Select Speaking Engagements

2015

LAUNCH Speaker, University of Illinois.
Keynote Speaker, Swiss Energy Climate Summit.
Invited Speaker, USI.
Keynote Speaker, GOTO Amsterdam.
Invited Speaker, European Trend Day, GDI.
Keynote Speaker, MSR Devices and Network Summit.
Presenter, DLD Conference.

2014

Presenter, Zurich.Minds.
University California Santa Barbara “Engineering the Future” Lectureship.
Crocco Colloquium, Princeton University.
Keynote Speaker, International Conference on Simulation, Modeling, and Programming for Autonomous Robots.
Keynote Speaker, Canadian Conference on Computer and Robot Vision.

2013

Keynote Speaker, ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology
Invited Speaker, Rome Maker Faire – The European Edition
Invited Speaker, RoboCup International Symposium
Invited Speaker, Robotics Science and Systems
Keynote Speaker, Engineering Science Education Conference, University of Toronto
Presenter, TED Global

2012

Presenter, Zurich.Minds
Keynote Speaker, Society for Design and Process Science
Keynote Speaker, International Symposium on Software Engineering for Adaptive and Self-Managing Systems

2011

Invited Speaker, The Art of Robots, Swissnex, San Francisco
Invited Speaker, The Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium, UC Berkeley’s Center for New Media

2010

Invited Speaker, 10th International Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems
Plenary Speaker, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation
University of Dallas Center for Values in Medicine, Science, and Technology Lecture Series

2009

Invited Speaker, IFAC Workshop on Estimation and Control of Networked Systems
Plenary Speaker, NIST Workshop on Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems
Invited Speaker, International Symposium of Robotics Research (ISRR)
Keynote Speaker, Philips Conference on Applications of Control Technology
Presenter, DLD Conference

2008

Distinguished Lecture Series, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto
Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series, Faculty of Engineering, Yale University
Tetelman Lecture, Yale University

2007

Keynote Speaker, International Conference on Robot Communication and Coordination
Plenary Speaker, Northeast Control Workshop

2006

Plenary Speaker, Conference on Cellular Automata for Research and Industry
Presenter, ideaCity
Feature Speaker, Engineering Science Education Conference, University of Toronto

2005

Kate Gleason College of Engineering Distinguished Speaker Series, Rochester Institute of Technology

2004

Invited Speaker, the Engineering Academy of Japan International Symposium
Plenary Speaker, Robot Motion Control Conference
Air Force Rome Laboratories Information Institute’s Frontiers in Information Sciences Distinguished Lecture Series

2003

Invited Speaker, Spoletoscienza, Spoleto Festival
Plenary Speaker, American Control Conference
Keynote Speaker, University of Toronto Engineering Science Annual Dinner

2002

Special Topic Invited Speaker, Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems Conference
Plenary Speaker, SIAM Conference on Control and its Applications
Sigma Series Public Lecture and Colloquium, NASA Langley Research Center
Invited Speaker, National Science Foundation Research Highlight Series