Talks and Lectures

The Art of Data and value of nothingness.

Event: UK Mapping Festival (with BCS and SoC)
Location: ILEC Conference Centre, London, UK
Date: September, 2018


Closing the divide: Data visualisations, organisational structures and representation in humanitarian mapping

With Amelia Hunt (Independent Researcher)
Event: FOSS4G
Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Date: August, 2018

[See Slides]

New participatory spaces: The role of locating in resistance

Event: FOSS4G
Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Date: August, 2018

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Neogeography and the insurrection of knowledges

Event: EASST2018: Meetings – Making Science, Technology and Society together
Location: Lancaster University, UK
Date: 25-28th July 2018


Bigger Data, Bigger Divide? The role of Big Data and GI Analysis in redrawing the digital divide.

Event: International Development at Westminster: current research and future perspectives
Location: University of Westminster, London, UK
Date: June, 2018


Defending Rights Defenders.

Event Chair
Organizers: Environmental Network for Central America.
Location: Tattershall Castle, London, UK
Date: September, 2017


Understanding Data.

Event: Lunchtime lectures at GeoPlace
Location: NAO, London, UK
Date: February 2017


Mapping human rights defenders in Latin America.

Event: Latin America Conference
Location: TUC, London, UK
Date: December, 2016


Cezanne the Cartographer.

Event: AGI GeoCom
Location: RGS, London, UK
Date: December, 2016


Data, Visualisation and Human Development.

Event: Oxford Big Data and Development Symposium
Location: OII, University of Oxford
Date: September, 2016
Presented with Dr. Joanna Boehnert.



Post-Brexit Solidarity and Latin America.

Hosted by: The Envrionmental Network for Central America
Location: Passing Clouds, London, UK
Date: 11 August, 2016


Bigger Data, Bigger Divide? The role of Big Data and GI Analysis in redrawing the digital information divide.

Event: Freedom of Information in Crisis Zones
Location: Penn State at University of London , UK
Date: May 25-27, 2016


Mapping the Violence of Development.

Event: AAG Conference
Location: USan Francisco, USA
Date: April 2016


How 2 Do It.

Event Organising Team
Location: Kings College, London, UK
Date: 9-10 April, 2016


The Whole World Turns Upside-down: A future under The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.

Event: Latin America Conference
Location: TUC, London, UK
Date: December, 2015


Walking the Tightrope: Activism and the Academy.

Event: Social Movements and Media Technologies
Location: Goldsmiths, London, UK
Date: December, 2015


Exhibition of muralismo colectivo

Event Organising Team
Location: Senate House, London, UK
Date: October, 2015


How digital media, data and GIS are used in legitimizing and codifying local knowledge within the context of International Development.

Event: Transforming data: creative and critical directions in the arts and humanities
Location: University of Westminster, UK
Date: October, 2015


Big Data and Development.

Event: Development Studies Association Annual Conference
Location: University of Bath, UK
Date: September, 2015


Big Data and Development.

Event: RGS Annual Conference
Location: University of Exeter, UK
Date: September, 2015


The Digital Toolbox of Social Movements – Social Media vs. Online Mapping.

Event: ICCG2015 7th Precarious Radicalism on Shifting Grounds: Towards a Politics of Possibility
Location: Ramallah, Palestine
Date: July, 2015


Geo: The Big 5. Future cities, Security

Event Chair
Organisors: Association for Geographic information
Location: Kings Way Hotel, London
Date: 9 July, 2015



Tools of Resistance: Using maps and social media to create spaces of protest around the extractive sector in Colombia.

Event: Protest Participation in Variable Communication Ecologies. Meanings, Modalities and Implications. International Conference
Location: Alghero, Sardinia, Italy
Date: 24-26 June, 2015



Using VGI and UGC to Document human rights abuses.

Event: Geospatial World Forum
Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Date: 25-29 May, 2015


Neogeography and the insurrection of knowledges.

Event: Education, Cultural Literacy and Collective Memory in Latin America
Location: ILAS, University of London
Date: 7 May 2015



GIS, Big Data and Lessons from John Snow.

Event: GISR-UK
Location: University of Leeds, UK
Date: April 2015


Digital Resistance: The use of Maps and Social Media in protesting large scale mining projects in Latin America.

Event: Social-Environmental Conflicts and Human Rights in Latin America
Location: ILAS, University of London, UK
Date: March, 2015



Legitimizing UGC with GIS: Documenting human rights abuses in Syria.

Event: GeoMobLdn
Location: University College London, UK
Date: March, 2015


Mapping the Violence of Development.

Event: Public Lecture
Location: University of Westminster, UK
Date: February 2015



Mapping Resistance: The Case of El Salvador and Pacific Rim.

Event: Latin America Conference
Location: TUC, London, UK
Date: December, 2014


Securing Human and Environmental Rights with PGIS.

Event: AGI GeoCom
Location: Warwick, UK
Date: July 2014



Using PGIS and VGI to support Human Rights and Environmental Justice.

Event: ESRI UC 2014
Location: San Diego, USA.
Date: July 2014