Program 2023


Welcome by ThingsCon team


Opening keynote Maria Luce Lupetti


Introductions of workshops and exhibition pitches:
– Conspiracy Capitaliser
– Eco-Urban Futures
– Student projects TUD IDE, HHS NLE, HvA MDD


Workshops and sessions – Powered by CLICKNL

🤖 Build your own Wijkbot – Auditorium
🧠 Generative Genie: Referencing in the Neural Network PlaygroundRoom 1
🥙 Labeling for the food commonsStudio 1
🏠 From simple sensors to (un-)intended implicationsStudio 2
🧰 Repairing unintended/unwanted consequences of existing Smart City Technologies6th Floor a
🎗️ Intercommunal Collaborations: Imagining the Pluriverse of Technology – 6th Floor b
🤍 designing (un)intended consequences for inclusivity – 6th Floor c


Lunch and visit to the exhibition


Introduction afternoon sessions


Workshops and sessions – Powered by CLICKNL
🔗 Illuminating relations, finding connections: Diagramming smart (safety) objects in citiesAuditorium
⛱️ Join us for a Coastal Futuring adventure!Room 1
🏙️ Social Smart Cities; “Are you being served?”Studio 1
🏠 From (un-)intended implications for privacy to implications for design and useStudio 2
🚗 Responsible Urban Sensing6th Floor a
🕵️ Designing interventions for smart doorbells6th Floor b
🛜 Easy get started with IoT6th Floor c


Break and visit to the exhibition


Plenary short case presentations
– AI-generated gender-ambiguous child toys
– sCOOL2walk
– Conversation starters
– Datadonation Dataslip
– Touching interface
– The Camera Car Fair / The Fair Camera Car
– DRG4FOOD Toolbox


Closing keynote Bas van de Poel


Wrap up & drinks after


The Conspiracy Capitaliser: A deep dive into AI, social media, and profitRobert Collins
Creating Monsters: crafting gender-ambiguous child toys through reflexive designer-AI interactionsAnne Arzberger
Next Level Engineering, student projects The Hague University Master24 students with six projects
Dataslip, project designerly data donationAlejandra Gomez Ortega
Embodied behaviors of unintended hoodbotsTomasz Jaskiewicz
A Touching InterfaceSadie Girigorie
The Camera Car Fair / The Fair Camera CarTessa Steenkamp
Conversation Starters: How Can We Misunderstand AI Better?Iohanna Nicenboim
Eco-Urban FuturesSeowoo Nam
Algae CloudNeva Linn Rustad
sCOOL2walkDarianne DeFreitas
The DRG4FOOD toolbox : Digital Responsibility Goals and Enabling Technologies for building responsible data-driven solutions in the Food SectorLorna Goulden
Happy Trees SensorMADE students AMS institute
Future of technology for impaired athletes and solar powerstudents Master Digital Design University of Amsterdam
Interactive environments7 projects from minor Technical University Delft faculty Industrial Design

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