Keynote and Invited Speaker Presentations


  • International Women's Day, Google, Mountain View, California




  • Amaze Commonwealth Bank of Australia
  • Stanford Research Institute (SRI) International
  • Social Robotics and Design Thinking Workshop, Commonwealth Bank
  • Data Analytics and Design Thinking Workshop, Commonwealth Bank
  • TECH23 Machine Learning Panel
  • Human-Robot Symposium
  • Australiasian Conference on AI (AI'16), Internet of Things and Crowdsourcing Panel
  • Sydney Science Festival, National Science Week
  • Optus and The Guardian Business Thought Leadership Panel (Chair)
  • The Future with Social Robots, City Science Circle
  •  Innovation: Bringing the Future Forward with David Thodey and Roy Green, UTS.
  • Social Robotics: The New Frontier, Academy of Technology, Science and Engineering (ATSE) Sydney and Adelaide
  • Robots and Art, Michael Crouch Innovation Centre, UNSW.
  • Triple A Talks @ UTS Business School, Visions of Future Mobility & Immersive User Experiences
  • 2015
  • Academy of Science, Public Lecture Series, Science Fiction becomes Science Fact
  • TECH23 Disruptive Technology Panel
  • AI and Robotics, Pause Fest sponsored by Deloitte Digital, 2015
  • Fast-Tracking the Future with Advanced Robotics and Data Analytics, ACI Connect, large engineering conference at Olympic Park, 2015.
  • CBA Marketing Strategy Day, Future Disruptive Services


  • Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (PRICAI-14)
  • Workshop on Robots and Art: Misbehaving Machines
  •  Demystifying Big Data, Stanford Graduate School of Business
  • Social Robotics and the Role of Attention, AAAI Spring Symposium on Knowledge Representation and Reasoning in Robotics, Stanford University.
  • Belief Revision in Human-Robot Interaction, Conference on Inconsistency Robustness, X-Media, Stanford University
  • Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Stanford University
  • 2013
  • Australia can only lead if it creates Leaders!, CISCO Internet of Everything, Media Event that launched Cisco's Internet of Everything Strategy
  • Provoking Learning with ICT, Victorian Information Technology Teachers Association, Annual Conference, August Melbourne.
  • The PhD Journey, UTS Graduate School
  • ARC Research Panel


  • Global Drivers, Mega-trends and Disruptive Innovation, American Express Innovation Day November 2012.

  • IBM Pulse 2012 Cloud Computing and Innovation Panel.

  • Big Data: The Next Frontier for Innovation, Competition, and Productivity at the Knowledge and Innovation Day, Strategic Management Society Conference, Prague, Sept 2012.




  • Capital Markets Technologies
  • Future Web Technologies: Taking a Strategic View, ARK GROUP, Sydney
  • Star Wars: Science meets Imagination Exhibition, Powerhouse Museum, April, 2009

  • Institute of the Future, Palo Alto, USA, October 2009

  • Stanford AI Lab Strategic Planning Meeting, Monterey, 2009.

  • Robot Soccer at the National Youth Science Forum Sydney 2008

  • Cognitive Models for Perception and Reasoningat theInternational Workshop on Materials and Sensations, France, October 2008.

  • Autonomous Robotic Technology at the International Conference on Underwater Systems Technology, Indonesia, November 2008.

  • Privacy Law and Global Business Strategies: Managing Consent, Control and Choice at the Conference on Innovation, Competition and Regulation, Institute for Law for Science and Technology, National Tsing Hua University Taiwan November 2008.

  • Leadership and Innovation, Women in Information and Communication, International Women's Day, The Australian National University, 2007.

  • UTSpeaks - Public Lecture on Robotics, 2006

  • Fourth Annual Conference on Re-Designing your Intranet, Ark Group, 2006

  • Robotics, China Science Week,Suzhou May 2006

  • FTA Trade Finance Conference, 2006
  • SIBOS  (SWIFT) 2005
  • Danmark's National Bank 2005
  • Artificial Intelligence and Knowledge Representation Symposium, Sweden, October 2005.

  • Australian Innovation Festival 2005 - Social and Legal Issues for Robots

  • Future Web Technologies: Taking a Strategic View, Ark Group, 2004.

  • Occasional Address, "Don't Lose Sight of Your Vision: Navigate by the stars and not passing ships", UTS Graduation March 2004.

  • Open Forum on Metadata Registries, China, May 2004

  • Seventeenth Bled eCommerce Conference Panelist with Peter Keen & Margaret Tan. 2003

Other Presentations

  • ACM International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, Auckland,
  • International Conference on Social Robotics
  • International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence
  • International Conference on Principles of Knowledge Representation and Reasoning 
  • International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law 
  • International Conference on Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures
  • European Conference on Artificial Intelligence
  • European Conference On Logics In Artificial Intelligence 
    • International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems
    • ASE/IEEE International Conference on Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust
    • Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems, Track Chair, Social Networks and Innovation
    • Strategic Management Conference on Globalisation of Innovation Strategies: Novel Moves for a Global Game
    • IEEE International Conference on Information Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust

    • RoboCup International Symposium
    • Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS)
    • European Conference on Symbolic and Quantitative Approaches to Reasoning with Uncertainty (ECSQARU)
    • International Symposium on Logical Formalization on Commonsense Reasoning, Stanford University
    • Australasian Conference on Information Systems 

    • IEEE International Conference on e-Business Engineering
    • Conference on Practical Cognitive Agents and Robots 
    • International Conference on Knowledge Science, Engineering and Management

    • IJCAII Workshop on Nonmonotonic Reasoning, Action and Change
    • Social Semantic Web: Where Web 2.0 Meets Web 3.0 2009 Stanford University USA 
    • Panhellenic Logic Symposium
    • Intellectual Property Scholars Conference
    • International Workshop on Nonmonotonic Reasoning (NMR)

    • World Cup Robot Soccer International Symposium

    • IJCAI Nonmontonic Reasoning Action and Change International Workshop
    • Australasian Ontology Workshop
    • Australian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence
    • International Conference on Digital Interactive Media in Entertainment and Arts, Sydney Opera House

    • International Conference on Electronic Government (EGOV)

    • International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA)

    • Multi-disciplinary solutions to industry & government's E-business challenges,
    • Multi-disciplinary solutions to industry & government's E-business challenges

    • International Symposium on Autonomous Minirobots for Research and Edutainment.
    • International Conference e-Society
    • IEEE Workshop on Enterprise Networking and Computing in Finance Industry
    • Workshop on Grounding Robot Sensory Information and Symbolic Knowledge.
    • European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS. Theme: Information Systems and the Future of the Digital Economy.

    • European Conference on Organizational Knowledge, Learning, and Capabilities

    • Conference on Electronic Commerce

    • Formal Ontology, Knowledge Representation and Intelligent Systems for the World Wide Web Workshop

    • Australian Knowledge Representation Conventicle 

    • IFIP Second Conference on E-business: Multidisciplinary Research and Practice

    • IFIP Conference on eCommerce, eBusiness and eGovernment

    • Doing Business Across Borders

    • IJCAI Workshop on Inconsistency in Data and Knowledge

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