Keynotes and invited speeches

2023 When Information is everywhere how do we think about information literacy practice. Keynote  Libraries in the Digital Age ( LIDA) Conference. Croatia, May 24-27th.

2022 The Human Side of Research: Bodies, Fracture and Information Resilience. Keynote presented SIG-USE Symposium, ASIS&T 8th October.

2022 Building a research and supervision culture. Invited workshop Department of Information Science, University of Pretoria.

2016 Learning to go: Information Resilience in a resettlement landscape- key themes and challenges of fractured landscapes research. Invited Speaker, European Conference on Information Literacy, Prague, October 10-13th October.

2016   Wading through the swamps of the information landscape:Misinformation, social media and the role of information literacy debiasing. Invited Speaker Debates  (Digital Debiasing Techniques for an Engaged Society) Conference, 18th May, 2016, at Northumbria University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK

2013 Building information resilient workers: The critical ground of workplace information literacy. What have we learnt? Invited Speaker European Commission Information Literacy, Istanbul, Turkey October 22-25, 2013

 2013 Lost in translation? Interactions, impact and practice of information literacy. What does this mean for workplace information literacy? Keynote i3 Information: Interactions and impact Conference, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen UK, 25-28th June 2013

2013 Taking risks with research: What do firefighters, ambulance officers, nurses and refugees have to do with information literacy research? Keynote iDOQ conference, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen UK, 24th June 2013.

2010 From skills to practice: How does information literacy happen? Keynote Korean Society of Library and Information Science 40th Anniversary International Conference. Seoul, Korea 2-9 October.

2009 The socio-cultural dimensions of information literacy practice. Montesplats infor framtiden (A meeting place for the future) Keynote Swedish Library Association 14 October.

2008 Lessons from the workplace: The role of information literacy in workplace learning. Constructing Knowledge V Conference,Keynote  Turku, Finland August 20-22.

2008 Drawing from others: Ways of knowing information literacy performance. Web-Seal Seminar. Department of Information Studies, University of Tampere, Finland, 26 August.

2007 Reaching outside the Library Walls: Empowering library workers through information literacy practice, Australian Library and Information Technicians Conference, Melbourne Australia, 9-12 October.

 Invited Seminars and Presentations

2017 Fractured landscapes: Researching the transition, resettlement and integration of refugees- why should this matter to libraries. University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK.

2017 Refugee Information Practices. Abo Academy , Abo, Finland

2017  Researching Fracture information landscapes. Invited seminar Information School University of Sheffield,UK.

2017 Information Practice of Refugees. Invited seminar, Lund University, Lund Sweden.

2013 What can the workplace teach us about information literacy? Invited Seminar Department of Information Management, Aberdeen Business School, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen UK June 21 2013

2013 Practice Theory and Work Task Performance: How Are They Related and How Can They Contribute to Study of Information Practices. Seminar presented to doctoral students Swedish School of Library and Information Science, University of Boras, Sweden, April 11, 2013.

2012 What can fire fighters, ambulance officers, nurses and refugees tell us about information literacy?, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Simmons College, Boston, 18 April.

 2011 Information practices and information literacies, Research agenda seminar. Royal School of Library and Information Science, Copenhagen, 13 December.

2011 Information literacy: How does it happen? Swedish School of Library and Information Science, Högskolan i Borås, Sweden, 28 November.

2011 Information Literacy Practices. Invited Workshop on Social Media and Information Practices Workshop. Swedish School of Library and Information Science, Högskolan i Borås 10-11 November.

2009 Information literacy: practice approach, Swedish School of Library and Information Science, Högskolan i Borås, Sweden, 13 October.

2008 Theorizing Information literacy as practice: Lessons from the workplace, Linnaeus Centre of Research on Learning, Interaction and Mediated Communication in Contemporary Society (LinCS). Faculty of Education, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, 28th August.

2008 Working Information: Information literacy and the workplace. Swedish School of Library and Information Science, Högskolan i Borås, Sweden, 29th August.

2008 Ways of knowing information literacy performance through workplace practice. The School of Business, The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland. 2 September.

 Seminars to School and Faculty

2014 Why information literacy should matter to Learning skills advisers. Invited seminar CSU Learning Skills Community of Practice. August 2014.

2013 Time management, Faculty Professional Development Series , hosted by Jenni Munday, Faculty Education, September 17, 2013.

2012 What can fire fighters, ambulance officers and nurses tell us about information literacy practice? Research Seminar School of Information Studies.

2010 Settling in: the relationship between information literacy and social inclusion. Research Seminar School of Information Studies.

2009 Information literacy as practice-Research seminar to the School of Education, Charles Sturt University Wagga Wagga.

2008 Working Information: Research into Vocational Education and Training Colloquium (RIVET), Charles Sturt University, 16th May.

2007 Ways of knowing about information literacy in the workplace. Research Seminar, School of Information Studies.

2003 Working Information; Exploring Methodology, Charles Sturt University Vocational Education and Training (VET) Research Group Research Colloquium, 10th November.

Community Workshops

2014  Knowing and learning in everyday spaces (KaLiEDS). Workshop to Service Providers and Community Members ,Wagga Wagga Public Library, December 12, 2014. Funded Uniting Care West.

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