Manuel is the founder of VisualComplexity.com and a leading voice in the field of Information Visualization. He is also a frequent speaker in schools, conferences and festivals around the world.

Want to invite Manuel for an event? Drop him a line at:
m[at]mslima[dot]com
August 2013 TEA - National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts Taichung, Taiwan
Guest Speaker on Information Visualization.
July 2013 Harvard University Cambridge, MA, United States
Guest Speaker on Information Visualization.
July 2013 MIT Media Lab - Macro Connections Cambridge, MA, United States
Guest Speaker on Information Visualization.
November 2012 Fag Festival Odense, Denmark
Guest Speaker on Information Visualization.
November 2012 EMPAC - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy, NY, United States
Guest Speaker on Network Visualization.
October 2012 IEEE Professional Communication Conference Orlando, FL, United States
Guest Speaker on Network Visualization.
August 2012 Ars Electronica Linz, Austria
Guest Speaker on Information Visualization.
June 2012 Eyeo Conference Minneapolis, MN, United States
Guest Speaker on Network Visualization & Book signing event.
May 2012 See Conference Wiesbaden, Germany
Guest Speaker on Information Visualization.
May 2012 Parsons School of Design New York, NY, United States
Keynote Speaker on Information Visualization. MFA Design & Technology Symposium.
March 2012 New York Public Library New York, NY, United States
Guest Speaker. Panel on Data Visualization with Kaiser Fung, Andrew Gelman, Mark Hansen, and Tahir Hemphill. Organized by Leaders in Software and Art (LISA).
December 2011 Royal Society of Arts London, UK
Guest Speaker on Network Visualization & Book signing event.
December 2011 Itau Insights 2011 Sao Paulo, Brazil
Guest Speaker on Innovation & Visualization.
October 2011 Vermont College of Fine Arts - MFA Graphic Design Montpelier, VT, United States
Guest Speaker on Information Visualization & VisualComplexity.com
September 2011 New York Public Library New York, NY, United States
Book Launch - Visual Complexity: Mapping Patterns of Information
September 2011 Parsons School of Design New York, NY, United States
Book Launch - Visual Complexity: Mapping Patterns of Information
April 2011 TEDx Buenos Aires Buenos Aires, Argentina
Guest Speaker on Information Visualization
March 2011 Puget Sound SIGCHI Chapter Puget Sound, WA, United States
Guest Speaker on Information Visualization & VisualComplexity.com
March 2011 Northeastern University Boston, MA, United States
Guest Speaker on Information Visualization & VisualComplexity.com
March 2011 VIZBI 2011 – Broad Institute (MIT & Harvard) Cambridge, MA, United States
Guest Speaker on Information Visualization & VisualComplexity.com
February 2011 ITP – Tisch School of the Arts - NYU New York, NY, United States
Guest Speaker on Information Visualization & VisualComplexity.com
February 2011 Image in Science and Art Colloquium Lisbon, Portugal
Chair of a session dedicated to the visualization of complexity, with invited lecturers Jer Thorp, Miguel Cardoso, and Pedro Miguel Cruz
July 2010 Lift Marseille, France
Guest Speaker on Network Visualization
May 2010 University of Amsterdam Amsterdam, Netherlands
Invited critic on Information Visualization
May 2010 UXLX Lisbon, Portugal
Workshop on Network Visualization
February 2010 Royal College of Art London, United Kingdom
Guest Speaker on Network Visualization
February 2010 TEDx Porto Oporto, Portugal
Guest Speaker on Network Visualization
February 2010 ESAD Oporto, Portugal
Guest Speaker on Information Visualization & VisualComplexity.com
February 2010 Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto Oporto, Portugal
Guest Speaker on Information Visualization & VisualComplexity.com
February 2010 ESAG Penninghen Paris, France
Guest Speaker on Information Visualization & VisualComplexity.com
February 2010 Ecole nationale supérieure des Arts Décoratifs Paris, France
Workshop on Information Visualization
November 2009 EOI Business School Madrid, Spain
Guest Speaker on Information Visualization
November 2009 MediaLab Prado Madrid, Spain
Guest Speaker on Information Visualization & VisualComplexity.com
November 2009 Sheffield School of Architecture Sheffield, United Kingdom
Guest Speaker on Network Visualization
November 2009 Society for News Design Lisbon, Portugal
Guest Speaker on Network Visualization
July 2009 TED Global 2009 Oxford, United Kingdom
Guest Speaker on Information Visualization & VisualComplexity.com
July 2009 Open University London, United Kingdom
  Guest Speaker on Information Visualization & VisualComplexity.com
June 2009 Creativity and Technology (CAT) New York, NY, United States
Guest Speaker on Information Visualization & VisualComplexity.com
May 2009 Faculty of Architecture – Technical University of Lisbon Lisbon, Portugal
  Guest Speaker on Network Visualization
May 2009 Institute of Visual Arts, Design and Marketing (IADE) Lisbon, Portugal
  Guest Speaker on Network Visualization
April 2009 HATCHfest Asheville, NC, United States
  Guest Speaker on Information Visualization
February 2009 IxDA Interaction’09 Vancouver, BC, Canada
Guest Speaker on Network Visualization
December 2008 ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter - University of Manchester Manchester, United Kingdom
  Guest Speaker on Network Visualization
October 2008 CanariasMediaFest 2008 Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Spain
  Guest Speaker on the Visualization of Complex Networks and Data Visualization
October 2008 SHiFT’08 Lisbon, Portugal
Guest Speaker on the Visualization of Complex Networks and Data Visualization
October 2008 VizThink Berlin, Germany
  Guest Speaker on Information Visualization
May 2008 OFFF Lisbon, Portugal
Guest Speaker on Data Visualization. Discussion panel with: José Luis de Vicente, Aaron Koblin and Santiago Ortiz.
May 2008 Faculty of Fine Arts – University of Lisbon Lisbon, Portugal
  Guest Speaker on Information Visualization
September 2007 Information Aesthetics Symposium – TodaysArt Festival The Hague, Netherlands
Guest Speaker on Information Aesthetics & Visualization. Discussion panel with Casey Reas, Aaron Koblin, Marius Watz. Organized by <TAG>.
June 2007 reboot 9.0 Copenhagen, Denmark
Guest Speaker on the Visualization of Complex Networks and Data Visualization
June 2006 Upgrade! – Lisbon Village Festival Lisbon, Portugal
  Guest Speaker on the Visualization of Complex Networks and Data Visualization
May 2006 MeshForum San Francisco, CA, United States
Opening Key Speaker on the Visualization of Complex Networks
October 2005 IEEE Symposium on Information Visualization Minneapolis, MN, USA
Accepted poster: Blogviz: Mapping the Dynamics of Information Diffusion in Blogspace