Organization of conferences, workshops, events

Chair of the Wikimania Steering Committee since 2016



  • Open Data and Open Maps for Heritage Protection, Castelgrande, Bellinzona, Switzerland, 21/02/2020 in collaboration with Ticino Canton.
  • itwikicon. Participation in the organising team, online, 24-15/10/2000. Affiliation: volunteer.


  • Smart Villages: Un concetto intelligente. Seminario di confronto dedicato ai territori montani, organization by ERSAF Ente regionale per i servizi all’agricoltura e alle foreste in collaboration with Ecomuseo delle Grigne, Esino Lario, Italy, 25/10/2019.
  • Giornata di formazione Open Science, DEASS, Lugano 24/10/2019. 


  • TEDxEsinoLario 2018, June 2018. Lead of TEDxEsinoLario 2018.



  • Wikimania Esino Lario, 21-28/06/2016. Lead of Wikimania Esino Lario, the 2016 Wikipedia and Wikimedia world conference on the Alps with 1368 participants in a mountain village of 761 inhabitant. Project concept and general responsible. Affiliation: volunteer. Support of Wikimedia Foundation, Cariplo Foundation and Italian and Swiss partners.



  • Training Course for Wikipedians in Residence (Corso per Wikipediani in residenza), promoted by lettera27 Foundation in collaboration with Wikimedia Italia, March-May 2012. Training course curated by Remulazz; scientific director Iolanda Pensa.
  • Workshop Mobile A2K: Culture and Safety in Africa. Developing a Methodology Guide, i2a International Institute for Architecture, Vico Morcote, Switzerland, 10-14/03/2012, curator of the workshop with Roberto Casati and coordinated by Davide Fornari.
  • Share Your Knowledge, Festival del cinema africano, dell’Asia e dell’America Latina, Milano, 25/03/2012.


  • Share Your Knowledge, promoted by lettera27 Foundation, Fondazione Cariplo and Careof/DOCVA, Milano, 20/04/2011, 25/05/2011, 14/06/2011. Three meetings and training sessions addressing cultural institutions on access to knowledge and knowledge sharing, Creative Commons and Wikipedia.
  • Planning Cultural and Environmental projects: Training Course First Level (Ideare progetti culturali e ambientali. Corso di formazione di base), Liceo Scientifico Grassi, Lecco, 09/05/2011. Co-curator of the basic course on project planning and management.


  • Mobile A2K Access to Knowledge, promoted by lettera27 Foundation, Festivaletteratura, Mantova, 11-12/09/2010. Scientific director of the three two-days’ events of the conference programme; moderator of the conference with Rasheed Araeen.
  • WikiAfrica Workshop, Libreria Griot, Roma, 06/10/2010. Collaboration with Libreria Giot in the concept, structure and implementation of the workshop.
  • Mobile A2K Access To Knowledge Afrofantasy Workshop, Swiss Design Network Conference, 29/10/2010. Co-curator with Davide Fornari.


  • Mobile A2K Access to Knowledge: Resources, Interfaces and Contents on Urban Transformations, Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center, Bellagio, October 2009. Curator of the conference in collaboration with Roberto Casati.


  • Thinking About the SUD, promoted by iStrike Foundation, Rotterdam, 27-28/01/2007. Co-curator of the meeting orgazed in the Netherlands to prepare the SUD-Salon Urbain de Douala of 2007.
  • WikiAfrica Douala, promoted by doual’art in collaboration with lettera27 Foundation, organized during the Ars&Urbis International Workshop, Douala, Camerun, 03-17/03/2007. Co-curator and project manager.
  • Ars&Urbis International Workshop, promoted by doual’art in collaboration with iStrike Foundation, Douala, Camerun, 03-17/03/2007. Co-curator of the workshop and collaboration in the project management and implementation.
  • WikiAfrica Workshop, promoted by lettera27 Foundation, Festivaletteratura, Mantova, 7-9-/09/2007. A series of conferences that produce live Wikipedia articles.