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Bart Hengeveld

Bart Hengeveld is assistant professor in the Future Everyday research group at Industrial Design, TU/e.
Bart has a background in industrial design (M.Sc. at TU Delft, Doctorate at TU/e) and music. His research interest is in the ‘body language’ of the internet of things; how does embedded technology present itself to us in the most appropriate form? More specific his interest is in the role of sound in this world of ubiquitous computational technologies.
He is a member of the ACM International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction (TEI) Steering Committee, having been part of the TEI community since the first conference in 2007 and having organized TEI’16 in Eindhoven (Conference bid and Program Chair). He has co-edited a special issue for IxD&A, and is a regular reviewer for CHI, TEI, DIS, IJDesign and more. 
As a teacher, he is specialized in 2D, 3D and 4D ‘formgiving’. He is a regular invited teacher for the Asian Smart Living International School. Between 2015 and 2017 he was elected ID Teacher of the year three times in a row, and in 2017 he was runner-up Teacher of the Year at TU/e.

Bart is panelist in the session Ethics Education – panel with educators

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)


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


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Speakers & hosts

Our speakers & hosts

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

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

But wait, there are many more:

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