Speaking

DemeaUp and coming

  • Various panels, International Communication Association annual meeting (virtual: May 27-31, 2021)

Past

Panelist, “Alternative Data Governance // Alternative Data Economies,” Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making and Society, University of Melbourne (virtual: May 6, 2021)

Panelist, “No Boss: Bay Area Worker-Owned Businesses in the Pandemic and In the Future,” City College of San Francisco (virtual: April 20, 2021)

Panelist, “Building, Growing and Sustaining Community,” Creator x Crypto Summit, Seed Club (virtual: April 2, 2021)

“Governable Spaces: A Feminist Architecture for Platform Policy,” Platform Governance Research Network (virtual: March 24, 2021)

Panelist, “Underrepresented Founders are Merely Collateral Damage,” Zebras Unite (virtual: March 22, 2021)

Panelist, “Employee Ownership in Tech: New Ways to Compensate Your Team,” Colorado Small Business Development Center (virtual: March 3, 2021)

“Exit to Your Community,” ETHDenver (virtual: February 11, 2021)

“Stakeholder Ownership for Sustainable News,” News Co-op Study Group (virtual: January 22, 2021)

“A Shared Strategy for Shared Ownership,” Global Innovation Coop Summit (virtual: November 30, 2020)

“A Shared Strategy for Shared Ownership: Covid, Care, and Reparations,” Canadian Worker Co-operative Federation meeting keynote (virtual: July 28, 2020)

Panelist, “Going Coop: A Platform Model for Workers in the South,” RightsCon (virtual: July 28, 2020)

“Build your GOVERNANCE.md file with CommunityRule!” Hackers on Planet Earth conference (virtual: July 29, 2020)

Panelist, “The Future of the Corporation” and “Governance Layers,” RadicalxChange Annual Conference (virtual: June 18, 2020)

Panelist, “The Promise and Perils of Platforms,” Media Democracy Festival (virtual: June 17, 2020)

Panelist, “The Co-operative Model: An Employability Solution for Young People in Times of Crisis and Beyond,” Association of Cooperative Educators (virtual: June 16, 2020)

Presentation on CommunityRule, IEEE Blockchain Governance Working Group (virtual: May 8, 2020)

“Startups Need a New Option: Exit to Community,” Sustain Web3 (Denver, CO: February 13, 2020)

Panelist, “Platform Co-operativism in the Age of Industrial Revolution 4.0,” Social Enterprise Summit (Hong Kong: November 22, 2019)

“The Capital Conundrum Is Real” and “The Morning After the Silicon Valley Bust,” Who Owns the World? The State of Platform Cooperativism, The New School (New York, NY: November 8–9, 2019)

“Economic Democracy and the Online Economy,” KES (São Paulo, Brazil: October 17, 2019)

“What to Do Once You Admit That Decentralizing Everything Never Seems to Work,” Web3 Summit (Berlin, Germany: August 21, 2019)

“How Companies of the Future Might Exit to User Ownership,” Longmont Startup Week keynote (Longmont, CO: June 24, 2019)

“Is Technology Made for Everyone?” The Future of Trust: How Technology Will Make It or Break It for Your Credit Union research event, Filene Research Institute (Seattle, WA: May 29, 2019)

Opening remarks, “Power in Purpose: Cooperative Policy Roundtable,” CoBank (Denver, CO: May 1, 2019)

“The Hidden Consensus of Cooperative Business,” keynote at the California Cooperative Conference (Sacramento, CA: April 29, 2019)

Panelist, “Building the RadicalxChange Movement” and “Building Obligations to Each Other as a Way of Building Collective Action,” RadicalxChange (Detroit, MI: March 22–24, 2019)

“Stakeholder Ownership for Sustainable News,” Goldsmiths, University of London (London, UK: March 14, 2019) [canceled due to weather]

Panelist, “The Future of Work and Organizing Systems,” ETHDenver (Denver, CO: February 16, 2019)

“From the Denver Post to Twitter: Can New Ownership Models Help Public Media Survive?” Boulder Rotary Club (Boulder, CO: December 7, 2018)

“An Internet of Ownership: Democratic Design for the Online Economy,” MacPherson lecture, Centre for the Study of Co-operatives, University of Saskatchewan (Saskatoon, Canada: November 9, 2018)

“The View from the U.S.” plenary and “The Transformative Power of Narrative,” Open 2018: Platform Cooperatives conference (London, UK: July 26, 2018)

Panelist, “Unboxing the Sharing Economy,” King’s College (London, UK: July 25, 2018)

Panel organizer, moderator, and participant, “Platform Co-ops: Competitive Edge, Social Purpose,” South by Southwest (Austin, TX: March 10, 2018)

“The Revolutionary Power of Cooperatives,” Harvard Law Forum, Harvard Law School (Cambridge, MA: March 6, 2018)

“#BuyTwitter?” Utah State University (Logan, UT: February 23, 2018)

Panelist, “Building the Next System,” ETHDenver hackathon (Denver, CO: February 17, 2018)

Panelist, “Net Neutrality Digital Roundtable,” Office of Congressman Jared Polis (December 12, 2017)

Panelist, “Deciphering Blockchain and ICOs…Future or Fad?” University of Colorado Boulder School of Law (Boulder, CO: November 29, 2017)

“Cooperative Economics: From Acts of the Apostles to Pope Francis,” St. John’s University (Queens, NY: November 7, 2017)

“Let’s Claim the Internet for Co-op Country,” Co-op IMPACT conference keynote, National Cooperative Business Association (Alexandria, VA: October 5, 2017)

“Startup.Coop: How to Build a Real Sharing Economy through Shared Ownership” and “Demystifying the Hype: Understanding Blockchains and Cryptocurrencies with an Expert Panel,” Denver Startup Week (Denver, CO: September 28, 2017)

Panelist and workshop leader, Disrupting the Disrupters conference, Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada (Toronto, Canada: September 8–10, 2017)

“An Internet of Ownership: Democratic Design for the Online Economy,” University of Bologna (Bologna, Italy: June 6, 2017)

Webinar on platform cooperativism, St. Mary’s University Sobey School of Business (May 23, 2017)

Organizer and panelist, “Startup.coop,” Boulder Startup Week (Boulder, CO: May 18, 2017)

Panelist, the future of trust, 10 Year Forecast, Institute for the Future (Oakland, CA: May 4, 2017)

Webinar on co-op conversion for investors, Transform Finance (April 27, 2017)

“Social Worship,” Regis University (Denver, CO: April 13, 2017)

“Revolution as Storytime,” Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, University of California, Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA: April 6, 2017)

“An Internet of Ownership: Democratic Design for the Online Economy,” Center for Cooperatives, University of Wisconsin—Madison (Madison, WI: March 15, 2017)

Panelist, “The People Vs.: Capitalism,” Warm Cookies of the Revolution (Denver, CO: December 16, 2016)

“An Internet of Ownership: Democratic Design for the Online Economy,” Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA: December 10, 2016)

“#BuyTwitter?” New Tech Boulder (Boulder, CO: December 6, 2016)

“An Internet of Ownership: Democratic Design for the Online Economy,” Media Archaeology Lab, University of Colorado Boulder (Boulder, CO: October 20, 2016)

Panelist on collaborative economies, International Summit of Cooperatives (Quebec City, Canada: October 12, 2016)

“Social Worship: Cooperative Economics from the Book of Acts to Pope Francis,” Creighton University (Omaha, NE: October 6, 2016)

Platform cooperativism presentation, Global Solutions Program, Singularity University (Mountain View, CA: August 4, 2016)

Co-organizer, Tech Track, CommonBound conference, New Economy Coalition (Buffalo, NY: July 8–10, 2016)

Platform cooperativism presentation for Enspiral, Wellington, New Zealand (June 17, 2016)

Platform cooperativism presentation, Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals (Melbourne, Australia: June 7, 2016)

Helder Camara lecturer, Archdiocese of Melbourne (Melbourne, Australia: June 2016)

Platform cooperativism presentation, Newspeak House (London, UK: May 21, 2016)

Keynote on platform cooperativism, OuiShareFest (Paris, France: May 19, 2016)

Tenth anniversary meeting of the Duffy Conversations, Fordham University Center on Religion and Culture (New York, NY: May 12, 2016)

“The Internet of Ownership,” TEDxCU, University of Colorado Boulder (Boulder, CO: April 16, 2016)

“Revolution as Storytime,” Regis University (Denver, CO: February 18, 2016)

Platform cooperativism discussion, Positive Platforms convening, Institute for the Future (Palo Alto, CA: October 5, 2015)

Presentation on public engagement for the Henry Luce III Fellows in Theology, Henry Luce Foundation (New York, NY: April 13, 2015)

“What Proofs about God Really Prove,” Catholic Studies lecture, St. Thomas University (Fredericton, Canada: March 26, 2015)

Panelist, “Think Outside the Boss: Cooperative Alternatives to the Sharing Economy,” Civic Hall (New York, NY: March 10, 2015)

“The Urgency of Narrative,” Cornell College (Mount Vernon, IA: April 25, 2014)

On Thank You, Anarchy, Colloquium on Civil Resistance, Rutgers University (Newark, NJ: April 2, 2014)

“Why the World Needs Religious Studies” and “Anarchism and the Occupy Movement,” Hundere lectureship, Oregon State University (Corvallis, OR: February 24, 2014)

Discussion at for the sociology department on Thank You, Anarchy, University of California, San Diego (San Diego, CA: February 18, 2014)

“What Proofs About God Really Prove,” Voices of Reason lecture, Center for Inquiry (Washington, DC: December 8, 2013)

“What Proofs About God Really Prove,” Becket Annual Catholic Lecture, Brown-RISD Catholic Community (Providence, RI: November 8, 2013)

Critical Spiritualities Lecture, “What Proofs About God Really Prove,” Critical Spiritualities lecture, Hofstra University (Hempstead, NY: October 9, 2013)

Panel moderator for Mousfata Bayoumi, David Graeber, and Astra Taylor, Brooklyn Book Festival (Brooklyn, NY: September 22, 2013)

On Occupy Wall Street, Boog City Festival (Brooklyn, NY: August 2, 2013)

Introduction for a screening of the film Corrections by Ashley Hunt, Whitney Museum (New York, NY: June 18, 2013)

Panelist, New Media Colloquium, Boston College (Boston, MA: March 18, 2013)

Panelist with Todd Gitlin and activists on “Occupy Wall Street: The Next Iteration?” Museum of the City of New York (New York, NY: September 6, 2012)

On reporting resistance movements, International Leadership Programme, UNESCO Chair, University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT: August 10, 2012)

“Why the World Needs Religious Studies,” Columbia University (New York, NY: April 18, 2012)

Panelist, “Occupying in Latin America: Social Movements Taking Over Land, Factories and Schools” and “Making Media, Making Trouble: The Role of Journalists in Social Movements,” Left Forum (New York, NY: March 17–18, 2012)

“Anatomy of an Occupation: Did the Planners of Occupy Wall Street Really Have a Plan?” webinar, International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (March 8, 2012)

Panelist, “Occupy the Page,” The New School (New York, NY: March 5, 2012)

On Occupy Wall Street, Duffy Conversations, Center on Religion and Culture, Fordham University (New York, NY: February 22, 2012)

Panelist, “The Church and Occupy Wall Street,” St. Thomas More Catholic Chapel, Yale University (New Haven, CT: January 15, 2012)

“The Ballerina and the Charging Bull,” Maryhouse Catholic Worker (New York, NY: January 13, 2012)

On Occupy Wall Street, Platypus Affiliated Society, New York University (New York, NY: December 9, 2011)

Panelist on Occupy Wall Street, Funders’ Committee for Civic Participation, Pew Charitable Trusts (New York, NY: December 8, 2011)

Panelist on First Amendment and Occupy Wall Street, Columbia Law School (New York, NY: November 30, 2011)

Moderator, “Killing the Buddha: Religion & Suspicion in America Today,” Quaker Affairs Office and the Hurford Humanities Center, Haverford College (Haverford, PA: February 9, 2011)

“In Defense of the Memory Theater,” reading hosted by Open Letters Monthly, Housing Works Bookstore (New York, NY: August 20, 2010)

“Prove (or Disprove) the Existence of God,” School of the Future (Brooklyn, NY: July 24, 2010)

“Living Wilderness,” Bushwick Reading Series, Bushwick Public Library (Booklyn, NY: June 6, 2009)

Panelist on religion in the changing media landscape, Ford Foundation (New York, NY: June 1, 2009)

“Scenes of Destruction,” Bushwick Reading Series, Bushwick Public Library (Brooklyn, NY: March 14, 2009)

Panelist on careers in religion-related fields, Brown University (Providence, RI: March 5, 2009)