Topic: smart cities

VICTA 2016: 3rd International Workshop on Visions on Internet of Cultural Things and Applications / call for papers

This workshop is collocated with SITIS 2016 – The 12th International Conference on SIGNAL IMAGE TECHNOLOGY & INTERNET BASED SYSTEMS.  The adoption of Future Internet (FI) technology, and in particular of its most challenging components like the Internet of Things (IoT) … Continue reading


…. and the winner is…. (E-Space incubated projects)

One of the key objectives of Europeana Space is to help creative industries to leverage on digital cultural content for creating new products and services – thus creating new businesses and job positions. To do so, a series of 6 … Continue reading


RICHES Think Papers series now completed!

8 Think Papers on different themes following the areas of research of RICHES project are now available both on the project website and on the RICHES resources website. ​RICHES Think Paper 01. Copyright and Cultural Heritage: Developing a Vision for … Continue reading


Future Technologies Conference 2016 – FTC 2016

About the Conference FTC attracts researchers, scientists and technologists from some of the top companies, universities, research firms and government agencies from around the world. Join us for FTC 2016, the world’s pre-eminent forum for reporting technological breakthroughs in the … Continue reading


Identity Matters: enriching heritage to meet a new era / RICHES final conference

Borders blur. Disciplines merge. Barriers come down. The 21st century is a time of repositioning, and there is a key role to play for heritage. How do we (re)present ourselves, our public, our archives, our countries and our institutes? This was … Continue reading


e-AGE 2015: Revealing and Harvesting Knowledge

Integrating Arab e-infrastructure in a Global Environment, e-AGE, is an annual international event organised by the Arab States Research and Education Network, ASREN. This year, the event is being held in Casablanca, Morocco, on 07-08 December 2015, under the title “Revealing and Harvesting Knowledge”. e-AGE brings together stakeholders representing regional e-Infrastructures, R&E networks and local/national/international organisations in order to discuss and debate new models for innovation, integration of R&E networks, policies for sustainable development in education, means of knowledge sharing and dissemination, capacity building programmes, region-wide e-infrastructure deployment to tackle today’s issues pertaining climate change, global economy, food, water scarcity, alternative energy and environment. Continue reading


VICTA: Visions on Internet of Cultural Things and Applications – workshop at SITIS conference 2015

The international workshop on Visions on Internet of Cultural Things and Applications (VICTA) is part of the 11th International Conference on Signal Image Technology & Internet Based Systems (SITIS 2015), being held in Bangkok, Thailand, on 23-27 November 2015. VICTA 2015 is organised by DATABENC, the high technology district for Cultural Heritage in Campania Region, Italy. Continue reading


#IF2015: Space for the Digital Revolution

Internet Festival 2015 is taking place on 8-11 October, as every year in Pisa. One of the most important European events dedicated to the digital world, IF is an unmissable date to understand what the technological innovation can represent for the future of Italy and the Italians. The meeting provides a programme packed with appointments and hundreds of guests. “Space” is the topic of this edition 2015: how it, and the perception of it, has changed in time. #IF2015 is held in friendship with the conference “Cloud Forward 2015”. Continue reading


Citizen Science predictions of the Digital Era

In a recent post of hers entrepreneur, citizen science advocate and author Chandra Clarke observes the last years’ developments of citizen science and makes some predictions based on the available data. Continue reading


With citizen science YOU can make the difference

«Citizen science is a way for average people, like you and me, to do real “help answer the big questions” science, even if you never finished high school». So Chandra Clarke, president of editing and proofreading company Scribendi.com, recently speaking at the TEDx Chatham-Kent event on the topic of citizen science. Her talk highlighted the potential of amateur science and the various ways in which the public can engage in academic research. Continue reading