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April 9, 2015 at Wijnhaven 61 & 103 in Rotterdam

Public evening event: Final pitches Hackday and wrap-up meeting

Not able to attend to the morning and afternoon program? Please join us in the evening to see the juried pitches of the Hackday prototypes and to meet other participants. We’ll wrap up the day with a drink and chat with each other till closing time (9.30 PM). Starting time: 7.00 pm at Wijnhaven 107,…

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Keynote: Designing for the Internet of Things

When everyday objects — thermostats, cars, ship-to-shore cranes — connect to the Internet what results is the Internet of Things. The Internet of Things is essentially a human-out-of-the-loop-technology — machines communicating directly with other machines without the intervention of humans. Yet this technology has a substantial impact on humans and society. Designing for the Internet…

Peter Troxler
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Predictive Analysis

Predictive analysis, the analysis of (large amounts) of data to forecast and predict is seen as a valuable contribution in the gap between the two extremes in trend research. On one site of the continuum the rationalists trust on the past, predict on ceteris paribus “with all other stay the same” conditions. On the opposite…

9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Hackday ‘A-Wearable’

How can wearables make you aware of the impact of data and Internet of Things in the city? And are such applications desired or do they have negative consequences for city life? What does a desirable future smart city look like anyhow? These are the questions during the hackday ‘A-Wearable’. With a team of other…

8:30 am - 4:40 pm

Enchanted Objects

Enchanted objects are everyday things made extraordinary. First and third year students Communication and Media Design present the result of two months of work on designing, prototyping, testing and researching internet of things applications. Their work includes storyboards, sketches, paper prototypes and an interactive presentation. Event Registration Online for International Internet of Things Day Rotterdam…

1:00 am - 2:30 pm

Things are Talking

Probably you are aware that when you visit a webshop, you will almost certainly be identified via your browser log-in and every mouse click will be stored and analyzed. In the background a webshop will compare your behavior with a number of standard profiles and gives you recommendations based on the group you fit in.…

Jan Kroon


These are co-events hosted by other enthusiasts in Rotterdam.

MeetUp Rotterdam

4th edition of the IoT, Built Environment & Smart City Meeting April 9, at V2 Institute for the Unstable Media A variety of speakers will present the current state of affairs and discuss some promising developments in architecture, its role and the consequences for the ‘smart city’ and – above all – its citizens.…