December 6 -7, 2021: Symposium “Socio-legal and technological trends in donor linking” Melbourne, Australia [Keynote; remote]
Jan 29-Feb 2, 2022
Fertility Society of Australia and New Zealand "The Importance of Donor Siblings to Donor Conceived Youth" ] [Keynote: remote]
Talk to Counselors pre-conference: Inventing the Donor/ Inventing the self [remote]
November. American Anthropology Meetings. Session on Truth and Responsibility in Assisted Conception
Session can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/GIxw7dQGHNg
October 16 SMC 40th Anniversary Celebration. Talk titled: “The Donor Puzzle” [remote]
April 2021: ““Reimagining Kinship Through Genetic Ties: Who are we to one another?"
[Keynote] Conference on Families without Borders/Families Unbounded. Tour, France: May. [remote}
Feb 7 and 8 2020: ESHRE, Leuven, Belgium. Workshop "From the nuclear family model towards family network models through ART? Talks: "The Internet and Family Networks" and “Gestational mothers and their use of embryos to create new kin “
Feb 2020 Philadelphia. “Assisted Reproductive Technologies and Single Mothers as Bricoleurs: Crafting Embryos and Kin” Eastern Sociological Society
Middlesex University Business School. London, England. Conference titled: “The intersection of contemporary reproduction, work, and working life: Towards an agenda for research and practice” Talk titled: The overlooked world of reproductive concerns and the workplace”
September 19 and 20, 2019 Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society (CFAS) [Keynote to the Law and Ethics Special Interest Groups. Ottawa, Canada
July 2019: Talk at the Brocher Foundation, Hermance, Switzerland. "The Consequences of Delayed Motherhood, Advanced Maternal Age, Infertility and Health Concerns."
April 19, 2019
Keynote: “(Un) anticipated Families: The Internet, Sperm Donor Siblings and Teenage Attempts To Become Kin” Vanderbilt Medical School, Center for Genetic Privacy and Identity in Community Settings, Nashville: April.
March 16, 2019
Eastern Sociological Society, Park Plaza Hotel, Boston 10:15-11:45
Contemporary Families in the 21st Century [Presidential Session]
March 15, 2019
Eastern Sociological Society, Park Plaza Hotel, Boston 8:30-10:00
Authors- Meet- Critics: Random Families
February 16, 2019
American Association for the Advancement of Science in D.C.
Expo Stage Random Families featured.
February 1, 2019
University of Pennsylvania, Family/Gender Workshop Series. Sociology Department
October 25, 2018
Yale University, Urban Ethnography Series, Sociology Department "Unprecedented Families: Ethnographic Narratives.... "
XIX International Sociological Association World Congress, Toronto, Canada: July 2018
"Donor-linked Families and a New Parenthood Practice: Intimate Surveillance"
University of Massachusetts April 2018
(Un)anticipated Families: The Internet, Sperm Donor Siblings and Teenage attempts to become Kin