Selected Academic/Government Presentations

Introduction to National Security: Critical Conversations Course (Canberra, Australia) 2021

National Security College, Australian National University

‘Australian Violent Extremists’

APATAP Symposium (Melbourne, Online) 2021

Asia Pacific Association of Threat Assessment Professionals

‘Reflections on Australian Efforts to Counter Violent Extremism’

Washington Institute Countering Violent Extremism Working Group (Washington, Online) 2020

The Washington Institute for Near East Policy

‘Countering Violent Extremism: The Australian Experience’

Violent Extremism in Canada: Anticipating the Future by Clarifying the Past (Ontario, Online) 2020

Defence and Security Foresight Group

‘A Comparative Analysis of Canadian and Australian Domestic Jihadists (2000-2020)’

3rd Annual West Coast Security Conference: The shape of contemporary conflict (Vancouver, Online) 2020

Canadian Association for Security and Intelligence Studies

‘Countering Violent Extremism: Perspectives from the Australian Context’

Society for Terrorism Research: 13th Annual International Conference (Oslo, Norway) 2019

University of Oslo

‘Findings from an Analysis of 20 Years of Australian Jihadists’

2019 Practitioners Symposium: The Hub Model & Applications in Secondary Prevention (Vancouver, Canada) 2019

Shift BC & The Office of Crime Reduction and Gang Outreach

‘What Does ‘At-Risk’ of Radicalisation to Violent Extremism Look Like: Insights from the Australian context’

Tackling Insurgent Ideologies (New Delhi, India) 2019

Observer Research Foundation

‘When Terrorists Come Home’

Partnering in Practice: Preventing Social Polarisations (Edmonton, Canada) 2018

Canadian Practitioners Network for the Prevention of Radicalisation and Extremist Violence

‘Countering Violent Extremism: Insights from Australia’

Society for Terrorism Research: 12th Annual International Conference (Liverpool, UK) 2018

Liverpool John Moores University

‘Understanding the role of education institutions in CVE’

Asymmetric Warfare Course (Canberra, Australia) 2018

National Security College, Australian National University

‘The rehabilitation and reintegration of violent extremist offenders’

Directions in Corrections: PACCOA 20 Years and Beyond (Sunshine Coast, Australia) 2018

Probation and Community Corrections Officers Association

‘Working With Violent Extremist’s: What do we know?’

Countering Violent Extremism & Counter-Terrorism (Canberra, Australia) 2018

National Security College, Australian National University

‘Applied CVE Practice’

APATAP Annual Conference (Singapore) 2017

Asia Pacific Association of Threat Assessment Professionals

‘Radicalisation Towards, and Disengagement From, Violent Extremism’

Countering Violent Extremism and Terrorism: Assessing Canada’s Domestic and International Strategies (Kingston, Canada) 2017

Queens University

‘CVE in Australia: 2010 – today’

Centre for Crime Policy and Research (Adelaide, Australia) 2017

Flinders University

‘Responding effectively and appropriately to Jihadist terrorism in Australia’

Society for Terrorism Research: 10th Annual International Conference (The Hague, The Netherlands) 2016

Leiden University

‘Teenagers, Radicalisation and the Implications for CVE’

Center for Research on Extremism: Right-Wing Extremism, Hate Crimes and Political Violence (Oslo, Norway) 2016

Oslo University

‘Teenagers, Intervention and Defining ‘At Risk’’

The Way Forward: Responding to the challenge of IS recruitment and supporting community-based interventions (Melbourne, Australia) 2016

Australian Intervention Support Hub

‘Teenagers, Intervention and Defining ‘At Risk’’

Corrective Services New South Wales: Radicalisation Roundtable (Sydney, Australia) 2016

Sydney Institute of Criminology, The University of Sydney

‘Assessment and Case Management of Violent Extremist Offenders’

Pearls in Policing (Hong Kong, Hong Kong) 2016

International Pearl Fishers Action Learning Group

‘The Design and Evaluation of Countering Violent Extremism Measures’

PASILE 2016 (Canberra, Australia) 2016

‘Radicalisation in a Western Context’

An Introduction to Countering Violent Extremism (Canberra, Australia) 2016

National Security College, Australian National University

‘Radicalisation and Disengagement: An overview’

Building on International Research Partnerships to Understand and Address Violent Extremism and Terrorism (London, UK) 2015

Canada House

‘Youth and Peer Dynamics in Violent Extremism’

Radicalization and Violent Extremism: Lessons from Canada, the UK and the US (Arlington, USA) 2015

U.S Department of Justice

‘The Role of Family in Radicalisation and Disengagement’

Implementing and Evaluating CVE Measures (Ottawa, Canada) 2015

Global Center on Cooperative Security

‘The Evaluation of CVE Measures in Australia’

What Can We Learn from Social Media about Risk and Resilience? (Ottawa, Canada) 2015

Kanishka Project Symposium

‘Factors Influencing Engagement and Disengagement from Violent Extremism’

The Role of Families and Close Peers in CVE (Vancouver, Canada) 2015

Kanishka Project Symposium

‘The Importance of Family in CVE’

Society for Terrorism Research: 8th Annual International Conference (Boston, USA) 2014

Centre for Terrorism and Security Studies, University of Massachusetts

‘The Challenge of Understanding and Evaluating CVE: An Australian Case Study’

Australian Institute of Criminology (Canberra, Australia) 2014

‘Understanding the Terrorist Threat to Australia’

GREEN Workshop on Countering Violent Extremism: The State of Play (Singapore, Singapore) 2013

Rajarantam School of International Studies, Singapore

‘Behavioural Indicators of Radicalisation into Violent Extremism: Is early warning possible?’

Understanding Terrorism in an Australian Context (Melbourne, Australia) 2013

Global Terrorism Research Centre, Monash University

‘Applying Academic Research for Partner Organisations’

Multi-faith Advisory Group (Melbourne, Australia) 2013

‘A History of Terrorism in Australia’

National Metropolis Conference: Building an Integrated Society (Ottawa, Canada) 2013

Public Safety Canada

‘Combating Radicalisation in Australia’

Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism in Australia and Indonesia (Melbourne, Australia) 2012

Global Terrorism Research Centre, Monash University

‘A Study of Neojihadist Target Selection’

US Consul General (Melbourne, Australia) 2011

‘Conducting Research to help practitioners Identify Radicalisation’

The World of Terrorism 10 Years after 9/11 (Melbourne, Australia) 2011

Australian Institute of International Affairs

‘A History of Terrorism in Australia’

Lessons from 9/11: Reflections on the evolution of Counter Terrorism policy, practice and analysis in the decade since the attacks of September 11, 2001 (Melbourne, Australia) 2011

Global Terrorism Research Centre, Monash University

‘The Importance of Family: A look at connections within the Australian Neojihadist Network’

Globalization, Illiberalism, the West and Islam (Tuscany, Italy) 2011

European Studies Centre, Monash University

‘Islamic Identities: Neojihadist Networks and the Australian Experience’

Understanding Terrorism from an Australian Perspective: radicalisation, de-radicalisation and counter-radicalisation (Melbourne, Australia) 2010

Global Terrorism Research Centre, Monash University

‘A Social Network Analysis of Australian Neojihadists’