SmartPrevent final Conference

SmartPrevent consortium has successfully organized the final dissemination event to present the Smartprevent results achieved during the project.

Final Seminar of project has taken place in Las Rozas de Madrid (Spain) on the 26th of April 2016.

The final SmartPrevent Seminar aims to release the objectives achieved by the consortium and promote new technologies and methodologies to enhance current video surveillance system to prevent and detect frequent petty crimes in urban zones.

The official programme hold several sessions to provide a holistic view of video surveillance domain.

Session 1. ETHICAL & LEGAL ISSUES ROUNDTABLE

Moderator: Osman Dolu (ASED)

Speakers:

David Wright, Director of Trilateral Research and author of book on Privacy Impact Assessment (Springer, 2012) and co-author of Surveillance in Europe (Routledge, 2015).

Judit Garrido, Lawyer at ECIJA Law & Technology With wide expertise in Privacy Rights and video surveillance.

Session 2. EUROPEAN PROJECT ABOUT VIDEO SURVEILLANCE

A total of five EU Security projects were selected by the conference organizers, including:

  • P-REACT
  • FORENSOR
  • LASIE
  • ADDPRIV

Session 3. SMARTPREVENT WORKSHOP

This session hold different key points such as SmartPrevent Overview, SmartPrevent Pilot, End-user & Stakeholders Questionnaire and Open discussion concerning the SmartPrevent system.

Victor Fernandez-Carbajales told about the project overview and the objectives defined to implement a video surveillance system to support Law enforcement authorities.

Following this presentation, David Cabañeros (Treelogic) and Jozsef Szakacs (VSL) introduce the pilot carried out in Kfar Saba.

After the demonstration and the discussion, the SmartPrevent consortium received a first evaluation and feedback directly by potential end-users coming from several business areas through a questionnaire.

Session 4. SMARTPREVENT FINAL CONFERENCE

Final conference was held to disseminate the state of art and regulatory of computer vision and video surveillance in cities. Emilio del Val (Spanish Data Protection Agency) told about the privacy rights and data protection normative in Spain. Prof. José María Martínez (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Video Processing and Understanding Lab) explained the new challenges and future of computer visión techniques to support video surveillance systems.

Date: 
26th of April 2016
 

The research leading to this results has received funding from the European Union

Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under agreement nº 606952