Category: talks


Presentation at the U.N. in Geneva

In May 2019 David presented to the United Nations Commission for Science, Technology and Development at the U.N. Building in Geneva, Switzerland. At the International Federation for Information Processing’s (IFIP) World Computer Congress (WCC)...


Southern Theories in ICT4D

In May 2019, David presented a paper at the IFIP 15th International Conference on Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries, 1 – 3 May 2019, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, entitled Southern Theories in...


Against Nature – an introduction

The day before acting as External Examiner at Uppsala University, David presented an introduction to his book, Against Nature, to a roomful of interested researchers and scholars. The slides are below. Against Nature: The Metaphysics...


Infomateriality at ICIS San Francisco

This presentation coincided with the submission of the manuscript of the British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship Colloquium book to Routledge, and almost brings the Understanding Digital Events project to a close.  The contract with Routledge for...


Keynote Speaker in Sri Lanka

In September 2017 David was one of the invited Keynote Speakers at NITC / SEARCC CONFERENCE 2017 Colombo, Sri Lanka, speaking on Digital Inclusion.   I am a person from David Kreps  


I am a Person

David presented at ETHICOMP 2017, in Turin, Italy, in June 2017. Abstract: This paper presents a conception of personhood as both physical and social, and both as radically contingent upon their respective physical and social...

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Reassessing the Nature of IS

David presented at the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) ‘Digital Innovation at the Crossroads’ Dublin 11-14 December 2016, in the Methodological and Philosophical Foundations of IS Track. David was one of nine nominees...


Matter and Memory and Deep Learning

David presented a paper at the ‘Diagnoses of Matter and Memory: Bergson and the Problems of Brain, Time and Memory’ 8th International Colloquium of Project Bergson in Japan, in Tokyo and Osaka, Japan, 10th-13th...