conferences, festivals and other events where I have presented or attended



Public Presentations




flowerGarden, A presentation of the flowerGarden and its development process

About Face: Interface, Workshop on New Media Arts and HCI at CHI2006. Montreal, Canada


Infographics, presentation on the future of interactive journalism

WedEd 2006, Conference for team. Toronto, Canada


Interaction Design, in-class seminar

Advanced Digital Design class. George Brown College, Toronto, Canada




IEML: Applications for Interaction and Interfaces

Information Economy Meta Language (IEML) Seminar. University of Ottawa, Canada


Artist talk

Dorkbot Lecture Series. Interaccess Electronic Media Arts Centre, Toronto, Canada


Presentation of flowerGarden visualization software and installation

Bodies in Play Summit. Banff New Media Insitute, Banff, Canada


Presentation of interaction concept for the Company Keeper garment

BNMI Fashion Show 2005. Banff New Media Institute, Banff, Canada


Knowledge Visualization, in-class seminar

Visual and Interactive Computing group, University of Calgary, Canada


Aesthetics and Inspiration for Visualization Design

WestGrid Collaborative Research Network. Banff, Canada


Knowledge Visualization, in-class seminar

Institute of Electronic Business, Berlin Art Academy (UdK). Berlin, Germany


Interdisplinary Project Development, in-class seminar

International School of New Media (ISNM). Lübeck, Germany


Knowledge Visualization, public lecture

Transmediale International Media Art Festival. Berlin, Germany




Information Visualization: An Introduction

4th Seminar on Collective Intelligence. University of Ottawa, Canada


Inspiration and Aesthetics for Visualization Design

8th IEEE Intl' Conference of Information Visualization. University of London, UK


The Future of Google

Zukunftsalon (Future Salon, tech-culture roundtable). Hamburg, Germany




Attended Events


CHI2006, conference on human factors in computing systems

April 2006. Montreal, Canada.


Flash in the Can (FITC) Toronto 2006, design and technology festival

April 2006. Toronto, Canada.


WebEd 2006, conference for journalists, managers, designers, developers

March 2006. Toronto, Canada.


FITC Creative Workshop with David Carson

1 day design workshop with legendary graphic designer and surfer

Sept, 2005. Toronto, Canada


Information Economy Meta Language (IEML) seminar with Pierre Lévy

3 day roundtable on IEML and its integration into knowledge management

July, 2005. Ottawa, Canada


Bodies in Play Summit, Banff New Media Institute

Interdisciplinary conference on mobile media and visualization

May, 2005. Banff, Canada



New media arts and culture festival

January 2003, January 2004, and February 2005. Berlin, Germany


Doors of Perception Project Leaders' Roundtable

Presentations and discussion on success factors in design research

November 2004. Amsterdam, Netherlands


Ars Electronica: Timeshift

New media arts and culture festival

September 2004. Linz, Austria


8th International Conference on Information Visualization

July 2004. London, UK


Cognitive Design seminar

Interdisciplinary roundtable on designing for a complex contemporary technoculture

June 2004. International School of New Media, Lübeck, Germany


Interdisziplinäre Woche: Symposiums-Thema Kunst und Wissenschaft

Interdisciplinary Art-Science Seminar

May 2004. Muthesius Kunsthochschule, Kiel, Germany


AOIR Association of Internet Researchers

ICT research conference

October 2003. Toronto, Canada


European Media Art Festival

April 2003. Osnabrück, Germany


Doors of Perception 7: Flow

Design conference

November 2002. Amsterdam, Netherlands



New media and education conference by

September 2002 and September 2003. Toronto, Canada