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

Kars Alfrink

Kars Alfrink (MA, Utrecht School of the Arts) is a designer, researcher and educator focused on the intersection of emerging technologies, social progress and the built environment.

Currently, Kars is a doctoral candidate at Delft University of Technology’s faculty of Industrial Design Engineering, researching the design of smart public infrastructure for intelligibility as part of the NWO-funded project ‘BRIdging Data in the built Environment (BRIDE)’.

He is also a co-founder and coordinator of Tech Solidarity NL, a grassroots community of tech workers in the Netherlands advancing the design and development of more just and egalitarian technology.

Until recently, Kars was partner at Hubbub, a boutique playful design agency which he founded in 2009.

Kars also initiated and co-curated the Dutch offshoot of This Happened, a series of events about the stories behind interaction design. He has worked as an educator and researcher at the Utrecht School of the Arts, and before that as an interaction designer at a couple of web agencies.

Kars also initiated and co-curated the Dutch offshoot of This Happened, a series of events about the stories behind interaction design. He has worked as an educator and researcher at the Utrecht School of the Arts, and before that as an interaction designer at a couple of web agencies.

Kars is moderating a workshop Seeing like a bridge – designing smart public infrastructure

Program

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)

Location

Bluecity 100 Maasboulevard, 3063 NS Rotterdam

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