Nov 2013. ‘Top Hats, Corsets and Tea Duelling: the Well Mannered World of Steampunk’. Paper given at Steampunk: A Symposium (public event in connection with the Guildhall’s Victoriana: The Art of Revival exhibition), Birkbeck, University of London, and Guildhall Art Gallery, London, UK, November 2013.
May 2012. ‘Exchanging Values: Steampunks and Museums’. Paper given at School of Museum Studies, University of Leicester, UK, May 2012.
June 2006. ‘Respect and Awareness for the Values of another Culture: Can this be Incorporated into Educational Programmes for Heritage Professionals?’ Paper given at Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa, Wellington, New Zealand, June 2006.
Oct 2005. Atkinson, J. Chin, D., Puklowski, T. & Stuart, P. Panel debate, ‘Museum Directors verses Bean Counters’. He Kahui Kakakura Strategic Leadership Programme. National Services Te Paerangi Te Papa Tongarewa Museum of New Zealand and Victoria Executive Development Te Whare Whakarae, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, October 2005.
June 2015. ‘Air Transport in the (Neo-) Victorian Age’, paper given at Victorian Modernities, University of Kent, Canterbury, 25-27 June 2015.
July 2014. ‘Learning to Respect: Affective Principles – Actively Engaging with Cultural and Professional Values’, workshop given at Learning and Teaching conference: Leicester’s Teaching-Research Nexus? Enhancing student learning through linkages between teaching and research, University of Leicester, 8 July 2014.
Sept 2013. ‘Fashion as Identity in Steampunk Communities’, paper given at Fashion: Exploring Critical Issues, Harris Manchester College, Oxford, 9 – 12 September 2013.
July 2013. ‘Steampunk as Art and Design Movement?’, paper given at Neo-Victorian Cultures: The Victorians Today, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, 24 – 26 July 2013.
June 2013. ‘The idea of tomorrow, yesterday – producing, transmitting and consuming Steampunk in a museum context’, paper given at Unofficial Histories, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, 15 – 16 June 2013.
Oct 2011. ‘Negotiating Authenticity: museums’ engagement with costumed communities’, paper given at CHIMERA (Cultural Heritage, Identity and Memory Research Area) meeting, Faculty of Humanities, University of Manchester, 27 October 2011.
Nov 2009. ‘Respecting and Preserving Cultural Values: Partnerships in New Zealand Museums’, paper given at Museum Curators and Communities: Embedded Approaches to Participation, Collaboration, Inclusion, Horniman Museum, London, UK, 26 – 27 November 2009.
Oct 2005. ‘Learning to Respect: An Overview of Doctoral Research in Progress’, paper given at The New Zealand Professional Conservators Group Pu Manaaki Kahurangi Inc. (NZPCG) Conference, Christchurch, New Zealand, 26 – 28 October 2005.
June 2005. ‘Connecting with Cultural Heritage: Exploring Cultural Values in Exhibitions and Preservation’, poster presented at The Festival of Postgraduate Research, University of Leicester, UK, 9 June 2005.
Sept 2003. ‘Cultural Context in the Preservation of Paper Heritage: Attitudes of Curators and Conservators in the United Kingdom’, paper given at Understanding Britain, postgraduate conference, The University of Salford, UK, September 4 – 5 2003.
Oct 1998. ‘A Preliminary Study into the Conservation of Some Three-Dimensional Paper Objects’, paper given at The New Zealand Professional Conservators Group Pu Manaaki Kahurangi Inc. (NZPCG) Conference, Christchurch, New Zealand, October 1998.