TALKS

SOME MAIN SPEAKING COMMITMENTS

If you wish to inquire about a possible invitation, please feel free to send an initial email to my Personal Assistant (PA) Ms Jess Antonio, pa.floridi@oii.ox.ac.uk

It is advisable to contact her as early as possible, preferably six months before the event.

  • Invited keynote, ‘V Seminar Web Curriculum’, The Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo, (Sao Paulo, Brazil, 17-18 October).
  • Invited speaker,  Centre for Human Values, Princeton University  (Princeton, New Jersey 5-6 October 2017)
  • Invited keynote, ‘EURO 1A’,  European Information Architecture Summit, (Stockholm 29 September 2017).
  • Invited speaker, ‘Summit of Ideas’, Ministry of Culture Argentina (Buenos Aires, Argentina, 21-24 September 2017).
  • Invited keynote, ‘Westminster Media Forum Keynote Seminar’, Westminster Media Forum (London, 13 July 2017).
  • Invited speaker, ‘Courtyard of the Gentiles-AI: A Challenge to Ethics?, Embassy of Italy to the Holy See (Rome, 6 July 2017).
  • Invited keynote, ‘Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals Conference’ (Manchester, 5 July 2017).
  • Invited keynote, ‘New Technologies: Critical technology driven change in globalized realities'(London, 3 July 2017).
  • Invited keynote, ‘Academy of Social Science Annual Lecture’ (London, 28 June 2017).
  • Invited speaker, ‘The Munich Conference Series on Ethics in Innovation’, World Forum for Ethics in Business/ Max Planck Gesellschaft (Munich, 27 June 2017).
  • Invited keynote, ‘W & V Marketing Convention’, W & V (Munich, 27 June 2017).
  • Invited speaker, ‘Annual Analytics Summit’, Royal Statistical Society/Operational Research Society (London, 15 June 2017).
  • Invited speaker, Phil.Cologne Festival (Cologne, 9 June 2017).
  • Invited speaker, Hay Festival ( Hay-on-Wye ,30 May 2017)
  • Invited speaker, ‘Digital Revolution’, Deutscher Evangelischer Kirchentag (Berlin, 27 May 2017).
  • invited keynote, ‘Festival Vicino/Lontano’, Associazione Culturale Vicino/Lontano (Udine, 12 May 2017).
  • Invited keynote, ‘Netcomm Forum’, Netcomm (Milan, 11 May 2017).
  • Invited speaker, ‘Crisis, Extremes and Apocalypse’, Oxford TORCH Research Network (Oxford, 8 May 2017).
  • Invited keynote, ‘First Kenan Institute Special lecture on Ethics and Artificial Intelligence’, Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University, (Raleigh, North Carolina, 4-5 May 2017).
  • Invited speaker and panellist, Beyond Think Tank Meeting 2, Audi (Ingolstadt, 27-28 April 2017).
  • Invited speaker, ’29th Conference of European Civil-Law Notaries’, Salzburg Congress (Salzburg, 21 April 2017).
  • Invited speaker, Allea/Universita Commerciale Luigi Bocconi (Milan, 3 April 2017).
  • Invited speaker, MAST Foundation, (Bologna, 29 March 2017).
  • Invited speaker, Collegio Superiore, (Bologna 28 March 2017).
  • Invited lecturer, a series of lectures: ‘Seminario di Informatica Giuridicapromosso dalla catteda della’, Bologna Law School (Bologna 28-31 March 2017).
  • invited speaker, Weekend Oxford Literary Festival (Oxford, 27 March 2017).
  • Invited keynote, ‘Forum dell’Economia Digitale’ Facebook and Confindustria Giovani (Milan, 22 March 2017).
  • Invited speaker, ‘AI and VR Rise,’ The Realities Centre (London, 16 March 2017).
  • Invited speaker, ‘Data Protection Intensive’, IAPP, (London, 16 March2017).
  • Invited speaker, Chalmers Initiative Seminar: Digitalisation – Opportunities and Challenges, Chalmers University of Technology (Gothenburg, 13-15 March 2017).
  • Invited speaker, “Giornata dell’Information Literacy: capire, imparare, creare nel mondo delle informazioni di oggi”, Italian Library Association (Rome, 3 March 2017).
  • Invited participant, ‘Digital Front Runners Scholars, Innovators, and Stakeholders Roundtable’, Global Digital Foundation (Copenhagen, 20 February 2017).
  • Invited participant, ‘Stakeholders’ Roundtable on the Value of Heath Data’, EFPIA (London, 17 February 2017).
  • Keynote speaker, Stars Singapore 2017 symposium (Changi Cove, 22-25 February 2017).
  • Invited speaker, EY Strategic Forum (Rome, 10 February 2017).
  • Invited speaker, University of Brighton (Brighton, 7 February 2017).
  • Invited speaker, Cybersecurity event, Yoroi (Milan, 24 January 2017).
  • Keynote speaker, “Human Futures”, Aarhus University (Aarhus, 8 December 2016).
  • Invited speaker, Sogeti meeting (Baarn, 6 December 2016).
  • Invited speaker, “Board of Leaders”, Academy project with Fondazione Cariplo (Milan, 13 December 2016).
  • Invited speaker, “Enhance your Knowledge” event European House Ambrosetti (Milan, 12-13 December 2016).
  • Invited speaker, “Shaping the Digital Future of Europe”, Think Digital Summit, (Brussels, 29 November 2016).
  • Invited speaker, Opening Ceremony of the Academic Year, University of Bologna (Bologna, 18 November 2016).
  • Invited speaker, “Leibniz in Turin” conference, University of Turin (Turin, 15 November 2016).
  • Invited speaker, “Sunday Papers Live” debate, The Economist (London, 30 October 2016).
  • Invited speaker, “Technology and the Human Future” conference, New York Book Review Foundation (Oslo, 21 October 2016)
  • Invited speaker, B.I.G. Forum (Bigdata Initiative of Gyeonggi Forum) (Seoul, 19 October 2016).
  • Invited speaker, 2016 Altius conference, The Altius Society at Oxford ( Oxford, 1 October 2016).
  • Invited speaker, “I talenti italiani all’estero” conference, Aspen Institute (Rome, 25-26 September 2016)
  • Keynote speaker, 56th British Society of Aesthetics annual conference (Oxford, 16-18 September 2016).
  • Keynote speaker, Wired Festival (Florence, 17 September 2016).
  • Invited speaker, Playfair AI Summit  (London, 1 July 2016).
  • Keynote speaker, Media Ecology Association, University of Bologna  (Bologna, 23 June 2016)
  •   Invited speaker, MAST event, MAST Foundation (Bologna, 15 June 2016)
  • Invited speaker, “IBM Business Connect” event  (Milan, 5 May 2016)
  • Invited speaker, “Mindustry” event, Future Management Tools (Milan, 5 May 2016).
  • Invited speaker, seminar, Department of Philosophy at the University of Milan  (Milan, 4 May 2016)
  • Invited speaker, Media CONVENTION (Berlin, 2-3 May 2016).
  • Invited speaker,  Lectio Commandiniana at Urbino University (Urbino, 22 April 2016)
  • Invited speaker, seminar and PhD Seminar, Pontifica Lateran University (Rome, 20-21 April 2016)
  • Keynote speaker, “Artificial Intelligence and Contemporary Society: The Role of Information” conference, University of A Coruña (A Coruña, 11-12 March 2016).
  • Invited speaker, “Digital Ethics” debate, Digital Enlightenment Forum (Brussels, 1 March 2016).
  • Invited speaker, “Human Nature 2.0” symposium, Center for Science, Technology and Religion that the Comillas University (Madrid, 11-13 February 2016).
  •  Invited speaker, “Technology and the Good Society” conference,  Social Trends Institute, University of Navarra Business School (Barcelona, 4-6 February)
  • Keynote speaker,  “Remembrance of Things Past? Ethical, Regulatory and Technical Perspectives on the Right to be Forgotten” event, ADAPT Centre, Trinity College (Dublin, 20 January 2016).
  • Invited speaker, “Digital Values: Advancing Technology, Preserving Fundamental Rights” conference,  Carnegie Europe/Microsoft (Brussels, 18 January 2016).
  • Invites speaker, DLD16 conference, DLD Media (Munich, 17-19 January 2016).
  • Keynote speaker, JURIX 2015 conference, University of Minho, Law School (Braga, 10-11 December 2015).
  • Invited speaker,  “The Unknown, One Hundred Years from Now: a Voyage of Discovery” conference,  The Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown (Lisbon, 4-5 December 2015).
  • Invited speaker, St Cross College Alumni Meeting (Oxford & Cambridge Club, London, 4 December 2015).
  • Keynote,  Ambrosetti Seminar for Managers (Turin, 19 November, 2015).
  • Keynote speaker, i-KNOW 2015 (Graz, 21-22 October 2015).
  • Invited speaker, Royal Institution  (London, 15 October, 2015).
  • Keynote speaker Sogeti meeting (Stockholm, 2 October, 2015).
  • Keynote speaker, 7th Beyond Humanism Conference “From Humanism to Post- and Transhumanism?” (Seoul, 15 September, 2015).
  • Keynote speaker, International Conference on Information Law 2016, The Ionian University (Corfu, June, 2015).
  • Invited speaker, Workshop on Logic and Information, Fifth World Conference on Universal Logic (Istanbul, 25-30 June 2015).
  • Keynote speaker, Fifth World Conference on Universal Logic (Istanbul, 25-30 June 2015).
  • Meeting, Università Statale di Milano (Milan, 16-17 June, 2015).
  • Invited speaker, NEXA Turin Polytechnic  (Turin, 11-13 June, 2015).
  • Keynote speaker Sogeti Summit (Amsterdam, 9 June, 2015).
  • lenary speaker, annual conference of the Austrian Society of Philosophy (OEGP) (Innsbruck 4-6 June, 2015).
  • Invited speaker, International Society for the Study of Information bi-annual conference (Vienna, June 3-4, 2015).
  • Visiting Professor, University of Sassari (Sassari, May 2015).
  • Invited speaker, Symposium, James S. McDonnell Foundation (St Louis, May 28-29, 2015).
  • Meeting, Università Statale di Milano (Milan, 29-30 April, 2015).
  • “Remembering and Forgetting in the Digital Age” (Schaffhausen, 23-25 April 2015).
  • Keynote speaker, TILTing Perspectives 2015, Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (Tilburg Law School, Tilburg University, 20-26 April 2015).
  • Invited Speaker, Departamento de Humanidades, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Madrid 14-15 April, 2015).
  • Invited Speaker, Departamento de Humanidades, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Madrid 1-3 March, 2015).
  • InfoMetrics Conference on “Philosophy of Information and information Processing” (Oxford, 27 March 2015).
  • Invited speaker, Biennale Democrazia (Turin, 26 March, 2015).
  • Invited speaker, seminar, Faculty of Law, University of Turin (Turin, 25 March, 2015).
  • Invited Speaker, Departamento de Humanidades, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Madrid 8-9 March, 2015).
  • Invited Speaker, Departamento de Humanidades, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Madrid 1-3 March, 2015).
  • Invited speaker, Department of  Philosophy, Santa Clara University (25 February, 2015).
  • Invited speaker, Markkula Center for Applied Ethics (Santa Clara University, 24 February, 2015).
  • Invited speaker, University College Dublin (Dublin, 12 February, 2015).
  • Invited speaker, Institute of International and European Affairs (Dublin, 12 February, 2015).
  • Invited speaker, MBA course, Saïd Business School, Oxford University (Oxford, 2 February, 2015).
  • Invited speaker, Departamento de Humanidades, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Madrid 29-30 January, 2015).
  • Keynote,  Ambrosetti Seminar for Managers (Bologna, 27 January, 2015).
  • Keynote, The National Library of the Netherlands (The Hague, 26 January, 2015).
  • Invited speaker, American Philosophical Association meeting (Philadelphia, 27-30 December, 2014).
  • Invited speaker, workshop on “What Is Data-Intensive Science?”, Exeter Centre for the Study of the Life Sciences (University of Exeter, 17-19 December, 2014).
  • St Cross College Alumni meeting, Oxford and Cambridge Club (London, 4 December 2014).
  • Keynote speaker, 2014 lecture in the series “Münich Lecture in Business Ethics” (Münich, 25 November 2014).
  • TEDxSheffield (Sheffield, 15 November, 2014).
  • Invited speaker, Philosophy of Science Association meeting, SPT Panel meeting (Chicago, 9 November, 2014).
  • Invited speaker, Fourth Annual International Symposium on Digital Ethics, Center for Digital Ethics & Policy at Loyola University (Chicago, 7 November, 2014).
  • Google Advisory Council meeting (Brussels, 4 November, 2014).
  • Invited speaker, InfoMetrics workshop, American University (Washington, 31 October 1 November, 2014).
  • Google Advisory Council meeting (London, 16 October, 2014).
  • Google Advisory Council meeting (Berlin, 14 October, 2014).
  • Invited speaker, workshop on “Synthetic vs Analytic”, University of Ferrara (Ferrara, 10 October, 2014)
  • Lectio Magistralis, University of Ferrara (Ferrara, 9 October, 2014).
  • Invited speaker,”The future of Europe is Science”, conference organised by the European Commission with the participation of Portuguese authorities and the support of the Champalimaud Foundation (Lisbon,  October 6-7, 2014).
  • Google Advisory Council meeting (Warsaw, 30 September, 2014).
  • Invited speaker,  Personal Democracy Forum Italia (Rome, 29 September, 2014)
  • Google Advisory Council meeting (Paris, 25 September, 2014).
  • Keynote speaker, “Public Domain and Democracy in the Digital Age” conference (Uppsala, 18-19 September, 2014).
  • Keynote speaker, 2014 International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE) (Västerås, 15-16 September, 2014).
  • Google Advisory Council meeting (Rome, September 10, 2014).
  • Google Advisory Council meeting (Madrid, September 9, 2014).
  • Workshop on “Group privacy? New Challenges of Data Technologies” (Amsterdam, 8 September, 2014).
  • Plenary talk,  “Robophilosophy – Social Robotics and the Future of Social Relations” conference (Aarhus, 20-23 August, 2014).
  • Plenary talk, 11th Conference on Logic and the Foundations of Game and Decision Theory (Bergen, 27-30 July, 2014).
  • Keynote, A Future Interconnected by Big Data 2014 Tencent Internet and Society Institute Summit (Sofitel Wanda Hotel, Beijing, 25 July, 2014).
  • Keynote, The Asian Privacy Scholars Network 4th International Conference (Liberty Tower, Surugadai Campus, Meiji University, Tokyo, 10-11 July, 2014).
  • NEXA Board Meeting, Turin Polytechnic  (28 June, 2014).
  • Invited speaker, University of Turin, Faculty of Law, PhD program (26-27 June, 2014).
  • Invited speaker, CEPE/ETHICOM conference (Paris, 23-25 June, 2014).
  • Invited speaker, Data visualisation workshop, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism within the Politics and IR Department (London, 20 June, 2014).
  • Masterclass for the Royal Society of Archivists in the Netherlands (Assen, 17 June, 2014).
  • Keynote, annual congress “KVAN-dagen 2014″ of the Royal Society of Archivists in the Netherlands (Assen, 16 June, 2014).
  • Invited speaker, workshop on “The Politics and Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence”, London School of Economics (London, 5-6 June, 2014).
  • Keynote, ESWC 2014 (11th Extended Semantic Web Conference) (Anissaras, Limenas Hersonissou, Crete, 25-29 June, 2014).
  • Vice-Chancellor’s Circle (VCC), University of Oxford (St Anne’s College, 22 May, 2014).
  • Keynote, GIDE-day, Ministry of Transport and Communications, Communications Policy Department, Finland (Helsinki, 14 May, 2014).
  • Keynote, Seminar Ambrosetti (Rome, 10 April, 2014).
  • Invited speaker, The Future of Internet Conference, DIGITALEUROPE (Brussels, 2 April, 2014).
  • Invited speaker, Cognition in Action Lecture Series 2014, Università Statale di Milano (Milan, 21 March, 2014).
  • Meeting, Università Statale di Milano (Milan, 20 March, 2012).
  • Invited speaker, Google’s European Future (London, 13 March 2014).
  • Invited speaker, Wiley-BJET Seminar 2014 – New Technologies and Ethics in Educational Research (Birmingham, 11 March 2014).
  • Invited speaker, Royal College of Art (London, 7 February 2014).
  • Invited speaker, CISCO Live – Internet of Things (Milan, 31 January 2014).
  • Invited speaker, College of Humanities and Social Sciences United Arab Emirates University (January 2014).
  • Invited speaker, Computers, Privacy and Data Protection (CDPD) 2014 – Reforming Data Protection: The Global Perspective CPDP (Brussels, 22-24 January 2014.
  • Invited speaker, Department of Economics, University of Ferrara (Ferrara, 6-8 December 2013).
  • Invited speaker, The Ethical and Legal Aspects of Digital Security Special Workshop on Digital Security and Data Protection (Paris, 29 November, 2013).
  • Keynote speaker, International Conference: Investigating the Relationship between Future Technologies, Self and Society (University of Pisa 28-29 November 2013).
  • Invited speaker, NATO CCD COE Workshop on Ethics of Cyber Conflict (Rome, 21-22 November, 2013).
  • Keynote speaker, Conference on “Informtiva vs. Noetica” (Rome, 20 November, 2013).
  • Invited speaker, AICA meeting on “Computer Ethics” (Turin, 18 November, 2013).
  • Invited speaker, ICT 2013 (Vilnius, 6-8 November 2013).
  • Invited speaker, Balliol College, Oxford University (Oxford, 28 October 2013).
  • Keynote speaker, First International Congress on Philosophy of Information (University International Center for Philosophy of Information, Xian, China, 16-26 October 2013).
  • Keynote speaker Sogeti Summit (Amsterdam, 3-4 October, 2013).
  • Invited speaker, Bogazici Philosophy Department and Cognitive Science Program (Istanbul, 30 September – 6 October, 2013).
  • Invited speaker, Philosophy and Theory of Artificial Intelligence PT-AI 2013 (Oxford University, 21-22 September, 2013).
  • Keynote speaker, Digital Enlightenment Forum 2013 (Brussels, 18-20 September, 2013).
  • Invited speaker, Conference on “Ermeneutica e Interculturalità” (Università di Macerata, 9-10 September, 2013).
  • Keynote speaker, CoLIS 8 (Copenhagen, 19-22 August, 2013).
  • Invited speaker, XXIII World Congress of Philosophy, “Philosophy as Inquiry and Way of Life” (Athens, 4-10 August, 2013).
  • Invited speaker, Symposium on Societal Impacts of Living Machines, Imperial College, University of London (London, 2 August, 2013).
  • Invited speaker, Gregynog Philosophy of Education Conference (University of Wales Conference Centre, 29-31 July, 2013).
  • 18th Biennial International Conference of the SPT, “Technology in the Age of Information (Autónoma University, Lisbon, 4-6 July, 2013).
  • Weizenbaum Award Address, CEPE Conference- Computer Ethics: Philosophical Enquiry – 11th edition (Autónoma University, Lisbon, 1-3 July, 2013).
  • Speaker, Workshop on “Protection of Information & the Right to Privacy: A New Equilibrium?”, European University Institute (Fiesole, 20-23 June, 2013).
  • Invited speaker, Digital Agenda Annual Assembly (Dublin, 18 June 2013).
  • Keynote speaker Sogeti Meeting (Brussels, 12 June, 2013).
  • Invited speaker, Balliol College, Oxford University (Oxford, 6 June 2013).
  • Meeting, Università Statale di Milano (Milan, 31 May, 2012).
  • Invited speaker, Etica e Informatica – annual lecture for the PhD program in philosophy of law, University of Turin (Turin, 23-26 May, 2013).
  • Invited speaker, Filosofiska Institutionen – Uppsala Universitet (Uppsala, 12-17 May, 2013).
  • Invited speaker, Philosophy of Information Workshop, Lund University (Lund, 10 May, 2013).
  • Invited speaker, Philosophy of Information Workshop on “The Value of Information”, American University Infometrics Institute (Washington, 26 April, 2013).
  • Distinguished Scholar in Residence, America University (Washington, 15-28 April, 2013).
  • Invited speaker, “The Difference that Makes a Difference 2013” workshop, Open University (Walton Hall, 8-10 April, 2013).
  • Invited speaker, Philosophy Department, Stony Brook, SUNY (New York, 30 March 2 April 2013).
  • Philosophy of Information Workshop, University of Hertfordshire (Hatfield,27-28 March, 2013).
  • Invited speaker, EIT Foundation Innovation Forum on Data-Driven Innovation (Brussels, 26 March 2013).
  • Departamento de Humanidades, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Madrid 21 February, 2013).
  • Invited speaker, 3rd Latin American School for Education, Cognitive and Neural Sciences, organized and funded by the James S. McDonnell Foundation (Itacaré, Brazil, 4-15 March 2013).
  • Keynote speaker, Belgium (Software) Testing Days (BTD 2013), (Brussels 28 February, 2013).
  • Invited speaker, Departamento de Humanidades, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Madrid 21 February, 2013).
  • EU Commission “Onlife Project” workshop (Brussels, 8 February, 2013).
  • Invited speaker, The Rhodes Social Impact Group (RSIG), University of Oxford (Oxford, 31st of January, 2013).
  • EU Commission “Onlife Project” panel, part of the annual International Conference on Computer Privacy and Data Protection CPDP2013 (Brussels, 25 January, 2013).
  • Invited speaker, “The philosophy of Law meets the Philosophy of Technology” seminar, part of the annual International Conference on Computer Privacy and Data Protection CPDP2013 (Brussels, 25 January, 2013).
  • Invited speaker, 3 lectures for the Department for Continuing Education, Oxford University w/e school on the philosophy of AI (Oxford, 12-13 January, 2013).
  • “Information Quality”, workshop, University of Hertfordshire (Hatfield, 14 December, 2012).
  • EU Commission “Onlife Project” workshop (Brussels, 6-7 December, 2012).
  • Università Statale di Milano (Milan, 30 November, 2012).
  • Keynote speaker, the Don and Gladys McDonald Philosophy Lecture in Applied Ethics (Bemidji State University, 14-18 November, 2012).
  • Keynote speaker, Crick Lecture and the Ethics Lecture – Institute for Global Studies (University of Evansville, 10-13 November, 2012).
  • Inaugural talk, launch of the new ‘Center for Ethics in Science and Technology’, Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU, 8-9 November, 2012).
  • Invited speaker, ISC Strategy for ICT Conference (Berkhamsted School, 7 November, 2012).
  • Invited speaker, Forum on Philosophy, Engineering, and Technology (Beijing, 5 November, 2012).
  • Keynote speaker, Beijing Forum (Beijing, 1-4 November, 2012).
  • “Online Security and Civil rights: A Fine Ethical Balance”, workshop, University of Hertfordshire (Hatfield, 26-27 October, 2012).
  • Invited talk on ACTA, ECIPE (Brussels, 17 October, 2012).
  • EU Commission “Onlife Project” workshop (Brussels, 4-5 October, 2012).
  • Invited speaker, Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution (2 October, 2012).
  • Invited speaker, Computer Science Department, University of Bath (2 October, 2012).
  • Università Statale di Milano (Milan, 28 September, 2012).
  • Invited speaker, Académie Internationale de Philosophie des Sciences (Urbino, 25-27 September, 2012).
  • Invited speaker, University of Turin (Turin, 13 September, 2012).
  • Invited speaker, Nexa, (Turin, 12 September, 2012).
  • The Covey Award Lecture, IACAP-AISB 2012 World Congress, University of Birmingham (Birmingham, UK, 2-5 July 2012).
  • Keynote speaker, 5th International Conference on Information Law and Ethics 2012 (Ionian Academy, Corfu, Greece, 29-30 June, 2012).
  • EU Digital Agenda, plenary speaker (Brussels, 22 June, 2012).
  • EU Commission “Onlife Project” workshop (Brussels, 20-21 June, 2012).
  • Keynote speaker Sogeti Meetings (Bussum and Brussels, 19-20 June, 2012).
  • Isaac Newton Institute workshop on “The Incomputable”, the Kavli, Royal Society International Centre (Chicheley Hall, 12-15 June, 2012).
  • The CLS Annual Lecture, Centre for Law and Society, University of Edinburgh (Edinburgh, 8 June 2012).
  • Invited speaker, HowTheLightGetsIn, Philosophy Festival (Hay-on-Wye, 1-5 June 2012).
  • Keynote speaker, 9th Seoul Digital Forum (Seoul, 23-25 May, 2012).
  • Philosophy of Information Workshop, University of Hertfordshire (Hatfield,10-11 May, 2012).
  • EU Commission “Onlife Project” workshop (Brussels, 26-27 April, 2012).
  • Keynote speaker, Accademia dei Concordi (Rovigo, 20 April, 2012).
  • The 3TU Annual Lecture, 3TU.Centre for Ethics and Epistemology, annual research day (18 April, 2012).
  • Invited speaker, Centre for Strategic Innovation, School of Management University of Southampton (13 April, 2012).
  • Invited speaker, Séminaire “Philosophie de l’informatique, de la logique et de leurs interfaces” (ENS, Paris, 3-4 April, 2012).
  • Keynote speaker, Camera dei Deputati (Rome, 23 March, 2012).
  • The CIS Lecture, Center for the Study of Interdisciplinarity, University of North Texas (13 March, 2012).
  • Visiting Professor, Center for the Study of Interdisciplinarity, University of North Texas (10-18 March, 2012).
  • Keynote speaker, Symposium Communiquer dans un monde de normes – L’information et la communication dans les enjeux contemporains de la “mondialisation”, Association Internationale de Communication (ICA), (Lille, 9 March 2012).
  • Invited speaker, Philosophy of Education Research Seminar (London, 7 March, 2012).
  • Università Statale di Milano (Milan, 1 March, 2012).
  • European Centre for International Political Economy workshop (Brussels, 28-29 February, 2012).
  • EU Commission “Onlife Project” workshop (Brussels, 23-24 February, 2012).
  • Invited speaker, The Philosophy Department at St Mary’s University College (SMUC) (London, 1 February, 2012).
  • Keynote speaker, TEMÖB (Turkey Industrial Engineering Students Meeting) (Istanbul, 29 January – 2 February 2012).
  • Invited speaker, Digital Humanities Research Group seminar (Open University, 26 January, 2012).
  • Invited speaker, RTVE (Madrid, 21-23 January, 2012).
  • “Editor’s Cut – A view of philosophical research from journal editors”, one day workshop organised by Metaphilosophy, the Institute of Philosophy, School of Advanced Study, University of London, and the UNESCO Chair in Information and Computer Ethics (London, 13 January, 2012).
  • Università Statale di Milano (Milan, 25 November, 2011).
  • The Prestige Lecture in Science of Information (Purdue University, 31 October, 2011).
  • Invited speaker, launching symposium, Center for Digital Ethics and Policy, School of Communication, Loyola University (Chicago, 28 October, 2011).
  • 3rd International PHEADE (Philosophy of Engineering and Artefact in the Digital Era) conference (Bukovina, Romania, 13-16 October 2011).
  • Keynote speaker, “Executive Summit” meeting, Research Institute for the Analysis of New Technology (Lisbon, 6 October 2011).
  • BCS, Ethics Committee meeting (London, 4 October, 2011).
  • Invited speaker, Conference on “Philosophy of Information”, Info-Metrics Institute, American University Campus (Washington DC, USA, 3 October, 2011).
  • Università Statale di Milano (Milan, 30 September, 2011).
  • Invited speaker, workshop on “The Psychology and Economics of Scarce Attention” Toulouse School of Economics (Toulouse, 23 September, 2011).
  • Invited speaker, ESF workshop on philosophy of computer science and AI (Azores, Ponta Delgado, 7-9 September 2011).
  • John Templeton Foundation workshop on the Science of Information (Edinburgh, 23 July, 2011).
  • John Templeton Foundation workshop on Foundational Questions in Mathematical Sciences, International Academy (Traunkirchen, Austria, 9-11 July, 2011).
  • The Ethics of Informational Warfare, workshop organised by the UNESCO Chair in Information and Computer Ethics in collaboration with the Marie Curie Intra European Fellowship Program (University of Hertfordshiore, 1 July, 2011).
  • BCS, Ethics Committee meeting (London, 28 June, 2011).
  • Invited speaker, Clouds, Biomecine and Healthcare meeting, part of HealthGrid and IEEE Computer-Based Medical Systems 2011conferences (Bristol, 27 June, 2011).
  • Construction of Personal Identities Online, AHRC workshop (University of Hertfordshire, 17 June, 2011).
  • ICT Research & Innovation, workshop at First Annual Digital Agenda Assembly, EU Commission (Brussels, Belgium, 16 June 2011).
  • The INSEIT Fellowship Lecture, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (Milwaukee, USA, 3-10 June, 2011).
  • Invited speaker, CEPE 2011, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (Computer Ethics Philosophical Enquiry Conference, Milwaukee, USA, 31 May – 3 June, 2011).
  • 17th International Conference of the Society for Philosophy and Technology, University of North Texas (Denton, TX, USA, 26-29 May, 2011).
  • Invited speaker, Colloquium, Epistemology of Information and Communication, University of Lyon (Lyon, France, 8 April 2011).
  • Invited speaker, The Philosophy of Trust and Cloud Computing, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Cambridge (Cambridge, 4-5 April, 2011).
  • TED Lecture, TEDxMaastricht, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre  (Maastricht, 3-4 April, 2011).
  • Invited speaker, Philosophy Society, University of Manchester (Manchester, 22 March, 2011).
  • Invited speaker, Cloudscape III – Taking European Cloud Infrastructure Forward (The Hotel (formerly “The Hilton”), Brussels, Belgium, 16 March 2011).
  • The SECL Distinguished Lecture, University of Kent (15 December, 2010).
  • Research seminar, Philosophy Department, University of Reading (Reading, 7 December, 2010).
  • Internet Ethics, Royal Academy of Engineering (London, 3 December, 2010).
  • Ethics and the Web, British Library (London, 2 December, 2010).
  • Università Statale di Milano (Milan, 26 November, 2010).
  • Invited speaker, EU meeting (Brussels, 19 November, 2010).
  • Third International Workshop on the Philosophy of Information, Brussels University (Brussels, 18-19 November 2010).
  • Keynote speaker, York Doctoral Symposium in Computing (YDS’10), Department of Computer Science, University of York (York, 4 November, 2010).
  • Invited speaker, research seminar, ICTs in the Contemporary World, London School of Economics (London, 2 November, 2010).
  • Keynote speaker, Philosophy of Engineering and Artifact in the Digital Era, Universities of Suceava and Chernovtsy (Romania and Ukraine, 26-30 October, 2010).
  • Invited speaker, Workshop on Bayesian Argumentation Theory, Department of Philosophy & Cognitive Science, Lund University (Lund, 22-23 October 2010).
  • Università Statale di Milano (Milan, 19 October, 2010).
  • HeLEX Department of Public Health, University of Oxford (Oxford, 13 October 2010).
  • E-CAP 2010 Conference, Technical University Munich (Munich, Germany, 4-6 October 2010).
  • The SALT Lecture, NORSLIS (Nordic Research School in Information Studies) doctoral course in Philosophy of Information, Uppsala University (Uppsala, Sweden, 20-26 September, 2010).
  • Università Statale di Milano (Milan, 17 September, 2010).
  • NA-CAP 2010 Conference, Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 24-26 July, 2010).
  • Invited speaker, Conference on Privacy and Confidentiality, University of Leeds (Leeds, 17-19 June, 2010).
  • Keynote speaker, Third Multidisciplinary Workshop on Identity in the Information Society (IDIS 10) (Rome, Italy, 26-28 May, 2010).
  • Second International Workshop on the Philosophy of Information, Bilkent University (Ankara, Turkey, 21-22 May 2010).
  • Workshop – Who am I Online? Kaløvig Centre, University of Aarhus (Aarhus, 10-11 May 2010).
  • Keynote speaker, Sixth session of UNESCO Intergovernmental Council for the Information for All Programme (Paris, 29-30 March 2010).
  • Sunday Times Oxford Literary Festival (Oxford, 20-28 March 2010).
  • Invited speaker, Balliol College (Oxford, 11 March 2010).
  • Invited speaker, Cognitive Science Research Seminar Series, University of Sussex (9 March 2010).
  • Invited speaker, 5th Annual Digital Assembly Conference, Futures of Digital Studies (University of Florida, 27 February, 2010).
  • Università Statale di Milano (Milan, 25-26 February, 2010).
  • Invited speaker, workshop on “The Philosophy of the Information and Computing Sciences”, Lorentz Conference Center, Leiden University (Leiden, 8-12 February, 2010).
  • UNESCO IFAP Meeting (Paris, 14-15 January, 2010).
  • The Barwise Lecture, 2009 Pacific Division Annual Meeting of the APA (New York, 27-30 December, 2009).
  • Invited speaker, UNESCO International Forum on Civilization and Peace (Seoul, 2-3 December 2009).
  • UNESCO meeting (London, 23 November, 2009).
  • UNESCO meeting (Paris, 19-20 November, 2009).
  • Invited speaker, Balliol College PPE Society (Oxford, 4 November, 2009).
  • Invited speaker, Moral Sciences Club, Cambridge University (Cambridge, 27 October, 2009).
  • Invited speaker, Festival della Scienza di Genova (Genova, 22-25 October 2009).
  • Keynote speaker, first international E-Mental Health Summit, (Amsterdam, 15 October, 2009).
  • Invited speaker, Second Health 2.0 Conference: Healthcare Communication is Changing (Nijmegen, 12-13 October, 2009).
  • The Gauss Lecture, Göttingen Academy of Sciences (Göttingen, 10 July, 2009).
  • E-CAP 2009 Conference, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Barcelona, 2-4 July, 2009).
  • Gauss Professor, Göttingen Academy of Sciences (Göttingen, 5-24 April, 28 June-18 July).
  • Keynote speaker, Conference, Catholic University of Lisbon (Lisbon, 23-25 June 2009).
  • NA-CAP 2009 Conference, Indiana University (Bloomington, Indiana, 14-16 June, 2009).
  • Workshop on the logic of information. Padua University (Padua, 19 March, 2009).
  • Invited speaker, Department of Philosophy, Bilkent University (Ankara, 12-15 March 2009).
  • Invited speaker, Department of Philosophy, Leuven University (Leuven, 27 February 2009).
  • The Whitehead Lecture on Cognition, Computation & Creativity Departments of Computing and Psychology, Goldsmiths College, University of London (London, 25 February, 2009).
  • UNITWIN UNESCO Chairs Programme: A Vehicle for North-South Cooperation, Colloquium hosted by UNESCO Chair in Education for Pluralism, Human Rights and Democracy, University of Ulster (Belfast, 22-23 January 2009).
  • Invited speaker, Secrecy and Memory in the Information Era, Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto (Porto, 15-16 December, 2008).
  • Invited speaker, APCAP’08 – Computing and Philosophy Conference, India National Institute of Advanced Studies, (Bangalore, 5-7 December, 2008).
  • Invited speaker, St Cross College Colloquia (Oxford, 2 December 2008).
  • Invited speaker, Sciences en société: dialogues et responsabilité scientifique (Paris, 24-25 November, 2008).
  • Keynote speaker, “Il futuro della conoscenza nella società dell’informazione”, XXXVI Congresso Nazionale S.I.M.F.E.R., (Rome,16 November, 2008).
  • Invited speaker, I Encuentro internacional de Expertos en Teorías de la Información (Leon, 6-7 November, 2008).
  • Keynote speaker, Presence 2008 (Padova, 16 October 2008).
  • Invited speaker, AISB-sponsored, one-day symposium on the Turing Test, to coincide with the annual Loebner Prize held at the University of Reading (Reading, 12 October, 2008).
  • Keynote speaker, Symposium on Philosophy and Informatics, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Philosophiein collaboration with the SIG Philosophy and Informatics (University of Paderborn, September 28-29, 2008).
  • (with M. Turilli and A. Vaccaro) “Network Neutrality: Ethical Issues in the Internet Era”, tenth ETHICOMP international conference on the Social and Ethical Impacts of Information and Communication Technology University of Pavia (Mantua, September 24-26, 2008). Presented by Turilli..
  • Lecture tour, sponsored by the British Academy & the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences: Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (Beijing, a.m., 23 September, 2008), Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT) (Beijing, p.m., 23 September, 2008), Renmin Univeristy of China (Beijing, a.m., 26 September, 2008), Peking University (Beijing, p.m., 26 September, 2008), Xian Jiaotong University (Xian 28 September, 2008).
  • Presidential address, NACAP’08 – North-American Computing and Philosophy Conference, Indiana University (Bloomington, July 10-12, 2008).
  • Invited speaker, Session on Research Ethics, ESRC Research Methods Festival, St Catherine’s College (Oxford, 2 July, 2008).
  • Invited speaker, Conference on Philosophy and Intellectual Property, Institute of Philosophy, London University (London, 29-30 May, 2008).
  • Invited speaker, E-Learning in Dialogue: Innovative Teaching and Learning in Philosophy and Religious Studies, Subject Centre for Philosophical and Religious Studies, School of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Leeds (York, 14-15 May, 2008).
  • Invited speaker, Information Ethics Roundtable, Hunter College, CUNY (New York, 9 May, 2008).
  • Research Seminar, School of Humanities, University of Hertfordshire (Hertfordshire, 10 April, 2008).
  • Keynote speaker, Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behaviour (AISB) Convention, University of Aberdeen (Aberdeen, 1-4 April, 2008).
  • Keynote speaker, Fifth International Workshop on Philosophy and Informatics organized by the Department for Philosophy of the University of Kaiserslautern and the Special Interest Group on Philosophy and Informatics of the German Informatics Society (Kaiserslautern, 1-2 April, 2008).
  • Invited speaker, Research Seminar on the Internet & Society, Oxford Internet Institute (Oxford, 25 February, 2008).
  • Invited speaker, Uehiro Seminar, Centre for Applied Ethics, University of Oxford (Oxford, 26 November, 2007).
  • Invited speaker, Göttingen Academy of Sciences (Göttingen, 15 November, 2007).
  • Organiser and speaker, First Workshop in the Philosophy of Information and Logic, University of Oxford (Oxford, 3-4 November, 2007).
  • Invited speaker to “Artificial Companions in Society: Perspectives on the Present and Future”, Oxford Internet Institute and e-Horizons Institute, James Martin School of the 21st Century, in association with the EU Integrated Project COMPANIONS (Oxford,25-26  October, 2007).
  • Invited speaker, University of Kyoto, (Kyoto, 14-21 October, 2007).
  • Invited speaker, Colloquium on Philosophy of Science in Italy, Center for Philosophy and History of Science, Boston University (Boston, 10-11 September, 2007).
  • Invited speaker, Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society, International Wittgenstein Symposium (Kirchberg, 5-11 August, 2007).
  • Invited speaker, second Science Foo Camp, the informal conference organised by O’Reilly Media, Nature Publishing Group and Google, (Googleplex, Mountain View, 3-5 August 3-5, 2007).
  • Presidential address, North-American Computing and Philosophy Conference, Loyola University (Chicago, 26-28 July, 2007).
  • “Web 2.0 and the Semantic Web: A Philosophical View”, North-American Computing and Philosophy Conference, Loyola University (Chicago, July 26-28, 2007).
  • “Distributed morality in multiagent systems”, Eight International Computer Ethics Conference (University of San Diego 12-14 July 2007).
  • Invited speaker, James Martin Seminar Series, Oxford University (Oxford, 29 May, 2007).
  • Invited speaker, Filosofiska Institutionen, University of Uppsala (Uppsala, 25 May, 2007).
  • Invited speaker, workshop on Moral agency and technical artefacts, Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study (The Hague, 10-12 May, 2007).
  • Invited speaker, Birkbeck College Philosophy Society, University of London (London, 16 May, 2007).
  • Invited talk, Bioinformatica e Diritto, IFOM (Milano, 5 April, 2007).
  • Invited talk, Department of Philosophy, Università degli Studi di Genova (Genoa, 3 April, 2007).
  • Invited talk, The Digital Image A Symposium of the Oxford e-Research Centre, Wolfson College (Oxford, 16 March, 2007).
  • Invited talk, Informatics Colloquium series, School of Informatics, Indiana University (Bloomington, 16 February, 2007).
  • Invited talk, Department of Philosophy Colloquium Series, University of Arizona (Tucson, 9 February, 2007).
  • ISI Samuel Lazerow Memorial Lecture, University of Arizona (Tucson, 8 February, 2007).
  • Invited talk, Center for Consciousness Studies, University of Arizona (Tucson, 7 February, 2007).
  • Conference on Representation and action, Università degli Studi di Siena (Siena, 20 October, 2006).
  • Invited speaker, VII International Ontology Congress “From Plato’s Cave to the Internet: The Real and the Virtual” (San Sebastian, Spain, 2-6 October 2006).
  • Invited speaker, “Relevant Information”, Computer Science Department, Mälardalen University (Västerås, Sweden, 10 September 2006).
  • Invited seminar, Microsoft Research Laboratory (Cambridge, UK, 6 July 2006).
  • “The Informational Nature of Reality”, Fourth International European Conference on Computing and Philosophy 2006 (Dragvoll Campus, NTNU Norwegian University for Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway, 22-24 June, 2006).
  • Invited lecturer, Workshop on “Information Theories”, Fribourg University (Fribourg, Switzerland, 17-18 May, 2006).
  • Invited speaker, Italian Philosophical Association (SFI) Meeting “Dove va la filosofia europea?” (Pescara, Italy, 4-6 May 2006).
  • Invited departmental Seminar, Computer Science Department, University of Essex (Colchester, UK, 21 April 2006).
  • Invited speaker at the Philosophy Department, Ferrara University (Ferrara, Italy, 23 March 2006).
  • Invited speaker, Philosophy Seminars, Dundee University (Dundee, Scotland, 15 March, 2006).
  • Invited speaker SFI Meeting “Filosofia e Scienza” (Bari, Italy, 7 March 2006).
  • Invited speaker Departmental Seminar, OUCL (Oxford, UK, 2 March 2006).
  • Invited lecture, Philosophy Department, Siena University (Siena, Italy, March 2006).
  • Convener and speaker, Conference on Information Ethics, University of Oxford (Oxford, 8-9 December, 2005).
  • Invited speaker, PhD Programme, Department of Communication Sciences, Salerno University (Fisciano, 30 November 2005).
  • Invited speaker, University of Regensburg (Regensburg, 9 November, 2005).
  • Invited speaker, Seventh Computer Ethics: Philosophical Enquiries conference (CEPE 2005) (University of Twente, 17-19 July , 2005).
  • Invited speaker, Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto (Oporto, 16-19 June, 2005).
  • Invited speaker, Workshop on Computer Ethics, Programme for Applied Ethics, Department of Philosophy, NTNU (Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelige universitet) (Trondheim, 6-8 June, 2005).
  • Invited speaker, Third European Computing and Philosophy Conference, E-CAP 2005, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Mälardalen University (Mälardalens Högskola, Västerås, 2-4 June, 2005).
  • Invited speaker, Université du Québec (Montréal, 10-12 May, 2005).
  • Invited speaker, Graduate Seminar, Università degli Studi di Salerno (Salerno, 5 April, 2005).
  • Invited speaker, Workshop on the philosophy of information, Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC), University of Amsterdam (Amsterdam, 8-10 March 2005).
  • Keynote speaker, national conference in IT applications in philosophy (Fiuggi, 21 February, 2005).
  • Invited lecturer, Filosofisk institutt, NTNU (Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelige universitet) (Trondheim, 1-5 February 2005).
  • Invited speaker, Staff/Postgraduate Research Seminar and Philosophy Society, University of Hertfordshire (Hatfield, 27 January 2005).
  • Invited speaker, University College London (London, 20 January 2005).
  • Invited speaker, Università degli Studi di Padova (Padua, 18 December, 2004).
  • Invited speaker, workshop on “New Directions in Understanding Ethics and Technology” University of Virginia (Charlottesville, 27-30 October, 2004).
  • Keynote speaker, PRESENCE 2004, 7th Annual International Workshop on Presence (Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain, 13-15 October, 2004).
  • Organiser of, and speaker at, the panel “How to do philosophy informationally”, CAP@CMU, North-American Computing and Philosophy yearly Conference (Carnegie Mellon University, 4-6 August, 2004).
  • Invited lecturer, “Understanding telepresence”, course on “Computers in Society”, Computer Science Department, University of Oxford (Oxford, 18 May, 2004).
  • Keynote speaker, “Telepresence: Epistemological and Ethical Implications”, Second European Computing and Philosophy Conference, E-CAP 2004 (University of Pavia, 3-5 June, 2004).
  • Sapientia Lecture on “Ethical issues in artificial agents” and seminar on “Informational Realism” (Dartmouth College, 18-20 April, 2004).
  • “Logica epistemica e il problema della coordinazione rigida”, Scuola Normale di Pisa (Pisa, 20 Febbraio, 2004).
  • Invited speaker, “The Gettier Problem” Department of Philosophy, University of Florence (Florence, 19 February, 2004).
  • Keynote lecturer, “Knowledge as Information Modelling”, opening lecture for the new National Course in Philosophy of Informatics, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Mälardalen University, Sweden (Mälardalen, 21-23 January, 2004).
  • Invited speaker, “Realismo Informazionale”, Centro Interdipartimentale per la Logica e le sue Applicazioni, University of Bari (Bari, 19 November, 2003).
  • “Information Modelling, Nozick and his Experience Machine”, Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, Seminar Series in Applied Philosophy (Canberra, 4 November, 2003).
  • Keynote lecture, “Informational Ontology”, Computing and Philosophy Conference, Australian National University (Canberra, 31 October – 2 November, 2003).
  • with Turilli M. and Sanders J.W., “Informazione percettiva e naturalizzazione della mente”, SIFA/AISC Conference, “Ma dove hai la testa?/Where is your head? – Processi mentali, comunicazione e regole – Mental Processes, Communication and Rules” (Vietri 2-3 October, 2003).
  • with Paronitti G. and Sanders J.W., “Strutture di astrazione”, paper accepted for the SIFA/AISC Conference, “Ma dove hai la testa?/Where is your head? – Processi mentali, comunicazione e regole – Mental Processes, Communication and Rules”, (Vietri 2-3 October, 2003).
  • “Why Computer Ethics is a Global Issue”, special session on “Ethics for the information society: the philosophical and practical implications of computer ethics”, XXIst World Congress of Philosophy (Istanbul, 10-17 August, 2003).
  • “Constructionist Values and Computer Ethics”, CEPE 2003 Fifth International Conference of Computer Ethics – Philosophical Enquiry (Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, 25-27 June, 2003).
  • Invited speaker, “Coscienza e Agenti Artificiali”, graduate seminar programme, Department of Philosophy, University of Bari (Bari, 30 May, 2003).
  • Invited speaker, “Consciousness and Artificial Agents”, Oxford Society for Artificial Intelligence (Oxford, 12 May, 2003).
  • The Alan Turing Lecture in Computing and Philosophy. “Consciousness and Distributed Systems”, First European Computing and Philosophy Conference, Department of Philosophy and HATII (Humanities Advanced Technology Information Institute), University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 27-29 March, 2003).
  • Invited lecturer, “The Philosophy of Information”, three lectures on the Philosophy of Information at the University of Lisbon (Lisbon, 13-18 March, 2003).
  • Invited speaker, “Il ruolo della Computer Ethics oggi”, “Filosofia e Diritto nell’era di Internet: applicazioni e problematiche” (Università degli Studi di Roma ‘Tor Vergata’, 21 November 2002).
  • Keynote speaker, “Il fondamento della Filosofia dell’Informazione”(The Foundation of the Philosophy of Information), annual national conference of the Italian Philosophical Association (Foggia, 17-19 October, 2002).
  • with Greco G.M., “The Tragedy of the Digital Commons”, annual, national conference of the Italian Philosophical Association (Foggia, 17-19 October, 2002).
  • Invited speaker, “An Information-theoretic Analysis of Knowledge”, Society for the Study of Human Sciences (S.S.H.S.), 10th Workshop of Topika: “In-Use Knowledge, Knowledge of New Technologies: Its articulation, use, management and learning” (Mesta, Chios, 5-8 September, 2002).
  • Invited speaker, “A dynamic model of data information and knowledge”, CAP@CMU 2002, the Computing and Philosophy Conference (Carnegie Mellon University, 8-10 August, 2002).
  • Keynote speaker, UNESCO European Summit on “Information Cultures and Information Interests” (ICII), pre-conference (Frankfurt, 24 November, 2001) and conference (Mainz, 27-29 June, 2002).
  • Keynote speaker, “ L’information-modeling e design intesi come una metodologia filosofica”, Dipartimento di Filosofia, Università degli Studi di Lecce (Lecce, 10 April, 2002).
  • Invited speaker, “Mathematical Scepticism between Hobbes and Hume”, Colloquium Scepticism as a Force in Renaissance and Post-Renaissance Thought: New Findings and New Interpretations of the Role and Influence of Modern Scepticism, UCLA Center for Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Studies (William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, Los Angeles, 8-9 March, 2002).
  • Keynote speaker, “From Augmented Intelligence to Augmented Responsibility”, CAP@OUS, Computing and Philosophy Conference at Oregon State University (Corvallis, January 24-26, 2002).
  • Invited lecturer, “Computer Ethics and the Nature of Artificial Agents and Patients”, two lectures for the graduate seminars programme, Department of Philosophy, University of Bari (Bari, 19-21 November, 2001).
  • with Sanders J,W,, “On the Morality of Artificial Agents”, CEPE 2001, Computer Ethics: Philosophical Enquiry (Lancaster University, 14-16 December 2001).
  • The Herbert A Simon Lecture in Computing and Philosophy, “Open Problems in the Philosophy of Information”, Computing and Philosophy Conference (Carnegie Mellon University, 11 August, 2001).
  • Invited lecturer, “The Foundation of Computer Ethics and Information Ethics”, two lectures for a workshop on “The Challenge of Ethics by the Internet” organised by the Research Department of Applied Ethics and the special research section on “Theorien- und Paradigmenpluralismus in den Wissenschaften” of the University of Salzburg (Salzburg, 22 June, 2001).
  • Keynote speaker, “Information Ethics: An Environmental Approach to the Digital Divide”, UNESCO World Commission on the Ethics of Scientific Knowledge and Technology (COMEST), First Meeting of the Sub-Commission on the Ethics of the Information Society (Paris, 18-19 June, 2001).
  • Invited lecturer, “Information and Knowledge”, two lectures for the Department of Philosophy, University of Bari (Bari, 7-8 June, 2001).
  • Keynote speaker, “An Ecological Information Ethics for UNESCO”, UNESCO Executive Board, 161st Session, thematic debate: The new information and communication technologies for the development of education (Paris, 31 May, 2001).
  • Invited lecturer, “Computer Ethics: Mapping the Foundationalist Debate”, MA Interactive Production course at Southampton Institute (Southampton, 25 April, 2001).
  • Invited speaker, “What is Computer Ethics?”, Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia, Università degli Studi di Roma “Tor Vergata” (Roma, 9-13 October, 2000).
  • Invited speaker, “On the Foundations of the Philosophy of Information”, Fourth World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics (Orlando, FL, 23-26 July, 2000).
  • with Sanders J,W,, “Artificial Evil and the Foundation of Computer Ethics”, CEPE 2000, Computer Ethics: Philosophical Enquiry, in co-operation with the ACM SIG on Computers and Society, Dartmouth College (Dartmouth College, 14-16 July, 2000).
  • Keynote speaker, “The Philosophy of AI: from Strong to Light Approach”, University of Warwick, 20/20 Annual Conference, “Common Purpose” (Warwick, 9 June, 2000).
  • Invited speaker, “Mathematical Scepticism between Descartes and Hume”, International Conference on “The Revival of Scepticism. From Descartes to Bayle”, Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia, Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale (Vercelli, 17-21 May, 2000).
  • “On the Foundations of the Philosophy of Information”, Philosophy and Computers Session, Eastern APA Meeting (Boston, 28 December, 1999).
  • Invited speaker, “The Foundations of the Philosophy of Information”, Applied Logic Colloquia, Queen Mary and Westfield College, Department of Computer Science, University of London (London, 19 November, 1999).
  • Keynote speaker, “The Reception of Italian Philosophy in the UK”, National Conference Approaching 2000: Italian Philosophy under discussion, organised by the Italian Philosophical Association (Florence, 11-13 November, 1999).
  • Invited speaker, “Outlines of a Theory of Strongly Semantic Information”, the First Edinburgh Symposium, Italian Philosophy in the UK (Edinburgh, 28 October, 1999).
  • Invited lecturer, “Ethics and Computer Science: Some Borderline Questions”, three lectures for the Università degli Studi di Roma Tre, Facoltà di Scienze dell’Educazione, Anno accademico 1999-2000, Corso di Perfezionamento, Modelli speculativi e ricerche educative nell’interazione multimediale (Roma, 10 October 1999).
  • Invited lecturer, “ITC as a tool for work-group organization and education”, three lectures for the Seminario S.F.E.C., Università degli Studi di Roma Tre, Facoltà di Scienze dell’Educazione (Roma, 8 April, 8 May, 5 June 1999).
  • Invited lecturer, “Scepticism and The Foundation of Epistemology”, three lectures on my book Scepticism and the Foundation of Epistemology—A Study in the Metalogical Fallacies (Leiden: Brill, 1996), Department of Philosophy, University of Florence (Florence, 19-21 April, 1999).
  • Invited speaker, “Philosophy and Computing: Research and Teaching Perspectives”, Università degli Studi di Roma Tre (Roma, 26 March, 1999).
  • Invited speaker, “Should there be a Philosophy of Information?”, Computing in Philosophy, A colloquium on the philosophical implications of computing and its uses and consequences for philosophical studies, King’s College, University of London (London, 19 February, 1999).
  • “Does Information have a Moral Worth in Itself?”, CEPE 1998, Computer Ethics: Philosophical Enquiry, London School of Economics and Political Science, (London, 14-15 December, 1998).
  • Keynote speaker, “Information Ethics”, conference on The Future of Culture in the Age of the Digital Revolution (Verona, 24 October, 1998).
  • Invited speaker, “The Cartesian Approach to Mathematical Scepticism”, the Journée de Paris XII — Val de Marne Sur le Scepticisme (Paris, 23 October, 1998).
  • Invited speaker, “Mathematical Scepticism: the Cartesian View”, “The Pyrrhonian Problematic” session, Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy (Boston, 10-16 August, 1998).
  • “Information Ethics: On the Theoretical Foundations of Computer Ethics”, ETHICOMP98: The Fourth International Conference on Ethical Issues of Information Technology (Erasmus University, 25-27 March 1998).
  • Keynote speaker, “Logic and Diagrams”, conference on Strumenti Informatici e Multimediali per la Didattica di Filosofia, Storia ed Educazione Civica, organised by the Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (Roma, 24-5 November, 1997).
  • Invited speaker, “The Importance of Being Earnest: Peirce’s Interpretation of Scepticism”, international conference Peirce Study Seminar (University of Leuven, 23-24 May, 1997).
  • Keynote speaker, “Computer-Mediated-Interaction: a Logical Analysis”, national conference Internet Meeting 1997, Internet and Intranet for Companies(Centro Congressi Milanofiori, Assago, Milan, 15-17 May, 1997).
  • Keynote speaker, “Higher Education in the UK”, international conference Apprendere all’Università—Prima Biennale sulla Didattica Universitaria (Padua, 23-5 October, 1996).
  • Keynote speaker, “Logic and Visual Thinking”, conference on Philosophy and IT L’Apporto dell’Informatica nell’Insegnamento delle Discipline Filosofiche(Perugia, 18-20 March, 1996).
  • Invited speaker, “Mathematical Scepticism: a Sketch with Historian in Foreground”, conference on Skeptizismus im ausgehenden 18. un frühen 19. Jahrhundert (Leipzig and Göttingen, 14-18 July, 1995).
  • Keynote speaker, “The Internet: Which Future for Organised Knowledge—Frankenstein or Pygmalion?”, international conference What We Do Not Know, organised by the UNESCO Philosophy Forum to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the foundation of the UNESCO (Paris, 14-17 March, 1995).
  • Invited speaker, “Editing the Iter Italicum” conference on Computing Techniques and the History of Universities, Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London (London, 1-3 July, 1994).
  • Invited speaker, “The Egg, the Needle and the Compass: from the Iter Italicum to the Iter Electronicum” international workshop Denkmal und Computer—Kunstgeschichtliche Forshung und Informationsverarbeitung an der Wend zum 21. Jahrhundert (Technische Universität Berlin, 15-17 October, 1993).