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2020 (Nov) Keynote speaker at ’Feed-back, Feed-forward’ International Seminar hosted at Orpheus Instituut Ghent (25-6 November 2020) as part of Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership Project 2018-21 on Advancing Supervision for Artistic Research Doctorates.

2019 (Nov) Invited Speaker, Symposium: Socio-Cultural Role of Technology in Digital Musical Interactions, OODI, Helsinki. -  'The Entanglements which make Instruments Musical: Looking back to move forwards'.

2019 (Aug) Invited Speaker, Galpin Society/Bate Conference, Oxford University Entanglements with Instruments -

2019 (Feb) Invited Speaker, Symposium: Artistic Research in the field of early wind instruments, Royal Conservatoire Brussels. ‘Networks of connection and continuity in woodwind design and manufacture in London between 1760 and 1840.’ -

2018 (Nov) Invited Speaker, MIRN2018 (Social History Curator’s Group/Musical Instrument Resource Network Joint Conference, Edinburgh University. Musical Instruments Unwrapped: Telling Social Histories through Musical Instruments – ‘Networks of connection and continuity in woodwind design and manufacture in London between 1760 and 1840.’

2018 (Jul) Featured Guest, ‘Hear & Now’ BBC Radio 3 –two-hour broadcast dedicated to the 2018 Sonorities Festival -

2018 (Apr) Invited Speaker, Library of Congress Washington DC - ‘Entanglements with Instruments’

2018 (Apr) Plenary Chair, Library of Congress Washington DC

2017 (Oct) Keynote speaker, MIRN2017 (Musical Instrument Research Network), Horniman Museum, London – ‘Entanglements with Instruments’

2017 (Sept) Summary speaker, Humanising Algorithmic Listening Conference, Sussex University.

2017 (Jul) Keynote speaker, SMC 2017 (Sound and Music Computing) Alvaar Aalto University, Espoo, Helsinki - ‘A Call to Indiscipline: Revisiting the Ecosystemic Approach’

2016 (Nov) Invited speaker, Sound Work: Composition as Critical Technical Practice, Orpheus Research Seminar 2016, Orpheus Institute, Ghent - ‘Changing Countries: Studio-based composition across the shift from analogue to digital technologies 1980-1995’ 

2016 (Sept) Invited speaker, Institute of Musical Research ‘Made in London 2: Makers, designers and innovators in musical instrument making in London, from the 17th to 21st centuries’ conference, London Metropolitan University - ‘Innovation, modification and continuity in flute design and manufacture in London between 1760 and 1840’

2016 (Jan) Plenary chair, Interagency in Technologically-Mediated Performance Conference, University of Bournemouth

2015 (May) Invited speaker, Translating Improvisation Research Group, SARC, Queen’s Univ. Belfast - ‘Towards an ethics of listening’

2014 (Nov) Invited speaker, Local Musicking Research Group, Queen’s Univ. Belfast - ‘How are we to think of the local?’

2014 (July) Invited speaker, NIME14 14th International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression, Goldsmiths University of London, United Kingdom - ‘Engendering Hope’

2014 (June) Invited speaker, Musical Materialities in the Digital Age, Sussex University - ‘Inhabiting Sound: Tactile-sonic links in musical meaning’

2013 (Nov) Keynote speaker, ‘What is Sound Design’ Conference, Edinburgh University - ‘Inhabiting Sound’

2013 (Oct) Guest Lecturer, School of Arts & Cultures, Newcastle University - ‘Inhabiting Sound’

2013 (Jul) Speaker/Panelist, ‘Music, Digitisation, Mediation: Towards Interdisciplinary Music Studies’, Oxford University – ‘Engendering Hope’

2013 (Jun) Chair/Respondent, ‘Music Moves: Exploring Musical Meaning Through Spatiality, Difference, Framing and Transformation’ Symposium, Musikwissenschaftliches Seminar, Georg-August Universität, Göttingen.

2013 (April) Chair/Curator, ‘Two Thousand and Thirteen’ Symposium: ‘Beyond Soundscape’, Queen’s University Belfast

2013 (April) Keynote/Panelist, British Forum for Ethnomusicology Conference ‘Ethnomusicology in the Digital Age’, Queen’s University Belfast - ‘Digital (Ethno)musicology’

2012 (Dec) Speaker, Music and/as Process Symposium, University of Surrey – ‘A dynamic(al) performance system: the hybrid Virtual/Physical Feedback Flute.’

2012 (Nov) Invited guest lecturer, Musikwissenschaftliches Seminar, Georg-August Universität, Göttingen - ‘Hacking the Discipline: Interdisciplinary Issues in Contemporary Musical Thought’

2012 (Mar) Chair, ‘Two Thousand and Twelve’ Symposium: ‘The Body’s Music’, Sonic Arts Research Centre, Belfast

2012 (Jan) Speaker, SPEEC (Symposium for Performance of Electronic and Experimental Music) Oxford University, Faculty of Music - ‘Touching at a Distance: Building an Instrument’

2011 (Sept) Speaker, CIM11 (Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology) Glasgow (with Dr Férdia Stone-Davis) –‘Repetition and Identity’.

2011 (July) Invited Speaker ICMSN7/LancMAC (International Conference on Music since 1900/Music Analysis Conference, Lancaster University) - ‘A Performance Ecosystem’

2010 (Oct) Invited guest lecturer, Sonic Intermedia series, Anton Bruckner Privat University, Linz, Austria - ‘Sound structures, social structures, technical structures’

2010 (Apr) Keynote speaker, LLEAPP symposium, Newcastle University

2009 (Jul) Speaker, Making the British Sound (Conference of Galpin Society), Edinburgh University - ‘Charles Nicholson and the London Flute Market in the early Nineteenth Century’

2009 (May) Keynote speaker, LLEAPP symposium, Edinburgh University

2009 (April) Speaker, ‘Two Thousand and Nine’ Symposium, Sonic Arts Research Centre, Belfast

2008 (Oct) Invited guest lecturer, Bristol University - ‘Touching at a distance: Music's virtual tactility and proxemics’

2008 (Jun) Speaker and chair, EMS08 (Sorbonne, Paris/INA, Paris) ‘Sound structures, social structures, technical structures: Changing practices and behaviours in a UK university studio 1973-2008’ -

2008 (Mar) Speaker, Sonic Imagery Symposium, De Montfort University

2007 (June) Chair, Music and/as Right Action Conference (the second ‘Music and Ethics’ conference), University of East Anglia

2007 (April) Speaker at Sonorities 2007 Symposium, Sonic Arts Research Centre, Belfast ‘Proximity and Presence’

2006 (April) Speaker at Sonorities 2006 Symposium, Sonic Arts Research Centre, Belfast ‘Performance Ecosystems: Ecological approaches to musical interaction’

2006 (Jan-Feb) Artist in residence – Sonic Arts Research Centre, Queen’s University, Belfast

2005 (Nov) Speaker UEA Tectrim i10 convention ‘Dissenting design: Interface and Interactivity’

2005 (Oct) Speaker at EMS05 (McGill University, Montreal) ‘Making the archive/archiving the making’

2005 (Sept) Speaker at British Academy Festival of Science, Dublin Institute of Technology

2005 (Jul) Speaker at International Network for Electroacoustic Preservation, INA-GRM-Radio France leading to establishment (2005 Dec) of a major bid to EU funding co-ordinated by Daniel Teruggi (GRM-Radio France) with Simon Waters (UEA), Ludger Brümmer (ZKM Karlsrühe), Yann Geslin (Radio France) and Leigh Landy (DeMontfort University) as co-directors.

2005 (March) Guest Lecture University of Edinburgh School of Arts, Culture and Environment: ‘Contiguities between composition and performance in ‘technologised’ musical practice’

2004 (April) Keynote speaker at Technologies of Culture Symposium, Sonic Arts Research Centre, Belfast ‘Colliding bodies of knowledge – (aspects of) hybrid thought in musical practice’

2003 (August) Chair, International Conference on Music and Gesture. University of East Anglia.

2003 (August) Keynote speaker at Festival Garage, Stralsund, Germany ‘Kunst ohne Rezept’

2002 (December) Keynote speaker ‘Hybrid Thought’ conference hosted by Department of Architecture KTH (Royal Technical University) Stockholm.

2001 (July) Instigator, Director and Performer: Hybrids Festival/Conference (with Sonic Arts Network) 28 performances, workshops and lectures on 4 stages over 3 days at UEA

1999 (October) Curator/performer in concerts/events at Ultima Festival, Oslo.

1999 (April) Keynote address to Oxford University’s Beyond art? Digital culture in the Twenty-first century Colloquium, Oxford Union

1998 (October) Keynote address International Seminar on Digital Aesthetics/Man, Music, Machine Ultima Festival, Oslo.

1997 Curator, performer, lecturer, workshop leader Fylkingen, Stockholm ‘Diffusion’

1997 Guest Lecturer at KTH (Royal Technical University), Department of Architecture, Stockholm

1994 (June) Course leader for composition/choreography courses for British Council/Moving Academy of Performing Arts in Zagreb

1994 Guest Professor in Residence at Institute for Electroacoustic and Experimental Music, Hochschule für Musik, Vienna

1993 (April) Speaker at City University 3rd Science and Music Conference.

1993 (March) Director of and delegate at Symposium on Interdisciplinarity in the Arts, Corsham. (SouthWest Arts/Bath College of H.E./Southern Arts)

1991 (Dec) Invited speaker, National Society for Education in Art and Design Conference, Brighton

1990-93 Speaker and delegate in 'Dialogue Seminar' series, Norwich & Stockholm (UEA-Centre for Creative & Performing Arts; Royal Dramatic Theatre, Stockholm; KTH -Royal Technical University, Stockholm)

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