Brussels / 3 & 4 February 2024


Iolanda Pensa

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Senior researcher and head of the research area “Culture and Territory” at the Institute of Design of SUPSI University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland. As volunteer she is an active member of the Wikimedia and Creative Commons movements, chair of Wikimedia Italia and chair of the international Wikimania Steering Committee. Art historian, she holds a Ph.D. in Social anthropology and ethnography at the EHESS in Paris and in Territorial government and planning at the Politecnico di Milano. Her research work focuses on contemporary African art, public art and biennials, systems of knowledge production and distribution, Wikipedia and open licenses. She is a co-chair of the Sounding Board Researchers for the Swiss Open Research Data policy and she is representative of citizen in the technical guiding committee of Repubblica Digitale in Italy.


Title Day Room Track Start End
Wikimedia projects and OpenStreetMap as an Open Research Infrastructure
Saturday UB4.132 Open Research devroom 15:00 15:30