Brent Nelson, 2015. "The Museum as Knowledge Environment." Scholarly and Research Communication 6.3. 1-15. http://src-online.ca/index.php/src/article/viewFile/225/438
Brent Nelson, 2014. "From Index to Interoperability: The Desideratum of Authority Files in Large-Scale Digital Projects" Scholarly and Research Communication 5.4. 1-13. http://src-online.ca/index.php/src/article/viewFile/192/384
Brent Nelson, 2014. "Investigative Tagging: Modelling the Early Modern Cabinet of Curiosities." Digital Studies / Le champ numérique 4. http://www.digitalstudies.org/ojs/index.php/digital_studies/article/view/257/318
Brent Nelson and Melissa Terras, eds and intro, 2012. Digitizing Medieval and Early Modern Material Culture. New Technologies in Renaissance Studies. Toronto: Iter; Tempe, AZ: Arizona Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. http://www.itergateway.org.cyber.usask.ca/forthntmrsIII
Brent Nelson, 2008. "Sir Thomas Browne, Edward Brown, and the Culture of Curiosity." In The World Proposed: Essays on Sir Thomas Browne. Eds. Reid Barbour and Claire Preston. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 80-99.
Brent Nelson, 2013. "Wanted on This Voyage: How to Build a Digital Ark, or Experiments in Ark-iving." University of Victoria. Hosted by the Electronic Textual Cultures Lab, 30 Jan.
Brent Nelson, 2010. Conference keynote address, "Marginal Belief: Space and Taxonomy in the Age of Curiosity." A Measure of Place: Space in Text and Context. 5-7 February, McGill University, Montreal, PQ.
Brent Nelson, 2004. "The Tempest: Shakespeare's Collection of Curiosities." 2 April, Department of English, University of Regina.
Brent Nelson and Jade McDougall, 2014. “Curating Collections of Curiosities Using the TEI.” Text Encoding Initiative Conference and Members Meeting 2014. Northwestern University, Chicago, 22-24 October 2014.
Brent Nelson, 2014. “The Museum as Knowledge Environment.” Research Foundations for Understanding Books and Reading in the Digital Age: Emerging Reading, Writing, and Research Practices. 8 December 2014. Metcalfe Auditorium, State Library of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.
Brent Nelson, 2015. “The Public Humanities: Fostering Partnerships Between Academics and Cultural Heritage Stakeholders.” Paper Session: Sustaining Partnerships to Transform Scholarly Production: An INKE-hosted Partner Gathering. 27 January. Nita Lake Lodge, Whistler, BC, Canada.
Brent Nelson, 2015. “The Early Modern Collection of Curiosities as Model for Multi-Layered Interfaces.” Canadian Society For Digital Humanities / Société Canadienne Des Humanités Numériques, 1-3 June, University of Ottawa.
Robert Imes, 2014. "Hakluyt and Cope, Hakluyt and Thevet: Networks of Concerted Curiosity." Renaissance Society of America Convention, New York, 25-28 March.
Brent Nelson, 2014. "The Cabinet of Curiosities and the Sixteenth-Century Origins of an Early Modern Social Network." Renaissance Society of America Convention, New York, 25-28 March.
Brent Nelson, 2014. "From Index to Interoperability: The Desideratum of Authority Files in Large-scale Editing" at Building Partnerships to Transform Scholarly Publishing, 5-6 February. Whistler, BC, Canada.
Brent Nelson, 2013. "Investigative Tagging: Exploring Ontologies in Early Modern Cabinets of Curiosities "Canadian Society for Digital Humanities / Société canadienne des humanités numériques, Congress 2013, University of Victoria, 3-5 June.
Les cabinets de curiosités, miroirs de l'Europe. Université de Poitierss, 21-22 June 2012. http://emf.fr/7640/les-cabinets-de-curiosites-miroirs-de-leurope/
Brent Nelson, 2012. "The Social Life of Things in the Early Modern Cabinet of Curiosities."
Les cabinets de curiosités, miroirs de l'Europe. Poitiers, 21-22 June.
Brent Nelson, 2012. "Collections of Curiosities and Social Networking in the Seventeenth Century." Situating Early Modern Science Networks, University of Saskatchewan, 13-14 April.
Brent Nelson, 2010. "The Digital Ark: From Taxonomy to Ontology in 17th-century Collections of Curiosities." Digital Humanities 2010, 7-10 July, King’s College London.
Brent Nelson, 2010. "The Virtual Ark’: social networks and circulating objects in the culture of curiosity." Circulating Ideas in Seventeenth-Century Europe: Networks, Knowledge, and Forms, 8-10 July, The Royal Society of London.
Brent Nelson, 2009. "The Digital Ark: Rediscovering the Early Modern Database." The Fifty-Fifth Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, 19-21 March 2009, Los Angeles, CA.
Brent Nelson, 2008. "The Early Modern Database." Annual Conference of the Society for Digital Humanities / Société pour l'étude des médias interactifs, June 2-3, University of British Columbia.
Brent Nelson, 2005. "Sir Thomas and Edward Browne: Collectors." Four Centuries of Sir Thomas Browne 1605-2005, October 26-28, University of Leiden, Netherlands.
Brent Nelson, 2002. "Shakespeare’s Cabinet of Curiosities." The Mysterious and the Foreign in Early Modern England, ON, October 4 and 5, McMaster University, Hamilton.
Brent Nelson, 1995. "Hydriotaphia and ‘Musæum Clausum’: Sir Thomas Browne and the 17th-Century Vogue for Curiosities." English Renaissance Prose Conference, November, West Lafayette, Indiana