2013

Baker, T. (2013) Grounding the policy exemplar: Territorial politics, global models and urban homelessness in Australia. Association of American Geographers Annual Conference, Los Angeles, April 2013. [pdf]

Baker, T. and Ruming, K. (2013) Global imaginaries, worlding and strategic planning in Sydney. Urban Affairs Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, April 2013. [pdf]

Temenos, C. (2013) Constructing relational urbanism: Urban policy mobility and the role of conference space. Association of American Geographers Annual Conference, Los Angeles, April 2013. [pdf]

Ward, K. (2013) Relational comparisons. Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University, March 2013. [pdf]

2012

Baker, T. (2012) Producing a common sense beyond revanchism? Street homelessness and urban policy mobilities in Australia. Association of American Geographers annual conference, New York City, March 2012. [pdf]

Cook, I. R. (2012) A Springtime visit to the Soviet Union: Post-war planning and policy tourism through the Iron Curtain. Association of American Geographers annual conference, New York City, March 2012. [pdf] 

Cook, I. R. (2012) Sex, education and the city: Teaching ‘appropriate’ urban sexualities at Kerb Crawling Education Programmes. Centre for Offenders and Offending Inaugural Symposium, Northumbria University, September 2012. [pdf]

McCann, E. (2012) Political and policy movement shaping urban futures. Goe­the Uni­ver­si­tät Frank­hurt au Maim, May 2012. 

Ward, K. (2012) Mobilities and mutations: Financing urban infrastructure in the twenty first century. Human Geography Seminar Series, UCL, November 2012. [pdf]

Ward, K. (2012) Transatlantic travels: Mobile policies in the current era. Global Metropolitan Studies Seminar, University of California Berkeley, April 2012. [pdf] 

Ward, K. (2012) Transatlantic travels: Financing urban economic development in an age of austerity. Human Geography Seminar Colloquium, University of Zurich, March 2012. [pdf]

Ward, K. (2012) Policies in motion, the politics of elsewhere and the current urban condition. Association of American Geographers annual conference, New York City, March 2012. [pdf]

Ward, K. (2012) Making waves: Redeveloping Edinburgh’s waterfront and the trans-urban adventures of the Tax Increment Financing model. Seminar, Department of Geography, Durham University, January 2012. [pdf]

2011

Baker, T. (2011) Approaching mobile urban policy: The geography, politics and practice of mobilising policy. Association of American Geographers annual conference, Seattle, April 2011. [pdf]

Baker, T. (2011) Methodological challenges for situating mobile policy knowledge. Institute of Australian Geographers annual conference, Wollongong, July 2011. [pdf]

Cook, I. R. (2011) The geographies of policy tourism: Learning and lobbying in Manchester’s Olympic and Commonwealth Games projects. Seminar presentation, School of Environmental Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, February 2011. [pdf]

McCann, E. (2011) Harm reduction as a global social movement. Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SFU Chapter) panel on Harm Reduction on Campus, Vancouver, March 2011. [pdf]

McCann, E. (2011) Situated knowledge on the move? Reflections on urban policy mobilities/immobilities. Urban Geography Study Group of the Institute of Australian Geographers. Wollongong, July 2011. [pdf]

Temenos, C. (2011) Urban health policies and transnational advocacy movements: Intersections of extra-local drug policy networks and urban politics. 6th Annual Cascadia Critical Geographies Mini-Conference, Seattle, November 2011. [pdf]

Temenos, C. and McCann, E. (2011) Branding and mobilizing sustainability in Whistler, BC: The production, practice, and circulation of a sustainability model. Association of American Geographers annual conference, Seattle, April 2011. [pdf]

Ward, K. (2011) Following policies: Trans-urban adventures in the governing of the city. Department of Geography and Planning, University of Toronto, Toronto, November 2011. [pdf]

Ward, K. (2011) Following policies: Trans-urban adventures in the financing of the city. Plenary at the Spaces and Flows Conference, Monash University Prato Centre, Prato, Italy, November 2011. [pdf]

Ward, K. (2011) Following policies: Trans-urban adventures in the financing and the governing of the city. CRESC Reframing the City conference, University of Manchester, Manchester, September 2011. [pdf]

Ward, K. (2011) Comparing cities: Challenges for the twenty first century. Plenary at The Distinctiveness of Cities Modes of Re-Production conference, Technical University of Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany, June 2011. [pdf]

Ward, K. (2011) Relational comparisons: The assembling of Cleveland’s waterfront plan. Plenary at the International Workshop on Model Cities and the Construction of Urban Exemplarity, Geography Institute, University of Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, Switzerland, May 2011. [pdf]

Ward, K. (2011) Policy mobilities and mutations in the after-crisis urban condition. Opening Plenary, Annual Conference of Irish Geographers, Limerick, May 2011. [pdf]

Ward, K. (2011) Conferences, informational infrastructures and mobile policies: The process of getting Sweden ‘BID ready’. Seminar, Department of Geography, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, April 2011. [pdf]

2010

McCann, E. (2010) Drug policy mobilities: Following harm environments through built environments. Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, October 2010 [pdf] (see video below).

Temenos, C. and McCann, E. (2010) The Whistler Model: Producing, practicing, and packaging sustainability. 5th Annual Cascadia Critical Geographies Mini-Conference, Victoria, BC, October 2010. [pdf]

Ward, K. (2010) Relational Comparisons: The assembling of Cleveland’s waterfront plan. Seminar, Open University, Milton Keynes, October 2010 [pdf of presentation slides] and

Ward, K. (2010) Policy tourism: policies across borders. Seminar, Department of Geography, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, February 2010 [pdf]

2009

Cook, I. R. (2009) Business Improvement Districts: A view from the outside. BIDs conference, Stockholm, October 2009. [pdf]

McCann, E. (2009) Facts and friction: The politics of evidence in the mobilization of urban drug policy. Cascadian Mini-conference on Critical Geographies. Kelowna, BC, Canada, October. [pdf]

Ward, K. (2009) Towards a relational comparative approach to the study of cities. Royal Geographical Society-Institute of British Geographers annual conference, Manchester, August 2009. [pdf]

Ward, K. (2009) Comparing cities under neo-liberal conditions. 5th International Conference of the Research Network: Private Urban Governance and Gated Communities, Santiago, April 2009. [pdf]

Ward, K. (2009) Business Improvement Districts, UK-style. 5th International Conference of the Research Network: Private Urban Governance and Gated Communities, Santiago, April 2009.  [pdf]

Ward, K. (2009) Making the ‘new’ urban politics possible? Topological geographies of urban expertise and knowledge. Association of American Geographers conference, Las Vegas, March 2009. [pdf]

2008

McCann, E. (2008) Down here: Situatedness, empowerment, and drug policy in Vancouver, British Columbia. Keynote address to the European Science Foundation/UNESCO Chair conference on The Right to the City: New Challenges, New Issues. Vadstena, Sweden, October 2008. [pdf]

McCann, E. (2008) Urban/global: A geographical perspective on the role of cities and urban activists in the politics of harm reduction. International Harm Reduction Association 19th International Conference, Barcelona, May 2008. [pdf]

McCann, E. and Campbell, S. (2008) Urban policy and public health crisis: the complex implications of epidemic infection & drug overdose death in Vancouver, Canada, 1994- 2008. International Sociological Association, Research Committee on the Sociology of Urban and Regional Development (RC21) conference, Tokyo, December 2008. [pdf]

McCann, E. and Ward, K. (2008) Toward a conceptualization of cities in the world. Association of American Geographers annual conference, Boston, Mass, April 2008. [pdf]

2007

Ward, K. (2007) Comparative urbanisms. Seminar, Department of Geography, Queen Mary University of London, October 2007. [pdf]

Ward, K. (2007) ‘Clean, safe and friendly’: Wisconsin’s Business Improvement Districts. Seminar, Department of Geography, Kings College, University of London, March 2007. [pdf]

2006

Ward, K. (2006) Globalizing urban circuits of expertise, ideas and knowledge. Royal Geographical Society-Institute of British Geographers annual conference, August 2006. [pdf]

Cook, I. R. and Ward, K. (2006) Constituting the urban political arena: A sympathetic critique of the policy transfer literature. Association of American Geographers annual conference, Chicago, Illinois, March 2006. [pdf]

Ward. K. (2006) Marking marketplaces: Circuits of revenue and capital, and the downtown as a new ‘governable space’. Association of American Geographers annual conference, Chicago, Illinois, March 2006. [pdf]

Ward. K. (2006) Globalizing urban circuits of urban expertise, ideas and knowledge, Association of American Geographers Political Geography Specialty Group conference, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, March 2006. [pdf]

2005

Ward. K. (2005) Marking marketplaces: Circuits of revenue and capital, and the downtown as a new ‘governable space’. Royal Geographical Society-Institute of British Geographers annual conference, London, August 2005. [pdf]