Talks

For a complete list of my talks, tutorials and other presentations, please have a look at my SlideShare profile here. A selection of tutorials is also available thanks to colleagues from Videolectures here.

The web of data: how are we doing so far?

Keynote at The Web Conference 2021, online, April 2021.


Crowdsourcing and citizen engagement for people-centric smart cities

Invited talk at Endorse 2021, online, March 2021.


High-value datasets: from publication to impact

Invited talk at the National Open Data Conference Ireland, online, December 2020.


The story of Data Stories

Talk at the Data Stories Symposium, online, November 2020.


Qrowd and the city: designing people-centric smart cities

Keynote at ODBASE 2019, OnTheMove Federated Conferences in Rhodes, October 2019.


Qrowd and the city

Invited talk at the Connected Smart Cities Conference in Brussels, January 2019.


Inclusive cities: a crowdsourcing approach

Invited talk at ‘The city of the future’ symposium at Cardiff University, December 2018.


Building better knowledge graphs through social computing

Invited talk at the University of Rotterdam, November 2018.


One does not simply crowdsource the Semantic Web: 10 years with people, URIs, graphs and incentives

Keynote at Semantics 2018 in Vienna, Austria from September 2018.


Loops of humans and bots in Wikidata

Invited talk at the HumL workshop at The Web Conference from April 2018.


The data we want

Talk at the Data Science Campus of the Office of National Statistics from May 2018.


Other resources

Here is a random selection of talks, interviews and promotional videos available on YouTube:

  • A recording of my Web Conference keynote, thanks to the team at Videolectures.
  • The online conference I co-chaired with Lora Aroyo in 2020 on human computation and crowdsourcing, produced by Underline (you need an account to access all resources, but it’s free).
  • The video we produced at the end of the Data Stories project about our work in human data interaction.
  • A short video about responsible research and innovation produced by the European Commission, featuring the ACTION H2020 project which I lead.
  • A short video of me in lockdown explaining H2020 ACTION and the role of my team in the programme.
  • A webinar about human factors in big data and the Qrowd project in the BDVe webinar series, November 2018.
  • A video promoting data science at Southampton.
  • Our Data Pitch channel, including webinars and short videos introducing the accelerator.
  • A short interview I gave at CeBIT 2017 to colleagues from the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung.
  • A tutorial on social machines, crowdsourcing and incentives design at the WSTNet Web Science Summer School in Koblenz in 2016.
  • Our open data session at the European Data Forum EDF 2016 in Eindhoven in June 2016.
  • A short video we did for CHI 2015 about some of our earlier citizen science work.
  • A talk I gave in 2014 at the LIBER 2014 conference.