Cross-lingual Transfer learning (updated with MAD-X)
CIMAT campus Guanajuato seminar, virtual, October 2020
UIUC-NLP seminar, virtual, October 2020
AI Saturdays Abeokuta, virtual, October 2020

Cross-lingual Transfer Learning (shorter version)
ML Dublin meetup, virtual, July 2020. Video

Cross-lingual Transfer Learning
London ML meetup, virtual, June 2020. Video
School of AI Algiers, virtual, July 2020. Video

Cross-lingual Transfer Learning
Heidelberg.ai meetup, Heidelberg, February 2020. Video


Unsupervised Cross-lingual Representation Learning
Economics and Big Data meetup, New York, November 2019

Cross-lingual word embeddings and beyond
NLP session, Deep Learning Indaba 2019, August 2019

4th Workshop on Representation Learning for NLP
Workshop, ACL 2019, August 2019 (together with Isabelle Augenstein, Spandana Gella, Katharina Kann, Burcu Can, Johannes Welbl, Alexis Conneau, Xiang Ren, and Marek Rei)

Unsupervised Cross-lingual Representation Learning
Tutorial, ACL 2019, August 2019 (together with Ivan Vulić and Anders Søgaard)

Transfer Learning in Open-Source NLP
Keynote, spaCy IRL, Berlin, July 2019. Video

Transfer Learning in NLP and Beyond
Invited talk, ILCC seminar, Edinburgh, June 2019

Transfer Learning in Natural Language Processing
Tutorial, NAACL-HLT 2019, Minneapolis, June 2019 (together with Matthew Peters, Swabha Swayamdipta, and Thomas Wolf)

Frontiers of Multi-task Learning
Guest lecture, NLP course, UCL, March 2019

Neural Transfer Learning for Natural Language Processing
PhD Defence, National University of Ireland, Galway, February 2019

Latent Multi-Task Architecture Learning
AAAI 2019, Honolulu, February 2019


Transfer learning with language models
Belgium NLP meetup, Brussels, October 2018

Frontiers of Natural Language Processing
NLP session, Deep Learning Indaba, Stellenbosch, September 2018. Video

Neural Semi-supervised Learning under Domain Shift
AI2 Tech Talk, Seattle, August 2018. Video (together with Jeremy Howard)

On the Limitations of Unsupervised Bilingual Dictionary Induction
Oral presentation, ACL 2018, Melbourne, July 2018. Video

Strong Baselines for Neural Semi-supervised Learning under Domain Shift
Oral presentation, ACL 2018, Melbourne, July 2018. Video

Successes and Frontiers of Deep Learning
Keynote, [email protected] Deep Learning Workshop, Dublin, May 2018


Optimization for Deep Learning
Guest Lecture, Computational Intelligence Course, DIT, Dublin, November 2017

Transfer Learning for NLP
Invited talk, Machine Learning @ CUED, Cambridge, October 2017
South England NLP Meetup, London, October 2017
NLP Copenhagen Meetup, Copenhagen, May 2017

Transfer Learning – The Next Frontier for ML
Accenture Tech Talk, Dublin, March 2017
LinkedIn Tech Talk, Dublin, March 2017


NIPS 2016 Highlights
NLP Dublin Meetup, Dublin, December 2016

A Hierarchical Model of Reviews for Aspect-based Sentiment Analysis
Insight SIG NLP Meetup, Galway, August 2016

Softmax Approximations for Learning Word Embeddings and Language Modeling
NLP Dublin Meetup, Dublin, August 2016