Speaker Engagements

Speaker Engagements – Keynote/Invited

2015 Mental Health Professionals Central Coast Network – Invited Speaker (Qld). “Best practice in avoiding ‘notifiable conduct’ in Australia.
2015 DCS Research Agenda – Invited Speaker (SA). “Best practice in managing deliberate firesetters in Australia.
2014 Southern Cross University ColloquiumThe treatment of juvenile / adult firesetters.
2014 SA JudiciaryArsonists – Mad or Bad? Best practice in managing deliberate firesetters in Australia.
2014 The Director of Public Prosecutions (SA) “Arsonists – Mad or Bad? Best practice in managing deliberate firesetters in Australia.
2013 South Australian Magistrates Annual Conference – Invited Speaker (SA) “ASPD &Psychopathy.
2012 Aust Assoc Fire Investigators 2012 – Invited Speaker (Vic) “Out of the Ashes Confronting Serial Arson in Australia.
2011 Prisoners Review Board and Mentally Impaired Accused Review Board – Invited Speaker (WA). “Treating arsonists.
2011 Western Australia Corrective Services – Invited Speaker.
2011 Western Australia Police (Arson Squad) – Invited Speaker.
2011 Australian Psychological Society College of Forensic Psychologists (WA Branch) – Invited Speaker.
2010 South Australian Magistrates Annual Conference – Invited Speaker (SA) “Sentencing Issues for Magistrates.
2010 National Sentencing Conference (The National Judicial College of Australia and the ANU College of Law) – Invited Speaker (ACT). “Arsonists in our midst.
2010 Collaborating for change: Symposium advancing bushfire arson prevention in Australia – Invited Speaker. “Risk Assessment.
2009 South Australian Magistrates Annual Conference – Invited Speaker (SA). “Arson offenders: Sentencing considerations”.
2009 Child and Youth Forensic Outreach Service, Queensland Forensic Mental Health Service Seminar Series – Invited Speaker. “The secret life of an arsonist”.
2007 Cost Of Fire 2007 / Arson Profiling Workshop – Invited Speaker (NSW)
2006 4th International Juvenile Firesetters Intervention Conference – Keynote Speaker (UK)
2006 Inaugural Bush Fire Arson Investigation Seminar – Keynote Speaker (WA)
2005 CFS Seminar Series – Inside the mind of an arsonist – Keynote Speaker (SA)
2004 FireWatch 3rd International Conference – Keynote Speaker (US)
2003 Fire & Emergency Services of Western Australia WildFire Forum 2003 – Keynote Speaker (WA)
2002 Victorian Association of Fire Investigators Inc – Keynote Speaker (Vic)
2001 New South Wales Fire Investigator Training – Invited Speaker (NSW)
2000 United Fire Brigade Association Annual Conference – Keynote Speaker (NZ)
2000 New Zealand Fire Service (NZ). Executive training – Invited Speaker (NZ)
1999 United Fire Brigade Association Annual Conference – Keynote Speaker (NZ)
1999 Emergency Services Department – Invited Speaker (Qld)
1998 Attorney Generals Department – Invited Speaker (SA)
1998 Australasian Fire Authority Council International Conference – Invited Speaker (Tas)
1998 Country Fire Authority – Invited Speaker (Vic)
1997 Department for Correctional Services – Invited Speaker (SA)
1997 Country Fire Service – Invited Speaker (SA)

Speaker Engagements – Other

2015 Australia and New Zealand Psychiatry, Psychology and Law Annual Congress 2015 – Individual Research Paper (ACT)
2012 Australia and New Zealand Psychiatry, Psychology and Law Annual Congress 2012 – Individual Research Paper (Vic)
Evaluating the Treatment of Fire-Setting in Australia
2012 ACART Launch Presentation (Qld)
2011 Bond University Professional Forum (Vic)
2010 27th International Congress of Applied Psychology (Vic) – Individual Research Paper. Two papers accepted: “Treating arson offenders – challenges, pitfalls and joys” and “Putting the pieces together – exploring the way forward in risk assessment of arson offenders”.
2010 Australia and New Zealand Psychiatry, Psychology and Law Congress, Gold Coast (Qld) – Individual Research Paper Two papers accepted:“Treating arson offenders – challenges, pitfalls and joys” and “Putting the pieces together – exploring the way forward in risk assessment of arson offenders”.
2009 Annual National Australian Psychological Society Conference (NT) – Individual Research Paper. “Linking like minds: Delivering mental health skills training to rural and remote practitioners”.