Annual Lecture

Past Annual Lectures

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 -
18:00 - 20:30

A recording of the CRISP Annual Lecture can be found here.

The 2022 CRISP Annual Lecture will be delivered by Professor Fraser Sampson, the Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner, and Dr Brian Plastow, the Scottish Biometrics Commissioner.

The lecture will explore the way that face recognition technology is evolving and offers potential for use in public space surveillance...

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 18:00 - Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 17:45

CRISP is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Denham, the UK Information Commissioner, will deliver the CRISP Annual Lecture on Wednesday, 14th March 2018 in Lecture Theatre 1, Appleton Tower, 11 Crichton Street, EH8 9LE. You are welcome to arrive at 6.00pm and the lecture will begin at 6.30pm.

Elizabeth Denham was appointed UK Information Commissioner in July 2016, having previously held...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 18:30

Former Scottish Information Commissioner Rosemary Agnew will deliver the 2017 CRISP Annual Lecture.

Rosemary Agnew is currently the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman, a post she took up on 1 May 2017.  She is better known to many of us as the (now former) Scottish Information Commissioner: a post she held for five years, from 2012.  Rosemary is committed to openness and transparency of...

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 17:45

21st June, 2016, University of Edinburgh, 5.45pm.

Tony Porter
Monday, November 23, 2015 - 18:00 - Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 17:45

Tony Porter, the UK Camera Surveillance Commissioner, will deliver the 2015 CRISP Annual Lecture entitled ‘Humanity Vs. Surveillance’. This lecture is open to the public and will be followed by a question and answer session and a drinks reception. The lecture will take place in the Court Room at the University of Stirling.  The Lecture will begin at 6pm.

Admission is free, but...