learningstream.com/reg/event_page.aspx?ek=0066-0004-b5753da3825f4754b4d28981cb170c13  where you can find additional course information on this course and other Spring 2023 offerings.


The five (5) week class actually begins on April 4, 2023 and will air via ZOOM on consecutive Tuesday mornings from 9:30am - 11:30am.  Recordings to view at other times will be made available to all course registrants after the initial presentations.


2023 Date TBD- American-Italian Historical Museum - Postponed indefinitely by Corona pandemic. Intro video for AIHM membership  "PrivileGEd" Prologue Intro Video to AIHM Membership

1227 Central Ave. Albany, NY  12205. [Click on Museum Link above for latest info. or Video Link above for preview]


(ALL Events OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Unless otherwise noted)


Use CONTACT tab above to suggest a venue, request a presentation or a personal signing.


Additional Upcoming Events will be posted here as logistics are finalized.



October 22, 2022 - Saratoga Book Festival

Author Signings, Meet&Greet  10am-2pm in City Center

522 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12222 

Link for more info: Info for Saratoga Book Festival


Sept. 17, 2022 - Albany Book Festival

Sponsored by NYS Writers Institute at UAlbany (SUNY Albany) 10am-5pm in Campus Center

1400 Washington Ave.

Albany, NY 12222 

Link for more info: www.albanybookfestival.com


Empire State Aerosciences Museum (ESAM)
250 Rudy Chase Dr.
Glenville, NY  12302   USA

May 21, 2022 @ 10 AM FLY-IN Breakfast Talk 

Saturday Morning Breakfast begins @ 8:30am


Schenectady Trading Company

609 Union Street, Schenectady, NY 12305

Click on above Trading Company link to "all things Schenectady"
JULY 10, 2021, 1 - 3 pm  Outdoor Signing & Local Author Book Fair   -  Open to the Public
(featuring 10 local authors and multiple genres, including:

-Michael Davi ("PrivileGEd" a Memoir)
-Timothy Starr (Local History)
-Herb Terns (Fiction)
-Miki Conn (Fiction/Poetry)
-Sean McKenna (Children's)
-Johnny Rockenstire (Historical Fiction)
-Donna Esposito (Historical Fiction)
-Johnny Miller (Local History)
-John Sitterly (Fiction)
-Elizabeth Hudson (Children's)

Prior purchasers may bring their copy of "PrivileGEd" along for a personalized signing as well.


APRIL 6, 2021 - Union College Self-Published Author's Panel Discussion - 10-11:30am via ZOOM Webinar

Registration Required - Click Here to Register


FEB. 25, 2021 - Fireside Chat w/Author Michael Davi;

Sponsored by ASME Greenville, SC Section.

This is a PrivileGEd ZOOM Event

Pre-Registration Required: Click Here to Register


NOV. 13, 2020 - Author Book Talk, Clifton Park - Halfmoon Public Library Virtual Presentation ; Friday 11/13/20 10:30AM
Click link for details => PrivileGEd Zoom Event

475 Moe Rd. Clifton Park, NY 12065


Jan & Feb 2020 - Featured eBook on THE FUSSY LIBRARIAN

Nov. 9. 2019 - Meet & Greet "PrivileGEd" Book Signing;

Come say hello on Saturday, Nov. 9th at Market Block Books,

290 River Street, Troy, NY 12180. 


Sept. 24, 2019 - GE Elfuns Luncheon, Author "Book Talk" on "PrivileGEd"  BY INVITATION ONLY, Van Patten Golf Course, Jonesville, NY 12065)

Sept. 14, 2019 - Albany Book Festival, Sponsored by NYS Writers Institute at UAlbany (SUNY Albany, 10am-5pm in Campus Center, 1400 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12222).  See: www.albanybookfestival.com


Sept. 9, 2019Author Book Talk on "PrivileGEd" Gloversville Public Library (58 E. Fulton St. Gloversville, NY 12078) at 6PM


Sept. 9, 2019 Author Luncheon Talk on "PrivileGEd", GE Global Research Center - Langmuir Luncheon Group - By Invitation Only, Niskayuna, NY)


July 31, 2019 - Author "Book Talk" on "PrivileGEd" . Niskayuna Branch of Schenectady County Library (2400 Nott St. East, Niskayuna, NY 12309)


May 31, 2019 - Union College Engineering Seminar Talk - Olin Auditorium, Union College, Schenectady, NY - By Invitation Only


May 8, 2019 - Keynote Speaker at ASME Hudson-Mohawk Section Awards Dinner (100th Anniv. Year)

Moscatiello's Restaurant, E. Greenbush, NY


May 8, 2019 -'Meet the Author' Presentation for "PrivileGEd" at the William K Sandford (Colonie) Town Library.   A video link to the presentation is available by clicking ->: PrivileGEd Author Book Talk with Michael Davi - May 8, 2019

A 30-minute video pre-talk interview with Michael Davi and Joe Nash discussing "PrivileGEd" is available by clicking the link below:  

 Meet the "PrivileGEd" Author Video Interview with Michael Davi


April 30, 2019 - GE/KAPL Retirees Luncheon Talk at the Water's Edge Lighthouse. (2 Freeman's Bridge Rd., Schenectady, NY 12302).


March 28, 2019 - Author Book talk on "PrivileGEd" Schenectady County Historical Society (SCHS) 32 Washington Avenue, Schenectady, NY 12305

For more info on SCHS, click link -> Schenectady County Historical Society

 Also see below:

Schenectady Daily Gazette Article on "PrivileGEd"


MARCH 23. 2019 - Michael was a guest on "The Historians" radio podcast hosted by local (NY Capital District) area author, news and radio personality Bob Cudmore, to discuss "PrivileGEd"Replays of the recorded 30-minute podcast from local WCSS radio (1490AM and 106.9FM)is now available on the link below:

Bob Cudmore's "The Historians" podcast with PrivileGEd author Michael Davi


Use CONTACT tab above to suggest a venue, request a presentation or a personal signing.