ISPM Conference

Utilizing Public Participation Tools in Switzerland for Siting of Wind Turbines

Utilizing Public Participation Tools in Switzerland for Siting of Wind Turbines

It’s important to include residents in the process when planning a site for a wind turbine. We interviewed Stefanie Müller from the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL) about a research project on participatory siting of renewable energies in Switzerland, and asked her how they used Maptionnaire's PPGIS tool in the project.

3 Takeaways from the ISPM Conference

3 Takeaways from the ISPM Conference

The International Society of Participatory Mapping (ISPM) conference is a forum that brings together scholars, planners and practitioners working with participatory mapping and spatial participatory methods. This year, the three-day event was hosted by Aalto University in Finland. Here are our takeaways from the conference.