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Our Two-day program

This is the full ThingsCon 2019 program overview. Student are welcome to join the general program but maybe you want join our special student program.

Day 1 – Thursday December 12

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.

Our program for day one is:

08:30 | Have a coffee, make a badge and mingle
09:30 | Opening by Iskander Smit & Pieter Diepenmaat (Thingscon)
09:45 | Listen to opening keynote by Heather Wiltse
10:15 | Choose your track
10:30 | Shape future narratives in one of 4 unconference-style tracks:

How do we shape a responsible society?
How do we ideate responsible IoT products?
How do we shape exciting IoT ideas into responsible products?
How do we shape the future of human and non-human relationships in public space?

13:00 | Have lunch
14:00 | Shape future narratives in 4 un-conference tracks (round 2)*

How do we shape a responsible society?
How do we ideate responsible IoT products?
How do we shape exciting IoT ideas into responsible products?
How do we shape the future of human and non-human relationships in public space?

16:30 | Share and enjoy outcomes of unconference tracks
17:30 | Listen to closing keynote by Davide Gomba
18:00 | Have drinks

* From 13:30 – 17:30 students can participate in the Thingscon Student Master Class on Smart Home.

Day 2 – Friday December 13

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.

Our program for day two is:

09:00 | Have a coffee, make a badge (if you haven’t already) and mingle
09:30 | Welcome by team ThingsCon – Iskander Smit & Pieter Diepenmaat
09:40 | Listen to keynote Marleen Stikker
10:05 | Listen to keynote Wouter Reeskamp
10:30 | Introductions workshops by hosts.
10:40 | Select one of the 9 workshops and sessions to join.
11:00 | Join a session/workshop and get to know the latest responsible tech tools and insights or be part of the leading discourse:
Relate to the machine (talks + workshop)
SMD for terrified beginners (tech tools workshop)
Network of Things (tech tools workshop)
Quick-start with wireless devices on the LoRa Network (tech tools workshop)
Introducing Industruino (tech tools workshop)
Ideation workshop on (female) mobility – Tripchaining is the future! (ideation workshop)
Connected storytelling (talks + discussion)
The hacking city (talks + discussion)
We, the body, the internet, and things in between (workshop)

13:00 | Have lunch and visit the exhibition
find at our exhibition the best work of students, IoT projects, installations, resurrected IoT devices and more; find an overview here
14:00 | Listen to keynotes and responsible IoT cases from the field
Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino
Irini Mirena Papadimitriou
IoT Cases in 5 min; INFO, Virt-EU, Trammell Hudson, KPN, Tijmen Schep, npk design, and more to announce
15:30 | Have a break and get to know each other
16:15 | Listen to keynotes
Tracy Rolling
Klasien van de Zandschulp
17:15 | Grand finale:
Learn about outcomes unconference tracks
Thingscon Talent Award ceremony
Presentation (and more) on the State of the Responsible IoT in 2019
18:00 | Have drinks

Exhibition: During the second day you can visit an exposition of interesting IoT work, critique and student projects.

Organising partners of ThingsCon

Our media partners

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

Location

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)

Location

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:

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