In recent years I have been invited to speak, chair and programme events at leading cultural centres in the UK, Europe and US, including The Barbican Centre, V&A, National Theatre, New Museum, National Museum of African American History and Culture, Cooper Hewitt – Smithsonian Design Museum, Belevedere, Ulster Museum.
The focus of my public work is on digital culture, innovation, and cultural management.
Deepening human connections: digital and values-led practice – Let’s Get Real Conference, London, 2nd March 2020
ARTIQ X Broadgate: What is the future of cultural experience? (panel chair for a breakfast networking event) 12th February 2020
Museum Management – Branding Intensive (5 day workshop) – British Council, Uzbekistan, May 20th – 24th May
Introducing the Museums AI Network – Another AI – New Museum, New York, April 24th – 26th April 2019
Hacking the museum: Appropriation, Reproduction and Digital Culture. Cast Courts Conference Celebrating Reproductions: Past, Present and Future – V&A, London, 17th – 19th January 2019
Hacking the Museum: Digital Culture, Content and Visitor Appropriation of Museum Collections – The Art Museum in the Digital Age, Belvedere Museum – Vienna, 10th – 11th January 2019
Relative peace: Museum policy and Practice a Northern Ireland perspective – Social Theory, Politics & the Arts Conference – Manchester, 1st – 3rd November 2018
Can Beyonce Save Art History? – ResFest Courtauld Institute X Ulster Museum – Belfast, 25th October 2018
Creative Legacies: Collaborative Practices for Digital Cultural Heritage – Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities – Malta – 9th -12th September 2018.
Rising to the Challenge: Digital Innovation in Museums – Plateforme 10 – Lausanne, Switzerland – TBC April 2018
Social Media and The Arts – National Theatre – 18th January 2018
Taking a skills-led approach to your museum career. Moving Up: Building a Dynamic Career – Museums Association – Cardiff – 26th February 2018. Booking Link.
Crowdfunding Workshop – We Are Museums – Latvia – 11th June 2017
Conference Host – Culture Geek – London – 19th May 2017
Working in the Art World: Professional Practice Reimagined – GLAD Conference – Manchester – 6th April 2017
Developing your Professional Digital Identity – BAU International Berlin – 17th March 2017
Professional Practice Talk: MA Media Management – Middlesex University – February 2017
Workshop for Early Career Researchers – Digital Networking for research and career development – Canterbury University – Funded by the British Academy and University of Ulster – 5th October 2016
Guest Lecture – Crowdfunding research and practice – Middlesex University – MA Media Management, 13th February 2017
Talk: Developing Your Digital Footprint: A Workshop for Emerging Artists – Art Rooms, Art Fair – London – 21st January 2017
Session Chair -DAY 1 – Museum Next – Dublin – 18th April 2016
What makes a city creative? – D.A.T.E LAB – This is Antwerp – 18th March 2016
Workshop: Digital Strategy for Artists: Golden Thread Gallery – Artist’s Career Enhancement Programme, Northern Ireland – 25th August 2015
Workshop: Creating Awesome Digital Content for Under a Fiver: A Practical Workshop for Artists and Designer-Maker: Creative Peninsula, Northern Ireland – 26th August 2015
Older Talks and Workshops
> How to Make Awesome Digital Content + Stand Out Online
> Driving Digital Debate – Panel Chair
> Crowdfunding Masterclass
> Fundraising Online
> Family Friendly Galleries
> Invited speaker: Topic TBC
> Invited speaker: (workshop) Cats Are Your Competition
Audiences NI, Digital Day – Oct 2013, Belfast, Northern Ireland
> Invited speaker: How to Create Awesome Digital Content for Under a Fiver
> Invited speaker: Remix the Museum
> This is Our Playrgound: Recognising the Value of Students as Innovators
> R&D on a Shoestring: What’s now, What’s Next, and What’s Within Your Budget?
> Learning to Play: Hack days, rapid protoyping and digitally mediated solutions
> Hacking Art History