The best way to learn is to teach others!  We regularly give training, demonstrations, and presentations about our projects as a part of our Space, Science and STEM outreach, and to popularize “Science is for All” among youths and families.

2022:

1 December 2022: CommOCEAN 2022: 5th International Marine Science Communication Conference, Presentation by Artash Nath. European Marine Board. Sete, France.

26 November 2022: Build Everything. Learn Everything. Make Keynote Speech by Artash Nath. International Kids Conference, Krya. Indonesia.

25 November 2022: Asteroid Science With Remote Telescopes. (Presentation). Workshop by Arushi Nath. iTelescope.net

19 November 2022: World Learning through the Global Innovation Field Trip. Keynote by Arushi Nath. The Global Learning for an Open World (GLOW) Conference

5 November 2022: Strengthening Planetary Defense: Detecting Unknown Asteroids using Open Data, Math, and Python. Oral Presentation by Arushi Nath. International Forum on Research Excellence (IFoRE).

4- 7 November 2022: Do it yourself Asteroid Astrometry using Python. Poster Presentation by Arushi Nath. AAVSO 111th Annual Meeting.

2 November 2022: Photometric observations of Didymos asteroid system after the impact: Using robotic telescopes, open datasets, and maths. Presentation by Arushi Nath. Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, TorontoCanada.

16 October 2022: Observing Asteroid Didymos to Support DART Mission. Presentation by Arushi Nath. Global Innovation Field Trip (GIFT)

11 October 2022: Monitoring Underwater Anthropogenic Noise Levels in Global Oceans: Using COVID-19 Lockdown as Baseline, Presentation by Artash Nath. YOUMARES13 Conference “Future Oceans – Science for Resilient Marine Ecosystems, Berlin, Germany. (Certificate)

5 October 2022: Photometric observations of Didymos asteroid system before the impact: Using robotic telescopes, open datasets, and maths.  Presentation by Arushi Nath. Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Toronto. Canada.

1 October 2022:  Hack your Creativity using Hardware, Software, Coding, Science, Music and Art. Presentation by Arushi Nath. NASA YouthSpaceApps 2022. The University of Toronto, Mississauga, Canada.

27 September 2022: Underwater noises: understanding and preventing them. Presentation by Artash Nath. Sea Tech Week 2022. France. 

24 September 2022: Presentation by Artash Nath. Dive Deeper: Sobeys Sustainable Ocean Conference. Dalhousie University. Halifax, Nova Scotia. Canada.

14 September 2022: Silence of Global Oceans: Using Open Data to Measure Acoustic Impact of the COVID-19 Lockdown. Presentation by Artash Nath.  ICYMARE International Conference for Young Marine Researchers. Alfred Wegener Institute, Bremerhaven, Germany.

12 July 2022: The Silence of Global Oceans: Acoustic Impact of COVID-19 Lockdown. Presentation by Artash Nath. SciPy 2022 Conference. Austin, USA.

7 July 2022: The Silence of Global Oceans: Acoustic Impact of COVID-19 Lockdown and Reflections from 2022 UN Ocean Conference. Seminar by Artash Nath. Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (CMOS). Canada.

1 July 2022: Monitoring Underwater Anthropogenic Noise Levels in Global Oceans: Using COVID-19 Lockdown as Baseline. Artash Nath. EuroSea and Ocean Predict Workshop. UK.

26 June 2022: Planetary Defense by Youth Scientists. Seminar by Arushi Nath. 2022 General Assembly. Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. Toronto, Canada.

21 June 2022: The Silence of Global Oceans: Acoustic Impact of the COVID-19 Lockdowns. Talk by Artash Nath. GeoPython 2022. Switzerland.

9 June 2022: Perspectives on using Observatory Data in Education and Partnership Program. (and Poster Presentation) Artash Nath. Northeast Pacific OOI Workshop. Portland. USA. 

8 June 2022: Anthropogenic Noise in Global Oceans. Artash Nath. World Oceans Day Film Screening and Webinar. Sego Initiative. Japan.

6 May 2022: Monitoring Acoustic Impact of the COVID-19 Lockdown on Global Oceans. Artash Nath. Current Research in Engineering, Science and Technology Meeting (CREST). McMaster University, Canada.

24 March 2022: Silence of Global Oceans: Acoustic Impact of COVID-19 Lockdown. (Watch) Artash Nath. EuroGoos (EOOS) Technology Forum 2022.

3 March 2022: The Silence of Global Oceans: Acoustic Impact of COVID-19 Lockdown. Artash Nath. Ocean Observatories initiative Facility Board (OOFIB) Lightning Talks.

25 February 2022: The Silence of Global Oceans: Acoustic Impact of COVID-19 Lockdown. Artash NathOOI Facilities Board Town Hall.  (OOIFB_TownHall_OSM2022_LightningTalks_Compiled)

17 February 2022: Acoustic Impact of the COVID-19 Lockdown in the Arctic and Pacific Oceans. Artash Nath. Youth Environmental SummitUSA.

2021:

14 December 2021: Monitor My Ocean: Rise in Anthropogenic Ambient Noise in Global Oceans. Artash Nath. Ocean Observatories Initiative Facility Board (OOIFB) Town Hall. AGU 2021 Fall Meeting. (Again on 16 December) New Orleans, LA. Video: https://vimeo.com/657874176#t=1320s 

5 November 2021: Using COVID19 as an Opportunity to Measure Seismic Silences and Bring Geoscience Projects to Students in Canada. Artash Nath. Geological Association of Canada – Minearological Association of Canada (GAC-2021) Joint Annual Meeting, London, Ontario.

18 August 2021: Silence of Oceans: Measuring Impact of COVID-19 on Ocean Noise Levels. Artash Nath. Canadian Network for Ocean Education (CANOE) 2021. Educating for Sustainable Seas. http://oceanliteracy.ca/2021-ocean-literacy-conference/

16 July 2021: Using Python to Measure Seismic Silences and Bring Geoscience Projects to Students during COVID19 Lockdown. Artash Nath. SciPy2021. https://www.conferencecast.tv/talk-41248-using-python-to-measure-seismic-silences-and-bring-geoscience-projects-to-students-during-covid19-lockdown

26 June 2021: STEM K-12 Game development. Artash and Arushi Nath. Planetary Defense Workshop (Hands-on Team Exercises) with Asteroid Exploration Updates. American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics, Los Angeles. http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=p9tbt6cab&oeidk=a07ehzueafc1c6612fd

2 June 2021: Simulation of Hypothetical Asteroid Impact Scenario – Learnings from the 2021 Planetary Defense Conference.  Artash and Arushi Nath. Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC). Recreational Astronomy Night Meeting, Toronto. https://rascto.ca/content/recreational-astronomy-night-online-4

30 April 2021: Aiming for Apophis- How we used COVID-19 school lockdown as an opportunity to do asteroid astrometry and teach others. Artash and Arushi Nath. 7th IAA PDC Conference 2021. Hosted by the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs. Vienna. Austria. https://atpi.eventsair.com/QuickEventWebsitePortal/7th-iaa-planetary-defense-conference-2021/website/Agenda/AgendaItemDetail?id=3978b7f1-840c-40d3-a406-7839576991c5

29 April 2021: Using COVID19 as an Opportunity to Measure Seismic Silences and Bring Geoscience Projects to Students Artash Nath. EGU General Assembly 2021. https://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU21/session/40410 

23 April 2021: Transforming Terrestrial Seismic Data Analysis to Ocean Monitoring. Artash Nath. TRANSFORM 2021 Conference. (Lightning Talk) Software Underground. https://softwareunderground.org/events/transform-2021

22 April 2021:  How I Used Python and Big Data to Measure Seismic Silences during the COVID19 Lockdown? Artash Nath. GeoPython 2021. https://2021.geopython.net/schedule.html 

31 March 2021: Measuring Reduction in Human Movement during COVID-19 Lockdowns using Open Seismic Data Artash Nath. Measuring Development 2021: Emerging Data and Methods in Global Health Research. Center for Effective Global Action. University of California, Berkeley. https://cega.berkeley.edu/event/measuring-development-2021-emerging-data-and-methods-in-global-health-research/

14 March 2021: Using COVID-19 Lockdown, Open Data and Python Programming as an Opportunity to bring Geoscience Projects to Students Artash Nath. The Geological Society of America. https://www.geosociety.org/ 

27 February 2021: Artificial Intelligence and Biases: The role of curiosity. (Artash Nath). World IA Day (WIAD) Toronto. https://www.worldiaday.org/events/toronto/2021  (slides)

14 February 2021: The Masked Scales: How to merge science with arts? (Arushi Nath). The Connecticut Robotics Society Monthly Meeting. https://ctrobots.wordpress.com/2021-meetings/

3 February 2021: Do it yourself Asteroid Astrometry using Python. The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC). Artash and Arushi Nath. Recreational Astronomy Night Meeting. https://rascto.ca/content/recreational-astronomy-night-online-0

16 January 2021: The Silence of Canadian Cities: The Seismology Impact of the COVID-19 Lockdown. Artash Nath. Global Innovation Field Trip (GIFT) https://innovationworld.org/wp-content/uploads/2021q1/Artash%20Nath.mp4

16 January 2021: The Masked Scales. Arushi Nath. Global Innovation Field Trip (GIFT) https://innovationworld.org/wp-content/uploads/2021q1/Arushi%20Nath%20JanGIFT.mp4

16 January 2021: Moderator of the Teen Panel on Student – Teacher Relationships During Pandemic Times Artash Nath. Global Innovation Field Trip (GIFT) https://innovationworld.org/wp-content/uploads/2021q1/Jan2020%20Teen%20Panel1.mp4

2020:

7 December 2020: Oral Presentation: The Silence of Canadian Cities: The Seismology Impact of the Covid19 Lockdown. Artash Nath. American Geophysical Union (AGU) 2020 Fall Conference. https://agu.confex.com/agu/fm20/webprogram/Paper706545.html

2 December 2020: Machine learning and Music, Digital Making at Home, Raspberry Pi Foundation. https://www.raspberrypi.org/at-home/posts/learn-how-to-convert-data-into-music-with-artash-and-arushi/

26 November 2020: Measuring Impact of Lockdown in Canada from Space, Ground, Sub Surface. Annual Space Summit (Artash Nath). Canadian Space Society. https://css.ca/summit/canadian-space-summit-2020/

27 October 2020: Panelist (Arushi Nath), Generation Now Panel, Our Future, Our Voices Summit. International Youth Foundation. https://www.iyfnet.org/iyf-virtual-summit-agenda

25 October 2020: How is NASA Data Helping Kids in Canada fight Climate Change. (Arushi Nath).Our Future, Our Voices Summit. International Youth Foundation. https://www.facebook.com/iyfnet/videos/happy-earthdaymeet-arushi-nath-a-middle-school-student-whos-actively-creating-th/137896878307081/

11 October 2020: Hybrid Machine Learning Models to Remove Stellar Spots Noise in Exoplanetary Data and Learn About Exoplanet Characteristics (Artash Nath). MIT Global BioSummit 4.0. https://biosummit.live/talks-panels-breakouts/hybrid-machine-learning-models-to-remove-stellar-spots-noise-in-exoplanetary-data-and-learn-about-exoplanet-characteristics

10 October 2020: Directional Dragonfly Drone with OpenCV and Python (Arushi Nath). Global Innovation Field Trip (GIFT). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-xdGMuU840

9 October 2020: Talk by Artash and Arushi on “Masked Scales: Sonifying the Impacts of COVID19 lockdown into a Musical”. Acoustics Week Canada 2020. Canadian Acoustical Association.  https://awc.caa-aca.ca/index.php/AWC/AWC20/schedConf/program 

5 October 2020: Sonifying the Impacts of COVID19 Pandemic. Fourth International Conference. Acoustical Society of Nigeria. http://acousticsnigeria.org.ng/

23 September 2020: The Masked Scales: Global Winner 2020 NASA SpaceApps COVID19 Challenge. Hack Club Show and Tell with Adafruit. https://youtu.be/aRzoo11jABo?t=924

16 September 2020: How I travelled around the Universe for 6 years to complete my RASC Explore the Universe Certificate. RASC Monthly Recreational Astronomy Night Meeting. https://rascto.ca/content/recreational-astronomy-night-78

10 – 14 August 2020: ARTEMIS Robot: Building Artificially Intelligent Robots with Child-like Curiosity” (Artash Nath). 5th North American International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM). Detroit. USA. http://ieomsociety.org/detroit2020/

31 July 2020: Panelist Degrees of Success (Arushi Nath). Lotus STEMM. https://www.lotusstemm.org/degrees-of-success 

27 – 31 July 2020: Using Machine Learning to Improve Prediction of Chemical Composition of Exoplanetary Atmospheres. Exo 3 Conference 2020. https://exo3online.de/exoplanets3/index.php

15 July 2020: From Outer Space to Sub Surface: Seismic Vibrations and the impact of COVID-19 Lockdown. Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC) Meeting. Toronto. https://rascto.ca/content/video-outer-space-sub-surface-seismic-vibrations-and-impact-covid-19-lockdown

9 July 2020: The Dragonfly Drone: Merging Biology, Neurons and Logic Gates (Arushi Nath). The Global Innovation Field Trip. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SP5kLFU7HgI

9 -10 July 2020: Using Machine Learning to Improve Prediction of Chemical Composition of Exoplanetary Atmospheres. (Book of Abstracts). Molecular Origins of Life, Munich 2020. https://indico.physik.uni-muenchen.de/event/24/ 

8 July 2020: Use of Machine Learning/ Python in Handling Exoplanet Data. Lightning Talk. Scientific Computing with Python Conference (SciPy2020). https://www.scipy2020.scipy.org/

12 June 2020: Outer Space to Sub Surface: Seismology and Apply Machine Learning to Big Data Sets. TRANSFORM 2020 Conference. Software Underground. https://softwareunderground.org/blog/2020/6/30/the-transform-2020-hackathon-part-2 

23 May 2020: Make an Astronaut Smile (MARS) Robot: Live Demo and Making. MakerFaire 2020. https://makerfaire.com/maker/entry/71894/

17 May 2020: Online Workshop for School Kids on Building Rovers, Robots, and Rockets. STEM Labs Club. Canada. https://stemlabs.ca/robotics-workshop/

14 May 2020: Taking Bias in Machine Learning to Space. Space Science in Context Virtual Conference, UK. https://spacescienceincontext.wordpress.com/

11-13 May 2020: Demonstrating Human-Robot, Robot-Robot Interaction (English and French). Pint of Science Virtual Festival, Canada. https://pintofscience.ca/program/

28 Feb – 1 Mar 2020: Use of Machine Learning in Astronomy. Ascension 2020 Conference. Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS-Canada), Hamilton, Canada. https://seds.ca/ascension2020/

29 January 2020:  Predicting Exoplanetary Atmospheres using Machine Learning: ARIEL Telescope Simulation. Royal Astronomical Society of Canada meeting. Ontario Science Centre. https://rascto.ca/content/recreational-astronomy-night-70

19 January 2020: Using Artificial Intelligence in Space Exploration. 2020 Innovation Nation Conference. Hamilton, Ontario. http://innovation-nation.ca/speakers

16 January 2020: “Hybrid Machine Learning Model to Remove Noise from Exoplanet Data“. ARIEL Science, Mission & Community 2020 Conference. 14 – 16 January 2020. https://www.cosmos.esa.int/web/ariel/conference-2020 and https://arielmission.space/open-conference-2020/  

2019:

13 October. Hands-On Workshop: “Exoplanets and the Search for Chemical Signature of Life using Machine Learning”. Global Community Bio Summit. MIT Media Lab. Cambridge, MD, USA. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1S7U_LRhzljaAlIHwYsivJPSQVOS1FcBP0XKdA-ukXTg/edit

10 October 2019: “Using Machine Learning to Predict Risk Index of Collision with Asteroids”. Montreal Space Symposium 2019. International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO). Montreal. Canada https://www.montrealspace.ca/2019#program

28 September 2019: “Artificial Intelligence and Human Interaction”. Google DevFest 2019. George Brown College, Toronto. https://hotpoprobot.com/2019/09/29/talk-google-devfest-2019-artificially-intelligent-robots-and-human-interaction/

21 September 2019: “Youth Voices in Science and Innovation”. Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC). Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Toronto. https://astc.confex.com/astc/2019/meetingapp.cgi/Session/9249

7 June 2019: How to get started in making STEM Projects using your Interest and Imagination. STEM Showcase 2019 hosted by CCMA.Ontario Science Centre. https://hotpoprobot.com/2019/06/13/stem-showcase-presentation-and-demos-to-students-parents-and-school-groups/

24 May 2019: 5 Steps to Hack your Curiosity: Learn Anything, Learn Everything: 2019 Toronto Tech Summit. MaRS Discovery District https://hotpoprobot.com/2019/05/24/5-steps-to-hack-your-curiosity/

22 May 2019: How the use of Quadruple Pendulum by LIGO helped the discovery of Gravitational Waves. Royal Astronomical Society of Canada / Ontario Science Centre. Toronto. https://rascto.ca/content/video-swinging-stability

30 April 2019: Using Machine Learning to Predict Risk of Asteroid Colliding with Earth. 2019 NASA Planetary Defense Conference. Washington DC. https://hotpoprobot.com/2019/05/03/learnings-from-the-2019-planetary-defense-conference-poster-presentation-and-simulation-exercise/

27 April 2019: NextGen Creative Growth: Raising Creators, Not Consumers. 2019 digiFest, Toronto. https://hotpoprobot.com/2019/04/26/digifest-2019-talk-on-nextgen-creative-growth-exhibits/

24 January 2019: Guest Speech at Ontario Science Centre 50 Years Celebration: Daring to Dream Big. Toronto. https://hotpoprobot.com/2019/01/24/guest-speech-ontario-science-centre-50-years-celebration-daring-to-dream-big/

20 January 2019: How can the NextGen Hack Space Exploration? Guest Speech at 2019 Innovation Nation Conference. Hamilton. https://hotpoprobot.com/2019/01/24/how-can-the-nextgen-hack-space-exploration/

14 January 2019: Breakfast TV Toronto: Conversation on Space with Artash and Arushi. https://hotpoprobot.com/2019/01/24/breakfast-tv-toronto-conversation-on-space-with-artash-and-arushi/  See Video: https://www.bttoronto.ca/videos/toronto-siblings-are-finalists-in-the-nasa-space-apps-challenge/

2018:

21 November 2018. Poster Presentation: Asteroid Collision Risk Prediction. Toronto Machine Learning Summit 2018. Carlu. https://hotpoprobot.com/2018/11/20/poster-presentation-asteroid-collision-risk-prediction-at-toronto-machine-learning-summit/

10 November 2018. Science as a Human Right, International Science Centre and Science Museum Day. Ontario Science Centre. https://hotpoprobot.com/2018/11/10/dream-big-and-every-kid-should-have-access-to-science-international-science-centre-and-science-museum-day/

7 November 2018. Deep Space Musical: Transforming iconic Hubble Telescope images into music to create a musical of the UniverseOntario Science Centre. Organised by RASC Toronto Centre, Toronto. https://hotpoprobot.com/2018/11/09/performance-deep-space-musical-rasc-toronto-ontario-science-centre/ 

7 July 2018. TRAPPIST-1 Exoplanetary System Model. Annual Awards Day. Carr Astronomical Observatory, Collingwood. Ontario. https://www.rascto.ca/content/video-trappist-1-exo-planetary-system 

18 July 2018. Modeling the Deep Space Network: From Earth to Outer Space.  Ontario Science Centre. Organised by RASC Toronto Centre, Toronto.  Video: https://www.rascto.ca/content/video-modeling-deep-space-network-earth-outer-space 

20 June 2018. Predicting Risk Index of Asteroid Collision using A.I. and Displaying it Musically. Ontario Science Centre. Organised by RASC Toronto Centre, Toronto. (See Video: https://www.rascto.ca/content/video-predicting-risk-index-asteroid-collision-using-ai-and-displaying-it-musically)

9 June 2018. AI Exhibitor, FITC Future World Conference, Toronto

3 June 2018. How to build up maker spaces and undertake making-activities with children at home. MakerExpo, Kitchener, Ontario (http://www.makerexpo.ca/2018/05/speaker-series-presents-the-nath-family-a-maker-family-journey/)

2 June 2018. Space, Robotics, and Music: Every child is a creator! MakerExpo, Kitchener, Ontario (http://www.makerexpo.ca/2018/05/speaker-series-presents-the-nath-kids-every-child-is-a-creator/)

14 April 2018. Featured Speaker: We Progress, When we keep asking Why! Science March Toronto, Nathan Philips Square, Toronto (See video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0fmNz5vWDPk and https://hotpoprobot.com/2018/04/14/we-progress-when-we-keeping-asking-why-artash-science-march-toronto-2018-nathan-philips-square/)

6 March 2018. Asteroids, Music, and Code. Hack n Tell, Top Hat, Toronto (See https://www.meetup.com/Toronto-Hack-and-Tell/events/247313314/)

18 February 2018. Guest Speaker. Inaugural Women’s Conference for Planetary Scientists and Beyond. The University of Toronto, Toronto. (https://hotpoprobot.com/2018/02/20/guest-speaker-women-in-planetary-science-and-exploration-wpse-toronto/)

11 February 2018. Featured Speaker: International Day of Women and Girls in Science. The Ontario Science Centre, Toronto. (See https://rascto.ca/content/osc-international-day-women-and-girls-science)

2017:

11 October 2017. Drop the Drought”, “Yes I Can” and Canadian Space Agency Visit. Ontario Science Centre. Organised by RASC Toronto Centre, Toronto.  (See video: https://www.rascto.ca/content/video-drop-drought-yes-i-can-and-canadian-space-agency-visit)

25 August 2017. Do It Yourself Astronomy Workshop.  MindCamp, YMCA Geneva Park, Orillia, Ontario (See https://www.instagram.com/p/BYKB1CejrvA/)

4 July 2017. Yes I Can / Oui Je Peux (Canadian SpaceApps 2017 Winning Presentation). The Canadian Space Agency, Saint-Hubert, Quebec.(See: https://hotpoprobot.com/2017/08/02/visit-to-the-canadian-space-agency-2/)

27 May 2017: Making Sense of Data from Space: The Citizen Science Approach. International Space Development Conference, St. Louis, USA. (See http://isdc2017.nss.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/ISDC-2017-Saturday-SCHEDULE-5-24-17.pdf)

2016:

 22 June 2016. Path-finding Rover for Planetary Exploration using Maze Solving Technology. Ontario Science Centre. Organised by RASC Toronto Centre,  (See https://www.rascto.ca/content/recreational-astronomy-night-27)

20 May 2016. Creating Advanced SmallSats Scientific Payload for Climate Change Monitoring using Off-the Shelf Electronics. International Space Development Conference, Puerto Rico, USA (See http://isdc.nss.org/2016/modules/schedule/programming/SCHEDULE.Friday.pdf)

2015:

International Space Development Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada