Upcoming Talks

Keynote at the International Symposium on the History of Engineering, Naples, 23-24 April 2018.

IET Lecture, University of Bath, 17 April 2018.

Lecture at the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution, Bath, 20 March 2018.

Bristol Scientific Club, 9 February 2018.

PACT Lecture, Palace of Westminster, London, 11 December 2017.

Talk at Mount Kelly school, Tavistock, 28 November 2017.

Panel debate at Isle of Wight Literary Festival, 14-15 October 2017.

Research seminar, University of Keele, 11 October 2017.

Evening event at the House of Commons, London, 26 June 2017.

Roundtable at the Welsh Assembly, Cardiff, 26 June 2017.

When will Robots Outsmart us?, Royal Society panel at the Science Museum, London, 21 July 2017

Machine Morality: Robot Ethics in the 21st Century, Royal Institution, London, 22 June 2017.

Recent talks (p=public, a=academic)

Science Cafe
for the Friends of Le Monde Diplomatique, London, 8 May 2017. (P)

Robots and AI ethics talk, BCS Bristol, 3 May 2017. (P)

Robots in Society talk, BCS London, 26 April 2017. (P)

Science Question Time debate, Kings School Wimbledon, 25 April 2017. (P)

Chair of panel debate on the Ethical impact of Robots on Society, AISB, University of Bath, 19 April 2017. (P)

Talk for British Computer Society, Cheltenham, 4 April 2017. (P)

Lecture at Cambridge Philosophy Society meeting, 24 March 2017. (A)

Panel at Guardian event, London, 20 March 2017. (P)

British Academy panel debate, UWE Bristol, 1 March 2017.

Keynote lecture at Warwick conference on economics, 11 February 2017. (A)

Panel at Futurepolis science festival, Toulouse, France, 4 November 2016. (P)

Panel at RoboPhilosophy conference, Aarhus, Denmark, 21 October 2016. (A)

Lecture at King's School Taunton, 19 October 2016. (A)

Annual Public Lecture for Cirencester Science and Technology Society, 12 October 2016. (P)

Keynote for ALIA 2016, Birmingham, 15 June 2016. (A)

Talk for conference on Robotics - Business Psychology - workplace productivity, Oxford, 8 June 2016. (A)

Talk for Research Council of Norway one day seminar on Open Science, 26 April 2016. (A)

Panel debate Will Artificial Intelligence be superior to the Human Brain, Cambridge Science Festival, 7 March 2016. (P)

Evening talk for Swindon Philosophical Society, Friday 29 January 2016 (P).

Talk on 'The Thinking Robot', Google London, 29 January 2016 (A).
Evening talk for BCS Wiltshire Branch and Clark Holt, Swindon, 2 December 2015 (P).

Keynote at INCOSE UK Annual Systems Engineering Conference, Heythrop Park, Oxfordshire, 18 November 2015 (A).

Departmental seminar, Centre for Cognitive Science (COGS), University of Sussex, 3 November 2015 (A).

Panel debate: ​​​​​You Robot! What does it mean to regulate AI?, University of Westminster, London, 8 October 2015 (P).

Panel debate: Waiting for GLaDOS: What Could Sentient Machines Mean for Humanity?, Conway Hall, London, 16 July 2015 (P).

Keynote 'Inspiring Robots', at West of England ICT Conference, Bristol, 2 July 2015 (A).

Panel debate at ACM Web Science conference, University of Oxford, 29 June 2015 (A).

Robot Ethics: Personal Perspectives, RAS/IET Panel Debate and 'Lates', Science Museum, London, 24 June 2015 (P). 

Panel debate, Nick Jennings Autonomous Systems Engineering Showcase, Royal Academy of Engineering, 9 June 2015 (A).

Departmental seminar, University of Oxford, 18 May 2015 (A).

Talk `Responsible Robotics’ and panel debate, De Balie, Amsterdam, 21 April 2015 (P).

Talk at Royal Society of Medicine, London, 5 Feb 2015 (A).

Robots vs Animals, Bristol Bright Night, At-Bristol, Bristol, 26 Sept 2014 (P).

Talk at Ways With Words literary festival, Dartington, 12 July 2014 (P).

Talk at ‘Posthuman Security’ workshop, University of York, York, 26 June 2014 (A).

Scientific American lecture cruise, Baltic Sea, 23 May – 2 June 2014 (P).

Science Café, Leamington Spa, 14 April 2014 (P).

Talk at Edinburgh Science Festival, Edinburgh, 10 April 2014 (P).

Talk at Knowledge Event, British Week, Bahrain, 15 January 2014 (P).