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

Simon Höher

Simon Höher is a facilitator of processes and strategies, that explore emerging patterns of technology, culture, and society in a global context. As an innovation and strategy consultant his activities include helping organizations learn about ways to co-create their future, connecting people and communities in the realm of technology, design, and society, and mentoring companies and early-stage start ups in terms of business strategy and user-driven product development. He is sharing his learnings and questions as a conference speaker and active participant in various design and tech-related communities.

In his work Simon connects concepts of open & human-centric design, civic tech, urban innovation and digital transformation. He has hands-on experience consulting and advising DAX30 companies, start ups, and public organizations alike – and among others has been working with the likes of Deutsche Telekom, e.on, Intel, Fraunhofer UMSICHT, GIZ, GitHub, Mediatech, Gruner + Jahr, TU Berlin and more. He regularly mentors at Seedcamp, Europe’s biggest accelerator program for early-stage start ups and is an active member of the MIT-based International Development Innovation Network (IDIN) and the Global Innovation Gathering (GIG).

Simon will be moderating the session Trustmark – the Resonsible Tech Session


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