Past Events

Monday, June 13, 2016 - 10:00 - Friday, June 17, 2016 - 16:45

The ‘SmartGov’ project will be the focus of a conference to be held at Utrecht, the Netherlands, from 13th to 16th June, 2016 involving practitioners, policy-makers and the ‘SmartGov’ project teams. The conference will provide a platform for scientific exchange of ideas and thoughts about the SmartGov project, and discuss ways of advancing the debate about smart governance from a general...

Thursday, March 10, 2016 -
00:00 - 23:45

Virtual Conference on Smart Governance Practices and Research 

1. Introduction by Albert Meijer, on Smart Governance

Discussing the major findings of the literature review

Open the slides here : Introducing Smart Cities for Sustainable Cities

2. Presentations by/about the three cities along major themes

What has happened up till now and what is going on in the...

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 00:00 - Friday, January 29, 2016 - 23:45

For the 2016 Computers, Privacy and Data Protection (CPDP) Conference CRISP has orgaisd an expert panel on 'Body worn cameras and public servies'.

In recent years Body Worn Cameras/Video (BWC/BWV) have become increasingly prevalent in public service environments. They are now used by police officers, traffic wardens, community safety officers, train inspectors and other ‘front-line’...

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 -
00:00 - 23:45

The next meeting of the Scottish Privacy Forum will take place at the Stirling Court Hotel, University of Stirling. The theme of the meeting is body worn video cameras, and will feature contributions from the UK’s Surveillance Camera Commissioner, Tony Porter.

Tony Porter
Monday, November 23, 2015 - 18:00 - Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 17:45

Tony Porter, the UK Camera Surveillance Commissioner, will deliver the 2015 CRISP Annual Lecture entitled ‘Humanity Vs. Surveillance’. This lecture is open to the public and will be followed by a question and answer session and a drinks reception. The lecture will take place in the Court Room at the University of Stirling.  The Lecture will begin at 6pm.

Admission is free, but...

Sunday, November 22, 2015 - 09:00 - Friday, November 27, 2015 - 17:30

CRISP welcomes a visiting scholar this week, Mónica Correia, Head of Recruitment at the Universidade do Porto.  Mónica is developing a research project exploring the use of surveillance frameworks for understanding recruitment in the university sector.


Friday, November 13, 2015 -
00:00 - 23:45

CRISP Director Professor William Webster will be speaking alongside Nick Hewer, from The Apprentice and Countdown, at the 2015 BSRIA Briefing in November. BSRIA (Building Services Research and Information Association) is a no-profit membership based organization providing specialist services in construction and building services. The theme of the 2015 Briefing is ‘Smart data, silver lining or...

Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 18:30

CRISP Director Professor William Webster will speak on the topic if ‘Big data and Building Engineering Services’ at the CIBSE (Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers - Home Counties and North West Region) evening lecture in London in November. The event is open to public and will be followed by a drinks reception.

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Tuesday, November 10, 2015 -
00:00 - 23:45

CRISP Director Professor William Webster will give the opening presentation of the 2015 Global MSC Security Conference in Bristol. The theme of the conference is ‘Technology and innovation in the security industry’ and Professor Webster will present on ‘The rise of SMART CCTV Technology’.

Further information about Global MSC Security can be found here

Global MSC Security Conference...

Guildford Cathedral
Thursday, November 5, 2015 -
00:00 - 23:45

CRISP director Professor Kirstie Ball will deliver the latest lecture in Guildford Cathedral’s ‘Proclaiming Liberty’ lecture series. The lecture is entitled ‘Surveillance in Society'