Invited talks



  • Collaborative Economy narratives – between digital social innovation and sharewashing, Keynote at the Collaborative Economy Symposium, Sheffield Hallam University, 19 November 2018 [slides]
  • Reflections on a week at the KOBA School of Wicked Fabrics, Invited Talk, Fab lab Limerick, 1 November 2018
  • Reflections on CoDesign, Invited talk at the Families-Share meeting in Limassol, Cyprus, 19 June 2018
  • Introducere in Economia Colaborativa, 30 May 2018, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Timisoara, Romania
  • Economia Colaborativa, 24 April 2018, The Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania
  • The Joys and Perils of Social Media, Invited Talk at the Age Action Limerick meeting, 12 April 2018
  • Introduction to e-Textiles, 24 March 2018, Fablab Limerick, as part of the Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival[slides]
  • Towards a Collaborative Future, Keynote at the International interdisciplinary Seminar Socio-Technical Aspects of the Circular and Collaborative Economy, University Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, 16th March 2018


  • Community networks as a form of resistance, Slow computing: A workshop on resistance in the algorithmic age, Maynooth University, Ireland, December 14th, 2017, Hosted by the Programmable City project at Maynooth University Social Sciences Institute and the Department of Geography [video]
  • Sharing and Collaboration Platforms, 9 Oct. 2017, Adaptive Governance Lab, Limerick
  • The Collaborative Economy- Digital Platforms for Reinventing Sharing?, 26 July 2017, Business Information Systems Group, University of Siegen, Germany [slides]
  • Designing with/for Communities and making Literacies, 20 April 2017,  Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design at the University of Dundee
  • Reflection on the role of co-design in a large-scale international collaboration, 6 April 2017, Creative Technologies Group, University of Sussex [slides]
  • Exploring the Intersection of Textiles and Digital Technologies  from an Interaction Design Perspective, 5 April 2017, Creative Technologies Group, University of Sussex [slides]


  • Augmenting cultural heritage artefacts with digital content in the context of the meSch project, 21 June 2016, Interactive and Visual Design Talks Series, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
  • Museums, Technology…and a Drop of Magic, PechaKucha talk at Powerhouse Brisbane, 21 June 2016
  • Why Intercultural Education Is Needed and How Would It Change Our Lives?, at the Assessing the Impact of Cultural Diversity Education: How to evaluate learning from development and intercultural education Symposium, Mary Immaculate College, 13 January 2016


  • Augmenting the City, at Imaginative Neighborhood Woodquay Project Launch, Galway, 2 June 2015


  • Urban Interaction Design, invited talk for the Adaptive Governance Lab at SAUL, 13 October 2014




  • “Who am I? Social Identity Construction”, Blogtalk 2010, NUI Galway, 27 August 2010 (together with Brian O’Donovan)
  • “Research and teaching at the Interaction Design Centre in Limerick”, RWTH Aachen, Media Computing Group, Aachen, Germany, 14 July 2010
  • “From Limerick to Siegen via Collaborative Work Practices”; Information Systems and New Media Group, University of Siegen, Siegen, Germany, 15 July 2010
  • “Conducting Empirical Studies of Collaborative Work in Distributed Environments: the Global in the Local”, Fraunhofer IESE, Kaiserslautern, Germany, 22 July 2010
  • “Conducting Empirical Studies of Collaborative Work in Distributed Environments: the Global in the Local”, Fraunhofer FIT, Sankt Augustin, 27 July 2010
  • “Distributed Collaboration, Social Media and the Study of People-Centred Technology Use”, Bundeswehr Universität Munich, Kooperationsysteme group, 29 July 2010


  • “Overview of current museum presence in social media”, Get Connected IMA & IDC workshop, 13 Nov.2009
  • “Saving Time and Staying Informed”, 23 things series, University of Limerick, 15 Oct.2009
  • Lero Industry Day, Enterprise Ireland Dublin, “The Role of Socialisation, Informal Communication and Cross-cultural Mediation in Global Software Engineering”, May 2009
  • “Wikis for teaching”, TEL seminar organised by the Teaching& Learning department, 6 Feb 2009
  • “Talking heads” panel, WIPRO, Bangalore, India, Aug 2008
  • DERi-NUIG,”Peopleware – the role of human actors in Global Software Development”, May 2006
  • NUIG – Godel seminars, “”Social Software – what could it do for you?”, March 2006
  • TCD,”Social Software in Information Systems Research”, Oct. 2005
  • IUT Montbeliard, “Blogging in a Corporate Environment”, Oct 2004
  • EFVET 2004,Italy,”The Portfolio Evaluation Method in IT Education”,Oct. 2004
  • C.R.P. Henri Tudor,Luxembourg, “Motivations for participation in OpenSource Communities”,Sep 2004.
  • WebGrrls, Stuttgart, Germany, “Weblogs in Marketing”,Apr.2004
  • Fraunhofer IESE, ” Content Management Systems “,May 2004
  • Fraunhofer lESE, “Introduction to Social Software”,Jan 2004

June 24 2010 06:03 pm