On 8 April, 2016 I gave a talk at the University of Melbourne in the Knot Invariants seminar. The talk was entitled “Hyperbolic volume and the Mahler measure of the A-polynomial”.

## Talk on trinities, hypergraphs, contact structures, March 2016

On 14 March, 2016 I gave a talk at Monash University in the Discrete Mathematics seminar. The talk was entitled “Trinities, hypergraphs, and contact structures”. Slides from the talk are available.

## Trinities, SFH, contact structures, Kioloa Jan 2016

On 12 January, 2016 I gave a talk at the Workshop on Gromov-Witten theory, Gauge Theory, and Dualities at ANU Kioloa. The talk was entitled “Trinities, sutured Floer homology, and contact structure”. Slides from the talk are available.

## Counting curves on surfaces, AustMS Sep 2015

>On 30 September, 2015 I gave a talk at the Australian Mathematical Society Annual Meeting at Flinders University, in Adelaide. The talk was entitled “Counting curves on surfaces”. Slides from the talk are available.

## Geometric quantisation and A-polynomials, June 2015

On 12 June, 2015 I gave a talk at the University of Melbourne, in the Moduli Spaces seminar. The talk was entitled “Geometric quantisation and calculation of A-polynomials”.

## The A-polynomial, symplectic geometry, and quantisation, May 2015

On 15 May, 2015 I gave a talk at the University of Melbourne, in the Moduli Spaces seminar. The talk was entitled “The A-polynomial, symplectic geometry, and quantisation”.

## Contact topology and holomorphic invariants, Feb 2015

On 18 February, 2015 I gave a talk at Tokyo Institute of Technology. The talk was entitled “Contact topology and holomorphic invariants via elementary combinatorics”. Slides are available.

## Strings, fermions, curves on surfaces, ANZMC Dec 2014

On 11 December, 2014 I gave a talk at the 8th Australia New Zealand Mathematics Convention, at the University of Melbourne, as part of the Geometry and Topology session. Slides are available.

## Strings, fermions, curves on surfaces, Unimelb Oct 2014

On 24 October, 2014 I gave a talk at the University of Melbourne, for the Algebra-Geometry-Topology Seminar. Slides are available.

## Discrete contact geometry, May 2014

On 12 May, 2014 I gave a talk at the Monash University Discrete Mathematics Seminar. Slides are available.