2010. "Liminal Animals: Perspectives from Western and Chinese Cultures." SSHRC workshop on Theorizing Non-human Animals from Asian and Continental Perspectives. University of Alberta, Edmonton.
2010. "Daoism and Spiritual Ecology." Conference on Spiritual Ecology and Process Philosophy. Beijing Foreign Studies University.
2010. Panel convener: "New Perspectives on Daoism and Ecology." Daoist Studies Conference, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA
2010. "Chinese Wisdom for Sustainability." Reclaiming Ecological Wisdom for the Crisis of our Time. Stanford University.
2008. "Traditional Values for Environmental Protection in China." Forum on Religion and Ecology Tenth Anniversary. Yale Club, New York.
2008. Invited Respondent. "International Perspectives on Nature and Culture." Institute for the Humanities, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC.
2008. Panelist, “Historical Compendium to the Taoist Canon Review Panel.” Daoist Studies Group. American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.
2008. “Religion, Nature and Modernity.” Shanghai Forum. Fudan University, China.
2007. "The Space of Nature and the Nature of Space in the Esoteric Biography of Purple Perfected Yang." Fourth International Conference on Daoist Studies. November 21-25. Hong Kong. Presented also at University of Sydney and Australian National University.
2006. "Daoism, Ecology and Modernization." International Conference on Daoism in the Contemporary World. Frauenwoerth Monastery, Chiemsee, Germany.
2005. "Ecology and the State: The Politics and Prospects of Daoist Studies." Daoist Studies Consultation, American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, PA.
2005. "Is not your very body stolen? The virtue of theft in the Liezi" Paper presented at the South East Conference of the Association for Asian Studies, Lexington, KY.
2005. "Transfigured Space: an analysis of the esoteric biography of the Daoist Perfected Purple Yang." Ninth East-West Philosopher's Conference. Honolulu, HI.
2004. "The Symbolic and Environmental Value of Water in Daoism". Paper presented at the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, May 2004; International Conference on Daoist Studies, Sichuan University, China; Parliament of the World's Religions, Barcelona, Spain.
2003. “Daojiao yu huanjing de xifang yanjiu (Western Research on Daoism and Environment)” Seminar paper presented at Sichuan University Institute for Daoism and World Religions.