Conference Keynote Speaker: 13 November 2015, “Novelty and Relevance in Music Recommendation”, Musimorphoses Conference 2015, Paris
26 February 2014, “Evaluating the evaluation: The case of music classification”, LIAAD Research Seminar Series, Porto, Portugal
19 September 2013, “Confounding factors in Music Autotagging”, Research Seminar of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra Department of Communication and Information Technologies, Spain
26 April 2013, “Are we there yet?! A critical take on some Music Information Retrieval technologies”, Research Seminar of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra Department of Communication and Information Technologies, Spain
20 March 2013, “Working in Committee”, International Workshop on Cross-disciplinary and Multi-cultural Perspectives on Musical Rhythm, NYU’s Abu Dhabi Institute, United Arab Emirates.
25 January 2013, “Music Data Mining”, Doctoral Symposium in Informatics Engineering, Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, Portugal.
25 January 2011, “Why and How should MIR Research Open up to all Music Modalities?” Dagstuhl seminar on Multimodal Music Processing, Dagstuhl, Germany.
4 December 2009, “Sound and Music content processing (with a focus on INESC Porto’s research)”. MAP-Tele Doctoral Programme, Porto, Portugal.
15 October 2008, “Sound and Music content processing at INESC Porto”. Centre for Informatics and Systems of the University of Coimbra, Portugal.
26 June 2008, “Music content processing”. Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná, Curitiba, Brasil.
29 June 2007, “Research trends in content processing of music audio signals”. Spoken Language Systems Lab, INESC ID, Lisboa, Portugal.
16 May 2006, “Acoustic cues to beat induction: A machine-learning approach”. Laboratoire d’Etude de l’Apprentissage et du Développement (LEAD), Dijon, France.
7 March 2006, “Computational approaches to the perception of musical rhythm”. Center of Cognitive Science, University of Porto, Portugal.
16 December 2003, “From low-level sound processing to content-based music processing: Activities of the Music Technology Group in Barcelona”. Konversatorium aus Art/ificial Intelligence, Department of Medical Cybernetics and Artificial Intelligence, University of Vienna, Austria.
10 December 2003, “Automatic rhythm description of musical audio signals”. Neural Computation Group research seminar, Austrian Research Institute for AI, Vienna, Austria.
17 November 2003, “Content-based transformation of audio recordings: Swing modifications”. AI seminar, Department of Medical Cybernetics and Artificial Intelligence, University of Vienna, Austria.