Talks

Details on some individual talks can be seen here. The following provides a complete list.

  • “Building peace by fighting online hate”,  Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Lecture, Adelaide 4 November 2018
  • “Information Warfare, Online Public Diplomacy and Its impact on International Politics”, IEEE Computer Society NSW Chapter, 17 October 2018
  • “Empowering Communities to Help Tackle Incitement”, 2018 Crime Prevention and Communities Conference, Melbourne, 7-8 June 2018 (with Yin Paradies)
  • Smart Cities, stupid people: New approaches to misogyny, racism and harassment online, Institute of Law and Technology, Autonomous University of Barcelona, 23 May 2018.
  • Research methodology related to social media data for online hate, Institute of Law and Technology, Autonomous University of Barcelona, 23 May 2018.
  • Solving antisemitic hate speech in social media through a global approach to local action, “An End to Anti-Semitism!”, Vienna, Feb 18 – 22, 2018.
  • Lessons from Bourke St & Flinders St: Real Time Crisis Communications in 2018, Presented for Victoria Police, 11 January 2018
  • Getting SMARTER at Building Communities of Resistance and Solidarity, Stranger in a Strange Land: Conference for Andrew Jakubowicz, University of Technology Sydney, 7 December 2017 (with Karen Connelly)
  • Building resilience and social cohesion by tackling the toxic online environment, 2nd National Advancing Community Cohesion Conference, Western Sydney, 20-22 November 2017
  • Jewish Perspective on Racism, U3A North Ringwood, 19 October 2017.
  • The challenge of Holocaust denial and distortion online, Australian Alliance of Holocaust Organisations Conference, Melbourne, 13 November 2017
  • Digital Forensics in Social Media, guest lecture for LCR2FSL Introduction to Forensic Science and the Law, La Trobe University, 4 October 2017
  • From the Far Left to the Alt Right – Holocaust denial & distortion online and how to respond, Young Friends of the Jewish Holocaust Centre, Melbourne, 14 September 2017
  • Pokémon Go and Augmented Reality’s Challenges for Society, Guest lecture for FIT3146 Emergent Technologies and Interfaces, Monash University 31 July 2017.
  • Tackling Hate Speech, Incitement and Extremism in Social Media, Guest lecture for FIT3146 Emergent Technologies and Interfaces, Monash University 31 July 2017.
  • Holocaust Revision and Denial, Jewish Holocaust Centre, Melbourne, 17 July 2017
  • Pokémon Go and Augmented Reality’s Challenges for Society, All India Computer Society Congress, Hyderabad, India, 16 December 2016 [Keynote & IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor Talk]
  • The Technical Challenge of Hate Speech, Incitement and Extremism in Social Media, Irvine, California (USA), 30 August 2016 [IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor Talk]
  • Breakfast briefing: Tackling Online Hate, ADL Orange County and Long Beach,  California (USA), 30 August 2016
  • Software Engineering for the Research Environment, CALiT2, University of California, Irvine, California (USA), 29 August 2016 [IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor Talk]
  • Software Engineering for the Research Environment, University of Manitoba, 25 August 2016 [IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor Talk]
  • Zionism through the Internet’s looking glass, Winnipeg Friends of Israel, Winnipeg, Canada, 24 August, 2016
  • Computational Intelligence and the Challenge of Hate Speech, Incitement and Extremism in Social Media, University of Winnipeg, 24 August 2016 [IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor Talk with co-sponsorship from IEEE Computational Intelligence Society]
  • Staff training session on Online Hate, Canadian Museum of Human Rights, Winnipeg (Canada), 22 August 2016
  • The Technical Challenge of Hate Speech, Incitement and Extremism in Social Media, MIT (Boston), 18 August 2016 [IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor talk with co-sponsorship from IEEE SSIT, ACM and MIT]
  • The nature of online hate, La Trobe Law School, 15 December 2015
  • Tackling Online Hate, La Trobe Law School, 15 December 2015
  • Emerging Issues, La Trobe Law School, 15 December 2015
  • Monitoring, Regulating and Limiting Hate Speech, United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Conference “Tracking Hatred: An International Dialogue on Hate Speech in the Media”, United Nations (New York), 2 December, 2015
  • A Methodology for Monitoring Online Hate, Faculty of Communications, Galatasaray University, Istanbul, Turkey, 11 November 2015
  • Combating Online Hate, Kadir Has University, Istanbul, Turkey, 10 November 2015
  • Combating Online Antisemitism, Jewish Community, Istanbul, Turkey, 9 November 2015
  • How to stop online hate going viral (seniors), Ulus Jewish School, Istanbul, Turkey, 9 November 2015
  • How to stop online hate going viral (juniors), Ulus Jewish School, Istanbul, Turkey, 9 November 2015
  • The re-emergence of old Antisemitism through new media, Limmud Turkey, Istanbul, Turkey, 8 November 2015
  • Digital Media & Abuse of the Holocaust, The Holocaust in Public Discourse. Use and Abuse., Conference of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, 6 November, 2015, Budapest, Hungary
  • Demonstrating the impact of online projects, Effective Programme Evaluation Not-For-Profit Conference, 27 October 2015
  • Tackling Online Hate & Extremism in Social Media, IEEE Madras Section, India, 5 October 2015 [IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor Talk]
  • Tackling Online Hate & Extremism in Social Media, Saveetha University, 5 October 2015 [IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor Talk]
  • Tackling Online Hate & Extremism in Social Media, All Kerala IEEE Computer Society Student Congress, India, 3 October 2015
  • Holocaust Revision and Denial, The Jewish Holocaust Centre, Melbourne, 31 August 2015
  • Rising hate on the Internet is a real threat, Bnai Brith Raoul Wallenberg Unit, 5 August 2015
  • The re-emergence of old Antisemitism through new media, Limmud Oz, Sydney 8 June 2015
  • Take action on Antisemitism online, Limmud Oz, Sydney 7 June 2015
  • The Fight against Hate Reporting System, The Kantor Centre 12th biennial Seminar on antisemitism, Tel Aviv, 13 May 2014
  • Online Hate Prevention, IEEE Delhi Section Women in Engineering Computer Society Congress, India, 25 April 2105 (video conference delivery) [IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor Talk]
  • Online Hate and Social Media: an Ethical issue in Software Engineering, Faculty of IT & IEEE Computer Society & IEEE SSIT, Monash University, 25 February 2015
  • The re-emergence of old antisemitism through new media, Council of Christians and Jews, Melbourne, 1 February 2015
  • Danger of Big Data,  Tata Consultancy Services Hyderabad Office, Hyderabad, India, 23 December 2014 [IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor Talk]
  • Software Engineering for the Research Environment,  Tata Consultancy Services Hyderabad Office, Hyderabad, India, 23 December 2014 [IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor Talk]
  • Framing Wikipedia, National Institute of Technology Calicut, Calicut, India, 21 December 2014 [IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor Talk]
  • Software Engineering for Research Environment, National Institute of Technology Calicut, Calicut, India, 21 December 2014 [IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor Talk]
  • “Freedom with responsibility: the role free software can play in balancing competing fundamental rights like human dignity and freedom of speech”, Swatantra 2014 Conference, Trivandrum, India, 20 December 2014 [IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor Talk]
  • “Freedom with responsibility”, Tata Consultancy Services training centre, Trivandrum, India, 18 December 2014 [IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor Talk]
  • Cyber-Racism, Cyber-Terrorism and Social Media, Federal Institute of Science and Technology, Kochi, India, 18 December 2014 [IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor Talk]
  • Social Media and Cyber-Racism, Sri Aurobindo Institute of Technology, Indore, India, 16 December 2014 [IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor Talk]
  • ‘Big Data’, Computer Society Chapter, IEEE Bombay Section, Mumbai, India, 15 December 2014 [IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor Talk]
  • Cyber-Racism, Senior Management at Tata Consultancy Services, Nariman Point, Mumbai, India, 15 December 2014 [IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor Talk]
  • Cyber-Racism and Social Media for Computer Society Chapter of Thadomal Shahani Engineering College (TSEC), Mumbai, India, 15 December 2014 [IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor Talk]
  • Software Engineering for the Research Environment, Thadomal Shahani Engineering College (TSEC), Mumbai, India, 15 December 2014 [IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor Talk]
  • An Ethical Software Engineering Approach to Online Racism, Keynote to the All India Computer Society Student Congress, Pune, India 14 December 2014 [IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor Talk]
  • Online Racism and Social Media, keynote speech (valedictory session) for IEEE INDICON, Pune, India, 13 December 2014 [IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor Talk]
  • Online Hate Briefing, Victoria Police Multicultural Portfolio Reference Group, Melbourne, 24 Number 2014
  • How to stop online hate from going viral, Mount Scopus College, 2 December 2014
  • It Starts Online: The Rising Normalisation of Antisemitism, Beyond Tomorrow Conference, New Zealand, 27 October 2014
  • Introduction to OHPI, Jewish Community Council of Victoria, 6 October 2014
  • Fighting Online Hate, Youth Committee of the Federation of Ethnic Community Councils of Australia, 6 September 2014
  • Why Online Matters, It’s Happening Event, Melbourne, 1 September 2014
  • Cyber-Racism and Social Media, IEEE Computer Society & IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology, Melbourne University, 21 August 2014 [IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor Talk]
  • It Starts Online: The Rising Normalisation of Antisemitism, Jewish Museum of Australia, 18 August 2014
  • How to tackle antisemitism online, Advocacy Workshop, Melbourne, 3 August 2014
  • Social Media as a Tool for Hate, Department Communication and Media, La Trobe University, 2 August 2014
  • OHPI Research, Department Communication and Media, La Trobe University, 2 August 2014
  • Cyber-Racism and Social Media, IEEE Computer Society & IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology & University of NSW Law School, University of New South Wales, 31 July 2014 [IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor Talk]
  • Online Hate in Social Media, Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia, 30 June 2014
  • Fight Against Hate, B’nai B’rith, 16 June 2014
  • The problem with loving Nazis & hating Muslims, Limmud Oz, Melbourne, 9 June 2014
  • Horror Stories of Fighting Hate, Limmud Oz, Melbourne, 8 June 2014
  • Online Hate and Internet Law, Law Faculty, Monash University, 12 March 2014
  • Strategic Communication in Social Media, La Trobe University, 12 August 2013
  • Social Media as a Tool for Hate, La Trobe University, 12 August 2013
  • Framing Wikipedia, La Trobe University, 12 August 2013
  • Training for Students Against Antisemitism, National Union of Israeli Students, Tel Aviv University, Israel, 6 July 2013
  • Harm Prevention & OHPI, Jewish Muslim Christian Association, Melbourne, 22 June 2014
  • Online Hate Speech, 14 Plenary Assembly of the World Jewish Congress, Budapest, Hungary, 5 May 2013
  • The Problem with Big Data, IEEE Computer Society Victorian Chapter, Deakin University, 5 April 2013
  • Online Hate Prevention as a Form of Harm Mitigation, 11th International Seminar on Antisemitism and Xenophobia, Warsaw, Poland, 17 October 2012
  • Aboriginal Memes and Online Hate, Law Faculty, Monash University 14 September 2012
  • Aboriginal Memes and Online Hate, Owning Racism Symposium, Immigration Museum, Melbourne 23-24 August 2012
  • The Problem with Big Data, IEEE Computer Society Victorian Chapter, Swinburne University of Technology, 15 August 2012
  • Fight Against Hate, B’nai B’rith Melbourne, 11 July 2011
  • Fight Against Hate, B’nai B’rith Sydney, 10 July 2011
  • Fight Against Hate, Online Antisemitism Working Group, Global Forum to Combat Antisemitism, 3 July 2011
  • Meet Gilad, ROI Summit, 13 June 2011
  • Advanced Social Media Strategy, ACCESS 20/20 Weekend, American Jewish Committee, 30 April 2011
  • Software Engineering for the Research Environment, IEEE Computer Society Victorian Chapter, Melbourne University, 17 March 2011
  • Campaigning for Gilad Shalit and Combating Antisemitism, Australian Union of Jewish Students, 8 February 2011
  • Boycott-Divestment-Sanctions Campaign, Shalom College, November 22 2010
  • Online Antisemitism, Hillel staff training, Toronto, Canada, November 12 2010
  • Hate On The Internet, Afterschool Hebrew classes (Year 12s), Ottawa, Canada, November 10 2010
  • Hate On The Internet, Inter-parliamentary Coalition for Combating Antisemitism – Experts Forum, Ottawa, Canada, November 9 2010
  • Wikipedia, Does it work? Can it Work?, IEEE Society for the Social Implications of Technology Australian Chapter, 27 October 2010
  • Going Viral, CIE Social Media Workshop, Melbourne, October 7 2010
  • Video Activism, CIE Social Media Workshop, Sydney, October 6 2010
  • Boycotts, Divestments and Sanctions, BDS Working Group, Sydney, September 14 2010
  • Boycotts, Divestments and Sanctions, BDS Working Group, Melbourne, September 13 2010
  • Click Against Hate, Jewish Educators Conference, Melbourne, August 16 2010
  • Art, Satire and the Internet: Contemporary Responses to Current Events, ROI 5, Israel, July 7 2010
  • Getting your message across online, Limmued Oz, Melbourne, Australia, June 14 2010
  • An in depth look at online hate, Limmued Oz, Melbourne, Australia, June 13 2010
  • Responding to Antisemitism and Holocaust denial online, Limmued Oz, Melbourne, Australia, June 13 2010
  • Antisemitism 2.0, New Technology, Old dangers and Future challenges, Public lecture at the Jewish Community Center, Bucharest, Romania, April 28, 2010
  • Framing Wikipedia, Universitatea Politehnica, Bucharest, Romania, April 27 2010
  • Online Antisemitism: An International Perspective, Hearing into Online Antisemitism, Italian Parliament, Rome, Italy, 22 April 2010
  • Antisemitismo Online: Non Cadere Nella Rete, Palazzo Valentini, Provincia Di Roma, Rome, Italy, 21 April 2010
  • Antisemitism 2.0, Executive Conference, Australia Union of Jewish Students, NSW, 15 February 2010
  • Antisemitism 2.0, WUJS 3G – Unlocking our Future, Congress of the World Union of Jewish Students, Jerusalem, Israel, 29 December 2009
  • Online Antisemitism: Cyberspace and the Media, Global Forum to Combat Antisemitism, Jerusalem, Israel, 16 December 2009
  • Community Internet Engagement, Annual Conference of the Executive Council of Australian Jewery, Sydney, 30 November 2009
  • The Online War for Israel: The role of new media in supporting Israel, State Zionist Council of NSW, Sydney, 23 November 2009
  • Community Internet Engagement – from Antisemitism to Zionism, The Union of Progressive Judaism, Sydney, 22 November 2009
  • Antisemitism and Online Hate: How to address the risk to Israel and the Jewish People, Betar, Melbourne, Australia 11 November 2009
  • The Viral Spread of Hate: Facebook Holocaust Denial and the New Wave of Online Hate, Leo Baeck Centre, Melbourne, Australia, 18 October 2009
  • Online in 2009: Emerging threats and opportunities, Legacy Heritage Foundation, web conference (webinar), 23rd July 2009
  • Israelis in the Diaspora: Playing it safe online while making a difference, Hamerkaz HaIsraeli, Melbourne, Australia, 14th June 2009
  • Online Hate and Holocaust Denial: From Facebook to YouTube, North Eastern Jewish Centre, Melbourne, Australia, 7th June 2009
  • Antisemitism and Online Hate: How to address the risk to Israel and the Jewish People, Kehilat Nitzan, Melbourne, Australia, 3rd May 2009
  • The DurbanReview.org Project, Kehilat Nitzan, Melbourne, Australia, 3rd May 2009
  • Online engagement: The DurbanReview.Org project, the Australian Union of Jewish Students (Basic Training 2009), 12 February 2009
  • Antisemitism and Online Hate: How to address the risk to Israel and the Jewish People, Public Lecture for the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies, Eastern Suburbs Sydney, 6 November 2008
  • Internet Monitoring, the Community Security Group (NSW), 6 November 2008
  • The Jews of the Internet, Emanuel School (year 9 Jewish Studies), 6 November 2008
  • Naaseh venishma: making a difference online while learning, Emanuel School (year 12 and staff), 6 November 2008
  • The Tachlis: Online Community Engagement Strategies, Executive briefing for the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies, 6 November 2008
  • Antisemitism and Online Hate: How to address the risk to Israel and the Jewish People, Public Lecture for the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies, Northshore Sydney, 5 November 2008
  • Antisemitism 2.0 and Online Engagement: University Challenege, Masada College (year 11), 5 November 2008
  • Antisemitism 2.0 and Online Engagement: Jewish anti-Zionist sites, Kesser Torah College (years 10 and 11), 5 November 2008
  • Israeli Units of Democracy, State Zionist Council of NSW, 4 November 2008
  • Online Engagement, Zionist Federation of the United Kingdom and Ireland, 11th July 2008
  • Online Engagement, Israel Connect, 10th July 2008
  • Online Engagement, Young Jewish Diplomatic Leadership Seminar members, Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 9th July 2008
  • Effective Online Engagement (Workshop), ROI Summit, 17 June 2008
  • Zionism Online Advocacy and Antisemitism, Zionist Organization of America, 29 May 2008
  • The Battle of Ideas & Online Israel Activism, World Union of Jewish Students, 21 April 2008
  • Is there a problem officer? Lies, dangers and hate on the information superhighway, Prepared for Legacy Heritage, 2008
  • A Web 2.0 Story: Public Diplomacy & Hasbara, Narrative & Truth, StandWithUs, 14 April 2008
  • Knowledge & Truth in Web 2.0: Virtual reality by consensus, Post-Holocaust & Antisemitism Seminar series, JCPA, 10 April 2008
  • Online activism: A concrete approach to a virtual problem, Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs / Israeli Embassy in London, 30 March 2008
  • Online activism: why it is needed and what you can do, Legacy Heritage, 4 March 2008
  • Combating Antisemitism 2.0, Global Forum for Combating Antisemitism / MFA, 23 Feb 2008
  • Hasbara on the Internet: Theory, Practice and Strategy, Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs / Israeli Embassy in London, 31 Jan 2008
  • The Internet and Public Diplomacy, Bar-Ilan University, 27 November 2007
  • Internet advocacy, Union of Jewish Students of the United Kingdom and Ireland, 2006
  • Internet Advocacy, Winter Conference of the Australian Union of Jewish Students, 2005
  • The Jewish Community and the Internet (Panel speaker), Limmud Oz, Sydney 2005
  • Hate on the Internet, Limmud Oz, Sydney 2005