CSISAC Report: OECD Event on Sensor-based Networks

June 14, 2009

"Using Sensor-based Networks to Address Global Issues: Policy Opportunities and Challenges" was the title of an experts conference that the OECD organized on June 8-9, 2009, which was hosted by Portugal and took place in Lisbon.

The goal of the Conference was to help policy makers:

  • Understand Sensor-Based Networks and their potential contribution to economic and social welfare,
  • Identify how to further stimulate innovation in this area and foster the development of these technologies where they are needed the most and are the most promising.

Andreas Krisch, President of European Digital Rights (EDRI), member of CSISAC attended the meeting, and wrote the following report about the meeting.