In 2008, I gave over twenty invited talks in eight different countries.

Access to a selection of these presentations is currently being developed and will be available soon. In the meantime, find below a full list of highlights or check the relevant blog entry categories:

International significance

  • (2008) Closing keynote, IOC Research Council Annual meeting, International Olympic Committee, Lausanne
  • (2008) Keynote, European Culture Contact Points Meeting, Euclid, Liverpool (4 Dec)
  • (2008) Keynote, Annual Meeting of the European Network of European Capitals of Culture, Liverpool (16-17 Oct)
  • (2008) Plenary, Primer Congreso de Diplomados Olímpicos, Comité Olímpico Español y Academia Olímpica Española, Madrid (4-5 Octubre)
  • (2008) Plenary speaker, Members of European Parliament meeting, Liverpool (1 Oct)
  • (2008) Keynote, The Olympic Arts Festival, International Symposium, University of Chicago (22-24 June)
  • (2008) Keynote, French-British Planning Group Meeting, Lille (12 June)
  • (2008) Keynote, Eurocities Culture Forum, Liverpool (4-6 June)
  • (2008) Keynote: 9th Joint International Session for Presidents or Directors of National Olympic Academies and Officials of National Olympic Committees, International Olympic Academy, Olympia, Greece (12-17 May 2008)
  • (2008) Keynote, Polish Cities and Regions Promotion Festival, Warsaw (21 April)
  • (2008) Keynote, La Invencion de las Ciudades, Cordoba (4-9 February)

National significance

  • (2008) Closing keynote, National Creative Industries Conference, Liverpool (11 Dec)
  • (2008) Plenary, Cultural Legacy Scrutiny Panel, Liverpool City Council (24 Nov)
  • (2008) Keynote, London 2012 Regional Creative Programmers Meeting, Liverpool (19 Nov)
  • (2008) Keynote, The Big Question : The Changing Role of Research in Bidding for, and Measuring the Impact of, Large-Scale Cultural Events, Arts Research Digest, Liverpool (23 Oct)
  • (2008) Keynote, More than one night stand? Creating an audience legacy for special events, Audiences London (Oct)
  • (2008) Plenary, Arts and Humanities Impact Research Workshops Group Meeting, AHRC, London (Sep)
  • (2008) Plenary, Looking in on the City. Who is in and who is out?, BA Festival of Science, Liverpool (Sep)
  • (2008) Keynote, After the Event: Culture and Sport, Access and Legacies, Substance, Manchester (15-16 Jul)
  • (2008) Keynote, Leisure Studies Association Conference, Liverpool John Moores University (8-10 Jul)
  • (2008) Keynote, Centennial Dinner of the Royal Society of Arts, RSA, Belfast (23 May 2008)
  • (2008) Keynote, The Olympic Legacy: People, Place, Enterprise, University of Greenwich (9 May)
  • (2008) Keynote, Developing the Evidence Base for Culture in Regeneration, Department of Media, Culture and Sport, with support from Northwest Culture Observatory, AHRC and ESRC (28 January)
  • (2008) Plenary speaker, PODIUM Cultural Olympiad Action Group, Liverpool (17 January)