Selected Conference Presentations and Talks
‘The uses of Institutional Mapping for understanding territorial interrelations’. ESPON Scientific Conference, London, November.
‘Delivering ‘local economic development-by-project’: The role of human and social capital’, Regional Studies Winter Conference, London, November.
'The Coffeeshop industry, the circular economy and recycling', Leiden University, Netherlands. February.
'The Economics of International Business: The Coffee Industry', Coventry University, February.
'Exploring tools for visual forms of research dissemination: animation, film and infographics'. Rethinking Research: Disrupting and Challenging Research Practices. Coventry University, Coventry, January.
'Fostering sustainable business in the coffee shop industry'. British Academy of Management Annual Conference, University of Warwick, Warwick.
'Beyond the bean: coffee, coffee shops and the circular economy'. Circular Economy: Transititioning to Sustainability Conference, Coventry University, Coventry, July 2017.
'Exploring the new cafe society: spaces of possibility'. Royal Geographical Society Annual Conference, Royal Geographical Society, London.
'Coffee shops and work: considering the 'coffice economy'. Faculty of Business and Law Conference, Coventry University, Coventry.
'Exploring the journey from a research idea to research reality: inspiration to impact'. Coventry University Conference, Coventry University.
'Co-working and the cafe'. Workshop on co-working dynamics and the city. CAMEo - Research Institute for Cultural and Media Economies, University of Leicester.
'New café society? Spaces of possibility’ Faculty of Business and Law Conference, Coventry University,Coventry.
'Café culture: new frontiers in the UK’ Aberdeen May Festival, Aberdeen.
‘Mobilising Institutional Reforms in Research and Innovation Systems (MIRRIS): Barriers to the participation of the EU 13 in the European Research Area’ with Dr. David Jarvis at the Regional Studies Conference, Atlanta.
'The ‘rise’ of social investment: social financialisation in the face of austerity?' with Dr Nick Henry and Dr Carlos Ferreira, at the European Urban and Regional Studies Conference, Crete.
‘Café Nation? Exploring the growth of the UK café industry’. Centre for Business in Society Seminar Series, Coventry University, Coventry.
'Exploring the global regulatory mosaic of the temporary staffing industry: temporary agency work in BRICS', International Labour Organisation Regulating Decent Work Conference, Geneva.
‘Labour intermediaries and non-standard work: temporary staffing industry perspectives’, Fourth Global Conference on Economic Geography. Oxford 2015.
'Introduction to Infographics’. Transforming Futures Conference. Coventry University, Coventry.
‘Spaces of community: exploring the roles of cafes’. Transforming Futures Conference. Coventry University, Coventry.
‘Charting local experiences to the financial crisis: economic development strategies and responses in the UK and Italy' with Dr Alessandro Merendino at the Regional Studies Winter Conference, London.
‘Growth and change in England’s Local Enterprise Partnerships’. Regional Studies Early Career Conference, Sheffield.
‘The Changing Regulatory Mosaic of the Temporary Staffing Industry in Europe’ ESRC Workshop and Seminar on Employment Regulation, Monash Prato Centre, Prato, September 2014.
‘Visualising the Temporary Staffing Industry’ Royal Geographical Society Annual Conference, London.
‘Twitter for Geography Teachers/Students’, Geographical Association Annual Conference, Manchester.
'Geographies of Temporary Staffing and the Financial Crisis: Evidence from Europe’, Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, New York.
‘Varieties of Capitalism, Varieties of Temporary Staffing’, Royal Geographical Society Annual Conference, London.
‘Varieties of Temporary Staffing in Europe’, Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Seattle.
‘Varieties of Temporary Labour: An Exploration in Europe’, International Labour Process Conference, Leeds.
Convened Conference Sessions
'Exploring complexities: perspectives on resilience from around the world' with Dr Ioanna Tantanasi, Association of American Geographers, San Francisco 2016.
‘Toward an economic geography of markets’ with Dr Carlos Ferreira, Fourth Global Conference on Economic Geography. Oxford 2015.
'Visualizing Economic Geographies’ with Dr Jon Swords, Fourth Global Conference on Economic Geography. Oxford 2015.
'Negotiating a new world of work: the geographies of labour market intermediaries’. Royal Geographical Society Annual Conference. Sponsored by the RGS Economic Geography Research Group. September 2012.
‘Emerging Geographies of Transition’ with Ralitsa Hiteva. Royal Geographical Society Annual Conference, University of Manchester. Sponsored by the RGS Economic Geography Research Group, September 2011.
‘New and Emerging Economic Geographies: Global and Regional Production’ with Stacey Coppock Royal Geographical Society Annual Conference. Session sponsored by the RGS Economic Geography Research Group, September 2011.