Professional

Talks

Keynote Speaker

  • Data Analytics and Management in Data Intensive Domains conference (DAMDID), Ershovo, Moscow, Russia, October 2016
  • XXXII Congreso Internacional de la Sociedad Española del Procesamiento del Lenguaje Natural (SEPLN 2016), Salamanca, Spain, September 2016
  • Visual Text Analytics and Social Science, Imperial College, London and the London School of Economics, UK, March 2016
  • Ada Lovelace Day, Manchester, UK, October 2014.
  • COLING Workshop on Synchronic and Diachronic Approaches to Analyzing Technical Language (SADAATL 2014), Dublin, Ireland, August 2014.
  • Nineteenth International Conference on Application of Natural Language to Information Systems (NLDB 2014), Montpellier, France, June 2014
  • Pharma Documentation Ring special meeting, Bruges, Belgium, November 2013
  • Sixth INCF Neuroinformatics Congress, Stockholm, August 2013
  • Fourteenth Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics (CICLing 2013), Samos, Greece, March 2013.
  • Fourth International Joint Confererence on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management, Barcelona, Spain, October 2012
  • Second ACM SIGHIT International Health Informatics Symposium (IHI 2012), Miami, Florida, January 2012
  • Second International Workshop on Web Science and Information Exchange in the Medical Web (MedEX 2011), 20th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Glasgow, October 2011
  • EPIA2011 – 15th Portuguese Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Lisbon, October 2011
  • CERN Workshop on Innovations in Scholarly Communications (OAI5), Geneva, 2009
  • JISC Collections Meeting, London, November 2008
  • UK Knowledge Discovery in Databases 2008 Symposium, Bristol, April 2008
  • Australasian Language Technology Association, Melbourne, Australia, December 2007
  • Second International Symposium on Languages in Biology and Medicine. Singapore, December 2007
  • International Symposium, e-Biology Initiative: Towards New Frontiers of Biology, National Institute of Informatics and the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, March 2005
  • Text mining for Life Sciences, Fraunhofer Institute for Algorithms and Scientific Computing (SCAI), Sankt Augustin, Germany, October 2004
  • BioCreaTive, CNB/CSIC Madrid, International workshop on Critical Assessment of Information Extraction systems in Biology, Granada, Spain. Co-organised by the Protein Design Group (Spain) and the MITRE Corporation, March 2004

Invited Speaker in Academic Fora

  • Hellenic Bioinformatics conference (HBIO 2016), Thessaloniki, Greece, November 2016
  • Café Scientifique, Manchester, July 2016
  • Cutural and Social Analytics Workshop, Imperial College, London, UK, June 2015
  • University Centre for Computer Corpus Research on Language, Lancaster University, UK, June 2015
  • Department of Computer Science, University of Warwick, UK, March 2015
  • Institute of Historical Research, University of London, UK, March 2015
  • Text Mining: Tools and Opportunities, British Library, London, UK, November 2014
  • Conference of European Statistics Stakeholders, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy, November 2014
  • Applications of Bioinformatics in Molecular Biology Symposium, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece, November 2014
  • Third Annual Salford Research Day, Salford Royal Hospital, UK, September 2014
  • U.S. National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland, USA, July 2014
  • OpenAIRE-COAR conference, Athens, Greece, May 2014
  • Eleventh International Conference on Urban Health (ICUH 2014), Manchester, UK, March 2014
  • Machine Learning, Brain Banks and Health Symposium (MacBrain 2012), Nijmegen, Netherlands, September 2012
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Automation, Beijing, May 2012
  • JISC, Survive or Thrive Conference, June 2010
  • ALPSP, Text mining: unlocking the literature in STM publishing, London, May 2010
  • ATILA, annual research meeting of the CNTS (Antwerp), ILK (Tilburg), and LT3 (Ghent) research groups, Tilburg, November 2009
  • Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, February 2009
  • University of Edinburgh, School of Informatics seminars, November 2008
  • The ARC Network in Human Communication Language “Finding the Hidden Knowledge: Text mining for biology and medicine” 21-22 February 2008
  • University of Dallas, Language Technology seminars, Texas, November 2007
  •  EBI ‘Bridging Ontologies and Text Mining’ Workshop, September 2007
  • University of Nantes, Computer Science seminars, June 2007,
  • University of Aberystwyth, Computer Science, September 2007
  • University of Cambridge, Computer Science seminars, May 2007
  • Tokyo Forum on Advanced Natural Language Processing and Text Mining (T-Fant international workshop), University of Tokyo, March 2007
  • University of Nantes, Computer Science Department, 2006,
  • UKOLN, June 2006
  • ETH Zurich, June 2006
  • Japan Biological Information Research Centre (JBIRC), H-Invitational Disease Edition Jamboree, Tokyo, September 2004 and January 2005
  • Japan Science and Technology Agency, Tokyo, March 2004, Workshop Text Mining in Biology
  • International workshop on information extraction in Molecular Biology, 2001, Twente, Holland
  • DELOS, 3rd international workshop on cross-language information retrieval, Zurich, Switzerland, 1997

Invited Speaker in Industry

  • British Medical Journal, London, UK, March 2015
  • DuPont, Wilmington, Delaware, USA, January 2012
  • STM Innovations Seminar, London, December 2011
  • ICIC, International Conference on Trends for Scientific Information Professionals, Infonortics, October 2008, Nice, France
  • Informa, InfoTech for Pharma and Biotech, May 2008, Basel
  • IBM Academic Days, May 2008, Zurich, IBM
  • Global Innovation Outlook, April 2007, London IBM
  • European Text Analytics Conference, Amsterdam, April 2007,
  • Pfizer, January 2007
  • Astra Zeneca, October 2006
  • Unilever Data Sciences workshop, October 2006
  • Rank Xerox, invited speaker 2006 and invited researcher 2007
  • InfoTech workshop, Cambridge, March 2006
  • Text Mining for Life Sciences, IBM, London, April 2005.
  • JSPS-Hitachi, International workshop on new challenges in Natural Language Processing and its applications, 1997, Nara, Japan.
  • ATR Interpreting Telecommunications Research Laboratories, International Workshop on Speech Translation, 1993, Kyoto, Japan.