Salon Eindhoven

Part of ThingsCon 2021 Boutiques of Salons, 10 December

EVERY___thing in Rotterdam: More-Than-Human
EVERY___where in Antwerp: AI city interventions
EVERY___one in Eindhoven: How can you trust? Who can you trust?

Theme: EVERY___one

How can you trust? Who can you trust?

Location: AI Innovation Center High Tech Campus

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Lumo Labs Disposable Identities Twinds Foundation

Workshop: 13.00 – 17.00

‘How can you trust?’ Disposable Identities, UX Design Workshop includes a presentation on Disposable Identities by expert and visionary Rob van Kranenburg (, followed by a UX Design Workshop run by the Twinds Foundation ( focusing on the user interface to Self-Sovereign Identity – in particular the challenges of designing a truly user-friendly way to own, manage and protect our identities and data online.

A live Disposable Identities Design Demonstration – with insights from early user testing – will be followed by a Design Workshop to brainstorm around a number of core UX challenges: How to establish anonymous-yet-trusted connections with others? How to back-up and recover decentralised ‘identities and data’ wallets? And should the responsibility lie completely in the users hands?

Keynotes [3 locations]: 17.00 – 20.00

Manon den Dunnen

‘Who can you trust?’ In Eindhoven the evening program shifts focus from owning identities to faking identities and the impact of Deep Fakes, on both Identity and IoT. With a keynote on Synthetic Media and the threads of complex signals being cloned and IoT sensorvalues potentially being manipulated  With a discussion on what such cloning and Deep Fakes mean for trust and identity online, and how far recent EU IoT cybersecurity legislation will go to protect against potential threats?

Register to join the workshop and keynote on location at the AI Innovation Centre, High Tech Campus.

Speaker profiles

Rob van Kranenburg

Rob van Kranenburg (1964) is the Founder of Council_IoT and #iotday. He wrote The Internet of Things. A critique of ambient technology and the all-seeing network of RFID, Network Notebooks 02, Institute of Network Cultures. Together with Christian Nold he published Situated Technologies Pamphlets 8: The Internet of People for a Post-Oil World. He works as Ecosystem Manager for the EU project Next Generation Internet.

van Kranenburg R. et al. (2020) Future Urban Smartness: Connectivity Zones with Disposable Identities. In: Augusto J.C. (eds) Handbook of Smart Cities. Springer, Cham.

Advisory Board I.J.Cyber Forensics&Advanced Threat Investigations


Manon den Dunnen

Manon den Dunnen is strategic specialist on digital transformation at the Dutch Police and organizer of the SensemakersAMS community. Manon’s main focus is on raising awareness about the consequences of digization for the constitutional values and how to counter or adapt where necessary. Next to talks, workshops and advisory reports, she’s also actively building towards change with partners in knowledge networks and projects like the Digital Trust Infrastructure.

Lorna Goulden

Lorna Goulden works as a Digital Experience Principal and is also a Venture Advisor at LumoLabs and co-founder of the Twinds Foundation – an SSI and Disposable Identities non-profit. She also initiated the Eindhoven IoT Meetup and the Eindhoven ThingsNetwork and more recently joined the board of ThingsCon. Her passion is to navigate between the different cultures of Design, Technology and Business. Building bridges whilst advocating more sustainable value creation that is driven by more meaningful user experiences. Together with ThingsCon she ran the workshop series the Trust Toolkit – with a vision to identify the tools needed to rebuild our trust in technology and data driven business.

J. Isohanni, L. Goulden, K. M. Hermsen, M. Ross and J. Vanbockryck, “Disposable identities; enabling trust-by-design to build more sustainable data driven value,” 2021 IEEE International Conference on Cyber Security and Resilience (CSR), 2021, pp. 378-383, doi: 10.1109/CSR51186.2021.9527950