2015:
Van der Meer, J. M., “Human evolution and the substantialist view of the imago Dei”, invited presentation at a conference on Configuring Adam and Eve: Exploring Conceptual Change at the Interface of Theological and Scientific Reflection on Human Origins, Wycliffe Hall, Univ. of Oxford, 17-19 April 2015.

2014
Van der Meer, J. M. invited response to Nicolas Ray, Univ. of Geneva on “Current State of Research in Paleogenetics,” at a conference on Configuring Adam and Eve: Exploring Conceptual Change at the Interface of Theological and Scientific Reflection on Human Origins, Kellogg College, Univ. of Oxford, 18-20 July, 2014.

Van der Meer, J. M. “The Challenge of Emergence,” invited presentation for a panel discussion at the Annual Meeting of the ASA, CSCA & CiS, McMaster University, July 25-28, 2014.

2011:
Van der Meer, J. M. “The Re-Emergence of Emergence,” invited presentation at the Canadian Scientific and Christian Affiliation, McMaster University, April 29, 2011.

Van der Meer, J. M. Response to “Order and Emergence in Biological Evolution,” by Denis Alexander, Faraday Institute, Cambridge University, Cambridge. Presented at the conference on The Future of Creation Order, Association for Reformational Philosophy and Department of Philosophy, Free University of Amsterdam, August 16-19, 2011.

Van der Meer, J. M. “Biological Order,” invited presentation at the conference on The Future of Creation Order, Association for Reformational Philosophy and Department of Philosophy, Free University of Amsterdam, August 16-19, 2011.

Van der Meer, J. M. “Biology and the Philosophy of Emergence: Cosmonomic Perspectives,” invited presentation at the conference on The Future of Creation Order, Association for Reformational Philosophy and Department of Philosophy, Free University of Amsterdam, August 16-19, 2011.

Van der Meer, J. M. “European Calvinists and the Study of Nature: Some Historical Patterns and Problems,” invited presentation at the conference on Calvinism and the Making of the European Mind, The European Science Foundation and the Department of Theology, Free University of Amsterdam, November 3-5, 2011.

2009:
Van der Meer, J. M. “Cosmic Order: Distinguishing Parts, Wholes, and Levels of Organization.” Invited and refereed paper at a conference on “Metaphysics, Ontology and the Science-Religion Debate.” Thomas More Institute, London, UK.  May 7-9, 2009.

2008:
Van der Meer, J. M., Oosterhoff, R. (2008) “Interpreting Nature & Scripture: The Shift from Reader to Author and the Transformation of the Literal Meaning  (1100-1700).” Presented at The Sixth Three Societies Conference: Connecting Disciplines. University of Oxford, UK, 4-6 July 2008.

2006:
Van der Meer, J. M. (2006) “Georges Cuvier and the Use of Scripture in Geology.” Presented at the 2006 Annual Meeting of the History of Science Society, Vancouver, November 2-5.

2005:
Van der Meer, J. M. (2005) “Georges Cuvier and the Use of Scripture in Geology.” Presented at the Third International Pascal Centre Conference, RUC, July 18-23, 2005 entitled: “Interpreting Nature and Scripture: History of a Dialogue.”

2003:
Van der Meer, J. M. “Religious Interpretations of Nature in the Population Genetics of Theodosius Dobzhansky (1900-1975).” Presented at the Conference of the International Society for Hermeneutics and Science. Tihany, Hungary. June 7-11.

2002:
Van der Meer, J. M. “Religious Interpretations of Nature in the Population Biology of Theodosius Dobzhansky (1900-1975).” Invited paper at an international conference on: Science and Religion: The Religious Beliefs and Practices of Scientists, 20th Century. Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte. Georg-August Universität Göttingen, GE. May 27-29.

Van der Meer, J. M. “Reading Nature in Light of Scripture: The Case of Georges Cuvier (1769-1832).” Presented at an international conference: The Book of Nature: Continuity and Change in European and American Attitudes towards the Natural World.  State University of Groningen, NL. May 22-25.

2000:
Van der Meer, J. M. “Scaffolding Science the Religious Way.” Plenary address for a conference entitled A ‘Storied Past’: Science and Religion in Historical Perspective. Concord College and the University of Winnipeg. April 28-29.

Van der Meer, J. M. “The Varieties of Downward Causation: A Concept in Theology and Science.” Workshop paper for the Eighth European Conference  on Science and Theology on Design and Disorder: Perspectives from Science and Theology. Lyon, France. April 14-19.

Van der Meer, J. M. “A Working Model for the Engagement of Religion and Science: Some Theses.” Plenary address for an international meeting on Science & Religion: a ‘Start-up’ of the Human Spirit. Université Interdisciplinaire de Paris & UNESCO. Paris, France. April 12-13. 

1999:
Van der Meer, J. M. “Religious Interpretations of Nature: A Survey.” Conference on Christian Scholarship in the Light of Scripture: Hermeneutical Issues. Redeemer College. July 7-10.

1998:
Van der Meer, J. M. Opening Address. Second International Pascal Centre Conference: Science in Theistic Contexts.  July 21-25, 1998. Redeemer College. Ancaster. On. Canada. Conference Chair and Organizer.

Van der Meer, J. M. "DNA: Gateway between Metaphysics and Science.” Seventh European Conference on Science and Theology, Durham, UK. March 31-April 5, 1998.  Workshop chair.

1996:
Van der Meer, J. M. "The Concept of Human Nature in Science and Theology." Annual Meeting of the American scientific Affiliation (ASA) and the Canadian Scientific and Christian Affiliation (CSCA). Toronto. July 26-29, 1996

Van der Meer, J. M. "The Multi-Modal Hierarchy. Distinguishing Parts, Wholes and Levels of Organization." Annual Conference of the International Society for the Systems Sciences.  Louisville, KY. USA.  July 14-19, 1996.

1996 Van der Meer, J. M. Templeton Workshop on the Teaching of Science and Religion Courses.  Victoria University, Toronto, Ca.  July 5-10, 1996.  Two presentations: one poster on Philosophy of Science 342 and an oral presentation on the Pascal Centre. 

Van der Meer, J. M. "The Role of Metaphysical & Religious Beliefs in Science."  Sixth European Conference on Science and Theology, Krakow.  Poland, March 26-30, 1996. 

Van der Meer, J. M. "Encapsis".  A discussion paper for the International Conference of the Dooyeweerd Centre, Ancaster, June 3-6, 1996.

Van der Meer, J. M. “The Actor in the Interaction of Science and Religion.”  Presented at the International Conference of the Dooyeweerd Centre, Ancaster, June 3-6, 1996.

1994:
Van der Meer, J. M. “The Actor in the Interaction of Science and Religion.”  Presented at: Fifth International Symposium of the Association for Calvinist Philosophy, August 22-26, 1994.  NL.

Van der Meer, J. M. “The Actor in the Interaction of Science and Religion.”  Presented at: The annual meeting of the Canadian Society for Christian Academics on the theme "Encounters Between Christian Faith and Science", University of Toronto, October 29, 1994.

1993
Van der Meer, J. M. "The Concept of Human Nature in Science and Theology".  Fifth European Conference on Science and Religion, March 1993: "Beliefs in Science: Taking the Measure of Methodological Materialism".  Second Annual Wheaton Theology Conference on "The Relationship Between Theology and Science".  Wheaton College, Feb. 25-26, 1993. 

1992:
Van der Meer, J. M. "Belief in Sociobiology".  Science and Belief.  The First International Pascal Centre Conference, August 11-15, 1992.

Van der Meer, J. M. "Religion and Science: A Clarification of the Terms of the Relation".  Science and Belief.  The First International Pascal Centre Conference, August 11-15, 1992.

Van der Meer, J. M. "Religion and Science: Do Level Structures Provide a Structure for Their Interaction?".  Science and Belief.  The First International Pascal Centre Conference, August 11-15, 1992.  

Van der Meer, J. M."Functional Integrity"  25th Anniversary Conference of the ICS "An Ethos of Compassion and the Integrity of Creation"; workshop chair: "Creation Order, Evolution, and Modern Science".  ICS, Toronto June 3-6, 1992.

1985:
Van der Meer, J. M. "The Creation as Cosmos." Conference organized by the Calvin Center for Christian Scholarship and the Institute for Christian Studies. June 7-8, 1985 (response to "Genesis in the Hands of the Geologists" by D. Young with Dr. D. McNally).

1984:
Van der Meer, J. M. "Development of the embryonic segment pattern in insects.  Morphological, cellular and molecular aspects."  Invited presentation. Seventeenth International Congress of Entomology. Council for the International Congresses of Entomology. Hamburg. August 20-26, 1984.

1979:
Van der Meer, J. M. "Pattern Formation during Insect Embryogenesis (Callosobruchus maculatus (Fabr. Coleoptera)." Poster presentation at the meeting of the German Society for Developmental Biology. Heidelberg, FRG. 1979.

1975:
Van der Meer, J. M. "Segment Pattern Formation during Early Embryogenesis of Callosobruchus (Coleoptera)." Joint Meeting of the Netherlands and British Societies for Development Biology. Noordwijkerhout, N.L. 1975.

1972:
Van der Meer, J. M. "Pattern Formation and Pattern Regulation in the Haltere Disc of Drosophila melanogaster." Third European Drosophila Research Conference. Milan, Italy. 1972.