Talks

I regularly give talks and run workshops, as part of my role at Raspberry Pi, and for fun. If you would like me to speak at your event, please contact me by email: ben [at] raspberrypi.org

Upcoming

Past

    2017

  • GPIO Zero

    AmsterJam
    Amsterdam, Netherlands
    9 September 2017
    slides
  • piwheels

    Cambridge Python User Group
    Cambridge, UK
    1 August 2017
    slides
  • Physical Computing with Python and Raspberry Pi

    EuroPython 2017
    Rimini, Italy
    14 July 2017
    slides
  • piwheels (lightning talk)

    EuroPython 2017
    Rimini, Italy
    13 July 2017
    slides
  • Remote GPIO workshop

    Raspberry Jam @ Pi Towers
    Cambridge
    1 July 2017
    slides
  • Traffic Lights controller with gpiozero and guizero

    Manchester CoderDojo
    Manchester, UK
    12 March 2017
  • Traffic Lights controller with gpiozero and guizero

    Manchester Raspberry Jam
    Manchester, UK
    11 March 2017
  • Raspberry Jam panel

    Raspberry Pi Big Birthday Weekend
    Cambridge, UK
    5 March 2017
    video
  • Build a traffic lights controller with gpiozero and guizero

    Raspberry Pi Big Birthday Weekend
    Cambridge, UK
    4 March 2017
  • GPIO Zero

    Raspberry Pi Big Birthday Weekend
    Cambridge, UK
    4 March 2017
    slides | video
  • Raspberry Pi and Python

    FOSDEM 2017
    Brussels, Belgium
    5 February 2017
    slides | video
  • Snapchat Photobooth

    Bett 2017
    London, UK
    25 January 2017
  • Snapchat selfies

    Raspberry Jam @ Pi Towers
    Cambridge, UK
    14 January 2017
  • GPIO Music Box

    Raspberry Jam @ Pi Towers
    Cambridge, UK
    14 January 2017
  • Traffic Lights controller with gpiozero and guizero

    Raspberry Jam @ Pi Towers
    Cambridge, UK
    14 January 2017
    slides
  • Physical Computing with Python and Raspberry Pi

    Cambridge Python user group
    Cambridge, UK
    10 January 2017
    slides
  • 2016

  • Code Club Raspberry Jams update

    Code Club UK Day
    London, UK
    24 November 2016
    slides
  • Bringing digital making to your library with Raspberry Pi

    Code Green - Cracking the Code
    Manchester, UK
    8 November 2016
    slides
  • Raspberry Pi for Everyone

    All Things Open 2016
    Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    27 October 2016
    slides | video
  • Sense HAT workshop

    Pi Towers Raspberry Jam
    Cambridge, UK
    15 October 2016
    slides
  • Python Picamera with GPIO Zero

    Pi Towers Raspberry Jam
    Cambridge, UK
    15 October 2016
    slides
  • Raspberry Jam

    Pi Towers Raspberry Jam
    Cambridge, UK
    15 October 2016
    slides
  • Raspberry Jam

    Glasgow Raspberry Jam
    Glasgow, UK
    8 October 2016
    slides
  • Raspberry Jam

    Raspberry Jam workshop
    Cambridge, UK
    1 October 2016
    slides
  • Designing a zero-boilerplate library for Raspberry Pi GPIO

    PyConUK
    Cardiff, UK
    18 September 2016
    slides
  • Physical computing with Python and Raspberry Pi

    Pycon Russia 2016
    Moscow, Russia
    4 July 2016
    slides | video
  • Raspberry Pi and the Community

    Wimbledon Raspberry Jam
    Wimbledon, UK
    26 June 2016
    slides
  • The Journey of a Raspberry Pi Creative Technologist

    Raspberry Pi Creative Technologists final weekend
    Cambridge, UK
    24 April 2016
    slides
  • Raspberry Pi and the community

    Cambridge Code Club meetup
    Cambridge, UK
    19 April 2016
    slides
  • The Raspberry Pi Community

    Picademy @ Google Manchester
    Manchester, UK
    22 March 2016
    slides
  • Physical Computing with Scratch and Python

    Picademy @ Google Manchester
    Manchester, UK
    21 March 2016
    slides
  • The Raspberry Pi Community

    Picademy @ Google Manchester
    Cambridge, UK
    14 March 2016
    slides
  • Physical Computing with Scratch and Python

    Picademy @ Google Manchester
    Manchester, UK
    13 March 2016
    slides
  • GPIO Zero with CamJam Edu Kit 1

    Raspberry Pi 4th Birthday Party
    Cambridge, UK
    6 March 2016
    slides
  • Physical Computing with GPIO Zero

    Raspberry Pi 4th Birthday Party
    Cambridge, UK
    6 March 2016
    video
  • The Raspberry Jam Community

    Raspberry Pi 4th Birthday Party
    Cambridge, UK
    5 March 2016
    slides
  • Abstraction 101

    Raspberry Pi 4th Birthday Party
    Cambridge, UK
    5 March 2016
    slides
  • Python Picamera with GPIO Zero

    Picademy USA
    Mountain View, California, USA
    27 February 2016
    slides
  • Physical computing for beginners with GPIO Zero

    Bett 2016
    London, UK
    20 January 2016
    slides
  • Developing a Friendly Python API for Physical Computing

    Cambridge Python User Group
    Cambridge, UK
    5 January 2016
    slides
  • 2015

  • Physical computing with GPIO Zero

    Oggcamp 2015
    Liverpool, UK
    1 November 2015
    slides
  • Physical computing with GPIO Zero

    Peterborough Raspberry Jam
    Peterborough, UK
    24 October 2015
    slides
  • Physical computing with GPIO Zero

    Peterborough Coding Evening
    Peterborough, UK
    20 October 2015
    slides
  • Pecha Kucha

    Raspberry Pi Creative Technologists Hack Weekend
    London, UK
    17 October 2015
  • Physical computing with GPIO Zero

    London Coding Evening
    London, UK
    15 October 2015
    slides
  • The story of pyjokes

    PyConUK 2015
    Coventry, UK
    19 September 2015
    slides
  • Physical computing with Python and Raspberry Pi

    PyConUK 2015
    Coventry, UK
    18 September 2015
    slides | video
  • Building a Python API for Raspberry Pi Hardware

    CamJam
    Cambridge, UK
    12 September 2015
    slides | video
  • Teach, Learn and Make with Raspberry Pi

    Raspberry Pi in Estonia Launch
    Tallinn, Estonia
    7 September 2015
    slides
  • Raspberry Pi in Estonia

    Raspberry Pi in Estonia Launch
    Tallinn, Estonia
    7 September 2015
    video
  • Introduction to Raspberry Pi (Secondary)

    Raspberry Pi in Estonia Launch
    Tallinn, Estonia
    7 September 2015
    slides
  • Introduction to Raspberry Pi (Primary)

    Raspberry Pi in Estonia Launch
    Tallinn, Estonia
    7 September 2015
    slides
  • Teach, Learn and Make with Raspberry Pi (webinar)

    Informatics Summer School
    Tallinn, Estonia
    21 August 2015
    slides
  • Physical computing with Python and Raspberry Pi

    EuroPython 2015
    Bilbao, Spain
    23 July 2015
    slides | video
  • Pecha Kucha

    Raspberry Pi Creative Technologists Hack Weekend
    Sheffield, UK
    18 July 2015
    slides
  • Picamera, Flask and the Twitter API workshop

    Raspberry Pi Creative Technologists Hack Weekend
    Sheffield, UK
    18 July 2015
    slides
  • Getting started with Python Picamera

    Picademy #9
    Cambridge, UK
    13 July 2015
    slides
  • Plantpot Greenhouse Workshop

    Build Your Own
    Liverpool, UK
    11 July 2015
  • Plantpot Greenhouse Workshop

    Build Your Own
    Liverpool, UK
    27 June 2015
  • Python for PHP Developers

    PHP Cambridge User Group
    Cambridge, UK
    23 June 2015
    slides
  • Getting started with Python Picamera

    Picademy North
    York, UK
    26 May 2015
    slides
  • Build your product around the best supported mini computer in the world

    Maker Faire Bay Area
    San Francisco, CA, USA
    16 May 2015
    slides
  • Getting started with Python Picamera

    Picademy #8
    Cambridge, UK
    27 April 2015
    slides
  • Hands on Raspberry Pi

    Raspberry Pi Creative Technologists Induction Weekend
    Cambridge, UK
    18 April 2015
    slides
  • Pecha Kucha

    Raspberry Pi Creative Technologists Induction Weekend
    Cambridge, UK
    18 April 2015
    slides
  • Raspberry Pi Foundation Intro

    Raspberry Pi Creative Technologists Induction Weekend
    Cambridge, UK
    18 April 2015
    slides
  • Raspberry Pi Education Team panel

    Raspberry Pi Birthday Weekend
    Cambridge, UK
    28 February 2015
  • Raspberry Jams panel

    Raspberry Pi Birthday Weekend
    Cambridge, UK
    28 February 2015
  • How Raspberry Pi (an Educational Charity) Funds Itself without Rattling a Tin

    NorDevCon
    Norwich, UK
    20 February 2015
    slides
  • Python Picamera Workshop

    Picademy #7
    Cambridge, UK
    16 February 2015
    slides
  • Raspberry Pi

    Garage48
    Tallinn, Estonia
    10 February 2015
  • Raspberry Pi for startups

    Startup Incubator
    Tallinn, Estonia
    10 February 2015
    slides
  • Raspberry Pi

    British Embassy in Tallinn
    Tallinn, Estonia
    10 February 2015
    slides
  • Getting Started with Minecraft Pi

    BETT 2015
    London, UK
    23 January 2015
  • Getting Started with Python Picamera

    BETT 2015
    London, UK
    22 January 2015
  • 2014

  • Python Picamera Workshop

    Picademy #5
    Cambridge, UK
    27 October 2014
    slides
  • Raspberry Pi in Education

    Barcamp Manchester 2014
    Manchester, UK
    19 October 2014
    slides
  • Blimps (slideshow karaoke)

    Barcamp Manchester 2014
    Manchester, UK
    18 October 2014
    slides
  • Raspberry Pi in Science Education

    IMA North West
    Manchester, UK
    14 October 2014
    slides
  • Pioneering the future of computing education

    PyCon Ireland 2014
    Dublin, Ireland
    11 October 2014
    slides
  • Documenting your project with mkdocs

    PySS 2014
    San Sebastian, Spain
    28 September 2014
  • Python on Pi (keynote)

    PySS 2014
    San Sebastian, Spain
    27 September 2014
    slides
  • PyPi (not that one) [Python on Pi]

    PyConUK 2014
    Coventry, UK
    21 September 2014
    slides | video
  • Python Programming in Science Education

    EuroSciPy 2014
    Cambridge, UK
    30 August 2014
    slides | video
  • Raspberry Pi US Tour Talk

    Utah State University
    Logan, UT, USA
    20 August 2014
    slides | video
  • Raspberry Pi US Tour Talk

    Provo Web Academy
    Provo, UT, USA
    19 August 2014
    slides
  • Raspberry Pi US Tour Talk

    denhac
    Denver, CO, USA
    17 August 2014
    slides
  • Raspberry Pi US Tour Talk

    TinkerMill
    Denver, CO, USA
    17 August 2014
    slides
  • Raspberry Pi US Tour Talk

    MoreNET
    Colombia, MO, USA
    16 August 2014
    video
  • Raspberry Pi US Tour Talk

    Arch Reactor Hackerspace
    St. Louis, MO, USA
    15 August 2014
    slides
  • Raspberry Pi US Tour Talk

    St. John Vianney High School
    St. Louis, MO, USA
    15 August 2014
    slides
  • Raspberry Pi US Tour Talk

    FirstBuild
    Louisville, KY, USA
    14 August 2014
  • Raspberry Pi US Tour Talk

    LVL1
    Louisville, KY, USA
    14 August 2014
    slides
  • Raspberry Pi US Tour Talk

    Fayette Academy
    Somerville, TN, USA
    13 August 2014
    slides
  • Raspberry Pi US Tour Talk

    R L Young Elementary School
    Talladega, AL, USA
    12 August 2014
    slides
  • Raspberry Pi US Tour Talk

    Red Bank Middle School
    Chattanooga, TN, USA
    11 August 2014
    slides
  • Raspberry Pi US Tour Talk

    Geekspace Gwinnett
    Lawrenceville, GE, USA
    10 August 2014
    slides
  • Raspberry Pi US Tour Talk

    UNC Charlotte
    Charlotte, NC, USA
    8 August 2014
    slides
  • Raspberry Pi US Tour Talk

    Code in the Classroom
    Raleigh, NC, USA
    7 August 2014
    slides | video
  • Python on Pi

    DC Python / Django District
    Washington, DC, USA
    6 August 2014
    slides
  • Raspberry Pi US Tour Talk

    STEM Ladder
    New York City, NY, USA
    5 August 2014
    slides
  • Pioneering the Future of Computing Education

    EuroPython 2014
    Berlin, Germany
    24 July 2014
    slides | video
  • GitHub in Education

    Picademy #3
    Cambridge, UK
    14 July 2014
    slides
  • Python Picamera Workshop

    Picademy #3
    Cambridge, UK
    14 July 2014
    slides
  • Python Picamera Workshop

    CamJam
    Cambridge, UK
    5 July 2014
    slides
  • Contributing to Raspberry Pi Learning on GitHub

    CamJam
    Cambridge, UK
    5 July 2014
    slides | video
  • GitHub in Education

    Picademy #2
    Cambridge, UK
    16 June 2014
    slides
  • Python Picamera Workshop

    Picademy #2
    Cambridge, UK
    16 June 2014
    slides
  • Raspberry Pi Lego Animation workshop

    CodeClub Event
    Cambridge, UK
    12 June 2014
  • Raspberry Pi Lego Animation workshop

    Cheltenham Science Festival
    Cheltenham, UK
    7 June 2014
  • Getting Started with Raspberry Pi

    Manchester Girl Geeks Barcamp 2014
    Manchester, UK
    31 May 2014
  • GitHub in Education

    Picademy #1
    Cambridge, UK
    14 April 2014
  • Python Picamera Workshop

    Picademy #1
    Cambridge, UK
    14 April 2014
    slides
  • Raspberry Jams Panel Discussion

    Raspberry Jamboree 2014
    Manchester, UK
    1 March 2014
  • Pioneering the Future of Computing Education

    Raspberry Jamboree 2014
    Manchester, UK
    1 March 2014
    slides
  • Python Picamera Workshop

    Raspberry Jamboree 2014
    Manchester, UK
    28 February 2014
    slides
  • Raspberry Pi

    Hyper Island
    Manchester, UK
    25 February 2014
    slides
  • Raspberry Pi Demos

    BETT 2014
    London, UK
    22 January 2014
  • 2013

  • Raspberry Pi News / My Last Jam

    Manchester Raspberry Jam XVI
    Manchester, UK
    16 November 2013
    slides | video
  • Raspberry Pi & Manchester Raspberry Jam

    Madlab
    Manchester, UK
    16 October 2013
    slides
  • Raspberry Pi News

    Manchester Raspberry Jam XV
    Manchester, UK
    12 October 2013
    slides
  • Raspberry Pi & Manchester Raspberry Jam

    Linux Works
    Berlin, Germany
    19 September 2013
    slides
  • Raspberry Pi & Manchester Raspberry Jam

    Geek2Geek
    Berlin, Germany
    17 September 2013
    slides
  • Raspberry Pi & Raspberry Jams

    PHP North West User Group
    Manchester, UK
    6 August 2013
    slides
  • Internet Blocking Panel Discussion

    Barcamp Blackpool
    Blackpool, UK
    28 July 2013
  • Intro to MongoDB

    Barcamp Blackpool
    Blackpool, UK
    27 July 2013
    slides
  • Raspberry Pi & Raspberry Jams

    Barcamp Blackpool
    Blackpool, UK
    27 July 2013
    slides
  • Raspberry Pi News

    Manchester Raspberry Jam XIV
    Manchester, UK
    13 July 2013
    slides
  • Digital Skills Web Workshop

    Digital Skills for Women
    Manchester, UK
    30 June 2013
    slides
  • Playing with your Twitter Archive in MongoDB

    Manchester MongoDB User group
    Manchester, UK
    10 June 2013
    slides
  • Webcams and the Raspberry Pi Camera Module

    York Raspberry Jam
    York, UK
    8 June 2013
    slides
  • Python Intro Workshop

    York Raspberry Jam
    York, UK
    8 June 2013
  • Webcams and the Raspberry Pi Camera Module

    Manchester Raspberry Jam XII
    Manchester, UK
    2 June 2013
    slides
  • Python Intro

    Manchester Raspberry Jam XII
    Manchester, UK
    2 June 2013
  • Raspberry Pi Weather Station

    Manchester Raspberry Jam XII
    Manchester, UK
    1 June 2013
    slides
  • Raspberry Pi News

    Manchester Raspberry Jam XII
    Manchester, UK
    1 June 2013
    slides
  • Intro to MongoDB

    Python North West User Group
    Manchester, UK
    16 May 2013
    slides
  • Raspberry Pi News

    Manchester Raspberry Jam XI
    Manchester, UK
    11 May 2013
    slides
  • MongoDB for Developers Course Review

    Manchester MongoDB User Group
    Manchester, UK
    29 April 2013
    slides
  • Free Software Culture

    Ubuntu & Upstream Unconference
    Manchester, UK
    21 April 2013
    slides
  • Build a Python Learning Tool

    Python North West User Group
    Manchester, UK
    18 April 2013
    slides
  • Raspberry Pi News

    Manchester Raspberry Jam X
    Manchester, UK
    13 April 2013
    slides
  • Python Intro Workshop

    STEM Raspberry Jam
    Manchester, UK
    18 March 2013
  • Raspberry Why?

    STEM Raspberry Jam
    Manchester, UK
    18 March 2013
    slides
  • Free Software Culture

    Manchester Girl Geeks Barcamp 2013
    Manchester, UK
    16 March 2013
    slides | video
  • Raspberry Jam panel discussion

    Raspberry Jamboree 2013
    Manchester, UK
    9 March 2013
    video
  • Raspberry Pi News

    Manchester Raspberry Jam IX
    Manchester, UK
    17 February 2013
    slides
  • About Manchester Raspberry Jam

    Raspberry Pi STEM Ambassador Workshop
    Manchester, UK
    17 January 2013
  • Raspberry Pi News

    Manchester Raspberry Jam VIII
    Manchester, UK
    12 January 2013
    slides
  • 2012

  • Raspberry Pi News

    Manchester Raspberry Jam VII
    Manchester, UK
    9 December 2012
    slides
  • Python and SciPy Performance on the Raspberry Pi

    Python North West User Group
    Manchester, UK
    22 November 2012
  • Raspberry Pi – the £30 computer

    Maths Jam Conference
    Crewe, UK
    17 November 2012
    slides
  • Raspberry Pi News

    Manchester Raspberry Jam VI
    Manchester, UK
    11 November 2012
    slides
  • Raspberry Pi News

    Manchester Raspberry Jam V
    Manchester, UK
    20 October 2012
    slides
  • About Manchester Raspberry Jam

    BCS/IET Young Professionals’ Lecture
    Manchester, UK
    18 October 2012
  • Getting Excited about Python

    Manchester Metropolitan University
    Manchester, UK
    28 September 2012
  • Raspberry Pi News

    Manchester Raspberry Jam IV
    Manchester, UK
    8 September 2012
    slides
  • Raspberry Pi News

    Manchester Raspberry Jam III
    Manchester, UK
    11 August 2012
    slides
  • Lightning Intro to Python

    PHP North West User Group
    Manchester, UK
    7 August 2012
    slides
  • Raspberry Pi News

    Manchester Raspberry Jam II
    Manchester, UK
    14 July 2012
    slides
  • My Generation

    Manchester Raspberry Jam I
    Manchester, UK
    9 June 2012
  • Preston CodeJo Review & Recap

    Ubuntu & Upstream Unconference
    Manchester, UK
    28 April 2012
  • Nontransitive Dice

    Hack To The Future
    Preston, UK
    11 February 2012
  • 2011

  • University Education

    PHP North West Conference (unconference track)
    Manchester, UK
    8 October 2011
    slides
  • Data Visualisation

    PHP North West User Group
    Manchester, UK
    1 August 2011
  • Data Visualisation

    Manchester Metropolitan University
    Manchester, UK
    11 May 2011
  • Fractal Geometry

    Barcamp Sheffield
    Sheffield, UK
    16 April 2011