• Hoehler, M., and Gales J. (4 December 2018) Application of Narrow Spectrum Illumination to study Surface Charring. Invited presentation at ASTM E05 meeting on Committee 22 on Surface burning. 
  • Gales, J. (10 October 2018) Performing Large Scale Fire Engineering Studies. Oral Continuing Professional Development presentation in London, UK for ARUP fire’s global division.
  • Gales, J. (9 October 2018) A Summary of Recent Evacuation Studies Performed in Canada. Invited lecture at Imperial College London.
  • Gales, J., and Smith, M. (28 September 2018) Fire Design Using Annex K. Invited Seminar for the Canadian Institute for Steel Construction 88th Annual Symposium.
  • Gales, J., and Smith, M. (30 May 2018) Fire Resilience of Steel Structures. CISC spring symposium.
  • Gales, J. (29 May 2018) Performing Large Scale Evacuation Trials for Use in Evacuation Modelling. Guest Presentation at ARUP Boston, USA.
  • Gales, J. (29 May 2018) Performing Large Scale Evacuation Trials for Use in Evacuation Modelling. Guest Presentation at WPI, Worcester, USA.
  • Gales, J. (11 September 2017) Fire Safety of Timber Structures in Canada. Oral Continuing Professional Development presentation in London, UK for ARUP Structural and fire global divisions.
  • Gales, J., and Gatien, S (13 June 2017) Novel Imaging Technique to Characterize Flame Spread Rate and Char Progression Rate of Burning Wood. ASTM E5 Fire Research Review. Fire Performance of Tall Wood Structures. Toronto and Canada.
  • Gales, J., and Gonzales, K (19 May 2017) Life Safety.  Carleton University work shop on fire safety engineering passive protection systems. Ottawa, Canada.
  • Gales, J. (22 March 2017) Fires and Shanty Towns. Invited seminar for Engineers without Borders., Ottawa Impact Hub.
  • Gales, J.  (26 October 2016) Engineered Timber and Real Fires. Invited Seminar at York University Civil Engineering Department.
  • Gales, J. (24 October 2016) Can concrete be Sustainable?. Invited Seminar for Green Builders Ottawa, Canada at Carleton University.
  • Gales, J. and Smith M. (29 September 2016) What has the world learned about fires in buildings and how could it result in safer and more economical buildings in Canada? Invited Seminar for the Canadian Institute for Steel Construction 87th Annual Symposium
  • Gales, J. (17 August 2016) Structural Fire Tests of Continuous and Restrained Concrete Slabs. Invited Seminar for National Institute of Standards and Technology.
  • Gales, J., Folk, L., and Quiquero, H. (11 July 2016) Canadian Fire Engineering Researchfor Advancing Contemporary Design. Oral Continuing Professional Development presentation in London, UK Given to ARUP fire’s global division, UK.
  • Gales, J (8 July 2016) Does Canada have a Fire Problem?. Oral presentation at University of Edinburgh, UK.
  • Gales, J., (7 July 2016) The Structural Fire Response of Continuous Post-Tensioned Concrete Slabs. Oral Continuing Professional Development presentation in London, UK Given to ARUP Structural Skills Network global division, UK.
  • Gales, J. (June 2, 2016) Understanding Fort McMurray. CSCE Young Professional seminar series. London, Ontario, Canada.
  • Gales, J (organiser). Gwynne, S., and Kinsey, M. (17 March 2016) Human Behaviour in Fire: a Canadian symposium of current trends. Oral seminars at Carleton, supported by ARUP fire and National Research Council Canada. Ottawa, Canada
  • Gales, J (27 February 2016) Towards a Performance Based Fire Design Framework for Composite Steel Deck Construction in Canada. CISC Architecture and Engineering Educators Forum. Calgary Alberta.
  • Gales, J. (16 September 2015) Fire Safety Engineering in Canada: Research Perspectives on Human Behaviour, Timber, and GFRP. Oral presentation in London, UK Given to AECOM Fire, UK.
  • Gales, J., Marrs, J., and Hartin, K. (14 September 2015) Fire Safety Engineering in Canada: Research Perspectives on Human Behaviour, Timber, GFRP and Education. Oral Continuing Professional Development presentation in London, UK Given to ARUP fire.
  • Marrs, J. and Gales, J. (15 September 2015) Heating Severity and the Residual Strength of Prestressing Steel – Is Time Important? Oral presentation at ISTRUCTE at the Steel in Fire Forum. London, UK.
  • Gales, J (organiser), Green, M (co-organiser). (17 May 2015) Work shop on student research in fire safety engineering in Canada. Oral Seminars at Queen’s University, supported by National Research Council Canada.
  • Gales, J., (22 May 2014) Structural Fire Engineering – Why Care?. Oral Continuing Professional Development presentation in London, UK Given to ARUP fire.
  • Gales, J. (24 September 2013) Tests on locally-heated, continuous, restrained, post-tensioned (PT) concrete slabs. Oral presentation at ISTRUCTE. London, UK.
  • Gales, J. (24–29 June 2012) Post-tensioned buildings and fire: Moving rationally forward. Oral presentation at Lloyd’s Register Educational Trust Global Technical Leadership Seminar in Fire Safety Engineering. Dirleton, UK.
  • Gales, J. (11–16 April 2012) Post-tensioned concrete structures in elevated temperature and in fire. Oral presentation at Fire Engineering Research—Key Issues for the Future. Valletta, Malta.
  • Gales, J. (20 September 2011) Validation and usage of digital image correlation for high-temperature deformation measurement in modern prestressing steel. Oral presentation at Steel in Fire Forum. Sheffield, UK.