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

Sophie Brasseur

Sophie is a mammalogist at Wageningen University & Research with many years of experience in using tags to study animal behaviour. She currently lives on the island of Texel, where she uses tags to monitor more than 500 grey seals. Sophie will share how she and her colleagues benefit from this technology and what she would like to see in the future.

Sophie is one of the speakers on the Bionic Blue Whale 🐋 – from tracking to augmenting mammals panel.


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