2012 Public Lecture. “Is Eating Seafood Ethical and Sustainable? Reflections on poverty, sustainability and food production.” Café Scientifique and Movie Night, The Museum of Nature, Ottawa, January 27. 

2011 Public Lecture. “Fishing, Fish Farming and Food security: Insights from Southeast Asia”. Food for Thought Panel — How Sustainable Farming Can Support Communities Here and Around the World. CUSO-VSO. Ottawa, The Cube Gallery, Ottawa, November 15.

2011 Keynote Speaker. “Resource Governance at the Margins: Fish, trees and life in Southeast Asia”. Partnering for Change: Conversations on Rights, Livelihoods and Peace Building Workshop, University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, March 18.

2010 Keynote Speaker. “Fisheries Governance at the Margins: Experiences from the mangrove-estuary villages of South-western Cambodia”. Rebuilding a More Harmonic Co-existence with Nature: New Perspectives in Small Scale Fisheries Management Workshop. Uppsala Centre for Sustainable Development, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, November 14.

2010 Public Lecture. “Fisheries, Aquaculture and Governance in an Era of Constant Change”. Will There be Fish to Eat in the Future: Sustainable small-scale solutions to diminishing resources, Uppsala Centre for Sustainable Development Yearly Open Lecture, Uppsala, Sweden, November 16.