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Royal Institution of Great Britain Lecture Series

Swiss Robotics Day Keynote

AWS Swiss Cloud Day Keynote


Swiss Innovation Forum Keynote


Digitilize in Stockholm


USI, 2019

The Big Challenge Science Festival

CLSA Investor Forum Hong Kong

CLSA Investor Forum Japan


Nyquist Lecture, Yale University


Kelly Distinguished Lecture on Robots and Jobs, Georgia Tech

Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation plenary


Keynote Speaker, T-Edge Beyond The Impossible Conference

Keynote Speaker, Seoul Future Conference

Glass Memorial Lecture Series, University of Toronto

Presenter, TED

Plenary Speaker, Indian Control Conference


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


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


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


Presenter, Zurich.Minds

Keynote Speaker, Society for Design and Process Science

Keynote Speaker, International Symposium on Software Engineering for Adaptive and Self-Managing Systems


Invited Speaker, The Art of Robots, Swissnex, San Francisco

Invited Speaker, The Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium, UC Berkeley’s Center for New Media


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


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


Distinguished Lecture Series, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto

Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series, Faculty of Engineering, Yale University

Tetelman Lecture, Yale University


Keynote Speaker, International Conference on Robot Communication and Coordination

Plenary Speaker, Northeast Control Workshop


Plenary Speaker, Conference on Cellular Automata for Research and Industry

Presenter, ideaCity

Feature Speaker, Engineering Science Education Conference, University of Toronto


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


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


Invited Speaker, Spoletoscienza, Spoleto Festival

Plenary Speaker, American Control Conference

Keynote Speaker, University of Toronto Engineering Science Annual Dinner


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