Past (Selected)

2021

Planet Matters, MAK, Vienna, (upcoming September 4, 2021)
Museum of Applied Arts (MAK), Vienna, Austria 

Sliver Lecture Series, (upcoming June 10, 2021) URL
Institute of Applied Arts, Vienna

Year of Uncertainty (YoU) Series, May 7, 2021
Queen’s Museum

80+40 Inaugural Lecture, April 16, 2021
University of Kansas School of Architecture. URL

Architectural Research Centers Consortium 2021, April 10, 2021
Closing Panel Speaker

2020
On Value Circulation – Intersections of Food, Agriculture and Building Material Life Cycles-
Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain 
Roundtable Panelist, December 1, 2020. URL

Queens Museum, New York.
New Models of Material Life Cycle Design Research. Invited Lecture. October 5, 2020.

United Nations Climate Change: Cool Buildings for All.
Technical Expert Panel Presenter on Mitigation (TEM-M). September 30, 2020. URL

Coconut Coup D’etat: On Activating Generative Justice through Design. April 14, 2020.
Spitzer School of Architecture SCIAME Spring Lecture Series. City University of New York.

The State of Art of Architecture, (Milan, Italy) February 2020.
Triennale Milano, Milan, Italy. URL


2019
A-Z Nights 12: Talk by Mae-ling Lokko (Hasselt, Belgium), November 2019. URL

Methodological Frictions Panels (Berlin, Germany), October 2019.

Are Cities for Everyone?” Panel (Stockholm, Sweden),  May 2019
ArkDes, Swedish National Center for Architecture and Design. URL

Upcycling: Housing the Human Panel (Copenhagen, Denmark), April 2019
Royal Academy of Danish Arts


2018
4th Istanbul Design Biennial (Istanbul, Turkey) November 2018
Palaver + palaver Installation, Housing the Human Panel

Forecast Festival (Berlin, Germany) October 2018
Housing the Human Panel

Squash Nutrition (Liverpool, UK), September 2018
Guest Speaker

Demanio Marittimo. KM-278 (Ancona, Italy), July 2018
Housing the Human Competition Public Presentation

“In Conversation with Mae-ling Lokko”
Royal Institute of Architects-North (Liverpool, UK), July 2018. URL

Yale Center for Ecosystems in Architecture (New Lab, Brooklyn, NY)-
Transforming the DNA of the Built Environment (NYC), May 2018

Ruderal Ecologies Symposium (Troy, NY), April 2018. URL


2017
Design and Empire Symposium (Liverpool, UK), November 2017. URL

MESH Creative Confab (Accra, Ghana), July 2017. 


2016
New York Academy of Sciences, Summit on Science Enablement for the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (New York City, NY), December 2016
Summit Industry Participant

Bohlen and Associates (Seattle, WA), July 2016
AMBIS Technologies and Biomaterials Research Presentation

New York Academy of Sciences Proof of Concept Center Annual Meeting (New York City, NY), January 2016

AMBIS Technologies Inc. Presentation
High Tech Rochester Demo Day (Rochester, NY), June 2016
AMBIS Technologies Inc. Showcase Presentation


2015  
Upstate New York Clean Energy Demo Day (Rochester, NY), October 2015
AMBIS Business Technology Innovation Start-Up Presentation and Showcase

New York Clean Tech Open (New York City, NY), October 2015
AMBIS Business Technology Innovation Start-Up Presentation and Showcase

School of Architecture, University of North Carolina-Charlotte Lecture Series (Charlotte, NC), October 2014
Co-presenter with Chris Sharples (Research + Practice-CASE + SHoP Architects)

XXV International Union of Architect’s World Congress Conference (Durban, South Africa), August 2014
“Design for Society panelist and paper presenter

West Africa Built Environment Research Conference (Accra, Ghana), 2011 Session Co-chair. URL

Urban Heritage Strategies (Rotterdam, Netherlands), June 2011
National Delegate for Ghana


Mark