"Participatory Budgeting in the US," Lectures in Planning
Series, Columbia University, February 15, 2011.
"Participatory Budgeting: A New Tool for Democratic Decision-Making,"
National League of Cities Congress, Denver, December 2, 2010.
“Introduction to Participatory Budgeting,” United
States Social Forum, Detroit, June 25, 2010.
“Making Democracy Fun: Games as Tools for Community Participation,”
Democracy as a Way of Life conference, Rosario, Argentina,
May 13, 2010.
“Participatory Budgeting as a Tool for Affordable Housing,” No
MAHS: No More "Affordable" Housing Scams conference,
Hunter College, New York, March 27, 2010
“Can Participatory Budgeting Work
in the U.S.?” The
New York State Political Science Association conference,
New York, April 25, 2009.
“Participatory Budgeting: Public Control over Public Money,” The
City from Below conference, Baltimore, March 29, 2009.
“Participatory Budgets: From Venezuela to the U.S.,” Forum
on the Solidarity Economy, Amherst, MA, March 21, 2009.
“Games as Democracy? Participatory Planning Games in Rosario, Argentina,”
Janey Program in Latin American Studies Workshop, The New School
for Social Research, February 10, 2009.
“Games, Play, and Democracy,” Politics in Progress Workshop,
The New School for Social Research, November 3, 2008.
Democracy Fun: Using Games for Democratic Decision-Making,”
Democracy by Doing: Alternative Practices in Citizenship Learning
and Participatory Democracy, University of Toronto, October
"Playing with Power: Empowered Political Games in Participatory
Democratic Processes," The American Association of Geographers
Annual Meeting, Boston, April 16, 2008.
Democracy through Participatory Budgeting," The North
American New Humanist Forum, New York City, November 17,
"Participatory Budgeting in Canada and Around the World,"
Participatory Budgeting Workshop at the City of Kitchener, Ontario
(Canada), June 13, 2007.
Councils in Venezuela: Nationalizing Participatory Planning,"
Network 2007 Conference Race,
Class and Community Recovery: From the Neighborhood to the Nation
and Beyond, New Orleans, June 2, 2007.
Participativos: Una Herramienta para la Gestión Democrática,"
The conference El IVU y el Desarrollo Municipal:1era Conferencia
sobre las Oportunidades que brinda el IVU, Sociedad Puertorriqueña
de Planificación (Puerto Rican Planning Society), San Juan, Puerto
Rico, May 24, 2007.
"Presupuestos Participativos en Norteamérica: Extensiones horizontales
y submunicipales," International
Conference on Participatory Budgeting, Málaga, Spain, March
30, 2007. [español] [english]
"Communal Councils in Venezuela," The
Left Forum, New York City, March 10, 2007.
"Co-ops and Participatory
National Conference of Democratic Workplaces, New York City,
October 13, 2006.
Councils in Venezuela: Participatory Democracy at the National Level?",
Democracy Convention, Madison, Wisconsin, October 1, 2006.
Budgeting with Youth," Planners
Network conference Tending
the Garden: From Grassroots to Green Roofs, Chicago, June
Learns What in Participatory Democracy?" The Canadian Society
for the Study of Education conference at the Congress
of the Humanities and Social Sciences, York University,
Toronto, May 30, 2006.
"Participatory Budgeting in North America," The
Left Forum, New York City, March 11, 2006.
With Daniel Schugurensky, "Learning
citizenship and democracy through participatory budgeting: The case
of Rosario, Argentina", Democratic
Practices as Learning Opportunities: Comparing International Experiences
& Understandings, Teachers College/Columbia University,
New York City, November 4th, 2005. [powerpoint
of paper presented]
Budgeting in Canada", The Alternatives
Local Action to Global Citizenship, Montreal, September
ciudadanía y democracia a través del presupuesto participativo:
El caso de Rosario", Participatory Budgeting Workshop at
the Municipality of Rosario, Argentina, August 11, 2005.