Saul Greenberg

External Presentations

This is a partial list. Presentations associated with conference publications are not listed, and some presentations are not noted. While I receive many invitations to present, I accept only a small subset of these due to schedule constraints.


Plenary / Keynote talks

  • The 6th Indian Conference on Human Computer Interaction - IndiaHCI 2014, Proxemic Interactions, December, 2014
  • Dagstuhl Seminar on Proxemics in Human Computer Interaction, Theory and Practice of Proxemics Interaction, November 2014
  • The International Symposium on Pervasive Displays - ACM PerDisp, Mountain View, California, Proxemic Interactions: Displays and Devices that Respond to Social Distance, June, 2013
  • IFIP Conference on Human Computer Interaction (Interact'11), Lisbon, Portugal, The New Ubicomp, September 2011
  • Latin-American Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (CLIHC'09) and LA-Web Joint Latin American Conf. On HCI and Latin Web Congress CPS, Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico, Promoting Creative Design Through Toolkits, November 2009.
  • HCI Educators Conference, Portugal, The Role of Toolkits in Educational Creativity, March 2007
  • Congreso Internacional de Interacción Persona-Ordenador (Interacción 2006), Spain, Creativity Through Toolkits, November 2006
  • ACM Symposium on User Interface Software Technology (UIST'04), Physical User Interfaces (Survey), 2004
  • Australasian User Interface Conference (AUIC), 2004
  • CRIWG Conference on Groupware, 2003
  • Graphics Interface (GI'02), May, 2002
  • Engineering for Human-Computer Interaction (EHCI'01), May 2001
  • MICON Conference (Mitel), August 2001
  • Microsoft Research Summit, 2001
  • Groups collaborating on computers: Perspectives from Social Psychology and Computer Science (Switzerland), 2000
  • Australian Conference on Human Computer Interaction (OZCHI), 1996, 1999
  • NEC Symposium on Human-Centric Multimedia, August 1998
  • Brazilian Symposium on Computers in Education, 1997

University - Distinguished Lecture Series and Seminars

  • Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST): Department of Industrial Design, Proxemic Interactions, November, 2014
  • Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST): Department of Computer Science, Proxemic Interactions, November, 2014
  • University of Sydney, Department Seminar, School of Information Technology, The New Ubicomp, April, 2013
  • University of British Columbia, Department Seminar, Department of Computer Science, The New Ubicomp, June, 2012
  • University of Saskatchewan, Department Seminar, Department of Computer Science, The New Ubicomp, February 2012
  • University of Oregon, Department Seminar, Department of Computer Science, October 2011
  • University of Toronto, Distinguished Lecture Series, Department of Computer Science, The New Ubicomp, September 2011
  • University of Waterloo, Distinguished Lecture Series, Department of Computer Science, The New Ubicomp, September 2011
  • Queens University, Distinguished Lecture Series, Department of Computer Science, Proxemic Interactions, January 2010
  • Simon Fraser University, Faculty of Interactive Arts and Technology,Proxemic Interactions, November 2010
  • Stanford University, Symbolic Systems Forum, Palo Alto, California, USA, Proxemic Interactions, October 2010
  • University of Toronto, Knowledge Media Design Institute & Dynamic Graphics Laboratory, Proxemic Interactions, August 2010
  • MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Computer Science and AI Laboratory, Creativity Through Toolkits, December 2008
  • University of Washington, Distinguished Lecture Series, Creativity Through Toolkits, 2007
  • University of Avairo, Portugal, Department Seminar, Creativity Through Toolkits, 2007
  • University of Lisbon, Portugal, Department Seminar, Creativity Through Toolkits, 2007
  • University of British Columbia, Distinguished Lecture Series in Computer Science, 2003
  • University du Paris-Sud, France, 2003
  • University of Michigan, School of Information, February, 1999.
  • University of Calgary, Department of Psychology (Brown Bag Seminar), Spring 1998.
  • University of York, Department of Computer Science, Spring 1996
  • University of Calgary, President's 1996 Celebration of Excellence, 1996
  • University of Waikato (NZ), Department of Computer Science, Winter, January and June 1995.
  • University of Canterbury (NZ), Department of Computer Science, March and June 1995.
  • University of Otago (NZ), Department of Computer Science, May 1995.
  • Massey University (NZ) , Department of Computer Science, April 1995
  • Lincoln University (NZ) , Department of Computer Science, April 1995
  • University of British Columbia, Faculty of Commerce, Summer, 1994.
  • Simon Fraser University, Department of Computer Science, Summer, 1994
  • Brigham Young University, Utah, Spring, 1994.
  • University of Guelph, Department of Computer Science, Summer 1994 and Winter 1990.
  • York University (UK), Fall 1991.
  • University of Toronto, Dynamics Graphics Group, Winter 1990.

Panels, Workshops, Demonstrations and other Academic Events

Excludes conference paper presentations

  • AITF 2010 Research and Commercialization Summit, Banff Centre, Selected Projects in Interaction Design, August 2010
  • Microsoft Research Faculty Summit 2010, Redmond, Washington, USA, “Proxemic Interactions”, July 2010
  • CLIHC & LA-Web Joint Latin American Conf. On HCI and Latin Web Congress panel on Social & Cultural Issues in Web and HCI, November 2009
  • ACM UIST Panel on Evaluating User Interface Systems Research, ACM UIST Conference, November 2007
  • iCORE Summit, Banff Centre, Alberta, with S. Greenberg, Interaction and Visualization @ iLab, August 2007
  • Microsoft Research, Winter 2002
  • Microsoft Research Summit, August 2001
  • Microsoft Research Seminar Series, 2001
  • ACM CAPCHI Special Interest Group (Ottawa), 2001
  • Microsoft Research, March, 1999
  • Introduction to Douglas Engelbart's ACM Turing Award Presentation, ACM CSCW Conference, November, 1998
  • Workshop on Handheld CSCW, November, 1998
  • Banff New Media Institute - many times e.g.:
    • Intimate Technologies / Dangerous Zones, April 2002
    • Banff Human Generosity Project, 2001
    • Living Architectures: Designing for Immersion and Interaction, 2000
    • Curating and Conserving New Media at the Symposium, May 1998
    • Out of the Box Symposium, September, 1998 (Invited Speaker)
  • ACM CHI'97 Workshop on Awareness in Collaborative Systems, Spring, 1997
  • CSCL Panel on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Learning, Indiana, Fall 1995.
  • Formal Demonstrations at CSCW 1994 and CSCW 1992.
  • CSCW Workshop on Group Drawing and Writing Tools, Toronto, Fall 1992.
  • CHI Workshop on HCI and Users with Special Needs, New Orleans 1991.
  • ECSCW Implementor's Workshop on CSCW Applications, Amsterdam, 1991.

Industrial Seminars / Professional Groups

  • Smart Technologies (various over the years)
  • Cadius – Professional Group on Human Computer Interaction (Madrid, Spain), 2006
  • Metso Automation
  • Smart Developers Conference, February 2002
  • Chevron Laboratories, La Habra, USA, August 1998
  • Intel Research Workshop, Intel Corporation, Portland USA, February, 1997
  • NorTel (Northern Telecom), Ottawa, February, 1997
  • Intel Architecture Group, Intel Corporation, Portland USA, Spring, 1996
  • NorTel (Northern Telecom), Ottawa, Spring, 1996
  • Smart Technologies, Calgary, 1998 and 1996
  • Intel Architecture Group, Intel Corporation, Summer, 1994
  • Palliser District Convention, Alberta Teacher's Association, 1992. ~300 people
  • Convention '91: Calgary City Teachers Convention, Calgary, Winter 1991.
  • CASS/Alberta Education Zone 5 Summer Workshop '91, Fairmont, BC. 1991.
  • Alberta Telecommunications Research Centre, Fall 1990.
  • Alberta Research Council, 1988 and 1989

Community Presentations

  • Radio interview for CBC national program SPARK (various times)
  • Radio interview for CBC provincial program The Eye Opener (various times)
  • Shad Valley Summer Computer Program, 1991, 1992, 1998.

Last updated September, 2015 by Saul Greenberg