This is a list of my invited talks, lectures and conference presentations.

2018

Mining online data for public health surveillance (February, 2018)
Guest Lecture, CS909 Data Mining, Department of Computer Science, University of Warwick
[ slides ] [ slideshare ]

2016

User-generated content mining: From collective disease rates to individual demographics (October, 2016)
Language Technology Lab Seminars, University of Cambridge
[ slides ] [ link ]

Mining socio-political and socio-economic signals from social media content (September, 2016)
Summer School on Big Data & Networks in Social Sciences, University of Warwick
[ slides ] [ slideshare ]

User-generated content: collective and personalised inference tasks (March, 2016)
Invited Talk, Department of Computer Science, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
[ slides ] [ slideshare ]

An introduction to digital health surveillance from online user-generated content (March, 2016)
Guest Lecture, Web Science course, Department of Computer Science, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
[ slides ] [ slideshare ]

Inferring the socioeconomic status of social media users based on behaviour and language (March, 2016)
ECIR 2016
[ poster ] [ poster on slideshare ] [ paper ]

2015

Assessing the impact of a health intervention via user-generated Internet content (September, 2015)
ECML PKDD 2015, Journal Track (Porto, Portugal)
[ slides ] [ slideshare ] [ paper ] [ ECML PKDD '15 ]

Extracting Interesting Concepts from Large-Scale Textual Data (July, 2015)
Invited Talk, New Frontiers of Automated Content Analysis in the Social Sciences (ACA), University of Zurich
[ slides ] [ slideshare ] [ abstract ] [ ACA's website ]

Mining the Social Web: A series of statistical NLP case studies (March, 2015)
WISC Seminar, Department of Computer Science, University of Warwick
[ slides (updated) ] [ slideshare ] [ link ]

Bilinear Text Regression and Applications (March, 2015)
Invited Lecture, CS909 Data Mining, Department of Computer Science, University of Warwick
[ slides ] [ slideshare ]

Learning about health and medicine from Internet data (February, 2015)
Tutorial at WSDM '15 (with Elad Yom-Tov and Ingemar Cox), Shanghai, China
[ slides ] [ slides reduced size ] [ paper ] [ link ]

2014

Mining the Social Web: A series of statistical NLP case studies (December, 2014)
NLIP Group Seminars, Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge
[ slides ] [ link ]

Extracting Socioeconomic Patterns from the News: Modelling Text and Outlet Importance Jointly (June, 2014)
ACL '14 Workshop on Language Technologies and Computational Social Science (LACSS)
[ poster ]

Bilinear Text Regression and Applications (May, 2014)
NLP Seminars, Cognitive and Language Processing Systems Group, University of Sussex
[ slides ] [ link ]

Predicting and Characterising User Impact on Twitter (April, 2014)
EACL '14
[ poster ] [ paper ]

2013

Exploiting human-generated inputs for influenza detection (November, 2013)
UCL, internal
[ available on request ]

A user-centric model of voting intention from Social Media (August, 2013)
ACL '13
[ scribd ] [ poster ] [ paper ]

Exploiting Human-Generated Text for Trend Mining (July, 2013)
UCL, internal
[ scribd ] [ slides ]

Can Social Media tell us something about our lives? (March, 2013)
Media Futures Research Group Seminars, UCL
[ scribd ] [ slides ]

2012

Detecting Events and Patterns in the Social Web with Statistical Learning (October, 2012)
NLP Seminars, University of Sheffield
[ slides+ ] [ thesis ]

Detecting Events and Patterns in the Social Web with Statistical Learning (October, 2012)
Royal Statistical Society, London
[ slides ]

2010

Flu Detector - Tracking Epidemics on Twitter (September, 2010)
ECML PKDD 2010
[ poster ] [ paper ]

Tracking the flu pandemic by monitoring the Social Web (June, 2010)
CIP '10
[ poster ] [ paper ]