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Relive TH/NGS 2023

Happy 2024! We have uploaded the videos of the TH/NGS 2023 conference to our YouTube channel. And find the pictures in a Flickr album. We are looking back at a great edition of ThingsCon and hope you had a good time – if you were there. Thanks for participating! Check out these lovely talks and […]

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Save the date: 2024 annual conference

In 2024, we will celebrate 10 years of ThingsCon with our annual event in December. We will start planning soon but you can save this date: 12 & 13 December 2024. Andrea and Iskander announced this at the end of another inspiring edition 15 December 2023. ThingsCon started in Berlin in 2014 in springtime and […]

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2023 conference

14th/15th December – Save the date: ThingsCon 2023 Conference: Unintended Consequences In keeping with tradition, we are busy organising the 2023 ThingsCon conference again in December. As we adapt to new event practicalities since the pandemic disruptions, we were particularly charmed by the format we created for our Summer edition last year, so we will […]

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Salon Doing Ethics

On 6 September ThingsCon, we will team up with the Human Values for Smarter Cities project to organise a Salon on Doing Ethics at VONK Rotterdam.  With two great speakers that bring ethics daily in practice, short pitches by researchers from the project, and an insightful workshop on designing rules into policy.  Workshop 16:00-18:00, evening lectures and […]

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Salon Listening Things

We are happy to announce a new ThingsCon Salon! We will keep updating this page with the latest on the program. ThingsCon Salon: Listening Things SmartHome Interoperability, Inference and Impact Discussions on IoT and AI; Ethics, Privacy and Trust  An STRP Festival partner event #STRP #ThingsCon #iot #AI #Ethics #Privacy #Trust #SmartHome #Matter  Date: 14th […]

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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 🎉 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 […]