Keynote Talks

  • Membership and Property Inference Attacks against Machine Learning Models
    IEEE CVPR Workshop on Bright and Dark Sides of Computer Vision: Challenges and Opportunities for Privacy and Security (CV-COPS 2019)
    Long Beach, CA, June 2019
  • Genomic Privacy: Are we heading in the right direction?
    IEEE S&P International Workshop on Privacy Engineering (IWPE’18)
    London, UK, April 2018
  • From Private Statistics to Privacy in Mobility Analytics
    Royal Statistical Society meeting on Privacy and Security in Statistics
    London, UK, May 2017
  • The Genomics Revolution: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly – A Privacy Researcher’s Perspective
    Privacy-aware Computational Genomics (PRIVAGEN 2015)
    Tokyo, Japan, September 2015
  • The Genomics Revolution: Innovation Dream or Privacy Nightmare?
    HotSpot and TPDP ETAPS 2015 Joint Keynote
    London, UK, April 2015
  • Whole Genome Sequencing: Innovation Dream or Privacy Nightmare?
    2nd Translational Medicine Meeting, Biomedical Neuroscience Institute
    University of Chile, Santiago, Chile, November 2013

Invited Talks

  • Understanding Information Weaponization via Data-driven Analysis
    Hate and harassment: can technology solve online abuse?
    Alan Turing Institute, London, UK, November 2019
  • Understanding Information Weaponization via Data-driven Analysis
    Twitter, London, UK, November 2019
  • Understanding Information Weaponization via Data-driven Analysis
    Global Forum for Humanity (GFAIH), Paris, France, October 2019
  • Exploiting Unintended Feature Leakage in Collaborative Learning
    Workshop on Federated Learning and Analytics
    Google Seattle, WA, June 2019
  • Privacy and Machine Learning – It’s Complicated (Distinguished Lecture)
    Imperial College, London, UK, June 2019
  • Privacy and Machine Learning – It’s Complicated
    CIFAR-UKRI-CNRS AI & society: From principles to practice
    Alan Turing Institute, London, UK, June 2019
  • 3 Years of iDrama: Data-Driven Studies of Fringe Communities on the Web
    Cardiff University, Wales, UK, March 2019
  • Studying Jerks on the Internet: Data-Driven Measurements of Bullying, Hate, & Misinformation
    Media in the post-truth age: Fake news and political trolling
    Alan Turing Institute, London, UK, January 2019
  • Privacy-Preserving Information Sharing: Foundations, Tools, Applications
    ECRYPT-NET School on Integrating Advanced Cryptography with Applications
    Kos, Greece, September 2018
  • Privacy-Preserving Information Sharing: Foundations, Tools, Applications / Studying Jerks on the Internet
    Summer School on Real-World Crypto – Privacy
    Sibenik, Croatia, June 2018
  • Cryptographic Protocols for Privacy-Preserving Genomic Testing
    Workshop on Secure, Privacy-Conscious Data Sharing
    EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland, February 2018
  • Private Statistics and Their Applications to Distributed Learning: Tools and Challenges
    Computer Lab Departmental Seminar
    University of Cambridge, UK, February 2018
  • The Genomics Revolution: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly (The Privacy Edition)
    CISPA, Saarland University, Saarbruecken, Germany, September 2017
  • Building and Measuring Privacy-Preserving Mobility Analytics
    2nd Workshop on Personal Data Systems
    Sommaroy/Tromso, Norway, August 2017
  • The Genomics Revolution: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly – A Privacy Researcher’s Perspective
    Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK, June 2017
  • From Private Statistics to Privacy in Mobility Analytics
    ETH Zurich, Switzerland, April 2017
  • Kek, Cucks, and God Emperor Trump: A Measurement Study of 4chan’s Politically Incorrect Forum and Its Effects on the Web
    Computational Social Science Initiative
    London, March 2017
  • MaMaDroid: Detecting Android Malware by Building Markov Chains of Behavioral Models
    Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, January 2017
  • Privacy-preserving Information Sharing: Tools and Applications
    16th International School on Foundations of Security Analysis and Design (FOSAD 2016)
    Bertinoro, Italy, August/September 2016
  • The Genomics Revolution: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly – A Privacy Researcher’s Perspective
    Microsoft Faculty Summit 2016
    Bellevue, USA, July 2016
  • Understanding, Characterizing, and Detecting Facebook Like Farms
    Microsoft Research, Redmond, USA, July 2016
  • Understanding, Characterizing, and Detecting Facebook Like Farms
    Computer Lab, University of Cambridge, UK, March 2016
  • The Genomics Revolution: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly – A Privacy Researcher’s Perspective
    NDSS Workshop on Understanding and Enhancing Online Privacy (UEOP 2016)
    San Diego, February 2016
  • The Genomics Revolution: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly – A Privacy Researcher’s Perspective
    Warwick University Seminar, February 2016
  • Privacy-preserving Information Sharing: Tools and Applications
    1st 3TU Cyber Security Workshop at The Hague Delta Security Cafe
    The Hague, Netherlands, November 2015
  • Genomic Privacy II, Dagstuhl Seminar
    Dagstuhl, Germany, October 2015
  • Controlled Data Sharing for Collaborative Predictive Blacklisting
    Microsoft Research Cambridge, August 2015
  • What’s wrong with the Interwebs? Measuring Web Censorship and Fraud in Online Social Networks: Two Case Studies
    KU Leuven, Belgium, April 2015
  • Privacy of the Genome: Challenges beyond traditional medical records
    Computers, Privacy and Data Protection Conference (CPDP 2015), invited panelist
    Brussels, January 2015
  • Studying and Protecting Internet Privacy: The Case of Internet Filtering and User Profiling
    New York Institute of Technology, August 2014
  • Whole Genome Sequencing: Innovation Dream or Privacy Nightmare
    Oxford University, July 2014
  • Whole Genome Sequencing: Innovation Dream or Privacy Nightmare
    CITI Lab, Lyon, France, May 2014
  • Protecting Genomic Data Privacy while Accelerating Scientific Progress
    Long Island, New York. December 2013
  • Genomic Privacy, Dagstuhl Seminar
    Dagstuhl, Germany, October 2013
  • Whole Genome Sequencing: Innovation Dream or Privacy Nightmare?
    EPFL Summer Research Institute (SuRI), Lausanne, Switzerland, June 2013
  • Privacy and Participatory Sensing
    UC Berkeley, NCD Seminar, April 2013
  • Whole Genome Sequencing: Innovation Dream or Privacy Nightmare?
    Purdue University, CERIAS Seminar, March 2013
  • Sharing Sensitive Information with Privacy: From Theory to Practice (And Applications)
    University of Salerno, Italy, December 2012
  • Efficient and Secure Testing of Fully-Sequenced Human Genomes
    EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland, December 2012
  • Sharing Sensitive Information with Privacy: From Theory to Practice (And Applications)
    Colloquium Talk, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, November 2012
  • Privacy-Oriented Cryptography, Dagstuhl Seminar, Germany, September 2012
  • Privacy Tools: Why privacy-oriented crypto is not used in practice? (Panelist)
    Dagstuhl, Germany, September 2012 [Slides]
  • Countering GATTACA: Efficient and Secure Testing of Fully-Sequenced Human Genomes
    ECRYPT Provable Privacy Workshop, Vigo, Spain, July 2012
  • Web Privacy Measurement Conference (Invited Panelist)
    Berkeley Center for Law & Technology, Berkeley, CA, May 2012
  • Hummingbird: #Privacy at the Time of Twitter
    UC Berkeley, March 2012
  • Sharing Sensitive Information with Privacy
    Aarhus University, Denmark, June 2011
  • Sharing Sensitive Information with Privacy
    Microsoft Research, Redmond, WA, March 2011
  • Sharing Sensitive Information with Privacy
    Singapore Management University, Singapore, December 2010
  • Sharing Sensitive Information with Privacy
    UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, November 2010
  • Sharing Sensitive Information with Privacy
    Nokia Research Center, Palo Alto, CA, November 2010
  • Sharing Sensitive Information with Privacy
    EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland, October 2010
  • Reclaiming Privacy for Smartphone Applications
    INRIA Rhone Alpes, France, October 2010
  • Sharing Sensitive Information with Privacy
    ETH Zurich, Switzerland, September 2010
  • Protecting Privacy in Wireless Sensor Networks
    EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland, December 2009
  • Privacy-Preserving Policy-based Information Transfer
    KU Leuven, Belgium, October 2009