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Panel on Feminist Activist Practice, Console-ing Passions, 2016.
Performing Dissent: Feminism and Activism in Ireland, Console-ing Passions: Rebooting Media, 18 June 2015. Chaired by Sinead Kennedy, Maynooth University, with contributions from Elizabeth Madden (CorkFeminista.com) Stephanie Lord (Spokesperson for Choice Ireland/Co-Founder of Abortion Rights Campaign) Karla Healion (Feminist Film Festival) and artists Jesse Jones & Sarah Browne.

Chair and co-organiser with Sinead Hogan and Sophie Byrne (IMMA), Exhibiting Histories Seminar with Dr. Lucy Steeds (Afterall), Kate Strain (Kunstverein Graz) and Peter Maybury (artist/designer),  Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, 23 March 2017. Audio recording available on IMMA Soundcloud

(Co-organiser, with Declan Long) ‘The Work Between Us: Readings in Memory of Jean Fisher’, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, 10 March 2017.

Member of organising committee, Console-ing Passions: Rebooting Media, Marker Hotel, Dublin, 18-20 June, 2015.

Questions of Spectatorship, panel discussion with Jesse Jones (artist), Filipa Ramos (co-curator Vdrome.org, editor Art Agenda) and Lucy Reynolds (writer, filmmaker, curator). Plastik Festival of Artists’ Moving Image, Dublin, February 22, 2015.

‘The Broadcast Imagination’ Panel discussion with Rebecca Birch (artist, co-founder of Field Broadcast), Linda Doyle (director of National Telecommunications Research Centre, CTVR) and Jessica Foley (artist and CTVR researcher), Darklight Festival, April 27, 2014.

‘Artists Moving Image: Access, Archives and Distribution’ Co-organiser and chair. Public discussion with Benjamin Cook (Director, LUX), Aoife Desmond (artist), Michelle Deignan (artist), Sunniva O’Flynn (curator) and Stephen Sutcliffe (artist), Irish Film Institute, March 6, 2014.

Member of organising committee, International Conference on Cinematographic Objects II: Things and Operations, Internationales Kolleg für Kulturtechnikforschung und Medienphilosophie (IKKM), Weimar, July 11-13, 2012.

‘Cinema as Art’ Co-organiser and chair. Panel discussion with Jesse Jones (artist), Lucy Reynolds (filmmaker and researcher) and Ian White (artist), LUX/ICA Biennial of Moving Images, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, May 26, 2012.

‘Curating the University: Libraries, Collections, Researchers and Curators’ Organsier and chair of panel discussion with Ana Paula Cohen (independent curator, editor and writer), Valerie Connor (writer and lecturer on BA Photography DIT and MA Visual Arts Practices, IADT),  Catherine Morris (Cultural Coordinator, Trinity College Dublin & National Library of Ireland),  Matt Packer (Curator of Exhibitions & Projects, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, University College Cork) and Amanda Ralph (MA Visual Arts Practices, IADT). Event funded by Dublin City Council Arts Office, The LAB, Dublin, February 11, 2011.

‘The Middle Ground: Panel Discussion on Artists’ Cinema’ Panel discussion with Lucy Reynolds (filmmaker, programmer), Jonathan Cummins (filmmaker, curator) and Sarah Glennie (Director of the Irish Film Institute), at Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, Dublin, May 21, 2009.

Conversation on Artist-Led Exhibition and Distribution with Jonas Mekas, Moira Tierney (SOLUS film collective), Pip Chodorov (Re:Voir Films), Aoife Desmond (artist), Ha’penny Bridge Inn, Dublin, February 18, 2008.

Forum on Artists and Filmmakers: New Practices in Production, Exhibition and Education
Panellists included Esperanza Collado (curator), Pip Chodorov (filmmaker; Re:Voir Films), Vivienne Dick (artist/filmmaker), Christine Molloy (desperate optimists – filmmakers), Paul Rowley (artist). Darklight Symposium, Filmbase, Dublin, June 23, 2007.

Screening Artists: Cinema, Exhibition and Spectatorship Co-organised with IMMA Education Dept. Panel discussion with Joe Lawlor and Christine Molloy (desperate optimists – filmmakers) and Jesse Jones (artist)  at the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, April 19, 2007.

Moving Images and Public Spaces: The Role of the Commissioner panel discussion with Noemi Ferrer (Irish Film Board), Jane Gogan (Commissioning Editor, Drama, RTE), Jane Doolan (Arts Council Film Specialist) and Aisling Prior (Breaking Ground public art project), Darklight Festival, Irish Film Institute, Dublin, June 23, 2006.

Performing the Moving Image: Artists, Critics and Curators in Conversation Lectures, Screenings and Panel Discussion, Project Arts Centre and MA Visual Arts Practices at Studio Six, Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, Dublin, December 8-9, 2006. Panellists included Iwona Blazwick (Director, Whitechapel Gallery), Gerard Byrne (artist) and Paul O’Neill (curator/critic).

Forum on Media and Interculturalism Panels on intercultural and anti-racist initiatives in Irish film, broadcasting, journalism, education and public communications. Funded by Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform Know Racism grant and DCU Teaching and Learning Scheme. Co-organised with Debbie Ging and Jackie Malcolm. Dublin City University, March 21-22, 2002.