Alex ‘Sandy’ Pentland, co-creator of the MIT Media Lab, founder of the MIT Connection Science and Human Dynamics Labs, and director of the Media Lab Entrepreneurship Program at MIT. Big Data and Social Physics: Big Changes Coming for Planning and Policy. Presentation in the Bloustein School, Rutgers University, Sept 16, 2019.

Vonu Thakuriah, Midge Cozzens (DIMACS), William Rodgers (Bloustein). Future Work in an Era of Intelligent Machines and Implications for Sustainable Urban System. STEM Research Ideation Forum, Fall 2019, Richard Weeks Hall of Engineering, Busch Campus, Dec 12, 2019.

Vonu Thakuriah. Decision-Support and Citizen Engagement for Mobility and Smart Cities: Prospects and Challenges with New Forms of Data. Invited talk, Regional Roundtable, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, New York City, World Trade Center. Dec. 17, 2019.

Vonu Thakuriah, Urban Informatics and Smart Mobility in Future Cities: Prospects and Challenges with New Forms of Data and AI. Keynote speech, National Science Foundation Workshop on Sustainable Urban Systems, Columbus, Ohio. July 16, 2019.

Vonu Thakuriah, European Commission, Eurostat New Techniques and Technologies for Statistics 2019, Brussels, Belgium. Challenges in Urban Informatics and Smart Cities with New Forms of Data. Keynote speech, March 13, 2019.