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Rotterdam 6 — 7 Dec It's time for a system reboot.

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


ThingsCon is a 2 day event, packed with talks, workshops and other events.

Thu, Dec 6

Doors open 8:30h, opening 9:30h
9:45-10:30h: keynotes
10:45-12:45h: workshop round 1
13:00-15:00h: workshop round 2
15:15-17:15h: workshop round 3
17:30h keynote
18:00h pitches student hack challenge
19:00h drinks, award ceremony
Whole day: demos and more

Fri, Dec 7

Doors open 8:30h, opening 9:30h
9:45-10:45h: keynotes
11:00-13:00h: workshop round 4
14:00-17:30h: keynotes
17:30h: closing and drinks
Whole day: demos and more

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Date and time

thursday, 6 dec. 2018, 10:00 – friday, 7 dec. 2018, 20:00 (CET)


Bluecity 100 Maasboulevard, 3063 NS Rotterdam