You can view most of my talks on SlideShare:


Cloud for Research and Innovation, UK/USA HPC workshop, University of Oxford, July 10th.

UK e-Infrastructure for Research, UK/USA HPC workshop, University of Oxford, July 9th.

Here Comes the iPad Generation, Future of Higher Education conference 2015, University of Salford, June 17th.

Frictionless Sharing - The new normal? at Science & Innovation 2015, London, June 10th.

Kit-Catalogue - Discovering the Value of Equipment Sharing, Universities UK 4th Annual Efficiency in HE Conference.

Preparing to Implement FELTAG, FE Sussex Technology in Learning in Sussex (TILIS) project workshop, Plumpton College, 11th Feb.

Commodity versus complexity - IT as Innovation in Technology, invited presentation at CIO briefing, Box headquarters, London, 4th Feb.

UK HPC Software Installed Base, at Innovate UK e-Infrastructure SIG, Jan 22nd, London.

The Network in 2030 (with Jisc's Jeremy Sharp) at UCISA Network Futures, Birmingham, 21st Jan.


Frictionless Supercomputing. Machine Evaluation Workshop / HPC in Industry, Coventry, 2nd-4th December 2014.

Towards a New Enlightenment - Openness and the Future of Technology in Science and Education. CSC Open Science and Research Forum, Helsinki, 25th November 2014.

Jisc Support for Asset Sharing, Kit-Catalogue National User Group, Loughborough University, 17th November.

The Future of 5G: Jisc's Vision, Digital Catapult Future of 5G Summit, London, 14th November.

Innovate UK conference, Old Billingsgate, London, 5th-6th November. [Jisc exhibited]

Cloud Computing guest lecture, Loughborough University Department of Computer Science, 8th October.

FELTAG to ETAG: Time for Some NEET Ideas, at ALT-C 2014, University of Warwick, 1st-3rd September.

Introducing the Jisc National HPC Agreement, at Innovate UK e-Infrastructure SIG, London, 7th August.

Effective Management of Research Data at Understanding ModernGov Implementing Open Access event, London, June 25th.

Panellist at GEUG14, Google Apps for Education European User Group conference, 23rd-24th June, University of York.
Future and Emerging Technologies, presentation to University of Derby Business and Support Services annual conference, 19th-20th May 2014.

UK National E-Infrastructure Survey, presentation at HPC-SIG, London, May 15th 2014.

Research Data Management: Gaps and Opportunities, presentation to the joint EPSRC / DCC workshop Assessing institutional awareness and readiness for compliance with the EPSRC Policy Framework, Glasgow, 8th May 2014.

High Performance Computing - The Future Is Here. Invited presentation to DARC, Derby, January 13th 2014.


Cloudy with a Chance of Rootkits - Assurance Requirements for e-Infrastructure Services. Cloud-SIG invited speaker, Crick Institute, London, 28th November 2013.

Big Data panel chair, IT Transformation Summit, British Museum, London, 26th November 2013.

RDM in UK HE Survey Results - Presentation to EPSRC, Swindon, 7th November 2013.

Making e-Infrastructure Accessible to Industry, RCUK e-Infrastructure Strategic Conference, London, 24th October 2013.

IT is Innovation in Technology, 17th CIMA-Loughborough Shared Services Forum, Balfour Beatty WorkSmart, Newcastle, 26th September 2013.

Making e-Infrastructure Accessible to Industry, UK e-Infrastructure Academic User Community Forum, University of Oxford, 11th September 2013.

TSB e-Infrastructure SIG.  Invited presentation at the Software Sustainability Institute's e-Infrastructure Trainers Workshop, Hartree Centre, 14th August 2013.

HPC Midlands Update for HPC-SIG.  Invited presentation at the UK High Performance Computing Special Interest Group, University of Bristol, 4th July 2013.

The Inside-Out University.  Plenary session at the Institutional Web Management Workshop (IWMW), University of Bath, 26th-28th June 2013.

How To Be a Hacker.  Invited presentation by Software Alliance Wales, University of Bangor, 31st May 2013.

BYOD: What The Future Holds.  Invited presentation at the UCISA Networking Group event BYOD: Responding to the Challenge, Birmingham, 7th May 2013.

Moonshot Case Study: HPC Midlands.  Invited presentation at Networkshop 41, University of Keele, 10th April 2013.

Engaging with HPC Midlands - Next Steps.  Presentation at the HPC Midlands launch event, Loughborough University, March 20th 2013.

MEGS-KT: Learning Analytics with Moodle.  Invited presentation at the JISC CETIS 2013 conference, Aston University, March 12th/13th 2013.

HPC Midlands: Supercomputing for Research and Industry.  Invited presentation at the Hartree Centre workshop "HPC as a Service for Industry", STFC Daresbury, January 30th 2013.

The Perfect Storm: Understanding the changing face of technology in higher education. Invited presentation at BETT Higher Education Learn Live, London, 1st February 2013.


COA101 - Introduction to Cloud Computing.  Computer Science guest lecture at Loughborough University, 10th December 2012.

Open Architectures: Solving More Interesting Problems.  Invited session at the JISC Innovating E-Learning Conference, November 2012.

COP449 - Introduction to Cloud Computing, Department of Computer Science guest lecture, Loughborough University, October 2012.

Making the Most of Google+. Using Social Media to Communicate. UCISA Support Services Group workshop, January 2012.


The Future is Here: It's Just Not Evenly Distributed. Talk for Loughborough University Computer Society, December 2011.

Eduserv Federated Access Management conference, November 2011 - Dark Clouds and Silver Linings

Cloud Computing 101. Computer Science guest lectures, October 2011

Bull HPC Round Table, London, September 2011

Google Apps for Education UK User Group (guug11), February 2011 - Organizer


UCISA CISG, November 2010 - Cloud Email Panel