Events

I am an experienced speaker and moderator who has appeared at national conferences to discuss everything from technology policy to pop culture, as well as a performer active in the Washington, DC arts scene. Contact plaingreatproductions@gmail.com for booking requests.

Below is an overview of past and future events.

Upcoming

  • May 25, 2021: P&P Live! JoAnn Hill — Secret Washington D.C. A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure - with Andrea Peterson. Virtual event at 8pm ET.

History


  • March 3, 2021: Georgetown Communications and Technology Law Clinic Seminar guest lecturer at the invitation of Professor Laura Moy.

  • October 7, 2020: Georgetown Communications and Technology Law Clinic Seminar guest lecturer at the invitation of Professor Laura Moy.

  • July 23, 2020: Punk Rock Storytellers Unplugged, Ep. 111. Guest, Andrea Peterson of MidMountain.

  • February 6, 2020: Lizzie O’Shea in conversation with Andrea Peterson discussing O’Shea’s book Future Histories at Solid State Books in Washington, DC, 7:00-8p.m.

  • November 15, 2019: Pizza and Politics with the Dole Institute at the University of Kansas. Free pizza and conversation about cybersecurity, or whatever you want! Official title: “Modern Warfare: Public and Private Cyber Security Threats,” Friday, November 15th, 12:00-1:30 p.m at Alderson Auditorium, 4th Floor Kansas Memorial Union.

  • September 2019: Room For More Festival is local musicians, banding together to raise funds for Immigrant Families Together. A dispersed festival, organized by the DC DIY community and Plain Great Productions.

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    • Schedule:

      • Day 1 at Dwell, 9/13/2019 at 8pm, ft. Slokey, Faded Home and Tavor.

      • Day 2 at sPACYcLOUd, 9/14/2019 at 8pm, ft. Lizard Hands, Mistochord, Small Craft, and Richard Seymour.

      • Day 3 at Boundary Stone, 9/21/2019 at 9pm, ft. The Ambient Eye, Trash Boat and the Ambush, MidMountain, and dawnathan.

      • Day 4 at The Dew Drop Inn, 9/26/2019 at 8pm, ft. A Measured Response, Ethan Andrew, and Petty Indulgences.

      • Day 5 at Pie Shop (matinee), 9/28/2019 at 1pm, ft. Hostile Array, Ménage À Garage, MidMountain, and Zen Warship.

  • April 28, 2019: Awesome Con, Washington, DC, panelist "Relaunch or Sink: Successful Second TV Life."

  • April 17, 2019: Elkhorn / Literals / MidMountain at Right Proper Brookland, Washington, DC. Played full Fatal Female Agency show, featuring original feminist murder ballads set in the West Virginian Timber and mining boom plus history about the roots of the Appalachian murder ballad genre! $10 suggested donation cover, doors at 7:30.

  • March 27 2019: Data Privacy Summit in Washington, DC, hosted by Access Now, "Mapping the Online Data Ecosystem" Panel.

    • Moderator: Andrea Peterson (Investigator, Project on Government Oversight). Speakers: Afua Bruce (Director of Technology, New America's Public Interest Technology program), Lea Kissner (Chief Privacy Officer, Humu), Stephanie Nguyen (Designer + Researcher, Fellow, Center for Public Leadership at Harvard Kennedy School), Maurice Turner (Senior Technologist, Center for Democracy and Technology)

  • February 22, 2019: MidMountain / Abby Wendle with David Schulman / Rex Delafkaran at Rhizome, Washington, DC: All ages show as part of Rhizome's month-long sound-based "Sound Heals All Wounds" exhibition. Raised $250 benefiting RAINN via $10 suggested donation cover.

  • March 30, 2018: Awesome Con in Washington, DC. Panelist "Star Trek Discovery & a New Era of Diversity."

  • March 15, 2016: Protecting Broadband Privacy: The Privacy Obligations of Internet Service Providers One Year After Title II Reclassification panel moderator in Washington, DC, hosted by New America's Open Technology Institute.

  • March 9, 2016: Cybersecurity for a New America conference in Washington, DC, hosted by New America's Open Technology Institute. "How Much Regulation? Keeping the Public Safe in an Age of the Internet of Everything" with Federal Trade Commissioner Terrell McSweeney, interviewer.

  • April 20, 2015: State of the Net Wireless Conference in Washington, DC. "A Fireside Chat with Travis LeBlanc, The FCC's Enforcer," interviewer.

  • January 28, 2014: State of the Net Conference in Washington, DC. "The Third Era of Currency: How the Internet, Mathematics, & Bitcoin are Innovating Money" panel moderator.