(July 2013) What is a Smart City? #InterConnectIBM Conference , Manchester.
(November 2012) What is a Smart City and who does it benefit?, School of Architecture, Planning
& Landscape, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
(December 2011) A Planning Support System for adapting cities to climate change - The GRaBS Project.
ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, in partnership with the South African Department of
Environmental Affairs (DEA), UN-Habitat and UN COP17 Climate Change talks, Durban, South
(January 2011) Do We Teach Planners the Most Appropriate GIS Knowledge? ESRI GeoDesign Summit.
(October 2010) Green and Blue Space Adaptation: a Planning Support System for Climate Change
Vulnerability Assessment. School of Geography, Geology and the Environment Seminar Series, Kingston
(November 2009) Who cares about Where[2.0] we are going? AGI Where[2.0] Conference, Harrogate.
(September 2009) Public Participation GIS: uses and warnings. University of York JISC Workshop - The
Cultural Heritage of Historic European Cities and Public Participatory GIS.
(June 2009) Public Participation GIS: what it is, what it isn't & what you can use it for. AGI
CPD Seminar Series, University of Manchester.
(December 2008) Building Community Involvement Toolkits for Engagement in Spatial Planning & Place
Making. The Consultation Institute, Champions event: Annual Seminar, Henley Management College,
Henley on Thames.
(February 2008) Is PPGIS Web2.0? School of Geography Seminar Series, University of Leicester.
(October 2007) Who are the public and what
are they participating in?, World Universities Public Participation GIS Seminar Series.
(October 2007) Improving public participation through e-planning: a missed opportunity?, Bartlett
School of Planning Seminar Series, University College London.
(November 2006) Recent Developments in PPGIS, guest seminar speaker, National Centre for
Geocomputation, National University of Ireland at Maynooth, 28th November 2006.
(November 2006) Visualisation tools, ICT and participatory planning, Interreg IIIB Strategic
Planning Action Network on Increasing Opportunities for Active Citizenship through Multi-level
Governance and Strategic Territorial Planning. National Institute for Regional and Spatial Analysis, National University of Ireland at Maynooth, 29th November 2006.
(September 2006) The public, interactive maps and policy decision-making using PPGIS. British
Cartographic Society Symposium, University of Manchester, 8th September 2006.
(July 2006) Intelligent Cities: developing new methods of public service management and delivery,
ESRC Research Methods Festival, University of Oxford, England.
(May 2006) Recent Developments in PPGIS, UniGIS Guest Lecture, Manchester, UK.
Kingston, R. and Evans, A. (February 2002) Web-based GIS and Public Participation. Local Economy
Policy Unit, South Bank University, UK.
(November 2000) Planning and Democracy on the Internet. RTPI's Planning Officer's Society
Information Sub-group Workshop on E-Planning, Centre for the Magic Arts, London.
(April 1999) Information for Communities: web-based approaches to public participation. Deuchars
Conference papers, Workshops & Seminars
(September 2010) A Planning Support System for Climate Change Adaptation Action Planning. Royal
Geographical Society with IBG, London.
(July 2010) Planning Support Systems - will they be applied more widely in a Web 2.0 world? AESOP,
(April 2010) Integrating Place-Making Skills in planning curricula: Spatial Analysis for Spatial
Planning. Planning Academics Research Conference, Anglia Ruskin University.
(November 2009) Participatory GIS and public engagement in flood risk management. Cost Action C22 -
Road Map Towards a Flood Resilient Urban Environment, Paris.
(April 2009) Sustainable Urban Regeneration - the role of a digital workbench. Planning Academics
Research Conference, Newcastle University.
(April 2009) Participatory GIS for developing flood risk management policy options. Planning
Academics Research Conference, Newcastle University.
(August 2007) What is the is the most appropriate conceptualisation of Public Participation GIS?,
45th Annual Conference of the Urban & Regional Information Systems Association, Washington
(November 2006) The role of participatory e-Planning in
the new English Local Planning System, Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning 47th Annual
Conference, Fort Worth, Dallas, Texas.
(July 2005) Further Developments in PPGIS: initial thoughts on the E-City Platform. URISA PPGIS
conference, Cleveland, Ohio.
(June 2005) 'Urban Regeneration in the
Intelligent City' presented at the CUPUM '05 Conference at UCL in London.
(April 2005) Further developments in PPGIS: initial thoughts on the E-City Platform. Planning
Research Conference, University of Manchester, England.
(July 2003) Building a Virtual Participatory Planning System for a Rural Community. URISA PPGIS
conference, Portland, Oregon.
(July 2002) The role of e-government and public participation in the planning process. XVI AESOP
Congress, Volos, Greece.
Kingston, R. and Turner, A. (September 2001) An Internet Tool For Forecasting Land Use Change And
Land Degradation In The Mediterranean Region. 6th International Conference on GeoComputation,
University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.
(October 2000) On-line Public Participation Geographical Information Systems. Border to Cross
Meeting, Maastricht, Netherlands.
Kingston, R., Carver, S., Evans, A. and Turton, I. (October 1999) Virtual Decision Making in Spatial
Planning: Web-based Geographical Information Systems For Public Participation In Environmental
Decision Making Paper presented at the International Conference on Public Participation and
Information Technology, Lisbon, Portugal.
Kingston, R., Carver, S., Evans, A. and Turton, I. (April 1999) A GIS For The Public: Enhancing
Participation In Local Decision Making Paper presented at GISRUK'99, Southampton.
(October 1998) Web Based GIS for Public Participation Decision Making in the UK Paper presented at
the NCGIA PPGIS Meeting, Santa Barbara, California. Other papers presented at the meeting are
on-line at the NCGIA web site.
(October 1998) Accessing GIS over the Web: an aid to public participation in environmental
decision-making. International Association of Public Participation (IAP2), Tempe, Arizona.
Kingston, R., Carver, S. and Turton, I. (April 1998) Accessing GIS over the Web: an aid to Public
Participation in Environmental Decision Making Paper presented at GISRUK'98, Edinburgh,
(April 1998) Accessing Geographical Information Systems over the World Wide Web: the use of
technology to aid Public Participation in Environmental Decision-Making. 5th Annual Planning
Academics Conference, Department of Town and Country Planning, University of