Henderson, F. and Fotovatian, S. (2016). International Teacher Education Programs in Australia and canada: A comparion of two postgraduate programs and their student experiences. Australian Association of Research in Education, November 2016, Melbourne, Australia.

Fotovatian, S. and Henderson, F. (2016). A reflective comparative of two international teacher education programs in Australia and Canada; CRIE conference, June 2016, Vancouver, BC.

Ravindran, A., Byrnets, K.,  Fotovatian, S., & Ilieva, R. (2016, March). International students navigating the Canadian contexts of work and settlement. Comparative International Education Society (CIES) Conference, Vancouver, BC.

Ravindran, A, Byrnets, K., Ilieva, R. & Fotovatian, S. (2016-May). International students settling in Canada: Exploring the experiences of graduates of a TESL program. Canadian Society for the Study of Studies in Education (CSSE, Calgar, May-June, 2016).

Fotovatian, S. and Ilieva, R. (2015-March). Aligning internationalization of higher education with ethical practice: A possibility or a myth? Canadian Association for Applied Linguistics Conference, Toronto, Canada.

Ilieva, R. and Fotovatian, S. (2014, August). Native speaker ideology, agency, and international students identity negotiation in a TESOL program in Canada. AILA Brisbane, Brisbane, Australia.

Fotovatian, S. (2014, March). Language, institutional identity, and integration: Lived experiences of two doctoral students in Australia, Tri-Nations Conference. UBC, Vancouver, BC.

Fotovatian, S. (2013, September). Negotiation of institutional identity in and through informal second language interactions. The Multidisciplinary Approaches in Language Policy and Planning Conference: The University of Calgary, Calgary, AB.

Fotovatian, S. (2013, June). Intercultural communication strategies as applied by international students on campus. Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics Conference, Victoria University.

McCoy, L. and Fotovatian, S. (2013, June). (Re)turning to Education: A study of skilled immigrant women in Calgary. CSA (Canada Sociology Association) Yearly Conference, Victoria, BC.

Fotovatian, S. (2011, November). Negotiating institutional identity in and through intercultural communication. Language Education and Diversity (LED) Conference, Auckland, NZ.

Fotovatian, S. (2011, January). Going Beyond G’Day in the Tea-room: A Study of Informal Language Interactions of Postgraduate Students in an Australian University. Paper presented at Mobility, Language and Learning AILA Conference, Cape Town, Africa.

Fotovatian, S. (2009, May). Intercultural Communication Strategies: The Need for a New Lens for Identification and Categorization. Paper presented at AAAL Conference, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON.

Fotovatian, S. (2007, July). Communication strategies in EIL contexts. Paper presented at MERC Conference, Melbourne, Australia.

Fotovatian, S. (2006, April). Reading comprehension strategies as applied by Iranian students. Paper presented at Asia TEFL Conference, JB, Malaysia.