2024 - The 6th International St Magnus Conference  The Northern Isles and the Arctic. Environment, Heritage and Tourism 18-20 April 2024

2023 - Islands Matter Faroes and Shetland Research Symposia  22 September & 3 November Online 

2022 - St Magnus Symposium Ruler, Poet, Saint: Rǫgnvaldr jarl Kali Kolsson and his World 1- 3 September 2022

2022 - Island Studies International Conference Creativity, Ingenuity, and Practice 22-25 June 2022

2021 - Places of Royal Power and Ritual in Early Medieval Scotland and Europe 18 June 2021

2021 - The 5th International St Magnus Conference. Histories and Herstories 14-16 April 2021

2018 - The 4th International St Magnus Conference, Alternative Facts and Actual Fiction: Constructing the Social Narrative. April 2018

2016 - 3rd International St Magnus Conference, "Visualising the North", 14-16 April 2016

2015 - Rune Rede 9th Full Day Runic Colloquium, 21-23 May 2015.

2015 - RETI 26th June - 1st July  "Impact of culture heritage on economic development in island destinations" Conference 26th - 28th June, Summer School 29th June - 1st July.

2014 - Creative Orkney: Arts and Creativity two day Orkney conference 26-27th September 2014. See also the Creative Orkney conference website.

2014 - 2nd International St Magnus Conference 2014: The Northern Isles and the Sea.
Maritime traditions, island narratives and disciplinary cross-currents.

2013 - Women’s History Network Conference, May 2013, Orkney. This is the annual conference of this important research network.

2013 - 3rd Island Dynamics Conference, 14-18 May 2013, Famagusta, North Cyprus on in collaboration with Eastern Mediterranean University‟s Center for Cyprus Studies and the Institute for Anthropological Research‟s Center for Island Studies.

2011 - Inaugural St Magnus Conference, 14-15 April 2011, Orkney. This was an international conference sponsored by both the Norwegian and Swedish Embassies and attended by over 100 delegates from 12 countries. The conference proceedings formed a special issue of the Journal of the North Atlantic.

2009 - 9th Triennial International Conference of Forum for Study of the Languages of Scotland and Ulster, 21-25 July 2009, Orkney. This is the key conference in the discipline and led to a conference proceedings.

2009 - Looking at Shetland Outside the Box: The Meeting of Nations and the Creation of Shetland Culture 7th – 10th May 2009, Shetland Museum and Archives. This was organised with the Elphinstone Institute, University of Aberdeen, and was attended by over 150 delegates from eight Countries

2009 - Voices of the West Minority Languages Conference I and II in association with the Minority Languages Song for Europe competition, 21st June 2008 and 20th June 2009, Eden Court Theatre, Inverness. The 2009 conference was broadcast on BBC Alba as a key linguistic initiative and was the setting for a key Scots language announcement by Michael Russell MSP, Minister for Culture, External Affairs and the Constitution at the time. This was reported worldwide.