Keynote speeches, talks and lectures include topics like critical making, grassroots movements, social innovation, social business models, openness and inclusion in tech and social entrepreneurship.


  • Universitas Gadjah Mada, Social Development Talks (February, Jogjakarta): Social Innovation, Social Entrepreneurship and Alternative Business Models
  • HONF x Institut Teknologi Telkom Purwokerto and Purwokerto Semendulur Community: Critical Making (March, Purwokerto)
  • FOSSASIA (March, Singapore): Sustainable Making Needs Critical Thinking
  • DAAD Science Lectures (April, Jakarta): Grassroots Innovation Movements


  • ORF Dhaka Global Dialogue (November, Dhaka)
  • ESSI 5th Global Research Conference: Social Innovation and Socio-Digital Transformation – Towards a Comprehensive Innovation Policy (October, Dortmund):
    Social Innovation in Critical Technical Practice
  • Cyfy Conference (October, Delhi):
    Inclusive Technologies and Democratising Innovation
  • CIHR Netzwerktreffen (October, Berlin):
    Open Source Software, Maker Communities and Governance
  • Ars Electronica Festival (September, Austria):
    Future Innovators Summit, Facilitator of Future Humanity Group
  • Dinacon (August, Panama):
    Not giving a talk, just learning, making and being inspired!
  • No School Nevers (July, Nevers, France):
    Not giving a talk, just learning, making and being inspired!
  • GATWU Jahrestagung (June, Hamburg, Germany):
    Souveränität, Entrepreneurship und Beteiligung durch Digitalisierung: Social Entrepreneurship und Digitalisierung
  • Communities and Technologies Conference (June, Vienna):
    Critical Making with and for Communities Workshop
  • German-American Conference at Harvard e.V. (May, Berlin):
    Chancen und Herausforderung für Impact-Driven Technologie Startups in Schwellenländern 
  • Prototype Fund (May, Berlin):
    Jury member for round 6 topic “Commit: System Erneuern”. Initiative by Open Knowledge Foundation Deutschland e. V. and Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF).
  • Autotopia (May, Leipzig):
    Interaktiver Workshop Kritische Maker-Kultur
  • HubIT Berlin Workshop at the Technical University (April, Berlin):
    The Origins of Critical Making and Two Examples




  • ITU Telecom World (November, remote):
    Jury Member for the ITU Telecom Innovation Awards
  • #neuLand(October, Berlin):
    Jury Member
  • QtCon (September, Berlin):
    Building a Sustainable, Impactful and Open Social Business
  • AngelHack (June, Berlin):
    Jury Member


  • Creative Economy Lecture Series, Eötvös Loránd University (November, Budapest):
    Why Become a Social Entrepreneur?
  • Youth and ICTs, ITU (June, Geneva, Switzerland):
    Inauguration of the New Patron, President Luis Guillermo Solís
  • Re:publica (May, Berlin, Germany):
    Fighting Chronic Disease with Digital Innovation
  • ITU Girls in ICT Day (April, Geneva, Switzerland):
    How Can STEM be Social?