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Here is a list of my academic presentations. Some of them went better than others. If for some strange reason anyone would like a copy of the PowerPoint file for one or more of these then please feel free to email me (contact info on the home page).

  1. Oberg, A. (2017, December). AI and the possibility of a robotic "self": The (no)self in Buddhism and implications for self-artificiality and self-generation. Presented at the Buddhism and the Fourth Industrial Revolution International Conference, Seoul, South Korea.
  2. Oberg, A. (2017, June). Once we have discovered: Postcapitalism and a sustainable future. Invited lecture given to Kochi University of Technology’s Research Center for Future Design. Kochi City, Kochi Prefecture, Japan.
  3. Oberg, A. (2017, May). Turning off the Terminator: Consciousness, the self and the modern quest for living AI. Presented at the Self: Between Consciousness and Non-Being International Conference, Sapporo, Japan.
  4. Oberg, A. (2017, February). Is the idea of the thing in the thing itself?: The ethics of technology transfer and “onsite reverse innovation”. Invited lecture given to Hiroshima University's Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation's Taoyaka Program faculty and students, Higashi-Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan.
  5. Oberg, A. (2016, October). How should we regard our fast approaching deaths? Presented at the 10th International Conference on Applied Ethics, Sapporo, Japan.
  6. Oberg, A. (2016, May). Epicurus was right (sort of): Thinking about death. Presented at the 8th Annual Japan Association for Contemporary and Applied Philosophy Conference, Tokyo, Japan.
  7. Oberg, A. (2015, July). 自然災害と予知不可能な死:私たち自身の死について考えるためのよい方法はあるのか? (This talk was given in Japanese, the English translation of the title is: Natural disasters and death’s unpredictability: Is there a good way to think about our own deaths?) Presented to the International Research Center for Philosophy, Tokyo, Japan.
  8. Oberg, A. (2015, May). Searching for a better definition of the self. Presented at the Self and (its) Realization(s) International Conference, Sapporo, Japan.
  9. Oberg, A. (2014, October-November). Beating the bystander effect: Surveillance, moral behavior, and the self. Presented at the 9th International Conference on Applied Ethics, Sapporo, Japan.
  10. Oberg, A. (2014, June). TEDagogy: Using TED Talks to build critical thinking skills. Presented at the National JALT CALL Conference, Nagoya, Japan.
  11. Oberg, A. (2014, May). After the Snowden leaks: Considering government surveillance from a broader perspective. Presented at the 6th Annual Japan Association for Contemporary and Applied Philosophy Conference, Takatsuki City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan.
  12. Oberg, A. (2013, July). This has got nothing to do with George. Presented at the 2013 Joint Meeting of the Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy and the Australasian Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy, Singapore, Singapore.
  13. Oberg, A. (2012, May). Analysis of a student-centered mobile learning approach. Presented at the International CALL 2012 Conference, Taichung, Taiwan.
  14. Oberg, A. (2012, February). Receptive and productive vocabulary acquisition: Examining the processing time required and searching for hints of a memory threshold. Presented at the International CamTESOL Conference, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
  15. Oberg, A. & Daniels, P. (2011, June). Self-paced study via the iPod Touch: Research report. Co-presented at the National JALT CALL Conference, Kurume City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.
  16. Oberg, A. (2010, February). Applying Moodle software-based quizzes and surveys to the classroom environment. Presented at the Winter East Shikoku JALT Conference, Kochi City, Kochi Prefecture, Japan.
  17. Oberg, A. (2008, February). Effectively using multi-media materials in a CALL setting. Presented at the Winter East Shikoku JALT Conference, Kochi City, Kochi Prefecture, Japan.
  18. Oberg, A. (2007, September). Teaching vocabulary to low-level learners. Presented at the Fall East Shikoku JALT Conference, Kochi City, Kochi Prefecture, Japan.