Brain-like Cognitive Engineering Systems,” Keynote Presentation, NSF Grantees Conference, Washington, December 2017.

"Brain-Machine Interfaces - From Concept to Reality," Kekule Lecture, Antwerp, November 2017.

"Homo Technologicus", Master Lecture, Honorary Doctorates Antwerp University , Belgium and Tampere Technical University, Finland, March and May 2017.

"IoT++ - The Living Network of Everone and Everything," Keynote Presentation, ICASSP, New Orleans, March 2017.

"The New Face of Electrical Engineering," Invited Talk, IOT Curriculum Workshop, ICASSP, New Orleans, March 2017.


“Homo Technologicus ,” Presentation, IEEE Time Travel Machine Conference, San Diego, October 2016.

The Human Intranet - Where Swarms and Humans Meet ,” Keynote Presentation, IMS Conference, San Francisco, May 2016.


Brain-Machine Interfaces - The Core of The Human Intranet,” Keynote Presentation, IEEE BMI Initiative, Washington, December 2015.

"Lessons from Brain Connectivity for NextGen 3D NanoICs," Presentation, IEEE Biomimetic Symposium, Santa Clara, Nov. 2015.

The Human Intranet,” Keynote Presentation, BioCAS, Atlanta, October 2015.

On the Symbionic Nature of Information Technology and Neuroscience," Keynote Presentation, NanoTera Annual Meeting, Bern Switzerland, May 2015.


The Road Towards xG - A Swarm Perspective ,” Plenary Presentation, Johannesberg Summit on 5G Wireless, Stockholm, Sweden, May 2014.

The Return of Neuro-Inspired Computing - Why Now?", Keynote Presentation, Async 2014, Potsdam Germany, May 2014.

A Roadmap to Long Term BMI,"  Keynote Presentation, SEMBA 2014, Taipei, Taiwan, January 2014.


Engineering Revisited,” Plenary Presentation, 150th Anniversary Engineering at KU Leuven Symposium, November 2013.

Innovation is in the Mind”, Keynote presentation, Innovation in Mind, Lund, September 2013.

A extended version of the same was presented at IWASI 2013, July 2013.

Stemming the Neural Data Deluge,” Keynote Presentation, SAMPTA 2013 Symposium, Bremen, May 2013.


Swarm Visions,” Keynote Presentation, International Conference on Networks (ICON), Singapore, December 2012.

Powering Miniature Biomedical Devices,” Invited Presentation, PowerSoc 2012, San Francisco, November 2012.

“The Power Wall - Are we Scaling it or is it just Getting Higher?,” Keynote Presentation, Cadence Low Power Summit, October 2012.

From Mobiles to Swarms - The Wireless Revolution Continues,” Honorary Doctorate Presentation, Lund University, Lund, Sweden, May 2012.


Brain-Machine Interfaces - The New Frontier to Extreme Miniaturization,” Keynote presentation, ESSCIRC, Helsinki, September 2011. Also presented as a keynote address at SIPS 2011, Beirut, October 2011.

The Swarm at the Edge of the Cloud - A New Face of Wireless,” Keynote Address, VLSI Symposium, Kyoto Japan, June 2011.

The Swarm - What it Means to MicroElectronics Education,” Keynote Address Microelectronic Systems Education Conference, San Diego, June 2011.


“Going Beyond Turing - Energy Efficiency in the Post-Moore Era,” Keynote presentation, ISLPED 2010, Austin, August 2010.


"The Meaning of Electrical Engineering," Invited Presentation,  Future of EE Symposium, Lausanne, December 2009.

Statistical Computing - The Alternative Way to Low Energy,” Invited Presentation, DAC, San Francisco, July 2009.

Doing Nothing Well”, Invited Presentation, VLSI Symposium, Kyoto, Japan, June 2009.

Exploring the Boundaries of Ultra-Low Power Design - Microscopic Wireless,” Keynote Address, VLSI-DAT, Hsinchu, Taiwan, April 2009.

The Second Decade of BWRC - A Brand New Wireless Day”, Invited Presentation, BEARS Symposium, Berkeley, CA, February 2009.


Microscopic Wireless to Power Brain-Machine Interfaces”, Keynote Address, SIPS, Washington, Oct 2008.

Computation at the CrossRoads - What does it Mean for Verification and Test?,” Keynote Address, ITC, Santa Clara, Oct. 2008.

Shannon versus Moore?”, Invited Presentation SRC/NSF Workshop on Virtual Immersion, Santa Cruz, July 2008.

“A Brand New Wireless Day ”, Keynote Address, ASPDAC 08, Seoul, Korea,  January 2008.


“From PicoNodes to Microscopic Wireless”, SRC/NSF Workshop on NanoMorphic Systems, Stanford, Nov. 2007.

“The Home as the Future of Wireless Infrastructure,” Keynote Address, WoWMoM, Helsinki, June 2007.

“Design without Boundaries - A Tribute to the Legacy of A. Richard Newton,” Keynote Address, DAC 07, San Diego, June 2007.


"Curing the Ailments of Nanometer CMOS through Self-Healing and Resiliency," Keynote Address, SOCC 2006, Austin, Texas, September 2006.

"From Information Technology to Societal Impact," Feature Presentation, 60th Anniversary Event, Televic, Belgium, September 2006.

"Short Distance Wireless and Its Opportunities," Invited Presentation, Emerging Technologies Retreat, Banff, CA, July 2006. See also related keynote presentation at DCAS 06 (October 06)

"The Future of Wireless Infrastructure," Invited Presentation, BEARS Symposium, Berkeley, CA, February 2006. See also related keynote presentation at Worldwide Wireless Congress (May 06), Helsinki, Finland, March 2003 and CoolChips VI, Yokohama, April 2003.


"Traveling the Wild Frontiers of Ultra-Low Voltage Design," Keynote Address, PATMOS 2005, Leuven, Belgium, September 2005.

"Ubiquitous Sensor Networks and Ambient Intelligence - Technology Focusing on Societies Woes," Invited Presentation, Academic Colloquium Emeritate Hugo De Man, Leuven, September 2005.

"Experiences with University-Industry and Government Consortia at UC Berkeley - A Story of Three Centers," Invited Presentation, TU Berlin, April 2005.

"Design at the End of the Silicon Roadmap", Keynote Address, ASPDAC 2005, Shanghai, January 2005.

"Wireless Sensor and Consumer Multimedia Networks - A Story of Converging Trajectories?," Keynote Address, CCNC 2005, Las Vegas, January 2005.


"The Road to Disappearing Electronics," Invited Presentation, Sasimi 2004, Kanazawa, Japan, October 2004.

"Power Management in Wireless SoCs," Invited Presentation MPSOC04, Aix-en-Provence, July 2004.

"Randomness - A Roadmap to Truly Disappearing Electronics," Keynote Address, I&C Research Day, EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland, July 2004 (similar presentations in Delft, The Netherlands, May 2005 and L'Aquila, Italy, Sept. 2005).

"Nano Systems - A Design Revolution or Just the Same as Usual," IMEC 20th Anniversary Academic Colloquium, Leuven, Belgium, April, 2004.

"Design in the Late-Silicon Age," Keynote Address, DesignCon, Santa Clara, Febr. 2, 2004.


"Ultra-low Power Computation and Communication enables Ambient Intelligence," Keynote Presentations, ELMO Seminar, Helsinki, Finland, March 2003 and CoolChips VI, Yokohama, April 2003.


"PicoRadios for Wireless Sensor Networks - The Next Challenge in Ultra-Low Power Design," Presentation, ISSCC Conference, San Francisco, February 2002.

"System-on-a-Chip - A Platform Perspective," Keynote Address, Korean Semiconductor Conference, February 2002.


"Wireless Beyond the Third Generation - Facing the Energy Challenge", Keynote Address, ISLPED 01, Huntington Beach, August 2001.


"PicoRadio: Ultra-Low Energy Wireless Sensor and Monitor Networks," Invited Presentation, CBS-ETAPS Workshop, Berlin, April 2000 and UC Berkeley EECS Distinguished Lecture Colloquium, April 2000.

"The Quest for Ultra-Low Energy Computation - Opportunities for Architectures Exploiting Low-Current Devices", UC Berkeley Soid State Seminar, April 2000.

"Low Power Silicon Architectures for Wireless Applications," Tutorial, ASPDAC 00, Yokohama, January 2000.


"Low-Energy System Design," Introductory Presentation, Cadence Technology Symposium, Rome, November 99.

"System-on-a-Chip: A Case for Heterogeneous Architectures," Keynote Address, SOC Technology Symposium, Tampere, Finland, November 99.

"Beyond the Third Generation of Wireless Communications," Keynote Address, ICICS 99, Singapore, December 99.

"The Infopad and Beyond," - Delft  Seminar - May 1999.


TBA, Keynote presentation, IMEC ITF Conference, Antwerp, Belgium, May 2018.

“Homo Technologicus,” Plenary Keynote Presentation, VLSI-DAT and VLSI-TSA Conferences, Hsinchu, Taiwan, April 2018.

"IoT++ - The Living Network of Everone and Everything," Keynote Presentation, WF-IOT, Singapore, February 2018.