Conferencing & Media

 (Selected highlights from 2011-2018)

(Speaker / Upcoming) Democratising AI (Power & Responsibility Summit, Houston, US

(Session Chair / Upcoming) Smart Cities (Grace Hopper Conference, Houston, US

(Keynote / Upcoming) ML, IoT and Smart Cities: The next frontier (Russian AI Forum 2018, Moscow, Russia)

(Panelist) Young Digital Transformers (National Digital Conference London, UK)

(Chair/Moderator) Mapping the World to Build Smart Cities (CogX 2018, Dubai, UE)

(Chair/Moderator) Open Data Panel  (IoTX 2018, Dubai, UE)

(Keynote) IoT and the Grand City Challenges (IoTX 2018, Dubai, UE)

(Panellist) Alpha Go (Artificial Intelligence) event with Google Deep Mind (UCL)

(Speaker) Brave New Smart World. Insight Talk, Turing Lecture of the Institute of Engineering and Technology, UK (2018)

(Keynote) The roadmap for Smart cities. Tech, Data and the Future of Nations (The Business, Trade & Commerce Conference North 2017, Tromso, Norway)

(Speaker) Data and Smart Cities (Smart Cities Symposium, London, UK)

(Keynote) Smart Cities Design Playbook (Hamburg@work 20th Anniversary Summit, Hamburg, Germany)

(Speaker) Smart Cities Design (Google Developer Group – Cloud, London, UK)

(Keynote) Smart Cities and Sustainable Growth (Association of Equipment Manufacturer – Think Forward Event, Chicago, USA)

(Speaker) What makes a City Smart? (DDaTCoN 2017: smart cities, London, UK)

(Speaker) Smart Cities 101 – Fundamentals and Design Principles for the Cities of the Future (IoT Conference, Malmo, Copenhagen)

(Speaker) The Live London Infrastructure Map (ULI Tech Conference – 4th Revolution, London, UK)

(Speaker) Mapping London’s 2050 Infrastructure Growth (ESRI Annual Conference, London, UK)

(Speaker) What are Smart Cities? (CONEXPO – CON/AGG 2017, Las Vegas, USA)

(Speaker) Urban Platforms (Porto Town Hall, Portugal)

(Speaker) Designing cities for everyone: Making cities real SMART (ODI Summit 2016, London)

(Speaker) IoT With the Best Developers Conference: “IoT: The Roadmap for Smart Cities” (World’s largest developers conference)

(Keynote) APAC Innovation Summit (Hong Kong): “How a Data Infrastructure Can Make Your City Smart” Sept 2016

(Speaker) Urban Innovation Centre Speaker: “6 Billion dreams: What new business models and data infrastructure do we need to meet the aspirations of future urban dwellers?

(Speaker) Pint of Science London & L’Oreal Science Foundation 2015: “City Data Integration in Smart Cities”

(Panelist) REWORK Internet Of Things Summit London 2015: ”IOT Common Standards & Security”

(Speaker) REWORK Connected Cities Summit “Data as Infrastructure For Smart Cities”, 2015 (London, UK)

(Speaker) Smart City Expo Kyoto 2015: “The IoT: How 50 billion things will change the way we live and communicate”

(Speaker) Smart City Expo 2015 “Data as Infrastructures for Smart Cities

(Panelist) Smart City Expo 2015 “Urban Platforms”, European Innovation Partnership Project  as part of my work as the co-lead and author of the requirements specification for Urban Platforms, Demand Side group of the “European Innovation Partnership Program – Urban Platforms”

(Speaker) Pint of Science London & L’Oreal Science Foundation 2015: “City Data Integration in Smart Cities

(Speaker) TEDx (Global TedX Women) Speaker: “Smart Cities”, 2015.

(Speaker) Smart City Expo Kyoto “The IoT: How 50 billion online things will change the way we live and communicate”, 2015

(Speaker) REWORK Cities Summit Speaker “Platforms and Business Models For Smart Cities”, 2014 (London, UK)

(Speaker) ACM Research Competition, 2014 “A Linked-Data Platform Ecosystem for the design and realisation of smart and sustainable cities”. (Phoenix, USA)

(Speaker) Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, 2013 “A middleware framework for urban data management”. (Minneapolis, USA)

(Speaker) FLOSSIE Conference, 2013 “Cities of things – How 50 billion online things will change the way we live and communicate”. (London, UK)

(Speaker) Doctoral Summer School in Intelligent Services for Smart Cities “Resilient Cities”, 2013 (Trento, Italy)

(Speaker) Cloud Computing Doctoral Summer School 2013 “Senseable Homes”, 2013 (Espoo, Finland)

(Speaker) Cloud Computing Summer School 2013 “Smart Cities of the Future: Bridging the gap between data value chain and urban data management systems”, 2013 (Espoo, Finland)

(Speaker) “Bridges of Innovation Forum – Smart Cities and Cloud Computing”, 2013 (Valladolid, Spain)

(Workshop Facilitator and Speaker) Big Bang Fair, 2013 (London, UK)

(Keynote) 1st Conference in Project Management of the University of Quebec – “Smart Cities Projects”, 2012 (Trois Rivieres, Canada)

(Poster) Summer School Imagine the Future “Architectural Design of Smart Cities”, 2012 (Paris, France)

(Poster)  Google Scholars Retreat “How big is the Smart City Challenge”, 2012 (Zurich, Switzerland)

(Speaker) 31st International Symposium in Forecasting, 2011 “Meta Learning using multiple Forecast Errors: Automatic Model Selection of Exponential Smoothing”. (Prague, CzR)


Media / Interviews


2017: USA ASSOCIATION OF EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER – “In the Internet of Things, people are still the most important component

2016: THE MEMO –5 World-class female coders to celebrate on Ada Lovelace Day

2016: HEIDELBERG LAUREATE FORUM – “Larissa Suzuki makes cities smarter


2014: REWORK – “Smart Cities need smarter business models

2013: INFO MAGAZINE – “The architect of the future” (Portuguese)

2013: THE WISE CAMPAIGN – “Computer Science: it is a girl’s thing

2012: GLOBO WEBPORTAL – “Google Anita Borg Award Winner” (Portuguese)



Conference Organisation/Co-Organisation

  1. FullStack 2017, London
  2. International Grace Hopper Conference London 2016, ABI.London
  3. Grace Hopper Conference Committee Member (technical papers, ABIE Awards)ÂÂ
  4. ACM Research Competition Judge and Reviewer Committee at GHC
  5. COIOTE 2015, Publicity Chair
  6. Smart Cities Global Hackathon 2014 , Co-Organizer
  7. Big Bang Fair 2012, 2013, 2014, UCL Computer Science and Intel Workshop Assistant
  8. Grace Hopper Conference 2015, General Poster and ACM Research Competition Poster Committee Member
  9. London Hopper Colloquium, Co-Organizer (2012 – Present)
  10. Urban Data Management Conference 2012, Logistics Assistant
  11. Lovelace Colloquium, Papers Reviewer and Logistics Assistant
  12. X Technology Week, University Centre Barao de Maua, Co-Organizer