'Facing Armageddon: Britain and the bomber, 1908-1941', School of Earth Sciences, University of Melbourne, 16 May 2008 (online version).
'The next war in the air: Britain and the bomber, 1908-1941', Total War and Social Change: Europe 1914-1955 summer school, Open University, 2 August 2007.
'Constructing the enemy within: rumours of secret German forts and aerodromes in Britain, August-October 1914', Humanities Research Seminar, School of Humanities, University of New England, 1 April 2016 (podcast).
'Staging the aerial theatre: Britishness and airmindedness in the 20th century', Humanities Research Seminar, School of Humanities, University of New England, 3 October 2014 (podcast).
'The RAF versus the Wottnotts: Hendon's imaginary wars, 1920-1937', 'From Boom to Bust': Australian Historical Association Conference 2016, Federation University, 4-8 July 2016.
'Comparing Hendon: aerial theatre in context', Aviation Cultures Mk II: Technology, Culture, Heritage, University of Sydney, 10-11 December 2015.
'Secret Zeppelin bases and fake Wottnott villages: Britain's imaginary air wars', Humanities Research Day, University of New England, 4 December 2015.
'Zeppelinitis: constructing the German aerial threat to Britain, 1912-16', XXIV Conference of the Australasian Association for European History, University of Newcastle, 14-17 July 2015.
'Scares, spectacles and the aerial apocalypse: reflections on research', Aviation Cultures: Science, Technology and People, University of Sydney, 27 February 2015.
'Folk strategy, Maubeuge platforms and Zeppelin bases in Britain, autumn, 1914', New Research in Military History: A Conference for Postgraduate and Early Career Historians, University of Wolverhampton, 22 November 2014.
'The Australian mystery aeroplane scare of 1918', Regional Australia at War, University of New England, 13-15 August 2014.
'Rumours Of War: Invasion, Zeppelin And Spy Scares In Britain, 1914-1918', Australian Historical Association 33rd Annual Conference, University of Queensland, 7-11 July 2014.
'Mystery Aeroplanes and the Colonial State of Mind in Total War', The British Empire and the Great War: Colonial Societies/Cultural Responses, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 19-22 February 2014.
'"What are the Germans up to?" The British phantom airship scare of 1913', Empire in Peril: Invasion-scares and Popular Politics In Britain 1890-1914, Queen Mary University of London, 14-15 November 2013.
'"What are the Germans up to?" The British phantom airship scare of 1913', XXIII Biennial Australasian Association for European History Conference, Victoria University of Wellington, 2-5 July 2013.
'Dreaming war: airmindedness and the Australian defence panic of 1918', Australian Historical Association 31st Annual Conference, University of Adelaide, 9-13 July 2012.
'"Bomb back and bomb hard": a myth of the Blitz?', XXII Biennial Australasian Association for European History Conference, University of Western Australia, 11-14 July 2011.
'Avoiding apocalypse: lessons from Britain before the Blitz', antiTHESIS Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Symposium, University of Melbourne, 9 July 2010.
'From Darfur to London: P. R. C. Groves and the construction of aerial apocalypse, 1916-1922', Locating History, Australian Historical Association 14th Biennial National Conference, University of Melbourne, 7-10 July 2008.
'Moral panics, defence panics and the British air panic of 1934-5', Work In Progress Day, Department of History, University of Melbourne, 31 May 2007.
'Propellors and propaganda: airpower and British society, 1908-1941', Work In Progress Day, Department of History, University of Melbourne, 31 May 2006.
'"What shall we say to Mars?" A brief history of Martian CETI, 1826-1920', SETI In The 21st Century: Scientific and Cultural Aspects of the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence conference, University of Western Sydney, January 1998.