Various talks related to the walk


Position statement and talk in the woods.  Interaction Beyond the Desktop Dagstuhl Seminar 12351, 26–31 Aug.2012, seminar webpage

Treading out Technology: theory meets praxis during a thousand mile walk round Wales,  FIT lab. , Swansea University. 19th Nov 2012.  blog entry | slides

Treading out Technology, HCI Centre, University of Birmingham,18th Feb 2013

Treading out TechnologyDISC, Brunel University, London. 21st Feb 2013

Treading out Technology, EECS, Uni. of Southampton. 25th Feb 2013

Treading out Technology, Horizon, University of Nottingham. 27th Feb 2013

Treading out Technology, dot.rural, University of Aberdeen. 28th Feb 2013


Treading out technology.  In augural lecture as Visiting Professor to Cardiff School of Art and Design (CSAD), Cardiff Metropoltan Universty, Llandaff Campus. 17th April 2013. video

Treading out technology.  public lecture, Glyndŵr University, Wrexham. 9th May 2013. blog entry for day of talk | Q&A for talk
visit to Software Alliance Wales and Roderic Bowen Archive,University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Lampeter. 19th June 2013.  blog entry | exhibition

Treading out Technology  FIT lab. , Swansea University. 22nd July 2013.  blog entry


Physicality and Interaction.  (remote talk) First French German Tangible Interaction Studio (FGIS),ESTIA, the Engineering Institute of Advanced Industrial Technologies in Bidart, France. 27th August 2013. programme

The Walk: exploring the technical and social margins. Keynote APCHI 2013 / India HCI 2013, Bangalore India, 27th September 2013. abstract, slides, and full notes

Alan Walks Wales.  An Talla, Tiree.  27th October 2013

User interface trends. Symposium on Natural User Interfaces, Augmented Reality and Beyond: Challenges at the Intersection of HCI and Computer Vision – 18-21 November 2013. abstract and slides

At the Edge. Keynote Tag der Informatik, Aachen, Germany, 6th December 2013. abstract and slides

At the Edge.  St Andrews. May 2014

Alan Walks Wales: Data and Challenges.WAIS seminar, Southampton University, 2nd June 2014. WAIS abstract | data challenges briefing sheet

Alan Walks Wales: Sensing the Miles. Video Presentation, ‘Enhancing Self-Reflection with Wearable Sensors’, workshop at mobileHCI 2014 Toronto, 23rd September 2014. abstract, slides and links

The big story of small data. Talk at Open University, 11th November 2014. abstract, slides and links

Long-Term Engagement. Keynote at Usability And Accessibility Days 2014 – Engagement, Athens, 10th Dec. 2014. abtsract, slides and links

The big story of small data. Seminar at Oxford e-Research Centre, 10th July 2015. abstract

The big story of little data. Nottingham University, 10th July 2015. abstract

On the Edge. Evening talk at HighWire, Lancaster University, 4th February 2016.  abstract and slides

The Leaves are Golden – putting the periphery at the centre of information design. Keynote at HCI2016abstract and slides

Getting nowhere slowly: learning from a thousand miles at walking pace. Talk at What Comes After CHI: Technology on the Trail, Virginia Tech., 2-3 March 2017. abstract, slides and related work

Walking (a long way)CHI Outside – Interactive Computing in Outdoor RecreationCHI2017 Special Interest Group position paper, slides and links