(Listings below incomplete; Under Construction)


UOA - University of Athens, Jun 2015

AURAK - American University of Ras Al Khaimah, Mar 2015

WGS2015 - Participant at World Government Summit "Shaping Future Governments", Dubai, UAE - Feb. 2015


Theocharakis Foundation & Embassy of Japan - Invited Lecture on "From Ancient Automata to Modern Robot: Hellas - Japan - Humanity", Athens, Greece - November 2014

RTEX2014 - Keynote for the Robotics Technology Exhibition, Dubai, UAE - Sep. 2014

iCreate2014 - Keynote for International Conference on Robotics & Emerging Allied Technologies in Engineering, Islamabad, Pakistan - Apr. 2014


JUST - Jordan University of Science and Technology, Invited talk at JEWEL, Irbid, Jordan - October 2013

The Land Beyond, Seminar on Migration, Invited talk on Hellenism in the East, Zagorochoria, Greece - August 2013

Horasis2013 - Panelist on "Supporting Innovation" in the Global Meeting of the Horasis Think Tank, Limassol, Cyprus - April 2013

HorasisAM2013 - Panelist on "Fragile Recovery, Fear, and Confrontations" in the Global Annual Meeting of the Horasis Think Tank, Zurich, Switzerland - January 2013


NYUAD - Talk in Workshop "Robotics, Intelligent Systems, and AI in the GCC and Beyond" - June 2012

ICRA2012 - Keynote, Robotics & Performing Arts Workshop, IEEE ICRA Conference, St. Paul, USA - May 2012

INCONET GCC - EU Science and Technology International Cooperation Network - Invited Talk, Dubai, UAE - May 2012

BITS Dubai - Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Dubai Campus, UAE - Apr. 2012


Bielefeld University - Invited Lecture, Bielefeld, Germany - May 2011

Astronomical Society of Corfu - Invited Lecture, Corfu, Greece - April 2011

CulturePolis - Keynote on the Convolution of Hellenism and the East, Arab World Festival, Corfu, Greece - April 2011

CORALLIA Cluster - Keynote for IEEE Greece Section Annual Meeting, Athens, Greece - Apr. 2011

BITS Pilani - Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Main Pilani Campus, India - Mar. 2011

NIMBUS2011 - Keynote for National Institute of Technology Hamirpur TechFest, Hamirpur, India - Mar. 2011


Athens Digital Week - Invited Lecture, Technopolis, Athens, Greece - Oct. 2010

WROAthens2010 - Keynote Lecture, World Robotics Olympiad Local Competition, Athens, Greece - Jun. 2010

TechKriti2010 - Keynote for Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur Techfest, Kanpur, India - Feb. 2010

(Listings below incomplete; Under Construction)


KUSTAR - Khalifa University of Science and Technology, Dec 2009

CMU - Carnegie Mellon University Qatar, Oct 2009

HAISS – Hellenic Artificial Intelligence Summer School, Aug 2009

SEERC – South-East European Research Center, May 2009

ACT – American College of Thessaloniki, May 2009

NTUA - National Technical University of Athens, May 2009


NYU, New York University Abu Dhabi, Dec 2008


IEEE Innovations'07 - Invited Talk, Dubai, UAE, Nov 2007

Cyprus National University, May 2007

McMaster University, May 2007

UToronto – University of Toronto, May 2007

UGuelph – Univesity of Guelph, May 2007

UIUC – University of Illinois Urbana – Champaign, Apr. 2007

ND – Notre Dame University – Apr. 2007

WPI – Worcester Polytechnic Institute – Mar. 2007


Waseda University, Japan – Oct. 2006

Osaka University, Japan – Oct. 2006

ITRI – Industrial Technology Research Institute, Taiwan – Oct. 2006

National Technical University of Taiwan – Oct. 2006

Beijing Academy of Sciences, Control & Automation Lab – Oct. 2006

Tehran University – Aug. 2006


AUD – American University of Dubai – Nov. 2005

AUS – American University of Sharjah – Nov. 2005

AUEB - Athens University of Economics and Business – 2005


GETEX 2008 Gulf Education and Training Exhibition, Dubai: IRML Robots Demonstratations

UAEU 2009 Student Recruitment Event in Abu Dhabi and Dubai: IRML Robots Demonstrations

IDEX 2009 International Defense Exhibition, Abu Dhabi: IRML RoboGuard and other robot Demonstrations, Numerous top worldwide military commanders sign in

Researcher’s Night, Research Promotion Institute, Government of Cyprus First public participation demo of Brain-Computer-Interfacing driving a remote humanoid’s movements (Ibn Sina, in IRML lab in UAE)

GITEX 2009 Gulf Information Technology Exhibition, Dubai: IbnSina robot demonstrations, with Acapela Tech

IHEE 2010 International Higher Education Exhibition, Riyadh: IbnSina robot demonstrations, IRML Booth 

>100 demos of IRML lab and robots between 2008-09 to VIP guests: ministers (education of Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Brunei etc.), ambassadors (Canada etc.), research lab and research agency directors (including NSF etc.), university presidents and deans (Berkeley, KTH etc.).  

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