Selected Presentations

  • Changing the game: An introduction to gamification for AMPEAK Conference in 2016 (Keynote)
  • Changing the game: An introduction to gamification for VPA Conference in 2016 (Keynote)
  • Introduction to Mobile Application Development for TEDxQUT in Aug, 2013
  • Three Minute Thesis Faculty Competition in July, 2012. Faculty finalist.
  • Gamification: Defining, Designing, and Using it at the Brisbane UX Meetup in July 2012
  • Orientation Passport: Gamifying University. Presentation for /Create/World in Dec, 2012.
  • The future of video games. Guest lecture for the first year Information Technology subject Emerging Technology at the Queensland University of Technology in Oct, 2012.
  • Three Minute Thesis Faculty Competition in July, 2012. Faculty runner-up.
  • The future of video games. Guest lecture for the first year Information Technology subject Emerging Technology at the Queensland University of Technology in May, 2012.
  • Designing gamification by adopting models of player enjoyment from digital, serious and pervasive games at the Mobile Innovation Lab Seminar, 27 April, 2012.
  • Insight into mobile and iOS development. Guest lecture for the third year Information Technology subject Mobile Devices at the Queensland University of Technology, 23 April, 2012.
  • iOS development, AUC scholarships and the WWDC experience. Presentation March 14, 2012 at the Queensland University of Technology.
  • Mobile devices and applications. Presentation March 3, 2012 as part of GovCamp hosted at The Edge.
  • Orientation Passport: Using gamification to engage students at university orientation. Presentation on 29th November, 2011 as part of OZCHI.
  • An Introduction to the Bump API for iOS Applications. Presented on the 27th September 2011 as part of the Apple University Consortium’s /dev/world/2011 conference.
  • Gamification: Exploring the use of games to engage us with everyday life. Invited presentation on the 28th June, 2011 at the State Library of Queensland as an Emerging Media and New Technologies’ presentation.
  • The future of video games. Guest lecture for the first year Information Technology subject Emerging Technology at the Queensland University of Technology in June, 2011.
  • Exploring the use of games to engage use with information and mashups. Invited presentation on the 28th May, 2011 at The Edge for the Lock In event as part of Libraryhack.
  • Using games to engage us with everyday life. Invited presentation on the 1st December, 2011 as part of the Smart Services CRC Annual Student and Participant Conference.
  • Augmenting mobile computing with video game elements to support, motivate and engage young people in educational, real-world events. Presented 22nd November, 2010 as part of the OZCHI Doctoral Consortium.
  • The future of video games. Guest lecture for the first year Information Technology subject Emerging Technology at the Queensland University of Technology in November, 2010.

Training and Workshop Facilitation

  • ARK Workshop 2017 – Changing the game: using gamification to engage and motivate in your organisation
  • AM Workshop 2016 – Changing the game: using gamification in asset management processes and organisations
  • WordPress 101 Workshops – Queensland University of Technology College of Excellence
  • Introduction to Xcode and App Development – /dev/world/2012 – AUC
  • Introduction to Xcode and App Development – AUC – http://auc.edu.au/training/xcode/
  • Beginning iOS Development – Mobile Innovation Lab CPE Training – November 2011
  • Beginning iOS Development – Mobile Innovation Lab CPE Training – May 2011

Teaching

  • QUT Unit Co-ordinator and Lecturer 2011-2016 (Gamification and Persuasive Computing, Level Design for Games, Emerging Technology, Computer Game Studies)
  • QUT Tutor 2007 – 2013 (Emerging Technology, iOS Development, Interaction Design, Web Development, Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing, Tangible Media)