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Lorenzo Romagnoli

Lorenzo Romagnoli is an interaction designer and creative technologist, with an expertise in digital media, physical computing and digital fabrication.
He was a member of the team that founded and ran Italy’s first Fablab in 2011. From 2012 to 2014, Lorenzo pursued a master in Design for Interaction at the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) in the Netherlands. He graduated designing a system for simplifying the design and prototyping of connected objects.
In 2015 Lorenzo Joined the Arduino team in Turin; serving as project manager and “maker in chief” of project Casa Jasmina.

He currently works as consultant between Italy, The Netherlands and China, designing and prototyping near-future products and services.
He teaches in several design school around Europe and is part of automato.farm, a design collective researching and developing future products and interfaces… sometimes real and sometimes fictional.

Objective Realities

Objective Realities is series of VR experiences that change the perspective from a human point of view to the one of an object. In OR you will be able to see and act in a virtual smart home with the capabilities and limitations of a specific object and listen to the invisible chatter that happens between networked things and the home.

Lorenzo is giving a keynote Friday 7, 14:30h

Program Day 1

Our program on Thursday the 12th

Day 1 of Thingscon 2019 we will shape the future narratives of the responsible IoT and beyond together. You can dive deep with peers, thought leaders, innovators, and researchers from the ThingsCon community and beyond:

Full program

Program Day 2

Our program on Friday the 13th

Day 2 of Thingscon 2019 is about the current state of the responsible IoT. You can get inspiration from thought leaders and practitioners from the field, get hands-on with the latest tools & insights and be part of the leading discours. To end Thingscon will present a State of the Responsible IoT in 2019:

Full program


12 / 13 December, Rotterdam

Date and time

Thursday, 12 dec. 2019, 09:00 – 19:00 (CET)
Friday, 13 dec. 2019, 09:00 – 20:00 (CET)


Het Nieuwe Instituut
25 Museumpark, 3015 CB Rotterdam (map)

Speakers & hosts

Our speakers & hosts

We are happy to announce our keynote speakers and hosts for sessions and workshops. These include:

Marleen Stikker
Tracy Rolling
Heather Wiltse
Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino
Klasien van de Zandschulp
Mirena Papadimitriou
Davide Gomba
Wouter Reeskamp

But wait, there are many more:

All our Speakers & hosts