Keynotes

(2013). Listening and Learning: What our students’ voices can teach us about higher education. Association of Tertiary Learning Advisors of Aotearoa/New Zealand, Palmerston North, New Zealand

Invited

(2017). Opening Panelist in Teaching in Tumultuous Times. Curriculum and Pedagogy Research Day, Faculty of Education, University of British Columbia

(2016). Andreotti, V. and Naepi, S. Considering our options: universities versus ‘pluri-versities’, Invited Green College Lecture

(2015). Faculty of Education and Social Work, Thompson Rivers University, Canada – First Year Student Support programs in Aotearoa New Zealand.

(2015). Graduate Student group, Thompson Rivers University, Canada – Using Critical Incident Technique as a research methodology.

(2013). Faculty of Arts, School of Theology University of Auckland, New Zealand –  Teaching for Indigenous Student Success faculty workshop.

(2013). Faculty of Arts, Department of Sociology, University of Auckland, New Zealand – Teaching for Indigenous Student Success faculty workshop

(2013). Faculty of Education Senior Management, University of Auckland, New Zealand – Targeted Admission processes for Indigenous Students that ensures student success.

Conferences

(2017). Airini and Naepi, S., Coyote Brings Food from the Underworld: A university wide call to action, Colleges and Institutes Canada Indigenous Education Symposium, Ontario

(2017). Naepi, S., Airini., Scherer, M. and Chillihitzia, M., Knowledge Makers., Awakening the Spirit Conference, Vancouver

(2017). Naepi, S and McCormick R., The Ombaashi Project: Establishing an International and Traditional Wellness Mentoring Circle., Awakening the Spirit Conference, Vancouver

(2017). Naepi, S. and Airini., Knowledge Makers: Promising practices for mentoring undergraduate Indigenous researchers., World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education, Toronto

(2017). Indigenous Migrations and Changing Relationships, Native American and Indigenous Studies Association, Vancouver

(2017). The Cost of Indigenous Engagement in Higher Education, Indigenous Graduate Student Symposium, Vancouver

(2016). Airini and Naepi, S., Knowledge Makers: Promising practices for mentoring undergraduate Indigenous researchers., International Indigenous Research Conference, Aotearoa New Zealand

(2016). Naepi, S and Stein, S., Possibilities and Paradoxes of Indigenization and Internationalization: The Past, Present and Future of Higher Education as White Property., Internationalizing Higher Education: Past Present and Future Possibilities, SFU, Vancouver

(2016). Naepi, S and Stein, S., Where “Indigenous” and “International” Meet: (Beyond) Higher Education as White Property., Native American and Indigenous Studies Association, Hawai’i

(2016). Decolonizing Organisational Theory in Higher Education, Educational Studies Research Day, Vancouver, Canada

(2016). Indigenous Feminisms: a South Pacific perspective., F Word, Vancouver

(2016). Refusing One Box: Dual Indigenous Identities and Teaching and Learning in Universities. American Education Research Association, Washington DC

(2016). Naepi, S. and Stein, S., Indigenous and International: Where two spaces meet in ‘white’ universities, Indigenous Graduate Student Symposium, Vancouver

(2016). ‘Examining the concept of Lagona (“a gut feeling”) in Pasifika ontology’ discussant in panel Emotion as a site of resistance, control and holistic learning: Critical emotion scholarship across diverse educational contexts. Comparative International Education Studies, Vancouver

(2016). ‘Ongoing efforts to decolonise and indigenise the university’ discussant in panel The Body and its Regulation: Interdisciplinary Thoughts on Power.  Green College Member Series, Vancouver

(2015). Graduate Student Respondent to Keynote Dr Fazal Rizvi. Educational Studies Research Day, Vancouver, Canada

(2015). Indigenous Research Methodologies, Green College Members Series, Vancouver, Canada

(2013). Voices of Taciqu: The Māori and Pacific learning community in the Faculty of Arts. Australia and New Zealand Student Services Association, Wellington, New Zealand

(2013). Voices of Taciqu: Building a Māori and Pacific learning community in Sociology. Sociology Association of Aotearoa (New Zealand), Auckland, New Zealand

(2013). Voices of Taciqu: Supporting Indigenous and minority learner success. Victoria Institute, Melbourne, Australia

(2013). Naepi, S and Fa’alogo, P. Tuakana Arts Enrolment Fono: Supporting Māori and Pacific Undergraduate Targeted Admission Scheme students through admission and enrolment. First Year in Higher Education, Wellington, New Zealand

(2013). Peers as Informal Professors: Peer-based learning that supports the success of Indigenous and minority students. Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia, Auckland, New Zealand

(2013). Kaiviti meets Polynesia: Indigenous Fijian engagement with kaupapa Māori and pan-Pacific research methodologies. Te Whare Kura research 2013 Tuia Nga Aho Te, Auckland, New Zealand

(2013). Policy to Practice: The importance of government policy in addressing inequity for Māori and Pasifika in Aotearoa New Zealand. New Zealand United Nations Youth Declaration, Auckland, New Zealand