Mitra Ardron's public speaking
Mitra is a confident public speaker, and has presented papers, or sat on panels at many conferences, with audiences as large as 2000.
Some of the presentations - and in some cases the presentation materials - are listed below:
- Mini Bar Camp, Bangalore India July 2010: Natural Innovation - some technologies we are working on Handouts
- Deshpande Foundation, Hubli India July 2010: Talk to Deshpande Fellows on Social Entrepreneurship - focus on scaling, and breaking rules. Part 1: Natural Innovation (handouts) Part 2: Social Entrepreneurship (slides)
- Hub San Francisco June 2010: Speaker in debate on urban agriculture, how and whether it makes sense
- Greener Minds, San Francisco June 2010: Co-led panel on developing technologies and products in emerging markets
- Future of Money, San Francisco, April 2010: Speaker on the bridging the finance gap for developing country technologies
- Hub Berkeley Feb 2010: Speaker on panel on developing country technologies
- Greenfest Brisbane June 2009: Turning your green idea into a sustainable success Powerpoint
- Pitchclub Brisbane April 2009: (competitive pitching for Zeo - winner)
- Screenworks: Web Futures Seminar - December 2004: New Directions - blogs, rss and social networks, Powerpoint
- ACE (Adult Community Education) IT Trainers intensive, September 2004: IT training requirements in today's world Powerpoint; PDF of Slides; Links
- ACE (Adult Community Education) IT Trainers day, July 2004: IT training requirements in today's world Powerpoint; RTF
- Information Technologies in Rural Areas, December 2003: Byron Knowledge Management Project (published paper)
- Adult Learning Australia, November 2003: Byron Knowledge Management Project (peer reviewed paper)
- Adult Community Education NSW, August 2003: Byron Knowledge Management Project (handout)
- CCNR June 2002: Open Source Content Management Systems for Community Networks.
- Frontiers in Distributed Information Systems (FDIS) June 99: Community Software - history, current state and challenges (cache)
- Avatars Oct 97 : Several panels on Living Worlds and other topics
- Australian Internet World Aug 97: Tutorial on Living Worlds
- Frontiers in Distributed Information Systems June 97: Multi User Interaction in VRML 2.0
- Siggraph Aug 97: Presented the case for VRML in debate with Java3D, SGI, Microsoft before an audience of about 2000
- VRML Feb 97: Panels chair for the conference & Chaired panel on Living Worlds
- Toronto Internet World Jan 97: Panelist on multi-user VRML.
- World Makers Jan 97: Panelist on "Tour of Babel - language divergence"; Big Persistent Worlds; Multi-user
- Earth To Avatars Oct 96: Avatar Standards Track panelist, presenting Living Worlds
- SigGraph Aug 96: BOF Panelist on VRML binary format, and future of VRML and multi-user
- Web Interactive July 96: Tutorial on VRML2.0 and several panels including Authoring
- ISOC - INET 96: VRML2.0/Moving Worlds: Adding Behaviors and Multiuser to VRML
- Virtual Humans June 96: Avatars on the Net
- Uniforum 96: VRML2.0, and multiuser 3D Worlds.
- VRML 95: Moving Worlds - adding behaviors to VRML
- San Diego Behaviors Symposium 95: Presented papers on adding behaviors to VRML, and led sub-group on merging different event driven proposals
- Verge meeting 95: Presented Worlds Chat
- VR World 95: Presented Worlds Inc multi user worlds
- WWW2 94 - Chicago: Presented URL's, URN's, URC's and resolution mechanisms
- Gopher 94: Presented AOL Gateway, led session on Quality control
- Gopher 93: Presented problems with Gopher+, and led session on moving to Mime types
- International Communications Association, New Orleans 88: Why the Association for Progressive Communications is different.
Recent articles from Mitra's blog