2016 – QUT Creative Industries Faculty Advisory Committee Member
2013 – ‘Creative 3’ presented a Master class on ‘Gamification’
2012 – Presentation to federal government ministers on interactive processes and game mechanics to visualise operational data.
2011 – X Media Lab Sweden
2010 – Queensland Screen Industry Council, Market Now Forum. Speaker: Panel for “Turning 360 Degrees: How to dip your toe into the Trans-media environment”.
2010 – TED x Youth Brisbane Speaker: “The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of producing Multi- platform content”.
2005 – B-TWEEN International Interactive Content Conference Doncaster University Speaker: “The development of the Fat Cow Motel online components”. Project Mentor: X Media Lab UK taking teams through the various stages of getting a multimedia project off the ground
2005 – AIMIA : Thom was on the Board of AIMIA Queensland between 2005-08.
2004 – QUT – Lecturer: Masters of Interaction Design
2004 – QUT CREATIVE INDUSTRIES- co-operative Research Centre Official SME within the QUT CRC ACID (Australasian Centre for Interaction design) Collaboration on several creative and technical research projects.