Presented "Fixing the Refugee System" at Amsterdam Law School and the European Society of International Law, May 2016.
Presented at the "Shifting Landscapes of Asylum in North America" workshop at Harvard University, May 2016.
Presented the keynote address, "State Protection: Questioning the Presumption," at the Ottawa Immigration Law Conference, April 2016.
Presented "Asylum Law's Enigma—Particular Social Group" to the American Bar Association, New York, April 2016.
Presented "Fixing the Refugee System" at Amnesty International and the University of Ottawa, April 2016.
Presented the keynote address "Why Presume State Protection?" at the Conference Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Canadian Refugee Law Office, Toronto, June 2014.
Presented "Moving Towards North African Participation in the International Refugee Regime" at the UNESCO Center on Law and Migration, Rabat, Morocco, May 2013.
Commentator on M. den Heijer's "Territorial Refugee Protection" and N. Franzen's "Extraterritorial Refugee Protection" at the University of Amsterdam Conference on the Practice of Shared Responsibility in International Refugee Law, Amsterdam, May 2013.
Presented "Why Refugee Law?" at the Asylum Access and Thai Committee for Refugees Expert Seminar, Bangkok, May 2013.
Presented "Thinking Globally" at the Melbourne Law School Global Law Students' Association, Melbourne, April 2013.
Presented "Food Deprivation as the Basis for Refugee Status" at the New School Conference on Food and Immigrant Life, New York, April 2013.
Presented the Jacob L. Martin Fellowship Address, "Changing the Way We Protect Refugees," at the U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C., November 2012.
Presented the keynote address "Finding Global Solidarity in Refugee Law" at the International Association of Refugee Law Judges, Africa Chapter, Mombasa, Kenya, October 2012.
Presented "Moving Towards Meaningful Accountability Under the Refugee Convention" at Cambridge University and the University of Michigan Roundtable on the Future of Refugee Convention Supervision, Cambridge, September 2012.
Named the 2012 Jacob L. Martin Fellow at the U.S. Department of State, where he delivered the speech "Changing The Way We Protect Refugees," October 2012.
Gave keynote speech on the theme, "Making Resettlement Matter: The Global Imperative to Change the Way We Protect Refugees," during the conference on "Canada and Refugee Resettlement," Vancouver, June 2012.