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Winter Unconference planned 9 December!

You might wonder what we have been up to in the last few months. In earlier years, we would have announced the date for our end-of-year conference. But as you know, we moved our conference to last June to prevent Covid impact. After discussing with the ThingsCon core team, we all agreed it would be […]

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Looking back at Summer edition 2022

We are looking back at a great event 9 & 10 June, our new Summer Edition in Keilepand Rotterdam. Check out the pictures and aftermovie. We might add some reporting here, but definitely read the post by Peet here. Check the pictures by Nuno Cruz Photography on Flickr.

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ThingsCon planned for 9&10 June 2022

As previously announced; for this year’s ThingsCon we plan to take full advantage of the opportunity to meet each other in-person again, and to celebrate the renewed energy this brings us. To make that happen, we’re planning the 2022 ThingsCon in June!  Mark your calendars: ThingsCon 2022 ðŸŽ‰ June 9 & 10 Thursday 9 June 17:00-21:00 * community […]

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ThingsCon 2021

We are happy to announce we will organize an event in 2021 on 10 December. The format is hybrid online with so-called Boutiques of Salons curated from 3 cities (Rotterdam, Eindhoven, and Antwerp) combined in an online combined event at the beginning of the evening (17:30-20:00 CET). We will also organize our student awards accessible […]

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Theme of 2021

Why a theme? We primarily want to put forward a yearly theme to set the tone, a general message we’re after. This theme can be pulled through various events and eventually set the scene for the yearly ThingsCon RIOT publication we will launch in December again. 2021: EVERY____ The COVID pandemic cut short what we once […]

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Revisit GoodThingsFest 2020

We look back at a successful annual gathering last December GoodThingsFest. For obvious reasons the event was online, but this allowed for experiments with formats, activities, and responsible conference technology (♥ Hochschule Darmstadt) while keeping the ThingsCon spirit. Judging by your feedback you very much enjoyed the experience. You can revisit the event through video’s, our annual RIOT Report (also available […]

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Welcome to the Board, Andrea Krajewski!

Here at ThingsCon e.V. — ThingsCon’s legal entity in Germany — we’re happy to announce a change to the board: Prof. Andrea Krajewski will join the board. Andrea has been an active part of the ThingsCon team for a long time and it feels like an organic next step to make her role more official. She’s […]

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Good Things Fest

7 – 11 December 2020 Mark you calendars! This year we’re moving the annual Thingscon conference online, and are excited to share the first details. Like many other communities this year, we’ve been pondering on what to do with the annual thingscon conference. Ever since the pandemic took off, it feels like we’ve been getting […]

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The Trustable Technology Mark is wrapping up, Trustable Technology lives on

We’ll be wrapping up the Trustable Technology Mark prototype. We want to use this opportunity to reflect, share what we learned, and look ahead to new opportunities around Trustable Technology. Note: This is cross-posted from the Trustable Technology site. What’s happening? After about two years, we’ll be wrapping up the Trustable Technology Mark: This prototype […]

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We stayed at home and jammed

Last month, makers from around Europe gathered online from their home studios for our Stay-at-home TH/NGs Jam. Together we explored new physical connections in times of virtual gathering through a day of making, sharing and fun. As is often the case at ThingsCon events, the day was just as much about people enjoying each other’s company […]