From Citizen Sensing to Citizen Data

Invited key presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the “Toxic Expertise” second annual workshop, University of Warwick, UK (3-4 May)

Citizen Sense: Monitoring and Contesting Environments of Extraction

Invited keynote presentation by Jennifer Gabrys as part of the launch of a new Environmental Humanities initiative, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA (19-20 April)

Capturing Air and Creaturing Data

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for seminar on “Capture,” for the Global Emergent Media Lab, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada (14-15 April)

Environmental Data and Data Citizenships

Invited keynote presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for “Sensor Publics: The Politics of Sensing and Data Infrastructures” workshop, Munich Centre for Technology in Society (MCTS), Technical University Munich, Germany (5-7 April)

Tracing, Tracing 2.0 and Citizen Sensing

Collaboration between Antti Tenetz and Citizen Sense (Jennifer Gabrys, Helen Pritchard and Lara Houston) for “Who Are We?” week of participatory installations, conversations and learning labs. Curated by Tate Exchange Associates: Counterpoints Arts, The Open University, University of Warwick and Loughborough University as part of Tate Exchange, London, UK (14-19 March).

Citizen Sensing and Environmental Data

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for “Arts and Environment” symposium, Brown Arts Initiative, Brown University, Providence, USA (3-4 March)

Sensing Environments, Inventing Citizens

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for Sonic Acts Festival conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (23-26 February)

Environmental Data and Data Citizenships

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for research seminar, Department of Geography, University of Exeter, UK (23 February)

Sensing Air and Creaturing Data

Invited panel presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for <<Data Publics>> international research forum, an Austrian Science Fund research project co-located at the Institute of Art and Design at the Vienna University of Technology and the Department of Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths, University of London, UK (26-28 January)

Working with Sensor Data: Viewing, Analysing, Scraping

Evening workshop with Citizen Sense (Jennifer Gabrys, Helen Pritchard, Lara Houston), Deptford, London, UK (24 January 2017, Goldsmiths)

Environmental Sensors and Planetary Computerization: Remaking Milieus and Subjects through New Sensing Practices

Invited keynote presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for STS Italia Conference, “Sociotechnical Environments,” University of Trento, Italy (24-26 November)

Animals as Sensors: Machines and Organisms Generating Computational Environments

Invited keynote presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for Hybrid Matters symposium, Helsinki, Finland (24 November)

Data Stories and Citizen Sensing

Invited presentation by Helen Pritchard for the Digital Media Guest Lectures, University of the West of England, UK (23 November)

Data Stories and Citizen Sensing

Invited lightning talk by Helen Pritchard for the panel “Projects and Reflections on Common Ground of Citizen and DIY Science,” at Doing It Together Science, European Stakeholder Round Table on Citizen and DIY Science and Responsible Research & Innovation, Museum for Natural History, Berlin (8th November)

Sensing Environmental Conflict with Lichens: Bioindication and Expressive Modes of Environmental Politics

Invited keynote presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the “Future Fictions Summit,” Reykjavik Art Museum, Iceland (22 October)

Environmental Exposure and Citizen Sensing: New Modes of Monitoring, New Modes of Politics

Presentation by Helen Pritchard of paper co-authored with Jennifer Gabrys for the symposium, “Exposure Science Meets Social Science: Tools for the Effective Communication of the Health Risks Associated with Air Pollution Exposure and Implications for Policy Development,” International Society for Exposure Science, Utrecht, Netherlands (9-13 October)

DATACTIVE workshop

Invited contribution by Jennifer Gabrys to DATACTIVE kick-off workshop, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands (15-16 September)

Instruments and Instrumentality

Conference presentation by Jennifer Gabrys and Helen Pritchard for the track, “New Collective Practices of Measurement, Monitoring and Evidence,” track co-organized by Jennifer Gabrys, Evelyn Ruppert and Dan Neyland, 4S/EASST, Barcelona, Spain (31 August-3 September)

Science Makers: Sensor Networks

Invited talk and workshop by Helen Pritchard on PM2.5 air quality sensors, Science Makers, Synthetic Biology SRI, University of Cambridge, UK (2 July)

The Becoming Environmental of Computation

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for “Ecologies of Existence” symposium, Digital Cultures Research Lab, Leuphana University, Lüneburg, Germany (1-2 July)

Program Earth book launch

Conversation between Jennifer Gabrys and Andreas Broeckmann, Mondbasis, hosted by the Digital Cultures Research Lab, Leuphana University, Lüneburg, Germany (28 June)

Indeterminate Technology and Automatic Urban Sensing

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the “Infrastructure and Automatic Participation” panel, Techno-Collectivities, University of Konstanz, Germany (9-11 June)

Visiting Fellow

Jennifer Gabrys in residence at Digital Cultures Research Lab, Leuphana University, Lüneburg, Germany (May-July)

Reworking Sensing Practices through Environmental Monitoring Technologies

Invited workshop discussion facilitated by Jennifer Gabrys and Helen Pritchard for CSISP Salon, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK (25 May)

Citizen Sense: Inventing New Forms of Environmental Citizenship

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the panel, “Future Cities and Citizen Driven Innovation Labs,” Open Innovation 2.0 Conference, Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, Netherlands (23-24 May)

Environmental Sensing for an Urban Planet

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for “Urban Anthropocene” workshop, Department of Geography, Durham University, UK (18 May)

Digital Infrastructures of Withness: Constructing a Speculative ‘Smart’ City

Invited plenary session contribution from Jennifer Gabrys for “Streams of Consciousness: Data, Cognition, and Intelligent Devices,” Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies, University of Warwick, UK (21-22 April)

Constellations of Collective Politics: Community Monitoring of Fracking Infrastructure

Conference presentation by Helen Pritchard for two-part panel, “Sensing Practices: Reworking Experience across Entities, Environments, and Technologies (part 2),” co-organized by Jennifer Gabrys and Helen Pritchard, American Association of Geographers (AAG), San Francisco, USA (30 March)

Monitoring Air Pollution and Fracking: An Opening into Citizen Sensing Practices and Speculative Research

Conference presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for two-part panel, “Sensing Practices: Reworking Experience across Entities, Environments, and Technologies (part 2),” co-organized by Jennifer Gabrys and Helen Pritchard, American Association of Geographers (AAG), San Francisco, USA (30 March)

Vegetal Sensing, Bio-Indication, and Expressive Modes of Environmental Politics

Invited conference presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for “Cultivation: Vegetal Lives, Global Systems and the Politics of Planting,” co-organized by Sheila Sheikh and Matthew Fuller, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK (18-19 March)

Re-Materializing Toxic Materialities

Invited panel discussion by Jennifer Gabrys for “Toxic Materialities: Where Heaven Meets Hell,” Passengerfilms, The Water Poet, London, UK (29 February)

Planetary Sensing

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for “Terra Bytes” seminar, Centre for Research Architecture, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK (19 February)

Citizen Sense: Urban Sensing for an Urban Planet

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for Horizon 2020 4th edition conference, as part of ERC=ScienceSquared “The Human City,” Brussels, Belgium (16 February)

Reprogramming Participation in the Smart City

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the panel, “Reprogramming the Internet of Things,” Transmediale, Berlin, Germany (5 February)

Re-Thingifying the Smart City

Workshop co-organized by Jennifer Gabrys and Helen Pritchard for Transmediale, Berlin, Germany (5 February)

Citizen Sense: Participatory Approaches to Air Pollution Monitoring

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for “The Power to Act,” This Happened London, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK (1 December)

European Citizen Science via the Web

Open Science Citizen Science Open Research Accelerator co-organized by Sven Schade, Jennifer Gabrys, Helen Pritchard and Francesco Cara, MozFest 2015, Ravensbourne, London, UK (8 November)

Citizen Sensing Practices

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the D-Lab Colloquium, Digital Methods Initiative, Media Studies, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands (28 October)

Next-Generation Environmental Sensing: Moving Beyond Regulatory Benchmarks for Citizen-Gathered Data

Conference presentation by Helen Pritchard of paper co-authored with Jennifer Gabrys for “Environmental Infrastructures and Platforms 2015 – Infrastructures and Platforms for Environmental Crowd Sensing and Big Data Proceedings of the Workshop,” as part of the European Citizen Science Association General Assembly 2015 (ECSA GA’ 2015), Barcelona, Spain (28-30 October)

Programming Environments, Programming Sense: Technical Distributions of Governance in the Smart City

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for “Controlling Environments” workshop, School of Geography and Environment, University of Oxford, UK (15 October)

Sensing Air and Creaturing Data

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for “Datum: On the Calculus of the Technosphere” panel as part of “The Technosphere, Now,” Haus der Kulteren der Welt, Berlin, Germany (2 October)

Dreaming Collectives

Invited dialogue between Jennifer Gabrys and Clapperton C. Mavhunga for the opening of “100 Years of Now,” Haus der Kulteren der Welt, Berlin, Germany (30 September)

Are We Stewards of the Earth?

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for “Forum for European Philosophy,” London School of Economics, UK (22 June)

DIY Science

Invited workshop participation by Jennifer Gabrys, Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy (16-17 June)

Citizen Sense

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for “A Toolkit of Genuine Science Stories,” ERC panel at World Conference of Science Journalism, Seoul, Korea (8-12 June)

Bio-sensing and Vegetal Transformations

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for “Photography, Colonialism and the Politics of Planting,” Mosaic Rooms, London, UK (28 May)

Re-thingifying the Internet of Things

Invited keynote by Jennifer Gabrys for “From Media to Materialities: Mapping the Afterlife of Digital Technologies,” organized by Jennie Olofsson HUMlab, Umeå University, Sweden (20-21 May)

Petrocultures and Environmental Practice

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys of Citizen Sense project work for “Environmental Futures: Oil, Ecology, Petrocultures,” for Arts Week, Birkbeck, University of London, UK (18 May)

Pollution Sensing and Fracking: Practices of Citizen-Based Air-Quality Monitoring

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys of Citizen Sense project work for the Environment Research Group seminar series in the School of Planning and Geography at Cardiff University, Wales (28 April)

Citizen-Based Monitoring of Air Quality at Sites of Shale Gas Production

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys of Citizen Sense project work for Department of Geography seminar, University College London, UK (24 March)

Conceptualizing Smart Cities: Sensors, Environmentality and Digital Participation

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for Smart Cities Workshop organized by Gillian Rose and Sophie Watson, Departments of Geography and Sociology, Open University, Milton Keynes, UK (23 March)

Programming Environments: Environmentality and Citizen Sensing in the Smart City

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for “Digital Material Culture” MA course, organized by Joel McKim, Birkbeck University, London, UK (11 March)

Citizen Sensing, Monitoring Air Pollution, and Building the Frackbox

Presentation by Helen Pritchard of paper co-authored with Jennifer Gabrys, Nerea Calvillo and Tom Keene, Citizen Science 2015 Conference, San Jose, USA (11-13 February)

Citizen Sensing, Smart Citizens and Rethinking the Problem of Urban Participation

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for “Open Data/Smart Citizens” with the London Media Cities Network, organized by Joel McKim and Scott Rodgers, Birkbeck University, London, UK (27 January)

Citizen Sense: From Digital Utopia to Techo-Political Participation

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys of Citizen Sense project work for the “Activating the Public Space” panel of “Digital Utopias,” a one-day conference curated by Abandon Normal Devices as a trailblazer event for Hull UK City of Culture 2017, funded through Arts Council England and Google, Hull Truck Theatre, Hull, UK (20 January)

Participatory Research for Monitoring Air Pollution: Citizen Sensing for Fracking-Related Environmental Concerns

Invited presentation by Helen Pritchard of paper co-authored with Jennifer Gabrys and of Citizen Sense project work, “Border Topologies” conference, organized by Nishat Awan, University of Sheffield, UK (26 November)

Citizen Sensing and Environmental Practice

Invited keynote by Jennifer Gabrys of Citizen Sense project work, “PhD by Design Conference,” organized by Bianca Elzenbaumer, Alison Thomson and Maria Portugal, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK (6-7 November)

Citizen Sensing, Smart Citizens and Rethinking the Problem of Urban Participation

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys, “Could Cambridge be a Smart City,” organized by Collusion for the Cambridge Festival of Ideas, University of Cambridge, UK (30 October)

Sensing Practices and Environmental Monitoring: Putting Political Technologies to Work

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys of Citizen Sense project work, Environmental Entanglements: Art, Technology and Natures,” organized by Lea Schick, Anne Sophie Witzke, Line Marie Thorsen, and Stine Kondrup (IT University), Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, Copenhagen, Denmark (28-29 October)

Sensors and the Computational Experience of Environments

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys of Citizen Sense project work, “Computers and the Environment” workshop, organized by Christophe Lecuyer and hosted by UPMC and Paris-Sorbonne, Banyuls sur Mer, France (2-4 October)

Pollution Sensing: An Opening into Speculative Research and Practice

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys of Citizen Sense project work at “Transforming Data” workshop, organized by Antonia Walford, CRESC, Open University, London, UK (25-26 September)

Programming Environments: Environmentality and Citizen Sensing in the Smart and Sustainable City

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys, “Mediating Urban Uncertainty,” organized by Sobie Kaker, London School of Economics, UK (11 September)

Materializing, Practicing and Contesting Environmental Data

Conference panel session chaired by Nerea Calvillo, organized by Jennifer Gabrys, Nerea Calvillo, Helen Pritchard and Nick Shapiro, 4S, Buenos Aires, Argentina (20-23 August)

From Network to Egg: The Extended Arrangements of Air Pollution Data

Conference presentation by Nerea Calvillo of paper co-authored with Jennifer Gabrys, Nerea Calvillo, Tom Keene, Helen Pritchard and Nick Shapiro, 4S, Buenos Aires, Argentina (20-23 August)

Measuring Life: Commensuration, Devices and Nature

Invited workshop presentation by Nerea Calvillo for Citizen Sense, organized by Manuel Tironi, Institute of Sociology, Catholic University of Chile (19 August)

Air Pollution: Citizen Experiments and Urban Sustainability

Symposium contribution by Nerea Calvillo for Citizen Sense, organized by Manuel Tironi and Hector Manuel Jorquera, Built Environment and Resources Critical (Center for Sustainable Urban Development / CEDEUS), Catholic University of Chile (18 August)

Locating the Idiot in the Smart City: Troubling the Practices of Sensor-Based Citizenship

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys, Summer Participatory Information Technology (PIT), Aarhus University, Denmark (12 August)

The Activism of an Object: The Air Quality Egg

Invited presentation by Nerea Calvillo, “Curating the Activist Object,” May Day Rooms, London (7-8 July)

Citizen Sensing and Environmental Practice

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys of Citizen Sense project work, “Future Cities” seminar series, organized by Anna Davies, Department of Geography, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland (23 June)

Citizen Sensing and Environmental Practice

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys and Nerea Calvillo, “Live Transmissions,” as part of the Transmissions and Entanglements ESRC-seminar series, organized by Kat Jungnickel, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK (12 June)

From Cloud to Cupboard: Speculative Computing and Cloud-Making in the Citizen Sense Project

Conference presentation by Helen Pritchard and Tom Keene of paper co-authored with Jennifer Gabrys, “Emerging ICT and Citizens’ Values: Anticipating and Responding to Challenges,” 5th STS Italia Conference, “A Matter of Design: Making Society through Science and Technology,” Milan, Italy (12-14 June)

Citizen Sense

Invited presentation by Nerea Calvillo of Citizen Sense project work, “Citizen Sensors,” La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain (13 May)

The Affectsphere of Environmental Sensing

Invited presentation by Helen Pritchard of Citizen Sense and Animal Hacker research, “Cross-Currents: Rural Cultural Practice and the Digital Economy in India and the UK,” IIIT Bangalore (12-14 May)

The Affectsphere of Environmental Sensing

Invited presentation by Helen Pritchard of Citizen Sense and Animal Hacker research, “Cross-Currents: Rural Cultural Practice and the Digital Economy in India and the UK,” IIIT Bangalore (12-14 May)

Environmental Sensors and Participatory Urbanism: Troubling the Practices of Data-Based Citizenship

Invited keynote by Jennifer Gabrys for “Defining the Sensor Society,” a multidisciplinary symposium organized by Mark Andrejevic, Centre for Critical and Cultural Studies, University of Queensland, Australia (8-9 May)

Pollution Sensing and the Shadowy World of Things: An Opening into Speculative Research and Practice

Conference presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for special panel event on methods, “Speculation in Social Science: Novel Methods for Re-Inventing Problems,” organized through the Unit of Play, Goldsmiths, British Sociological Association (BSA) 2014, Leeds, UK (25 April)

Natural Gas Extraction, Intimate Exposures and the Biopolitics of Infrastructure

Workshop presentation by Nick Shapiro of paper co-authored with Jennifer Gabrys, “Infrastructural Worlds” workshop, Duke University, Durham, USA (28-29 March)

DIY Urbanism and the Emergent City of Sensor-Based Citizenship

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for roundtable, “Artistic and Cultural Strategies, Technology and Urban Transformations,” organized by Anne Marit Waade and Søren Pold, with Katherine Gibson, Informationsvidenskab & Digital Design, Aarhus University, Denmark (27 March)

Monitoring Pollution and Speculating about Fracking

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys of Citizen Sense project work, “Petrocultures” conference, McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, Montréal, Canada (6-7 February)

Practicing, Materializing and Contesting Environmental Data

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys with Nerea Calvillo, Tom Keene, Helen Pritchard, Nick Shapiro, as part of the “Data Practices” Design and Social Science seminar series, CSISP, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK (4 December)

Digital Fossils, Transformative Geologies: The Materialities of Electronic Waste

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for California College of the Arts (CCA) Four by Four Lecture Series: Design + Art x Science, Oakland, USA (16 October)

Sensing the Air and Experimenting with Environmental Citizenship

Conference presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for “Ecologies of Evidence, Life and Politics” panel with Fernando Dominguez Rubio and Nerea Calvillo, Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) annual conference, San Diego, USA (9-12 October)

From Ubiquitous Computing to Electronic Waste: Anticipating Environmental Cultures

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for “Mapping Environmental Cultures: Comparative Approaches to Waste in China,” an interdisciplinary conference, organized by Anna Lora-Wainwright and Peter Wynn Kirby, Balliol College, University of Oxford, UK (16-17 September)

Ecological Observatories: Fluctuating Sites and Sensing Subjects

Conference presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for “Participation in Science: More-than-Human Participation,” co-hosted at the Dana Centre and the Royal Geographic Society with the Institute of British Geographers (RGS-IBG) annual conference, London, UK (27-30 August)

Digital Fossils, and Transformative Geologies: The Processual Materialities of Electronic Waste

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for “Geologies of Value and Vestige,” Centre for Useless Splendour, Contemporary Art Research Centre, Kingston University, Kingston, UK (10 July)

Air Walk: Environmental Monitoring in NXG

Urban walking event organized by Jennifer Gabrys, Helen Pritchard and Nerea Calvillo for the International Visual Sociology Association conference, Goldsmiths, University of London (8-10 July). Air walk article documenting event.

Sensing the Air and Experimenting with Environmental Citizenship

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for Multimodality Workshop, funded through the ESRC project, “Developing Capacity in Multimodal Research, Community Engagement and Energy Demand Reduction,” a joint venture between the ESRC/EPSRC energy and community projects at Cardiff University and Goldsmiths, University of London, Cardiff City Hall, Wales (4-5 July)

Tracking Trash and Monitoring Environments: Energy Monitors as Digital Media?

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for conference and workshop, “Media Archaeology and Technological Debris,” Goldsmiths, University of London, UK (20-21 June)

Programming Environments: Environmentality and Citizen Sensing in the Smart City

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys, with presentation by Nerea Calvillo for “Smart Cities and Speculative Urbanism,” chaired by Michael Guggenheim, Urban Salon, University College London, UK (20 May)

Locating the Idiot in the Smart City

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the “Social City” in the “Digital Citizen” series of events, organized by Close and Remote, Deptford Lounge, Lewisham Library, London, UK (16 May)

Salvage Programs and Natural History

Invited presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for Depletion Design, Transmediale (BWPWAP), Berlin, Germany (30 January)