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2012

Invited to be keynote speaker at the **4th Biennial Maternity Conference Breathing New Life**, Melbourne, May 24-26th May. Facilitating workshop (
Social media and How to use Twitter for Connecting and Collaborating with Colleagues and Consumers
in Maternity Services) and giving presentation entitled "Influence of the Social Media".
Invited to present at Inaugural Informa SOCIAL MEDIA IN HEALTHCARE IN AUSTRALIA conference, Sydney 25th May.

2011

Stewart, S., & Walker, G (virtual conference). iFacilitate and Facilitation Online- a Collaboration of Two Open Online Courses. **The 16th Annual TCC Worldwide Online Conference**: April 12-14, 2011.
Invited to present (virtual conference). Strategies for online facilitation. The Australian Series. May 7th, 2011.
Invited to present (virtual conference). ePortfolio in the 'cloud'. ePortfolio Community of Practice. Australian Flexible Learning Framework. May 10th, 2011.
Stewart, S. Social media workshop and presentation "Online identity. Why we should care, and how we can develop a professional midwifery online identity"
Australian College of Midwives Conference, Sydney, 18-21 October.

2010

The challenges of maintaining a professional ePortfolio in the cloud. ePortfolios Australia Conference 2010. Melbourne, Australia, 3-4 November, 2010.

Invited to present (virtual conference). Why you need a PLN! World OT day, 27th October, 2010.

Hegarty, B., & Stewart, S. OER: Beyond the rhetoric (virtual conference). International Open Access Week 2010. 18-22 October.

Workshop. The best things in life are free. Share-e-fest 2010. Hamilton, 27-28th September 2010.
Confessions of an online facilitator. Share-e-fest 2010. Hamilton, 27-28th September 2010.
The story of an open access course. Share-e-fest 2010. Hamilton, 27-28th September 2010.

Brixey, J, Erdley, S, Hansen, M & Stewart, S. Second Life. Educating in the virtual environment. MedInfo2010. Cape Town, South Africa, 12-15th September 2010. (My presentation was given as a recording as I could not attend the conference and technology did not allow me to present live from Second Life, which had been the plan).

How to use online tools for collaborative teamwork. 3rd Biennial Breathing New Life into Maternity Care, Alice Springs, Australia, 2nd-3rd July, 2010.
Second life and inter-professional teamwork in maternity services. 3rd Biennial Breathing New Life into Maternity Care, Alice Springs, Australia, 2nd-3rd July, 2010.

Invited to present. Workforce Development & E-Mentoring. ACSA National Community Care Conference 2010, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, 2nd-3rd June, 2010.

Integrating second life into midwifery education. DEANZ 2010, Wellington, New Zealand, 25-26th April, 2010.

Education of communication skills in allied health and consumer health. 3rd Annual Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education (Virtual conference in Second Life). March 12-13th 2010.

Invited to present. Working out the difference between teaching and facilitation. Connecting Online 2010 (Virtual education conference). 6th February, 2010.

Hegarty, B., & Stewart, S. First steps to creating a digital portfolio. Workshop for the Staff Development Capability day. Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin.


2009

Stewart, S. Invited to chair panel "Becoming More Collaborative". IRGO unConference 1.0: New Zealand's Digital Future, Otago University, Dunedin. 23rd November, 2009.

Stewart, S. (2009). Second Life Education New Zealand: Using virtual worlds in education. Educational Development Centre, Otago Polytechnic. 20th November, 2009.

Stewart, S. (2009). (Invited to present). Midwife training in Second Life (online presentation given in Second Life). Train for Success, Gronstedt Group. 13th November, 2009.

Stewart, S., & Davis, D. (2009). Using a virtual birth unit to teach midwifery students about normal birth. Australian College of Midwives 16th Biennial Conference: "Women & Midwives - A Brilliant Blend". Adelaide, 22-25th September, 2009.

Stewart, S. (2009). (Invited to be facilitator) Blogging workshop - 2 hours. Reality Bites: The truth about non-fiction. 6th June, 2009.

Stewart, S. Cashmore, M., Hetzel, R. (2009). (Invited to present) Blogversation: Writing for peers in the blogosphere. Reality Bites: The truth about non-fiction. 6th June, 2009.
Stewart, S. (2009). (Invited to present). Using social media for mentoring, community development and education. EDNA (Education Network Australia) Workshop Queensland 2009, The University of Queensland, Brisbane. April 23rd, 2009.

Stewart, S. (Invited to facilitate workshops). Building a community network using the web. Miles, 17th March, Chinchilla, 18th March, Dalby, Queensland, 19th March 2009.

Stewart, S. (Invited to present). Using the web to build a network. Aged Care Queensland Young Professionals Network. Brisbane, 28th February, 2009.

Hickton, S. & Stewart, S. Web 2.0 for health professionals (online presentation). Health Faculty, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Thursday 12th February, 2009.


Stewart, S. (2009). ePortfolios and health professionals: a personal perspective. AeP2, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, February 7-9th, 2009.

(Invited to present). Stewart, S. (2009). Engaging with ePortfolios in education (online presentation). Staff Development Day, Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin. February 5th, 15.00-15.30hrs.
Link to online Elluminate recording: http://elluminate.tekotago.ac.nz/play_recording.html?recordingId=1233547687303_1233788710170

2008

Stewart, S. (2008). Out of an acorn: the evaluation of an online community of practice. Spotlight on Tertiary Teaching and Learning. University of Otago, Dunedin, 19-20th November.

(Invited to present). Stewart, S. (2008). Are you networked? The potential of computer-mediated social networking for supporting practice. 2008 Community Care Conference. Surfers Paradise, 6-7th November, 2008.

(Invited to present). Stewart, S. (2008). The missing link? Why health professionals do not engage with e-mentoring. Otago Polytechnic Health Research Forum. Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin, 10th September, 2008.

Stewart, S.(2008). Developing a blog as a tool for reflective practice. 14th International Reflective Practice Conference 2008. Rotorua, 3rd-5th September 2008.

(Invited to present). Stewart, S. (2008). eMentoring in Aged Care. Aged Care Queensland Workshop. Brisbane, 30th July.

Stewart, S. (2008). Computer‐Mediated Social Networking for Mentoring of Health Professionals. International Conference for Computer-mediated Social Networking. Dunedin, 11-13 June 2008.

Stewart, S. E-mentoring: supporting rural health practitioners. NZ Rural General Practice Network Annual Conference. Christchurch, 28-20 March 2008.

2007

Stewart, S & McCloughlin, C. Design features of an e-mentoring system for the health professions: Choosing to learn in Partnership. ASCILITE ICT: Providing choice for learners and learning. Singapore, 2-5th December 2007.

Stewart, S. E-mentoring: a strategy for recruitment and retention? Recruitment and Retention in the Health Workforce conference. Gold Coast, Australia, 12-14th November, 2007.

Caffery, L. & Stewart, S. An Analysis of Security and Privacy of Emails in e-Mentoring (Poster presentation). Successes and Failures in Telehealth. 5th Annual International Conference. Brisbane, Australia. 28-29th August, 2007.

Stewart, S. E-mentoring: a means of providing professional support to health professionals. Twelfth Annual Meeting & Exposition of the American Telemedicine Association, Nashville, USA. May 13-16th, 2007.

Stewart, S. The meaning of mentoring for midwives in New Zealand. Royal College of Nurses International Research Conference. Dundee, UK, 1-4th May, 2007.

2006

Stewart, S. E-Mentoring for rural practitioners – A pilot study of e-mail in mentoring relationships. Association for Australian Rural Nurses. 12th National Conference. Brisbane, 25-27th October, 2006.

Stewart, S. E-mentoring for midwives: a comparison of e-mentoring with traditional face-to-face mentoring of registered midwives in New Zealand PhD Colloquium. Association of Online Internet Researchers. Internet Research 7.0. Internet Convergences. 27-30th September, Brisbane, Australia, 2006.

Stewart, S. The Internet: a tool for providing mentoring and clinical support for midwives. Association of Online Internet Researchers. Internet Research 7.0. Internet Convergences. 27-30 September, Brisbane, Australia, 2006.

Stewart, S. E-mentoring: the use of email in an e-mentroing relationship. Proceedings of the 6th International Copnference on the Successes and Failures in Telehealth. Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 24-25 August, 2006.


2005

Stewart, S. E-mentoring: a strategy for rural practitioners. Australasian Nurse Educators Conference 2005. 31st August- 2nd September. Dunedin, New Zealand, 2005.

Stewart, S. E-mentoring and New Zealand midwives: a survey of attitudes and experiences of e-mentoring. Successes and Failures in Telehealth. 5th Annual International Conference. Brisbane, Australia. 4-5th August, 2005.