"In the time of the parenthesis, we have extraordinary leverage and influence - individually, professionally, and institutionally - if we can only get a clear sense, a clear conception, a clear vision, of the road ahead."— John Naisbitt, 1982


  • Van onderzoeken naar ondernemen. ValorisatieParade Faculteit Sociale Wetenschappen, Universiteit Utrecht, 26 maart 2014.
  • Responsible Innovation, Technische Universiteit Delft, 7 okt 2013.
  • From the Kluyver Centre to the Pilot Plant - Scaling up ideas from social research. 10th Kluyver Centre Symposium, Noordwijkerhout, 23 Jan 2013. 
  • Comprehensive Science and Technology Engagement? (met Michael Gorman), 4th Annual S.NET Conference, Enschede, 24 oktober 2012.
  • Medische technologie: ethische en maatschappelijke aspecten - iMTA, ErasmusUniversiteit Rotterdam, 11 september 2012
  • Using ‘soft’ skills to advance ‘hard’ science: Embedding nutrigenomics in TI Food & Nutrition, ISIS-festival, 26 juni 2012
  • The Pilot Plant - Scaling up bright ideas from social research, Life Sciences Momentum, 22 November 2011, Rotterdam
  • Tussen hype en vrees - de belofte van nanotechnologie. Nederlands Natuur- en Geneeskundig Congres, 12 November 2011, De Prinsenhof, Delft, The Netherlands.
  • Communication, trust and responsiveness (II). Free University, 17 October 2011, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • De Proeffabriek, ISIS, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, 28 juni 2011
  • ELSA of Nanomedicine. iBMG, 2 April 2011, Rotterdam.
  • STIRring molecular biologists (with Prof Wim Vermaas). STIR workshop 4, 17 February 2011, Washington D.C., United States.
  • In and beyond the lab - Interdisciplinary interactions in a molecular biology laboratory. 4S Annual Meeting, 27 August 2010, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Managing ‘nano’. Utrecht University, Emergent Technology Dynamics, 24 November 2010, Utrecht, The Netherlands.
  • Responsible Innovation. Centre for Society and Genomics Advisory Board Meeting, 12 February 2010, Utrecht, The Netherlands.
  • In and out of the lab - Midstream modulation in molecular biology. Kluyver Centre Programme Day, 24 September 2009, Wageningen, The Netherlands.
  • Office life after lab engagement - Taking stock, exploring boundaries. STIR Workshop 2, 4 July 2009, Vatnahalsen, Norway.
  • In and out of the lab. SOLS Lab Meeting, 4 May 2009, Tempe, United States.
  • Bugs in the Petri dish and beyond - Results from a midstream modulation study in a microbiology lab in Delft. STIR Workshop 1: Constructing Foundations, 19 January 2009, Tempe, United States.
  • Societal and ethical issues of Nanobiotechnology, US-EC Workshop on Nanobiotechnology, June 3-4, 2008 Ispra, Italy.
  • Imagine. TU Delft Symposium 'Sustainable Solutions, focus on Africa’, 1 November 2007, Delft, The Netherlands.
  • Session: To whom it may concern: making the life sciences public, 11th Netherlands Biotechnology Congress, 17 March 2006, Ede, The Netherlands.