Future Directions. Workshop on Polymers and Biologically Relevant Materials, Xerox Research Centre of Canada, November 1998.
Macromolecules at Membrane-Water Interfaces. Second Munich Workshop on Proteins at Soft Surfaces. Munich, October 1998.
Electrostatic Interactions between Peptidoglycan Networks and Membranes. Workshop on The Bacterial Cell Wall: Mechanics of the Peptidoglycan Layer. Canadian Institute for Advanced Research. Elora ON. August 1998.
Electrostatics and Hydrogen-Bonding at Membrane-Water Interfaces. Canadian Association of Physicists Congress, Waterloo, ON June 1998.

Modelling the Action at Membrane-Water Interfaces. Biomacro-molecules, AFM and Charged Polymer Brushes. Canadian Association of Physicists Congress, Calgary, AB, 8-11 June 1997.
Measuring, Mapping and Simulating Forces in Biological Systems. Congress of the Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists, Charlottetown, PEI, 16-19 July 1997.
Soft Interfaces and Aggregation. Symposium on Aqueous Solutions and Interfaces, 79th Canadian Society for Chemistry Conference. St. John's, NF, June 23-26, 1996.

Electrostatic Interaction between Macromolecules and Soft Interfaces. 1st Munich Workshop on Proteins at Soft Interfaces, Munich, March 18-19, 1996.
Soft Interfaces. Invited talk at AUPC96, the Atlantic Undergraduate Physics Conference, Moncton, February 2-4, 1996.
Polar Groups at Soft Interfaces. Invited paper at the Symposium on Interfacial Structure, American Chemical Society, Chicago, August 20-24, 1995.

Electrostatic Effects at Soft Interfaces. Invited paper at the 3rd Atlantic Colloid Group Meeting, Antigonish, NS. August 10-12, 1995.
Dipolar ordering at Soft Interfaces. International Workshop on Osmoadaptation, Osnabrück, Aug-Sept 1994.
Membrane-Water Interfaces. Canadian Association of Physicists, Regina, June 1994.

Polymers at Soft Interfaces. Critical Phenomena in Polymer Physics (CPiPP), R.M.C., Kingston, Ontario, June 17-18, 1993.
Monte Carlo Simulation of Molecular and Ionic Diffusion. Canadian Biomaterials Society. Workshop on Application of Computer Modelling. Halifax, N.S., June 6-7, 1991.

The Science of Soft Surfaces and Interfaces. Canadian Institute for Advanced Research. Workshop to develop a National program in this field. Inn of the Sea, Vancouver Island, April 6-9 1991.
Lipid Bilayers. Gordon Conference on Order Disorder in solids New London, N.H., Aug. 13-17, 1990.
The University - Industry Interface. Fifth Annual Small University Research Conference. Acadia University, Wolfville, N.S. 9-11 May 1990.

The University -Industry Interface. Panel organized by Nova Scotia Institute of Science, Halifax, April 6, 1998
Report to the Ontario Council on Graduate Studies, The M.Sc./Ph.D. Programme in Biophysics, The University of Guelph, June 1997.

Invited talk on The Report of the NSERC Committee on Material Research Facilities. Annual CAP meeting, Regina June, 1994; CINS meeting, Montreal, October 1994.
A response to A Study of University Research in Canada: The Issues. May 1990. Presented on behalf of St. Francis Xavier University to the Committee on University Research of the Royal Society of Canada.

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