Find here a selection of my presentations and keynotes over the last 5 years

Presentation on Digital Humanitarians. Promises and challenges, at the workshop Crossing boundaries! Operating between professional and civilian response. Lessons from international emergency response, organized by dr. Irna van de Molen and Peter Heintze, Enschede, 18 April 2018

Presentation on Informatie uitwisseling in de actute zorg, with Marije Visscher, Acute Zorgregio Oost, Arnhem, 11 April 2018

Presentation on Vitale Infrastructuur, Crisis Communicatie, en Resilience, Safety Region Amsterdam Amstelland, Amstelveen, 13 March 2018

Round table discussion on Citizen participation during crisis management, at the Security Narratives Symposium, Erasmus University Rotterdam, 9 March 2018

Presentation on Resilience: Social, Cultural and Political Capital as part of the course on “Reducing Vulnerabilities and Strengthening Coping and Adaptation Strategies for Sustainable Development” in Pretoria, South Africa. In partnership with the University of the Free State (Disaster Management Training and Education Center for Africa) and the United Nations University (Institute for Environment and Human Security), 12-23 February 2018.

Presentation on Spontaneous volunteering and grassroots movements in Amsterdam. A resilient approach to the (European) refugee crisis at the Do it yourself governance workshop, organized by Freek Colombijn, Vu Amsterdam, 15 December 2017.

Presentation on Volunteering responses and the governance of the refugee ‘crisis’ in Amsterdam; at the workshop on Knowing and Learning in Global Crises, Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, 30 August 2017.

Presentation on Networked power in disasters. Towards a conceptualization of programming and switching in response networks. Conference paper with P. Groenewegen, J. Ferguson and J.J. Wolbers at the 33rd European Group for Organization Studies EGOS Colloquium, at the Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, 6-8 July 2017.

Presentation with Femke Mulder on Linking up the last mile: how humanitarian power relations shape community e-resilience. At the the 14th ISCRAM Conference, Albi, France, May 2017.

Presentation with dr. Jeroen Wolbers on The hidden networked power in disasters. NEEDS 2 – The Second Northern European Conference on Emergency and Disaster Studies – University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 17-19 May 2017.

Presentation on Organizational Culture: Clashes and Synergies in Crisis Management, at the EU EDUCEN workshop, Dordrecht, the Netherlands, 30 March 2017.

Presentation on Building Societal Resilience under Climate Shocks at the Disaster Management Training and Education Centre for Africa DiMTEC conference meeting, Bloemfontein, South Africa, 22 February 2017.

Presentation on Governing (in)security. Lessons from Disaster Studies, at the Institute for Societal Resilience workshop on Governing (in)security through resilience: problems and promises, with prof. Mark Duffield, prof. Wolfgang Wagner, Yamen Hrekes and Rosanne Anholt, VU Amsterdam, 29 June, 2016.

Presentation with dr. Marc Schuilenburg and Mark Dela Haije on: Positieve Veiligheid at the VU lustrum conference on “Scenario’s voor besturen”, VU Amsterdam, 17 June, 2016.

Organizer round table discussion with Willem Treurniet (Institute for Physical Safety) on Samenwerking in veiligheidsregio’s at the Conferentie Veiligheid en Veerkracht. Werkconferentie voor professionals van gemeenten, veiligheidsregio’s en maatschappelijke organisaties, organized by prof. Hans Boutelier, VU Amsterdam, 13 June, 2016.

Presentation with Kenny Meesters, Femke Mulder and Jeroen Wolbers on: A multidisciplinary perspective on supporting community disaster resilience in Nepal, at the ISCRAM 2016 Conference – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 23 May, 2016.

Lecture on Wetenschap in de wijk. Over organiseren bij rampen, in De Meevaart, Indische Buurt Amsterdam, 19 April, 2016.

Lecture on Over organiseren bij rampen. Het verhaal van Nepal. Het Geohuis, Academiegebouw Universiteit Utrecht, 8 March, 2016.

Inspiration speaker at the EU COBACORE conference, on Engaged Communities at Times of Crisis. Allow for Fragmentation, at COBACORE Rethinking the role of community and technology in disaster management, Leiden, 1 March 2016.

Disaster Governance Seminar: Coordination and Boundaries in Emergency Management. VU Amsterdam; co-organized with the NWO Smart Disaster Governance research group. Keynotes: prof. David Allen; prof. John Lammers and prof. Paul Carlile, Amsterdam, 7 January, 2016.

Presentation on: Towards an inclusive response: network programming and switching in disaster governance, with Jeroen Wolbers, at NEEDS – The First Northern European Conference on Emergency and Disaster Studies, Copenhagen, 10 December, 2015

Presentation on: Trading Zones in Crisis Management, with Jeroen Wolbers, at the Technological Societies Conference, Spiral, Liège, 16 October, 2015.

Presentation on Big Humanitarian Data Innovation from a Sensemaking Perspective, a session organized by IOM at the Humanitarian Innovation Conference, University of Oxford, 18 May, 2015.

Co-organizer tutorial on Network Theory and Emergency Management with prof. Tim Grant, R-BAR and Jeroen Wolbers at ISCRAM 2015, Kristiansand, Norway, 24 May, 2015.

Invited presentation on (Big) data and Crisis Management. A Sensemaking Perspective, at the workshop Responsible Data for Humanitarian Response at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs with the Leiden University, The Hague, 24 February, 2015.

Keynote presentation on Beyond the Myth of Control: toward the Trading Zone, at the EU workshop EPISECC on Efficient communication and access to information during disasters, Vienna, Austria, 29 January, 2015.

Invited presentation on: Future Crisis Management Research, at the RB&W CCR practitioner Summit 2014, Kerkrade, the Netherlands 1 October 2014.

Invited presentation: GEO information as something to talk about. Negotiation crisis information through Common Operational Pictures, at the Geodesign Summit Europe, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands, 12 September 2014.

Presentation: Demanding Action! A narrative about the Chicago Fire Service, at the 9th Ethnography Symposium, USC Ipswich, UK, 29 August 2014.

Keynote presentation: The Common Operational Picture as Collective Sensemaking. Beyond the Myth of Control, with Jeroen Wolbers at the 5th JRC European Crisis Management Laboratory (ECML), European Commission Joint Research Center, Ispra Italy, 17 June 2014.

Invited panelist: “Creating a Common Operation Picture (COP) Including the Crowd” at the 11th International ISCRAM Conference, organized by Dr. Erik Borglund. Participants: Dr. Jonas Landgren, Dr. Lena-Maria Öberg, Professor Mike McNeese, MSc. Jeroen Wolbers, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA, May 2014.

Presentation: Beyond the Myth of Control: toward network switching in disaster management, with Jeroen Wolbers at the 11th International ISCRAM Conference – University Park, Pennsylvania, USA, May 2014.

Book presentation: Histories of State Surveillance in Europe and Beyond (eds. F.K. Boersma, R. van Brakel, C. Fonio and F.P. Wagenaar), at the 6th Biannual conference Network of the Surveillance Studies. Surveillance: ambiguities and asymmetries. Barcelona, Spain, 25 April 2014.

Presentation: Net-centric operations in action: getting one’s feet wet, at the workshop ‘After the floods: Information Sharing, Decision Making and Collaboration during Major Incidents, with Jeroen Wolbers, organized by Dr. David Allen, University of Leeds Business School, Leeds, UK, 7 March 2014.

Presentation: Surveillance technologies in practice, at the final COST Action conference Living in Surveillance Societies, Brussels, COST Action Office, Belgium, 30-31 May 2013.

Presentation: Histories of Surveillance in Europe and Beyond: Policy windows for surveillance. The phased introduction of the identification card in the Netherlands since the early twentieth century, at the WG2 meeting Living in Surveillance Societies, Haifa, Israel/Palestine, 7 March 2013.

Presentation: Surveillance in context: The introduction of CCTV at Schiphol Airport Amsterdam and at Sail Amsterdam 2010, at the session Spatialities of Surveillance and Control at the 16th World Congress of the International Society for Criminology, Kobe, Japan, 9 August 2011.

Presentation: Critical response in security and safety emergencies: an organizational cultural perspective and storytelling, at the National meeting of Crisys (Critical Response in Security and Safety Emergencies, FP7 programme) organized by Altran, Schiphol Oost Amsterdam, 26 September 2011.

Presentation: Common Operational Pictures (COP) as Boundary Objects in Emergency Management, at the Third International Symposium on Process Organization Studies: How Matter Matters: Objects, Artifacts and Materiality in Organization Studies, Corfu, Greece, 18 June 2011.