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

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


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)


Bluecity 100 Maasboulevard, 3063 NS Rotterdam