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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 […]

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Trust Toolkit Workshop Series 2021

In April and May IoT Eindhoven will host in collaboration with ThingsCon three online workshops. Join us on 22 April, 6 May, and/or 20 May. Together with ThingsCon we have set an ambitious goal for 2021 – join us to discuss how we might develop from ethical and regulatory ‘codes of conduct’ into building the […]

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Masterclass responsible IoT – 9 April

Masterclass Responsible Design for Networked Objects Organised by ThingsCon as part of IoT Rotterdam 2020 ThingsCon has been an active promoter of a responsible and human-centric Internet of Things for years now. At our conferences and Salons we shared knowledge and organised deep-dives. In 2018 we partnered with Mozilla to introduce the Trustable Technology Mark […]

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Revisit GoodThingsFest 2020

We look back at a successful annual gathering last December GoodThingsFest. For obvious reasons the event was online, but this allowed for experiments with formats, activities, and responsible conference technology (♥ Hochschule Darmstadt) while keeping the ThingsCon spirit. Judging by your feedback you very much enjoyed the experience. You can revisit the event through video’s, our annual RIOT Report (also available […]

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Welcome to the Board, Andrea Krajewski!

Here at ThingsCon e.V. — ThingsCon’s legal entity in Germany — we’re happy to announce a change to the board: Prof. Andrea Krajewski will join the board. Andrea has been an active part of the ThingsCon team for a long time and it feels like an organic next step to make her role more official. She’s […]

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Good Things Fest

7 – 11 December 2020 Mark you calendars! This year we’re moving the annual Thingscon conference online, and are excited to share the first details. Like many other communities this year, we’ve been pondering on what to do with the annual thingscon conference. Ever since the pandemic took off, it feels like we’ve been getting […]

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ThingsCon Salon ‘The Hague’

Responsible onboarding public digital ecosystems 24 September 15:00-17:00; Innovation Days Scheveningen Join us for the first ThingsCon Salon in The Hague, organized in close partnership with the Smart City Team of The Hague municipality. The theme is smart cities and the governance of digital public infrastructure. You can find more details below the live-stream and […]

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Follow up sessions Trust Toolkit

ThingsCon and EHVIOT announce further dates for the series of workshops Don’t Be Evil: Building Trustable and Responsible Technology Business August 27 a number of experts and practitioners joined the online collaborative workshop (designed in Miro) to kick-off a series of discussions around the frameworks and requirements for more acceptable technology, data, identity and privacy […]

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Session at NGI Policy Summit

We will host a session at the NGI Policy Summit that is held online 28 September, titled: Learning from ‘critical making’ – Good Things for the Next Generation Internet Join us to discuss the benefits of critical making in the process of policy making. The team of ThingsCon will share experiences from 7 years of […]

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The Trustable Technology Mark is wrapping up, Trustable Technology lives on

We’ll be wrapping up the Trustable Technology Mark prototype. We want to use this opportunity to reflect, share what we learned, and look ahead to new opportunities around Trustable Technology. Note: This is cross-posted from the Trustable Technology site. What’s happening? After about two years, we’ll be wrapping up the Trustable Technology Mark: This prototype […]