Glynos, J., Speed, E., & West, K (2013) Logics of Marginalisation in UK Health and Social Care Reform: The case of older adults and integrated care, 9th Interpretive Policy Analysis conference, Vienna.
Speed, E. (2013) Countervailing powers and the 2012 Health and Social Care Act: Questions of Strategy?, Invited paper London Medical Sociology Study Group, London
Davison, C., Gunnell, G., & Speed, E. (2013) Understanding conceptions of "trust" in patient/public feedback, International Congress on Telehealth and Telecare, The King's Fund, London
Davison, C., Speed, E. & Gunnell, C., (2013) Hearing Voices? The potential benefits and risks of local anonymous micro-blogging as a way of achieving Public Engagement in Primary Care, Society for Academic Primary Care Annual Conference, Nottingham
Davison, C., Speed, E., Gunnell, C. & Welch, G. (2013) Risky Dialogue? Patient/Public micro-blogging as an opportunity for two-way communication in the NHS: Experiences of the Essex PEBL Project, Royal College of Nursing Annual International Research Conference, Belfast
Speed, E. & Glynos, J. (2012) Varieties of Co-production, invited workshop presentation, Time Banking UK annual conference, London
Speed, E. & Gabe, J. (2012) ConDeming the NHS: countervailing powers and the passing of the Health & Social Care Act, 44th BSA Annual Medical Sociology Group Conference, University of Leicester
Glynos, J. and Speed E. (2011) Varieties of Coproduction in the delivery of public services: The case of timebanking and health, 6th International Conference in Interpretive Policy Analysis, Cardiff University
Speed, E (2011) Reforming Healthcare: A question of sustainabilities, 11th Annual Conference on Critical Political Theory, University of Essex
Speed, E. (2010) From Quality to Choice to Austerity: Logics of Governance in Healthcare Policy, presented at Panel on Innovation and Change in Public Services - Critical Perspectives, Critical Governance Conference, University of Warwick
Speed, E. and Busfield, J. (2010) Prioritising Happiness: A Social Scientific and Policy Mistake, Presented at British Sociological Association Happiness Study Group, London
Glynos, J. and Speed, E. (2010) Community Economy Initiatives & Health Policy under New Labour: The Case of Time Banks, 5th Interpretive Policy Analysis Conference, Grenoble, France
Speed, E. and Griggs, S. (2010) Towards a Political Sociology of Public Policy, Invited Paper ESRC Seminar Series on Policy and Practice, De Montfort University
Speed, E. (2010) Service User Spring School, Invited Paper National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Workshop on Sharing Innovative Practice, Wellcome Conference Centre, London.
Speed, E. and Pettinger, L. (2009) Mutualism and Markets: An Exploration of Moral Regulation in ‘The Wire’, The Wire as Social Science Fiction Conference, Leeds Town Hall, University of York
Glynos, J, and Speed, E. (2009) Timebanking as a Community Economy? A Political Discourse Theory Approach to Health-related Social Economy Policy Initiatives, ESRC Networks of Methodological Innovation Discourse Analysis Network Conference, University of Essex
Speed, E. (2009) Choose health: constructions of choice in health policy, ESRC Networks of Methodological Innovation Policy Practitioner Seminar, University of Birmingham.
Coelho, T., Speed, E., dos Santos, A., Góes, S., Rodrigues, L., and Fagundes, H. (2009) Avoiding Identities: Health Between Submission and Resistance, 12th World Congress on Public Health, Istanbul.
Speed, E. (2008) Discourses of Acceptance and Resistance: Speaking out about Psychiatry, Invited Keynote Paper, De-Medicalising Misery II conference, University College London.
Speed, E. (2008) Choice and Safety: the invocation of morals into processes of quality assurance and risk regulation in a health care context, International Sociology Association First Forum of Sociology, Barcelona.
Member of the British Sociological Association (BSA). Elected committee member of BSA Medical Sociology (MedSoc) study group (2010 onwards), member of BSA study group on Sociology of Mental Health and BSA study group on Sociology of Social and Public Policy.
Member of organising committee for ESRC Seminar Series: Social Science and Mental Health (2006-2008).
Consultant on the Irish National Disability Authority Guidelines for Including People with Disabilities in Research (2002).
Member of organising committee for ESRC Networks for Methodological Innovation (NMI) Discourse Analysis Network (2007-2009).
Ewen has refereed articles and proposals for the British Journal of Sociology, International Journal of Nursing Studies, International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, Journal of Historical Sociology, Journal of Social Policy & Society, Social Movement Studies, Sociology of Health and Illness, Sociological Review, Sage, Palgrave, Oxford University Press, the British Academy, ESRC, Irish Research Council for Humanities and Social Sciences, Belgian Federal Science Policy Office and ZonMx Dutch Preventative Health Network.
Ewen has delivered summer schools in Discourse Analysis and Health at the University of Essex Social Science Summer School, the European Consortium for Political Research Summer School (Lubljana, Slovenia) and at the School of Collective Health, (State University of Feira de Santana, (UEFS), Salvador, Brazil).
He is currently an external examiner to the Department of Sociology at the Open University and to the School of Psychology at the University of East London.
He is a co-editor on www.cost-ofliving.net - a BSA supported blog about the politics, economics and sociology of health and health care