Upcoming/Recent Talks

Emotions in Motion: Unobtrusive Experience Sampling over Months through Social Media Language
5/29/2016, 11:30 AM – 12:50 PM, Ontario Room
Symposium: "Data Collection in the Twenty-First Century: New Approaches to Conducting Psychological Studies”
Association for Psychological Science (APS)
Chicago, IL.

Big Data Psychology: Measuring the Psychological States of Large Populations Through Social Media
Mindsight Kongress, 
FU Berlin, Germany (October, 2016)

Previous Talks

Measuring the Health and Well-Being of Populations through Social Media
February, 2016
3rd Annual Power of Collaboration Global Summit At the United Nations
United Nations, New York 

Using Twitter and Facebook to Measure the Health and Well-Being of Large Populations
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Washington, DC (February, 2016)


Measuring the Health of Populations through Social Media
Presidential Symposium on Big Data
Society for Personality and Social Psychology 2016 (SPSP)
San Diego, California (January, 2016)

Behavioural Exchange 2015 (BX2015)
September 2015)
The Behavioral Insights Team/Cabinet Office, UK Government
London, UK
[slides] [video]

The Promise of Big Data from Social Media to measure the Well-Being of Populations
5th OECD World Forum on Statistics, Knowledge and Policy
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Guadalajara, Mexico (October 2015)
[video, talk: 5.c.1 ]


Humanitarian Innovation Forum
United Nations
New York City (July 2015)


Soziale Medien als Quelle psychologischer Erkenntnisse
Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg
Internationale Nachwuchsakademie „Datenauswertung in Kohortenstudien”
Berlin, Germany (June 2015)

What’s all the Hype? Big Data and Positive Psychology
June 2015
International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA)
Florida, USA.

Predicting Heart Disease With Twitter
Tuesday, January 20, 2015, 6-7 p.m.
World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA.


Measuring the Psychological States of Large Populations Through Social Media
Monday, February 23rd, 2015, 6pm
Creative Spaces (University of Pennsylvania Student Society)
Philadelphia, PA.


Status Updates of Distress: Tracking Depression and Anxiety of large Populations through Facebook and Twitter
Friday, February 27, 2015, 3.30 p.m., Grand Ballroom B
Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP)
Long Beach, Florida.

My N is Ten Million: Using Social Media to Track Emotion, Mental Health, and Measure Personality Across Entire Populations
Symposium (chair), Friday, March 13, 2015, 8.30 a.m.
International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS)
Amsterdam, Netherlands.


Measuring the Collective Mind through Facebook
November 2014
West Philadelphia Science Showcase, Philadelphia Science Festival 
Philadelphia, PA.

Using Data-driven Language Analysis to Explore Personality, Age, and Community Psychological Correlates of Heart Disease
May 2014  
Association for Psychological Science
San Francisco, CA.


Measuring the Well-Being of Entire Nations Through Social Media
February 2014
Wellbeing Sessions, South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) 
Adelaide, South Australia.

Pride on Facebook
April 2013
Science for Sinners, Philadelphia Science Festival,
Philadelphia, PA.