Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagements

I've started my professional speaking journey 2 years ago alongside my day-to-day job, I'm still learning but also enjoying it a lot! Please feel free to contact me if you want me to speak at your event.

Previous Speaking Engagements

TECH(K)NOW Day (International Women's Day 2018), Conference, London, UK (March 2018)

I built and run a 2-hour workshop on Building AI applications using Microsoft Cognitive Services.

The workshop materials are available on my github page

Architecture Forum in the North - 10, Leeds, UK (December 2017)

An event organised by Black Marble and Microsoft providing an opportunity to learn about the latest technologies and best practices in the field of computing.

The session I presented was on "Common myths and reality around Artificial Intelligence".

Big Data LDN (November 2017)

Big Data London conference is a two-day event that hosts leading data & analytics experts to provide the tools for businesses to help on their data-driven strategy.

I was representing Microsoft and had 2 sessions in the open AI theater:
- Overview of Microsoft Cognitive Services - Improving Customer experience with Chatbot services (co-presented with Keyrus, a Microsoft partner).

DDD Scotland, Glasgow, UK (February 2018)

DDD East Anglia, Cambridge, UK (September 2017)

DDD Reading, Reading, UK (June 2017)

My session on "Common myths and reality around Artificial Intelligence" was selected by the community multiple times.

Strata Artificial Intelligence, New York, USA (June 2017)

The O'Reilly AI Conference is where cutting-edge science meets new business implementation. It's a deep dive into emerging AI techniques and technologies with a focus on how to use it in real-world implementations.

I was co-presenting a tutorial with my colleague Gary Short (blog). Our tutorial's page is here

Strata Data, London, UK (May 2017)

Strata Data Conference is one of the largest conferences of its kind in the world, with a laser-sharp focus on how data can be used to shape critical decisions across disciplines and industries, from finance and smart cities to retail and government.

I presented a talk on "Conversation interfaces for data science models".

NDC London, UK (January 2017)

Since its start-up in Oslo 2008, the Norwegian Developers Conference (NDC) has quickly become one of Europe's largest conferences for .NET & Agile development. Today NDC Conferences are 5-day events with 2 days of pre-conference workshops and 3 days of conference sessions.

My speaker bio for NDS is here.

While at NDC, I had a chance to be interviewed by Carl Franklin and Richard Campbell of ".NET Rocks!" team for their podcast.

Architecture Forum in the North - 9, Leeds, UK (December 2016)

An event organised by Black Marble and Microsoft providing an opportunity to learn about the latest technologies and best practices in the field of computing.

The session I presented was on showing how to "Build your intelligent apps using Microsoft Cognitive Services".

DDD North, Leeds, UK (October 2016)

DDD North is a free one-day technical event for developers. This is the sixth Developer! Developer! Developer! Community Event ever ran in the North of England. DDD North is a day of learning, discussion, contribution and involvement in the community in the North East, North West, Midlands and Scotland with the goal to provide free technical education with the added benefit of the networking possibilities with peers.

I had a chance to present again my "The Internet: transforming society and shaping the future through chat(bots)" talk.

Developer Day 2016, Reading, UK (September 2016)

Developer Day 2016 (DDD Reading) is a non-profit community event run by IT developers for IT developers that took place on Saturday 3 September 2016. Talks are submitted and delegates vote on the speakers they wish to see - I was very happy to have been selected with my talk about chatbots and it was my first ever conference to present at.