“Moving Responsibilities: The Care of Performance-Based Sculpture,” with Lisa Freiman, Sadie Wilhelmi, and Glenn Wharton; The Contemporary in Conservation, AIC Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, May 2013.
“Working Together Through Hard Truths: The Conservation and Exhibition of Thornton Dial’s Complex Artworks,” with Kathleen Kiefer, Laura Kubick, Brittany Minton, and Brose Partington; The Contemporary in Conservation, AIC Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, May 2013.
“A Hands-Off Approach to Controlling Media-Based Artworks,” with Brad Dilger; The Contemporary in Conservation, AIC Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, May 2013.
“The Great Debate at AIC,” The Contemporary in Conservation, AIC Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, May 2013.
“Imagining the Future of Indiana Avenue”, with Malina Jeffers; The Walker Theatre, Indianapolis, IN, November 2012.
“Making New Connections to Collections Care” (an Ignite Talk), The Museum Unbound: Shifting Perspectives, Evolving Spaces, Disruptive Technologies, MCN Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, November 2012.
“Preserving Digital Art: A Case Study,” The Museum Unbound: Shifting Perspectives, Evolving Spaces, Disruptive Technologies, MCN Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, November 2012.
“The Importance of the Artist’s Voice (panel/workshop),” The Power of Public Space, Commission on Public Art, Louisville, KY, September 2012.
“Exposing Hidden Dangers: Heavy Metal Testing on Plant and Animal-Based Artifacts (panel),” Civic Engagement and Public Discourse; The Role of Museums in the 21st Century, AMM Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, July 2012.
“The Great Debate at AIC,” Connecting to Conservation: Outreach and Advocacy, AIC Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, May 2012.
“WikiProject Public Art: Documentation, Research, and Advocacy,” Connecting to Conservation: Outreach and Advocacy, AIC Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, May 2012.
“From ATMs to Island: A Conservator’s Perspective on Commissions by Allora & Calzadilla, Robert Irwin, and Adrea Zittell at the IMA,” Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, April 2012
Gallery Talk and Guest Juror for the “Annual Juried Show”, Low Road Gallery, Greencastle, IN, November 2011
“Use, Degradation, and Patina: A Case Study at the Miller House & Garden of Charles and Ray Eames Furniture,” Future Talks 011, Munich, Germany, October 2011 (with Tricia Gilson)
“An Act of Preservation in the New World; La Lumiere’s Cabinet at the IMA,” The National Society of Colonial Dames of America, Indianapolis, IN, November 2011
“Context as Initiator: A Practical Method of Historical Documentation in the 21st Century,” Association of Indiana Museums Annual Conference, Richmond, Indiana, November 2011 (with Jessica Ford, Katherine Langdon, Abbott Nixon, and Nicole Peters)
“Internal Anatomy Revealed: Looking Inside Songye Power Objects,” Arts Council of the African Studies Association (ACASA) 15th Triennial Symposium on African Art, Los Angeles, March 2011 (with Tricia Gilson)
“A Brief History of the Midwest Regional Conservation Guild & A Few Other Thoughts,” MRCG 30th Anniversary Meeting, Louisville, November 2010
“Advocacy, Education, and Action: The Wikipedia Saves Public Art Case Study,” Museum Computer Network Annual Conference, Austin, October 2010
“Leveraging New Online Resources,” Indiana State Historic Records Board (SHRAB) Spring Conference, Indianapolis, April 2010
“Modelling the Team Approach while Caring for Time-Based Media at the IMA,” Collaborations in Time-Based Art, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and the Lunder Conservation Center, March 2010
“How Can We Make Indy More Globally Relevant?,” 7 Simultaneous Lecturers, Indianapolis, February 2010
“The Object and Not-Object: Exploring Differences in Viewing,” American Association for State and Local History, Indianapolis, August 2009 (also selected to be part of the Online AASLH Conference)
“An Interactive Display for the Real-Time Viewing of Virtually Restored Museum Artifacts,” Museums and the Web, Indianapolis, April 2009
“Using the MRCG’s Wiki Site (A Talk and Tutorial),” Midwest Regional Conservation Guild Annual Meeting, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, October 2008