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Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino

Alexandra is an internet of things author, consultant, public speaker and entrepreneur with a background in industrial and interaction design.

She wrote ‘Smarter Homes: how technology will change your home life’ (Apress, 2018) was the first UK distributor of the Arduino and is the founder of the Good Night Lamp which is in the permanent collection of the London Design Museum. Her projects are also part of the permanent collection at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

She has been organising the London Internet of Things Meetup since 2011. She was named 1st in a list of 100 Internet of Things Influencers (Postscapes, 2016), 2nd in Top 100 Internet of Things Thought Leaders (Onalytica, 2014) and in the Top 100 Influencial Tech Women on Twitter (Business Insider, 2014). She’s been included in the longlist of Computer Weekly’s Most Influential Women in Tech in the UK (2017, 2018 & 2019).

Her clients have included ING Labs, Bulb Energy, The Wellcome Trust, Victoria & Albert Museum, P&G, Connected Digital Economy Catapult, Danish Ministry of Urban & Rural Affairs, BBC R&D, Nokia, American Express, BT, EDF, BFI, British Gas, Mozilla Foundation, Wired, Evening Standard, Arup, National Geographic, Y&R, Dare Digital, Hyper Happen, W+K. Find her on Twitter, Linkedin.

Program Day 1

Our program on Thursday the 12th

Day 1 of Thingscon 2019 we will shape the future narratives of the responsible IoT and beyond together. You can dive deep with peers, thought leaders, innovators, and researchers from the ThingsCon community and beyond:

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Program Day 2

Our program on Friday the 13th

Day 2 of Thingscon 2019 is about the current state of the responsible IoT. You can get inspiration from thought leaders and practitioners from the field, get hands-on with the latest tools & insights and be part of the leading discours. To end Thingscon will present a State of the Responsible IoT in 2019:

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Tickets & info

12 / 13 December, Rotterdam | Get your tickets now!

Date and time

Thursday, 12 dec. 2019, 09:00 – 19:00 (CET)
Friday, 13 dec. 2019, 09:00 – 20:00 (CET)

Location

Het Nieuwe Instituut
25 Museumpark, 3015 CB Rotterdam (map)

Tickets

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Speakers & hosts

Our first speakers

We are happy to announce our first speakers and hosts for sessions and workshops. These include:  

Marleen Stikker
Tracy Rolling
Heather Wiltse
Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino
Klasien van de Zandschulp
Mirena Papadimitriou

But wait, there are many more:

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