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Workshop, “The importance of trauma, virtue and compassion for clinicians and clients: Psychosocial Issues are Everybody’s business,” The 57th International Spinal Cord Society Annual Scientific Meeting,
Sydney, September 2018.

Keynote, “Flesh, Spirit, and Virtue: the Challenge of Character and Public Advocacy,” the Summer Institute of Disability in Theology, Raleigh, North Carolina, June 2018.

“Disabling Virtue: Humility, Pride and the Flourishing of People with a Disability,” Ethics, Virtue, & the Catholic Tradition symposium, Institute for Ethics & Society, University of Notre Dame Australia, Sydney, 30 August 2017.

“Ministering to the Needs of the World: Mission and Ecclesiology,” International Dialogue Between The World Communion of Reformed Churches And Pentecostalism, Sydney, 1-5 December 2017.

Keynote, “Disability and justice in the church and contemporary media,” 3 September 2016. Australasian Religious Press Association Conference 2016.

“Reason, will, and theological anthropology – a friendly disagreement with Hans Reinders,” Exclusion and Embrace: Disability, Justice and Spirituality Conference, Melbourne, 21-23 August 2016.

“Disabled, Spiritual, and Sexual: Reimagining Beauty, Eros, and Sensuality through the Lens of Disability,” SPS, Los Angeles, 9-12 March 2016.

“Hoping to Flourish with a Broken Body,” Plenary Speaker at Flourishing in Faith: Positive Psychology and Theology Conference, St Peter’s College, Adelaide, 29-30 September 2014.

“Disability and the Problem of Pain”, keynote address, Honest Conversations: Disability and Authentic Christian Communities, hosted by CBM, Melbourne, 10 – 11 July 2014.

“The Happiness of People with a Disability at Work and in Retirement,” presented at the Centre for Disability Research and Policy, Sydney University, seminar on Disability and Retirement, 14 June 2013.