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

IoT enhanced intangible game design

Thursday, December 6, 13:00-15:00h

Get ready for a fun and active workshop! During this session we will explore the intricacies of inventing simple intangible games (games with no equipment), followed by concepts augmenting that experience with connected technology. You’ll walk away having exercised the part of your brain to better understand gesture/movement design, social design, and design of simple game mechanics.


Ko Nakatsu

Ko is a Seattle-based designer and teacher. His life’s devotion is the study and practice of designing across mediums. He has been a vehicle concept designer at Nissan, entrepreneur-in-residence at Samsung, designer of virtual classrooms at Blackboard, associate professor of IoT/AR design at Academy of Art, and a co-founder of a client-participatory consultancy, Potluck, working with Adidas, Young Guru, and other trend-setters. He currently leads a design team at Amazon.

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


Bluecity 100 Maasboulevard, 3063 NS Rotterdam