Citizen Observatories: Empowering European Society Open Conference


Location: Management Centre Europe, Brussels

Duration: 4th December 2014

WeSenseIt is pleased to announce that we will be speaking at this event which will take place at Management Centre Europe, Belgium along with our sister projects OmniscientisCitclopsCOBWEB and Citi-Sense

For registration and information please visit:


ICFM6 International Conference on Flood Management



Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil

Duration: 16-18 September, 2014

Dr Simon McCarthy from MU will present ‘Participation in Flood Risk Management and the Potential of Citizen Observatories A Governance Analysis’ (U. Wehn, M. Rusca, J. Evers and V. Lanfranchi). He will also discuss ‘Modelling engagement with local citizen observatories on the risk of flooding’



Annual Conference of the Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Society 2014

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Location: Aberystwyth, Wales

Duration: 2-5 September, 2014

Dr Stuart Wrigley will present Low-cost watercourse sensing for flood management and citizen engagement (co-authored with Prof. Fabio Ciravegna) at the Annual Conference of the Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Society (RSPSoc), 2-5 September, Aberystwyth, UK.

 ICT4S 2nd International Conference on ICT for Sustainability


Location: Stockholm, Sweden

Duration: 24-27 August, 2014


Dr. Uta Wehn  (Senior Lecturer/Researcher in Capacity Development and Innovation) and Dr. Jaap Evers (Lecturer in River Basin Governance), both at UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, have been nominated for the Best Paper Award at ICT4S 2014.


HIC-11th International Conference on Hydroinformatics




Location: New York, USA

Duration: 17-21 August, 2014


UNESCO-IHE will be representing the WeSenseIt Project at the conference.


Tenth Plenary Session of the Group on Earth Observations (GEO-X) & Geneva Ministerial Summit – Geneva – 14th-17th January 2014

WeSenseIt is pleased to announce that we will be speaking at the GEO Exhibition in Geneva over the 14th-17th January 2014.

We will be presenting at the EU Speakers Corner Stand and at the Citizens observatory presentation during the course of the event.

In addition we will be presenting alongside our sister projects Omniscientis Citclops COBWEB and Citi-Sense


Smart City Expo


Location: Barcelona, Spain

Duration: November 19th-21st, 2013

Our partner Advanticsys will be manning a booth at the expo and presenting the WeSenseIt project and some of our technologies. We hope you see you there!


The Mobile Unversity


Join us for the Mobile University: three days of lectures and events on a double decker bus. It’s open to everyone and it’s FREE. Professor Fabio Ciravegna & Dr Stuart Wrigley will be giving a lecture on How citizens can help monitor rivers: from social media to flying drones In this interactive demonstration, Professor Fabio Ciravegna explores technologies that people can use to benefit the environment. Citizens can play a fundamental role in monitoring the environment. New technologies enable a new era where citizens and authorities cooperate for the common good.


Flood Awareness Day 28th June 2013

WeSenseIt will be demonstrating the first prototype of the citizen technology at the Flood Awareness Day. Come and see us between 10am – 15:30 at St Sepulchre Gate, Doncaster Town Centre. We are going to be asking the public to take a look at what we have done so far and provide us with some feedback for improvements.



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Location: Florence, Italy

Duration: June 23rd-28th, 2013

On Thursday 27th June Dr Uta Wehn de Montalvo will be giving a talk at 14:40 on “Citizen Observatories: The WeSenseIt Vision” & 15:20 on “Citizen Observatories of Water = Participatory + Improved Water Governance?” Dr Stuart Wrigley will be giving a talk at 15:00 on “How to Engage Stakeholders in Earth Observations”


Social Media and Linked Data for Emergency Response (SMILE) (May 26-30, 2013 at Montpellier, France)

10th Extended Semantic Web Conference

Location: Montpellier, France.

Duration: May 26th-30th, 2013

Registration of poster/presentation submission deadline: March 17, 2013



Knowledge for Climate (May 2013, Amsterdam)



Our partner Distro will be speaking at the Knowledge for Climate Event in Amsterdam.

Location: Amsterdam, Holland


Presentation Slides: Knowledge for climate


3rd Workshop on ‘Making Sense of Microposts’ (13th May 2013, Brazil)



World Wide Web Conference 2013

Location: “Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.”

Duration: Monday, 13th May 2013

Registration of poster/presentation submission deadline: March 17, 2013


GEO EUROPEAN PROJECTS WORKSHOP (15-16 April 2013, Barcelona, Spain)


The European Commission is pleased to announce the 7th GEO European Projects Workshop (GEPW-7) which will take place in Barcelona, on 15 and 16 April, hosted by CREAF (Centre for Ecological Research and Forestry Applications) and the Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona, through the European project GeoViQua.

GEPW-7 will continue and extend the effort to develop the collaboration between the GEO initiative and the European Commission projects on Earth Observation funded through the Framework Programme of Community Research.

Location: “Casa de la Convalescència”, C/ Sant Antoni Maria Claret 171 08041-Barcelona, Spain

Duration: 15 April 2013 – 16 April 2013

Registration of poster/presentation deadline: March 22, 2013





Registration for the EGU General Assembly 2013 is by payment of the appropriate registration fee.