• The future of the public service.  Institute for Public Administration Conference, Toronto, June 28, 2016.
  • Disruptions & Dilemmas in Advising Ministers & Legislators in the Digital Governance Era.  With Dylan Marando.  Presented at the CAPPA conference, Quebec City, May 16, 2016.
  • The Vestiges and Vanguards of Policy Design in a Digital Context.  With Amanda Clarke.  Presented at the CAPPA conference, Quebec City, May 16, 2016
  • “The challenges of evidence-based policymaking (EBPM)”.  Ontario Public Service POLIVERY VI: Evidence Matters Engaging and Exchanging for our Best Advice.  November 10, 2015.
  • “Looking back and thinking ahead: 30 years of policy advisory system scholarship”. With John Halligan. Comparing Policy Advisory Systems Panel, International Conference on Public Policy. Milan, Italy, July, 2015.
  • “Comparing Policy Work at the Centre”.  With Guy Peters.  Policy Making at the Center of Government: Centering and Decentering Dynamics in Comparative Perspective Panel. International Conference on Public Policy. Milan, Italy, July, 2015.
  • Wilder, M., Craft, J. “Scaling Up and Across: Policy Advisory Regimes”. Comparing Policy Advisory Systems Panel, International Conference on Public Policy. Milan, Italy, July, 2015.
  • Craft, J., Wilson, P. “Keep it Brief: Briefing Notes and Canadian Central Agencies Advisory Practices”. Canadian Association of Public Administration Programs, Glendon College, York University. Toronto, Canada. May, 2015.
  • Clake, A., Craft, J. “Policy Design in the Digital Age: Instruments, Actors and Spaces”. ECPRC Joint Workshop, Warsaw, Poland. March 31-April 2, 2015
  • Craft, J.  Political-Administrative Dynamics and Advisory System Stability and Decay. Study Group IX: Civil Service and Politics, 2014 International Congress of the International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IIAS). Morocco, June, 2014.
  • Craft, J.  Beyond First Wave Advisory System Approaches.  IRSPM conference, Ottawa, April, 2014/IPSA Conference, Montreal, July 2014.
  • Craft, J., Jarvis, M., and Conly, B.  Making the Case for a Neo-Executive Styles Approach. IRSPM conference, Ottawa, April, 2014.
  • Craft, J. Core Executive Policy Learning and Political Policy Failure Avoidance.  Presented at the Policy Failure and Design Workshop, Singapore, February 21, 2014.
  • Craft, J.  Appointed Political Staffs and Core Executive Policy Coordination:  Exploring Locational and Relational Considerations.  International Conference on Public Policy.  Grenoble, France.  June 26-28th, 2013.

  • Craft, J. At the ‘Centre’ and Down the Line: Institutional Location and Appointed Political Staffs Policy Formulation Activity.  Annual Canadian Association of Programs in Public Administration (CAPPA) conference.  Ryerson University, Toronto.  May 27-28th, 2013.

  • Craft, J.  “Advice Giving in Austere Times”.  Ryerson Policy Studies Conference: Policy Research in Times of Austerity and Uncertainty.  Toronto, Ontario. May 8-10, 2013.
  • Craft, J.  “Reconciling Policy Networks and Policy Advisory Systems Theory”.  “New” Influential Actors in Public Administration Pannel.  Canadian Political Science Association Annual Meeting, June 4-6, 2013. University of Victoria.  Victoria, B.C.
  • Craft, J. “Institutionalized Partisan Policy Workers in Canada: Movers and Shapers, Buffers and Bridges“. Policy Advice and Policy Work (II) Panel.  International Political Science Association, July 8-12, 2012.  Madrid, Spain.
  • Craft, J. “Institutionalized Partisan-Political Policy Advice in Canada”. 1st Annual Canadian Association of Programs in Public Administration (CAPPA) conference. Carleton University, May 28th-29th, 2012. Ottawa, Ontario.
  • Craft, J. Movers and Shapers, Buffers and Bridges: Unpacking the Policy Work of Institutionalized Partisan Advisers in Canada. Changing Environment of Political Communications Panel, Canadian Political Science Association Annual Meeting, June 13, 2012.  University of Alberta. Edmonton, Alberta.
  • Craft, J. “At the Center and Down the Line: Process and Substance Dimensions of Institutionalized Political Policy Advice in Canada“. New Researchers Panel, International Research Society of Public Management. April 11-13, 2012. Rome, Italy.
  • Craft, J., Howlett, M. “(Re)Conceptualizing Policy Advice: Location and Content in Policy Advisory Systems“. Annual Meeting of the Nordic Political Studies Association Vaasa Finland August 10, 2011.
  • Craft, J. Howlett, M., Crawford, M. “Shifting Mandates and Climate Change Policy Capacity: Preliminary Findings from the Infrastructure Canada Case“. Western Economics Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, July 1, 2011.
  • Craft, J. “In the Looming Shadow of Governance: Towards a More Robust Policy Advice Model”. Canadian Public Administration in the 21th Century Conference, Glendon College, York University, May 13-14th, 2011.
  • Craft, J. “Canadian Partisan Advisers and Policy-Making: Currency in the Policy Process or a New Public Governance Bargain”.
    1. International Research Society of Public Management Conference, Dublin, Ireland April 11-13, 2011. (Awarded Best Paper, New Researchers Section).
    2. Canadian Political Science Association Annual Meeting, University of Waterloo, May 16-18th, 2011. Alternative Forms of Policy Advice Panel.
  • Craft, J. “Specifying the Rounds Decision Making Model: The Case of Expenditure Management Reforms in Canada and Changing Political-Administrative Relations”. Institute of Public Administration of Canada 2009 Conference: Trends in Public Policy and Administration Panel. Fredericton, N.B.